32 Awards. 4 Category Winners, 28 Sub Category Winners

As its ongoing pursuit to establish design as a tool for national competitiveness, CII initiated the "CII Design Excellence Awards" from the year of 2011. In its eighth year, we are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the CII Design Excellence Awards 2018.

The CII Design Excellence Award, acknowledge and celebrate Indian Design and Innovation. The Awards strive to honour new paradigms of design in India, which answers the call of making Indian industry and manufacturing more competitive and innovative and present the emerging face of design in India and its newer manifestations.

The India Design Council endorses CII Design Excellence Awards. This Design Award is a perfect opportunity for Indian companies to present themselves as design led organisations.

Important Dates

To be announced soon.



The entry submitted for the CII Design Excellence Award has to be designed for / designed in India and manufactured and or marketed in India

Submitted by a company registered in India


Design must be fully commissioned and in market or usage at the time of entry

The Design must have been realized in the calendar year of 2017 or 2018

Prototypes cannot apply

The entries must comply with the mandatory applicable standards for the given entry

Contact Information

Mr Gaurav Gupta
Email : gaurav.gupta@cii.in
Tel      : +91 9555507674