12 Jamia students selected for Prime Minister Research Fellowship
It is a matter of great pride for the Jamia Millia Islamia(JMI) that twelve (12) research scholars of the university have been awarded the coveted Prime Minister Research Fellowship (PMRF) under the Lateral Entry Scheme of the May 2022 drive.
The university improved its performance significantly as in 2021 six research scholars were selected for the PMRF under the Lateral Entry Scheme of the December 2020 drive. Name of students, their recommender and Department/Centres selected for Lateral Entry Scheme of the May 2022 drive are as follows:
1.Nadeem Ahmad recommended by Prof. Quamrul Hasan – Civil Engineering 2. Mohammad Ariz recommended by Prof. Tarikul Islam – Electrical Engineering 3. Mohammad Masood recommended by Prof. Mohammad Mahfuzul Haque – Biotechnology 4. Gulnaz Tabassum recommended by Dr. Kapil Dev – Biotechnology 5. Ayesha Aiman recommended by Prof. Seemi Farhat Basir – Biosciences 6. Sakeena Masrat recommended by Dr. Rafiq Ahmad – CNN 7. Mudasir Younis Sofi recommended by Dr. Mohd. Ajmal Khan – Physics 8. Shah Masheerul Alam recommended by Dr. Javed Ali – Physics 9. Shelly Bhardwaj recommended by Dr. Amit Kumar – Chemistry 10. Sneha Shukla recommended by Prof. Saif A. Chaudhry – Chemistry 11. Abdus Samad recommended by Dr. Shama Parveen – CIRBSc 12. Nuha Abeer Khan recommended by Dr. Mohan C. Joshi – MCARS
Elated over the improved performance JMI Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar congratulated PMRF Coordinator, JMI Prof. Abdul Quaiyum Ansari and appreciated his efforts for the great achievement.
While conveying her best wishes to the successful candidates she said “JMI stands for excellence and strives hard to provide its students every possible support to achieve great heights.
This performance reflects university’s focus on high quality research and I am particularly happy that six out of the twelve students are girls. I hope that it would inspire other students particularly girl students of the university to do well in science and engineering research”.
PMRF Coordinator, JMI Prof. Abdul Quaiyum Ansari said that these researchers would be individually getting a fellowship of Rs 70, 000 for the first two years, Rs 75,000 for 3rd year, Rs.80, 000 for the fourth and fifth year respectively. Apart from this, each Fellow would be getting a research grant of Rs. 2 Lakhs per year (a total of Rs 10 Lakhs for five years) under the PMRF.