JEST 2020 Exam Dates (Released), Exam Schedule – Get All Dates Here

JEST 2020JEST 2020 Exam Dates have been released with the release of notification on 18th October 2019. The exam has been held on 16th February 2020. Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) is authorized as a National Eligibility Test (NET) by the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB). It is organized to offer admission in Ph.D. and Integrated Ph.D. courses. JEST is conducted once in a year.  The exam is conducted for two subjects namely, theoretical computer science/ neuroscience/ Computational Biology & Physics. After qualifying the exam, candidates can get admission in the various institutions through its score card. Candidates can check the complete information about JEST Exam Dates 2020.

JEST Exam Dates 2020 – Released

newicon JEST 2020 Exam Dates have been released on 18th October 2019. The exam has been held on 16th February 2020. Check below for exam dates.

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The official exam dates for JEST 2020 are given in the below table:

EventsDates 2020 (Announced)
Starting of JEST online application form11th November 2019
Last date for submission of the application form14th December 2019
Availability of admit card16th January 2020
Date of exam16th February 2020
Release of Answer Key19th February 2020
Last date for objection against the answer key21st February 2020
Declaration of result & scorecard release11th March 2020
Interview begins3rd week of April 2020

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JEST 2020 Exam Schedule

Candidates those wishing to apply in JEST 2020 can fill their application form online. The filling and submission of JEST 2020 application form has been started from 11th November 2019. The last date to fill and submit the online application form was till 14th December 2019.

JEST 2020 Admit card can be downloaded through online mode from the website. Admit cards have been released on 16th January 2020. The written exam of the JEST has been conducted through offline mode on 16th February 2020.

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JEST Cut-off 2020

The JEST 2020 answer key has been released through online mode on 19th February 2020. Candidates can check the JEST 2020 result on 11th March 2020. The interview procedure will get started from third week of April 2020.

JEST 2020 Application Form

Candidates must check all the details regarding JEST 2020 Application Form from the below section:

  • Application form is available from 11th November 2019.
  • Candidates can fill their application form through online mode.
  • Candidates are advised to fill all the correct details in the application form including education, personal, communication and etc.
  • Upload your scanned passport size photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Correction facility maybe provided by the authorities.
  • Do not forget to take a printout of the filled application form for future references.

Application fee can be paid through online mode using debit card, credit card or net banking. Application fee for JEST 2020 is Rs. 400 for general category (Rs. 200 for SC/ ST/Female category candidates). ST/SC Females are exempted to pay the fee.

JEST 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to apply for examination must go through the complete JEST 2020 eligibility criteria:

  • For Ph.D. in Theoretical Computer Science at IMSc: Candidates must have completed M.Sc. /M. E. / M.Tech in Mathematics and Physics.
  • For Ph. D Physics: Candidates must pass M.Sc. degree in physics from any recognized university/ institute.
  • For Integrated Ph.D. in Computational Biology at IIMCs: Candidates must have passed MCA/ M. Tech/ M.E. / M.Sc. in Science or in any discipline with good Mathematics skill and good knowledge in Biological subjects

For any other queries related to JEST 2020 Exam Dates, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. P Padmaprasad Shenoy says:

    Applied for exam and fees Rs. 2000 paid on 28/10/2018 through Debit card

    Request for changes in email ID.

  2. Naresh kumar says:

    What is fee schedule for jest 2019

  3. Anit Raj says:

    I am 12th pass out and joying Govt polytechnic

  4. Anujit Datta says:

    What is the exam pattern for computational biology. And its eligibility.

  5. pakistan sindh says:

    I want to know about the sts exam date of jest and other information

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