ICMR JRF Syllabus 2021: Section-wise Download PDF

ICMR JRF Syllabus 2021: Section-wise Download PDF

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Jul 2, 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 Syllabus Overview

ICMR JRF 2021 syllabus is set and released by ICMR. A clear understanding of the ICMR NET JRF syllabus plays an important role in preparing for the examination as it gives an idea from which topic questions will be asked. If the candidates start the preparation without knowing the particular syllabus, they can waste their time. Knowing the syllabus will lead you to cover the important topics within the time frame, and the candidates can boost their scores for the ICMR JRF exam 2021

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 Therefore, aspirants preparing for the exam can check the detailed DBT-JRF syllabus mentioned below. You can also download ICMR JRF 2021 syllabus pdf from t eh direct link mentioned below. Also, check the ICMR JRF syllabus for Life Science and Social Science.

ICMR JRF 2021 Syllabus: Section-wise Details

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 compulsory to attempt for all the candidates. Candidates who are expertise 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 below. 

ICMR JRF 2021 Syllabus Pdf Download

You can also download the ICMR syllabus for JRF from the direct link mentioned below. The complete syllabus includes general aptitude syllabus and life science , social science syllabus. 

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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

Check Out: ICMR JRF 2021: Eligibility Criteria, Educational Qualification and Age Limit!

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 ICMR JRF syllabus for Life Science covers several units from 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 ICMR JRF syllabus for social science 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 parts are : General aptitude, Life Science and Social Science.

  • 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 the ICMR JRF syllabus pdf from the link mentioned here


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