- 1 Overview of NEST 2020
- 1.1 National Entrance Screening Test (NISER NEST)
- 1.2 Programmes Offered through NEST
- 1.3 Reservation Criteria for NEST 2020
- 1.4 Seat Availability at NISER Bhubaneswar and CBS
- 1.5 NEST 2020 Notification
- 1.6 NISER Application Form 2020
- 1.7 NEST 2020 Important Dates – nestexam.in
- 1.8 NEST Eligibility Criteria 2020
- 1.9 nestexam.in NEST Entrance Exam Hall Ticket
- 1.10 Exam Centers for National Entrance Screening Test 2020
- 1.11 Syllabus for NEST Exam 2020
- 1.12 NISER 2020 Exam Pattern
- 1.13 Previous Year Question Papers of NISER
- 1.14 National Entrance Screening Test Answer Key 2020
- 1.15 NEST Result 2020- NEST Entrance Exam Merit List
- 1.16 NISER NEST Rank Card 2020 @ www.nestexam.in
- 1.17 NISER Admissions – NEST Counselling 2020
- 1.18 National Entrance Screening Test 2020 Participating Institutes
- 1.19 NISER 2020 Contact Details
- 1.20 National Entrance Screening Test 2020 – Important Links
NEST abbreviated as National Entrance Screening Test. NEST is a National Level Entrance Exam conducted for admission to the five-year integrated M.Sc programme in Basic Sciences- Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Every Annual the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS) regulates the NEST Exam.
The Authority organizes the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) in around 60 cities (over 100 venues) across India. The Students who wish to do five-year integrated M.Sc programme offered by NISER and UM-DAE CBS have to appear the test. All those candidates can check the complete details of NEST 2020 – Notification, Online Application, Eligibility, Important Dates, Admit Card, Syllabus & Pattern, Model Papers, NEST 2020 Results, Counselling and other related information.
Overview of NEST 2020
|Name of the Organization||NISER and University of Mumbai|
|Name of the Exam||National Entrance Screening Test|
|Commonly known as||NEST|
|Level of the test||National Level Entrance Exam|
|Category of the exam||Undergraduate (UG)|
|Mode of the exam||Online ( Computer Based Test)|
National Entrance Screening Test (NISER NEST)
NEST is an India level entrance test conducted for admission into the undergraduate programmes offered by the NISER Bhubaneswar and UM-DAE CBS. Every annual lakhs of students participate in the examination to get admissions in those institutions. Both NISER and UM-DAE CEBS were set up by Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India in 2007. The main campus of NISER is Jatni. NISER offers a 5 year integrated M.Sc. programme in Biological, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical sciences.
Programmes Offered through NEST
- NISER offers a 5-year integrated M.Sc. Programme in Basic Sciences ( Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology).
Reservation Criteria for NEST 2020
- Scheduled Caste (SC) – 15%
- Scheduled Tribe (ST) – 7.5%
- Other Backward Classes – 27%
- Person with Disabilities – 3%
- Supernumerary Quota for Jammu & Kashmir candidates – 2 seats in each institution.
The authority will give priority as per the Reservation Criteria which is given above. All those reserved candidates have to submit their Caste Certificates along with required documents issued by 01 June 2020. Hence all the reserved applicants must obtain the requisite documents and certificates in accordance with GOI norms. The last date for getting the Caste certificate (OBC-NCL/SC/ST) from the officials is June 2020.
Seat Availability at NISER Bhubaneswar and CBS
For the five years integrated M.Sc Programme (2020-25), NISER has 200+2(JK) seats and CBS has 45+2(JK) seats. The Candidates belonging to reserved categories can get the admission under the seats reserved for them as per the norms of Government of India (GOI). The category-wise seat distribution is given below.
NEST Seat Intake 2020
|Category||Percentage Reservation Criteria|
|Supernumerary: J&K||4 Seats|
|PD (part of other categories)||3%|
NEST 2020 Notification
National Entrance Screening Test Notification 2020 released for the NISER Admission for the financial year 2020-21. Hence the interested candidates can check the official advertisement of National Entrance Screening Test 2020 and apply before the due date. The NEST 2020 Online Registration process starts from 01st January 2020. The other important dates mentioned below. To know more details like eligibility criteria, syllabus, pattern etc. please have a quick look at the following paragraphs. We have also provided a direct link of the official web portal at the bottom of the article.
NISER Application Form 2020
It’s pleasure to inform you that the National Institute of Science Education and Research dispatched the most awaited NEST 2020 Application Form and Notification. All the applicants who are eligible for this entrance test can fill up their application forms via registration process. The candidates who wish to participate in the National Entrance Screening Test 2020 can apply at www.nestexam.in. No other mode of applications available. Hence the applicants have to submit the Online Applications on or before 05th March 2020.
How to fill NEST 2020 Online Applications?
- NEST Registration 2020.
- Fill the application form by entering required details.
- Upload Photo and Signature.
- Fee Payment.
- Verify all information on the application preview page and Submit.
- Take a printout of the application form.
NOTE: The Payment of NISER Application Fee can be done through Credit Card/Debit Card/DD of more than 40 banks via the online payment gateway.
NEST 2020 Application Fee
|General and OBC categories (Male)||Rs. 1000/-|
|SC and ST categories (Male)||Rs. 500/-|
|All categories (Female)||Rs. 500/-|
|Persons with Physical Disability (All categories)||Rs. 500/-|
NEST 2020 Important Dates – nestexam.in
|NISER NEST Exam Date 2020|
|Exam Conducting Authority||National Institute of Science Education and Research|
|Examination Name||National Entrance Screening Test|
|Category of the Exam||National level Entrance Exam|
|NISER NEST 2020 Online Application forms Starts from||7th January 2020|
|Last Date to Submit to NEST Application forms 2020||18th March 2020|
|Admit Cards available from||24th April 2020|
|NEST 2020 Exam Date||01st June 2020|
|Announcement of National Entrance Screening Test Results 2020||17th June 2020|
|Counselling Dates||Last week of June 2020|
NEST Eligibility Criteria 2020
The NEST Exam Eligibility Details sucah as educational Qualification & Age limit are listed below. So, students who are interested to apply for the NEST 2020 exam may refer the below details once.
Educational Qualification of National Entrance Screening Test
- Aspirants should have possessed 10+2 or its equivalent examination with the combination either as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics, Chemistry, Biology.
- The candidates should have passed the qualifying examination in either 2020 or 2019.
- The people appearing the class 12th in 2020 are also eligible.
- The Applicants must secure the minimum marks mentioned below to apply for the NISER NEST 2020 Exam.
- For General and OBC – 60%.
- For SC/ST/PD – 55%.
- Applicants belonging to General and OBC category should born on or after 01 August 1998.
- The age relaxation of 5 years is applicable to the reserved candidates [SC, ST, Physically Disabled (PD)].
nestexam.in NEST Entrance Exam Hall Ticket
The Aspirants who have successfully completed the registration process can download the NEST 2020 Admit Card. The National Entrance Screening Test 2020 Hall tickets are available from 25th April 2020. Therefore all the participants who are going to appear the NISER NEST 2020 can get their admit cards from the official website www.nestexam.in. Here we inform the contestants no candidate will be alloted to the examination center without a valid hall ticket and valid Photo ID issued by Govt. Of India. Also, check the details on the National Entrance Screening Test Hall Ticket 2020 and contact the officials if there will be any discrepancy in the details.
Details furnished on the NEST Admit Card 2020:
- Name of the Applicant.
- Test Date and Time.
- Address of Exam Venue.
- Hall Ticket Number.
- Candidates’ Photograph.
- Candidates’ Signature.
Exam Centers for National Entrance Screening Test 2020
|01||Agartala (TR)||21||Dhanbad (JH)||41||Mangalore (KA)|
|02||Ahmedabad (GJ)||22||Dharwad (KA)||42||Mumbai (MH)|
|03||Aizawl (MZ)||23||Durgapur (WB)||43||Nagpur (MH)|
|04||Allahabad (UP)||24||Ghaziabad (UP)||44||Patna (BR)|
|05||Balangir (OD)||25||Guwahati (AS)||45||Pune (MH) 45|
|06||Balasore (OD)||26||Gwalior (MP)||46||Raipur (CG)|
|07||Bengaluru (KA)||27||Hyderabad (TS)||47||Ranchi (JH)|
|08||Berhampur (OD)||28||Imphal (MN)||48||Rourkela (OD)|
|09||Bhopal (MP)||29||Indore (MP)||49||Sambalpur (OD)|
|10||Bhubaneswar (OD)||30||Jaipur (RJ)||50||Shillong (ML)|
|11||Burdwan (WB)||31||Jammu (JK)||51||Shimla (HP)|
|12||Calicut (KL)||32||Jamshedpur (JH)||52||Siliguri (WB)|
|13||Chandigarh (CH)||33||Jodhpur (RJ)||53||Srinagar (JK)|
|14||Chennai (TN) 14||34||Kanpur(UP)||54||Thiruvananthapuram (KL)|
|15||Coimbatore (TN)||35||Kochi (KL)||55||Thrissur (KL)|
|16||Cuttack (OD)||36||Kolkata-North (WB)||56||Tiruchirappalli (TN)|
|17||Dehradun (UK)||37||Kolkata-South (WB)||57||Udaipur (RJ)|
|18||Delhi-East (DL)||38||Koraput (OD)||58||Varanasi (UP)|
|19||Delhi-North (DL)||39||Lucknow (UP)||59||Vijayawada (AP)|
|20||Delhi-South (DL)||40||Madurai (TN)||60||Visakhapatnam (AP)|
The authority will conduct the National Entrance Screening Test 2020 at 60 centers across India. The Participants can choose two centers as per their preference when filling up the application form. Finally, the board will announce the exam center on the admit card.
Syllabus for NEST Exam 2020
The Officials already announced the exam date of National Entrance Screening Test i.e, 1st June 2020. So the Aspirants of NEST Exam 2020 need to start their Preparation immediately. Here we suggest the participants check the NEST 2020 Syllabus before going to start your preparation. Through the syllabus, you will get an idea about the subjects which you have to prepare. And then make a proper study plan and prepare accordingly. The NEST Syllabus 2020 includes the subjects of Class XI and XII as prescribed by CBSE.
NEST Syllabus 2020
NISER 2020 Exam Pattern
|S. NO||Type of the Exam||Topics||Marks||Duration of the Test|
|1.||Objective Type (Pen and Paper Based Exam||General||30||3 Hrs|
Previous Year Question Papers of NISER
In order to crack the National Entrance Screening Test 2020, contestants should prepare well to get a good score in the Exam. In the NEST Exam Model Papers, you will find the questions being asked in the exam from the past years. By solving plenty of Previous Year Question Papers, you will be able to improve your Solving Ability. If you solve as many Previous Year NEST Question Papers as you can, you can improve the level of Time Management. So that you can attempt a number of questions within the duration. Therefore download the NEST Old Question Papers Pdf and make use of them in your preparation.
National Entrance Screening Test Answer Key 2020
The authority of National Institute of Science Education & Research will publish the NEST Answer key 2020 on its authorized website. Therefore candidates who have given the Examination can access the Answer Key of National Entrance Screening Test 2020 via online. By using the NEST 2020 Answer Key, the contestants can calculate the score and also can estimate ranks and performance in the Examination. Therefore, participants can download the NEST Answer Sheet 2020 released by the officials. A few after completion of the entrance examination, the officials publish official answer key. Therefore aspirants can download the NISER 2020 Answer key to cross check their Answer. For more information regarding the NEST Exam Key 2020 can go to the official Site www.nestexam.in.
NEST Result 2020- NEST Entrance Exam Merit List
The Officials are going to declare the NEST Result 2020 on 18th June 2020. Hence the contestants who are keenly waiting for their NEST 2020 Results can check out at the official website www.nestexam.in. And the authority will prepare the NEST Merit List 2020 based on the score obtained in the test and upload it Online. Therefore participants can also download the merit list and keep it safe for future use. Interested candidates can also check the tiebreaker rule or sectional cutoff which the authority will consider to prepare the merit list given below.
NISER NEST Rank Card 2020 @ www.nestexam.in
The Participants can download the National Entrance Screening Test 2020 Score Card Online. The NISER Ranks cards are available at the official web portal after the announcement of results. Here we inform the contestants can take a print out of the Rank Card and keep it safe for future use. Because it is mandatory at the time of counselling and reporting to the college. The NEST 2020 Rank card contains the details like Name of the candidate, Roll Number, Score and rank obtained in the test etc.
NISER Admissions – NEST Counselling 2020
The Authority will conduct the NEST Counselling 2020 within few days after the declaration of result. Therefore all the qualified candidates need to attend the counselling at the venues on specified dates. NISER 2020 Counselling will start from the last week of June and through Offline mode. The officials will take the attendance of candidates at the venues of counselling. The NEST Counselling process will be done in two rounds.
- Phase 1
- In this round, the officials will prepare the combined modified merit list on the basis of attendance at NISER and CBS and original merit list.
- Finally, the contestants will be allocated the seats on the basis of final merit list.
- Phase 2
- The authority will conduct the 2nd round of counselling for the vacant seats after the first round of counselling.
National Entrance Screening Test 2020 Participating Institutes
- 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.
NISER 2020 Contact Details
The Chief Coordinator,
NEST 2020 National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) at PO-Jatni,
District-Khurda, PIN-752050, Odisha, India.
Phone Number: (0674) 2494102.
Email Id: email@example.com
The NEST 2020 official website: www.nestexam.in
National Entrance Screening Test 2020 – Important Links
|National Entrance Screening Test 2020 Notification||NISER Application Form 2020||NEST Syllabus Pdf|
|NEST Previous Year Papers||NEST 2020 Admit Card||NEST Exam Answer Key 2020|
|NEST NISER Results 2020||NEST Rank Card 2020||NEST Counselling 2020|
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