The JEST exam is a national eligibility test. It also approved by the Science & Engineering Research Board. This exam is a Joint Entrance Screening Test. It takes place at the national level for the candidates. This exam is for getting the eligibility standard to opt for the research programs at various premier research institutes of the country. Thus the candidates from the entire country can apply for the JEST 2020 exam. The candidates will also get the latest details of the JEST 2020 exam from this article.
JEST 2020 Application Forms
The Joint Entrance Screening Test is a national eligibility test for the candidates. Through this exam, the candidates will get the eligibility status to apply for the admissions in the PhD level courses. These courses will be in the Science & Engineering streams. So we advise the candidates to read all the basic & advanced information regarding the exam from this article. They can also contact us for further details of the exam via the comment section.
JEST 2020 Details
The Official website for the JEST exam will provide the application forms for the candidates to apply for the exam. They also have to look for the eligibility standards before applying for the exam. The authority will not accept the application forms which will not be according to the eligibility standards of the authority. The candidates will get the application forms to apply for this exam in the month of November 2019. The candidates should also check the eligibility standards to apply for this exam.
- The general & OBC categories have to pay INR 300 as the application fees for this exam.
- The candidates of reserved category & women candidates have to pay INR 150 as application fees for this exam.
JEST 2020 Eligibility Standards
|Course||Pre-requisites for the exam|
|PhD Physics||MSc (physics), BE, B.Tech, M.Sc, M.E, M.Tech in Applied Physics and Mathematics can apply for this course.|
|PhD in Theoretical Computer Science at IMSc||M.Sc, ME, M.Tech in Computer Science can apply for this exam|
|PhD in Neuroscience at NBRC||M.Sc (Physics or Math), BE, B.Tech, MCA in Computer Science can apply for this exam.|
|PhD in Computational Biology at IMSc||M.Sc, ME, M.Tech, MCA can apply for this exam|
|Integrated M.Sc & M.Tech – PhD Program||B. Sc (Physics or Math).|
For admission to NISER, B.Sc (Physics) or BE, B.Tech in Engineering Physics.
For admission to IIA, B.Sc (Physics or Math), BE, B.Tech in EEE, ECE, EP, Optics
B.Sc (Physics) can apply for admission at IISER-Pune, ICTS-TIFR, NCRA-TIFR, and TIFR-TCIS.
|Integrated PhD in Theoretical Computer Science at IMSc||B.Sc (Physics or Math), BE, B.Tech, MCA in Computer Science can apply for this exam.|
|Integrated M.Tech – PhD at IIA||M.Sc (Physics or Applied Physics), Post-B.Sc (Hons) in Optics and Optoelectronics or Radio Physics and Electronics can apply for this exam.|
|Integrated PhD at IISER||M.Sc (Physics), BE, B.Tech can apply for this exam.|
The candidates have to follow these eligibilities standards to apply for this exam.
JEST 2020 Important Dates
|Sr no.||Event||Important Dates (Tentative)|
|1||Application form submission will start on||10th December 2019|
|2||Application form submission will end on||15th December 2019|
|3||Availability of the admit card||20th January 2020|
|4||Examination date for the JEST 2020||17th February 2020|
|5||Declaration of Results||March 2020|
This is a tentative schedule for the availability of the application forms & other activities of the exam.
JEST 2020 Exam Pattern
- The exam will take place on the OMR sheet ie in offline mode.
- Candidates have to complete the exam in 180 minutes.
- The exam will have two parts such as part one and part two having twenty-five questions each.
- In section 1 of the exam, each question will be of three marks and Whereas in section 2 of exam each question will be of one mark each.
JEST 2020 Admit Card
The authority will provide the Admit card on the official website of the authority. The admit card will have all the details of the exam & the candidate. Candidates should carry the admit card at the exam venue. The officials on the exam duty will check the admit card of the candidates in the exam. So the candidates should download the Admit card for the exam from the official website of the authority.
JEST 2020 Exam Centres
The list of centres is official centre list. So the candidates will get the exam centres from these exam centres.
JEST 2020 Result
The authority will provide the Result on the official website of the authority. The Result will have all the details of the Scores & the candidate. Candidates should carry the Result at the Counselling venue. The officials at the Counselling venue will check the admit card & result of the candidates in the Counselling. So the candidates should download the result using the Admit card for the exam from the official website of the authority.
JEST 2020 Counselling Sessions
The participating institutes will conduct the counselling sessions for the admissions of the candidates. In these counselling sessions, the institutes will select the candidates purely on the basis of the scores of exam & performance in the counselling sessions.
How to apply for JEST 2020
- The candidates have to open the official website.
- They have to click on the application form section of the exam.
- Now they have to fill the application form & select the course.
- Submit the application fees & secure the copies of the application form.