JEST Syllabus 2022: Download Subject Wise PDF Syllabus

Joint Entrance Screening Test 2021 ( JEST )

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JEST 2022 syllabus has been prescribed by the exam conducting body Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). The JEST syllabus for this year's exam has remained the same as that of last year. The syllabus of JEST 2022 will be around the topics of Physics, Theoretical Computer Science, Neuroscience, the subjects in which PhD is offered through JEST at the participating institutes. The level of JEST syllabus is that of graduate and postgraduate levels. Candidates can go through JEST 2022 syllabus below:

JEST 2022 Exam Overview and Pattern

JEST is a computer-based test for three hours duration carrying 50 objective-type questions from three sections. The table below brings the highlights of the JEST 2022 exam pattern.

Particulars Details
Duration Three hours or 180 minutes
Total number of questions 50
Total marks 100
Total number of sections Three
Mode of exam Offline or PBT
Types of questions Objective MCQs
Language of question paper English

There is no prescribed syllabus for JEST 2022. However, aspirants can consider studying the below-mentioned topics in order to perform well in the JEST exam.

Subjects of JEST 2022 Syllabus

The JEST 2022 exam will cover the following subjects or topics.

  • Mechanical Methods
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Electromagnetism and Optics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
  • Electronics

The following section brings the detailed JEST 2022 syllabus in each of the above-mentioned subjects. 

JEST 2022 Syllabus for 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

JEST 2022 Syllabus for Classical Mechanics

  • Newton’s Laws
  • Conservation Of Energy and Momentum
  • Collisions
  • Generalised 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

JEST 2022 Syllabus for 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
  • Polarisation

JEST 2022 Syllabus for 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

JEST 2022 Syllabus for 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

JEST 2022 Syllabus for 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
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