ICMR JRF Entrance Exam


Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi announces Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Entrance Exam 2023

ICMR JRF Entrance Exam 2023 – The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh will hold a National level online examination for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), for Indian candidates on Sunday, 


ICMR JRF Entrance Exam 2023


Important Dates

  • Date for filling of online application form: 20th May 2023
  • Last date for filling of online application: 18th June 2023
  • Date of Entrance Examination: 08th July 2023 ( 09.00 AM to 11.00 AM)


Eligibility Criteria for ICMR JRF Entrance Exam 2023

  • MSc/MA or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for General/EWS/OBC candidates and 50% for the SC/ST and PwBD candidates in the subjects mentioned above.
  • Candidates appearing in the final year examination in the 2022-2023 session can also apply.


Age Limit

  • The age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on the last date of application (upper age limit relaxable up to five years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, PwBD and female candidates, three years in the case of OBC category.


Fellowship Details

  • A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded.
  • Thirty (30) fellowships for the work with an emphasis on Social Sciences like psychology, sociology, home science, statistics anthropology, social work, public health/health economics (agriculture economics will not be considered).


Application Process

  • Candidates are required to apply online through PGIMER, Chandigarh website www.pgimer.edu.in or ICMR New Delhi Website www.icmr.nic.in
  • Candidates may visit the websites w.e.f. 20th May 2023. The last date for filing an online application is 18th June 2023
  • Only online application will be accepted, no other mode of submission of application will be accepted.


Application Fee

  • For General, EWS & OBC Candidates – Rs.1500/- + Transaction charges as applicable
  • For SC, ST Candidates – Rs.1200/- + Transaction charges as applicable
  • For PWD Applicants – Nil
  • Mode of Payment – Online through Net banking/Credit card/Debit card


ICMR JRF Entrance Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Online mode
  • Language of exam: English language
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type
  • Test Duration: 2 hours
  • Number of Questions: 150 Questions
  • Number of Sections: Exam paper consists of 3 sections
  • Marking Scheme: One mark is awarded for the correct answer and 0.25 marks are deducted for an incorrect answer


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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