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JEST 2017

Joint Entrance Screening Test 2017 has announced. This is the entrance exam conducted to give admissions in Ph.D/ integrated Ph.D. program in physics, theoretical computer science, neuroscience or computational biology. So applicants who are interested in doing phd course can apply for this JEST 2017. For JEST application form, please visit official website

Joint Entrance Screening Test is known as JEST.  Science and Engineering Research Board will conduct this examination.  Applicants who got qualified in the exam will get the seat in the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Board and other institutions. These IISER institutions are located at various places like Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, and Thiruvananthapuram.

This examination conducts for two parts. Part A conducts for 15 questions for 3 marks and part B conducts for 10 questions for 3 marks each. Part C is conducted 25 questions for 1 mark each. For part A and B negative marking is 1 mark and for part C is the 1/3rd mark.  The examination centers are given at all major cities of the India.

Online applications are started from November 15th, 2016 and last date to submit the application is December 16th, 2016. JEST exam date 2017 is on February 19th. So interested applicants once check this JEST notification and apply immediately for the examination.

The institutions participating in this exam are ARIES, HBNI, HRI, ICTS, IGCAR, IIA, IISC, IPR, IUCAA, NBRC, PRL, RRCAT, RRI, SINP, TIFR, TCIS, and VECC. Eligibility to apply for this JEST 2017 is post graduation in the particular course. The application fee is Rs 300 for general candidates and Rs 150 for SC/ST categories.

Applicants who are interested please fill this JEST application form at official website  Candidates must have to give all details like their name, educational qualification details and pay the application fee on online.

Important dates:

Online application starts from: 15.11.2023

The last date to submit applications: 16.12.2023

Examination date: 19.02.2023

JEST 2017 Official Portal

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