National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)
Therefore, the National Entrance Screening Test results are available online in official and candidates can download their rank card using their registration number and date of birth. The marks are provided for each and every section and total marks are also appears in the rank card. Likewise, the authority prepares merit list on the basis of marks scored by candidates. Also, The candidate required to score a Minimum Admissible Score (MAS) that is 90 marks or 50% of total marks to get a Merit Rank.
Merit list will be based on the scores of best of three subjects of remaining subjects than general sections. In general section total marks which the student has secured will be considered. Section wise minimum score will be considered in each section 20% of the average best scores in particular section will be taken. The candidate is required to score a Minimum Admissible Score (MAS) that is 90 marks or 50% of total marks to get a Merit Rank. For General and OBC candidates they have to get 90% of SMAS and MAS for general Category wherein 50% of SMAS and MAS would be required for general category.
National Entrance Screening Test abbreviated as a NEST. Also, NEST is the annual college entrance examination in India for the admission to five years integrated MSc program in Basic Sciences, Biology, Physics, and Mathematics at National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar. Also, University of Mumbai Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM– DAE CEBS), Mumbai. It is a national level entrance examination managed once a year. Therefore, every year 244 students get enrolled in NISER and CEBS and also added two seats are allocated in Jammu and Kashmir candidates.
NEST Important date:
National Entrance Screening Test usually held in the month of June every year.
NEST Eligibility and Syllabus:
Candidates seeking admission in NISER and UM-DAE CEBS for integrated MSc programme should be only from science stream only also, with a combination of 3 subjects of Maths, Physics, and Chemistry. Also, candidates should be passed 12th class and should no gap after PUC. Likewise, for General category candidates should be scored 60% and reserved category 55% to appear for MSc program. Also, For General candidates must have born after 1 August 1998 can apply and also, reserved category SC/ST/PH candidates have age relaxation of 5 years.
Therefore, the exam pattern is based on CBSE/NCERT science syllabus of class 11th and 12th and also, syllabus like Biology, Physics, Mathematics and chemistry. No fixed syllabus for general aptitude.
NEST Exam Pattern:
Therefore, in the NEST exam pattern divided into five section and section are General Aptitude, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The first section carries 30 marks and other section carries 50 marks each. Also, only 3 best subjects considered for evaluation. Total marks are 180 and mode of the exam in English language and also paper is of comprise objective type. Therefore, negative marking done for subject sections only and also, NEST is online mode exam and duration of 180 minutes.
NEST Application Form and Process:
Therefore, NEST application form available online on the official website. Also, the candidate must fill the application form with all the details required like name, address, mobile number and email id for further use. Likewise, candidates need to submit all the necessary documents and also, candidates should upload photo and signature.
The application fee for male candidates General/OBC category 1000 INR and SC/ST and PH category, for male candidates General/OBC category 1000 INR and SC/ST and PH category, for female candidates General/OBC category 500 INR and SC/ST and PH category 500INR. Candidates can pay the fee through online using internet banking and also, offline mode. Therefore, take the print of receipt and keep safe till the last process. Also, Candidates can log in to their application account and track updates on the application/payment after about two weeks (for DD) and 3 days (for online payment).
NEST Reference books:
Therefore, the NEST reference books for all the subjects are
- A Textbook of Organic Chemistry for IITJEE
- A Textbook of Organic Chemistry for IITJEE
- Entrance Chemistry
- Concepts of Physics
- Practice problems in Physics for Engineering Examinations
- Physics for Engineering and Medical Examinations
- Higher Algebra
- Plane Trigonometry
- Problems in Calculus of One Variable
Likewise, candidates can choose 5 preferred centers for the exam and it is conducted in 106 cities all over India.
NEST Admit card:
NEST Admit card available online website and also, candidates can download admit card using user id and password that they received. Candidates are not allowed to enter exam hall without admit card and also, should carry any valid ID along with them to the exam hall.
Details on Admit card:
- Name of the candidate
- Roll number of candidate
- Application number
- Thumb impression of a candidate
- Details of Examination center
- signature of candidate
Therefore, all the qualified candidates called for counseling process and also, attendance of students in both NISER and CBS, the original and modified merit list prepared. Also, admission is based on a modified merit list of NISER and CBS. National Entrance Screening Test counseling continues until the seats are filled.
- Original marks cards of 10th and 12th class.
- Birth certificate.
- Caste certificate.
- Proof of Indian Citizenship
- NEST Admit card.
- Demand draft in favor of NISER, payable at Bhubaneswar, or in favor of CBS, payable at Mumbai, depending on where the candidates are appearing for counseling.
- Rank card.