The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh was established in 1960 as a center of excellence which would endeavour to develop patterns of teaching in postgraduate medical education and attempt to produce specialists in several disciplines of medicine. It was also envisaged that these specialists would spread out in the country in various medical colleges and medical institutions and impart medical education of highest standard to the students and set up centre of excellence in their own institutions.It was also given the responsibility to broaden the horizons of medical knowledge by intensive research in the field of health.
ICMR in collaboration with PGIMER, Chandigarh is going to organize National level examination for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF), for Indian national candidates at Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata Mumbai, Guwahati, Hyderabad and Varanasi on Sunday, July 14,2013.
Name of the Post- Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Total no. of Fellowships to be awarded – 150
120 in Life Sciences stream (like microbiology, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, human biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biophysics,immunology, pharmacology, zoology, environmental sciences, botany, veterinary sciences)
30 in social sciences stream (like Psychology, Sociology, Home Science, Statistics, Anthropology, Social workand Health Economics).
Eligibility:The candidates must be 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 who are appearing in the final year examination (2013-2014) can also apply.
Required Age: The upper age limit for the eligibility test is 28 years as on 30-09-2013 (relaxable up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/PH/ female candidates and 3 years in the case of OBC.
Application Fee: Rs. 500/-(for General & OBC) and Rs. 300/- for ( SC/ST/PH)
How to apply - Application form duly completed must reach to the Professor Incharge (Academic Section) PGIMER, Chandigarh-160012 by registered/Speed post on or before30.4.2013.
Candidate from remote areas /regions may submit their application forms duly completed latest by 10.5.2013.
Complete Information and other details are available at PGIMER Website http:// firstname.lastname@example.org ICMR New Delhi website : icmr.nic.in .
The Application Form/Challan Form may be downloaded from the PGIMER Website http://pgimer.nic.in and ICMR New Delhi website http://icmr.nic.in only.
The completely filled application will be send by Speed Post/Registered Posts to Registrar, PGI, Chandigarh on or before 10.5.2013.