Karnataka Science and Technology Academy

Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka

Awards for Innovations by UG & PG students

Prof. U. R. Rao Award (PG)

Dr. S. K. Shivakumar Award (UG)

Selection List for the year 2021-22


  • Exemplary innovations / solutions emanating from Science & Technology or any segment of economy that have helped transform the lives of people, particularly in rural areas or have enabled enterprises and employment would be recognised every year.
  • Applicant innovators would be Karnataka origin (by birth or domicile), located anywhere in the world.


  • PG Level : Prof. U. R. Rao Award for best innovation at postgraduate level
  • UG Level : Dr. S. K. Shivakumar Award for best innovation at undergraduate level
  • Each award carrying a Cash prize of Rs 10,000 and a Certificate
  • An Expert Committee of the Academy will scrutinise the entries and forward the list of best innovations in each category to the Executive Committee by December every year.
  • The announcement of the awards shall be placed on the KSTA website and awards distributed at the KSTA Annual Conference

How to Apply

‍Fill in the application form and send to our email: award.ksta@gmail.com by January 31,2022 before 5:30pm

Application Form

Download application form using the following link

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