ICMR Visiting Fellow Scheme

ICMR Visiting Fellow Scheme: – ICMR Visiting Fellow Scheme is offered by INDIAN COUNCIL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH (ICMR) to foster high quality research opportunities to liberal of promises PhD/ MD/MS holders in the cutting edge areas of basic science, communicable and non-communicable diseases, and reproductive health including nutrition at ICMR Institutes /Centers. Here we are providing you information regarding ICMR Visiting Fellow Scheme. ICMR intends to offer five (5) such fellowships   for working in ICMR Institutes/Centers with state-of-art R&D facilities. These fellowships will be allocated by Director General, ICMR, depending upon the needs of the Institute /Centre.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Outstanding Scientist of Ramalingaswami Fellow of DBT/DST and who have completed their Incumbency at any ICMR centers or Institutes.
  • Scheme is only open for Indian national.

Time Period

  • Three years tenure and it can be extending for maximum 2 years but the extendable of tenure totally depend on outstanding performance and recommendations by the Director /Officer-in-Charge of the concerned ICMR Institutes/Centers.

Age Limit

  • Maximum Age limit for ICMR Visiting Fellow Scheme 45 years, and for SC/ST/OBC/PH age relaxable up to 5 years same as for women candidates, as on the last date of application submission 30th June and 31st  December very year.


  • The contingency grant of 5 lakh per annum for a purchase of consumables, minor equipment, international, engaging project staff, and domestic travel and another emergent, expenditure to be incurred
  • Residency shall be provided by ICMR Institutes/Centers if available.

 Procedure to apply

  • Download the application from by visiting the official website of ICMR which is nic.in
  • After downloading the application form check the documents list you need to send along with the application form.
  • Duly fill the application form in the prescribed format and sent to:-

Director General

Attention: Dr. N.C. Jain,

Scientist-G & Head,

Division of Human Resource Planning and Development,

Indian Council of Medical Research

Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029

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