ICMR 2014, Exam Date 2014, Pattern, Notification 2014
About ICMR: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world. As early as in 1911, the Government of India set up the Indian Research Fund Association (IRFA) with the specific objective of sponsoring and coordinating medical research in the country. After independence, several important changes were made in the organisation and the activities of the IRFA.
Exam Details: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has offering applications for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF), various vacancies (like Microbiology, Physiology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Human Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Immunology, Pharmacology, Zoology, Environmental Sciences, Botany, Veterinary Sciences). Eligible candidates can attend for Indian national candidates at Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkatta, Mumbai, Guwahati, Hyderabad and Varanasi on 22nd July, 2012.
How to get the application Form:
1.) Candidate information bulletin containing the details along with application form and challan form will be available at PGIMER website http://pgimer.nic.in and ICMR New Delhi website http://icmr.nic.in only.
2.) After downloading application form and challan form, the candidate should take out challan form (in triplicate) and deposit the application fee in any branch of State Bank of India and send the application form duly filled along with copy of challan and two window envelopes (without self-address) affixing Rs 10/- postal stamp on them directly to Registrar, PGIMER, Chandigarh on 07th May, 2012
A.) The test will consist of one paper of 120 minutes duration. The paper will consist of 2 Sections. The Aptitude Section (Section A) will have 50 questions on (i) scientific phenomenon in everyday life; (ii) general knowledge in sciences; and (iii) common statistics.
B.) All these questions would be compulsory with each question carrying 1 mark. The subject Specific Section (Section B & C) would pertain to (B) Life Sciences and (C) Social Science. The candidate can attempt questions in either of the two areas. Each area of section B & C would have 100 questions and the candidate may attempt any 75 questions in the predesignated area of Section B or C. Candidates are required to indicate the option for Section B or C in the application form too.
C.) Each question carries one mark. Negative marking 0.25 will be made for each of the wrong answer. The questions in both the sections would appear in English only.
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