BSNL Launches SMS based STV activation In Kerala

Indian national telecom service provider BSNL, has introduced a new service that will allow users to recharge special tariff vouchers through an SMS in Kerala Circle. BSNL is also planning to launch the service in other circles soon.

To active any STV, BSNL users have to send a prescribed SMS to 57333. For example To recharge with STV 45 type STV45 in your message box and send it to 53733. If you have enough balance then the STV will be activated and Rs.40.80 will be deducted from your account.

BSNL has categorized these STV’S in 4 types as Category I- General,Category II- Unlimited voice calls, Category III- Free SMS and Category IV-GPRS pack. The customer can use maximum of 4 STVs simultaneously, ie one STV from each category at the same time.

Here is the Lists of BSNL STV’s:


  1. shipa v
    May 27, 2011

    am not able rechrge through stv mobile

  2. praveen kg
    Oct 28, 2011

    very nice !! It is very helpful and easy to use !!!

  3. aswathi
    Oct 31, 2011

    stv 13 is not gives 200 sms free rather than the 1 ps per message as offer says.

  4. Rohith
    Nov 2, 2011

    Itz not working

  5. Amjad
    Nov 3, 2011


    Are you using the correct format?

  6. kiran
    Nov 3, 2011

    Aswathy…. offers are revised… now 1paise /sms offer is not available…. 31 for 200 sms for 1 month
    23 for 1000 sms for 10 days
    33 for 2000 sms for 15 days
    53 for 3000 sms for 30 days…

    try new plan from bsnl… 3g diwali

  7. Sreelal
    Dec 3, 2011

    Now these offers are changed

  8. Sarin
    Jan 12, 2012

    The 2G net browsing speed is very slow compared to top operators like Vodafone & !dea.

  9. Dr. Binu C. Nair
    Feb 8, 2012

    GPRS54 introduced
    Data of 500MB
    30 dats

  10. anju
    Apr 9, 2012

    STV 23 has changed..only 1000 msgs for 15 days….pls update the new status of schemes

  11. dean
    Apr 10, 2012

    does it work for new students suvidha plan. and what is the format is it STV 13 or stv13

  12. Salih
    Apr 24, 2012

    stv 13 is giving free 200 sms.
    Not 1ps/sms

    Now also have STV55 for more sms.

  13. benny
    Apr 30, 2012

    please do update!

    May 23, 2012

    plse give details of
    all sms STV detains about messages

  15. anoop
    Jul 8, 2012

    i think stv23 is having validity for 15 days only

  16. BMS
    Sep 2, 2012

    Number to which SMS o be sent is 53733

  17. pritty
    Dec 26, 2012

    help me to know about STV OFFERS to activate free sms… STV23 IS NOT WORKING BY SENDING STV23 TO NUMBER 53733, stv33,stv13 also .. could pls help me to activate it? my bsnl sim card is form kochin kerala

  18. viko
    Dec 26, 2012

    STV 31 gives free local calls for 1 month & not sms…..STV 5& STV 23 are not workng….plz update info….

  19. amal ps
    Dec 29, 2012

    bloody hell… now even 23 aint erknn

  20. Parvathi
    Jul 26, 2013

    Which offer gets activated when we send stv5 to 53733?