Recognizing & Rewarding the talented, eclectic AI & Analytics professionals, contributors & mavens across industry segments and academia in India

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3AI Pinnacle Awards acknowledges and celebrates the prowess of AI & Analytics in driving tangible business, educational and social outcomes.

The award categories are open to individuals and teams working in the AI & Analytics arena across India and is an exceptional opportunity to showcase research, application & engagement capabilities of AI & Analytics and get wide recognition in the AI & Analytics industry

Our endeavor is to scale & elevate AI & Analytics community by recognizing the diligence and dedication of those working in this space. The 3AI Pinnacle Awards will recognize chosen leaders, professionals, students and academic institutions across different award categories that bring to life the art of complex & unresolved problem solving through AI and Analytics. This 3AI Pinnacle Awards 2020 have 12 Awards across 5 Categories

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The 3AI Pinnacle Awards Construct

The 3AI Pinnacle Awards ​sets ​the new template for AI & Analytics practice in Industry and Academia​, and looks at scaling, connecting and acclaiming the AI & Analytics community across India. ​Here are a few reasons why you should participate in 3AI Pinnacle 2020 awards

Stand out from the rest by showcasing your cutting-edge solution in AI & Analytics space. An opportunity to interact with the leading AI & Analytics practitioners, Leaders & Experts

Share Insights, knowledge and acquired learnings with the AI & Analytics industry professionals and aspirants

Get recognized amongst your peers and the broader AI & Analytics community and increase your mindshare

Get noticed as a top talent, make long-lasting connects that could open new doors for you

3AI Pinnacle Award Categories

The 3AI Pinnacle Awards 2020 will be a recognition and an opportunity to connect with the most talented AI & Analytics professionals, enthusiasts and their teams from across India.

This year we have 12 distinct awards across 5 categories. The Awards are open to individuals and teams working within the Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, Data Science, and Machine Learning Ecosystem from across Industries, Business Functions in India.

The Awards will begin accepting entries for various categories from June 13, 2020.

For any additional queries, mail us at: or whatsapp at +91-9100691768

Industry Agnostic Awards

AI & Analytics Rising Star Awards
Women in AI & Analytics Award

Academic Awards

Student of the Year
AI & Analytics “Takshila” Awards

Industry Leader Awards

Healthcare Leader Awards
BFSI Leader Awards
Retail & CPG Leader Awards
Manufacturing Leader Awards
Lifesciences Leader Awards
Supply Chain Analytics Leader Awards
Customer Experience Analytics Leader Awards
Talent Analytics Leader Awards


Pankaj Rai

Pankaj Rai

Aparana Gupta

Aparana Gupta

Sundara Ramalingam N

Sundara Ramalingam N

Sowjanya Shetty

Sowjanya Shetty

Kapil Gandhi

Kapil Gandhi

Vikas Gupta

Divesh Singla

Divesh Singla

Dr. Githa Heggde

Dr. Sarabjot Singh Anand

Winners Package

  • Certificate of recognition
  • Eligibility to be part of 3AI Ambassadors* and Thought Leaders*
  • Detailed profiles of the winners on 3AI website and its social media communities
  • Recognition by the 3AI to its community
  • Recognition on the 3AI website
  • Recognition on the 3AI social communities (LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook)

* Eligibility – 3AI Members


  1. 1
    Why were 3AI Pinnacle Award created?

    3AI Pinnacle Awards have been established to recognize the gold standard for AI and Analytics in Industry, Education and Social Responsibility and to continue to grow and connect the AI and Analytics community across India

  2. 2
    Who is behind 3AI Pinnacle Awards?

    Created in 2020 3AI – AI and Analytics Association to connect bustling AI and Analytics community. Since it’s inception, the Awards are supported by the 3AI Thought Leaders who create and refine the Award Categories and the Entry Criteria each year to ensure the Awards are evolving with the roles and advancements in the AI and Analytics Ecosystem. The mission of the 3AI is to develop the Innovation Ecosystem that will enable the data and AI-driven digital transformation in India delivering maximum economic and societal benefit, and, achieving and sustaining India’s leadership on Artificial Intelligence and Analytics

  3. 3
    What are the award categories?

    This year there are 12 Award Categories to enter:

    Cross-Industry Awards

    1. AI & Analytics Rising Star Awards
    2. AI & Analytics Women Awards

    Industry Leader Awards

    1. Healthcare Leader Awards
    2. BFSI Leader Awards
    3. Retail & CPG Leader Awards
    4. Manufacturing Leader Awards
    5. Lifesciences Leader Awards
    6. Supply Chain Analytics Leader Awards
    7. Customer Experience Analytics Leader Awards
    • Talent Analytics Leader Awards

    Academic Awards

    1. AI & Analytics “Takshila” Awards
    2. AI & Analytics Student of the Year Awards
  4. 4
    When is the opening date for the entries?

    We will open for entries, depending on various categories, please refer to each award category to look for dates for each category

  5. 5
    How can I enter?

    Once you have decided what category you wish to enter, you will need to register your details on the Awards entry platform.

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    How do I submit my application?

    When we open for entries, you will find a link on each category page that will bring you to the Entry Portal. After filling in the required nominee details, you can

  7. 7
    Who should fill out the application form?

    It is recommended that your application is submitted in AI & Analytics context rather than marketing literature as each submission will be marked against the criteria set out and will be reviewed by a AI & Analytics professional. 

  8. 8
    Is my project eligible?

    Your project or submission is eligible if you meet all the criteria set out in the category entry criteria page

  9. 9
    What is the definition of AI & Analytics?

    For the purposes of these awards, AI & Analytics is defined as:

    Artificial Intelligence – any technique, code or algorithm that seeks to enable machines to mimic the behavior and/or thought processes of human beings. Key sub-categories of AI include Machine Learning, Deep Learning and explainability.

    Analytics – the manipulation and analysis of structured and unstructured data to generate useful insights, and encompasses a range of fields including Data Mining, Visualization, and Artificial Intelligence.

  10. 10
    Where are the applications accepted from?

    Nominations are open to individuals and teams residing in The Republic of India (including teams representing academic/commercial/not-for-profit organisations which have India based operations)

  11. 11
    What language does the application need to be submitted in

    For the 2020 competition, we will only be accepting applications written in English.

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    I am a part time student; can I enter the student related category?

    Yes, as long as the submission was initiated and completed during the course and is directly linked to the pursuit of your educational studies (i.e. is assessed or a prerequisite for completing your course). Distance learning entries will also be supported on this basis.

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    Can I submit multiple entries?

    It is permissible to submit multiple entries to the competition only if the projects are distinctly different.  It is advised that you assess the individual criteria to decide which category your entry is most suited for. You cannot submit the same project to multiple categories. You cannot apply for more than 2 categories, in total

  14. 14
    Can my entry be moved to a different category?

    During the judging phase, if required the judges will advise if your application is more suitable for a different category than to the one you originally submitted to.

  15. 15
    What is the timeframe for the participating projects?

    Please check the individual category criteria. For the most part, projects must have been completed in the last 12 – 18 months

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    Will the information I submit be kept confidential?

    In submitting your application, you agree to provide the 3AIAI Awards with confidential information and intellectual property to be used for the sole purpose of matching your application to the award criteria and to be judged by the Judges, as selected by the 3AI Awards. The 3AI will protect your confidential information as they would their own and will not use it for a purpose other than the competition unless expressly agreed to by you. All intellectual property submitted will remain the property of the applicants and will not be used by the 3AI or the judges in any other way that compromises the ownership of such intellectual property.

  17. 17
    What permissions do I need to submit my application?

    It is the responsibility of each applicant to have the consent of the relevant stakeholders to submit the application and all the information contained within.  It is advised that entrants should only share the information they are comfortable with and not to share highly sensitive personal or company information or data.

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    Who created entry criteria?

    Each year the 3AI Thought Leaders Committee create and refine the Award categories to ensure that the Awards are evolving with roles within the AI & Analytics Ecosystem. The judging panel consists of AI & Analytics Leaders from across industry and academia to ensure transparency and fairness across the competition.

  19. 19
    When are the different stages of competition taking place?

    Please refer to each Award Category as the important dates and phases are different for each

  20. 20
    When will be the winners announced?

    Please refer to each Award Category as the important dates and phases are different for each

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    How will I know if I have made to the final stage?

    Finalists will be announced at the end of shortlisting stage and notified via the contact information that was supplied during the registration phase. Please refer to each award category for the dates

    Both successful and non-successful applicants will be contacted. If you have not been contacted, please get in touch via

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