Guidelines for Projects & Programme


 Financial Support by M P Council of Science and Technology under its different Schemes & Programmes

The proposal for financial support for different programmes/ projects are being received by Council on regular basis. These proposals are normally processed/ reviewed bi-monthly.

Proposal can be submitted online at portal under following schemes -

·         Research & Development,

·         Scientific Validation of traditional Knowledge (SVTK),

·         Science Popularization,

·         Science for Socio-Economic Development (SSED),

·         Seminar/Symposia/Workshop (SSW),

·         Fellowship for Training of Young Scientists (FTYS)

·         International Travel Grant (ITG),

·         Navachar Protsahan

 After successfully registration on the above portal applicant can submit their proposal with relevant documents online.

 The applicants are requested to submit their applications preferably  two months before the commencement of the program specially related to Seminar/Symposium/Workshop and International Travel Grant, so that the same could be processed in time before the programme commences.

 For any help related to online submission, please contact :  0755-2433145 or E-mail :

 In case of failure during  online submission one copy of proposal with relevant documents  in the prescribed format available at  can be filled and sent electronically at E-mail : with a hard copy to the following address-

Director General,

M P Council of Science and Technology,

Vigyan Bhawan, Nehru Nagar,


Bhopal (M.P.) - 462003




Maximum Number of Projects/Programs Which Will Be Considered for Financial Support by MPCST in a Financial Year


The MP Council of Science & Technology (MPCST) sponsors various activities, Research Projects, Seminars, Symposia, Workshops, Trainings, Programs related to Science Promotion and Societal Development, Demonstrations, Exhibitions etc. under its R&D Facilitation, Science Promotion and Popularization Programs. The category-wise maximum numbers of projects/programs which will be considered for financial support in a Financial Year by MPCST is defined below:-


Sl. No.

Category of Institutions

Seminar/Symposia/Workshop and other short term programs

Research Projects/ Long Term Programs


Each University

Preferably 04

 (Max. 02 per Department)

Preferably 04

 (Max. 02 per Department)


Group of Institutions/ National Level Laboratories/ Institutions  (each)

Preferably 03

 (Max. 01 per Department)

Preferably 03

(Max. 01 per Department)


Individual Colleges (each)

Preferably 02

 (Max.01 per Department)

Preferably 02

(Max.01 per Department)


Professional Bodies / NGOs (each)

Preferably 02

 (Max. 01 at a time)

Maximum 01

per organization


  1. Special programs of the Council are exempted and are not bound by the above defined norms.
  2. The Council may change norms at any point of time without prior notification, as per requirement.
  3.  Director General, MPCST has all the discretionary powers beyond above defined norms to consider/sponsor/sanction any project/program in the interest of the State's development and in favor of the Council.