Prime Minister Research Fellowship Scheme: PMRF Fellowship Eligibility & Online Form

Hello, I’m Mufayaiz Wani, the author of JK Student Update, and today I’m excited to bring you all the details about the Prime Minister Research Fellowship Scheme. This government initiative aims to provide research fellowships to students, fostering excellence in research across various higher educational institutions in India.


The primary goal of the Prime Minister Research Fellowship Scheme is to enhance the quality of research by attracting the best talent to research programs. It’s an incredible opportunity for those aspiring to pursue Ph.D. studies, especially for students facing financial constraints.

Prime Minister Research Fellowship Scheme

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for this prestigious fellowship, you must meet the following criteria:

– Completed BTech, Integrated MTech, or MSc with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 in the last 5 years from institutes like IIT or NIT.

– Final year students planning to enter the Ph.D. program in IIT or IISc.

Financial Assistance:

Under this scheme, selected students will receive monthly financial assistance as follows:

– First Year: Rs. 70,000

– Second Year: Rs. 70,000

– Third Year: Rs. 75,000

– Fourth Year: Rs. 80,000

– Fifth Year: Rs. 80,000.


Application Procedure:

If you meet the eligibility criteria and wish to avail of this opportunity, visit the official website of PMRF. Ensure you have the necessary documents handy, including Aadhar Card, passport size photograph, mobile number, email ID, marksheets, ration card, voter ID card, and PAN card.

Official Website –


The Prime Minister Research Fellowship Scheme 2022 is a golden opportunity for students with a passion for research. It not only provides financial support but also opens the doors to top institutes for Ph.D. studies. This initiative is a testament to the government’s commitment to nurturing the brightest minds of our country.

If you have any questions or doubts about this scheme, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment. Visit for more updates and stay tuned for further information on educational opportunities like this one.

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