Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2019 – 2020: Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) has conducted the Kerala State Young Scientist Awards every year. It basic purpose behind this, to honour dynamic young Scientists in recognition of their outstanding work in the field of science and technology. Those young scientists who are working Kerala for last year will be considered for Scientist Award. Candidates may be nominated by Vice-Chancellors of Universities in Kerala, Directors of R & D Centres, Heads of Institutions & Departments and Fellows of Academies. The selection process will be review by an expert committee. The number of awards made in each year will be limited to 14. Awards will not be shared. Get the complete details of Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2019 – 2020.
Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2019 – 2020 by KSCSTE
The Kerala State Young Scientist Award instituted by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE) is intended to honour talented young Kerala Scientists in recognition of their outstanding contributions in any branch of science and technology. Research carried out in Kerala by young scientists of Indian origin, who has not attained the age of 37 years as on December 31, 2019, in any of the 14 disciplines will be taken into consideration for the award.
|Last date to Apply||28 Nov 2019|
Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2019 – 2020 Application Form
Those candidates who have an interest in the world of Science, they can apply the Kerala State Young Scientist Award. Candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria before applying this Young Scientist Award competition. This is the scholarship based competition awards conducted every year. Interested candidate can be applied from the official website as per schedule. The last date to apply the application form on November 28, 2019.
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Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2019 – 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Interested applicants can check the eligibility criteria before apply the Young Scientist Award competition. The distinguished the eligibility is given below.
Any scientist of Indian origin, at the age of 37 years as on 31 Dec 2019 shall be eligible for nomination.
- PhD with 3 years of Post-Doctoral experience.
- Working experience in any R&D/Academic institution in Kerala continuously for the last 3 years.
Kerala State Young Scientist Award Nomination Procedure
Candidates may be nominated by Vice-Chancellors of Universities in Kerala, Directors of Research Institutes/ R & D Centres of Industries, Heads of University Departments, Principals of Colleges with approved centres of research, Fellows of the Indian National Science Academy, Indian Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, India, Indian National Academy of Engineering and Indian Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
Nominations will be valid for 3 years or the eligibility age whichever is earlier. However, a fresh nomination (only once) can be made, if the nominee has not yet crossed the age bar. Nominations in the prescribed format along with all supporting documents must reach the Director, KSCSTE, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695004 latest by November 28, 2020. Nominations which are not complete or received after the due date will not be considered.
Kerala State Young Scientist Award Selection Procedure
Candidates recommended by the screening committee after a rigorous criteria-based screening will be invited for presentation of their research work. The candidates will be informed of their selection for the award individually by mail. The awards will be distributed during the inaugural session of the Kerala Science Congress by the Chief Minister. The Awardees have to make a 15 min presentation of the award winning work in the Plenary Session of the Kerala Science Congress.
Kerala State Young Scientist Award Cash Prize and Research Grant
Each Awardee will be presented with a certificate with citation and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-. In addition, in exceptionally meritorious and needy cases, the recipient may be considered by the Council for a research grant of Rs.50 lakhs after due consideration of the research project with the help of an expert committee. The Awardee, within 3 years of the receipt of the award, will be considered for a visit abroad for presenting the research work at a conference.
Kerala State Young Scientist Award Subject Committees
Subject Committee – I – Mathematical Sciences
Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science, Statistics
Subject Committee – II – Physics
Astronomy, Astrophysics, Condensed Matter Physics, Nuclear and High Energy Physics, Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Statistical Physics, Space Physics
Subject Committee – III- Chemical Sciences
Analytical, Inorganic, Organic, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Subject Committee – IV – Earth & Planetary Sciences
Surface and Solid Earth Science, Atmospheric Science, Ocean Science and Planetary Science
Subject Committee – V – Engineering Sciences & Technology
Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Aeronautical, Telecommunication and other branches of Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences and Technology Development
Subject Committee – VI – Materials Science
Materials including composites, Nano Materials, Bio materials, Materials chemistry and Materials Engineering
Subject Committee – VII -Plant Sciences
Taxonomy, Structure, Function, Physiology, Development, Genetics, Ecology and Evolution of Plants
Subject Committee – VIII – Animal Sciences
Taxonomy, Structure, Function, Physiology, Development, Genetics, Ecology Behaviour and Evolution of Animals
Subject Committee – IX – Microbiology and Immunology
Biology of viruses, Bacteria and Parasites, Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Immunology
Subject Committee – X- Cell and Biomolelcular Sciences
Biochemistry, Biophysics, cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Structural Biology, Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, Biotechnology
Subject Committee – XI – Health Sciences
Basic and Clinical Medical Sciences, Anthropology, Psychology, Human Genetics, Public Health, Nutrition
Subject Committee – XII- Agricultural Sciences & Forestry
Agriculture, Horticulture, Fisheries, Veterinary Science, Agriculture Engineering
Subject Committee – XIII
Science Teaching and Science Education
Subject Committee – XIV
Regional Science & Science Policy
(The Subject committee may forward the nominations to another committee whenever appropriate.)
For more information regarding the Kerala State Young Scientist Award 2019 – 2020 – Download Official Notice.
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