ICMR JRF 2018: Eligibility, Application, Syllabus, Results, Counseling

ICMR JRF 2018The Junior Research fellowship (JRF) is an exam organized by the Life Science/Social Science by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The ICMR is located at New Delhi. Fellowships enable students carry out successful research in the field of Biomedical Sciences and social sciences at its institutes. ICMR JRF 2018 related information are included in article.

ICMR JRF 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria’s for the ICMR JRF 2018 are; all the candidates must be Indian Citizens. The students who apply must have a Post Graduate Degree in Basic science or Post Graduate level Professional Degree in any relevant stream. The upper age limit for candidates who write ICMR JRF 2018 is 28 years. The candidates who belong to the reserve category such as SC and ST they will be given an age relaxation of 5 years. The students who are physically handicapped will also be given an age relaxation of 5 years. Other than that the candidates of OBC will get an age relaxation of 3 years in the upper age.

ICMR JRF Registration Process

The ICMR JRF Application Form will be available on the official website of ICMR JRF . All the applicants must fill and submit the online application form. The Candidates must attach the scanned photo and signature in the application form, certain formats will be provided for those in the notification. First candidates must log on to ‘http: //pgimer.edu.in’ and ‘icmr.nic.in’ to register for the entrance examination. The applicants must fill in their personal qualification and other details as mentioned in the form and submit it. After the submission the applicant must pay the fee. After completion of the application form the candidate must take a printout of the application form. Thee application form must be send to office of admissions.

ICMR JRF 2018 Application Fee

After the registration process, candidates have to pay the application fee. All the general applicants must pay RS.1000. All the Reserved applicants must pay RS.800.  The fee can be deposited in the branches of State bank of India by filling the challan form in the name of director.

Exam pattern

The candidate must follow the exam pattern for writing the entrance exam. The exam pattern given here are on the basis of the exams conducted throughout the years by the exam conducting authorities. ICMR JRF Exam will consist of one paper of 2 hours duration. The paper will consist of 2 Sections. The first section consists of 50 questions. All the questions are compulsory. Each question carries one mark. The second section has 75 questions. There will be negative marking. For each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be reduced.

Important Dates

Exam Process Dates
Official notification for ICMR JRF  2018 April  2018
Last date of submission of Application Form 2018 May 2018
ICMR JRF  Admit Card 2018 release date June/July 2018
Date of commencement July 2018
Result 2018 August 2018

ICMR JRF 2018 Exam centres

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

ICMR JRF 2018 Preparation Tips

The Applicants have to prepare for the examination by following the syllabus of the entrance examination. In the first place the candidates have to prepare a time table. They should strictly follow that time table by dividing time to cover all the sections. The candidate should never exclude any part of the topic. Take the help from the best books. The study materials will be available in the internet or the market. Always Practice previous years question papers. Previous year sample papers will help you to know more about the exam pattern and it will be available from different sources. The best source of sample question papers will be the internet. The student must prepare for the exam both mentally and physically. While studying the students must be calm and peaceful.

ICMR JRF Admit Card 2018 

The admit card for ICMR JRF will be released by the exam conducting authority after the submission of the ICMR JRF application form. It will be released on the official website of the university. The admit card will be available two weeks ago before the JRF exams are commenced. To access the admit card the applicant have enter their application no. on the website. It is compulsory to bring the hall ticket to the examination hall. The ICMR admit card will be in the pdf format which will have the details of the date, timing and the reporting time of the exam along with the exam centre. If the candidate comes without he/ she will not be allowed to write the exam. The Hall Ticket contains various details like the candidates name, exam venue, exam date and the other important details.

ICMR JRF 2018 Result

The results will be published on the official website of the ICMR JRF , http://icmr.nic.in It will be released after the commencement of the examination. By entering the candidate’s enrollment no. or name you can check the results. The students must take a printout of the result. The print out of the mark list will be needed for further procedures.

ICMR JRF syllabus 2018 

The candidate must strictly follow the ICMR JRF syllabus. ICMR JRF will cover topics like 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. and Social Sciences like psychology, sociology, home science, statistics anthropology, social work and health economics.

ICMR JRF 2018 Admission

After publishing the result, the admission procedure will be conducted. The counseling for the candidates will start in the month after the declaration of the results. The process of selection includes selecting candidates based on merit in the examination conducted by the exam conducting authority. After the examination and commencement of results the selected candidates will be called for interview. There is a particular committee for this kind of purpose.

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