National Entrance Screening Test [NEST]

NEST 2018

Exam Date : 27th May 2018 To 27th May 2018
Result Date : 16th June 2018

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Application forms, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern for NEST 2018

The Application Forms for NEST 2018 commence on 2nd January 2018 till 6th March 2018.
The Exam date for NEST 2018 is announced on 27th May 2018.
The Syllabus for NEST includes Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
The NEST Exam is divided into 5 sections.


Important Details regarding NEST Exam:

Exam Name

National Entrance Screening Test

Commonly Known as

NEST

Exam type

National Level

Exam mode

Online

The examining authority

National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Science (UM-DAE CBS), Mumbai

Application form availability

1st week of January.


About NEST Exam:

National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a compulsory test for enrolling students to:

  • 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.

Both of them were set up by Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India in 2007.

Both these institutes provide training to fabricate scientific manpower for conducting cutting-edge scientific research and for constituting to the scientific programmes of Department of Atomic Energy and other applied science institutions in the country.

NEST is conducted in 59 cities all over India. The qualifying students are enrolled for a five-year integrated M.Sc programme. Obtaining a seat in NISER is highly competitive. From a total of 70,000 applicants nationwide, only 0.325% qualify for admission.

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