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ICMR JRF Entrance Examination 2021 | 150 Fellowship Vacancy

ICMR JRF Entrance Examination 2021
Last Date: 31/07/2021

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), JRF Entrance Examination 2021 has current employment news for the recruitment 150 posts Fellowship Vacancies. Interested and eligible candidates read advertisement and may apply here.

ICMR JRF Entrance Examination 2021 Vacancy details


No. of Posts: 150 [Life Science: 120 & Social Science: 30]

Educational Qualification: M.Sc./M.A. or equivalent degree (subject areas mentioned in Section 5, pg. no. 7) with minimum 55% marks for General/EWS/OBC candidates and 50% for the SC/ST and PwBD candidates.

#A candidate who is appearing/has appeared in the final year (IV/VI Semester whichever is applicable, and final year where Semester system is not there) of M.Sc./M.A. or equivalent examination during the session (2020-2021) can also apply for the exam as RA (Result Awaited). Such candidates will have to submit the attestation format (given in annexure-I duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute over his/her signature and rubber stamp (with address and name) where he/she is appearing in the final year examination. However, such candidates shall be admitted to the Exam provisionally and shall be considered eligible for JRF only after they submit the proof of having passed the Master's Degree examination with requisite percentage. The M.Sc. /M.A. or equivalent degree mark sheet must be submitted to ICMR, latest by 31st December, 2021 otherwise candidature will automatically be forfeited.

Age Limit: The age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2021 (upper age limit relaxable up to five years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, PwBD and female candidates, three years in the case of OBC category.


•As prescribed by UGC.
•A sample question paper for ICMR JRF Examination is available on ICMR website

Application Fee of ICMR JRF Entrance Examination

#Fee for General/EWS/OBC: Rs. 1500/- +Transaction charges as applicable.
#Fee for SC/ST: Rs. 1200/- +Transaction charges as applicable.
#Fee for PwBD: Exempted from payment of fee

Tentative Test Centre for ICMR JRF Entrance Examination


How to Apply ICMR JRF Entrance Examination

Step 1: ICMR-JRF 2021 registration

The application process begins with the basic registration of candidates. For this the candidates are required to follow the steps below: Visit the Official website.

• Then click on the Specific “Exam Name” for which you want to fill the application form

• Then click on `New Registration’ and you will be directed to registration form page

• The entries in registration form cannot be changed once submitted, hence, ensure that you enter the required information as below correctly.

• Name of Candidate: This should be the same as on Matric certificate.

• Date of Birth: Use the calendar icon to select the correct date.

• Gender: Enter your gender (Male/Female/Others)

• Mobile Number: Should be valid and unique. You will receive your User ID and Password as an SMS on this number only.

• Email Address: Should be valid and unique. You will receive your User ID and Password on this email address only.

• Captcha: The Captcha box is a special set of characters displayed on the screen. You will need to retype the characters in the box provided. This is a safety feature designed to ensure that a human is entering the details and not a computer program. If you have trouble reading the characters, click on ‘Get a new image’ to refresh the letters.

• By selecting the ‘Submit’ button, you are committing to be honest and fair in all your actions and information provided in the Registration Form.

• Confirmation of Registration

• Within minutes of submitting the Registration Form, you will receive a User ID and password on the registered email address from the Administrator. Ensure that you check your mailbox immediately and that it is not considered as spam mail.

• You will also receive the User ID and Password as an SMS* on the registered mobile number. Using these credentials, you may proceed to complete your application. (*Please note SMS will not be sent to international numbers)

•This ends Step 1 of the Registration Process.

Step 2: Fill Application Form

Registered Users Click on ‘Applicant login’ to access the Application form with User ID and password received on your email and mobile number. Click on the ‘Go to Application Form’ button and please read the important instruction carefully. The Application Form is categorized into the following three sections:

1. Personal Details
2. Qualification Details
3. Test Centre Details

#Read the Note on pop-up page of the form before you begin filling the information. You need to fill section-wise application form. Once the mandatory details in a section are filled, you can move to the next section by clicking on Save and Next. However, you will not be allowed to navigate to next section, if mandatory information is not filled or the required documents are not uploaded. To navigate back to the previous section, you can click on the name of the previous section tab. Once you have completed the last section and then, click on ‘Submit’ button, you will be re-directed to make the payment. Once payment is done, your application is considered complete. Post this, changes to application can be done but, are applicable to limited fields only as defined above.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) – ICMR-JRF Application Form 2021

Q.1. Will be there be a correction window facility for ICMR-JRF application form 2021?

Answer: Correction Window will be available only for if there is any update in Candidate Photograph & Signature. Thus, candidates are advised to fill the application form carefully.

Q.2. Can I submit the ICMR-JRF application form in the offline mode?

Answer: No, candidates must fill the application form of ICMR-JRF 2021 in online mode only. Any other form of the application form will not be accepted.

Q.3. How can I pay the application fee?

Answer: The application fee of ICMR-JRF registration 2021 has to be paid in online mode. Candidates can use methods like credit/debit card or internet banking to pay the fee (payment through UPI should be avoided).