• Last date for submission of online applications and payment of application fee is extended up to  February 01, 2022.
  • JEST-2022 examination is scheduled to be held on Sunday, March 13, 2022.
  • Online registration and application portal is open.

Applicants seeking admission  for a Ph.D / Integrated Ph.D Programme in Physics or Theoretical Computer Science or Neuroscience or Computational Biology in  one  of the Participating Institutes may appear for JEST-2022 at one of the Exam Centers.

The Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) (statutory body established through an Act of Parliament) recognizes JEST as a National Eligibility Test (NET) in their office Memo vide OM No.SB/S9/Z-01/2015.  Fellows working in SERB programmes and qualified in NET are eligible to get enhanced fellowship.

Participating Institutes have their own eligibility criteria for admission in Ph.D / Integrated Ph.D programs. Applicants who are expecting to complete their final examinations of their ongoing course by August 2022 are also eligible to appear for the JEST-2022.

Applicants must register online, apply through the application portal and pay an examination fee to appear for JEST-2022.