Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship(PMRF)

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PMRF

LAST DATE : 07-10-2018

PRIME MINISTER’S FELLOW MEMBERSHIP(PMRF), December 2018 invites applications from B.Tech. or integrated M.Tech. or M.Sc. students. The aim of this scholarship is to attract meritorious students to pursue PhD in science and technology stream from IITs and IISc. The program selects the best talent across the country and promotes research in cutting-edge science and technology domains.

What is Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF), December 2018?

Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF), December 2018 invites applications from B.Tech. or integrated M.Tech. or M.Sc. students. The aim of this scholarship is to attract meritorious students to pursue PhD in science and technology stream from IITs and IISc. The program selects the best talent across the country and promotes research in cutting-edge science and technology domains.

Who is offering this scholarship ?

This fellowship is offered by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India to encourage meritorious students to join doctoral programs in various broad disciplines of IITs or IISc.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible for this fellowship, the applicants must:

  • Have completed or pursuing the final year of B.Tech. or integrated M.Tech., M.Sc. from IIEST/IISc/IITs/NITs/IISERs and centrally funded IIITs.
  • Be pursuing higher education in science and technology stream.
  • Have secured a CGPA/CPI of 8.0 (out of 10.0).
  • Have completed the academic requirements in the last five years.
Note: Merely satisfying the eligibility requirement does not guarantee admission.

What are the benefits ?

The students selected for the fellowship will receive the following benefits:
  • In the 1st and 2nd year: INR 70,000 per month
  • In the 3rd year: INR 75,000 per month
  • In the 4th and 5th year: INR 80,000 per month
In addition, each fellow would receive a research grant of INR 2 lakhs per annum for 5 consecutive years to cover academic contingency expenses and for foreign/national travel expenses.
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