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Project Proposals invited under - STUDENT PROJECTSSCHEME 2022-2023


Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology has been implementing Student Projects Scheme in order to harness the talent and potential available with students for the benefit of our State. Under this scheme final year UG students (Engineering) / PG Science Students / PG professional Students who have dissertation work in their curriculum may apply. Financial support up to a maximum of Rs.10, 000/- will be provided to each project. Those who want to apply under this scheme are requested to read the instructions carefully and apply as mentioned below. ( Two copies of proposals complete in all aspects are to be submitted through proper channel to The Member Secretary, Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, DOTE Campus, Chennai - 600 025.

Last date for online registration: 30.08.2022, 5 PM Last date for hard copy submission: 07.09.2022, 5 PM

How to apply: 1. Students must apply through the link: 2. In Project detail section, application format document is present, fill in the details and get the corresponding signature with seal and upload it along with the project details as a soft copy (scanned) and the same needs to be sent as a hard copy to the Council through register post. (Two copy) 3. Register and upload the soft copy of the project details Online on or before 30.08.2022, 5.00 PM, after getting signature attach the project details (maximum 03 pages) and should be sent by registered post to the council office on or before 07.09.2022, 5.00 PM. 4. Project proposals without registration in the above link will not be considered and no communication will be entertained in this regard. 5. Project proposals not in the prescribed format i.e. other than online application format and incomplete will not be considered. Advance copy and soft copy of the proposals will not be considered.

6. Applicants are advised in their own interest to apply on-line much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection / inability / failure to log on account of heavy load on internet / website. 7. TNSCST does not assume any responsibility for the applicants not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of TNSCST. 8. Projects are considered in the sectors of: AS-Agricultural Sciences; BS-Biological Sciences; ES-Environmental Sciences; MS-Medial Sciences; PS-Physical Sciences; SS-Social Sciences; VS-Veterinary Sciences; CSE- CSE/IT/Computer Application/ Software; ECV-Civil; EME-Mechanical; EEE-EEE/ECE/EIE/ICE & CHE-Chemical Engineering.

General Instructions 1. The scheme is instituted for the purpose of providing assistance in the form of grants to FINAL YEAR students of UG/PG (Engineering-Civil; Mechanical; EEE/ECE/EIE/ICE; CSE/IT/Computer Application / Software ; Chemical ), PG (Professional Courses) and PG (all Sciences) for scientific research work, with particular relevance to the State of Tamilnadu, for economic and industrial development. 2. Student projects will be eligible for a maximum grant of Rs.10, 000/-. 3. Any one sector in format must be chosen. Incorrect filling or filling more than one sector will lead to rejection of your application. 4. The project team (batch) can have up to a maximum of four students. A team should send only one proposal. Submitting more than one proposal will lead to cancellation of all the proposals. 5. It may be noted that the project proposal should be of original, innovative and novel. They should have utility and applicability for implementation. Kindly note that the evaluation of the project is also based on these factors. 6. The Project Guides / HODs needs to evaluate the project proposals and scrutiny them before sending the project proposals to TNSCST. 7. The project team should not change the topic and should not deviate from the objectives of the sanctioned project proposal. In the event of any such changes, grant will be treated as cancelled and the institution should return the sanctioned amount to TNSCST. 8. Project proposals received will be reviewed and evaluated by a team of experts and those selected will be announced in TNSCST website The project sanction letter and the money will be sent to the Principal/Registrar of the institution with a copy to the Project guide.

9. The sanctioned projects should be completed and the report should be submitted before end of May 2023. 10. The Utilization Certificate (UC) and Statement of Expenditure (SE) should be signed by the guide, HOD and Principal/Registrar/Dean with official seal as the case may be. The guides are responsible for timely submission of seminar paper, UC and SE. 11. If the guide wishes to leave the institution where the project is based, the Institute/Guide will inform the same to the Council and in consultation with Council, evolve steps to ensure successful completion of the project, before relieving the guide. 12. Project proposals not in the prescribed format and incomplete will not be considered. Advance copy and soft copy of the proposals will not be considered. 13. Two copies of the proposal should be signed and forwarded by the Guide through HOD and Principal/Registrar/Director/Dean as the case may be to reach the council office on or before 07th September 2022, 5.00 PM. 14. Proposals received after the dead line will not be considered and no communication will be entertained in this regard. Postal delays will not be accepted on any ground.

Sd/ Member Secretary

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