NEST is the acronym of National Entrance Screening Test. NEST is one of the mandatory Entrance exam for those students who wan to take admission in NISER National institute of science education and research Bhubaneswar and university of Mumbai and many other leading colleges like UM DAE CBS Etc. NEST entrance examination will be held on 52 district of all over India.
Important details of NEST 2015 for academic session 2016-17 as are following.
NEST score will be use for the admission in following college / universities
National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar
University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS) Mumbai
Course name: 5 year Integrated MSC Programme In basic science - biology, Chemistry, math, and Physics.
Eligibility Criteria for NEST 2015: Education qualification: science stream having any combination of Biology/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Physics) at class XI
Candidates who have passed class XII examination or equivalent from any recognized Board in India in 2014 or 2015 or are appearing in 2016 can appear in NEST 2016 examination.
Age limit : born after August 01, 1996 for general and OBC candidates for the admission in M.sc program of NISER /CBS .
Admission process in 5 year Integrated MSC : admission will be taken on the basis of NEST score – only those candidates who will be score at least minimum 60% marks in intermediate why will be eligible for the admission to NISER.
No of Seats and reservation: total number of seats at NISER in 100+2 and CBS are 45+2, a common merit list of qualified candidates in NEST will be published on 17 June 2016. after that those candidates who will be declared qualified in the NEST examination they will be call for counselling and admission test .
Entrance Exam Details: entrance exam will be held in 52 district of all over India. Entrance exam will be held on 26 may 2016 from 9:30 to 1 Pm.
Question Type Question paper pattern / Syllabus; question paper will be divided in 5 section. All questions will be objective and CMQ based. Each section will carry total 60 marks. Minus marking will no applicable in the general section.
Section 2 to section 5 will be related to subject related question like Biology, chemistry, math and physics . Candidates are permitted to attempt as many subject section as they wish . However, only the best three subject-scores along with the score in the general section will be counted for evaluation and merit list preparation. Minus marking will be applicable in section 2 to section 5 .
Question paper medium will be English language.
Syllabus of the NEST examination: syllabus: The syllabus for NEST 2016 primarily follows the NCERT/ CBSE science syllabus of class XI-XII. The detailed syllabus for NEST examination.
How to apply : interested candidate are required to fill application form online or offline mode. Online application form now available at the official website of NEST exam which is www.nestexam.in
Online registration process will be started from 4 January 2016
Application Form fee : Male general , OBC, rs 700 and all female, sc, st and pwd candidates 350 only .
Candidates can pay application form fee for via Demand Draft drawn in favor of NISER-NEST and payable at Bhubaneswar or
State Bank Collect online payment facility (SB-Collect):
Important dates and exam schedule of NEST 2016 entrance examinationStart of Online application for NEST 2016: January 04, 2016
Closing of Online application: March 04, 2016
Download of Admit Card begins: April 15, 2016
NEST 2016 examination: May 28, 2016 (Saturday) 10:00am – 1:00pm
Announcement of results in NEST website: June 17, 2016
Address where to send offline application form
The Chief Coordinator, NEST 2016,
NISER, Institute of Physics Campus,
Sachivalaya Marg, Sainik School (PO),
Bhubaneswar – 751 005, Odisha.
Official website is www.nestexam.in
Download NEST information brochure / Booklet / bulletin / detailed syllabus in English http://www.nestexam.in/docs/16/NEST2016-Brochure-Syllabus-Final.pdf