Saturday, December 2, 2017

ICMR JRF 2018 Notification Exam Date, Online Application Form

ICMR JRF  Notification

Team of is providing complete details about ICMR JRF 2018 Notification such as eligibility norms, Mode of selection, exam dates, process to apply etc . Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in collaboration with PGIMER, Chandigarh is going to conduct ICMR JRF(Junior Research Fellowship) Entrance Exam.  Contenders who are going to appear for the same they may fill ICMR JRF Online Application Form.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) invites online application form from enthusiastic and talented contenders to provide admission in Ph.D / Research Programme through Junior Research Fellowship. ICMR JRF(Junior Research Fellowship) Entrance Exam is going to be organized on Jul 2018 (Tentative). Organization conducts this national level exam for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Life science/Social science stream.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) JRF 2018 Notification Brief Details

Organization Name
Indian Council of Medical Research in collaboration with PGIMER, Chandigarh
Exam Name
ICMR JRF Entrance Exam
Mode of Apply
Last Date To Apply Online
May 2018
Date Of Exam
Aug 2018 (Tentative)
Official site

ICMR JRF Eligibility Criteria:

·         Candidates should have completed M.Sc. /M.A. or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks (for General/OBC) Candidates and 50% marks (for the SC/ST & physically handicapped) from recognized University or Institutions.
·         Contenders who are pursuing / have appeared in the final year of M.Sc. /M.A. or Equivalent Exam they are eligible to apply for ICMR JRF Entrance Exam.

Age limit:

·         Age should not be more than 28 years.
·         Relaxation in age will be applicable for SC/ST, physically handicapped (PH) and female candidates of 5 years, 3 years for OBC category candidates.

Details of Fellowship:
A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded.

Fellowship Details

120 Fellowships
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 sciences etc
30 Fellowships
Social Sciences like psychology, sociology, home science, statistics anthropology, social work and health economics

Application Fee:

·          For General contenders have to pay Rs.1000/-
·          For Reserved category candidates have to submit Rs. 800/-

Mode of payment:

Fee can be deposited in the branches of State Bank of India by filling the Challan form in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh (Examination) in the “Power Jyoti” PUL Current Account No.32211616762.

Mode of Selection:

Applicants will be selected on the basis of their qualifying narks in ICMR JRF Entrance Examination followed by other process of admission.

Essential Note:

·         Each question carries one mark
·         Negative marking @ 0.25 will be made for each of the wrong answer.

ICMR JRF fellowship Exam Centers:

·         Bengaluru     
·         Kolkata
·         Bhopal
·         Mumbai
·         Bhubaneswar
·         Guwahati
·         Chandigarh   
·         Hyderabad
·         Chennai        
·         Sri Nagar
·         Delhi  
·         Varanasi

Exam Scheme:

·         Test will consist of one paper of 2 hours duration.
·         The paper will consist of 2 Sections.

Section A:

·         Aptitude Section will have 50 questions
·         All these questions would be compulsory with each question carrying 1 mark.
·         Scientific phenomenon in everyday life
·         General knowledge in sciences
·         Common Statistics

Section B & C: Life Sciences and Social Science

·         Attempt questions in either of the two areas.
·         Each area of section B & C would have 100 questions
·         Candidate may attempt any 75 questions in the predesigned area of Section B or C.

Section B & C covered these Subjects:

Subjects Name
Topics To Be Covered

Life Sciences
Molecular biology,
Human biology,
Environmental sciences
Veterinary Science.
Social Sciences
Social work,
Home sciences,
Health Economics.

How to Apply for ICMR JRF 2018 Online Application Form ?

·         Applicants are required to fill an application form through the official website that is
·         At the top side of the page hit on “ICMR JRF Entrance Examination 2018” link which is given in the section of “Advertisement”.
·         Choose on “APPLICATION FOR ICMR-JRF- EXAM” >>Press on “Press here to download Prospectus” link
·         Read the complete notification carefully
·         Before applying online, you should have a valid personal email ID.
·         In case, a candidate does not have a valid personal email ID, he/she should create his/her new email ID before applying Online.
·         Fll the application form in correct manner and upload scanned photograph and signature.
·         Deposit the fee amount of examination either through challan form or online mode.
·         After filling the form, press on to “Submit” button for the final submission of it.
·         At last, take a print out of it for future use only.

Important Dates:


Last  date for filling of online application
May 2018
Late date of fee deposit in Bank
May 2018
Date of Entrance Examination (Tentative)
Jul 2018
ICMR JRF 2018 Notification official Link
ICMR JRF 2018 apply Online Link




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