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Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) 2021 notification out: Test on 11 April & application opens on 11 Jan 2021

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New Delhi, 06 December 2020: The schedule for Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) 2021 has been announced. Online application for JEST 2021 opens from  11 January  2021 (Monday). JEST 2021 is scheduled to be held on 11 April 2021 (Sunday).

JEST is a screening test for admission to PhD and Int. PhD programme of different participating institutes  in physics and theorertical computer science / neuroscience. The JEST examination is conducted for two subjects only, namely, physics and theoretical computer science.  However, the qualifications for admission to the PhD and Int. PhD programme in various participating institutes are different.

You can appear for the JEST examination in Physics or Theoretical Computer Science but not for both.

Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) 2021 will be held in various cities across India.

Key Dates:

JEST 2021 is scheduled to be held on 11 April 2021 (Sunday).

Opening of registratins and online application for JEST 2021 – 11 January 2021 (Monday)

Last date for submitting online applications and payments for JEST 2021 is 14 February 2021

The Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) (statutory body established through an Act of Parliament) recognizes JEST as a National Eligibility Test (NET). Fellows working in SERB programmes and qualified in NET are eligible to get enhanced fellowship.

There are 32 Partcipating Institutes which use JEST score for admission into PhD and Int PhD programmes in physics and theorertical computer science / neuroscience.  Some of these are as followed:

Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital

Bose Institute

Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai

HRI (Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad)

International centre for theoretical sciences (TIFR)

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

IISER Pune

IISER Bhopal

IISER Mohali

IISER Kolkata

IISER Thiruvananthapuram

IISER Tirupati

Indian Institute of Space Science  and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram:

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore

National Brain Research Centre, Manesar

And Others.

A total number of 13,489 candidates appeared in the JEST 2020 Physics exam. Meanwhile, a total number of 717 candidates have appeared in the Jest 2020 Computer Science examination.

JEST score is valid for only one year.

For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the official website of JEST 2021.

https://www.jest.org.in/

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