Bhubaneswar, Oct 7: The form for the Mukhyamantri Research Fellowship Test -2023 (also called Chief Minister Research and Innovation Fellowship Programme) will be available soon online.
Candidates will be able to apply for the same form before Durga Puja and the test will be conducted after puja.
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 a period of four years, said Odisha State Higher Education Council chairman Prof Ashok Kumar Das.
Students with practical subjects will get an extra Rs 50,000 per year for contingency, he added.
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.