Dec 2021

About PMRF December 2021

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.

PMRF Granting Institutes

Banaras Hindu University

IISc Bangalore

IISER Berhampur

IISER Bhopal

IISER Kolkata

IISER Mohali


IISER Thiruvananthapuram

IISER Tirupati

IIT Bhilai


IIT Bhubaneswar

IIT Bombay

IIT Delhi

IIT Dharwad

IIT(ISM) Dhanbad

IIT Gandhinagar


IIT Guwahati

IIT Hyderabad

IIT Indore

IIT Jodhpur

IIT Kanpur

IIT Kharagpur

IIT Madras

IIT Mandi

IIT Patna

IIT Roorkee

IIT Ropar

IIT Jammu

IIT Palakkad

IIT Tirupati

Jamia Millia Islamia

Jawaharlal Nehru University

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

University of Delhi

University of Hyderabad