Post:Junior Research Fellowships (JRF)
Important dates
Last date:31.03.2021
  • Candidates should have good academic record and should have secured minimum of 60% aggregate in B.Sc. and 55% aggregate in M.Sc. from a recognized University.
  • Candidates those who have completed and awaiting the final results of M.Sc. Degree may also apply. However, such candidates should necessarily attach copies of the mark sheets of B.Sc. Degree and a copy of M.Sc. first year mark sheet(s) along with the application. Such candidates should have scored marks above 60% aggregate until the previous semester/year and minimum aggregate of 60% in B.Sc. level. In case such candidates eventually join the Fellowship, they shall have acquired aggregate marks of 55% in the qualifying degrees.

  • Candidates with five years integrated M.Sc. degree should have secured minimum of 55% aggregate in M.Sc./B.S.-M.S. (Dual degree).
  • In addition to the above, ONLY those candidates who have appeared and successfully cleared atleast one of the following qualifying examinations will be shortlisted for interview at BARC, Mumbai.:
    a. With valid UGC-CSIR-NET Fellowship (SLET/ Lecturership is not eligible)
    b. With valid JEST score
    c. With valid ICMR-JRF Test, ICAR-JRF Test
    d. With valid DBT-JRB Biotechnology Eligibility Test
    e. With valid GATE Score 2019/2020 in Physics / Chemistry / Life Sciences / Biotechnology
Payscale & Benefits
The selected candidates will be initially taken as Junior Research Fellows (JRF) and will be paid a stipend of 31,000/- per month.The fellowship will be provided initially for a period of two years.
In addition,the fellows are entitled for House Rent Allowance of 7440/- p.m.(JRF) and 8400/- p.m. (SRF), if not in occupation of Government accommodation.
Age limits:
  • The candidate should be less than 28 years of age as on last date for receipt of application.Some relaxation is provided as per the rules
Application Submission
Application fee of 500/- (Rupees five hundred only) is payable at the time of submission of online application. Mode of payment of the Application Fee is only through Online.Application fee is exempted for Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Person with Disabilities.
For detailed information about online submission of application and procedure for payment of application fee, please visit https://recruit.barc.gov.in.