135 students selected to pursue research under PMRF Scheme during current year

135 students selected to pursue research under PMRF Scheme during current year

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Today:- August – A total of 135 students have been selected in the PMRF Scheme in 2018-19, including 37 from IITs, 84 from NITs, 5 from IIITs, 4 from IISERs, 3 from IIEST Shibpur and 2 from IISc Bangalore. Details of institutes in which they will pursue research are as under:-

Sl No.

Institute

No. of PMRFs

1.

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

43

2.

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

24

3.

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

20

4.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

17

5.

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

13

6.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

10

7.

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

4

8.

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

2

9.

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

1

10.

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

1

Total

135

The Scheme is currently open for eligible students from IITs, NITs, IIITs, IISERs and IISc Bangalore. However, Government is open to suggestions to make the scheme more inclusive. The National Coordination Committee of PMRF is free to adopt appropriate methods of selection and screening of candidates for successful implementation of the scheme.
This information was given by the Minister of State (HRD), Dr. Satya Pal Singh today in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question.

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