GISSF conferences currently present two types of awards.
These awards are presented track wise to an individual who has made significant, sustained and continuing contributions to research in information retrieval. The Best Paper Award is presented to the individual(s) judged by a separate awards committee to have written the best paper appearing in the conference proceedings. The best presentation award will also be given on the basis of organization and professionalism of presentation, communication skills of the presenter and appropriate use of time. Honorary appreciation certificates will be awarded to winners of these awards