JEST Result 2021: Date, Scorecard Download Link, Rank, Merit List

Apr 7, 2021 | Engineering , Science


JEST Result and Scorecard are expected to be released on #result_date (tentative). The Joint Entrance Screening Test is conducted by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). The conducting authority will be organizing and administering the exam on #from_date. The exam subjects include physics and theoretical computer science or computational biology. Read on to get the complete information and details in the JEST Results.

How to Check JEST Result 2021?

The following steps should be used in order to check the JEST Results.

JEST 2021 Results Dates

The JEST Results 2021 will be released and published by the conducting authority online on the official website. It will be declared post the successful conduction of the. The JEST Results will only be released in online mode and candidates will check that way only. The results will be available in the form of scorecards. The candidates can download their JEST Results and scorecard from the official website. 

The score-card will contain all the necessary details of the candidates and will be valid only for one year. Candidates are also required to keep the scorecard safe. 

The JEST Result Date and other associated events are mentioned below.

JEST 2021 Result Date
Details Dates
Release of the JEST Results #result_date 
Release of the JEST Answer Key February, 2021
Interview Process Date To be announced

JEST 2021 Result for Theoretical Computer Science

  • 717 candidates have appeared in the JEST 2021 Computer Science Exam.
  • 196 candidates have cleared Part A of the examination and have qualified for the evaluation of Part B of the examination, as per the JEST Results.
  • Applicants who wish to see their Part A score need to login to download their JEST Results.
  • Upon successful login, a scorecard link will appear on the left side menu block. 

JEST 2021 Result for Physics 

  • 13489 candidates appeared in the JEST 2021 Physics Exam.
  • 390 out of 6226 candidates have obtained qualifying marks (26) for MSc/Integrated Ph.D. as per the JEST Results.
  • 705 out of 7263 candidates have obtained qualifying marks (32) for Ph.D.
  • Participating institutes will have their own criteria for short-listing these candidates.

How are the JEST Results prepared?

The conducting authority of the exam prepares the JEST Results based on the marking scheme as elaborated below, for the physics exam alone. 

  • Part A -  1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer and there will be 1/3 marks deduction in case of an incorrect answer.
  • Part B -  3 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and there will be 1 mark deduction in case of an incorrect answer.
  • Part C - 3 marks will be awarded for each correct answer. There is no negative marking in this section.

Details mentioned on the JEST Score-card 2021

The various details that will be mentioned in the JEST 2021 Score-card are given below for the reference of the candidates.

  • Candidates' name
  • Registration number of the candidates
  • Caste category
  • Gender 
  • Rank and marks details
  • Cut off score
  • Other JEST Results details

JEST Answer Key 2021

The JEST 2021 answer key will be released by the conducting body on the official website online, after successfully conducting the exam. The Answer key will be released prior to the declaration of the JEST Results. Candidates will be able to predict their scores even prior to the release of the results so that they can get an idea of their performance. 

The Answer key is expected to be released towards the end of February, 2021, and will be released for all the sets of the question paper, after the JEST Results.

JEST Cut Off

The JEST Cut Off Ranks list will be released by the conducting body of the exam, after the release of the results. Candidates should achieve the minimum required cut off scores in order to get admissions into the colleges. They can check out the JEST Cut Off section for further information about the same. 

JEST Admission 2021

The JEST Admission Process will take place after the results are released. Candidates will be asked to report to their allotted institutions. There is no centralized process for the JEST Admission, and hence the individual institution will be taking care of the admission process. 

Candidates will be asked to submit their original documents for verification on that day.

JEST 2021 Interview Session

The shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview session, which will be conducted after the JEST Results are published. The candidates will be contacted and the details for the interview process will be provided, post the JEST Results. The Interview will be based on certain topics as elaborated below.

  • Candidates will be asked about the basics and fundamentals of physics subject.
  • They should go through physics subject books and important topics in the subject.
  • Concepts and topics of mechanics can be gone through for preparation.
  • All the questions will be based on the Technological bachelor's subjects and masters level of Sciences.

JEST 2021 Participating Institutions

The JEST Results and the scorecards are accepted by various institutes as mentioned below. 

  • Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) 
  • Bose Institute Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI)
  • Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI) 
  • International Centre for theoretical sciences (ICTS) 
  • Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR)
  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) 
  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc) 
  • Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)
  • Bhopal Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)
  • Kolkata Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)
  • Mohali Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)
  • Pune Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)
  • Thiruvananthapuram Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) 
  • The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc)
  • Institute of Physics (IOP) 
  • Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) 
  • Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) 
  • National Brain Research Centre (NBRC) 
  • National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, TIFR (NCRA-TIFR) 
  • National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) 
  • Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) 
  • Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT) 
  • Raman Research Institute (RRI) 
  • Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP)
  • Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences (SNBNCBS)
  • TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TIFR-TCIS)
  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) 
  • UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research (UGC-DAE CSR) 
  • Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC) 


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