Ministry of Human Recourse Development, Government of India, launched the Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme on 24th February 2018. A committee of several IIT directors - National Coordination Committee (NCC) is coordinating the PMRF activities for 2018.

The PMRF scheme is aimed at attracting the talent pool from IISc, IITs, NITs, IISERs, and centrally funded IIITs to doctoral (Ph.D.) programs of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for carrying out research in frontier areas of science and technology domains. The Prime Minister’s Research Fellows will receive a fellowship of Rs.70,000 to 80,000/- per month in addition to an attractive research grant of Rs. 2.00 lakh per year.  Kindly visit for more details about PMRF.