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ICMR JRF 2020 Exam Notification – Eligibility, Application Details & Deadline

ICMR JRF 2020 Exam Notification – Eligibility, Application Details & Deadline. Interested and eligible candidates can check out all of the details on the scheme, the number of fellowships, age limit, eligibility, timelines, application procedure, and more information is given below.

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Indian Council of Medical Research
V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan,
Ansari Nagar, Post Box 4911, New Delhi-110029

Online Test for ICMR Junior Research Fellowship
Notification- 2020

    (Not to be extended in any case)


The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh will hold a National level on-line examination for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), for Indian National candidates at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi (NCR), Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Srinagar (J&K) as well as Varanasi on Sunday, July 12, 2020.

A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded. 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 thirty (30) fellowships for the work with a focus on Social Sciences like psychology, sociology, home science, statistics anthropology, social work, public health/health economics (agriculture economics will certainly not be taken into consideration). Reservation of seats for SC, ST, OBC, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) as well as Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) category will certainly be according to Govt. of India rules.

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Information bulletin/brochure, on-line application and also various other details will be available at both, PGIMER, Chandigarh web site http://pgimer.edu.in and also ICMR, New Delhi web site: https://icmr.nic.in/. Applicants may visit the web sites w.e.f. 27.04.2020. The last date for filling of online application is 27.05.2020. Only online application will certainly be accepted, no other mode of submission of application will be accepted.


  • Rs.1500/- (General/EWS/OBC) + Transaction charges as applicable.
  • Rs. 1200/- (SC/ST) + Transaction charges as applicable.
  • PwBD exempted from payment of the fee.


Educational Qualification: MSc/MA or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for General/EWS/OBC candidates and also 50% for the SC/ST and PwBD candidates in the subjects mentioned above. Applicants appearing in the final year examination in 2019-2020 session can also apply.

Age Limitation: The upper age limitation for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2020 (relaxable up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, PwBD as well as female candidates as well as three years in the case of OBC).

All disputes relating to the conduct of the examination or any type of matter connected with this advertisement shall be dealt in the jurisdiction of National Capital Territory of Delhi Court.

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