Award Papers

Rules and Regulations

  • For Dr. V Govindan Nair Memorial Award, the candidate‚Äôs age should be below 35 years and no age limit for Dr. P.S. Ranganathan and Rabindranath Dutta Memorial Awards.
  • Rabindranath Dutta Memorial Award is exclusively for Post Graduate students.
  • The candidate should be actively involved in the field of sexually transmitted diseases/HIV/AIDS.
  • The candidate should be a delegate of the conference and may be persuaded to become a member of the association if he/she is not.
  • The candidate can present only one of the award papers.
  • The candidate should submit the abstract before 31st August 2017.
  • Only seven minutes will be allotted to each candidate to present the paper.
  • Questions can be asked only through and by the judges.
  • The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals with certificates will be awarded to the First, second and third prize winners by IASSTD & AIDS.


Three papers will be selected and the scholarship amount is Rs 20,000/- for each paper. All the award papers will be considered for the scholarship selection. Presenter has to mention with the abstract form his/her willingness to be considered for the scholarship. If no paper has met the required standard, scholarship will not be awarded for that year. Oral presentation is must. No proxy will be allotted.


  • Office bearers of IASSTD & AIDS.
  • Conference Committee Members of that year.
  • A person who has already received this scholarship.

Dr. C. N. Sowmini Poster Prize

Best three posters for cash prize of 3000/-, 2000/- and 1000/- with certificates by IAASTD and AIDS. The poster size should be 4 feet X 3 feet. Font size should be readable at a distance of 5 feet.

Dr. H. C. Mohanty Quiz for PGs

The three winner teams will get cash award of 3000/-, 2000/- and 1000/- with certificates by IASSTD and AIDS.