(formerly TAMIL NADU ACADEMY OF SCIENCES since 1976 )

Office Address :
Department of Nuclear Physics,
University of Madras,
Guindy Campus, Chennai – 600 025

invites Applications/Nominations  for Young Scientist Awards for the year 2020

Applications/Nominations are invited for Young Scientist Awards for the year 2020 in the following five disciplines:

1. Mathematical Sciences

2. Physical Sciences

3. Chemical science

4. Biological Sciences

5. Engineering and Technology

Scientists should be below the age of 40 years as on 31/12/2020 and he/she should have work experience for a minimum of 3 years in Tamilnadu . Application/Nomination forms can be downloaded.

The completed application/nomination may be sent by email to: and one copy by post with a few selected reprints (at least three) in support of the original and innovative ideas of the author. The application/nomination should be sent to
The Secretary, The Academy of Sciences Chennai
Dept. of Nuclear Physics University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai – 600 025.

The envelope should be super scribed as “YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARDS” and the last date
for the receipt of application/nomination is 31st December 2020

The Young Scientist Awards are supported partly
by Saraswathy Srinivasan Trust and partly by Dr. M. Anandakrishnan Endowment Fund.
The award in each discipline will carry a cash prize of Rs. 20,000/- with a certificate of merit.

The purpose of the award is to spot out young talents and so only those who have shown
innovative thinking and originality alone need apply or be nominated. A brief account of the
original work done along with the publications and citation by others will be helpful to the
selection committee.

Those young scientists who have sent their applications/nominations in the last two years
need not apply again and their applications will be considered along with the fresh applications
received this year, provided they are within the prescribed age limit of 40 years. They need send
only the updates.

The Academy of Sciences, Chennai


Application Form

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Previous Award Winners

Young Scientist Award Winners for previous years

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