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Three JMI scholars from Kashmir selected for PM’s Research Fellowship

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Srinagar: Three scholars from Kashmir Valley pursuing PhD in Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) have been selected for the prestigious Prime Minister Research Fellowship (PMRF).

These scholars are Mudasir Younis Sofi, resident of Wahibugh, Pulwama; Shah Masheerul Alam of Kheejipora, Kulgam, and Sakeena Masrat, a resident of Pattan, Baramulla.

The three are pursuing Ph.D. at the Department of Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

One of the students confirmed that they were felicitated by the Union Education minister, Dr. Subhas Sarkar and Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia University.

The scholars have been selected for the fellowship because of their “exemplary performance and highly prolific research” as the selection process for this fellowship is conducted through a rigorous review by IIT Madras.

As per the scheme, each fellow will be paid a monthly salary of Rs 70,000 for the first two years, Rs 75,000 for the third year, and Rs 80,000 for the fourth and fifth years. Apart from this, they will also receive a total research grant of 10 lakh.

This Fellowship scheme will ensure and favour the selection of these three scholars in all +2 and +3 recruitment processes across all Indian Universities and Public Service Commissions.

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