JEST 2016 Notification Online Apply

JEST 2016 Notification

JEST 2016 Notification was published online and online applications are inviting from the 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.

Qualifying in Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) 2016 does not entitle an applicant to get a Research Fellowship. Using the JEST results, each institute will call a limited number of candidates for further selection depending on their requirements. The Jest 2016 notification, Online apply registration, Fee and eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

JEST 2016:

The Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) (statutory body established through an Act of Parliament) recognized JEST as a National Eligibility Test for their sponsored programmes/projects vide their Office Memo No. SB/S9/Z-01/2015.

JEST 2016 Eligibility:

The eligibility criteria is BSc. for Integrated Phd. and MSc. for Phd. programmes. Students in the final year of these courses are also eligible to appear for JEST 2016. Additionally in some institutions B.Tech./B.E/M.E/M.Tech/4 year B.S. may also be eligible for Phd/Int-Phd programmes.

Participating Institutes have their own eligibility criteria. Applicants who are expected to complete their final examinations by August of each year are also eligible to appear for the JEST exam of that year. Please check the websites of individual institutions for further details.

JEST 2016 Exam centers:

The JEST 2016 will be held on 21.02.2016, Sunday, from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m at the following centers:

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Aligarh, Bangalore, Bardhaman, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Indore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Kochi, Madurai, Mumbai, Nainital, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Roorkee, Sambalpur, Silchar, Siliguri, Srinagar,  Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, and Visakhapatnam.

JEST 2016 Online Application:

Applications for JEST- 2016 can be submitted ON-LINE ONLY. Online applications are invited for Jest-2016 which are available at

  • Jest 2016 Online apply started from 16.11.2015.
  • Last date for online applications and payments is 10.12.2015.
  • JEST 2016 will be held on Sunday, February 21, 2016.

Other forms (email or postal) of applications are not accepted. Applicants must pay an application fee and register to appear for the exam.  Application Fee : Rs. 300/- (Rs150/- for SC/ST)

For detailed information about JEST 2016 visit official web site. Download JEST 2016 Poster or Apply online from below URLS.

JEST 2016 website

JEST 2016 Poster

Jest 2016 Online application & Procedure