ICMR JRF Eligibility 2023 - Qualification, Age Limit, Attempts

ICMR JRF Eligibility 2023 - Qualification, Age Limit, Attempts

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Aug 19, 2022
ICMR JRF Eligibility 2023 is released by the PGIMER & CSIR on the official website. Candidates must check the detailed eligibility criteria for the exam that include the ICMR JRF age limit, qualification, attempts, and more here.
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ICMR JRF Eligibility 2023 is notified by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on the official portal for the candidates who want to pursue a Ph.D. with the fellowship amount. Therefore, candidates preparing for the exam must check their eligibility before starting their preparation.

It is essential to check the latest eligibility criteria for ICMR JRF before filling out the application form. Otherwise, the council will reject your application. Candidates must be conscious while checking their qualifications. One mistake may cause you a year due to rejection of the application. Check detailed ICMR JRF eligibility below.

ICMR JRF Eligibility 2023

Here we are sharing the detailed ICMR JRF 2023 Eligibility, including the educational qualification, marks, and age limit. The ICMR will give candidates who get selected through the exam merit grants to finish their whole Ph.D./ research course. The institute, in collaboration with the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, conducts the ICMR JRF Exam annually to provide an award for the scholars based on merit.

The award given to the ICMR JRF eligible aspirants will depend on the placements they find in a medical college/ hospital/ university / national laboratory/ institution of higher learning and research. Check the detailed ICMR Exam eligibility, including the ICMR JRF age limit.

ICMR JRF Eligibility 2023 Highlights

ICMR conducts the Junior Research Fellowship test to select candidates for the Ph.D. program of any UGC/MCI-recognized university. Applicants who are interested may read below for more information regarding the ICMR JRF Eligibility details.

Events

Details

Organization

Indian Council of Medical Research.

Full-Form

Indian Council of Medical Research Junior Research Fellowship

Exam Type

Eligibility Test

Age Limit

28 Years

Qualification

M.Sc/ M.A. degree

Application Mode

Online

Exam Mode

CBT, i.e., Online

Duration of Exam

2 hours

ICMR JRF Age Limit 2023

Candidates must check the ICMR Age Limit before checking the education qualification. You can check the relaxation applicable for the various categories as per government norms.

  • The age limit for ICMR JRF Entrance Exam is 28 years.
  • The relaxation of 3-Years will be given to candidates in the OBC category.
  • The relaxation of 5-Years will be given to the SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates.

ICMR JRF Qualification 2023

The minimum educational qualification for the ICMR JRF is given below. Check all the criteria and make sure you satisfy all the criteria. Mentioned below is the ICMR qualification needed to appear for the exam.

  • A candidate must possess an M.Sc/ M.A. degree from a recognized university or its equivalent qualification. 
  • The final year student of the M.Sc/ M.A. degree candidates can also apply for the ICMR JRF exam.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year examination are also eligible to apply for the ICMR JRF exam.

Minimum Marks Required

  • Candidates in the General/ EWS/ OBC category must secure a minimum of 55% marks in their Post-graduation.
  • Candidates in the SC/ ST/ PwD category must secure a minimum of 50% marks in their Post-graduation.

ICMR JRF Attempts 2023

There is no limit on the number of attempts in the ICMR JRF exam. Candidates can attempt the exam till they are overage as per their category. The ICMR has not mentioned the minimum age also. Candidates can attempt the exam till they are over age and have desired qualifications for the exam.

ICMR JRF Exam Eligibility FAQs

  • Candidates who have completed the M.Sc/ M.A. degree with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognized university can apply for the ICMR JRF. The upper age limit for the general category is 28 years. For SC/ ST PwD categories, the percentage requirement is 50% and the age limit is 33 years.

  • The upper ICMR age limit for different categories is mentioned here. Candidates of all the categories must check the age limit before filling out the ICMR JRF application form

    • General Candidate - 28 years
    • OBC - 31 years
    • SC/ ST/ PwD - 33 years
  • Candidates must check the ICMR JRF Qualification before starting their ICMR JRF Syllabus preparation for the exam. The qualification for the exam is M.Sc/ M.A. degree from a recognized university. 

  • Yes, age relaxation is applicable in the ICMR JRF exam as per the government norms. There are 3 years of relaxation for OBC candidates, and for SC/ST/ PWD candidates the relaxation is 5 years. It is important to check the age limit before the ICMR JRF Preparation.

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