selection Procedure


Start evaluation process: ICT AWARD 2021

10th Sep 2021 (Bhadra 25, 2078) Friday


Selection of top 10/12 for Category A

25th Sep, 2021 (Ashoj 9, 2078) Saturday


Startup and Innovation Fest: Top 10/12

1st & 2nd Oct, 2021 (Ashoj 15 & 16, 2078)


Presentation and speed dating session

23rd Oct 2021 (Kartik 6, 2078) Saturday


Public voting Start to select winner

1st Nov, 2021 (Kartik 15, 2078) Monday


Field Visit of Finalist

25th & 26th Nov, 2021 (Mangsir 9&10, 2078)


Finalization of winners by Jury members

17th Dec, 2021 (Poush 2, 2078) Friday


For the ICT Startup Award, ICT Product Award and Rising Star ICT Award 2021, every applicant goes through five different stages.

They are as follows:

Stage 1

To reach out the interested applicants we call for online applications.


Stage 2

After evaluating the documents, the jury shortlists the applicants who have met the criteria.


Stage 3

The applicant is asked for interview, presentations and other requirements if necessary. By this time we will have completed one month and top ten get selected.


Stage 4

Online and SMS voting begins to decide the top three. Those who didn’t make it to top three get eliminated.


Stage 5

Based on above four stages and inputs from our internal evaluation team, the winner is decided by the jury.


As for the ICT Pioneer Award, Nepali Diaspora ICT Award, Entrepreneurs ICT Award, Women Icon ICT Award, Digital Governance ICT Award & Digital Education ICT Award, nominee should nominate or recommend personnel who have contributed in the social transformation through ICT. The jury and advisory team with incorporations of feedbacks from the internal evaluation team will select after three rounds of evaluation and announce the recipient of the Award respectively.