RULES & ELIGIBILITY


ELIGIBILITY TO SUBMIT ENTRIES
Entries submitted should be active in India between 1st Oct’16 – 30th Sept’17
FEES FOR THE ENTRY SUBMISSION

MEMBER

16th Oct’17 – 5th Dec’17
INR 3500 /- + GST

NON-MEMBER

16th Oct’17 – 5th Dec’17
INR 7000 /- + GST

MEMBER

6th Dec’17 – 12th Dec’17
INR 5000 /- + GST

NON-MEMBER

6th Dec’17 – 12th Dec’17
INR 9000 /- + GST

MEMBER

13th Dec’17 – 15th Dec’17
INR 5500 /- + GST

NON-MEMBER

13th Dec’17 – 15th Dec’17
INR 9500 /- + GST

ENTRY FEE FOR DIGITAL SOCIAL & ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AWARD CATEGORY: INR 1000 /-

ENTRY FEE FOR SPECIAL AWARD CATEGORY – Nil

Refund Policy: Once the fee is paid, no refunds will be issued

Important Dates & Deadlines


Judging Process

The India Digital Awards nominees and winners are selected by members of the Jury from the best work entered through the call for entries.


Screening Entries

The nominees and winners of the awards are selected by members of the Jury from the best work entered through the call for entries. The awardees of this coveted trophy are selected through an extensive selection process. Jury members will independently inspect each entry and rate them based on their respective judging criteria. Those entries that do not fulfill the criteria shall be disqualified. India Digital Awards shall not be liable to give any explanation to anyone for disqualification of entries.


Jury Judging Criteria for each category

Scoring is based on the scale of 1 to 10 – 1 being lowest and 10 being highest

The jury shall evaluate entries based on five criteria:

i. Creativity and Innovation: Jury shall focus on few elements of the campaign like content, design, technological innovation, and the unique nature of the underlying idea. It includes writing, music, and relevant use of animation, video or anything that communicates a creative marketing message.

ii. Execution: Jury shall focus on linking the purpose and effect between objectives, strategy and results of the campaign. Additional factors to be considered shall be effective use of resources, technology and implementation of the campaign.

iii. Results: Jury shall evaluate campaign on the basis of the results of the campaign based on whether the campaign achieved desired results, whether it was able to reach to target audience or on any other statistic which will help in proving the results of the campaign.

iv. Overall experience: An entry should demonstrate frequently may be more or less than the sum of its parts. The overall experience shall include creativity, content, structure, visual design, functionality, and interactivity.

v. Strategy: An entry should demonstrate approach to the overall purpose and target audience throughout each elements of the campaign.

The jury shall evaluate entries based on five criteria:

i. Creativity and Innovation:Jury shall focus on few elements of the campaign like content, design, technological innovation, and the unique nature of the underlying idea. It includes writing, music, and relevant use of animation, video or anything that communicates a creative marketing message.

ii. Execution: Jury shall focus on linking the purpose and effect between objectives, strategy and results of the campaign. Additional factors to be considered shall be effective use of resources, technology and implementation of the campaign.

iii. Results: Jury shall evaluate campaign on the basis of the results of the campaign based on whether the campaign achieved desired results, whether it was able to reach to target audience or on any other statistic which will help in proving the results of the campaign.

iv. Overall experience: An entry should demonstrate frequently may be more or less than the sum of its parts. The overall experience shall include creativity, content, structure, visual design, functionality, and interactivity.

v. Strategy: An entry should demonstrate approach to the overall purpose and target audience throughout each elements of the campaign.

The jury shall evaluate entries based on five criteria

i. Content, Creativity and Innovation: Jury shall focus on few elements of the entry like content, design, technological innovation, and the unique nature of the underlying idea. It includes writing, music, and relevant use of animation, video or anything that is used for the project, app or service.

ii. Execution: Jury shall focus on linking the purpose and effect between objectives, strategy and results of the project. Additional factors to be considered shall be effective use of resources, technology and implementation of the campaign.

iii. Results: Jury shall evaluate entry on the basis of the results of the project based on return on investment, benefits to individual users or to enterprises as a whole or any other statistic, which will help in proving the results of the campaign.

iv. User Interface: Ease of usage, interactivity, good quality audio and visuals, and overall user interface.

v. Overall Experience: An entry should demonstrate frequently may be more or less than the sum of its parts. The overall experience shall include creativity, content, structure, visual design, functionality, ease of use and interactivity.

The jury shall evaluate entries based on five criteria:

i. Innovation: The Jury shall focus on the technological innovation, pre-emptive approach, problem identification-problem solving measures and creative application of concepts in the programme/product/service.

ii. Ease of use/accessibility: The Jury shall focus on how convenient the programme/product/service has proved for the users in terms of accessibility and utility.

iii. Reach and engagement: How extensively did the programme/product/service reach out to the customers and engaged them, and how well was it accepted across various target groups.

iv. Strategy & Execution: How effective were the strategies and activities implemented in terms of marketing, operation and execution of the programme/product/service.

v. Results: Jury shall evaluate entry on the basis of the results of the project based on return on investment, benefits to individual users or to enterprises as a whole or any other statistic, which will help in proving the results of the product/service/programme.

The jury shall evaluate entries based on five criteria:

i. Innovation: The Jury shall focus on the technological innovation, preemptive approach, problem identification-problem solving measures and creative application of concepts in the programme/product/service.

ii. Ease of use/accessibility: The Jury shall focus on how convenient the programme/product/service has proved for the users in terms of accessibility and utility.

iii. Reach and engagement: How extensively did the programme/product/service reach out to the customers and engaged them, and how well was it accepted across various target groups.

iv. Strategy & Execution: How effective were the strategies and activities implemented in terms of meticulous strategizing and execution of the programme/product/service.

v. Empowerment: Jury shall evaluate entry on the basis of the results of the project based on the benefits to individual users or to enterprises as a whole, or any other statistic, which will help in proving the social and/or economic assistance meted out to the consumers through the use of the product/service/programme.

The jury shall evaluate entries based on four criteria:

i. Transformative impact on cyber security profession: Jury will focus on the impact the exhibit has on the profession of cyber security. Has the innovation caused substantial disruption? Has the idea substantially advanced, or has the potential to substantially advance, the practice of cyber security?

ii. Importance of the cyber security issue that the exhibit has resolved: Jury will focus on the relevance and significance of the issue in cyber security that the exhibit has solved.

iii. Breakthrough technology used: Jury will focus on the technology that has been used in the cyber security innovation and how has this technology been successful.

iv. Publications, patents or other evidence : Jury will also focus on any other recognition or achievements that the exhibit has received in the judging period.

The jury shall evaluate entries based on the following criteria

i. Robustness of technology: Jury will focus on the quality & endurance of the technology used. The entry must possess technology that is not easily affected by any threats and/or recovers quickly or holds up well under exceptional circumstances.

ii. Uniqueness of technology used: The entry must demonstrate a capacity to overperform & outdo any other innovation in the same space. It must be unique in its offering, its design & its experience.

iii. Results: Jury shall evaluate entry on the basis of the results of the project based on return on investment, benefits to individual users or to enterprises as a whole or any other statistic, which will help in proving the results of the campaign.

iv. User Interface: Ease of usage, interactivity, good quality audio and visuals, and overall user interface.

v. Overall Experience: An entry should demonstrate frequently may be more or less than the sum of its parts. The overall experience shall include creativity, content, structure, visual design, functionality, ease of use and interactivity