Criteria for calculation of marks for selection of universities for MAKA Trophy has been revised in which the performances of the students of the universities in Olympic Games/ Paralympic Games, World Cup/World Championships, Asian Games, Asian Cup/Asian Championships, Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Championships, World University Games, World University Championships, National University Games, Khelo India University Games, Inter Zonal Championships and Intra Zonal University Games/Championships has been included.
Tournaments which are held more than once a year will not be considered for computation of marks. The amount of award money for the overall all winner university has been enhanced from Rs. 10 lakhs to Rs. 15 lakhs and for 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner-up universities, the amount of award money has been enhanced from Rs. 5 lakhs to Rs. 7.5 lakhs and Rs. 3 lakhs to Rs. 4.5 lakhs respectively.