The schedule for the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) has been announced by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) and the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA). To check the official schedule of the JEST 2021, aspiring candidates can browse the official website, jest.org.in.
As per the schedule, the authorities will accept applications from January 11, 2021, to February 14, 2021. Aspirants can apply online via the official website. JEST will be convened on April 11, 2021. Also, the JEST will be held at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.
JEST 2021: a Brief
JEST assesses the eligibility of candidates for admission into the PhD and Integrated PhD courses that the participating institutes offer. The applicants can apply for courses in Physics and theory-based Computer Science or Neuroscience by applying to the JEST.
Even so, the eligibility norms for admitting candidates vary among the different participating institutions. Hence, the aspirant should refer to the official website of the participating institutions where they are seeking admissions to know more about the qualifying criteria.
JEST 2021: who can apply?
Candidates who want admissions in the PhD and Integrated PhD Courses can apply to JEST. Through this entrance exam, they can apply for courses in Computational Biology / Neuroscience / Computer Science / Theoretical Computer Science / Physics that the participating colleges conduct.