KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship 2023: Apply Online, Eligibility, Last Date

KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship is an initiative of the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment. KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship 2023 is for Ph.D. degree holders in the field of science or engineering. Interested candidates who are from Kerala and meet the eligibility conditions may apply. Detail about eligibility, the application process, important dates, the selection process, and more are available in this article. We advise you to read the information very carefully before filing the application.

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KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship
KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship

About KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship 2023

Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment invite eligible applicants for the postdoctoral fellowship program. Under KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship, only 20 candidates will be selected for post-doctoral research. The duration of the research program is for 2 years. The aim of the government behind starting this program is to encourage Ph.D. degree holders to pursue research work to enhance their careers as a scientist. Eligible interested candidates may apply online. Online application forms are available on the official portal of the organization. The application form-filling process will end on 5th February 2022 so hurry.

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Highlights Of KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship 

  • Name of the scheme: KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship 
  • Launched by: Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment
  • Launched for: Ph.D. degree holder
  • Number of fellowships: 20
  • Benefits: Financial
  • Mode of application: online
  • Official site: KSCSTE

Benefits Of KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship 

  • This fellowship program is only for the 20 eligible candidates
  • Selected fellows will get Rs.45,000/-+ 10 % HRA p.m
  • An annual contingent grant of rupees 75000 will also be given

Selection Process

  • Selection of the candidates will be made by the screening cum selection committee
  • The selection will be done on the basis of evaluating the quality of the proposal, presentation, discussion, details of publications, academic records/recognitions, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant should be a permanent resident of Kerala
  • Applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree in Science / Engineering 
  • An applicant must have scored at least 60% marks in post-graduation
  • Applicant must desire to pursue research in the area of
    • Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
    • Engineering Sciences
    • Life Sciences
    • Physical, Chemical & Mathematical sciences
  • At least one research paper of the applicant must be published in an SCI Journal/ secured patent
  • Applicants who already hold postdoctoral fellowships are not eligible to apply again.
  • The age of the applicant should not be more than 40 years (45 years for SC/ ST)
Documents Required
  • Photo of applicant
  • Proof of Date of Birth 
  • Proof of permanent Residency in Kerala 
  • Mark list and Certificate of PG ( documents can be merged as a single file)
  • Certificate of Ph.D 
  • Work & Research Experience certificate
  • Reprints of Latest Research Publications 
  • Certificate on Break in Career- IN FORMAT ( applies to ‘Back-to-lab’ applicants only)
  • Biodata of Applicant ( including List of publications) 
  • Biodata of Scientist Mentor 
  • Declaration by the Applicant – IN FORMAT
  • Consent from Scientist Mentor – IN FORMAT
  • Endorsement from the Head of Host Institution- IN FORMAT
Important Dates
  • Online application forms are available on the portal will be updated soon

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KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship 2023 Application Procedure

  • To apply for the fellowship program appellants have to visit the KSCSTE website of the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment
KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship 2022 Application Procedure
KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship Official Website
  • From the home page of the portal go to the scheme & programmes option
  • A further list will open from where you have to select a research fellowship and then post-doctoral fellowship option
  • Read the information available on the screen and choose to Click here to Apply Online
KSCSTE Post Doctoral Fellowship 2022 Application Procedure
Apply Online
Register New Account
  • Enter the details as asked on the screen like email id, name, date of birth, designation, gender, etc.
  • Enter the captcha code and complete the registration process
  • After registration log in with the portal and the application form will open on the screen
  • Fill out the complete application form with the required information
  • Upload all the documents as listed and review the form
  • After carefully reviewing the application you have to submit it by pressing submit button


  • Tel: +91-471-2548250,
  • Email : esanil.kscste@kerala.gov.in, sasthrabodhini2011@gmail.com

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