CSIR JRF GATE 2023 - Notification, Exam Date, How to Apply?

CSIR JRF GATE 2023 - Notification, Exam Date, How to Apply?

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Aug 2, 2022
CSIR JRF GATE 2023 notification was released. Check how to apply for JRF GATE? Check direct link, exam dates, eligibility, stipend, pattern, syllabus and other Important details of the exam.
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CSIR GATE JRF 2023 notification is released by the IIT Kanpur on the portal. The application process started with the notification. For the CSIR JRF GATE fellowship, the exam is the first step. Council of Scientific and Industrial Reserch (CSIR) uses the GATE score to grant fellowships through the GATE fellowship program. 

The GATE JRF JRF exam is going to be conducted in February 2023. Candidates must check the important details like eligibility criteria, exam date, how to apply for the JRF GATE?, Syllabus, pattern, preparation tips, selection process, stipend, and more.

CSIR JRF GATE 2023

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 Update on CSIR GATE JRF 2023

  • July 29, 2022: GATE JRF Exam Date is announced by the IIT Kanpur. The exam will be conducted in February 2023.
  • July 28, 2022: The GATE JRF Application will start on August 30, 2022. The last date of the CSIR JRF GATE is September 30, 2022.
  • July 27, 2022: GATE JRF Notification was released by the IIT Kanpur.

GATE JRF Notification 2023

CSIR with IIT Kanpur has released the notification to award Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) to the GATE-qualified candidates. The GATE-qualified candidates will be called for the Interview process by a Committee constituted by the Director. Check the CSIR JRF GATE notification PDF for the latest update on the fellowship.

GATE JRF Notification 2023 - Download PDF

Check the major highlights about CSIR GATE JRF Recruitment 2023 below that would help you understand more about the exam.

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 program in CSIR laboratories

Application Mode

Online

Selection Process

Interview

What is GATE JRF?

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

The CSIR is an autonomous body under the Government of India that 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 was 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

What are JRF GATE 2023 Exam Dates?

The CSIR is going to release the GATE JRF dates of the application and interview after the release of the GATE 2023 result. The selection of candidates is based on the interview test. Check the important dates for the GATE 2023 exam.

Event 

Dates (Tentative)

GATE 2023 Notification

July 27, 2022

GATE 2023 Exam Date

February 4, 5, 11, 12, 2023

JRF GATE Notice 

To be notified

JRF GATE Interview Dates

To be notified

JRF GATE Result Date

To be notified

Who is Eligible for CSIR JRF GATE?

Candidates who are interested in the JRF GATE research program 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.

CSIR JRF GATE 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, and physically handicapped are entitled to age relaxation of 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

CSIR JRF GATE Educational Qualification

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

  • BE/ B.Tech degree in an engineering discipline with a 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 degrees and candidates eligible for CSIR SRF are not eligible for the JRF GATE fellowship.

How to Apply for CSIR JRF GATE?

Candidates qualified the GATE 2023 exam can apply for the CSIR JRF GATE interview. Candidates would be selected based on their scores in the interviews conducted by different CSIR laboratories committees duly constituted by the Director. Candidates must apply for the interview after the GATE 2023 result is announced with the supporting documents, viz., GATE/GPAT scorecard, biodata of the candidate, mark sheet, caste certificate, DoB certificate, and other essential documents.

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 2023

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.). CSIR-HRDG will issue a formal award letter after scrutinizing and verifying the relevant documents.

GATE JRF Stipend 2023

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. In addition, 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. Therefore, the student who joins on the 1st day of this month will complete their tenure on the last day of the previous month 2 years later.

JRF GATE 2023 Admit Card

The JRF GATE 2023 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 will act after the release of the admit card on the official website.

JRF GATE Admit Card (to be out soon)

JRF GATE Result 2023

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 2023 Result (to be out soon)

JRF GATE Exam FAQs

  • CSIR Laboratories will release the individual notification for the CSIR JRF GATE exam. The interview is conducted for the GATE-qualified candidates who want to pursue a career in research work through CSIR. The committee interview the eligible candidates are granted fellowship to the selected aspirants.

  • Candidates who had qualified the GATE exam need to apply for the JRF GATE interview when released by the council with the supporting documents like score card of GATE/GPAT, mark sheet and other important documents.

  • Candidates will be called for an interview or the process prescribed by the CSIR laboratory for awarding the JRF-GATE fellowship. A candidate who has appeared and cleared the GATE exam can apply for the CSIR JRF GATE fellowship.

  • There is a maximum of 120 fellowship seats in the JRF GATE scheme. These seats are divided into various laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research across the country.

  • The selected candidates will get a stipend of INR 31,000/- per month for the first two years to continue their research work. Check the detailed CSIR JRF GATE fellowship amount for more clarity.

  • The 17 CSIR laboratories participate in the JRF GATE fellowship program. 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. Check the detailed JRF GATE eligibility. 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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