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NJA 2021 - Terms & Conditions

  • The Jewellery Fraternity (The Jewellery fraternities include Retailers, Wholesalers, Manufacturers, e-commerce entity, Designers and Gold smiths.) across India can apply for the National Jewellery Awards 2021.
  • The Jewellery has to be 100% manufactured in India to participate in the National Jewellery Awards 2021.
  • Designs/Jewellery which is manufactured in the period between January 01, 2020 to March 31, 2021 can participate in the awards. Entries that do not comply with any of these rules will be disqualified.
  • Jewellery design/pieces or stores or marketing initiatives for jewellery promotion recognized in any other jewellery awards held in the last one year i.e. January 01, 2020 to March 31, 2021, will not be eligible to apply for National Jewellery Awards and will be disqualified from the awards. This will be identified on best effort basis and will be highlighted to the NJA management for further action.
  • The finalist determined in the Jewellery Award segment must provide self-declaration form stating the quality of the jewellery piece submitted for the awards. The draft document will be shared by the audit team post the announcement of the same. They may also choose to submit a hallmark certificate however it is not a mandatory document.
  • In case the information provided in the declaration is found to be untrue, the entry will stand disqualified and the participant will be blacklisted from the NJA awards subject to the management’s discretion.
  • Finalist for each category under Jewellery segment will undergo a lab testing organized by NJA committee in order to certify the genuineness of the piece. The finalist shall have an option to submit an existing certificate authenticating the genuineness of the jewellery piece. The cost incurred for the lab testing shall be borne by the finalists.
  • The Top 3 finalist for Artisan/Craftsman category shall receive cash prize of INR 51,000, INR 25,000 and INR 11,000 respectively.
  • It is explicitly understood that the entry details are approved and overseen by the owner /partner/ director of the participating company.
  • At the time of submitting the application, please ensure that you have provided all the necessary details. Please make a note that incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • All the supporting materials wherever necessary should be specifically attached with the entries.
  • Winners of the previous editions of NJA are not eligible to participate with the winning jewellery piece/set.
  • Application fees is non-refundable.
  • Kindly issue the Cheque or Demand draft or NEFT or RTGS on the name of "All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council".
  • Discounts are applicable on the number of entries in your cart (i.e. 5 entries and above) and not applicable on any back dated invoices. For example; on May 20, 2021 you have successfully paid for 3 entries and subsequently, you also apply for 4 more entries, in this scenario the discounts will not be applicable. GST applicable over and above.
  • In case there is a dispute with a Jewellery design, then the participant must prove that he has designed that particular Jewellery piece. The decision of the jury and NJA committee will be final and binding.
  • The third-party process auditor shall monitor the process of NJA 2021 Awards.
  • You are requested to-cooperate with the NJA Awards committee on the deadlines for submission of material/jewellery for smooth operations.
  • The Jury of the NJA 2021 shall have the final authority in determining the winner of the awards. The decision of the Jury shall be final, conclusive and binding, the winner or any other person shall have no legal or any other rights to contest or dispute the decision of the jury.
  • GJC shall not be legally liable for any property/person/damage/loss arising for any reason whatsoever regarding the National Jewellery Awards 2021.
  • Please submit photographs of finished jewellery or sketches only. Size of photographs must be 8*10 inches only in case of hard copy submitted.
  • One Jewellery piece/ set/ pair/ design can participate in one category only .In case jury comes across same design submitted in multiple categories as a finalist only one entry will be considered for the grand jury round based on their discretion.
  • Finalists of past three editions cannot participate with the same jewellery design submitted in the previous editions, as applicable.
  • The award categories may be changed/modified/split/merged/increased or cancelled by the Jury based on the number and quality of entries received in each category. Awards management / jury may apply minimum cap for the category to be awarded to maintain high standards of Awards. This is at the discretion of Awards management / Jury and this cannot be contested in any manner.
  • In the event that no participant in a category are found to be winner worthy, the award category may be cancelled by the Jury. The decision of the Jury in this regard will be final and non-contestable.
  • The Awards management will not entertain any queries in this regard
    • The Jewellery applied for the Awards should be commercially available.
    • Meet the category requirements (General and Specific) for each category in which it is entered. The category requirements are set forth in the brochure.
    • In any stage it is found that the jewellery design submitted is not original and has been copied/ used from other designs ,then the entry will be disqualified from the awards basis the jury's discretion.
  • By submitting your entry, you grant organizer the right and license to reproduce, publish, distribute, and display your entry materials, and portions thereof, in any of its publications in all media and advertising the same, and you represent and warrant:
    • That the information provided on your payment form and entry form is accurate and complete.
    • That you have obtained all necessary license and releases from persons depicted in, or involved in creating (including photographers), your entry materials and listed on your entry form so that organizer will not incur any obligation or liability to them based upon its use or publication of your entry materials.
    • Entry materials (other than actual jewellery pieces) will not be returned.
    • Organizer is not liable for lost, stolen, illegible, misdirected, damaged, or mutilated entries. Entry fee is non-refundable and will not be returned (even if your entry is determined to be ineligible or disqualified) unless competition is cancelled or postponed by organizer.
    • Organizer reserves the right to cancel or postpone all or portions of the competition for any or no reasons. If you have submitted an entry for a cancelled or postponed portion of the competition, organizer will refund your entry fee for that entry within thirty days of any decision to cancel or postpone, and the licenses granted by you to organizer under these rules for the attached entries will terminate. In addition, organizer reserves the right to combine selected categories.
    • The finalists & winners will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity / liability release within 2 days of notification or may be disqualified.
    • Taxes and other expenses on the awards are the responsibility of the winners.
    • By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these official Rules and by the decisions of Organizers are final on all matters regarding these Awards.
    • Participation in the awards is subject to defined Terms & conditions.