JEST 2020, Apply Online from November 14 for Joint Entrance Screening Test (Phd Admissions): Science & Engineering Research Board has released the official notification regarding the JEST 2020 exam. JEST is considered as a National Eligibility Test (NET). The applicants who are willing to take admission in PhD / Integrated PhD Programme in Physics or Theoretical Computer Science or Neuroscience or Computational Biology in one of the participating institutes may appear for the JEST at one of the exam centres.
JEST 2020: Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) have released the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) Exam Dates. The dates were announced on the official website i.e. serb.gov.in. Candidates can visit the website to check the notification. The JEST 2020 Exam will be held on February 16, 2020, for admission to PhD / Integrated PhD Programme in Physics or Theoretical Computer Science or Neuroscience or Computational Biology.
Eligibility criteria for JEST 2020:
Required educational qualification:
Ph D (Physics): The candidates need to possess master’s degree in Physics.
Ph D (Theoretical Computer Science at IMSc): The candidates should hold a master’s degree in Science/ Engineering or Technology in Computer Science and related streams.
Ph D (Neuroscience at NBRC): The candidates should have a master’s degree in Physics or Mathematics, apart from it, bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or master’s degree in Computer Science.
Ph D (Computational Biology at IMSc): The candidate should possess a postgraduate degree in Science/ Engineering/ Technology/ Computer Application or Science.
BSc (Physics/Mathematics): For National Institute of Science Education and Research, candidates should possess bachelor’s degree in Physics/ Engineering or Technology in Engineering Physics with 60 per cent marks and above
Integrated MSc/ MTech – PhD (Physics): For Indian Institute of Astrophysics, candidates should possess bachelor’s degree in Physics/ Mathematics/ Engineering/ Technology.
JEST 2020 Application Process Begins: November 14, 2019
JEST 2020 Application Process Ends: December 14, 2019
JEST 2020 Admit Card Release: January 22, 2020
JEST 2020 Exam Date: February: 16, 2020
JEST 2020 Result Declaration: March 2020
As per the official notification, the candidate has to pay a required fee.
General Category Male Candidates: Rs 400
General Category Female Candidates: Rs. 200
SC / ST Category Male Candidates: Rs. 200
SC / ST Category Female Candidates: Complete fee waiverJEST Admission 2019-20:
Candidates who are seeking admission into a PhD/ Integrated PhD Programme in Physics or Theoretical Computer Science or Neuroscience or Computational Biology can now fill in the JEST, Joint Entrance Screening Test Online application form. The last date to apply for JEST PhD/Integrated PhD admission 2019-20 is December 14, 2019. Candidates can fill the application form online. The exam will be conducted on February 16, 2020.
How to apply for JEST Admissions 2020
Step 1: Visit the official website of JEST, https://www.jest.org.in/
Step 2: Click on Register/login or apply
Step 3: Enter your email ID and entering the ‘security captcha’.
Step 4: After the submission of the form, candidates will be directed to the fee
Step 5: Pay the fee in online mode only
The application fee of JEST PhD/Integrated Ph. D programmes for applicants from various categories
General: Rs 400
SC/ST: Rs 200
Applicants who expect to complete their final examinations by August 2020 are also eligible to appear for the JEST 2020 exam. The syllabus of Physics and the sample papers for JEST 2020 are available on the official website of JEST.
The admit cards will be available at the JEST webpage tentatively after January 22, 2020.
Candidates are advised to get their admit card along with photo ID verification.
Science and Engineering Research Board is a statutory body under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, established by an Act of the Parliament of India in 2009.