ICMR JRF Exam 2021: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh has started the online application process for National Level ICMR JRF Exam 2021 for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). Candidates can apply online for ICMR JRF Exam on or before 31 July 2021 on official website www.pgimer.edu.in or www.icmr.nic.in.
Candidates who will apply successfully for PGIMER JRF 2021 will be called for Entrance Exam. PGIMER JRF Exam 2021 is scheduled to be held on 12 September 2021 from 3 PM to 4:30 PM.
A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded.(maximum 120 fellowships would be awarded for work 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, nursing, zoology, botany, environmental sciences and veterinary medicine (excluding Agriculture extension/Soil Sciences, etc.) and maximum thirty (30) fellowships would be awarded for work with emphasis on Social Sciences like psychology, sociology, home sciences, statistics, anthropology, social work and public health/health economics (Agriculture Economics will not be considered).
Candidates can check educational qualification, age limit , exam pattern, application link and other details below.
Important Dates for ICMR JRF Exam 2021
- Starting Date of Application – 01 July 2021
- Last Date of Application - 31 July 2021
- ICMR JRF Exam – 12 September 2021 (Sunday)
ICMR JRF Vacancy Details
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) - 150
ICMR JRF Pay Scale:
ICMR JRF Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification and Experience:
M.Sc/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
Below 28 Years
Selection Procedure for ICMR JRF Exam 2021
Selection will be done on the basis of National level examination.
ICMR JRF Exam Pattern
- Mode of Examination - Computer Based Test (CBT)/Online
- Duration of Examination - 02 hours (two hours) i.e. 120 minutes
- Number of Shifts - 01 (One), Afternoon shift- 3 pm
- Location of Examination Centres - Tentatively 21 cities in India
- Language of Paper English
- Type of Examination - Objective Type
The paper will consist of two Sections:
- The Aptitude Section (Section A) - 50 questions
- The subject Specific Section (Section B & C) - Each area of section B & C would have 100 questions and the
candidate will attempt any 75 questions in the predesigned area of Section B or C.
How to Apply for ICMR JRF Exam 2021 ?
The Eligible candidates can apply through online mode from 01 July to 31 July 2021 on official website.