Prime Ministers Research Fellowships (PMRF)

PMRF is a very prestigious fellowship, offered to students pursuing doctoral studies. It carries a monthly stipend of Rs.70,000 per month and a yearly contingency of Rs.2 lakhs. More details may be found at the website (

IT Palakkad is one of the few Institutions where students can enjoy the PMRF and it is possible for IIT Palakkad to nominate candidates for PMRF, from the applicants for admission (August 2020 session) to the Ph.D. programme. One outstanding candidate who secures admission (in any area of research) will be
nominated this year.