For any person to apply online under any scheme announced by the Department of Science & Technology and Biotechnology, Govt. of West Bengal and or the West Bengal State Council of Science & Technology through this Vigyansathi portal, an initial Registration is compulsory. After completing the registration with all necessary information, the person will get a unique registration Id No. which will be his/ her digital reference for all future application and tracking his/ her applications, project status etc. within this online portal. One candidate will be able to register successfully once and after final submission, no change of information will be allowed. Therefore it is advised that the applicant should carefully complete the steps of registration and retain the UID and password for future reference and use.