ICMR-JRF 2022: Check Here The Details On Exam Pattern!

By Neetesh Tiwari|Updated : June 5th, 2022

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) releases the notification for the Junior Research Fellowship program in collaboration with the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) on its official website. The candidates looking forward to appearing in the ICMR JRF 2022 Exam must start preparing for the examination. The candidates must also be aware of the ICMR JRF 2022 Exam Pattern before appearing for the examination. Knowing about the ICMR JRF 2022 Exam Pattern will also help them to prepare for the exam accordingly.  It gives an idea about the marking scheme and the number of questions that needs to attempt in the particular time frame.

Scroll down the full article to acknowledge the Highlights of the ICMR JRF Exam 2022 along with the ICMR JRF 2022 Exam pattern.

 

ICMR JRF 2022: Highlights

The candidates can check the table given below to acknowledge the important highlights related to the ICMR JRF Exam 2022

Examination NameICMR JRF Exam
Exam Conducting BodyPGIMER Chandigarh
Level Of The ExaminationNational
Frequency Of The ExaminationAnnual
Examination ModeOnline
Duration Of The Examination120 Minutes (2 Hours)
Language Of The ExaminationEnglish
Type Of QuestionsObjective
Marking SchemeNegative Marking Included
Official Websitehttps://main.icmr.nic.in

ICMR JRF Exam 2022

ICMR JRF exam will have only one paper consisting of three sections. Section A consists of questions related to general aptitude, general knowledge and natural phenomena. Section A is compulsory for all candidates. There will be 50 questions in this section. The other two sections (B and C) are topic-specific sections. Section B refers to the life sciences, and section C to the social sciences. Applicants must choose one of the sections from B and C. These sections have 100 questions each, and 75 questions need to be attempted only. If candidates attempt all the 100 questions, then the only first 75 questions will be considered for the marking. The exam duration is 2 hours, and a total of 125 questions need to be attempted. Check the exam pattern for the ICMR-JRF exam mentioned below:

 

ICMR JRF 2022: Exam Pattern

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Sections Exam Pattern
Section A
  • There will be 50 objective type questions in Section ‘A’.
  • Candidates are required to answer all 50 questions.
  • For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded.
  • The wrong answer will attract a negative marking of 0.25 marks.
  • This section has questions related to General Aptitude, General Knowledge, emphasising logical reasoning, graphical analysis, analytical and numerical ability, natural phenomena, etc.
Section B (Biomedical Science)
  • This is an optional section for those students who chose Social science as a subject.
  • This section consists of Biomedical Science related questions.
  • There will be 100 objective type questions in Part ‘B’.
  • Candidates are required to answer any 75 questions.
  • In case a student answers more than 75 questions, only the first 75 answers will be checked.
  • For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded.
  • The wrong answer will attract a negative marking of 0.25 marks.
Section C (Social Science)
  • This is an optional section for those students who chose Life science as a subject.
  • This section consists of questions related to social science.
  • There will be a total of 100 objective type questions in Part ‘C’.
  • The candidates are required to answer 75 questions out of 100 questions.
  • In case a student answers more than 75 questions, only the first 75 answers will be evaluated.
  • For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded.
  • The wrong answer will attract a negative marking of 0.25 marks.

 

 ICMR JRF 2022: Know the Detailed Syllabus and Download the PDF Here!

  • The total duration of the Exam is 120 mins.
  • The exam paper is divided into 3 parts, and it will be done in a single slot. 
  • Questions will only be multiple-choice types.
  • The exam will be online in the form of a Computer Based Test (CBT).
  • The language of the exam paper will be English only.
  • A total of 125 marks will be allotted for the exam.
  • For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted from the total marks obtained by a candidate.

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FAQs

  • Yes, for every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted from the overall score

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  • The аge limit fоr аdmissiоn tо the eligibility test is 28 yeаrs (uррer аge limit relаxаble uрtо 5 yeаrs in саse оf саndidаtes belоnging tо SС/ST, рhysiсаlly hаndiсаррed (РH) аnd femаle саndidаtes, 3 yeаrs in the саse оf ОBС саtegоry.

  • Indian Council of Medical Research Junior Research Fellowship

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