JEST 2022: Application Form (Extended), Exam Dates (Out), Eligibility

JEST 2022JEST 2022 Application Form has been extended till 25th January 2022. Exam Date has been released. JEST is a national level entrance test recognized by SERB. This exam is conducted every year for the candidates seeking admission into Ph.D/ Integrated Ph.D programme in Physics or Theoretical Computer Science or Computational Biology or Neuroscience. Candidates qualifying JEST are successfully offered admission into various participating institutions like Bose Institute, IISc, IISER, IIST, NISER, etc. We have provided complete details regarding JEST 2022 application form, exam dates, eligibility, pattern, etc.

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JEST 2022 Exam Dates

Candidates can check JEST Exam dates for 2022 session in the below given table:

Events Dates 2022 (Announced)
Availability of application15th December 2021
Last date to apply25th January 2022
Last date to pay application fee25th January 2022
Release of admit card
JEST 2022 exam date13th March 2022
Availability of answer key
Last date to submit challenge/ objections against the answer key
Declaration of result
Interview process starts

JEST 2022 Application Form

To know about JEST 2022 Application Form, candidates can check details in the below given section:

  • Students can submit JEST application form through online mode.
  • The application process has been started from 15th December 2021.
  • The application process consist of various steps – Online registration, filling application details, uploading of photo and signature, payment of application fee and printing of application form.
  • Students must note that no modification in the application will be allowed after the submission of application form.
  • Last date of application submission is till 25th January 2022.
  • Candidates can make application fee payment till 25th January 2022.
  • After the successful submission of application, students receive an email which contain information application data – unique submission number and filled in data. If email not received, contact officials.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee is non-refundable.
  • Application fee can be submitted by online mode using debit/ credit cards and net banking method.
CategoryApplication Fee
ST/ SC candidatesRs.400
Female candidatesRs.400
All other candidatesRs.800
SC/ ST female candidatesExempted

JEST 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check below JEST Eligibility Criteria before filling the application form:

  • Ph.D Programme (Physics): Applying candidate must have passed M.Sc (Physics) from any recognized institute.
  • Some institutes will accept B.Tech/ M.Sc/ M.E/ M.Tech in applied Mathematics and Physics.
  • Ph.D in Theoretical Computer Science at IMSc: Candidates must have passed M.Tech/ M.E/ MCA/ M.Sc in science with good mathematical skill and interest in biological problems.
  • Ph.D in Neuroscience at NBRC: Candidates must hold computer science degree in B.Tech/ BCA/ B.E.
  • Integrated Ph.D programme in theoretical computer science at IMSc: Students must have passed B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ MCA in computer science or related disciplines.
  • Ph.D in Computational Biology at IMSc: Students must have passed MCA/ M.E/ M.Sc/ M.Tech degree with Mathematical skill and strong interest in biological problems.
  • Integrated M.Tech Ph.D at IIA: Candidates must pass M.Sc (Physics/ Applied Physics) / Post B.Sc (Hons.) in optics and optoelectronics/ electronics and radio physic.

JEST 2022 Exam Pattern

Check details related to JEST Exam Pattern in the below given section:

  • Type of Questions: There will be multiple choice questions in the paper.
  • Number of Sections: There will be three sections in the paper – A, B & C.
  • Number of Questions: There will be 15 questions in Part A; 10 questions in Part B; 25 questions in Part C.
  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper).
  • Duration of exam: 3 hours will be given to solve the paper.
  • Language of Paper: The paper will be available in English.
  • Marking Scheme: In section A and B, 3 marks will be awarded for every correct answer. In Section C, 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: In Section A, 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. 1/3 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer in Part C. There is no negative marking for wrong answer in Part B.

JEST 2022 Syllabus

JEST Syllabus 2022 will contain various general topics of graduation and post- graduation level courses offered by various Indian institutions and universities. Complete syllabus can be checked by the candidates through online mode on the website.

Candidates can prepare for the exam from various topics from Electronics, Physics, Statistical physics, mathematics, mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, etc.

JEST 2022 Preparation Tips

Students can know various JEST Preparation Tips from the below given section:

  • Check complete syllabus and exam pattern of JEST before starting your exam preparation.
  • Make a study routine and follow it properly.
  • Solve previous year papers and sample papers for practice.
  • Attempt online or offline mock tests.
  • Make short notes of important topics and revise these topics.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: JEST registrations has been started from 15th December 2021.

Answer: No, modification is not possible after final submission of the application.
Answer: No, a common examination will be conducted for different courses.
Answer: Candidates can appear in any number of times in JEST examination.
Answer: JEST application form can be filled till 18th January 2022.
Answer: There is no negative marking for wrong answer in Part B.
Answer: There is no age limit criteria prescribed to apply for JEST.
Answer: Examination will be conducted through offline (OMR) mode only.

JEST 2022 Admit Card

JEST Admit Card will be made available for downloading from third to fourth week of March 2022. Candidates can download their hall ticket through online mode from the website. The admit card contains various important details like – candidate’s name, roll number, exam date, exam time, exam centre, etc.

Candidates downloading the admit card will be required to enter their application number and password. No admit cards will be sent to the candidates through post or any other offline mode. In case of any discrepancy while downloading the admit card, students must contact officials.

JEST 2022 Answer Key

Candidates will be able to download their JEST answer key through online mode. The answer key will be released in third week of April 2022. Through answer key, students will be able to know correct answers of the questions asked in the exam.

Students can also submit objections against the released answer key with a certain fee. The authority will check and release final/ revised answer key if any mistake is found.

JEST 2022 Cut Off

JEST Cut Off can be checked by the candidates through online mode. The cut off will be made available on the website category wise. Cut Off is minimum qualifying marks which must be obtained by students in order to clear the exam and be eligible for further admission procedure.

The cut off marks are set depending upon various factors like – availability of seats, difficulty level of exam, etc.

JEST 2022 Result

Students will be able to check their JEST result through online mode. The result will be announced in last week of April 2022. Candidates will be able to check their results by entering user id and password.

The result will contain name, roll number, marks obtained, qualifying status and other details. Students will be able to download their scorecards after the release of result. Candidates must take the printout of result.

JEST 2022 Counselling

Various participating institutions will separately organize JEST Counselling. The authority will not conduct any centralised counselling for selection of candidates for final admission. Students qualifying JEST must report at the allotted institution where they want to take admission.

Also, candidates must bring their original documents/ certificates for verification procedure of admission. Without verification of documents/ certificates, students will not be allotted seats at the institution.

If you have any other query related to JEST 2022, you can ask your query in the comments section given below.

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  1. Danish says:

    Is it possible, without any degree (only have+2 result)

  2. dharanya says:

    I am studying b.sc b.ed physics integrated course.Am i eligible to apply for jest examination?

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