NEST Exam to be Held on 28th May 2016 [ NEST Updates ]

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NEST Exam 2016: The National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a national level entrance exam for admission in the 5-year integrated MSc programme in basic sciences- Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics — for:

  • National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER),
  • Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai
  • Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UMDAE CBS), Mumbai.

NEST 2016 will be conducted in around 59 towns and cities across India on Saturday, May 28, 2016 (Saturday), 10: 00 am — 1: 00 pm.

NEST offers following 5 years M. Sc. course:

  • Chemical Science.
  • Physical Science.
  • Biological Science.
  • Mathematic Science.

Important Dates:

Details on NEST Exam 2016

Details on NEST Exam 2016

Event

Dates

Registration starts from

4th January 2016 (10: 00 AM)

Last date of registration

4th March 2016 (11: 49 PM)

Admit card will be available from

15th April 2016

Date of exam

28th May 2016 (Sunday) 10: 00 AM to 1: 00 PM

Result will be declared on

17th June 2016

NEST 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

How to apply for NEST 2016

  • visit the official website at-http://nestexam.in/
  • Click on the link NEST 2016 Application Form
  • Read the given information details carefully.
  • After that fill up appropriate details in your application form.
  • Complete fees payment procedure.
  • After that click on the submit button.
  • Don’t forget to take print out of your application form.

Exam Pattern:

  • The question paper will consist of 5 sections of objective (MCQ) type questions.
  • Section 1 is compulsory for all candidates.
  • There will be no negative marking in general section.
  • Sections 2 to 5 will contain subject specific questions from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
  • Candidates have to answer questions from any 3 of these 4 sections.

NEST 2016 Syllabus

The syllabus for NEST 2016 primarily follows the NCERT/CBSE science syllabus of class XI-XII. For the detailed syllabus for NEST examination visit http://www.examrace.com/NEST/NEST-Syllabus/

Application Fee

  • Male (General and OBC categories) - Rs. 700/-
  • Male (SC and ST categories) - Rs. 350/-
  • Female (All categories) - Rs. 350/-
  • Persons with Physical Disability (All categories) - Rs. 350/-

Number of Seats Number of seats available at the two institutes for admission in the year 2016 would be as follows:

Details on NEST Exam Seats 2016

Details on NEST Exam 2016

Category

NISER

CBS

General

65

22

Supernumerary: J&K

2

2

OBC

35

12

SC

20

7

ST

10

3

PD (part of other categories)

4

1

Total

132

47

List of NEST 2016 Test Centers

NEST Examination Centers 2016

NEST Examination Centers 2016

NEST Examination Centers 2016

- Published on: February 1, 2016