ICMR JRF Syllabus 2018, Check Here Online

The Indian Council of Medical Research is an organization which offers the awards to young scientists with the Junior Research Fellowships to help them to carry out in a successful research in the field of Biomedical Sciences and Social Sciences at Medical Colleges, Biomedical Research Institutes and Universities in India where other facilities and adequate laboratories are ready to provide the research to a great extent.

The candidates must send the application to the Head of the Institute and they are guided to conduct the research activities. The employed candidates have to submit the certificate which they can get from his/her employer who has accepted the Fellowship.

The subjects which is in the syllabus for the Junior Research Fellowship of ICMR are:

  • Social Science: Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Statistics, Home Sciences, Social Work, Environmental Science etc.
  • Life Sciences: Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biophysics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Genetics, Human Biology, Human Nutrition and Immunology.

ICMR JRF Entrance Exam Syllabus consists of following topics as shown below:

  • Aptitude Section
  • Life Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Aptitude Section Syllabus

Scientific phenomenon in everyday life


Sr. No.Topics To Be Covered
9Greenhouse Effect


General Knowledge in Sciences:

  • Measurements
  • Nuclear Science
  • Synthetic Materials

Common Statistics


Sr. No.Topics To Be Covered
1Describing and displaying data
2Linear regression and correlation
3Experiments and sampling
5Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals


ICMR SRF Life Sciences Syllabus

  • Microbiology
  • Physiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Genetics
  • Human biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biophysics
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Environmental sciences
  • Veterinary Science

ICMR JRF Social Science Syllabus

Sr. No.Topics To Be Covered
4Social work
5Home sciences
7Health Economics


Eligibility for ICMR JRF 2018

  • The candidates must have the degree of Postgraduate in life sciences/social sciences stream or equivalent examination and must have a valid certificate.
  • The maximum age limit should not be more than 28 years but relaxation of 5 years is given to the SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • The candidate should have the Indian citizen ship.

Application Fees for the ICMR JRF 2018

The candidates should have to pay the amount of rupees 200 through Demand Draft which is drawn in the favor of the Deputy Director which is payable at Delhi. The candidates who are belonging to the SC/ST and Physically Challenged are exempted by the fees payment. The travelling charges will be reimbursed to SC/ST candidates on production of the tickets but not for the people who are coming from the shortest distance or nearby places of the examination hall.

Application Process

The aspirants are requested to send their fully filled up applications form within the fixed date to the given below address. The notification of the ICMR JRF 2018 is Published in the leading national and vernacular newspapers. The application forms can also be downloaded or directly fill on the official websites of the concern authority.


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