Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has released a notification for the award of 150 Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) posts.
Name of post: Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) No of posts: 150
Field of scholarship :
120 fellowships in the field of Biomedical Sciences with emphasis on Life Sciences (like microbiology, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, human biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biophysics, immunology, pharmacology, nursing, zoology, botany, environmental sciences and veterinary Medicine (excluding Agriculture extension/ Soil Sciences, etc.) and
30 fellowships for the work with emphasis on Social Sciences like psychology, sociology, home science, statistics anthropology, social work, public health/health economics (agriculture economics will not be considered).
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.
The upper age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2020 (relaxable upto five years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, PwBD and female candidates and three years in the case of OBC).
Fee: Rs.1500/- (General/EWS/OBC) + Transaction charges as applicable.
Rs. 1200/- (SC/ST) + Transaction charges as applicable.
PwBD exempted from payment of fee