JEST Selection Process 2020

Abhik Das Updated On: 27 Dec, 2019 13:29 IST

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JEST 2020 Selection Process

In order to get admission into PhD/ Integrated PhD course in Physics or Neuroscience or Theoretical Computer Science or Computational Biology which are offered by JEST participating institutes, candidates will be required to qualify the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) which is a common qualifying examination. The examination is conducted to shortlist candidates to take admission into PhD courses. Candidates who will take the entrance exam should note that there each participating institute of JEST has a different selection process/ criteria. On the basis of the result of JEST 2020, each participating institute will call the candidates who have been shortlisted for its own selection process depending on its requirements.

JEST 2020 Participating Colleges

JEST 2020 participating colleges are the colleges that will provide admission to the candidates based on 2020 JEST marks/ranks. Through Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST), aspirants who wish to study PhD/ Integrated PhD course in Physics or Neuroscience or Theoretical Computer Science or Computational Biology course may take admission into any one of the participating institutes which accept JEST score. JEST 2020 will be held on 16th February 2020 and the result of JEST 2020 is expected to be declared in the last week of March 2020 after the entrance exam has been successfully conducted.

In order to become eligible for admission in any of the participating colleges, candidates will be required to qualify the JEST 2020 examination. JEST 2020will be conducted in offline mode in different exam centres across India. Candidates must note that there are various participating institutes that accept JEST scores and on the basis of candidates’ result and cut-off, admissions into the JEST participating colleges will be given to the qualified candidates.

Important Points to Remember

Mentioned below are some of the important points that test-takers must know about the participating colleges of JEST 2020:

  • Candidates must get their detailed information such as eligibility norms, year of establishment, the number of batches passed and other relevant facilities that are offered to students before selecting the participating institutes/colleges of JEST 2020.

  • Candidates should prefer to take admission into a college/ institute with good career opportunities and a better placement cell.

  • It is important for candidates to know the cut-off marks and the final selection process of the institution where they wish to take admission.

  • For admission in the college/institute, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained by them.

  • Candidates who will not attend the final admission procedure of the college will automatically lose their candidature.

JEST 2020 Participating Institutes 

Here is a list of Institutes/Colleges which will accept JEST 2020 scores:

TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TIFR-TCIS) Hyderabad

Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT) Indore

Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, (SNBNCBS) Kolkata

Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC) Kolkata

Raman Research Institute (RRI) Bangalore

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) Kolkata

National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA-TIFR) Pune

Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc) Chennai

Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), Mumbai

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) Thiruvananthapuram

National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar

Institute of m (IOP) BhubaneswarPhysics

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) Bangalore

Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) Gandhinagar

National Brain Research Centre (NBRC) Manesar

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) Pune

Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) Kalpakkam

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore

Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad (HRI)

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupathi

International Centre for theoretical sciences (ICTS), Bangalore

Bose Institute, Kolkata

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Mumbai

UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research (UGC-DAE CSR) Indore

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