KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship Program

KSCSTE Research Fellowship 2017- Kerela

Last date to apply

8 February 2017

About KSCSTE Research Fellowship

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:

  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kochi
  • Kozhikode

KSCSTE Research Fellowship Important Dates

Event Date
Last Date of Online Application submission  8 February 2017
Entrance Examination Date   19 February 2017


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KSCSTE Research Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Kerala 
Class/ Age Maximum: 35 years
  • Nationality: People of Indian Nationalities are eligible to participate
  • Age: The candidate should not be more than 35 years old as on 1 January 2017
  • Academic Qualification: The candidate should have been awarded MSc/M-Tech degree in any of the subjects listed above in the current year and two previous years.
  • Candidate should be from among the 1st ten rank /position holders from any of the Universities in Kerala.

KSCSTE Research Fellowship Reward

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).

KSCSTE Research Fellowship Application form and Process

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

  • A passport size photo
  • MSc./ M.Tech Certificate
  • Rank/position certificate
  • Certificate to prove age/DOB

KSCSTE Research Fellowship Application Submission

Duly filled in Application Form signed by the candidate should be sent to the following address by 15 February 2017:

The Head
Basic Science Division
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE)
Sasthrabhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram
Pin-695004, Kerala

The envelope containing the application should be "Application for KSCSTE Research Fellowship-2016-17"

KSCSTE Research Fellowship Selection Process

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:

  • Paper 1: It is common for all candidates
  • Paper 2: It will be a test based on the subject area chosen by the candidate

KSCSTE Research Fellowship Address

SasthraBhavan, Pattom,
Thiruvananthapuram 695004
Kerala, India.

KSCSTE Research Fellowship Contact Details

Tel: ++91 + 471 2548254
Fax: ++91 + 471 2548254
E-mail: bdskscste@gmail.com

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