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90 students selected for Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship for Dec 2029 cycle

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New Delhi:  The Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme, India’s highest fellowship paid scholarship for PhD scholar, will open soon for next round of selection. The final results list for PMRF December 2019 has been released.

A total number of 90 students have been selection for PMRF December 2019. Most of the students are pursuing PhD in IITs, IISERs and IISc Bangalore.

PMRF is aimed at attracting the talent pool of the country to doctoral (Ph.D.) programmes of Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISERs), Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Central Universities (which are among the top 100 National Institutional Ranking Framework, NIRF ranked universities) for carrying out research in cutting edge science and technology domains, with focus on national priorities.

Eligibility for PMRF scheme:

Q. Which students are eligible to apply for the PMRF scheme?

a) Have completed or be pursuing the final year of four (or five) year undergraduate or five year integrated M.Tech or five year integrated M.Sc. or 2 year M.Sc. or five year undergraduate-postgraduate dual degree programs in Science and Technology streams from IISc/IITs/NITs/IISERs/IIEST and centrally funded IIITs. These candidates should have secured a CGPA/CPI of at least 8.0 (on a 10-point scale). For applicants in the five year integrated or dual degree programs, if separate CGPAs/CPIs are awarded for UG and PG parts of the program then the CGPA/CPI of UG part (first four years) will be considered, OR

b) have completed or be pursuing the final year of four (or five) year undergraduate or five year integrated M.Tech or five year integrated M.Sc. or 2 year M.Sc. or five year undergraduate-postgraduate dual degree programs in Science and Technology streams from any other (not covered in a. above) Institute / University recognized in India. These candidates should have secured a CGPA/CPI of at least 8.0 (on a 10-point scale) or equivalent till the last semester AND have secured a score of 750 or higher in the respective GATE subject. OR

c) have qualified GATE and be pursuing or have completed M.Tech. / MS by Research at IISc/IITs/IISERs having a minimum CGPA or CPI of 8.0 (on a 10-point scale) at the end of the first semester wit h a minimum of four courses. Those candidates who are applying after the first semester, the CGPA or CPI requirement of 8.0 will be based on all the courses, labs, thesis that the candidate has completed. This is applicable to above eligible candidates at the time of application.

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4) have completed the required academic qualifications in (a), (b) or (c) in the preceding three years from when the application is submitted.

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