JEST- 2013: JEST for Ph.D admission in VECC, SINP and SNBNCBS Kolkata

Interested to join VECC, SINP and SNBNCBS Kolkata? If yes, you have to qualify JEST 2013 exam. Check this article to know more about JEST 2013 participating institutes and schedule, how to apply for JEST 2013?, eligibility criteria, JEST 2013 Kolkata centers, JEST 2013 exam date and time, website of JEST, exam centers, JEST 2013 results and many more!

JEST 2013 also known as the Joint Entrance Screening Test 2013 is organized for candidates seeking admissions to a Ph.D/ integrated Ph.D programmes in Theoretical Computer Science/ Physics in any of the following participating institutes of India. That means those appearing in JEST 2013 have to qualify the exam for getting admission in the top Indian institutes. For more details, check out the JEST 2013 participating institutes.

List of JEST 2013 participating institutes in Kolkata and India

Below are mentioned JEST 2013 participating institutes all over India.
  • VECC(Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre) Kolkata
  • PRL(Physical Research Laboratory) Ahmedabad
  • IISC(Indian Institute of Science) Bangalore
  • IISER(Indian Institute of Science Edcuation and Research) Mohali
  • IISER(Indian Institute of Science Education and Research) Thiruvananthapuram
  • NCRA-TIFR(National Centre for Radio Astrophysics- TIFR) Pune
  • RRCAT(Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology) Indore
  • SNBNCBS(Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre fro Basic Sciences) Kolkata
  • IOP(Institute of Physics) Bhubaneswar
  • SINP(Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics) Kolkata
  • IMSC(Institute of Mathematical Sciences) Chennai
  • JNCASR(Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research) Bangalore
  • IUCAA(Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics) Pune
  • IGCAR(Indira Gandhi Centre fro Atomic Research) Kalpakkam
  • HRI(Harish Chandra Research Institute) Allahabad
  • HBNI(Homi Bhaba National Institute) Mumbai
  • ARIES(Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences) Nainital
  • IIA(Indian Institute of Astrophysics) Bangalore
  • IISER(Indian Institute of Science Education and Research) Pune
  • IPR(Institute of Plasma Research) Gandhinagar
  • NISER(National Institute of Science Education and Research) Bhubaneswar
  • RRI(Raman Research Institute) Bangalore
  • UGC DAE- CSR(UGC DAE- CSR(Consortium for Scientific Research) Indore

JEST 2013 date and time is 17 February 2013 at 10:00 AM. Interested candidates who wish to seek admission in Ph.D/ integrated Ph.D programme in Theoretical Computer Science/Physics through JEST 2013 should apply through the official website of JEST mentioned below.

JEST website:

JEST 2013 eligiblity criteria

Here you will get all information regarding the eligibility criteria for all institutes participating in JEST 2013.
JEST 2013 eligibility for intergrated Ph.D programme at IISER Trivandrum
  • Candidates with bachelors degree in Technology/Physics/Engineering are eligible to apply for integrated Ph.D programme in Physics at IISER Trivandrum

JEST 2013 eligibility for integrated M.Tech- Ph.D programme in IIA
  • For the integrated M.Tech/Ph.D programme in IIA, candidates with M.Sc(Applied Physics/Physics)/ post B.Sc Hons in Optics and Optoelectronics / Electronics and Radio Physics / B.Tech / BE degree will be considered

Eligibility for Ph.D programme in Physics
  • M.Sc Physics or ME/M.Sc/M.Tech in related disciplines
  • For Ph.D programme in Physics at IPR, candidates with M.Sc in Physics, Engineering Physics or Applied Physics are considered
  • For Ph.D programme in Physics at IIA, candidates with M.Sc in Applied Physics/ Mathematics/ Electronics/Instrumentation/ Applied Mathematics/Optics and Photonics are considered
  • Eligibility for Ph.D programme in Physics at SNBNCBS,JNCASR, IISC, IMSC, IUCAA, IISER(Mohali, Pune, Trivandrum), NCRA TIFR RRI, courses in BE or B.Tech will also be considered
  • To be pre-selected for research scholarship at IUCAA, talented final year B.Sc students and first year M.Sc Electronics/Physics/Applied Mathematics/Astronomy students can also apply

JEST 2013 eligibility for integrated M.Sc/M.Tech- Ph.D programme
  • For integrated M.Sc/M.Tech- Ph.D programme at IIA, graduates with BE/B.Sc(Mathematics/Physics)/B.Tech in Engineering Physics/Instrumentation/Electrical/Computer Science and Engineering/Optics and Photonics/Electronics and Communication will be considered
  • Eligibility for integrated M.Sc/M.Tech- Ph.D programme at SNBNCBS, IISER-Pune, HRI, NCRA-TIFR, students with a bachelor's degree will also be considered
  • For integrated M.Sc/M.Tech- Ph.D programme at SNBNCBS, graduates with a BE/B.Sc(Physics)/B.Tech degree will be considered
  • If you are trying at IMSc, students having bachelors degree in Computer Science/Mathematics/Science/Statistics/Engineering/Information Technology will be considered

JEST 2013 exam centers

For JEST 2013, there will be multiple test centers at Delhi and Kolkata. But the exam centers of Agartala and Varanasi still needs to be confirmed. The 2013 JEST exam centers include Ahmedabad, Aligar, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bangalore, Bardhaman, Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Guwhati, Goa, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Madurai, Nainital, Nagpur, Pune, Patna, Roorkee, Raipur, Sambalpur, Silchar, Siliguri, Srinagar,Udaipur, Trivandrum and Vishakapatnam.

JEST 2013 important dates

  • JEST 2013 date: 17 February 2013
  • Last date for online form submission of JEST 2013: 10 December 2012
  • Date of declaring JEST 2013 results: March 2013


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