S&T Seminar/ Symposium/ Workshop


I. About the Scheme

The Scheme for promoting S&T Seminar/Symposium/Workshop (SSW)  aims to provide financial assistance as co-sponsorship for organizing Seminars, Symposia and Workshops coming under the purview of Science & Technology. The programmes shall be of scientific, technological and environmental importance, organized within the State of Kerala.
II. Who can apply?

i. Academic Institutions, Govt. Departments, Research institutions, University Departments, Professional bodies/groups and other Non-Governmental Organizations within the State of Kerala engaged in promoting scientific research.

ii. The Convenor should be a permanent faculty/ regular staff/ office bearer of the institution/ organization in the State.

iii. Only one proposal from each Department of University or College will be considered in a financial year, in the normal course.

III. How to apply?
The submission of proposals for financial assistance under SSW Scheme is only through online. The proposals can be submitted throughout the year. The stipulated time frame for the online submission of proposal is as follows.


Time frame for online submission


at least 3 months in advance of the proposed date


at least 2 months in advance of the proposed date

State level/Regional

at least one month in advance of the proposed date

However the applicants are encouraged to submit the proposals as early as possible.

If the programme dates are not fulfilling the stipulated timeframe, the proposal will not be considered and will be rejected.

Before proceeding to Online Submission, Please go through the Guidelines for nature of support and other details. Please ensure that you have soft copies of the following documents.
  1. Bio data of the Convenor & Affiliation to the organizing institution.
  2. Programme Brochure.
  3. Endorsement from Head of Institution in the letter head with office seal.(Scanned copy in the pdf format)
  1. Guidelines
  2. Endorsement from the Head of the Institution . 
  3. Statement of Expenditure & Utilisation Certificate (*Form l) 
  4. Statement of Expenditure & Utilisation Certificate (*Form ll)
  5. E-payment
*Form l - Central Government Institutions/ State Government Institutions/ University Departments/ R&D Centres of KSCSTE/Government Colleges/Government/Aided Schools 
*Form ll - Aided Colleges/ Un-Aided Colleges/ Self financing Colleges/ Autonomous Institutions/NGOs
For further clarification,please contact :
Dr. P Harinarayanan
Principal Scientist 
Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, 
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 004 
Ph No:  0471 - 2548 299, 341
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