JEST 2021 Application Form (OUT) @ Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Syllabus & Exam Pattern

JEST 2021 Application Form @ The Official Notification for JEST 2021 has released in January 2021. JSET 2021 Application form Registration Started on 11th January 2021. The Last date to Submit the JEST Application 2021 online is 14th February 2021. The JEST 2021 Exam is scheduled to be conducted on 11th April 2021. So all the Candidates who want to Apply JEST 2021 should apply before the last 14th April 2021.  Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) is conducting JEST 2021 every year to provide admission into Ph.D. and integrated Ph.D. courses in physics or theoretical computer science and or neuroscience or computational biology. Here on this page, The Candidates can get the Complete details regarding the JEST 2021 Application Form, JEST Registration, JEST 2021 Exam Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Syllabus & Exam Pattern. Check the details and Apply Now.

JEST 2021 Application Form is available till 14th February 2021 on its Official website @ Apply before the last here

Highlights of JEST 2021 Exam

Name of the conducting body Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
Name of the Exam JEST 2021
Starting of application form 11th January 2021
Last date to submit the application  14th February 2021 
JEST 2021 Exam Date 11th April 2021 
Official Website

Eligibility Criteria for JEST 2021

  • Listed below are tentative eligibility criteria of admission to M.Sc, Ph.D, and Integrated / M.Sc / M.Tech. – Ph.D programs in the participating institutes.

Ph.D. Program

  • M.Sc. in Physics (all participating Institutes).

Additionally, some institutes accept B.E. / B.Tech. / M.Sc. / M.E. / M.Tech. in disciplines of Applied Physics and Mathematics, as listed below.

  • M.Sc. in Mathematics / Applied Physics / Applied Mathematics / Optics and Photonics / Instrumentation / Electronics will also be considered at IIA.
  • B.E. or B.Tech. will be considered at IISc, IMSc, ICTS-TIFR, IUCAA, JNCASR, NCRA-TIFR, TIFR-TCIS, RRI, IISER Mohali, IISER Pune, IISER Thiruvananthapuram.
  • M.Sc. in Physics / Electronics / Astronomy / Applied Mathematics will be considered at  IUCAA.
  • MSc in Physics, Engineering Physics or Applied Physics will also be considered at IPR.
  • M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Biophysics or Biochemistry will be considered at SNBNCBS.
  • B.Tech Eng. Phys. will be considered at TIFR.
  • M.E./ M.Tech in Applied Physics will be considered at NISER.

Theoretical Computer Science at IMSc

  • M.Sc./ M.E. / M.Tech. in Computer Science and related disciplines, and should be interested in the mathematical aspects of computer science.

Ph D in Neuroscience at NBRC

  • M.Sc (Physics/ Mathematics), B.E/ B.Tech/ M.C.A in Computer Science

Ph D in Computational Biology at IMSc

  • M.Sc./ M.E. / M.Tech. ​/ MCA  ​in any engineering or science discipline, with good mathematical skills and strong interest in biological problems.

Integrated M.Sc. / M.Tech – Ph.D Programme (Physics)

  • B. Sc. (Physics / Mathematics) will be considered at SNBNCBS.
  • B. Sc. (Physics) will be considered at IMSc.
  • B.Sc. (Physics / Mathematics) / B.E. / B.Tech. in Electrical / Instrumentation / Engineering Physics / Electronics and Communications / Computer Science and Engineering / Optics and Photonics will be considered in IIA.
  • B.Sc (Physics) or B.E./B. Tech in Engineering Physics, with a minimum of first-class marks, will be considered at NISER.
  • B.Sc. (Physics) will be considered at IISER-Pune, ICTS-TIFR, NCRA-TIFR, and TIFR-TCIS.
  • B. Sc. (Physics / Mathematics) / B.E. / B.Tec. will be considered for Integrated M.Sc – PhD at Bose Institute.

Integrated Ph.D. Programme in Theoretical Computer Science at IMSc

  • B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.C.A. in Computer Science or related disciplines and should be interested in the mathematical aspects of computer science.

Integrated M.Tech – Ph.D. Program at IIA

  • M.Sc. (Physics / Applied Physics) / Post-B.Sc. (Hons) in Optics and Optoelectronics / Radio Physics and Electronics.

Integrated Ph.D. Program at IISER IISER. Thiruvananthapuram.

  • B. Sc. (Physics) or B.E. / B. Tech. in any discipline.

M. Sc. Programme at HRI.

  • B. Sc. (Physics) or B.E./B.Tech. degree in any discipline
  • HRI is starting a new M.Sc. program in Physics in 2017. The Integrated Ph.D. program in Physics at HRI is discontinued from 2017.

Application Fee

  • An Application Fee of Rs. 400 (Rs 200 for SC/ST, Female applicants ONLY) is required to be paid along with the application which can be paid online using Debit/Credit cards and Net-banking. Payment by any other mode will NOT be accepted. Please check the Available Payment Options and Transaction Charges
  • Application Fee is waived for FEMALE applicants belonging to SC/ST.  They need not pay the application fee.
  • Please go through the refund policy (new tab) before paying the application fee.
  • The payment of the fee will imply your agreement with the stated refund policies.

How to Apply JEST 2021 Application Form Online

  1. Register yourself before you login.
  2. It is assumed that you already have an email-id.
  3. To register, the candidate has to click on the “Create New Account” link on the Homepage.
  4. You will receive an email with your account information after registering with a valid email id. Follow the instructions given in the email for resetting your password and further login.
  5. Login to the JEST homepage with your username (your email-id) and password. Fill the form and save it, or, modify an already saved form.  Press the “Submit Application” button ONLY when you have inserted and checked all the mandatory entries.
  6. Upload jpg files of your Passport size photo and scanned signature.
  7. Pay the application fee online using SBI Epay. Please check the FAQ for details of the payment process.
  8. After ON-LINE submission of the application form and successful e-payment of the application fee, your submission procedure will be considered complete. NO modification will be allowed after this.

Check JEST 2021 Exam Dates

Events Dates 
Starting of application form 11th January 2021
Last date to submit the application 14th February 2021 
Admit Card After 25th March 2021
JEST 2021 Exam Date 11th April 2021 
Answer Key 3rd week of April 2021
JEST 2021 Result Date Last week of April 2021
Interview Dates May 2021

Important Links for JEST 2021

JEST Official Website

JEST 2021 Notification PDF

Click here For JEST 2021 Registration

Click Here for the JEST 2021 Application Form 

JEST 2021 – Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Is JEST 2021 Notification Released?

JEST 2021 Notification Released in January 2021

What is the Last date for JEST Application Form 2021?

The Last date for the JEST 2021 Application is 14th February 2021

What is the JEST 2021 Exam Date?

JEST 2021 Exam is scheduled to be conducted on 11th April 2021

Where can I Download the JEST Application Form 2021?

You can Apply JEST 2021 Application Form @ and

Whst is the JEST 2021 Application Fee?

The Application Fee is Rs. 400/- (Rs 200/- for SC/ST, Female applicants ONLY)
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