JEST 2019 -Online registrations begin from November 10, 2018

JEST 2019 – The online registration process for the forthcoming JEST entrance examination will commence on its official website soon. Candidates who wish to apply for the same can visit and initiate the process of applying, newx reported. All the candidates who are interested in submitting their applications for appearing in the examination can check the details of the examination on the official website and fill up the application form online. The registration process will start on November 10, 2018.

Moreover, as per reports, the last date for submission of the online application form for registration to the JEST 2019 examination has been scheduled for December 15, 2018. The same day is also the last date for making the online fee payment. Meanwhile, all the candidates appearing for the examination should note that the examination score of JEST is valid only for a year from the date of release of the results.

Applicants seeking admission for a 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 Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) at one of the Examination Centres.

The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) (the statutory body established through an Act of Parliament) recognises 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 the enhanced fellowship. Participating Institutes have their 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. Applicants must pay an application fee and register to appear for the exam.

How to apply for the JEST 2019 examination?

  • Log in to the official website –
  • Search for the registration link on the homepage and click on it
  • Clicking on the link, candidates will be taken to a different window
  • Here, enter all the necessary information in the prescribed format
  • Upload all the relevant supporting documents
  • Make application fee payment and click submit
  • Take print out of the application form for future reference if necessary

Important dates to remember for JEST 2019:

  • The online application begins on November 10, 2018
  • Last date for application form submission: December 15, 2018
  • The release date of admit card: January 20, 2019
  • Date of examination: February 17, 2019

For more information regarding the exam, candidates can check the official website

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