New Delhi, April 7: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh has notified to jointly conduct National Level Examination to select 150 candidates for Junior Research Fellowships (JRF). The online application submission process is scheduled to start from April 12, 2018.
The test will be conducted at following 12 centers across the country: Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Srinagar and Varanasi.
Out of 150 fellowships to be awarded, 120 fellowships will be awarded in the field of Biomedical Sciences with stress on Life Sciences and the rest of the 30 fellowships will be given for work prominently in the field of Social Sciences.
Start date of online application submission: April 12, 2018
Last date of online application submission: May 15, 2018
Date of Examination: July 22, 2018.
For General and OBC category candidates: Rs 1000
For SC/ST/PH/VH: Rs 800
General/OBC category candidates: MSc/MA or any equivalent Qualification with minimum 55% marks in subjects mentioned in the official notification
SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH)/Visually Handicapped (VH) category candidates: MSc/MA or any equivalent Qualification with minimum 50% marks in subjects mentioned in the official notification
General category Candidates: Candidates should be maximum 28 years of age, as on 30-09-2018
SC/ST/PH/ VH/female candidates: Relaxation up to 5 years on upper age limit
OBC category Candidates: Relaxation up to 3 years on upper age limit
How to apply:
Candidates interested need to apply only after duly going Information bulletin/brochure available at the official website of Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh at www.pgimer.edu.in and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi at www.icmr.nic.in, in an online mode latest by May 15,2018.