PGIMER defers ICMR JRF 2020 Exam
Chandigarh: Through a recent notification, the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh has informed about the postponement of the upcoming ICMR JRF online examination 2020.
In view of the Covid-19 Health Emergency, the current lockdown has been extended in several states of India until 31st July 2020, therefore, the ICMR Competent Authority has decided to postpone the upcoming ICMR-JRF-2020 Online Exam. scheduled to be held on 12th July 2020 (Sunday) at all the 40 Centers in 27 cities across India.
The new date for the Exam. will be scheduled two months after the Govt. of India/State Govts. lifts lockdown in the country and will be notified accordingly on the ICMR website.
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The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh will hold a National level online examination for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), for Indian National candidates at Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi (NCR), Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Srinagar (J&K) and Varanasi on Sunday, July 12, 2020.
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). Reservation of seats for SC, ST, OBC, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) & PwBD category will be as per Govt. of India rules.
Fee: Rs.1500/- (General/EWS/OBC) +Transaction charges as applicable.
Rs. 1200/- (SC/ST) +Transaction charges as applicable.
PwBD exempted from payment of a fee
Educational Qualification: MSc/MA or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for General/EWS/OBC candidates and 50% for the SC/ST and Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) candidates in the subjects mentioned above. Candidates appearing in the final year examination in the 2019-2020 session can also apply.
Age Limit: The upper age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2020 (relaxable upto five years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, PwBD and female candidates and three years in the case of OBC).
All disputes relating to the conduct of the examination or any matter connected with this advertisement shall be dealt with in the jurisdiction of the National Capital Territory of Delhi Court.