ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form – The last date to fill and submit ICMR JRF application form was June 16, 2020. The entire process is online and no other mode is available for the same. Fresh applications are no longer being accepted. Scroll down to check more information about ICMR JRF 2020 application form from this page.
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ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form
Once the candidates are done with the online submission of ICMR JRF 2020 application form, the print out of the completed form must be taken. The same is needed at the time of enrollment in Ph.D programme with the institutes. The important dates for the online application process are given in the table below:
|Event||Sep 2020 session dates||Sep 2021 session dates|
|Date of opening of Registration||to be announced|
|Last date for filling of online application||to be announced|
|Last date of fee deposit through payment gateway||to be announced||to be announced|
|Application Form Correction|
08 – 14 Oct 2020
|to be announced|
|ICMR JRF Exam||11 Jul 2021|
ICMR JRF 2020 Correction Window
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ICMR JRF 2020 Application Fee
Candidates can fill the application form only through the official website. No other modes other than this are accepted. The application fee is non-refundable which is paid via online mode. Candidates can check the fee amount for ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form from the given table:
|General/ EWS/ OBC||1500/-|
How to pay the application fee?
The candidates can pay the applicatin fee using online mode of payment only. The payment modes can be any one of these:
- Net banking, or
- Credit card, or
- Debit card
ICMR JRF Entrance Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Only eligible candidates can fill the application form. So, candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Candidates can check the ICMR JRF 2020 eligibility criteria from below:
Age Limit: Upper age limit of the candidate should be 28 years as on September 30, 2020. However, candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD/Female categories are provided with a relaxation of up to 5 years, while OBC candidates get age relaxation up to 3 years.
- Candidates who have passed their M.Sc/ M.A. or its equivalent degree with an aggregate of 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ ST/ PwD).
- Those candidates who have appeared or waiting for the result can also apply and those candidates who are studying in the final year of M.Sc/ M.A. degree can also apply.
Documents/ Things Required while filling the ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form
Candidates are advised to keep ready with the following documents/ things to fill the ICMR JRF 2020 application form:
- Email ID
- Phone number
- Scanned photograph of the candidate
- Scanned signature of the candidate
- Category certificate (if applicable)
- Appearing certificate from the head of the Institution.
Image Specifications for ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form
Candidates have to upload the signature, photograph and other documents in the given format:
|Category Certificate||max 1 MB||JPEG/JPG|
|DOB Proof||max 1 MB||JPEG/JPG|
|Qualifying Degree Certificate||max 1 MB||JPEG/JPG|
Note: After the candidates complete the application form, they must take 2 print of the same. The print of the form is to be submitted at the respective institute where the candidates apply for PhD.
Important instructions regarding scanning of the images!
- Signature must be done in black ink and then scanned
- Photograph must be taken with name of candidate (as in application), and date of taking photograph, as per the example given below:
- Candidate should not wear cap, goggles,etc. However, spectacles are allowed.
- The photograph on the Application form should be unattested.
- Keep a few identical photographs in reserve for use at the time of entrance examination / admission.
Important: On the day of the exam the appearance of the candidates must match with that of the photo in the application form. Any deviation from the appearance may lead to cancellation of candidature.
How to Fill the ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form?
Official release the application form only on the official website. So candidates can fill the ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form only through the official website. Candidates have to fill the following steps in order to fill the ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form:
Step 1: Click on the direct link given below the dates table.
Step 2: Then, click on “New Registration” button as shown below.
Step 3: On doing so, instructions regarding application will pop-up. Read all the instructions and click on “Close” button at the bottom.
Step 4: Thereafter, the page shown below appears. Enter basic details: Name, DOB, Gender, Mobile number and Email Id in the registration form.
Step 5: Scroll down, enter the correct captcha and agree to the declaration. Click on the “Submit” button to submit the ICMR JRF 2020 registration form.
Step 6: Once the candidate completes the basic registration process then the user id and password will be sent to the mobile number and Email ID.
Step 7: Next, Candidates have to access the candidates login as shown below.
Step 8: Enter user id and password to proceed further.
Step 9: Enter personal details, qualification details, preference for test centres and upload images in the application form.
Step 10: Finally, proceed to make the application fee payment using an online mode.
Step 11: After the payment, download and take 2 print outs of the confirmation page for further use.
Details Entered in the ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form
Candidates are required to enter the following details in the ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form:
- Course Applying for
- Examination centre
- Father name
- Mother name
- Date of birth
- Marital status
- Pin code
- Email ID
- Mobile number
- Qualifying examination details
Why Can ICMR JRF 2020 Application Form Be Rejected?
The application form of the candidates can be rejected due to any one of the below given reasons:
- Requisite application fee not deposited before the deadline.
- Wrong / incomplete information given in the application form.
- Non-fulfilment of any of the eligibility conditions, including those of age and educational qualifications, etc.
ICMR JRF 2020 Admit Card
PGIMER and ICMR release the admit card on the official website for the ICMR JRF examination. Candidates will be informed about releasing of admit card via email. Candidates can only download the ICMR JRF 2020 admit card from the official website. Only those candidates can download the admit card who have completed the registration process. Candidates have to log in on the official portal and click on “Print Admit Card” to download the admit card.
ICMR JRF 2020
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) examination 2020 is conducted to grant admission to the Ph.D Research Programme. It is a national level examination conducted in 12 cities across India. The paper lasts for 2 hours. Exam paper consists of 2 sections and each question carries one mark. Candidates have to secure minimum of 55% marks in order to qualify the exam.
ICMR JRF 2020 Registration Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : To fill the application form of ICMR JRF 2020, candidates have to access the link of the online form at pgimer.edu.in.
Ans : The application fee is to be paid online using the online mode of fee payment that is net banking / credit / debit card.
Ans : No, offline forms are not available to apply for the exam.
Ans : All candidates who have M.Sc./M.A. or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for General/OBC candidates and 50% for the SC/ST, Physically Handicapped (PH) & Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates can apply for the exam. The age limit is 28 years as on 30 Sep 2020.
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