Somatirtha Purohit

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has announced openings for Scientist-B and Scientist-C positions. 

The application process is currently ongoing, and the deadline for submission is February 16. 

Eligible candidates who wish to apply can do so by accessing the official website at

ICMR Recruitment Details

Total Vacancy: 31 posts

  • Scientist-B: 30 vacancies 

  • Scientist -C (Bioethics): 1

Educational Qualification

To be eligible to apply, candidates must have Master’s degree in relevant discipline from recognized University or Institute.

Age Limit

The maximum age of the candidates should be 35 years as on crucial date.

Selection Process

Candidates will be selected through a computer-based written test (MCQs), an interview, or a combination of both. In the event of a written test, it will assess the understanding of research methods and serve as a qualifying round, with a minimum qualifying percentile set at 75.

Application Fee

The application fee for candidates is ₹1500. However, candidates falling under the SC/ST/Women/PwBD/EWS categories are exempted from the application fee.

How To Apply

  • Visit the official website by navigating to

  • Click on the "Apply" link on the homepage

  • Complete the application form with the necessary details

  • Upload all the required documents as specified

  • Process the payment for the application fee

  • Submit the form and ensure to take a printout for future reference

For more details, check the official notification.