• Publication Awards
  • Kindly use email mode, send hot link of article or send pdf reprint of the article to Hon. Secretary before last date.

    1.  N.H. Antia Best Article Published in any Journal including IJPS during previous year.

    2.  Armed Forces endowment best case report / ideas and innovation award published in IJPS in previous year.

  • Dr. Sam Bose and Mrs. Saroja Bose Award
  • This award is made available from donation by family of Mrs. Saroja Bose and Dr. Sam C. Bose though Madurai Plastic Surgery Group. The Inaugural award was given at Chandigarh APSICON 2014. There is no special session for this category of papers. During abstract submission for APSICON, authors have option to get their papers considered for this category.Such option must be available during online abstract submission.

    Later scientific Committee asks for full text of such papers to be judged by a panel.All delegates who opt for their paper to be considered for this award, continue to present their paper as general paper in the break away sessions of subjects of their papers.

    The panel is decided by Chairman of Organizing Committee, Chairman of Scientific Committee and Organizing Secretary of that APSICON. Chairman of Scientific Committee shall carry out the final marks summation procedure and hand over the result to Secretary APSI before General Body Meeting. Winner is declared during general Body by the Secretary. The winner for particular APSICON shall receive medal, certificate and cash price at next APSICON.

  • Kilner Essay Award
    1. On any topic
    2. Open to all full or associate members of the Association of less than 10 years standing after post­ graduation. .
    3. Four copies of the essay to be sent to the Secretary, APSI before 31st July of the year
    4. It should not be more than 5000 words, excluding references, charts, tables and photographs etc. .
    5. It should include author's original work in sequence, introduction, material and methods, review of literature, observations, discussion, summary and conclusions. Photographic representation of quality is essential to substantiate the original work.
  • Peet Prize
  • Eligibility All full / life members of APSI

    Submission of papers

    The paper should be of high standard and should have originality. It should be relevant to the Indian context. If experience of a long series of cases is being presented, it is preferable to include a statistical analysis also. New ideas and innovation /new achievements and feats can be presented. Modification of techniques, highlighting cost-effectiveness and superiority of results, development of newer instruments etc.

    The papers to be presented in "Peet Prize Session" should be marked on the envelope. Each participant should send 4 copies of the full text of the paper alongwith photographs and illustrations etc. to the Secre­tary, APSI. The last date for sending the paper is 31st July for the year. The author also needs to submit an undertaking that the same work has not been published earlier.


    The final acceptance of the paper will be communicated to the participants by 30th Sept of the year, by the Secretary, APSI. After he has obtained the opinion of the screening committee members. The Secretary APSI will also inform the Organising Secretary of APSICON for that year about the acceptance of such papers. Authors who still wish to present their papers in APSICON for the year if their papers are not accepted for the Peet Prize Session will have to themselves submit the same to the organising secretary of the conference.

    Time of Presentation

    Ten minutes will be allowed for presentation, to be followed by 3 minutes discussion. Anybody from the audience is free to ask questions on the presentation, content, quality of slides, clinical importance of work, acquisition of technical skills and overall perform­ance. Assessment sheets will be handed over to the Secretary, APSI immediately after the end of the Peet Prize Session.

    It stands confirmed that Peet Prize is for oral presentation, and even if there is a single paper approved by the selection committee, it would not qualify for an award till the paper is presented and adjudged to be award winning by the Judges.

  • APSI Best Paper Award
  • Corpus donated by Dr. J.R. Jaju. later augmented by him in year 2000 by a further contribution of Rs. 37000/-


    Junior Plastic Surgeon undergoing post doctoral training, or not more than one year after training. The paper should not have any co-author.   


    1. While submitting the abstract of the paper, please indicate on top that the paper be considered for this particular session.     .
    2. The abstract should be accompanied by a certificate from the Head of the Dept. where the participant is undergoing training.
    3. The abstract should be submitted to the Organising Secretary of the conference where it is supposed to be presented, by the due date announced.


    1. The title slide should not indicate the name of the institution.
    2. The work should reflect that it has been carried out by the junior plastic surgeon.
    3. Ten minutes will be allowed for presentation, to be followed by 3 minutes discussion.
    4. Anybody from the audience is free to ask questions on the presentation.
    5. Judges for the session will be appointed by the President and Secretary APSI
  • McNeil Prize for Audio-Visual Presentation
  • Instituted by a corpus of Rs 50,000/- donated by Mr. McNeil, UK, in 1994

    Amongst the papers presented in the APSI "Best Paper Award Session" the presentation with best audio­-visual content will be awarded this prize.

  • Kamath Memorial Prize
  • The best poster presentation during the National Conference will receive this award.

  • Plastic Surgeon of the year - Dr K.S Shekar Endowment
  • The Primary fund shall be derived from the endowment made by Dr.K.S.Shekar- Past President of the APSI—viz. a sum of Rupees ten lakhs (Rs.10,00,000/-) to the APSI/APSI Trust

  • PGIMER-Sawhney Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
  • Corpus of Rs. 11,00,000 from savings of APSICON 2014 and A donation of Rs 4 lakhs has been received from Dr C. P. Sawhney towards PGIMER Sawhney Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award.

  • PGIMER I. T. Jackson Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery Award
  • Corpus of Rs. Corpus of Rs. 9,66,475 Donation from savings of APSICON 2014