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Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Ansari Nagar,
Post Box 4911, New Delhi-110029
Test For ICMR's Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Notification 2009
APPLICATION FORMS SHALL BE AVAILABLE FROM: 30 March 2009
LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION FORMS: 29 April 2009
ICMR in collaboration with PGIMER, Chandigarh will hold a National level examination for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF), for Indian national candidates at Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkatta Mumbai and Hyderabad on Sunday, July 12th, 2009.
A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded; 120 fellowships awarded in Life Sciences stream (like microbiology, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, human biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biophysics, immunology, pharmacology, zoology, environmental sciences, botany, veterinary sciences etc), and thirty (30) fellowships in social sciences stream (like Psychology,
Sociology, Home Science, Statistics, Anthropology, Social work and Health Economics).
Educational: M.Sc/M.A or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for General/OBC Candidates and 50% for the SC/ST & physically handicapped (PH) candidates in the subjects mentioned above.
Candidates appearing in the final year examination (2008-2009) can also apply.
Age Limit: The upper age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2009 (relaxable up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH/ female candidates and 3 years in the case of OBC.
Information bulletin containing the application form and other details will be available at PGIMER Website http://pgimer.nic.in and ICMR New Delhi website :http://www.icmr.nic.in
The candidates may apply in the downloaded form together with requisite fee by demand draft in the name of Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh. The prescribed application from along with Information brochure will also be available on cash payment (Not by Cheque or money order) from the office of Registrar, Academic
Section,PGIMER,Chandigarh-160012 at the counter & ICMR, New Delhi from 30 March 2009 on payment of Rs. 500/- for General & OBC and Rs. 300/- for SC/ST/PH from 10.30AM to 12.30PM and from 2.30PM to 3.30 PM on all working days except Saturdays (On Saturday forms will be available at PGIMER, Chandigarh only from 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM) or by post for which request (inscribed on the envelope “Application form ICMR-JRF Exam -2009 must be accompanied with a
Self addressed thick envelope of size 8” x10” bearing Postage stamp of Rs. 30/- and requisite Bank draft. The Bank draft should be preferably from any SBI Branch payable at SBI Medical Institute Branch (Code No. 1524), Chandigarh (for General & OBC Rs. 500/- and Rs. 300/- for SC/ST/PH) drawn in favour of “Director, PGI, Chandigarh”)
Application form duly completed must reach the Registrar; Academic Section PGIMER,
Chandigarh-160012 by registered/Speed post on or before 30 April 2009. Candidate from remote areas /regions may submit their application forms duly completed latest by 06.05.2009.
Assorted by Jitendra Kumar Sinha