Karnataka Science and Technology Academy

Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka

Prize for Innovation/Discovery by UG & PG students

Prof. U. R. Rao Prize(PG)

Dr. S. K. Shivakumar Prize (UG)

2023-24 Prize: Selected Projects – Click here

  • 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 recognized 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
  • Awardees of these Awards during the last two years will not be considered

Guidelines: Download using this link

Declaration Format: Download using this link

How to Apply

Submit applications only through online using the above link. Applications submitted through other mode will not be accepted


Click here for details regarding Awards for Innovations by Teaching Faculty & General Public

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