The Prime Minister's Research Fellows (PMRF) Scheme has been designed for improving the quality of research in various higher educational institutions in the country.
With attractive fellowships, the scheme seeks to attract the best talent into research thereby realizing the vision of development through innovation. The scheme was announced in the Budget 2018-19.
The institutes which can offer PMRF include all the IITs, all the IISERs, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and some of the top Central Universities/NITs that offer science and/or technology degrees.
The candidates will be selected through a rigorous selection process and their performance will be reviewed suitably through a national convention.
December 2023 Review
Notification to students regarding the review dates. Date: 10-Oct-2023.
Send emails to Institute coordinators. IC can download the Dec 2023 review scholars list in the PMRF Portal. Date: 16-Oct-2023.
Institute coordinator confirms the PMRF list to be reviewed. Date: 27-Oct-2023.
Submission of documents by PMRF fellows for annual review (Email to be triggered to guides for reco letter when the candidate hits the submit button). Start Date: 1-Nov-2023; End Date: 7-Nov-2023 6.00pm.
Reminders for submission of recommendation letters by Supervisors. Date: 9-Nov-2023.
PMRFs to submit the presentation in the portal. Start Date: 1-Nov-2023; End Date: 10-Nov-2023 6.00pm.
Submission of recommendation letters by supervisors of PMRF fellows for annual review. Start Date: 1-Nov-2023; End Date: 11-Nov-2023 6.00pm.
PMRF review at respective nodal institutions through portal. Start Date: 13-Nov-2023; End Date: 19-Dec-2023.
PMRF review grades conveyed to Institute Co-ordinators/Scholars. Date: 30-Dec-2023.