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 2022 Annual progress review results are announced. Please check the portal to access the results. Link: https://portal.pmrf.in/
PMRF Cycle-10 Admission.
04 Jan 2023 : Portal opens and Institute coordinators can start uploading nominations.
20 Jan 2023 : Deadline for nominations to be submitted by PMRF granting Institutes.
24 Jan 2023 : PMRF Portal opens for applicants, nominated applicants will be given login instructions on email.
31 Jan 2023 : Submission deadline for applicants (detailed SoP/RP/Grade Cards etc to be submitted in the portal).
05 Feb 2023 : Deadline for recommenders to submit the recommendations in the portal.