# JEST Syllabus 2020, Section & Subject Wise Syllabus – Check Here

**Joint Entrance Screening Test 2020 **(JEST) is considered to be a **National Eligibility Test (NET)** by **Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB).**

Candidates who are seeking admission in **Ph.D. or Integrated Ph.D. program** in Physics or Theoretical Computer Science or Neuroscience or Computational Biology need to give **JEST exam**. **NISER Bhubaneshwar was the organizing institute of JEST 2020.**

**Syllabus of the JEST Entrance Exam 2020**

## Physics:

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**Mathematical Methods:** Analytic function, Classical orthogonal polynomials, Vector algebra and vector calculus, Linear ordinary differential equations

**Electromagnetic Theory:** Displacement Current, Methods of Solving Boundary Value Problems, Poynting Theorem, Radiation from Moving Charges, Scalar and Vector Potentials

**Classical Mechanics:** Generalized coordinates, Newton’s laws, Principle of least action, Central force problem, Symmetry, and conservation law

**Quantum Mechanics:** Addition of Angular Momenta, the Bound States and Tunnelling, The Uncertainty Principle, Particle in A Box,

**Solid State Physics:** Elements of superconductivity, Metals, Simple crystal structures and X-ray diffraction, Semiconductors and insulators

**Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics:** Work and heat, Laws of thermodynamics, Harmonic oscillators

**Electronics:** Operational amplifiers and their applications, Transistors, and field-effect devices, Diodes, Device characteristics

**Atomic and Optical Physics:** Hyperfine structure, Diffraction, and polarization of light, Interference, Zeeman and Stark effects

**Nuclear and Particle Physics:** Conservation laws in particle reactions, Classification of elementary particles and fundamental interactions, Structure of the nucleus, Elementary ideas of quark mode

**Experimental data and error analysis:** Gaussian and Poisson distributions, Probability theory, Error analysis, Significant figures, Propagation of errors, Least-square fitting

## Theoretical Computer Science

Discrete Mathematical Structures with Applications to Computer Science; Elements of Discrete Mathematics; Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools; An Introduction to Data Structures with Applications; Fundamentals of Data Structures; Fundamentals of Computer Algorithms; Introduction to Algorithms; The Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms

## Mathematical Methods

- Vector Algebra and Vector Calculus
- Tensors
- Curvilinear Coordinate Systems
- Linear Algebra
- Linear Differential Equations
- Elements of Sturm–Lowville 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

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- 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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