PMRDFs: Talented young professionals with a desire to participate and initiate a larger change

2014 Applications Closed

PMRD Fellows Scheme to invites talented young professionals with a desire to participate and initiate a larger change.

Get more information on: Key Dates:
  • Dec 17, 2013: Last date for Applications
  • Dec 20, 2013: Last date for Applications to J&K.
  • Dec 28, 2013: AICAT - All India Competency Assessment Test (Online)
  • Jan 16/17, 2014: Written Test +
    Personal Interviews
Support Phone and Email:

For enquiries about the application process, guidance related to eligibility, application fees etc please call 022-25525252 (8AM-8PM Mon-Sat).

Alternatively you may write an email to Please mention the subject properly and include Application No, Registered Email ID, Name, and Mobile No in the mail along with description of the problem.


We can reduce poverty and empower people only if we have exceptionally bright and motivated young professionals with leadership potential to work towards betterment of marginalized groups in disadvantaged regions of the country. PMRD Fellows Scheme is an initiative of Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India (GoI) in collaboration with State Governments. The Fellowship has the twin objective of engaging young professionals to work with District Collectors in improving the development programmes as well as to build them as a cadre of development facilitators, who will be available as a ready resource for rural development activities over a long term.

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), as a partner of MoRD is requested to facilitate and anchor the selection and training of the PMRD Fellows.

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