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Exam Alert: Indian Council of Medical Research invites application for JRF

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh have invited online applications for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).
A national level examination will be jointly conducted by ICMR and PGIMER at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Srinagar and Varanasi on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded. Out of these, 120 fellowships will be givenin the field of Biomedical Sciences with emphasis on Life Sciences such as microbiology, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, human biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biophysics, immunology, pharmacology, nursing, zoology, botany, environmental sciences and veterinary Medicine. Thirty fellowships will be given for the work with emphasis on Social Sciences like psychology, sociology, home science, statistics anthropology, social work, public health/health economics.
Educational Qualification: MSc/MA or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for General/OBC candidates and 50% for the SC/ST and Physically Handicapped (PH) and Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates in the subjects mentioned above.  Candidates appearing in the final year examination can also apply.

Age Limit: The upper age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2019 (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.
Information bulletin/brochure, online application form and other details are available at both PGIMER, Chandigarh website and ICMR, New Delhi website:
Important Dates:
  • Online application start date: April 23
  • Application closing date: May 27
Fee: Rs1000/ for General/OBC and Rs800 for SC/ST/PH/VH


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