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ICMR JRF Application

Indian Council of Medical Research in collaboration with PGIMER, Chandigarh has all set to conduct ICMR JRF Exam on 17th July 2016. Organization invites ICMR JRF Application form from those candidates who want to get admission in Ph.D/ Research Programme through Junior Research Fellowship. Interested applicants may apply by submitting the ICMR JRF online Application Form 2016 before the last date. 

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 09th May 2016. 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

Organization NameIndian Council of Medical Research
Announcement TypeJunior Research Fellowship
Last  Date To Apply09th May 2016
ICMR JRF Entrance Examination Held On17th July 2016

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 during the session (2015-2016) can also apply for the test as RA (Result Awaited).

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Age Limitation:

Applying contender’s age should be 28 years as on 30-09-2016 and Upper age limit of the applying aspirants is Relxable 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.

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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

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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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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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.
  • Firstly ensure that you have a valid personal email ID. In case, a candidate does not have a valid personal email ID, he/she should create his/her new email ID before applying Online.
  • After that, aspirants may visit official website and hit on “Apply Online” link then again select “Online Application Form” tab.
  • Then, carefully select Centre, Stream and Category details choosing appropriate option from drop down menu.
  • And must fill all details one by one and upload your scanned photograph/Signatures one by one and press on “Upload” Button.
  • Now your application is complete and if you fulfill all conditions and criteria of the Admission Notice, then and only then check the “I Agree” box and press on “SUBMIT Form” Button.
  • Lastly, you may get printout of filled application form and keep it safe for future need.

Important Dates:

Last Date For Filling Of Online Application09th May 2016
Late Date Of Fee Deposit In Bank29th May 2016
Date Of Entrance Examination17th July 2016


Applicants may go through below stated Official Notification to know more about ICMR JRF Application Form 2016.

ICMR JRF Application Form Notice:- Download PDF

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