Good news for research scholars: Centre enhances stipend of science and technology PhD students by 20%

In a move that will directly benefit over 60,000 researchers, the Centre has enhanced the fellowship of PhD students and other research personnel enrolled in any area of science and technology. Fellowship of the Junior Research Fellows (JRF) in the first two years of the PhD programme has been increased from Rs 25,000 to Rs 31,000 per month. Similarly, in the remaining tenure of PhD, a Senior Research Fellow will get Rs 35,000 per month, instead of the present Rs 28,000.

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