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ICMR Scientist-B Recruitment 2020 : Indian Council of Medical Research

Organisation : Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Post Name : Scientist-B Recruitment 2020
Qualification : MBBS & Ph.D/PG in Science
Number of Vacancies : 141
Job Location : All Over India
Last Date : 02.10.2020
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ICMR Scientist-B Recruitment

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh for holding of Recruitment entrance examination/test for the posts of SCIENTIST-B of ICMR by PGIMER, Chandigarh.

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Accordingly, ICMR invites online applications from the citizens of India for recruitment to the regular posts of Scientist-B against backlog vacancies of SC/ST Category and current year regular vacancies at Indian Council of Medical Research Headquarters, New Delhi and its Institutes/ Centers across India.

Number of Vacancies

Backlog Vacancies:
SC Category
: 10 (5 Medical & 5 Non-Medical)
ST Category : 06 (3 Medical & 3 Non Medical)

Current Vacancies:

Vacancies reserved for SC/ST/OBC/EWS categories Unreserved/General Total

(10M & 9 NM)


(5M & 4 NM)

(34 (17M & 17 NM) 12

(06M & 06 NM)

51 (26M & 25 NM) 125

Eligibility Criteria

Scientist-B (Medical):
Age : 35 years
Qualification : MBBS degree recognized by MCI/NMC.

Scientist-B (Non-Medical):
Age: 35 years

First Class Post Graduate degree from a recognized University in any of the following subjects. OR Second Class Post Graduate with Ph.D degree from a recognized University in any of the following subjects:

Biochemistry, Microbiology, Virology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Biology/Bioscience, Zoology, Sociology, Social work, Food & Nutrition, Biostatistics/ Statistics, Bioinformatics

How To Apply?

A candidate willing to apply is required to visit or to submit his/ her ONLINE Application in the prescribed format after registering himself/ herself.

Apply Online :

Documents Required

The candidates must upload scanned copy of their self attested/attested copies of certificates/documents in support of their educational qualifications (from Matric onwards), certificates of detailed marks obtained in these course(s), date of birth, category certificate i.e. SC/ST/OBC/PwBD, experience(s), NOC from the present employer (if employed), etc.

If a candidate fails to upload self-attested copies of the requisite documents as above, his/her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will not be allowed to participate in subsequent stages of selection/admission process.

Application Fee

** Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD): Exempted from payment of fee
** SC/ST/EWS/Women: Rs. 1500/- plus Transaction Charges as applicable
** For all others: Rs. 2000/- plus Transaction Charges as applicable.

Mode of Payment

The candidates can deposit the above application fee through online payment gateway available at the APPLICATION PORTAL using Debit/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.

Selection Procedure

Selections will be done on merit based on marks obtained in online Computer-Based Test (CBT) plus marks obtained in mandatory interview.

The scheme of marks for CBT and interview shall be as under:

Scheme of questions in the CBT shall be as under:
1. Medical: Out of 80, 60 Questions will be related to Medical Field.
2. Non-Medical: Out of 80, 60 Questions will be related to their relevant subject Groups.
a) Group-I : Biochemistry, Microbiology, Virology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Biology/Bioscience, Zoology, Food and Nutrition.
b) Group-2 : Sociology, Social Work,
c) Group-3 : Bio-statistics/Statistics, Bio-informatics.
For both Medical and Non-Medical- Out of 80, 20 Questions will be related to Biostatistics, Computing skills, General/Scientific Knowledge, Current Affairs including developments in Biomedical Sciences, Common Sense, Analytical Skills, Statistics, General Awareness.

Examination Centers


The syllabus for the computer based online examination will be of MBBS level for Medical scientists and of M.Sc. level for Non-Medical scientists.

Admit Cards

Admit Card for Accepted Registration/ Application Form will only be uploaded on the Institute’s website and If the status of Registration Form or Admit Card is not available on website, he/she should immediately write an email to the Sr. Administrative Officer (Academic), PGIMER, Chandigarh on along with full particulars of the Registration Form.

Notification :

Important Dates

** Opening date for online registration for filling up of online application on PGIMER’s/ICMR’s websites www. and 12.09.2020
** Closing date for online registration & submission of online applications 02.10.2020
** Opening date for availability of admit cards for downloading from PGIMER’s &ICMR’s websites 20.10.2020
** Date for Computer Based Test (CBT) for 80 Marks 01.11.2020
** Expected date of declaration of result of CBT for shortlisting of candidates for personal discussion 20.11.2020

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