Application for Lateral Prime Minister Research Fellowship (PMRF)


Dear Applicant,

Welcome to the Lateral PMRF Application portal. Candidates who had already expressed their consent with the Academic Section (IIT Guwahati) shall download the application form in the given below link, furnish it and forward the completed application not later than Aug 05 (Wednesday), 2020. Soft copy of the completed application should be sent to ‘' and mention the subject as ‘Application for Lateral PMRF Application'. Eligible candidates so far did not express their consent to Academic Section (IIT Guwahati) may also apply for this scheme. Completed applications shall be submitted either in 'doc’ or 'pdf’ format. If you have any queries related to the application process kindly contact us by email:

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To Download Guideline Form Visit:


Oral Presentation

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a brief oral presentation (15 min duration) about their research proposal via Video conferencing mode to the Expert panel constituted by the Department. The presentation should be prepared as per the following pattern:


Slides 1 and 2: General introduction about the research proposal


Slide 3 and 4: Research Gap and Problem formulation


Slides 5 to 9: Objectives of the proposal and Experimental methodology


Slide :10: Deliverables of proposal


Candidates fail to appear for the oral presentation as per their scheduled slot will not be considered for the evaluation process.

Important Dates:





Advertisement for inviting applications at the departmental website


July 29, 2020


Last date for submitting the soft copy of completed applications by email to BSBE office


Aug 12, 2020


Last date for shortlisting the applications


Aug 15, 2020


Oral presentation by shortlisted candidates for a final recommendation from the department (video conferencing)


Aug 17, 2020



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