CSIR JRF GATE 2021: Notification, Exam Date, Registration, Salary (Stipend), Selection

CSIR JRF GATE 2021: Notification, Exam Date, Registration, Salary (Stipend), Selection

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Jul 9, 2021Get all details about GATE JRF 2021 including dates, application form, eligibility, stipend and more. 
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CSIR JRF GATE 2021

CSIR GATE JRF Recruitment 2021 will be held for all GATE qualified candidates. The Council of Science and Industrial Research (CSIR), India, provides CSIR Research Fellowships and Associateships through the GATE fellowship programme. The JRF GATE 2021 details will be announced soon. 

The EMR Division of CSIR provides JRF GATE fellowship for the GATE-qualified candidates in the CSIR laboratories. The CSIR laboratories take interviews and another test to select eligible candidates for the JRF fellowship. The GATE-qualified candidates can apply for the scheme. M.E/ M.Tech students are not eligible for the fellowship. 

To promote academic excellence in CSIR labs and generate high-level expertise, the fellowship is awarded to a maximum of 120 candidates each year. Each CSIR laboratory can award 5 fellowships under the scheme. Check all details of the JRF GATE fellowship in the article.

Latest News about CSIR GATE JRF 2021

GATE JRF Notification 2021

CSIR will release the notification to award Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) to the GATE qualified candidates. The JRF GATE notification for the scheme will be released after the GATE result. The GATE qualified candidates will be called for the Interview process by a Committee constituted by the Director. 

What is GATE JRF?

GATE JRF, also known as CSIR Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) - GATE is an initiative is intended at GATE qualified engineering graduates and GPAT qualified pharmaceutical graduates who want to pursue research through an appropriate PhD programme in AcSIR or any other institution in order to encourage academic quality in CSIR labs and develop high-level science.

The CSIR is an autonomous body under the Government of India, regulates the whole JRF fellowship program through GATE. The number of JRF-GATE fellowships will not exceed 120 in a year. 

The fellowship is tenable only in CSIR and its laboratories in India. The laboratory participating in the M.Tech-PhD program of AcSIR awarded 5 fellowships under the CSIR JRF GATE scheme. Check the participating institutions listed below:

CSIR Laboratory

CBRI

IICT

CECRI

IMMT

CEERI

IIP

CGCRI

NAL

CIMFR

NCL

CMERI

NEERI

CRRI

SERC

CSIO

NML

NPL

JRF GATE Exam 2021 Highlights

Check the major highlights about CSIR GATE JRF Recruitment 2021 below

Events

Details

Organization

EMR Division under HRD Group of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Full-Form

Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)- Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering.

Exam Level

National Level

Courses

M.Tech-Ph.D programme in CSIR laboratories

Application Mode

Online

Selection Process

Interview

Official Website

iicb.res.in/academics/junior-research-fellow-jrf-gate

What are JRF GATE 2021 Exam Dates?

The CSIR is going to release the GATE JRF dates of the application and interview after the release of the GATE 2021 result. The selection of candidates is based on the interview test.

Event 

Dates (Tentative)

JRF GATE Notice 

To be notified

JRF GATE Interview Dates

To be announced

JRF GATE Result Date

To be announced

Who is Eligible for CSIR JRF GATE 2021?

Candidates who are interested in the JRF-GATE research programme in CSIR laboratories must check the eligibility criteria for the fellowship through the GATE exam in CSIR. Check the educational qualifications, age limit, and relaxations below.

Age Limit

There is no minimum age limit for the JRF-GATE fellowship. The upper age limit for the JRF GATE exam is 28 years. The candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes, women, physically handicapped are entitled to age relaxation up to 5 years. The OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates have an age relaxation of 3 years.

Age Limit

General Candidate

28 years

OBC

31 years

SC/ ST/ PwD

33 years

Educational Qualification

Interested candidates must check the education qualification for the JRF GATE exam before filling the application form. The educational qualification is a prerequisite for the application form. If the candidate doesn’t satisfy the given criteria his candidature will be rejected.

  • BE/ B.Tech degree in an engineering discipline with valid GATE score. OR
  • B.Pharm degree and have qualified GPAT OR
  • Candidates with B.Tech in Biotechnology with a valid GATE score and subject to securing a minimum 85.00 %ile in GATE.

Who is not eligible for GATE JRF?

Candidates with ME/M.Tech degree and those candidates who are eligible for CSIR SRF are not eligible for the JRF-GATE fellowship.

How many seats are there in JRF-GATE?

The number of fellowships awarded through JRF-CSIR must not exceed 120. If the number of JRF-GATE is less than 120, the number of remaining fellowships may be passed on to other laboratories during the next year. The 17 CSIR laboratories given above can award a maximum of 5 fellowships under the CSIR JRF-GATE scheme.

JRF GATE Selection Process 2021

The selection of JRF-GATE will be based on the interview and selection procedure guidelines of advertising. The interview will be conducted by a committee duly constituted by the Director. The recommended candidates’ documents will be forwarded to Hrad, HRDG, with all necessary documents (GATE/GPAT scorecard, copy of the notification, selection proceedings, resume, mark sheets, DoB certificate, Caste certificate, etc). A formal award letter will be issued by CSIR-HRDG after scrutinizing and verifying the relevant documents.

GATE JRF Stipend 2021

The selected candidates will get a JRF GATE stipend of INR 31,000/- per month for the first two years to continue their research work. An annual contingency grant of INR 20,000 per fellow is provided to the Institution/ University. The tenure of the fellowship is 2 years only. The student who joins on the 1st day of this month, their tenure will be completed on the last day of the previous month 2 years later.

How to Apply for JRF GATE 2021?

The candidates who want to register for the CSIR JRF GATE exam must follow the steps given below for the JRF GATE application form 2021. 

  • Click on the link given below or visit the official website of CSIR JRF-GATE.
  • The first step is to register yourself by providing the basic information.
  • You will receive a mail with the User ID/ registration number and password after the registration.
  • Upload the required documents on the portal.
  • After uploading the document, finish the application by paying the fee.
  • Take the printout of the CSIR JRF GATE 2021 application form for future reference.

JRF GATE Application Form 2021 Link

The steps to the online application process are provided above, follow those steps to fill the application hassle-free. The application for the CSIR laboratories will be available after the release of notification. 

JRF GATE Admit Card 2021

The JRF GATE 2021 interview admit card will be released after the application is over on the laboratory website. Candidates can download their admit cards from the link given below. The link is going to act after the release of admit card on the official website.

JRF GATE Admit Card 2021 (to be out soon)

JRF GATE Result 2021

The result for the JRF GATE will be released on the official website of the CSIR laboratory. The result link will be updated here as soon as it is available on the official website.

JRF GATE Result 2021 (to be out soon)

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  • The CSIR Laboratories will release the individual notification for the CSIR-JRF-GATE scheme.

  • Candidates will be called for an interview or the process prescribed by the CSIR laboratory for awarding the JRF-GATE fellowship.

     
  •  There is a maximum of 120 fellowship seats in the JRF GATE scheme.

     
  • The selected candidates will get a stipend of INR 31,000/- per month for the first two years to continue their research work.

     
  • The 17 CSIR laboratories participate in the JRF GATE fellowship programme. The list of laboratories is provided below.

    CSIR Laboratory

    CBRI

    IICT

    CECRI

    IMMT

    CEERI

    IIP

    CGCRI

    NAL

    CIMFR

    NCL

    CMERI

    NEERI

    CRRI

    SERC

    CSIO

    NML

    NPL

     
  • The age limit for the JRF GATE fellowship is no different than the other JRF fellowships. The category-wise age limit is provided below:

    Age Limit

    General Candidate

    28 years

    OBC

    31 years

    SC/ ST/ PwD

    33 years

     

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