BOOKS FOR JEST/TIFR EXAMINATION IN PHYSICS

Mathematical Methods
1.  Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Erwin Kreyszig
2.  Mathematical Physics by H.K. Das
Mechanics & General Properties of Matter
1.  An Introduction to Mechanics by Kleppner and Kolenkow
2.  Mechanics by D.S. Mathur
3.  Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
Oscillations, Wave and Optics
1.  The Physics of Waves and Oscillations by N.K. Bajaj
2.  Optics by Ajoy Ghatak
Electricity and Magnetism
1. Introduction to Electrodynamics by David J. Griffiths
Kinetic Theory, Thermodynamics
1.  Thermodynamics by Garg, Bansal and Ghosh
2.  Fundamentals of Statistical Mechanics and Thermal Physics by F. Reif
Modern Physics
1.  Concepts of Modern Physics by Beiser, Mahajan and Choudhury
2.  Quantum Physics by  H.C. Verma
Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics
1.  Solid State Physics by Puri Babbar
2. Semiconductor Physics by Streetman
3. Electronic devices and circuit theory by Boylestad and Nashelsky
4. Op-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuits by Ramakant A. Gayakwad
5. Digital Fundamentals by Flyod

POST GRADUATE LEVEL

Classical Mechanics
1.  Classical Mechanics by J.C. Upadhyaya
2.  Classical Mechanics by Herbert Goldstein

Mathematical Physics

1.  Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Erwin Kreyszig
2.  Mathematical Physics By H.K. Das

Quantum Mechanics
1.  Introduction to Quantum Mechanics by D.J. Griffith
2.  Quantum mechanics concept and applications by N. Zettili

Thermodynamics and statistical Mechanics
1.   Thermodynamics by Garg, Bansal and Ghosh
2.  Statistical Mechanics by R.K Pathria
3.  Fundamentals of Statistical Mechanics and Thermal Physics by F. Reif

Electromagnetic Theory
1.  Introduction to Electrodynamics by David J. Griffiths

Electronics
1.  Semiconductor Physics by Streetman
2.   Electronic devices and circuit theory by Boylestad and Nashelsky
3.  Op-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuits by Ramakant A. Gayakwad
4.  Digital Fundamentals by Flyod

Nuclear Physics
1.  Concepts of Modern Physics by Beiser, Mahajan and Choudhury
2.  Nuclear Physics and introduction by S.B. Patel

Solid State Physics

1.  Introduction to Solid State Physics by C. Kittel
2.  Solid State Physics by Gupta Kumar Sharma
3. Solid State Physics by Puri & Babbar

Atomic and Molecular Physics

1.  Atomic and Molecular Spectra by Raj Kumar
2.  Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopic by Banwell and Mcash

Experimental Design and Methods

1.  Radiation detection and measurement by Glenn F. Knoll