Programmes & Schemes

Prime Minister’s Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research

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). The scheme is for supporting aspiring PhD scholars with double scholarship 50% of which will be provided by government and balance 50% by a sponsoring industry, for doing research for four years and the research fellow will receive PhD degree by doing this industrial research.

Programme Type: Academia Industry Partnerships

Ministry / Department: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)

Eligibility: 1)One doctoral fellow and one industry will apply jointly. The application has to be filled by the doctoral fellow 2)Doctoral fellow should have enrolled / admitted for PhD in last 14 months from the date of submission of applications in any recognized Indian University / Institute / Research Laboratory.

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