ICMR JRF Examination 2020| Apply NOW!

Indian Council of Medical Research simply ICMR JRF Examination held every year to recruit candidates in between the month March & Arpil, for the 12 Centres around India. Its like entrance examination for the Ph.D / Research Programme supported by the councils.

As like every year this year ICMR, New Delhi in collaboration with PGIMER (Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research), Chandigarh hold the National level online examination for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). Get the other details below!!

ICMR JRF Online Test

ICMR JRF Examination 2020 Details:

Name of the Post:Junior Research Fellowship
Number of Post:150 fellowship
Examination Centres:Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Srinagar and Varanasi 
Duration:After Two Years performance of JRF is reviewed by the committer.
Emoluments:Rs. 31,000/- ( Thirty One Thousand Only ) per month.
Age Limitation:The upper age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2020 (relaxable up to five years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, PwBD and female candidates and three years in the case of OBC).
Eligibility:MSc/MA or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for General/EWS/OBC candidates and 50% for the SC/ST and PwBD candidates in the subjects mentioned above. Candidates appearing in the final year examination in 2019 2020 session can also apply.
Application Fees:Rs.1500/- (General/EWS/OBC) + Transaction charges as applicable.

Rs. 1200/- (SC/ST) + Transaction charges as applicable. PwBD exempted from payment of fee.
Start Date of Online application:27.04.2020
Last Date of Online Application:27.05.2020
ICMR JRF Examination Date:July 12 2020; (Sunday)

JRF Online TEST Syllabus:

Digging more on the ICMR website I found that the syllabus you need to follow is as per PG level by University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. All I can provide you more about the Syllabus is the UGC Link https://www.ugc.ac.in/. Visit here and search for JRF Syllabus.

ICMR JRF Exam Pattern:

  • Examination Duration: 2 Hours,
  • Total No. of Questions 150 nos,
  • Online test will be of one paper consist of two sections-
    • Aptitude Section( Common for all)- 50 Questions
    • Subject Specific Section – Life Sciences / Social Science-100 Questions in each section
  • Each Questions carries one marks,
  • Negative marks for wrong answer is 0.25 marks

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