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Organisation : Kerala State Council For Science, Technology & Environment
Scholarship Name : KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship Programme 2019-20
Applicable For : Class 12 passed (Fresh) & B.Sc, M.Sc (Renewal)
Applicable States/UTs : Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamilnadu
Applicable Last Date : 25-02-2020 (Date is Extended)
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KSCSTE Prathibha Scholarship

Kerala State Council For Science, Technology & Environment invites applications for Prathibha Scholarship for the academic year 2019-20.

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The programme provides scholarship for students who have qualified meritoriously in the Higher Secondary Examination from Kerala for pursuing Degree/ Post Graduate courses in Basic/ Natural Science in Institutions/ Universities in India.

Who Can Apply?

** Students who have qualified with minimum marks of 90% or equivalent grade for all subjects put together and minimum 90% marks or equivalent grade for all science subjects put together, for the Higher Secondary Board Examination.

** For SC/ST reservation category, the eligibility is stipulated to minimum marks of 80% or equivalent grade for all subjects in total and minimum 80% marks or equivalent grade for all science subjects in total in the Higher Secondary Board Examination.

** Applicants should have secured admission for B.Sc. /Integrated M.Sc. / Integrated BS-MS course in Basic or Natural Science in any of the Institutions or Universities in India.

** Applicable for Renewal of scholarship in 2nd & 3rd year B.Sc. , 2nd year M.Sc & Integrated Ph.D and 2nd , 3rd and 5th year Integrated M.Sc.

How to Apply?

Just follow the below steps to apply for the Prathibha Scholarship 2019-20.

Steps :
Step 1 : Go to the official website of Kerala State Council For Science, Technology & Environment through the URL provided above.

Step 2 : Then Click on the Register link in the bottom of the page
Step 3 : Fill the Application form with the required details.

Step 4 : On successful registration, a computer generated Data-sheet will be generated. The Data-sheet, along with attested copy of mark list of HSC Examination, should be forwarded to the following address so as to reach us on or before the Last Date.

The Director
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom (P.O)
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004.


1. Students are selected at Undergraduate level only.
2. Selection is based on the aggregate marks obtained for all science subjects in the Higher Secondary Examination.

3. Those who avail Prathibha Scholarship for all 3 years of Undergraduate course and qualify Degree course with minimum 75% marks are eligible to continue the scholarship for Post-graduate course.

4. Students selected for the award of Prathibha Scholarship are eligible for scholarship as follows.B.Sc. Degree Course/ First 3 years of Integrated M.Sc. course

B.Sc. Degree Course/ First 3 years of Integrated M.Sc. (BS-MS) Course
** 1st Year – Rs. 12,000/-
** 2nd Year – Rs. 18,000/-
** 3rd Year – Rs. 24,000/-

M.Sc. Course :
** 1st Year/ 4th Year of Integrated M.Sc. Course – 40,000/-
** 2nd Year/ 5th Year of Integrated M.Sc. Course – 60,000/-

5. The scheme also offers opportunities for attending Science Enrichment Programmes and summer internships in reputed national and state level R&D institutions in the State.

6. Eight Prathibha Scholars (two scholars in each of the disciplines- Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics) are eligible to be considered for summer programmes at IISER-Trivandrum. The selection of Prathibha Scholars for summer programmes is subject to the norms of IISER-Trivandrum.

7. The scheme ensures atleast 50% of the selection for girl students. 10% of the selection is reserved for SC/ST students.

Check List of Documents

For Renewal :
1. Duly filled application in prescribed format – FORM- R
2. Copies of mark lists of previous year’s examinations (in case of computer printouts the copies of mark list should be attested by the Head of the Institution where the applicant is pursuing the course).

3. Advance receipt with bank details (for E -Payment )in prescribed format duly signed by the student.
4. ‘Undertaking’ in prescribed format {Applicable for those who are yet to receive the mark list from University}

Terms & Conditions

** Refund of scholarship should be made through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “The Controller of Administration, KSCSTE”, along with a covering letter, clearly mentioning the details of the student, including Course & College of study, PS batch and reason for refunding the scholarship. A copy of the covering letter may be addressed to “The Head, Women Scientists Division”, for follow up.

** Prathibha scholarship is released initially for the first year of the course and is renewable in the subsequent years of the U.G. and P.G. courses subject to successful completion of the previous year’s examination with minimum 60% aggregate marks in all subjects.

** Application for renewal of scholarship should be forwarded to KSCSTE in the prescribed format with the necessary enclosures as soon as the results of the previous semesters are published.

KSCSTE will also notify the students through E-mail on submission of application for renewal of scholarship.

Application Last Date

Application can be submitted online from 1st January 2020 to 25th February 2020.


Any query on registration, should be addressed to the E-mail kscste [AT], pskscste [AT]
Tel : 0471- 2548346, 2548208

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  1. Please, may I know about the selection of students for summer camp at IISER as part of Prathibha scholarship?

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