Prime Minister 's Fellowship Scheme

The Prime Minister’s Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research is a public-private partnership (PPP) between Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), which is an autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

About the scheme 
This scheme is aimed at encouraging young, talented, enthusiastic and result-oriented scholars to take up industry-relevant research. Under this scheme, full-time PhD scholars get double the money that they would otherwise get for doing research. 

FellowshiP amount 
Maximum government fellowship in India at any academic or research institute is approximately Rs 36,400 per month, including House Rent Allowance (HRA) for the SRF category. Under the Prime Minister’s Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research, the scholars get double the JRF/SRF as scholarship (as per applicable slabs). 

Fellowship Details 
1-Up to 100 new Fellowships are provided every year
2-50% of the scholarship comes from SERB [being equivalent to the prevailing 3-Government norms for Junior Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow (inclusive of HRA)], which can be revised as per the JRF/SRF norms from time to time
4-Rest 50% (the matching equivalent of SERB component) comes from the partner company
5-Duration of the Fellowship is four years
6-If selected to receive the Prime Minister’s Fellowship for Doctoral Research, the candidate ceases to receive any other scholarship/salary from any other organization, which he/she may be receiving at the time of enrolling into the scheme

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Confederation of Indian Industry

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Shalini Sharma


Neha Gupta

Tele: 0124-4592960 (Ext: 292)

Ravi Hira

Tele: 0124-4592960 (Ext: 499)


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