Past Announcements


December 2022 Annual progress review results are announced. Please check the portal to access the results. Link:


PMRF Cycle-10 Admission.

Timelines :

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.


The Annual Review Process (Dec 2022) is in progress.

Direct Entry Fellows admitted in Cycles   2, 4 & 7  and Lateral Entry Fellows admitted in Cycles   2, 4, 6 & 8 will be reviewed in Dec 2022.

Fellows have to submit the progress report through the portal on or before 25-Nov-2022, 11:59 PM.

PMRFs who are part of this review are notified through email.

The last date for review presentation submission by PMRFs is  27-Nov-2022, 11:59 PM

The last date for Feedback submission by advisors/co-advisors is 30-Nov-2022, 11:59 PM.


Cycle - 9: Provisional Results are released to the Granting Institutes. Award Letters will be sent to eligible PMRFs by Nov 15.


Results of Cycle 9 expected by October 30.


Application Review Process for Cycle 9 is Ongoing.


May 2022 Review results are announced.

Please login and check your results.


Deadline for institutes to nominate direct & lateral entry fellows for admission to Cycle 9 (May 2022 batch)- 16th August 2022.  

Deadline for nominated scholars to submit the details of applications in the portal- 29th August 2022.

Procedure for PMRF admission:

1. The PMRF granting institute will nominate the eligible direct & lateral entry Ph.D. scholars.

2. These nominations are verified by the National Coordination Center at IIT Madras.

3. The eligible fellows are sent emails, requesting them to submit applications through the PMRF portal.

4. These applications are sorted broad area-wise and sent for detailed technical review.

5. The decisions are sent by the Nodal subject coordinators which are consolidated by the NCC.

6. The decisions are approved by NCC and sent to the institutes.


Reviews for fellows admitted in Cycle 1 (Direct and Lateral), Cycle 3 (Direct and Lateral), Cycle 5 (Direct and Lateral), Cycle 6 (Direct) and Cycle 7 (Lateral) are scheduled in May/June 2022.

Details about the portal for submission of  progress report and CV (Max of 4 pages as a single pdf) is already sent to the registered email ids of these PMRFs.

In case you have not received this email, please check the spam folder for the same. You can access the portal using the URL:

You can login using the credentials given in the email. If you have not received the email, you can use the option Forgot Password, and provide your PMRF registered email id. You will receive a one-time passcode in that email; using that you can reset the password, to access the portal.

If you need any support, please contact

Last date for submission of report :
May 31, 2022 (This date will not be extended)

Review Process Instructions to PMRF

Yearly reviews for Fellows joined in May 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 rounds planned in May 2022. Please start preparations ! Those who joined in the December rounds will be reviewed in Dec 2022.

Next round of PMRF selections will commence in July 2022 - watch out this space for latest updates.

Emails have been sent to all Provisionally Selected Candidates of December 2021 cycle, in their registered email ids.