www.kscste.kerala.gov.in Kerala Pratibha Scholarship scheme 2014-15
Kerala Pratibha Scholarship scheme 2014-15:
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE) under its STARS (Students with Talent and Aptitude for Research in Science) programme is implementing the Pratibha Scholarship Scheme to promote the scientific research among those students through the award of scholarships, for toppers in science subjects in Higher Secondary Board Examination to pursue Degree Courses in Basic or Natural Sciences in India.
The Kerala state candidates who have qualified the Higher Secondary Examination from Kerala and who have secured admission for B.Sc/Integrated M.Sc course in the current academic year are eligible to apply for the same:
The state students who have scored maximum 90% or above grade for Higher secondary Board Examination in any of the Boards namely such as., CISCE/CBSE/State Board from Kerala are eligible to apply for the provided B.Sc Degree/Integrated M.Sc Degree course in Basic or Natural Sciences in India.
Important Features :
The selected students will be awarded for the Pratibha Scholarship are eligible for scholarship as follows :
B.Sc Degree Course/ First 3 years of Integrated M.Sc course:
1st Year – Rs 12000/-
2nd Year – Rs 18000/-
3rd Year – Rs 24000/-
M.Sc Course :
1st Year/ 4th Year of Integrated M.Sc – Rs 40,000/-
2nd Year/ 5th Year of Integrated M.Sc – Rs 60,000/-
Kindly Note :
The Continuation of the scholarship for the Postgraduate course is subject to securing minimum 75% mark for Degree course .
The scheme reserves minimum 50% seats for girl students. 10% seats will be reserved for selection for SC/ST students.
Selection Process :
The selection will based on the following points which you are required to read and follow :
a) There will be total number of scholarships awarded in a year is around 100.
b) The students who have scored maximum 90% or above in aggregate for the +2 examination in any of the respective Boards, namely State Board, CBSE and CISCE (Class XII), are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
c) There will be 10% seats will be reserved for those candidates who belongs to SC/ST.
d) To make sure the adequate opportunities for the state girl students, so there is minimum 50% seats will be reserved for them.
e) Students who hold any other scholarship or stipend under this program is are not eligible to apply for Pratibha Scholarship.
f) The total number of scholarship which are eligible in each board of exam is selected in proportion to the total number of eligible applicants in the corresponding Boards namely State Board, CBSE and CISCE (Class XII).
g) The scholarship is awarded on the ranking based and on the marks secured in Higher Secondary Examination for all Science subjects.
h) In case there will be tie in the total marks for science subjects, ranking is made based on the marks obtained for the subjects selected (Main) for the degree course. Further, tie if any is resolved by considering the order of marks scored in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics respectively.
i) The selected candidates on rank list will be published in KSCSTE official website.
How to Apply:
The eligible Applicants should submit their applications for obtaining the Pratibha scholarship and for the process of Renewal of Scholarship.
Prathibha scholars who qualify the eligibility criteria for continuation of scholarship for M.Sc /4th year of Integrated M.Sc course should submit their fresh application. The Application form should be duly filled and signed by the candidate, and same should be forwarded by the Head of the Institution where the candidate is currently undergoing the course along with the required docouments addressed to: The Head, Women Scientist Division, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom P.O, Thiruvananthapuram-695004
Important Dates :
Last Date for receipt of application: 30th September 2014
For any further queries please contact us at:
Tel: 0471 2548208
The envelope containing the application should be superscripted “APPLICATION FOR PRATHIBHA SCHOLARSHIP, KSCSTE”