ICMR JRF 2021 Schedule announced, Exam on September 12

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The schedule for the ICMR JRF test 2020 has been announced by Indian Council for Medical Research on its official website https://www.icmr.nic.in/content/junior-research-fellowships-jrf.  From July 1, 2021, the application process will start and it will last till July 31. The ICMR JRF 2021 test will be CBT (Computer-based test) mode examination. The exam will be held on 12.09.2021 (Sunday) from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM in various cities across India.  

According to the official notice, “Computer Based Test for selection of candidates for the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for the year 2021 will be held on 12.09.2021 (Sunday) from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM at various cities across India. Notification for filling of online application forms will be issued in the last week of June 2021 on the websites of ICMR, New Delhi & PGIMER, Chandigarh. Tentative dates for filling out the online application form will be from 01.07.2021 to 31.07.2021. Aspiring candidates are advised to visit ICMR or PGIMER websites i.e. https://main.icmr.nic.in/ & www.pgimer.edu.in regularly for updates.”

This National level online examination for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), for Indian National candidates, is held by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi in collaboration with the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi (NCR), Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Srinagar (J&K) and Varanasi.

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 an emphasis on Social Sciences like psychology, sociology, home science, statistics anthropology, social work, public health/health economics (agriculture economics will not be considered). Applications are invited only through online mode. No other mode is there.

Seema Jain

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