NEST Exam 2020 Apply Online From 07-01-2020 to 03-04-2020

NEST Exam:- The National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) has Released exam date for test for students seeking admission to National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS). The Interested candidate can apply for nest entrance exam from 07-01-2020 to 03-04-2020.

Last date for online application extended to 19th April 2020

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About NEST:-

National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a compulsory test for students seeking admission to National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS), Mumbai.

Both NISER and UM-DAE CEBS were set up by Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India in 2007. Their mandate is to train scientific manpower for carrying out cutting edge scientific research and for providing input to scientific programmes of Department of Atomic Energy and other applied science institutions in the country.

NEST 2020 will be conducted in around 90 cities [see list] across India. The brochure gives the detailed procedure for applying for the test, syllabus of the test and various deadlines.

NEST Exam Eligibility Criteria For Admission:-

Candidates must qualify all four eligibility criteria listed below:

  • Candidates in General and OBC category should be born on or after August 01, 2000. The age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ ST/ Divyangjan candidates.
  • Class XII qualifying examination should be passed in either 2018 or 2019. Candidates appearing in 2020 are also eligible. (Where only Letter Grade is given by the Board, a certificate from the Board specifying equivalent percentage marks will be required. In the absence of such a certificate the decision of the respective Admission Committees will be final.)
  • At least 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent grade) in Class XII (or equivalent) examination from any recognized Board in India. For Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates and for Divyangjan candidates, the minimum requirement is 55%.
  • Candidate should secure a position in the NEST merit list.
How To Apply For Nest Exam:-
Important Dates About NEST Exam:-
  • Registration / Online application opens : January 08, 2020 (2:30 pm)
  • Online application closes : April 3, 2020 (midnight) [First Friday of April]
  • Download of admit card starts : April 24, 2020, 6:30 pm
  • Date of examination : June 06, 2020 (Saturday), Session-I: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, Session-II: 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm [First Saturday of June]
  • Announcement of results on NEST website : June 16, 2020 [Third Tuesday of June]
  • First Counselling of NISER Bhubaneswar : To be Announced
  • First Counselling of CEBS Mumbai : To be Announced
Important Links:-
  • Apply Online- Click Here
  • Visit Website:- https://www.nestexam.in/

NEST Exam Syllabus:

The Interested candidate can download NEST Exam Syllabus PDF Below:-

NEST Exam SyllabusClick Here
NEST Exam- Information Brochure & Syllabus
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NEST Exam – Previous NEST Question papers/Answers:-

Those interested candidate can download PDF of Previous NEST Question papers/Answers of 2007,2008,2009,2010, etc and 2019-Session-1 • 2019-Session-2 Below and also can download from officially website- nestexam.in

S.NoSyllabus ( Years )
1.2019-Session-1
2.2019-Session-2
3.2007
4.2008
5.2009
6.2010
7.2011/A
8.2012/A
9.2013/A
10.2014/A
11.2015/A
12.2016/A
13.2017/A
14.2018

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