NEST Notification 2017 National Entrance Screening Test Application Form NISER Exam Apply Online

NEST Notification 2017 is released for conducting exam. Apply by filling National Entrance Screening Test Online Application Form before Exam date

NEST Notification 2017

NEST Notification Seeking for admission in to 5 years integrated M. Sc programmes?? Yes!!! Then, we are hereby to make you inform that NEST Notification 2017 has been released recently. National Entrance Screening Test is an Entrance Test for Admission to 5 years integrated M. Sc programmes in NISER, Bhubaneswar and UM–DAE CEBS, Mumbai. Candidates who have required eligibility criteria can apply against NISER Exam to take admission in NISER and UM–DAE CEBS. For applying, aspirants need to fill NEST Application Form via online mode by reaching its web page, that is, Contenders can get full fledge information in regard to National Entrance Screening Test Notification such as NEST Exam Date, eligibility norms, etc by scrolling down the page which is well modified by team members of Let’s have a look!!

NEST Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates who are applying against NEST Notification must have met the eligibility criteria!! Appliers should have passed class XII examination or its equivalent from any recognized Board in India in the years 2015 or 2016 or appearing for the same in 2017. Applying contenders must be regular science stream only and preferably should have any combination of three subjects among Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics in classes XI and XII.

Aspirants applying for NEST Notification must have score 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 Persons with Disability (PD), the minimum requirement is 55%. Unreserved Category appliers and OBC category aspirants born on or after August 01, 1997 are eligible to apply against National Entrance Screening Test. However, age relaxation is provided by 5 years to SC/ST/PD category candidates.

Reservation of Seats

There are about 47 seats vacant in University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM–DAE CEBS) Mumbai and 172 seats in National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar. Candidates who belong to certain categories will be provided seats in accordance with the rules of the Government of India. Reservations of Seats for different categories are as follows:

General 23 85
Supernumerary: J&K 2 2
OBC 12 46
SC 7 26
ST 3 13
PD (part of other categories) 1 5
Total 47 172


National Entrance Screening Test will be held on 27th May 2017 (Saturday) from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. This entrance test for admission in to 5 years integrated M. Sc programmes will be conducted at 60 centres all over the country. Authorities of NISER, Bhubaneswar and UM–DAE CEBS, Mumbai will prepare Merit List of the candidates on the basis of their performance in NEST. This merit list will published on official website on 16th June 2017.

Candidates who have successfully qualified this entrance test will be asked to participate in admission/counseling process and the admission will strictly be made according to the Merit List. General and OBC categories candidates need to remit an amount of Rs.700/- and SC/ST/PD categories and female candidates are required to submit Rs.350/– towards application fee. Application Fee can be remit using credit card/debit card/net–banking of more than 40 banks through online payment gateway.

60 Test Centres for NEST 2017
Test Centres for NEST

NEST Exam Pattern & NEST Syllabus

Question paper of National Entrance Screening Test will be based on the syllabus of NCERT/ CBSE science (class XI–XII). Questions in paper will be intended to test analytic abilities and comprehension of scientific passages. Question paper will divided into five sections having multiple type questions. Section 1 is General section having 30 marks and all other sections will be of 50 marks having questions from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. Appliers are allowed to attempt as many subject–sections as they wish.

Name of Topics Number of Marks
General 30
Physics 50
Chemistry 50
Biology 50
Mathematics 50

How to apply against NEST Notification?

Wish to apply against NEST Notification!! Yes, have a peek at applying steps!! Firstly, candidates who are willing to apply against NEST Notification need log in to web page of organization and that is After that, move your cursor underneath the homepage and press on “Apply Online” tab. Doing this, you will re-direct on a new window. Now, candidates need to login using appropriate ID and password. Aspirants who are not registered can registered themselves first. Then, fill online application form with true information in correct manner without any type of mistake. Upload required documents as stated in below provided list, as per specifications. Make the payment of application fee using suitable payment option. Re-read filled application form once again, correct errors, if find. At last, press on “Submit” button for final submission of application form. Finally, take a print out of submitted application form and keep it safe for future use.

List of Required Documents:

  • Examination Centre list
  • Qualification Details
  • Valid Email ID
  • Scanned Photograph & signature in JPEG Format. The size of the scanned images is less than 100 KB each
  • Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking Details

Important Dates, See Below

  • Closing Date for Filling Online application: 06th March 2017
  • Date to Download Admit Card: 14th April 2017
  • NEST Examination: 27th May 2017 (Saturday) (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM)
  • Announcement of Results on: 16th June 2017

Important Links: Official Notification/ Apply Online Link

Essential Note

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