NEST Exam to be Held on 28ThMay 2016

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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
Registration starts from4th January 2016 (10: 00 AM)
Last date of registration4th March 2016 (11: 49 PM)
Admit card will be available from15th April 2016
Date of exam28th May 2016 (Sunday) 10: 00 AM to 1: 00 PM
Result will be declared on17th 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 /NEST/NEST-Syllabus/

Application Fee

  • Male (General and OBC categories) - ₹ 700/-
  • Male (SC and ST categories) - ₹ 350/-
  • Female (All categories) - ₹ 350/-
  • Persons with Physical Disability (All categories) - ₹ 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
Supernumerary: J&K22
PD (part of other categories)41

List of NEST 2016 Test Centers

NEST Examination Centers 2016

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