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1183. 

Union Human Resource Development announced various modifications in the PMRF Scheme to boost research in the country. What is full form of F in PMRF?

[A]. Felicitation
[B]. Fellowship
[C]. Foundation
[D]. Formation

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Union Human Resource Development(HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced various modifications in the Prime Minister's Research Fellowship(PMRF) Scheme to boost research in the country & to enable more students to avail the benefit under the scheme. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE) Score is reduced to 650 from 750 apart from a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average(CGPA) of 8 or equivalent. There will be two channels of entries, one direct entry and lateral entry. NITs, which appear in top 25 institutions as per NIRF Ranking (overall) can become PMRF Granting institutions.

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