ICMR-NIREH Recruitment 2024 Notification Out, Check Here

Check the ICMR-NIREH Recruitment 2024 notification for details on new job openings. Apply for various project posts. Visit their website for more information.

by Rubaditsha

Updated May 31, 2024

ICMR-NIREH Recruitment 2024 Notification Out, Check Here


The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) is a program that helps people who want to do advanced studies after their doctorate. The ICMR JRF Exam is run by the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh.

It is for those who want to do Ph.D. and research programs. Those who pass the exam get fellowships from ICMR. There are 120 fellowships for biomedical sciences and 30 for social sciences. The exam is held once a year and is very important for research in medical and health sciences. More details can be found on the ICMR and the Post Graduate Institute's websites.

ICMR-NIREH Recruitment 2024 Notification Out 

The ICMR-National Institute for Research in Environmental Health (ICMR-NIREH), Bhopal, is accepting applications for several project-based positions. These positions are temporary and time-bound. Interested candidates should apply using the prescribed application format available on the following websites: nireh.icmr.org.in and main.icmr.nic.in/careeropportunity.

When applying, candidates must include the title of the project and the specific post they are applying for in the subject line of their email. The completed application form should be sent to the email address [email protected] no later than 5:00 PM on June 20, 2024.

All submitted applications will undergo a screening process. Only those candidates who are shortlisted will be invited for an interview. Shortlisted candidates will receive further details about the interview via email. The interview will be conducted either as a walk-in interview or through Video Conferencing. Specific dates and time slots for the interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates through email.

ICMR-NIREH Recruitment 2024 Notification Out Apply For JRF Vacancy

Name of the Post

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

No. of Posts

01 post (ST)

Age Limit

30 years

Essential Qualification

Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate/Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following:

  • (a) Scholars selected through National Eligibility Tests such as CSIR-UGC, NET, including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE.
  • b) Selection process through National level Examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MoE, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER, NISER, etc.

Desirable Qualification: Applicants having a degree in Chemical Engineering/Analytical Chemistry/Inorganic Chemistry/Environmental Engineering would be preferred. Good experience in scientific and analytical laboratory procedures. Hands-on experience in adsorption and chromatographic studies. Understanding of scientific manuscript writing.

Consolidated Salary (Per month)

₹ 37,000/- + HRA as applicable per month.

ICMR JRF 2024 Exam Syllabus 

The ICMR JRF Syllabus is made to test candidates' skills in science and social sciences. It includes subjects like General Aptitude, General Knowledge, Statistics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences. This syllabus helps make sure that those applying for research fellowships are well-prepared and thoroughly evaluated.

The wide range of subjects ensures that only the best candidates are chosen for advanced studies in different fields.

Syllabus Section 


General Aptitude 

Scientific Phenomenon, Greenhouse Effect, Snow, Rain, Wind, Erosion, Tsunami, Hurricane, Tornado, Earthquakes, Volcano 

General Knowledge 

Measurements, Synthetic Materials, Nuclear Science 


Data Analysis and Interpretation, Probability, Experiments and Sampling, Linear Regression and Correlation, Hypothesis Tests and Confidence Intervals 

Life Sciences 

Microbiology, Physiology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Human Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Immunology, Pharmacology, Nursing, Zoology, Botany, Environmental Sciences, Veterinary Science (excluding Agriculture Extension/Soil Science) 

Social Sciences 

Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, Home Sciences, Statistics, Public Health/Health Economics (excluding others) 

ICMR JRF Exam Pattern 

Exam Pattern for ICMR JRF is listed below:



Mode of exam


Exam date

Yearly once in the first/second week of July, on a Sunday


120 minutes

Language options

English only

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Type

Number of sections in the question paper

3 (Compulsory section: General Aptitude, Optional sections: Life sciences or Social sciences)

Total number of questions in the question paper


Total number of questions to be attempted


Maximum marks for each section

General Aptitude section – 50, Life Sciences or Social Sciences section – 75

Marking Pattern

1 Mark for each correct answer, 0.25 Marks for each wrong answer

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