ICMR JRF 2022: Know the Detailed Syllabus and Download the PDF Here!

By Neetesh Tiwari|Updated : June 9th, 2022

ICMR JRF Syllabus 2022: The Indian Council Of Medical Research has updated the syllabus for the ICMR-JRF examination on its Official Website. The syllabus plays an important role in preparing for the examination as it gives an idea from which topic questions will be asked. Numerous units are not relevant for the exam. Therefore it is a wise idea to acknowledge the ICMR JRF syllabus 2022 before starting your preparations. Acknowledging the syllabus will lead you to cover the important topics within the time frame, and the candidates can boost their scores. 

The aspirants preparing for the exam can check the detailed ICMR-JRF syllabus 2022 in the article given below along with the ICMR JRF 2022 Examination pattern.


ICMR-JRF 2022 Syllabus: Exam Pattern

If we talk about the ICMR JRF Examination pattern, the ICMR-JRF Exam paper consists of 3 sections, i.e., Part A, Part B, and Part C. Part A consists of questions related to General Aptitude and General Knowledge, and it will be common for all. Part B consists of questions related to the Life Science subject. Part C consists of questions related to the Social Science syllabus. Part A is a compulsory attempt for all the candidates. Candidates who are experts in Life Science can attempt the Part B questions. In contrast, candidates who wish to join the social science department can attempt Part C questions. ICMR JRF exam will be conducted by the Computer Based Test (CBT) online. We will discuss the detailed syllabus as per the official notification for all the 3 sections in this article. Read the article and start your preparation accordingly.

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ICMR JRF Syllabus 2022

The candidates can check the ICMR JRF Syllabus 2022 in the table given below according to the different sections in the ICMR JRF Exam 2022

ICMR JRF Part A Syllabus - General Aptitude & General Knowledge

Part A consists of 50 general science, statistics, and measurement questions and all these questions are compulsory. Check the ICMR-JRF General syllabus mentioned below. Candidates can attempt the mock tests to practice these questions. Candidates can also refer to books to practice these questions.

Common Statistics
  • Experiments and sampling
  • Probability
  • Description and displaying data
  • Linear regression and correlation
  • Hypothesis test and confidence intervals
General Knowledge
  • Synthetic material
  • Nuclear science
  • Measurements
Scientific Phenomenon
  • Hurricane
  • Tsunami
  • Greenhouse effect
  • Wind
  • Tornado
  • Volcano
  • Rain
  • Snow
  • Earthquake
  • Erosion

ICMR JRF Part B Syllabus: Life Science

This is an optional section for those students who want to join the social science department. This section consists of a total of 100 questions from which 75 questions are compulsory to attempt. The syllabus covers several units in Biomedical science. Check the unit wise syllabus mentioned below:

Life Science
  • Microbiology
  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Human Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biophysics
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology
  • Nursing
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Veterinary Science (excluding Agriculture Extension/ Soil Science)
  • Bio-Informatics

ICMR JRF Part C Syllabus: Social Science

This section is also an optional section for the Biomedical Science students. It consists of 100 questions and 75 questions are compulsory to attempt. Check the topics under the Social Science subject mentioned below:

Social Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Home Science
  • Statistics Anthropology
  • Social work
  • Public health/health economics (agriculture economics will not be considered).

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  • There will be 3 sections. Part A is compulsory for everyone. However, from Part B/C, the candidate needs to attempt only one.

  • The ICMR-JRF exam paper will total 250 questions, out of which students need to attempt 125 questions, and 1 mark will be given for each correct answer.

  • Yes, you can download it from the link mentioned in the post.

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