JEST 2022 – Detailed Eligibility Criteria

jestJEST 2022 application process has been started from 15 December 2021 and only eligible candidates can participate.

As it is a national-level exam for various institutes, every institute has a differing eligibility criterion.

Qualifications required besides the JEST scorecard for various institutes are given in the article below.

JEST 2022, also known as the Joint Entrance Screening Test is held for admission into various Ph.D. programs as well as integrated Ph.D. programs in the stream of Physics and Computer Science throughout the country.

JEST score is valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of results.

JEST 2022 will be held on 13 March 2022.

In this article, aspirants will find all the important detail regarding JEST 2022 – Joint Entrance Screening Test Eligibility Criteria 2022, Qualification Required.

JEST 2022 Detailed Eligibility Criteria

Following is the detailed criteria for JEST 2022:



Qualifications Accepted

PhD Physics All affiliated institutes M.Sc. Physics
   IIA M.Sc. in Mathematics / Applied Physics / Applied Mathematics / Optics and Photonics / Instrumentation / Electronics
IISc, IMSc, ICTS-TIFR, IUCAA, JNCASR, NCRA-TIFR, TIFR-TCIS, RRI, IISER Mohali, IISER Pune, IISER Thiruvananthapuram B.E./ B.Tech. ( in the field of applied physics or mathematics)
IUCAA M.Sc. in Physics / Electronics / Astronomy / Applied Mathematics
IPR M.Sc. in Physics/Engineering Physics/ Applied Physics
SNBNCBS M.Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/Applied Mathematics/Biophysics/Biochemistry
TIFR B.Tech. Eng. Physics
NISER M.E./M.Tech. in Applied Physics
PhD Theoretical Comp. Sc. IMSC M.Sc./ M.E. / M.Tech. in Computer Science and related disciplines
PhD Neuroscience NBRC M.Sc (Physics/ Mathematics), B.E/ B.Tech/ M.C.An in Computer Science
PhD Computational Biology IMSc M.Sc./ M.E. / M.Tech. / MCA  in any engineering /science field
Integrated M.Sc. / M.Tech – PhD Program Physics SNBNCBS B.Sc. in Physics/Mathematics
IMSc B.Sc. in Physics
IIA B.Sc. Physics / Mathematics  OR

B.E. / B.Tech. in Electrical / Instrumentation / Engineering Physics / Electronics and Communications / Computer Science and Engineering / Optics and Photonics

NISER B.Sc. Physics OR

B.E./B. Tech in Engineering Physics

(Must Score a minimum of first class marks)

BOSE Institute B. Sc. (Physics / Mathematics) / B.E. / B.Tech.
Integrated Ph.D. Program in Theoretical Computer Sc. IMSc B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.C.A. in Computer Science or related disciplines
Integrated M.Tech – Ph.D. Program IIA M.Sc. (Physics / Applied Physics) / Post-B.Sc. (Hons) in Optics and Optoelectronics / Radio Physics and Electronics.
Integrated Ph.D. Program  IISER, Thiruvananthapuram B.Sc. in Physics OR

B.E./B.Tech ( any discipline)

M.Sc. Program HRI B. Sc. (Physics) or B.E./B.Tech. degree in any discipline

Other Important Details

  • There are no age criteria as such for giving the JEST examination.
  • The last date for application for JEST 2022 is December 2021.
  • Admit cards will be made available on the official website towards the end of January 2022.

Find the detailed article here: JEST 2022 – Joint Entrance Screening Test.

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