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ICMR Junior Research Fellowship 2018

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open15-May-2018
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AwardUp to INR 25000 per month
EligibilityMSc/MA or equivalent degree
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Address: Indian Council of Medical Research
V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan
P.O. Box No. 4911
Ansari Nagar
New Delhi - 110029
Tel: 91-11-26588895, 91-11-26588980


What is ICMR Junior Research Fellowship 2018?

ICMR Junior Research Fellowship 2018 is an initiative to pursue PhD/Research programmes through council's support. Students with MA/MSc degree or equivalent are invited for applications. Admissions are offered through an entrance exam and based on its performance, candidates are provided with financial support to pursue their course. 

Who is offering this scholarship ?

ICMR Junior Research Fellowship is provided by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Government of India in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER). 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Students with MSc/MA or an equivalent degree can apply. 
  • Students must have obtained an MSc/MA or an equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks (For General/OBC students) or 50% marks (For SC/ST/PH/VH students).
  • Students should not be aged more than 28 years as on 30 September 2018 (For general candidates)

Note: A relaxation of five years of age will be provided to SC/ST/PH/VH candidates and three years of age relaxation to OBC candidates.

How can you apply ?

Applications will be accepted online only.

Step1- To apply online click here

Step2- Fill all the required details and upload required documents.

Step3- Pay the application fee of INR 1000 (for General/OBC students) or INR 800 (for SC/ST/PH/VH)

Step4- Submit the form.

What are the benefits ?

Under the fellowship program, the selected fellows will receive INR 25,000 per month along with an annual contingency grant of INR 20,000.

What are the selection criteria ?

The selection of the fellows will be made on the basis of the admission test conducted by the council. It is a 2 hours duration test in which each question carries one mark and there is negative marking of 0.25 marks on every wrong answer. The result is based on the aggregate marks which is 55% for General and OBC and 50% for SC/ST and physically handicapped. 

What are the important dates ?

Commencement of online application form: 12/04/2018

Last date to apply: 15/05/2018

Exam date: 22/07/2018

Terms and Conditions

  • A total of 150 fellowships will be awarded out of which 120 will be for work in the field of biometric sciences with emphasis on life sciences and the other 30 will be for work with an emphasis on social sciences and allied subjects.  
  • SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates will be will be given special consideration according to the policy guidelines. 
  • The validity of fellowships will be six months.

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