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JEST 2023 - Exam Date, Notification, Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 22 Aug, 2022 11:09

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About JEST 2023

JEST 2023 notification is expected to be released in January 2023. The registration will commence soon after the notification is out. The exam is likely to be held in April 2023. The exact JEST 2023 exam schedule will be shared on this page as soon as it is announced.

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 for the entrance exam.

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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 2023 Important Dates

All the important JEST 2023 test dates are as follows -



JEST 2023 Online Application Form Availability

January 2023

Last Date to Submit the JEST 2023 Application Form

February 2023

Last Date to Submit JEST 2023 Application Fee

February 2023

Changes in Application Form

February 2023

Availability of JEST 2023 Admit card

March 2023

JEST 2023 Exam Date

March 2023

JEST 2023 Answer Key Release Date

March 2023

Revised JEST 2023 Answer Key

April 2023

Declaration of JEST 2023 Result

April 2023

List of Shortlisted Candidates

April 2023

Interview for PhD starts

June 2023

JEST 2023 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

  • Guwahati

  • Hyderabad

  • Indore

  • Jaipur

  • Kanpur

  • Kharagpur

  • Kochi

  • Kolkata

  • Madurai

  • Mangalore

  • Mumbai

  • Nagpur

  • Nainital

  • Patna

  • Pune

  • Raipur

  • Roorkee

  • Sambalpur

  • Silchar

  • Siliguri

  • Srinagar

  • Trivandrum

  • Udaipur

  • Vishakhapatnam

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram


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Related Questions

how many institutes accepts jest marks

-Debashish mallickUpdated on February 03, 2022 01:36 PM
  • 1 Answer
Lam Vijaykanth, Student / Alumni

Dear Student

There are 12 Institutions, which accept the JEST 2022 Score.

Click on the link to know more about Participating Institutions of JEST 2022


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