Nominations are invited for Shanti SwarupBhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2021

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) invites nominations for the Shanti SwarupBhatnagar (SSB) Prizes in Science and Technology for the year 2021. The SSB Prizes are to be given for research contributions made primarily in India during the past five years.  The age of the nominee for the SSB Prize 2021 should not be more than 45 years as on 31 December 2020.

The SSB Prizes are awarded for notable and outstanding research, applied or fundamental, in the following disciplines: 

1) Biological Sciences 
2) Chemical Sciences 
3) Earth-Atmosphere-Ocean-Planetary Sciences 
4) Engineering Sciences 
5) Mathematical Sciences 
6) Medical Sciences and 
7) Physical Sciences.

The SSB Prize carries a cash award, a citation and a plaque for each scientist selected for the award. 
Nominations addressed to Scientist Incharge – SSB YSA Unit, CSIR HRDG New Delhi must be submitted in the prescribed format along with reprints of significant publications of the last 5 year’s period via e-mail to on or before 31 March 2021. No hardcopy to follow. Please visit for further details and nomination format.