COUNCIL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH
Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Ansari Nagar,
Post Box 4911, New Delhi-110029
TEST FOR ICMR's JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP
Form for ICMR-JRF 2008 examination
APPLICATION FORMS SHALL BE AVAILABLE FROM : 24.3.2008
LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION FORMS : 25.4.2008
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 and Hyderabad on Sunday, July
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, zoology, environmental sciences, botany, veterinary sciences etc),
and thirty (30) fellowships in social sciences stream (like Psychology,
Sociology, Home Science, Statistics, Anthropology and Social work).
Application form duly completed must reach the Registrar; Academic
Section PGIMER, Chandigarh-160012 by registered/Speed post on or before
25.4.2008. Candidate from remote areas /regions may submit their
application forms duly completed latest by 2.5.2008.
Educational: M.Sc/M.A or equivalent degree with minimum 55%
marks for General/OBC Candidates and 50% for the SC/ST & physically
handicapped (PH) candidates in the subjects mentioned above. Candidates
appearing in the final year examination (2007-2008) can also apply.
Age Limit: The upper age limit
for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2008 (relaxable
up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH/ female candidates
and 3 years in the case of OBC.
Information bulletin containing the application form and
other details will be available at PGIMER Website http://pgimer.nic.in
and ICMR New Delhi website : www.icmr.nic.in.
The candidates may apply in the downloaded form together with requisite fee by
demand draft in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh. The
prescribed application from along with Information brochure will also be
available on cash payment (Not by Cheque or money order) from the office of Registrar,
Academic Section, PGIMER,Chandigarh-160012 at the counter
& ICMR, New Delhi from 24.03.2008 on payment of Rs. 500/- for
General & OBC and Rs. 300/- for SC/ST/PH from 10.30AM to
12.30PM and from 2.30PM to 3.30 PM on all working days except Saturdays (On
Saturday forms will be available at PGIMER, Chandigarh only
from 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM) or by post for which request (inscribed on the
envelope Ã¢â‚¬Å“Application form ICMR-JRF Exam -2008" must
be accompanied with a Self addressed thick envelope of size 8Ã¢â‚¬Â x10Ã¢â‚¬Â
bearing Postage stamp of Rs. 30/- and requisi e Bank draft. The Bank draft
should be preferably from any SBI Branch payable at SBI Medical Institute
Branch (Code No. 1524), Chandigarh (for General & OBC Rs. 500/- and Rs.
300/- for SC/ST/PH) drawn in favour of Ã¢â‚¬Å“Director, PGI, ChandigarhÃ¢â‚¬Â)
Candidates are advised to preserve photocopy of the Bank draft for further
reference. SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates should submit a copy of the certificate
from the competent authority in English or Hindi along with bank draft. All
disputes relating to the conduct of the examination or any matter connected
with this advertisement shall be dealt in the jurisdiction of Delhi Court.
NOTE: No request for supply of
form by post will be entertained after 20.4.2008
Registrar (Academic) PGIMER,
& Coordinator, ICMR-JRF Examination