Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) New Delhi Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) 2012

ICMR in collaboration with PGIMER, Chandigarh will hold a National level examination for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF), for Indian national candidates at Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkatta, Mumbai, Guwahati, Hyderabad and Varanasi on 22nd July, 2012, Sunday

A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded

120 Fellowships awarded in Life Sciences stream (like Microbiology, Physiology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Human Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Immunology, Pharmacology, Zoology, Environmental Sciences, Botany, Veterinary Sciences)

30 Fellowships in Social Sciences stream (like Psychology, Sociology, Home Science, Statistics, Anthropology, Social work and Health Economics

Application form duly completed must reach in the

office of the Registrar,



by registered/speed post on or before 07th May, 2012

Candidates from remote areas/regions may submit their application forms duly completed latest by 14th May, 2012


M.Sc/M.A. or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for General/OBC candidates and 50% for the SC/ST/PH candidates in the subjects mentioned above

Candidates appearing in the final year examination (2011-2012) can also apply

Age Limit:

The upper age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30th September, 2012 (relaxable up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH/female candidates and 3 years in the case of OBC)

How to apply: Information bulletin containing the details along with application form and challan form will be available at PGIMER website and ICMR New Delhi website only

After downloading application form and challan form, the candidate should take out challan form (in triplicate) and deposit the application fee in any branch of State Bank of India and send the application form duly filled along with copy of challan and two window envelopes (without self-address) affixing Rs 10/- postal stamp on them directly to Registrar, PGIMER, Chandigarh on or before 07th May, 2012

Application Fee: The candidates can visit any branch of State Bank of India with the challan form (in triplicate) duly filled for payment of prescribed fee in the Power Jyoti PUL current account of ICMR

The Account Number of ICMR for admission is 32211616762

After depositing the fee with the branch of State Bank of India, the candidate shall send PGI’s copy of challan form along with the application and will retain candidate’s copy of challan with him/her for future use

The challan form is required to be filled in the name of



Chandigarh (Examinations) in the Power Jyoti Account No- 32211616762

Those candidates who have SBI account can also pay their fee through I-collect service of State Bank of India

In that case the INB reference Number will be generated and the same will have to be mentioned instead of Challan/Journal Number as reflected in the application form

The amount of fee to be paid is as SC/ST/OPH Rs 300/- General and OBC Rs 500/-

No other mode of payment of application fees like demand draft, banker cheque, money order, postal order etc will be accepted under any circumstances

The fee once paid will not be refunded in any case

For more details visit website
Important Dates:

Application forms available from 07th April, 2012

Last date of receipt of application forms 07th May, 2012

Payment through challan will be available from 09th April, 2012

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