ICMR: JRF 2018 Notification Released, Check Out Details

ICMR JRF 2018 Notification has been released at icmr.nic.in

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research(PGIMER), Chandigarh will hold a National level examination for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), for Indian national candidates at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Srinagar (J&K) and Varanasi on Sunday, July 22,2018.

A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded. [120 fellowships in the field of Biomedical Sciences 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 Medicine (excluding Agriculture extension/ Soil Sciences, etc) and thirty fellowships for the work with emphasis on Social Sciences like psychology, sociology, home science, statistics anthropology, social
work, public health/health economics (agriculture economics will not be considered.

Information bulletin/brochure, online application form and other details will be available at both PGIMER, Chandigarh website http://pgimer.edu.in and ICMR, New Delhi website: www.icmr.nic.in. Candidates may visit the websites w.e.f.12.04.2018.

The last date for filling of online application is 15.05.2018. Only online application will be accepted, no other mode of submission of application will be accepted.

Fee: ₹ 1000/- (General/OBC) & ₹ 800/- (SC/ST/PH/VH)


Educational Qualification: MSc/MA or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for General/OBC candidates and 50% for the SC/ST & Physically Handicapped (PH) and Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates in the subjects mentioned above.

Candidates appearing in the final year examination (2017-2018) can also apply.

Age Limit: The upper age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2018 (relaxable up to five years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH/ VH/female candidates and three years in the case of OBC.

All disputes relating to the conduct of the examination or any matter connected with this advertisement shall be dealt in the jurisdiction of National Capital Territory of Delhi Court.