The Scheme of ICMR “Nurturing Clinical Scientists” has been instituted to foster top quality analysis alternatives for Fresh MBBS/BDS candidates, inside two years of finishing their levels (Interns/MD/MS/MDS are NOT eligible) within the leading edge areas Fundamental Basic/Clinical Research incommunicable and non-communicable illnesses, and reproductive well being together with vitamin ETC. at MCI/DCI acknowledged medical faculties/ICMR community of Institutes/Centers, amongst others.

Special focus shall be on basic analysis in areas of well-being analysis and different precedence areas recognized by ICMR sometimes, conserving in thoughts the National Health Policy 2017.

No lodging amenities shall be offered by ICMR Applications shall be accepted as soon as a year in June solely. Applications are actually invited beneath this initiative by thirtieth June 2021 (by 05:30 pm).

No. of Seats

Total no. seats are restricted to Fifty (50), wherein 40 seats are for MBBS and 10 seats for BDS.

Essential Qualification

Only MBBS/BDS candidates inside two years of finishing their diploma from MCI/DCI acknowledged medical/dental faculties, passing all MBBS/BDS examination within the first try with 60% or more mixture marks. (Note: Interns/MD/MS/MDS usually are not eligible).


Three years (2+1) or submission of a Ph.D. thesis (whichever is earlier). In case a candidate leaves the scheme earlier than the completion of 1 year, then he/she must refund the complete wage and contingency quantity to ICMR for that point interval.

Maximum Age Limit

32 years, relaxable as much as 5 years in case of SC/ST/PH and three years for OBC and girls candidates, as on final date of utility. For deserving candidates additionally, age could be relaxed most as much as most of three years based mostly on earlier work finished, publications, awards ETC. together with the request by sponsoring Principal/Director/Director-in-Charge. Director-General, ICMR might contemplate and loosen up on the advice of the Selection Committee.


ICMR Clinical Scientists shall be paid a consolidated wage of Rs. One lakh per thirty days solely, (No HRA) and analysis contingency of Rs. three lakhs for 3 years (Rs. 1.00 lakh per year to be utilized for analysis work). The fellowship quantity shall be paid to the involved institute/group/college/medical school, in each six months installment.

Mode of Selection

Eligible candidates should route their applications as per directions given earlier than the given deadline. Application acquired after the cut-off date will NOT be thought of. Selection of the “ICMR-NCS” shall be made by specifically constituted Selection Committee by Director General, ICMR based mostly on their Concept Note, Detailed analysis proposal, Academic and Professional data. Result email shall be despatched solely to the chosen candidates

Accommodation and Other Benefits

No lodging amenities shall be offered by ICMR

How to Apply?
  • Completed applications (only in prescribed format)to be duly crammed and submitted together with the required enclosures and credentials  (IMPORTANT: in a single PDF file, sequence of documents ought to be- Application type, Concept Note, Personal Statement, Curriculum Vitae (CV), Degrees and certificates) as required ONLY through email to [email protected], addressed to Dr. Ginu S. Khan, Sci-C, Division of HRD, by thirtieth June 2021 (by 05:30 pm).
  • The documents ought to be attested as given under, to be connected with the applying type:-
    • Concept Note of the Research Proposal (1000 words only)– to be attested by Guide (signal & seal)
    • Personal Statement (300 words only)– Self-attested
    • Detailed and up to date CV- Self-attested
    • Academic & Professional certificates/degrees- Self attested
    • Caste and Disability Certificate (if relevant)
Application Deadline

June 30, 2021

Click here to view the official notification for the Nurturing Clinical Scientists (NCS) Scheme 2021.

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