09 January 2016
Nominations Invited for
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology – 2016
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) invites nominations for the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Prizes in Science and Technology for the year 2016. The SSB Prizes are to be given for research contributions made primarily in India during the past five years. The age of the nominee for the 2016 SSB Prize should not be more than 45 years as on 31 December 2015.
The SSB Prizes are awarded for notable and outstanding research, applied or fundamental, in the following disciplines:
(1) Biological Sciences,
(2) Chemical Sciences,
(3) Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences,
(4) Engineering Sciences,
(5) Mathematical Sciences,
(6) Medical Sciences and
(7) Physical Sciences.
The SSB Prize carries with it a citation, a cash award of Rs 500,000 (Rupees Five Lakh only) and a plaque for each scientist selected for the award. Nominations addressed to The Scientist Incharge – SSB YSA Unit, Human Resource Development Group, CSIR Complex, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi 110 012 should be sent as per the prescribed proforma (original + 2 copies) along with reprints of significant publications of the last 5 years period on or before 31 March 2016.
Soft copy (in PDF format) of duly filled proforma and significant publications of the nominee is also required in a CD/DVD/USB flash drive. The details of the SSB Prize and the prescribed proforma for nomination may be obtained from the above address or may also be downloaded from the website: www.csirhrdg.res.in