JEST 2021 Answer Key (Out): Download for A,B,C,D Sets Here

JEST 2021 Answer Key

JEST 2021 Answer Key – Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi, has released the Physics answer key for JEST 2021 on the official website i.e Candidates can also download directly from this page. The JEST 2021 answer key is provided setwise i.e for A,B, C and D. There are two types of answer keys i.e preliminary and final. Candidates can raise objection against the JEST 2021 provisional answer key, in case they are not satisfied with any question / answer. They can also estimate the probable score, the applicants can use the marking scheme. Scroll below to check out the steps to download, marking scheme, how to raise objections etc.

The answer key for Joint Entrance Screening Test i.e JEST 2021 is not sent to any applicant via post. It is only provided online. Candidates should also note that the answer key for JEST 2021 is only provided for Physics subject. Shown below are the important dates.

JEST 2021 Dates
JEST 2021 exam date25 Jul 2021, at 10:00 am
Release of answer key 26 Jul 2021
Last date to raise objections 29 Jul 2021

If any objection regarding the physic answer key, Please write back to [email protected] on or before 29th July 2021

Direct Link To Check: Click here to download JEST 2021 Physics Answer Key.

Types of JEST 2021 Answer Key

The answer keys for the JEST 2021 examination are classified into 4 categories, which are official and memory based and final and provisional answer keys. The detailed explanation is as follows. 

Memory Based Answer Key: These answer keys are released by coaching institutes and experts. Candidates cannot challenge the same. However, they can use it for reference purposes. 

Official Answer Key: The official answer key is released by SERB, New Delhi, on their official website. Candidates should refer to this answer key for estimating their score. 

Provisional Answer Key: The provisional answer key is released by the official authority. Candidates can object against any question / answer by paying a nominal fee. 

Final Answer Key: After evaluation of the provisional answer key, the official authority releases the final answer key. Candidates cannot challenge the same. The JEST 2021 result is based on the marks in the final answer key only.

Read details of JEST 2021 Application Form and JEST 2021 Admit Card

How to download JEST 2021 Answer Key?

Candidates must ensure that they have a strong internet connection and a compatible browser before downloading their JEST 2021 Answer Key. Shown below are the steps.

STEP 1: First of all, click on the above mentioned link.

STEP 2: Next, click on the respective set for JEST 2021 answer key.

JEST 2021 Answer Key

STEP 3: After doing so, the answer key opens on the screen in pdf format. Download it for future references.

How to use JEST 2021 Answer Key?

Candidates can use the JEST 2021 answer key to calculate their raw score in the examination. For doing so, they need three elements which are the answer key, the question paper and the memory based responses. Following are the steps to do so.

STEP 1: First curate all of the above mentioned elements.

STEP 2: Next, cross check the responses with the JEST 2021 answer key.

STEP 3: Now, use the following marking scheme to calculate the probable score. Add marks for all three parts for the score.

Sections Correct Answers Incorrect Answers
Part A1 mark -1/3 marks
Part B3 mark 1 mark
Part C3 mark 0

How to raise objections against JEST 2021 Answer Key?

In case, the candidate is not satisfied with the question / answer in the JEST 2021 answer key, then the applicant should follow these steps to raise objections. Candidates also need to submit a proof in support of the claim they are submitting.

  • Write a proper emall with question code, details of candidate etc.
  • Email to  [email protected]
  • Along with it, attach proof.

About JEST 2021

Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) is held in offline mode by SERB, Delhi. The duration of the same is 3 hours. Candidates are allotted seats into the M.Sc, Phd, integrated/M.Sc/M.Tech/Phd programs on the basis of their entrance test merit and the interview session held at participating institutes. JEST 2021 is also recognised as National eligibility Test (NET).

Candidates can download past year answer keys pdf for JEST exam from below:

  • Click here to download JEST Series C answer key for the year 2019.
  • Click here to download JEST final answer key for the year 2018.


Ques 1. Is JEST 2021 answer key also available offline?

Ans 1. No, candidates can download it online.

Ques 2. Can I raise an objection against the JEST 2021 answer key without proof?

Ans 2. No, candidates need to submit detailed workout solutions.

Ques 3. Is JEST 2021 answer key released for all disciplines?

Ans 3. No, it is provided for Physics only.

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