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ICMR JRF 2018 Notification, Application, Eligibility, Dates

ICMR Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) 2018 Notification

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh will hold National Level Examination for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Life Science/Social Science stream in July 2018 at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Srinagar (J&K) and Varanasi

Candidates are suggested to go through the above mentioned websites from April 2018 for Information bulletin/brochure, online application form and other details

Indian Council of Medical Research
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), is the apex body for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, in India. ICMR is one of the largest organizations for medical research in the world. The ICMR is funded by the Government of India through the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Fellowship Details
A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded
120 Fellowships would be awarded for work in the field of Biomedical Sciences with emphasis on Life Sciences (Microbiology, Physiology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Human Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Immunology, Pharmacology, Zoology, Botany, Environmental Sciences and Veterinary Sciences etc)

For other information, applicants may available at both PGIMER website http://pgimer.edu.in and ICMR New Delhi website www.icmr.nic.in

ICMR JRF 2018
ICMR JRF exam is the entry gate for admission to PhD/ Research Program in a Medical College/Hospital/University/National Laboratory/Institution of Higher Learning and Research as applicable
The Exam is held once a year in 12 exam centres across the nation. The fellowship is awarded on merit basis as per the entrance exam held. The exam is held usually in the month of July
The award of JRF is made on merit basis by holding an entrance examination after issuing a countrywide admission notice

Application Form
Information bulletin/brochure, online application form and other details will be available at both PGIMER website http://pgimer.edu.in and ICMR New Delhi website www.icmr.nic.in
Only online application will be accepted, no other mode of submission of application will be accepted

 

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification
Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course
Age Limit
The age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years (upper age limit relaxable upto 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, physically handicapped (PH) and female candidates, 3 years in the case of OBC category
Syllabus: As prescribed by UGC

 

Important Dates

Date of Opening of Registration: April 2018

Last Date for Filling of Online Application: May 2018

Date of Entrance Exam (JRF): July 2018

 

Exam Centres

The exam will be conducted by ICMR and PGIMER at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Srinagar (J&K) and Varanasi

 

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi

Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Ansari Nagar, Post Box 4911, New Delhi-110029, (Organizing Institute - PGIMER Chandigarh-160012), Website www.icmr.nic.in

 

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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