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JEST 2021

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 02 Jul, 2021 14:18

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About JEST 2021 (Exam Date Out)

JEST 2021 will be conducted on July 25, and the revised admit card date will be released soon. Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) is held for the candidates seeking admission in Ph.D/ Integrated Ph.D course in Physics or Neuroscience or Theoretical Computer Science or Computational Biology in any one of the participating institutes that accept JEST score. The validity of the JEST score is one year and candidates can take this entrance exam any number of times. Every year, JEST is conducted on a national level for the aspirants and is held in offline mode. It must be noted by all the aspirants that scoring rank in JEST does not confirm admission in any college accepting the exam scores. Candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria as listed by individual colleges after qualifying the entrance exam.

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JEST 2021 Result (in May)

The result of JEST 2021 will be declared within


JEST 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of JEST 2021 specifies the conditions


How to Prepare for JEST 2021

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JEST 2021 Exam Pattern

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JEST 2021 Syllabus

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JEST 2021 Best Books

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JEST Application Form 2021 (application process over)

The JEST 2021 application process began from 11th January


JEST Admit Card 2021 (Fresh Admit Cards Soon)

Candidates appearing for the JEST 2021 exam have to


JEST 2021 Answer Key

The answer key for JEST 2021 is expected to


JEST 2021 Cut-off

The cut-off of JEST 2021 will be released once


JEST 2021 Cut-off

The cut-off of JEST 2021 will be released once


JEST 2021- Participating universities

There are various popular institutes in India that accept


JEST 2021 Selection Process

In order to get admission into PhD/ Integrated PhD


Know best colleges you can get with your JEST score

JEST Conducting Body

The Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) (statutory body established through an Act of Parliament) is the conducting authority of JEST. The board supports basic research in emerging areas of Science & Engineering. SERB also provides financial assistance to persons engaged in research, academic institutions, industrial concerns, research and development laboratories, and other agencies of research. The Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) aims to raise the quality and footprint of Indian science and engineering to the highest global levels in an accelerated mode. SERB stimulates the search for new knowledge and aims bring social and economic change by supporting relevant, competitive and quality scientific research and development.

JEST 2021 Important Dates

All the important JEST 2021 test dates are as follows -



JEST 2021 Online Application Form Availability

11th January 2021 onwards

Last Date to Submit the JEST 2021 Application Form

19th February 2021

Last Date to Submit JEST 2021 Application Fee22nd February 2021 (till 5 PM)

Availability of JEST 2021 Admit card

To be Notified

JEST 2021 Exam Date

July 25, 2021

JEST 2021 Answer Key Release Date


Last date to Submit Objection regarding JEST 2021 Answer key


Declaration of JEST 2021 Result


Interview starts


JEST 2021 Exam Centres

Following are the exam centres where the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) will be conducted: 

  • Ahmedabad

  • Aligarh

  • Allahabad

  • Amritsar

  • Bangalore

  • Bardhaman

  • Bhopal

  • Bhubaneswar

  • Kozhikode

  • Chandigarh

  • Chennai

  • Delhi

  • Goa

  • Guwhati

  • Hyderabad

  • Indore

  • Jaipur

  • Kanpur

  • Kharagpur

  • Kochi

  • Kolkata

  • Madurai

  • Mangalore

  • Mumbai

  • Nagpur

  • Nainital

  • Patna

  • Pune

  • Raipur

  • Roorkee

  • Sambalpur

  • Silchar

  • Siliguri

  • Srinagar

  • Trivandrum

  • Udaipur

  • Vijayawada (subject to availability)

  • Vishakhapatnam

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram


Important Dates

JEST 2021 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 11 Jan to 19 Feb, 2021
Exam Date 25 Jul, 2021

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