SERB High Risk High Reward 2018

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About the Program


Last Updated On : 18-05-2018   Posted By : Admin

Science and Engineering Research Board invites proposals for the scheme High Risk High Reward 2018 from the applicants having a regular academic or research position in any recognised institution.The objective of this scheme is to provide funds for the conceptually new and risky research proposals.


  • SERB High Risk High Reward 2018

    In order to be eligible, an applicant must:
    Have a regular academic or research position in a recognised institution.

    Note: The submission of a proposal can be done by an individual or a group of individuals having a Principal Investigator.

    To get guidelines related to Principal Investigator, click here.

    How can you apply?

    In order to apply, follow the steps given below:
    Step 1: Register here first.
    Step 2: Once registered, go to Menu.
    Step 3: Click on Proposal Submission and then form submission.
    Step 4: Select the scheme High Risk High Reward (HRR).
    Step 5: Click on Start Submission.
    Step 6: Enter all the details related to the proposal.
    Step 7: Upload the required documents in single pdf as OTD. Note: The file size should not be more than 10 kb.

    Note: All CO-PIs associated with the proposal need to register and will have to fill all the mandatory fields in the Profile detail section after login.


Terms and Conditions

Documents required:

  • Biodata (under user profile section) 
  • Certificate from Principal Investigator
  • Endorsement Letter from the Head of Institution

To download the templates for these required documents, click here.

Award details:

  • The selected candidate will get overhead grants and research grant that will cover equipment, contingency, consumables, and travel.
  • The duration of support will be three years in general cases but it can be extended to five years. 
  • There will not be any budget limit for the project.


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by April, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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