Latest information on JEST 2020 exam with its notification, exam dates, eligibility, application form also including paper pattern, syllabus, test centres and JEST result.
Applicants seeking admission for a Ph.D / Integrated Ph.D Programme in Physics or Theoretical Computer Science in one of the Participating Institutes may appear for the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST).
Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital
Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai
Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram
The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (It is the only institution which currently offers a Ph.D. in Theoretical Computer Science)
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, TIFR, Pune
National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar
Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata
Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Indore
Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata
JEST 2020 Dates:-
JEST 2020 Date - 16th February 2020, Sunday.
M.Sc. in Physics or M.Sc. / M.E. / M.Tech. in related disciplines.
M.Sc. in Mathematics / Applied Physics / Applied Mathematics / Optics and Photonics / Instrumentation / Electronics will also be considered at IIA.
B.E. or B.Tech. will also be considered at IISc, IMSc, IUCAA, JNCASR, NCRA-TIFR RRI, IISER Mohali, IISER Pune, IISER Thiruvananthapuram and SNBNCBS.
Talented final year B.Sc. and first year M.Sc. in Physics / Electronics / Astronomy / Applied Mathematics students may also apply to be pre-selected for research scholarship at IUCAA.
MSc in Physics, Engineering Physics or Applied Physics will also be considered at IPR.
Theoretical Computer Science:-
M.Sc./ M.E. / M.Tech. / M.C.A. in Computer Science and related disciplines, and should be interested in the mathematical aspects of computer science.
Integrated M.Sc. / M.Tech - Ph.D Programme :-
At HRI, IISER-Pune, SNBNCBS, and NCRA-TIFR candidates with a Bachelor's degree will also be considered for the integrated M.Sc., Ph.D. programme in Physics.
At IMSc, graduates with Bachelor’s degree in science/ mathematics/ /statistics /computer science/information technology/Engineering will also be considered for admission in Physics and in Theoretical Computer Science, as part of an integrated Ph.D. programme. All candidates successful in the course work of this programme shall be awarded an M.Sc. degree.
At SNBNCBS, graduates with B.Sc. (Physics) / B.E. / B.Tech. degree will be considered for the integrated Post-B.Sc.-Ph.D. programme in subject areas mentioned above.
At IIA, graduates with B.Sc. (Physics / Mathematics) / B.E. / B.Tech. in Electrical / Instrumentation / Engineering Physics / Electronics and Communications / Computer Science and Engineering / Optics and Photonics will be considered.
Integrated M.Tech - Ph.D. Programme at IIA:-
Graduates with M.Sc. (Physics / Applied Physics) / Post-B.Sc. (Hons) in Optics and Optoelectronics / Radio Physics and Electronics / B.E. / B.Tech. degree in subjects mentioned above will be considered.
Integrated Ph.D. Programme at IISER, Thiruvananthapuram.
Graduates with Bachelor’s degree in Physics/Technology/Engineering will be considered for the Int. Ph.D. programme in Physics.
JEST 2020 Paper Pattern / Syllabus:-
The questions are based on the general syllabus of graduation and post-graduation level courses offered by various Indian universities and institutions.
JEST will be conducted at major cities across the country. JEST will be conducted at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Aligarh, Bangalore, Bardhaman, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nainital, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Roorkee, Sambalpur, Silchar, Siliguri, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, and Visakhapatnam.
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