CSIR JRF GATE Eligibility 2021: Age Limit, Qualification, Age Relaxation

CSIR JRF GATE Eligibility 2021: Age Limit, Qualification, Age Relaxation

ByRenuka Miglani  |  Updated on: Nov 19, 2021Get all details about GATE JRF 2021 including dates, application form, eligibility, stipend and more. 
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CSIR JRF GATE Eligibility 2021

Candidates who wish to pursue CSIR JRF GATE must check the eligibility details in detail and apply online. Students, when awarded a CSIR JRF fellowship through GATE score have to get registered for PhD in any institution, including AcSIR. Engineering graduates with GATE qualifications interested in pursuing an Integrated MTech-PhD program can be registered in AcSIR only.

One has to pursue a PhD only then a JRF-GATE fellowship is awarded, so there is no automatic exit after M.Tech. JRF-GATE are not eligible to be deployed in any sponsored research project. Here we are sharing the detailed CSIR JRF GATE Fellowship eligibility criteria including the educational qualification, marks and age limit. 

CSIR JRF GATE Fellowship 2021 Highlights

Council of Science and Industrial Research (CSIR), India, is one of the premier national Research and Development (R&D) organizations that provide CSIR Research Fellowships and Associateships through the GATE fellowship programme. One of the most recent grants is CSIR’S Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) – GATE – CSIR Fellowship through GATE Score, which aims to promote academic excellence in CSIR labs and to generate great standards of science. CSIR JRF fellowship through the GATE scheme is applicable only in CSIR laboratories.

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

CSIR JRF GATE Fellowship Educational Qualification

Interested candidates must check the education qualification for the CSIR 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 minimum education qualification, 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.

GATE JRF Age Limit

There is no minimum age limit criteria for the JRF-GATE fellowship. The upper age limit for the CSIR JRF GATE exam is 28 years. The candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST), 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

GATE JRF Eligibility: Marks Required

  • BE/B. Tech degree holders in the engineering field with a valid GATE score of 85.00 percentile. OR
  • Candidates having a B.Pharm degree should have qualified GPAT Or Candidates with B.Tech in Biotechnology should hold a valid GATE score along with securing a minimum 85.00 percentile in GATE.
  • Those candidates are not eligible who hold a ME/M.Tech degree and the ones eligible for direct CSIR-SRF are also not eligible to apply for CSIR JRF through GATE score.

CSIR GATE JRF Eligibility: Apply Online

After checking the detailed JRF GATE eligibility criteria, you must register for the GATE JRF Fellowship online. The application form for GATE JRF Fellowship will be released soon on the official website. 

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  • The upper age limit for different categories is mentioned below,

    • General Candidate - 28 years
    • OBC - 31 years
    • SC/ ST/ PwD - 33 years
     
  • Interested candidates can apply on their official website. the GATE JRF application 2021 will be released soon. 

  • CSIR provides Research Fellowships and Associateships through the GATE fellowship programme to promote academic excellence in CSIR labs and generate great science standards. Through this fellowship, you can get a fellowship from CSIR to pursue PhD if you have a valid GATE score.

  • The total duration for CSIR JEF GATE is 5 years within which the candidate is expected to complete the PhD degree.

     

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