JEST Physics Result declared

JEST Physics Result – The Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) result is out and the same is available on the official website, The JEST was held on February 17, 2019. The candidates who had appeared for this test can visit the official website and check their results. As per the India Today report, a total of 13,397 candidates wrote the examination. Citing the official notification the report said that 398 out of 6,654 candidates obtained qualifying 35 marks for admission to MSc or Integrated PhD degree and 692 out of 7,283 candidates have obtained qualifying marks (32) for admission to the PhD program.

Steps to download

  • Visit the official website,
  • On the home page, log-in using the user ID
  • The result will appear on the screen
  • Candidates can download the result
  • Take a print out for future reference
  • JEST score is valid for a year
  • JEST is considered as a National Eligibility Test (NET)

The applicants who are willing to take admission in PhD / Integrated PhD Programme in Physics or Theoretical Computer Science or Neuroscience or Computational Biology in one of the participating institutes may appear for the JEST at one of the exam centres.


Listed below are tentative eligibility criteria of admission to M.Sc, PhD, and Integrated / M.Sc / M.Tech. – PhD programs in the participating institutes:

  • D. Programme
  • Physics
  • Sc. in Physics (all participating Institutes)

Additionally, some institutes accept B.E. / B.Tech. / M.Sc. / M.E. / M.Tech., in disciplines of Applied Physics and Mathematics, as listed below:

  • Sc. in Mathematics / Applied Physics / Applied Mathematics / Optics and Photonics / Instrumentation / Electronics will also be considered at IIA
  • E. or B.Tech. will be considered at IISc, IMSc, ICTS-TIFR, IUCAA, JNCASR, NCRA-TIFR, TIFR-TCIS, RRI, IISER Mohali, IISER Pune, IISER Thiruvananthapuram
  • Sc. in Physics / Electronics / Astronomy / Applied Mathematics will be considered at IUCAA
  • MSc in Physics, Engineering Physics or Applied Physics will also be considered at IPR
  • Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Biophysics or Biochemistry will be considered at SNBNCBS
  • Tech Eng. Phys.will be considered at TIFR
  • E./ M.Tech in Applied Physics will be considered at NISER

Theoretical Computer Science at IMSc

  • Sc./ M.E. / M.Tech. in Computer Science and related disciplines, and should be interested in the mathematical aspects of computer science

Ph D in Neuroscience at NBRC

  • Sc (Physics/ Mathematics), B.E/ B.Tech/ M.C.An in Computer Science

Ph D in Computational Biology at IMSc

  • Sc./ M.E. / M.Tech. / MCA in any engineering or science discipline, with good mathematical skills and a strong interest in biological problems

Integrated M.Sc. / M.Tech – Ph.D Program (Physics)

  • Sc. (Physics / Mathematics) will be considered at SNBNCBS
  • Sc. (Physics) will be considered at IMSc
  • Sc. (Physics / Mathematics) / B.E. / B.Tech. in Electrical / Instrumentation / Engineering Physics / Electronics and Communications / Computer, Science and Engineering / Optics and Photonics will be considered in IIA
  • Sc (Physics) or B.E./B. Tech in Engineering Physics, with a minimum of first class marks, will be considered at NISER
  • Sc. (Physics) will be considered at IISER-Pune, ICTS-TIFR, NCRA-TIFR, and TIFR-TCIS
  • Sc. (Physics / Mathematics) / B.E. / B.Tec. will be considered for Integrated M.Sc – PhD at Bose Institute

Integrated PhD Program in Theoretical Computer Science at IMSc

  • Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.C.A. in Computer Science or related disciplines and should be interested in the mathematical aspects of computer science

Integrated M.Tech – PhD. Program at IIA

  • Sc. (Physics / Applied Physics) / Post-B.Sc. (Hons) in Optics and Optoelectronics / Radio Physics and Electronics

Integrated PhD. The program at IISER IISER Thiruvananthapuram

  • Sc. (Physics) or B.E. / B. Tech. in any discipline.
  1. Sc. Programme at HRI
  • Sc. (Physics) or B.E./B.Tech. degree in any discipline
  • HRI is starting a new M.Sc. programme in Physics from 2017
  • The Integrated PhD programme in Physics at HRI is discontinued from 2017

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