SPM Fellowship is named after Dr.Shyama Prasad Mukharjee who was ist Vice President of CSIR in Independent India.
There are a total of 10 SPM Fellowships available in Chemical Sciences and Life Sciences, as well as 5 in Earth, Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences.
It is provided to pursue Ph.D with special fellowship in CSIR NET Labs in India
Stipend of Rs.36000/ for first 2 years and Rs.42000 for next 3 years +HRA & a Contigency grant of Rs70000/P.A.
SPMF is awarded through Interview Process
Candidates are called for Interview on the basis of category i.e. 27%OBC, 15% SC, 7.5%ST & 3%PWD.