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JEST 2023 – Detailed Eligibility Criteria


JEST Eligibility Criteria: JEST 2023 application process will be started in December 2022 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 2023, 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 2023 will be held on March 2023.

In this article, aspirants will find all the important detail regarding JEST 2023 – Joint Entrance Screening Test Eligibility Criteria 2023, Qualification Required.

JEST 2023 Detailed Eligibility Criteria

Following is the detailed criteria for JEST 2023:



Qualifications Accepted

PhD PhysicsAll affiliated institutesM.Sc. Physics
   IIAM.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 ThiruvananthapuramB.E./ B.Tech. ( in the field of applied physics or mathematics)
IUCAAM.Sc. in Physics / Electronics / Astronomy / Applied Mathematics
IPRM.Sc. in Physics/Engineering Physics/ Applied Physics
SNBNCBSM.Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/Applied Mathematics/Biophysics/Biochemistry
TIFRB.Tech. Eng. Physics
NISERM.E./M.Tech. in Applied Physics
PhD Theoretical Comp. Sc.IMSCM.Sc./ M.E. / M.Tech. in Computer Science and related disciplines
PhD NeuroscienceNBRCM.Sc (Physics/ Mathematics), B.E/ B.Tech/ M.C.An in Computer Science
PhD Computational BiologyIMScM.Sc./ M.E. / M.Tech. / MCA  in any engineering /science field
Integrated M.Sc. / M.Tech – PhD Program PhysicsSNBNCBSB.Sc. in Physics/Mathematics
IMScB.Sc. in Physics
IIAB.Sc. Physics / Mathematics  OR

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

NISERB.Sc. Physics OR

B.E./B. Tech in Engineering Physics

(Must Score a minimum of first class marks)

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

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

M.Sc. ProgramHRIB. 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 2023 is December 2022.
  • Admit cards will be made available on the official website towards the end of January 2023.

Find the detailed article here: JEST 2023 – Joint Entrance Screening Test.

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