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MHRD announces modifications in PMRF Scheme to boost research in country

MHRD announces modifications in PMRF Scheme to boost research in country

A lot of the seats beneath the fancied scheme, beneath which a 1000 seats had been created, have been going vacant yearly. The HRD ministry now hopes the modified guidelines would be sure that extra seats get crammed up.

"To spice up analysis within the nation varied amendments have been carried out in Prime Minister's Analysis Fellowship Scheme. Now for the scholars from any recognised institute or college (apart from IISc, IITs, NITs, IISERs, IIEST and IIITs), the requirement of GATE Rating is lowered to 650 from 750 aside from minimal CGPA of eight or equal," Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank mentioned.

There will likely be two channels of entries, one direct entry and lateral entry. In lateral entry, the scholars, who're pursuing PhD in PMRF granting establishments (like IITs and NITs) may apply to grow to be fellow beneath the scheme as per new pointers.

The scheme introduced within the 2018-19 Funds is geared toward enhancing the standard of analysis in varied greater instructional establishments within the nation. The scheme seeks to draw one of the best expertise into analysis thereby realising the imaginative and prescient of improvement by innovation.

The institutes which might supply PMRF embrace all of the IITs, the IISERs, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, among the high central universities and NITs that supply science or know-how levels.

"The candidates will likely be chosen by a rigorous choice course of and their efficiency will likely be reviewed suitably by a nationwide conference. Beginning Educational Yr 2020-21, candidates can apply for PMRF by both direct entry channel or lateral entry channel," Nishank mentioned.
As a way to increase analysis in educational establishments throughout the nation, the HRD Ministry is making a devoted 'Analysis and Innovation Division. The division will likely be headed by a director who will likely be coordinating analysis work of assorted establishments coming beneath the HRD Ministry.