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)

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

How to Apply

Soft copy of the duly filled application to be sent to award.ksta@gmail.com and hard copy to the below mentioned postal address before October 31, 2022:

Karnataka Science and Technology Academy
‘Prof. U R Rao Vijnana Bhavan’,
Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan Road, College of Horticultural Sciences Entrance,
Opp. Doddabettahalli Layout busstop,
Vidyaranyapura Post, Bengaluru 560097

Application Form

Download application form using the following link

Click here for details regarding Awards for Innovations by General Public

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