100 Prime Minister’s Doctoral Research Fellowships 15590 views

Prime Minister’s fellowship Scheme for Doctoral research is meant for backing aspiring PhD scholars with double scholarship 50% of which will be provided by government and balance 50% by a sponsoring industry, for carrying out research for 4 years and the research fellow will receive doctoral degree by doing this industrial research.

Subject areas:
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Medicine

Eligibility for Prime Minister’s Fellowship:

One doctoral fellow and one industry will apply together. The application has to be filled by the doctoral fellow

  1. Applicant (Doctoral fellow) must have enrolled or admitted for a full-time Ph.D. in last 14 months from the date of submission of applications in any recognized Indian University or Institute or Research lab.
  2. Applicant must obtain ‘NOC from the Institution before applying
  3. Applicant must have identified (before applying) an industry partner or a co-applicant who shall be ready to support the research project financially and also provide technical and intellectual support
  4. Applicant must choose the topic of research that has practical relevance and industrial application
  5. Applicant and the proposed research topic must qualify on criteria of excellence and relevance and be of technical and scientific excellence.
  6. The selected applicant must be keen to work with or in the industry as and when required by the industry partner during the project period.
  7. Duration of research shall not be exceeding more than 4 years leading to the award of a doctoral degree to the fellow.

Financial Support:

  • Number of fellowships: 100
  • Fellowship amount: up to Rs. 8,00,000/a maximum per candidate
  • Duration of the Fellowships: maximum 4 years
  • Note: the selected candidate will cease to receive any other scholarship or salary from any other organization.

How to Apply:

  • Applications are to be submitted online.

Important Dates

  1. Last date of Online Submission of Application Form: Within 14 months of registration or admission to PhD
  2. Announcement of Results: Updates on the website
  3. The signing of MOUs among selected Ph.D. Fellows, Industry and Institutes: By the date mentioned in the email sent by CII on selection
  4. Release of Fellowship amount to Research scholar: On a monthly basis


  • SERB, DST, Government of India : Email: sskohli@nic.in
  • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII): shalini.sharma@cii.in & neha.gupta@cii.in
Quick Overview————-
Organization Govt. of India
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country India
Subject areas Science, Engineering, Medicine
Fellowship amount Mentioned above
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals
Deadline Rolling

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