Bhubaneswar, Dec 2: The application process for the Mukhyamantri Research Fellowship Test -2023 (also called the Chief Minister Research and Innovation Fellowship Programme) started today.
The primary objective of MRFT is to design and conduct a model test and evaluation system in some subjects being pursued leading to a Ph. D. Degree in the state of Odisha. The test, like the UGC CSIR NET will measure the domain knowledge, research aptitude,clarity/precision in communication, logical reasoning and analytical thinking capabilities among meritorious research aspiring postgraduates across the state on a scale of 1 to 100` and prepare a subject wise as well as inter se merit list for award of Mukhyamantri Research Fellowship every year.
The eligible candidates can now apply for the research and fellowship program from today by visiting https://mrft.samsodisha.gov.in/.
The State Selection Board (SSB) will conduct the examination. Eligible candidates will be provided a monthly research fellowship grant of Rs 30,000 to 300 candidates to pursue Ph.D. in the state’s public universities for four years.
Students with practical subjects will get an extra Rs 50,000 per year for contingency.
The candidates should have passed in first class in UG and PG courses to appear for the test and their age should be below 35 years by January 1, 2023. The merit list score of the test will be valid for two years.