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KSCSTE Emeritus Scientist Scheme (KESS) 2016

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Aug-2016
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AwardRs 25,000 pm for three years with 10% HRA and annual contingency of Rs 1,00,000
EligibilityScientists/academicians of Kerala or domicile, having published research papers and age less than 65 years
Scholarship provider contact details

Sasthra Bhavan,
Tel: ++91 + 471 2548200
Fax: ++91 + 471 2540085

What is KSCSTE Emeritus Scientist Scheme (KESS) 2016?

Kerala State Council for Science, Technolgy and Environment which is an autonomous body, invites applications for KSCSTE Emeritus Scientist Scheme (KESS) 2016.
The main objective is to tap knowledge and to provide support to superannuated outstanding scientists to pursue research in their respective field of specialization, and to utilize their talents and experience.

The duration for this scheme will be 3 years and the mode of selection of any candidate will based on assessment and evaluation of the project.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Candidates should be scientists / academicians in Kerala by birth or domicile and should have worked as a scientist / academician in reputed institutions with commendable scientific achievements.
  • Candidates should have published research papers in peer reviewed journal with impact factor greater than 1.
  • Age should not exceed 65 years as on 1st January 2016.

How can you apply ?

Application can be done by post only. Application should be in prescribed fromat having email id, mailing address and contact number, copies of certificates, training, age, educational qualifications, achievements, publications etc should be sent along with the application form.

 An undertaking from Head of any of the recognized Research Centres/Departments/Institutions stating that research facilities will be extended to the Emeritus Scientist if selected or have no objection in allowing the Emeritus Scientist to carry out the programme in the institution is to be attached along with  the application.  The candidate may also submit a brief profile in the prescribed format along with the application form.

Terms and Conditions


  • Rs.25,000/- per month for the three years with 10% HRA and annual contingency of Rs.1,00,000/-.
  • Assistance of a Research Fellow can be availed.

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