JEST 2021: Admit Card, Exam Dates and Syllabus (Latest Update)

JEST 2021 Admit Card Released

JEST 2021 admit card, Exam dates and pattern has been declared on 13th July 2021. It will be conducted by SERB (Science and Engineering Research Board). It offers admissions in Ph.D. and integrated Ph.D. courses in Physics or theoretical computer sciences, neuroscience or computational biology.

JEST 2021 Important Dates and Events

Some important dates are given below:


Dates 2021 

Starting date for filling the application forms

11th of January 2021

Last date to submit application forms

19th of February 2021

Last date for payment

22nd of February 2021

Availability of admit card

14th of July 2021

JEST 2021 exam date


answer key declaration

July/ August 2021

Last date to submit objections against the answer key

August 2021

Announcement of result

August 2021

Interview starts

August 2021

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JEST 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • Ph.D. applicant must have Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) in physics from a recognized institute.
  • M.Tech/ B.Tech. /M.Sc./ M.E. in applied physics and mathematics is also acceptable in some institutes.
  • Ph.D. in neuroscience at NBRC: Candidates must have computer science degree and passed B.E. / B.Tech. / BCA.
  • Ph.D. in theoretical computer science at IMSc: Candidates must have master’s degree and passed M.Sc. / M.Tech. / M.E. /MCA. Mathematical interest and knowledge of biological problems is also necessary.
  • Integrated Ph.D. Program in Theoretical computer science at IMSc: Candidates should have cleared B. Tech. / B. E. / B. Sc. / MCA in computer science and relative subject.
  • Integrated M.Tech, Ph.D. at IIA:  Candidates should be M.Sc. (physics/ applied physics)/ Post B.Sc. (Hons.) in optics and optoelectronics/ radio physics and electronics.

JEST 2021 Admit Card

All the candidates can download the admit card from 14th July 2021 by using Application ID and Password. It must be required for all the candidates to check all the details mentioned on the admit card and carry JEST admit card on the examination day.

JEST 2021 Exam pattern and Syllabus

Mode of Examination: Pen and Paper based (Offline mode).

Types of Questions: Objective type (MCQs).

Language: English only.

Sections:Three sections are there – Part A, Part B, Part C.

Time Duration: 3 Hours

Marking Pattern:

  • Part A and Part B- 3 marks each correct answer and
  • Part C- 1 mark for each correct answer.

Negative Marking

  • Part A- 1 mark will be deducted and
  • Part C- 1/3 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer
  • Part B- No negative marking

All the candidates must check the exam pattern that is given below:


Number of Question

Part A


Part B


Part C



JEST examination will contain the questions of graduation and post graduation level. It will contain the topics from physics, electronics, mechanics, mathematics, statistical physics, quantum mechanics, electromagnetism, etc.

JEST 2021 Exam Result

The result for JEST 2021 will be declared in August 2021. The result can be checked by the candidates by entering login details like valid user ID and valid password. It will be releasedvia only online mode.

JEST 2021 Cut-Off List

JEST cutoff list will be declared in online mode. Authority will release the cut off list after some days of examination. On the basis of availability of seats, difficulty level of examination etc. cut off will be released. The candidates will be called for counselling on the basis of cut off marks.

JEST 2021 Counseling

Different institutes will conduct JEST counseling. There is no provision of centralized counseling. Candidates should visit their selected college for the admission.

Candidates should have their original documents with them for verification process. No seat will be allotted to any candidate without verification. For the verification there are some important documents are required:

  • Passing mark sheets and certificates.
  • JEST 2021 admit card.
  • JEST 2021 score card.
  • Migration Certificate.
  • Passport size photograph.
  • Category Certificate. Etc.

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