new scheme of ICMR “Nurturing
Clinical Scientists Scheme” is being instituted to foster high
quality research opportunities to promising fresh MBBS degree holders in
the cutting edge areas of communicable and non communicable diseases,
and reproductive health including nutrition etc.
at MCI recognized medical colleges/ICMR network of Institutes/Centers,
among others. Special focus will be on fundamental research
in areas of health research and other priority areas identified by ICMR
from time to time, keeping in mind the National Health Policy 2017.
candidates will enroll themselves for pursuing MPH/Ph.D. in any UGC
recognized University/MCI recognized medical colleges/institutes. The
applicants will have to submit a Concept Note of the research work (1000
words only) to be undertaken for pursuing MPH/Ph.D. to ICMR for the
same. All the selected candidates will undertake the ICMR-NIE
Certification e-Course on Health Research Fundamentals (detailed
information of the e-Course available on the following link: http://nie.gov.in/niecer/niecer_page.htm).
are invited under this new initiative of ICMR “Nurturing
Clinical Scientists Scheme” on a consolidated salary of Rs. One lakh/month, (No HRA is admissible)
on or before 22nd June
2018 (by 5:30pm).
MBBS degree from MCI recognized medical colleges, passing
all MBBS examination in the first attempt with 60% or more aggregate
Three years (2+1). In
case a candidate leaves the scheme before completion of one year, then
he/she will have to refund the entire salary and contingency amount to
ICMR for that time period.
- Maximum Age Limit:
years, relaxable up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/PH and
3 years for OBC and women candidates, as on last date of application. For
deserving candidates also, age can be relaxed maximum up to maximum of 3
years based on earlier work done, publications, awards etc. along with the request by sponsoring
Principal/Director/Director-in-charge. Director General, ICMR may
consider and relax on the recommendation of the Screening Committee.
Scientists will be paid a consolidated salary of Rs. One lakh per month,
(No HRA) and Research Contingency of Rs. Five lakhs for three years (Rs.
1.67 lakhs per year to be utilized for research work). The fellowship
amount will be paid to the concerned
institute/organization/university/medical college, in every six months
- Mode of Selection:
must route their applications as per instructions given below before the
given deadline. Application
received after the closing date will not be considered. Selection of the “ICMR-Nurturing Clinical Scientists” will be
made by specially constituted Committee by Director General, ICMR based
on their Concept Note, Academic and Professional records. The list of
selected candidates will be displayed on ICMR website and Emails will
be sent only to the selected candidates. The selected candidates
will have to submit their joining within three months from the
date of issue of award letter.
- Accommodation and other benefits:
facilities will be provided by ICMR.