JEST 2021 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus

Joint Entrance screening test (JEST) is a national level exam. Jest is conducted every year offering the admission for those students who dreams to get a degree of P.HD, integrated P.HD programs in physics, neurosciences, theoretical computer science and computational biology.

The conducting body o JEST 2021 is Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). JEST is considered as National Eligibility Test (NET). This year JEST is going to be conduct in 3rd week of February 2021. The candidates who are interested to give JEST exam this year read the full article because we are providing every information of JEST 2021 exam in this exam. The information will contain the details of application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus of JEST 2021, preparation tips etc.

JEST 2021 APPLICATION FORM

The process of application form is going to be start in the month of November 2020. The candidates who want to apply for JEST 2021 entrance exam can apply through only online mode. No other mode of application is available to be applied by the candidate. The candidates can fill their application form from the official website of JEST 2021. The last date of application submission is in the 2nd week of December 2020. Here we are describing the steps of the process of application form of JEST 2021.

STEP 1ST: – REGISTRATION

The candidates have to register them by entering the required details and by providing the valid phone number and e mail id.

STEP 2ND: – APPLICATION FORM FILLING

The candidate has to fill the all credentials which will be asked in the application form like name of the candidate, fathers/ mothers name, date of birth, address, identity proof details, category certificate details, qualification details etc.

STEP 3RD: – PHOTOGRAPH AND SIGNATURE UPLOADING

After the filling the application form successfully, the candidate has to upload a passport sized photograph and signature which should be in the prescribed format otherwise the application form will not accept the photograph and signature of the candidate.

STEP 4TH: -PAYMENT OF APPLICATION FEE

The candidate can pay the application form fee through online mode by using a debit card, credit card or any other net blanking.

The application fee will not be refunded to the candidate after payment.

STEP 5TH: – PRINTING OF CONFIRMATION PAGE

After completing the all above steps the candidate has to download the confirmation page and print it for future references.

JEST 2021 APPLICATION FEE

The application fee can only be paid through online mode. The candidates can pay the application fee only till the last day of submission of application form. The fee will not be refund to the candidate once it will be paid. No application form will be accepted without paying the application fee. Candidates can pay the application fee by using credit card debit card or any other net banking easily available to the candidate.

Here are the details of application fee of JEST 2021 according to category of the candidate.

FOR SC/ST/FEMALES – INR 200

FOR GENERAL CATEGORY – INR 400

JEST 2021 OVERVIEW

In this section we give an overview of JEST 2021 entrance exam.

  • The full form of JEST is Joint Entrance Screening Test.
  • Mode of the application is online.
  • Mode of the exam will be online.
  • It is national level exam.
  • It offers the admission in PG courses of engineering and science.
  • The conducting authority is joint entrance screening test.
  • The duration of exam is 3 hours.
  • The exam date is expected to be in 3rd week of February 2021.
  • The official website of JEST is www.jest.org.in

JEST 2021 EXAM DATES

The tentative dates are announced for JEST 2021. Here we are providing the details of tentative date format of JEST 2021.

EVENTSTENTATIVE DATES
Registration startNovember 2nd week 2021
Registration closeDecember 2nd week 2021
Admit card availabilityJanuary 4th week 2021
Exam dateFebruary 3rd week 2021
Answer key releaseFebruary 4th week 2021
Result announcementMarch 4th week 2021
Objection for answer key last dateMarch 1st week 2021
Counseling sessionApril 2021

JEST 2021 EXAM PATTERN

Here are the details of the exam pattern of JEST 2021.

1) EXAM MODE – The mode of the exam will be offline i.e. paper based test.
2) LANGUAGE OF THE PAPER – The question paper will be in English only.
3) DURATION OF EXAM – The time will be given of 3 hours for complete question paper.
4) SECTIONS IN THE PAPER – The question paper of JEST will contain 3 sections i.e. part A, part B, part C.
5) QUESTION TYPE – The question will be multiple choice type MCQs.
6) MARKING SCHEME – 3 marks will be provided for part A Ans part B, 1 mark will be given for part C
7) NEGATIVE MARKING – 1 mark will be reduced in PART A and 1/3 will be reduced in PART C. There is no negative marking for PART B.
8) TOTAL QUESTIONS – The all the three part will contain total 50 questions which will be divided in the section as: PART A- 15 PART B- 10 PART C- 25 TOTAL- 50

JEST 2021 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria before applying for JEST 2021. Here we are providing the eligibility criteria by which the candidate can check either they are eligible for JEST 2021 or not. Read the eligibility criteria carefully.

COURSESELIGIBILITY
Ph.D. in computational biology at IMScDegree of M.Sc./ M.Tech/ MCA/ M.E. with a skill of mathematics and biology
Ph.D in neurosciences at NBRCDegree of BCA/ B.E./ B.Tech in computer science
Ph. D. in theoretical computer science at IMScDegree of MCA/ M.Sc/ M.Tech/ M.E. in science with a skill in mathematics and biology
Ph. D. in physicsDegree of MSc in physics and degree of MSC/ M.E./ B.Tech/ M.Tech in applied science
Integrated Ph. D. in theoretical computer science at IMScDegree OF B.SC./ MCA/ B.E./ B.TECH in computer science
Integrated M.Tech Ph. D. at IIAPost B.SC (HONS) in optics and optoelectronics/ radio physics and electronics Degree of M.SC. in physics/ applied physics

SYLLABUS FOR JEST 2021

The syllabus of JEST 2021 will be from the topics on these subjects mentioned here.

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Electronics
  • Mechanics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics electromagnetism
  • Statistical physics
  • Thermodynamics etc

Theoretical computer science syllabus of question paper on the basis of topics: –

  • Graph theory
  • Combinatorics
  • Discrete mathematics
  • Principle of programming
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Deduction data structures
  • Algorithms

PREPARATION TIPS FOR JEST 2021

In this section we are giving some preparation tips which will help the candidate to prepare for JEST 2021 easily. Read the tips very carefully: –

  • Read all the syllabus and exam pattern very carefully
  • After reading the exam pattern and syllabus make a timetable and study passionately according to time table.
  • Divide the topics of the syllabus weekly.
  • Give the test weekly on the topics which you have prepared.
  • Buy the best books and sample papers.
  • Download the related articles and PDF and all the previous year question papers.
  • Solve the sample papers and previous year question papers
  • Give mock test monthly.
  • Ensure that the last month should be remaining for revision.
  • Do all the questions by managing the time as you will do on the day of examination.
  • Discuss the doubts with your teachers and friends

JEST ADMIT CARD 2021

Admit card for JEST 2021 entrance exam will be available in the 4th week of January 2021. The admit card will be available only through online mode. There is no admit card will be available offline or not send to any student by post. The candidates can download the admit card from the official website of JEST i.e. jest.org.in and can print the admit card. No candidate will be allowed to enter in exam center without admit card.

How to download the admit card: –

Here we are giving the points of the process of downloading the admit card of JEST 2021.

  • Open the official website of JEST on your computer or mobile.
  • Click on the admit card option which will be shown on your screen.
  • Enter all the credentials which will be asked to download the admit card such as your name and registration number.
  • Download your admit card and take a print for exam day.

Details that admit card will contain: –

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Exam date and timing
  • Exam center name and code
  • Exam center address
  • Photograph and signature of the candidate
  • Instructions related to the examination day which should be followed by every candidate.

JEST 2021 ANSWER KEY

When the examinations get over the authority will provide answer key. The answer key will be available for each set of the question paper. The answer key will be available only through the online mode on the official website in the 4th week of February 2021.

If any candidate found any discrepancy in the answer key of JEST 2021 entrance exam than the candidate can raise objection against the answer key. The last date of objection will be in the 1st week of March 2021. After that the authority will provide new answer key.

JEST RESULT 2021

In the 4th week of March 2021, the result will be announced for JEST 2021. The result will be available through online mode only. The result of JEST 2021 will contain the following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number of the candidate
  • Total marks
  • Obtained marks

How to download the result?

Here we will tell you how to download the result.

  • Go to the official website of JEST 2021.
  • Click on the result portal which is shown on your screen
  • Enter your roll number or name and date of birth/ application number and password
  • Download the result and print it for counseling session.

JEST 2021 CUT OFF

The cut off will be released after the announcement of the result. The cut off will be based on the number of candidates, difficulty level of exam, and number of seats availability.

The candidate has to secure minimum cut off marks to be eligible for admission. The candidates who will secure the marks according to cut off will be called for counseling session or interview round.

JEST 2021 COUNSELLING

After the announcement of cut off marks the counseling session will start. The authority will not organize a centralized counseling. The candidate has to reach the institute personally for counseling where they want to take the admission.

The documents to be verify at the time of admission.

  • All the qualification mark sheets
  • JEST admit card
  • JEST scorecard or result
  • Category certificate
  • Migrant certificate
  • Photograph and signature of the candidate
  • Identity proof
  • Date of birth certificate

SELECTION PROCESS IN JEST 2021

In order to get admission in various Ph. D. programs the candidates have to apply for JEST 2021. The exam will be conducted and the candidates who will qualify the JEST 2021 entrance exam and secure marks according to cut off will be called for counseling session. The candidate has to reach the institute where they want to take the admission and submit all the required documents and admission fee.

PARTICIPATING INSTITUTES IN JEST 2021

Here is list of participating institutes of JEST 2021.

  1. Homi Bhabha National Institute (HNBI), Mumbai
  2. HARISH-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad
  3. Aryabhatta Research institute of observational sciences (ARIES), NAINITAL
  4. Bose institute,Kolkata
  5. International center for theoretical sciences (ICTS), BANGALORE
  6. Indian institute of astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore
  7. Indian institute of science (IISc), BANGALORE
  8. Indian institute of science education and research (IISER), BHOPAL, KOLKATA, MOHALI, PUNE, THIRUVANATHAPURAM , TIRUPATHI,
  9. Indira Gandhi centre for atomic research (IGCAR), KALPAKKAM
  10. Indian institute of space science (IIST) , THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
  11. Institute of medical sciences (IMSc) , CHENNAI

This is the list of only few institutes. The candidates can check the complete details of institute on the official website.

JEST 2021 EXAM CENTRES

Here is the list of exam centers of JEST 2021.

  • ALIGARH
  • BHOPAL
  • AMRITSAR
  • ALLAHBD
  • AHMEDABAD
  • GOA
  • GUWAHATI
  • BHBUBHANESHWAR
  • BANGALORE
  • BARDHAMAN
  • DELHI
  • CHENNAI
  • KOZHIKODE
  • CHANDIGARH
  • KOCHI
  • GUWAHATI
  • NAGPUR
  • HYDERABAD
  • INDORE
  • KANPUR
  • JAIPUR
  • KHARAGPUR
  • KOLKATA
  • MANGALORE
  • MUMBAI
  • NAINITAL
  • PATNA
  • PUNE
  • SILCHAR
  • SILIGURI
  • RAIPUR
  • ROORKEE
  • SRINAGAR
  • TRIVANDRUM
  • UDAIPUR
  • VISHAKHAPTTANAM

CONTACT DETAILS FOR JEST 2021

Here are the contact details of JEST 2021.

E-MAIL: – www.jest.org.in

For any other detail about JEST 2021 contact us through frequently asked questions and comments.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION OF JEST 2021

Q: What is mode for application mode of JEST 2021?

A: You can apply by online mode.

Q: What is the application fee for females?

A: The application fee for female candidates is Rs. 200.

Q: Can I choose the institute by my choice?

A: Yes, you can choose the college according to your choice.

Q: Is there any age limit criteria to be eligible to give JEST 2021 exam?

A: There are no age limit criteria.

Q: What will be the mode of exam?

A: The exam will be offline mode i.e. paper-based test.

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