JEST Syllabus 2019

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 21 Feb, 2019 14:13 IST

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JEST 2019 Syllabus

Before starting preparation for JEST 2019, candidates must know the detailed syllabus of the entrance exam. The syllabus of JEST 2019 consist of all the topics which must be covered by the candidates appearing for the entrance examination. With the help of JEST 2019 exam syllabus, candidates can get a thorough understanding of what exactly should be prepared so that they can begin with their exam preparation. The syllabus of JEST Physics have Classical Mechanics, Mathematical Methods, Electromagnetism & Optics, Quantum Mechanics, Electronics and Thermodynamics & Statistical Physics etc. Another advantage of knowing the syllabus of JEST 2019 beforehand is that aspirants can make a proper timetable and ensure that they follow it religiously in order to crack the exam.

JEST is conducted by the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) in offline mode and by qualifying this exam, candidates can get admission into the participating colleges accepting JEST score. Questions in the JEST 2019 will be asked IN English language and candidates will be required to complete the exam within 3 hours. Prior to exam preparation, we advise the aspirants preparing for the entrance exam to check the syllabus given below:

Syllabus for Classical Mechanics

Central Force Problem

Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Formulations of Mechanics

Small Oscillations and Normal Modes

Kepler Problem

Principle of Least Action

Special Relativity in Classical Mechanics

Symmetry and Conservation Laws

Generalized Coordinates

Conservation Of Energy and Momentum


Newton’s Laws


Syllabus for Mathematical Methods

Error Analysis

Elements of Probability Theory

Complex Analysis

Laplace Transforms

Vector Algebra and Vector Calculus

Elementary Properties of Discrete Groups

Fourier Series And Fourier Transforms

Linear Algebra

Special Functions

Linear Differential Equations

Curvilinear Coordinate Systems

Elements of Sturm–Liouville Theory



Syllabus for Electromagnetism & Optics

Multipole Expansion

Reflection, Refraction

Electromagnetic Waves in Dispersive And Conducting Media


Displacement Current


Diamagnetic and Paramagnetic Media

Propagation of Plane Electromagnetic Waves


Maxwell’s Equations


Energy and Momentum of Electromagnetic Fields

Boundary Value Problems

Faraday’s Law and Time Varying Fields

Electrostatics and Magnetostatics

Fields in Conducting

Syllabus for Quantum Mechanics

Unitary Transformations

Addition of Angular Momenta

Uncertainty Principle

Variational Principle

Hermitian Operators

Schrodinger Equation

Central Potentials

Hydrogen Atom

Orbital and Spin Angular Momenta

Time Independent Perturbation Theory

Time Dependent Perturbation Theory

Matrix Formulation of Quantum Theory

Syllabus for Electronics

Active Filters and Oscillators

Basics of OPAMPS and their Applications

LCR Circuits



Basics of Digital Electronics



Basics of Semiconductor

p-n Junctions

Syllabus for Thermodynamics & Statistical Physics

Harmonic Oscillators

Statistics of Paramagnetism

Black Body Radiation

Classical and Quantum Statistics

Statistical Ensembles

Classical Ideal Gas

Partition Function

Thermodynamic Potentials

Work and Heat

Fermi and Bose Gases

Elements of Kinetic Theory

Laws of Thermodynamics

Maxwell’s Relations


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