Scholarship GrantApplications are invited by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh for Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) 2014 for students pursuing their Ph.D/Research program for the academic year 2014.
ICMR holds a national level examination for determining the eligibility of Indian National candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) through Indian Council of Medical Research. Fellowships would be awarded for work in the field of Biomedical Sciences, Social Sciences.
Over 150 fellowships are awarded, in which 120 fellowships to the field of biomedical sciences and 30 fellowships to social sciences in various programs.
The existing value of the fellowship is at present Rs. 16000/- pm. It will be revised from time to time as decided by the ICMR.
The duration of fellowship will initially be limited till three years carrying a monthly stipend of Rs. 16000/- and an annual contingency grant up to Rs. 20,000/- per annum.
For more information on scholarship details, please click here:http://www.icmr.nic.in/jrf.htm
Candidates must have passed in M.Sc/M.A or equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks for General/OBC candidates and 50% for the SC/ST.
The age limit for admission to the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2014 (upper age limit relaxable up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, physically handicapped (PH) and female candidates, 3 years in the case of OBC category.
How to Apply:
Before applying, candidates are advised to go through the admission notice published in the advertisement in various Newspapers and the instructions given therein carefully. Fill in the application form according to the instructions given in this prospectus and the admission notice.
Application deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.