Seminar/Symposium/Workshop (SSW)

The scheme offers partial financial support as co-sponsorship for organising Seminars, Symposia and Workshops (SSW) in the areas of Science, Technology & Environment to Academic Institutions, research laboratories, professional bodies and other non-profit organisations, engaged in promoting scientific research/science popularisation. The support is primarily given to cover the expenses on the Course materials, Publication of proceedings, Honoraria and TA for resource persons.


Receipt of application under SSW scheme is put on hold until further intimation.

Online applications only throughout the year, within stipulated time frame as follows.

Category of programme Time frame for online submission
International 3 months in advance of the proposed date
National 2 months in advance of the proposed date
State level/Regional 1 month in advance of the proposed date
The maximum permissible grant of co-sponsorship will be as following.
Maximum permissible Grant (in Rs.)
One Day Two Days Three days
State level/Regional 30,000/- 40,000/- 50,000/-
National 40,000/- 60,000/- 1,00,000/-
International 50,000/- 80,000/- 1,50,000/-
  • The Convener should be a regular faculty/ staff/ office bearer of the Academic/ Research institutions, Govt. / University Departments, Professional bodies and other Non-Governmental Organizations within the State of Kerala engaged in promoting scientific research.
  • Only one proposal from a Department of University or College will be considered in a financial year. In case of Self financing colleges/institutions, only one proposal from Institution will be considered.

Dr. Binuja Thomas
Principal Scientist
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE)
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 4.
Tel: 0471-2548211