# JEST PHYSICS 2022: Dates, Application Form

Here we will discuss in complete details about JEST Physics exam. We will discuss about JEST Physics syllabus, exam pattern and Participating Institutes.

Candidates seeking admission for Ph.D. / Integrated Ph.D. Programme in**
Physics** or Theoretical Computer Science or Computational Biology or Neuroscience
in Participating Institutes may appear for JEST.

The SERB (Science & Engineering Research) recognizes** JEST **as a **National Eligibility Test (NET)**. Fellows those are working in** SERB programmes **and have qualified **NET **are eligible to get enhanced fellowship.

Latest – JEST 2022 Result is available now

## JEST Physics 2022 Important Details

Opening of registrations and online application for JEST 2021 | 13 Dec 2021 |

Last date for submitting online applications | 01 Feb 2022 |

JEST 2022 Exam Date | 13 March 2022 (Sunday) |

JEST Result | 14 April 2022 |

## Eligibility for JEST 2022 Physics

### Ph.D. Physics

- M.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.

- M.Sc. in Mathematics / Applied Physics / Applied Mathematics / Optics and Photonics / Instrumentation / Electronics will also be considered
**at IIA**. - B.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**. - M.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.** - M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Biophysics or Biochemistry will be considered at
**SNBNCBS**. - B.Tech Eng. Phys.will be considered at
**TIFR**. - M.E./ M.Tech in Applied Physics will be considered at
**NISER**.

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

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

**Please see advertisements/websites of the particular institutes for available programmes and their eligibility criteria.**

## JEST 2022 Application Process

- Applications for JEST 2022 can be submitted online
- Before filling application form read the instructions carefully.

### Application Fees

For SC/ST, Female applicants | Rs. 400 |

For Others | Rs. 800 |

Mode of Payment | Online |

See this video for Stepwise Application Process for JEST 2021

## Mode of JEST Examination

JEST exam generally conducted **offline**.

## Pattern of JEST Physics

**JEST** Paper contains **three parts** with a total of **100 marks**.

**Part A**contains**25 questions**, and each carries**1 mark**for the correct answer, and**-1/3**mark for incorrect answer. Multiple choice questions have only one correct answer out of given options.**Part B**contains**15 questions**, and carries**3 marks**each for correct answer, and**-1 mark**for incorrect answer.**Part C**contains**10 questions**and each carries**3 marks**. Answers of these questions are in integers and have to be filled on the OMR by filling in bubbles in the OMR sheet. There are**NO NEGATIVE MARKS**for these questions.

## Participating Institutes

Visit the individual institute websites to view the programmes and subject areas being offered by them. Here is the list of Participating Institutes.

ARIES |

Bose
Institute |

HBNI |

HRI |

ICTS |

IGCAR |

IIA |

IISc |

IISER
BHOPAL |

IISER
KOLKATA |

IISER
MOHALI |

IISER
PUNE |

IISER
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM |

IISER
TIRUPATHI |

IIST |

IMSc |

IOP |

IPR |

IUCAA |

JNCASR |

NBRC |

NCRA-TIFR |

NISER |

PRL |

RRCAT |

RRI |

SINP |

SNBNCBS |

TIFR-TCIS |

TIFR |

UGC-DAE
CSR |

VECC |

## JEST Physics 2022 Syllabus

### Mathematical Methods

Vector algebra and vector calculus, tensors, curvilinear coordinate systems, linear algebra; Linear differential equations, elements of Sturm-Liouville theory; Special functions; Complex analysis; Fourier series and Fourier transforms, Laplace transforms; Elementary properties of discrete groups; Elements of probability theory, error analysis.

### Classical Mechanics

Newton’s laws, conservation of energy and momentum, collisions; generalized coordinates, principle of least action, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations of mechanics; symmetry and conservation laws; central force problem, Kepler problem; small oscillations and normal modes; special relativity in classical mechanics.

### Electromagnetism & Optics

Electrostatics and magnetostatics, boundary value problems, multipole expansion; fields in conducting, dielectric, diamagnetic and paramagnetic media; Faraday’s law and time varying fields; displacement current; Maxwell’s equations; energy and momentum of electromagnetic fields; propagation of plane electromagnetic waves, reflection, refraction; electromagnetic waves in dispersive and conducting media; diffraction, interference, polarization.

### Quantum Mechanics

Uncertainty principle; Schrodinger equation; central potentials, hydrogen atom; orbital and spin angular momenta, addition of angular momenta; matrix formulation of quantum theory, unitary transformations, Hermitian operators; variational principle, time independent perturbation theory, time dependent perturbation theory.

### Thermodynamics & Statistical Physics

Laws of thermodynamics, work and heat, thermodynamic potentials; Elements of kinetic theory; Maxwell’s relations; statistical ensembles; partition function; classical ideal gas, harmonic oscillators; classical and quantum statistics; Fermi and Bose gases; black body radiation; statistics of paramagnetism.

### Electronics

Basics of semiconductor; p-n junctions, diodes, transistors; LCR circuits, rectifiers, amplifiers, active filters and oscillators; basics of OPAMPs and their applications; basics of digital electronics.

For JEST Physics Syllabus PDF – **Click Here**

For More Details and to apply Visit – **JEST 2022 Website**

**JEST Previous Editions**

## JEST 2021

### JEST Physics 2021 Important Dates

Opening of registrations and online application for JEST 2021 | Monday January 11, 2021 |

Last date for submitting online applications (extended) | 19 February 2021 |

Last date for online payment Application Fee (extended) | 17.00 hours of 22 February 2021 |

JEST 2021 Exam Date | 25 July 2021(Sunday ) |

JEST Admit Card | 14 July 2021 |

### JEST Physics Answer Key

#### Provisional Answer Key

**Challenge Process and Dates**

- Please write back to
**[email protected]**on or before before 17.00 hrs of 29th July 2021 if you have any credible reason for disagreement with any of the answer keys provided. - Emails/mails regarding answer keys will be taken into consideration only if they are accompanied by detailed worked out solutions.