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.
Cycle 11 Admission.
12-July-2023: Portal opens and Institute coordinators can start uploading nominations.
07-Aug-2023: Deadline for nominations to be submitted by PMRF granting Institutes.
11-Aug-2023: PMRF Portal opens for applicants, nominated applicants will be given login instructions on email.
18-Aug-2023: Submission deadline for applicants (detailed SoP/RP/Grade Cards etc to be submitted in the portal). The Portal will close on 18-Aug-2023, 6:00 PM.
23-Aug-2023: Deadline for recommenders to submit the recommendations in the portal.