8 February 2017
KSCSTE Research Fellowship scheme is offered by Kerala State Council for science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE), an autonomous body of Government of Kerala. The KSCSTE Research Fellowship scheme aims to promote and support MSc/M.Tech rank holders from the Universities in Kerala in Ph. D. work. The main objective of this fellowship scheme is to provide the research training and develop candidate's careers as scientists. This fellowship scheme is also motivating the candidates and improving their skills for transforming them into lifelong learners.
Total number of Fellowships awarded in a year is 100.
Subject areas: Mathematical Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Environmental Sciences.
Duration: The period of fellowship shall be for a period not exceeding three years.
Venue of Entrance Examination:
|Last Date of Online Application submission||8 February 2017|
|Entrance Examination Date||19 February 2017|
|Class/ Age||Maximum: 35 years|
The fellowship carries a monthly stipend of Rs. 20,000 for the first two years and Rs. 25,000/- per month for the third year.
Additionally, there is an annual contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- and HRA (10% of the Fellowship amount).
Candidates who wish to avail KSCSTE Research Fellowship have to fill in their application form Online only. Candidates can visit the official website of KSCSTE Research Fellowship to apply for this fellowship or click on the following link:
Click here to Apply
the new candidate has to Register first before filling the application form. For registration, the candidate has to fill his general details such as Name, DOB, Contact Number etc. After successful registration, the candidate will receive a confirmation email with id & password.
Documents to be uploaded at the time of Online Application
Duly filled in Application Form signed by the candidate should be sent to the following address by 15 February 2017:
Basic Science Division
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE)
Sasthrabhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram
The envelope containing the application should be "Application for KSCSTE Research Fellowship-2016-17"
Candidates will be selected on the basis of an objective type Entrance examination, conducted by KSCSTE at Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram.
Based on the cutoff marks recommended by the fellowship committee for each subject area, candidates who have scored marks above the cut off will be called in for an Interview
KSCSTE Research Fellowship Scheme Exam Pattern
The entrance examination carries two papers:
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