Last Date for receipt of application 17.05.2011
Last Date of Remote Areas 21.05.2011
Date of Entrance Examination 17.07.2011 (Tentative)
ICMR JRF Examination is the first step in the process of admission to the Ph.D/ Research Programme. Test for ICMR JRF fellowship conducted at the eight centres viz. Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai,Hyderabad, Varanasi and Guwahati once a year on 2nd/3rd Sunday in July each year. The award of JRF is made on merit basis by holding an entrance examination after issuing a countrywide admission notice.
The admission notice is published in leading English Newspapers of India usually during March/April. ICMR in collaboration with PGIMER, Chandigarh will hold a National level examination on Sunday, July 17th 2011 for determining the eligibility of Indian National candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) through Indian Council of Medical Research.
A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded. (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, mmunology,Pharmacology, zoology, botany, Environmental Sciences and veterinary sciences etc.). 30 fellowships would be awarded for work with emphasis on Social Sciences like Introduction to ICMR JRF
For more details, visit - http://www.icmr.nic.in/jrf/jrf_infor_brochure_2011.pdf