ICMR International Fellowships

Indian Council Of Medical Research

ICMR International Fellowships

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is the premier national agency for the formulation, promotion and conduct of biomedical research in India . The mandate and policies of the ICMR coincide with national health policies. The Council not only plans and promotes medical research in the current and emerging health problems of the country but also is expected to build a strong national cadre of skilled biomedical scientists. One of the major mandates of the Council is to augment capacity strengthening of institutions involved in both basic and clinical sciences.

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) invites applications from Indian biomedical scientists for the international fellowships for the year 2012-13.

Duration Of Fellowships

Young Scientists: Three to six months

Senior Scientists: Ten to fifteen days


M.D/PhD degree with at least three years teaching/research experience for young scientists.

And at least fifteen years teaching/research experience for senior scientists.

Regular position in a recognized biomedical/research/health institution in India.

Below 45 years of age for young and 55 years for senior scientists.

Number Of Fellowships

Young Scientists: Twelve fellowships per year

Senior Scientists: Six fellowships per year

Selection Criteria

Screening of applications will be done at the International Health Division, ICMR and the short listed candidates will be considered by the selection committee for awarding the fellowship.

The selection of the candidate will be based on the evaluation of the merit of the candidate and the training needs in the field of Biomedical research by a Committee of eminent scientists.

Ten copies of the application should be submitted to: International Health Division, Indian Council of Medical Research, V Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Post Box No.4911, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – 110029

Last date of receipt of applications: 30th April, 2012

For more details, visit: www.icmr.nic.in/ifc_research.htm

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