As many as 75 persons will be awarded the fellowship. The research programmes are slated to begin on January 1 and July 1, respectively.
It is the task of the nodal officer to verify the documents submitted by the students and upload the details on Scholarship Fellowship Management Portal (SFMP).
The applicants should be either ME / MTech holders. The research is to begin in August.
Aspirants should submit the applications via post before 28 April.
Selected candidates can engage in research for one to six months.
The annual event is organised by Bengaluru-based School of Policy and Governance (SPG).
The Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) Scheme aims at improving the quality of research in higher educational institutions.
Selected candidates will receive Rs 1.30 lakh a year and a research grant to meet expenses on equipment, materials and travel related to their project.
The fellowship is for Dr Santhini Pulikkal Veettil’s project dealing with developing a sunscreen free of side-effects using a chemical called Dipirolo benzoquinone which can absorb ultraviolet rays.
Online application for admission to the National Institute of Immunology can be submitted till January 20.