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ICMR JRF 2017 Application Junior Research Fellowship Dates

ICMR JRF Application

Indian Council of Medical Research in collaboration with PGIMER, Chandigarh is going to conduct ICMR JRF Exam on 16-07-2017. Regarding this Institute invites ICMR JRF Application form from those candidates who are seeking admission in Ph.D/ Research Programme through Junior Research Fellowship. Interested applicants may apply by submitting the ICMR JRF Application Form 2017 on the official website of organization i.e. on or before the closing date i.e. 13.05.2017.

Highlights Of This Page:

  • ICMR JRF Application Details
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Age Limitations
  • Application Fee
  • Selection Process
  • Exam Centres
  • Exam Pattern
  • Subjects covered under Section B & C
  • Steps to fill ICMR JRF Application
  • Important Dates
  • Official Link

Organization conducts this national level examination for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Life science/Social science stream. Appliers may follow the below stated steps to fill online application form before the closing date which is given below. To acquire more information about ICMR JRF Application Form, you may need to read below segment of this page which is created by team of

ICMR JRF Application

Eligibility Criteria for ICMR JRF Exam:

  • Applicants must have M.Sc. /M.A. or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks (for General/OBC) Candidates and 50% marks (for the SC/ST & physically handicapped) from recognized University or Institutions.
  • A candidate who is appearing / has appeared in the final year of M.Sc. /M.A. or Equivalent Examination can also apply for the test as RA (Result Awaited).

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Age Limitation:

  • Applying contender’s age should be 28 years
  • Upper age limit of the applying aspirants is Relaxable up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, physically handicapped (PH) and female candidates and 3 years in the case of OBC category.

Fellowship Details:

A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded and in the below stated table we’re providing you its full description.

Fellowship DetailsSubjects
120 FellowshipsSciences with emphasis on Life Sciences (like microbiology, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, human biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biophysics, immunology, pharmacology, zoology, botany, environmental sciences and veterinary sciences etc
30 FellowshipsSocial Sciences like psychology, sociology, home science, statistics anthropology, social work and health economics

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Application Fee:

  • Candidates should need to pay Rs. 1000/- (For General) and Rs. 800/- (For Reserved category) as an application fee.
  • Payment of fee will be deposited in the branches of State Bank of India by filling the Challan form in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh (Examination) in the “Power Jyoti” PUL Current Account No.32211616762.

Selection Process:

Contenders will be getting classifieds on the basis of their qualifying narks in ICMR JRF Entrance Examination followed by other process of admission.

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Important Note:

Each question carries one mark and negative marking @ 0.25 will be made for each of the wrong answer.

ICMR JRF fellowship Exam Centers:

ChennaiSri Nagar

Get here>> JRF Guidelines

Scheme of Test:

The test will consist of one paper of 2 hours duration. The paper will consist of 2 Sections.

Section A:

Aptitude Section will have 50 questions and all these questions would be compulsory with each question carrying 1 mark.

  • Scientific phenomenon in everyday life
  • General knowledge in sciences
  • Common Statistics.

Section B & CLife Sciences and Social Science

Appliers may attempt questions in either of the two areas. Each area of section B & C would have 100 questions and the candidate may attempt any 75 questions in the predesigned area of Section B or C.

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Important Note:

Each question carries one mark and negative marking @ 0.25 will be made for each of the wrong answer.

Get here>> Specimen Copy Of Examination

Subjects covered under Section B & C:

Subjects NameTopics To Be Covered
Life Sciences
  • Microbiology,
  • Physiology,
  • Molecular biology,
  • Genetics,
  • Human biology,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Bioinformatics,
  • Biophysics,
  • Immunology,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Zoology,
  • Botany,
  • Environmental sciences
  • Veterinary Science.
Social Sciences
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology,
  • Social work,
  • Home sciences,
  • Statistics
  • Health Economics.

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Get here>> ICMR JRF Prospectus

How to Fill ICMR JRF Online Application Form?

Aspirants, who are fulfilling above eligibility criteria for ICMR JRF Exam, may apply by submitting online application form before the last date.

  • Aspirant  may apply online either through PGIMER, Chandigarh website i.e. or through ICMR New Delhi website i.e.
  • From the advertisements section select “ICMR JRF Entrance Examination 2017”
  • A new screen will appear along with many links regarding the examination
  • Gather all the details regarding the examination by hitting and viewing the documents that are available on the website
  • After that a dialog box will appear in front of you as:

ICMR JRF Application

  • Hit on create new user
  • Submit all the required details and hit on the submission tab
  • After that use the log in ID And Password and log on to the application form window
  • Fill the whole application form and complete all the details
  • Upload all required scanned documents and after completing the form hit on final submission tab
  • Take a print out of filled up application form and keep it safe for further use

Get here>>> Direct Link To Apply

Important Dates:

EventsImportant Dates
Last Date For Filling Of Online Application13-05-2017
Late Date Of Fee Deposit In Bank16-05-2017
Date Of Entrance Examination16-07-2017

Get Here>> Official Notification

Important Note:

Applicants may go through Official Link to know more about ICMR JRF Application Form 2017.

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