Achievement Award

The purpose of the Achievement Awards is to recognize Old Boys who have brought recognition and honour to the School by making outstanding contributions to their professions or to society at large and to celebrate the contribution of the School in the life of the Old Boy.

The Achievement Awards are:
Lifetime Achievement Award – normally one award per year
OBA Award for Significant Achievement – number to be decided by the Awards Sub-committee.

OBA Lifetime Achievement Award:
1. Prominence and acclaim in their chosen field
2. Consistent and comprehensive record of excellence and achievement beyond the norm
3. Persistent effort and courage in the face of adversity
4. Ongoing and positive effect on their field and other people

OBA Award for Significant Achievement:
1. Prominence and acclaim in their chosen field
2. Record of innovation, excellence and achievement beyond the norm.
3. Provides inspiration and leadership to present students and young alumni

1. The OBA Managing Committee shall constitute an Awards Sub-Committee to select the recipients of the awards.
2. Members of the Awards Sub-Committee shall be:
a.Past Presidents – 3 Past Presidents by annual rotation;b.Vice President and Secretary of the Managing Committee by default; in case of inability to attend, other member(s) of the MC shall be chosen by a vote.
Total number of members – 5.
3. The Awards Sub-Committee shall invite nominations, resumes and letters of recommendation from all Old Boys simultaneously publishing the eligibility for nomination every year.
a.The nominations may be in free format with resume, etc., containing enough information to enable the Awards Sub-Committee to recognize the Old Boy for the award, such as:

•Name, House, Batch
•Biodata or resume of achievements
•Contribution to Society, School and/or the OBA
b.The category of the Award (LAA or SAA) may be left open, in which case it would be decided by the Awards Sub-Committee.
4. Nominations shall be received until June 15 of the year in a sealed envelope addressed to The Secretary OBA, or by email to [email protected]. Nominations received after June 15, shall not be entertained.
5. Nominations received over the past 2 years shall also be considered by the Awards Sub-Committee.
6. The Awards Sub-Committee shall select and intimate the Old Boys to be awarded by June 30.
7. The decision of the Awards Sub-Committee shall be final and not open to review.
8. The Awards shall be given on OBA Day.