NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Awards 2022

NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Awards 2022


To be eligible, the applicant must 

  • Be below 35 years of age as of April 15, 2022
  • Be an Indian/Overseas citizen of India working in India
  • Have made notable contributions in any branch of S&T recognized by the NASI on the basis of work carried out in India


  • A maximum of 5 awards will be made each year. The selected candidates will receive a cash award of INR 25,000, a citation and a bronze medal.


  • Summary of research work (Not more than three pages)
  • Statement about research contribution of the nominee for which the candidate has been nominated (not exceeding 500 words)
  • Statement in 50 words which can be used for citation (the work done in India alone will be the basis for consideration for the award)
  • List of publications and/or patents of the nominee: Information should be provided under three heads –
  • Published papers
  • Papers accepted for publication
  • Five most important publications
  • One set of reprints/photocopies of not more than 5 publications which is considered the bestNote –
  • Please note that the manuscripts under preparation or abstracts of presentations should not be mentioned.
  • The list should clearly indicate the journal in which the paper was published, year of publication, page number and names of all authors.
  • For detailed information, kindly go through ‘Award Guidelines’.

How can you apply?

Follow the steps below to apply for the awards:
Step 1: Click on the “Apply Now” and read all the fellowship details.
Step 2: Send a hard copy of the nomination and one copy of reprints of not more than 5 publications which is considered the best, and all other supporting documents by post to the below-mentioned address –

5, Lajpat Rai Road, Mumfordganj, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh – 211002

Note – Also, the soft copy of the nomination with all relevant information must be forwarded to NASI’s email at –

Important Dates
Application Deadline – 15th April 2022

Selection Criteria
The selection of the awardees will be made as per the regulations of NASI.

Important documents
Award Guidelines

Terms and Conditions

  • The award recipients will be selected by NASI on the basis of the work done in India.
  • The presentation of awards will be made by the President, of NASI at the time of the Annual General Body Meeting to be held in December 2022.
  • A candidate can only be nominated once. However, a nomination will remain valid for consideration for 3 years or the age eligibility, whichever expires earlier.
  • A candidate will be proposed by a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India. Scientific Society of national standing, university faculty, Post-Graduate department or research institutions may also make nominations of eligible candidates.

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