ICMR JRF Cut Off 2021: Previous Years Cut Off Marks, Minimum Qualifying Marks

ICMR JRF Cut Off 2021: Previous Years Cut Off Marks, Minimum Qualifying Marks

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Nov 18, 2021ICMR JRF exam dates 2021 released. Check all details about the ICMR JRF 2021 below such as apply online link, eligibility, fellowship amount, syllabus and more.
ICMR JRF exam dates 2021 released. Check all details about the ICMR JRF 2021 below such as apply online link, eligibility, fellowship amount, syllabus and more.
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ICMR JRF 2021 Cut Off Marks 

ICMR has invited the applications for the academic year 2021-2022, and the candidate can fill it on or before the 30th of July on the official website. ICMR grants 150 fellowships every year, out of which 120 will be allotted to Biomedical Science candidates and 30 fellowships for Social Science aspirants. With the decrease in the number of seats, it becomes crucial for the candidates to check the previous year ICMR JRF cutoff before starting the preparation. ICMR JRF Cutoff marks give an idea to identify the minimum number of safe attempts.

Candidates can check the previous year cutoff and the factors affecting it in the details below. ICMR JRF exam will be an Online Computer-based Test (CBT), and the questions will be asked in the form of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). Candidates will be selected based on the cutoff decided by the board of examiners.

Download ICMR JRF 2021 Admit Card

ICMR JRF 2021 Expected Cut Off

It is important to note that the ICMR JRF cutoff changes every year, and it depends on several factors. Every year, the cutoff increases due to the decrease in seats. The cut off gives an idea to plan the strategy and move in the right direction. The candidate needs to score above the ICMR JRF cutoff to select for the Fellowship program. 

CategoryPrevious Year Cutoff
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How to check ICMR JRF Cutoff?

ICMR officially released the scorecard on the official website. Students can download the scorecard and check the Cutoff by following the mentioned steps below:

  • Visit the official website given above.
  • Click on the result section and select the ICMR JRF Cutoff.
  • A new page will open on the candidate screen to enter your credentials.
  • Please enter your registration number as it appears on the candidate's Hall ticket.
  • The ICMR JRF cut will appear on the candidate's screen in PDF format. In addition, applicants can download the ICMR JRF completion scores for future reference.
  • Applicants can also visit the official Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) website and follow steps 3 and 4 to download/check ICMR JRF.

ICMR JRF Cutoff: Minimum Qualifying Marks

ICMR has set minimum qualifying marks for the candidates to secure a seat in the JRF fellowship. To secure a seat, the candidate needs to secure more than the minimum qualifying marks. If the candidate fails to secure the minimum qualifying marks for ICMR JRF, they will not be considered for any positions. Check the minimum qualifying marks mentioned below:

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks

ICMR JRF Previous Year Cutoff (2020)

Before attempting the main exam, the candidate needs to check the previous year cutoff to get an idea about the safe attempts in the exam. Check the previous year's cutoff mentioned below and evaluate how much score is needed to be in a safer zone.

CategoryPrevious Year Cutoff

How to Calculate ICMR JRF 2021 Exam Marks?

Candidates can determine their Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Junior Research Fellowship cutoff marks by following the processes outlined below.

  • Every correct answer submitted by the candidate will receive a score of +1 out of a total of 150 points.
  • There will be a 0.25 marks deduction for each incorrect answer given by the applicant.
  • The total marks earned will determine the candidate's final score.

Factors Affecting ICMR JRF Cutoff 2021

A few factors determine the JRF ICMR final grades that the board considers in the ICMR Junior Research Fellowship Entrance Examination. They are as follows.

  • The number of candidates who appeared in the exam.
  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • The number of candidates who passed the exam.
  • The total number of seats available for the JRF.

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  • Yes, the ICMR JRF Cut off is available category wise on the official website.

  • Total 150 seats have been allotted, out of which 120 seats are for Life Science students and 30 seats for Social Science students,

  • The direct link to check the ICMR JRF cutoff marks is mentioned here. you can also visit the official website to check the cutoff marks. 

  • Yes, the difficulty level of the exam plays an important role. The more difficult will be the paper, the less will be the cutoff.


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