National Entrance Screening Test (NEST).It is a compulsory test for students seeking admission to National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS), Mumbai.
NEST is a compulsory test for admission to the five
year Integrated MSc programme in basic sciences.Both NISER and UM-DAE CEBS are autonomous institutions established by Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India, in 2007
NISER is an off-campus centre of Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI) and all academic programmes of NISER are affiliated to
five year Integrated MSc programme (For Both MPC & BiPC)
Pass the XII standard board examination or equivalent in the science stream in the
years 2016 or 2017 or 2018 from any recognised Higher Secondary Education Board
Secures at least 60% in aggregate in the XII standard board examination. For
SC/ST/PwD students the requirement is 55%.
Born on or after August 01, 1998. For SC/ST/PwD students the limit is relaxed by five
Mode of Application: Online only
The application fee for the male candidates of General and OBC
categories is 1,000/-
The application fee for candidates in the SC/ST/PwD categories and
for all female candidates is 500/-
The admit card for NEST 2018 will be available for downloading from April 25, 2018. Admit cards will not be dispatched to any applicant. Applicants must download their admit cards from NEST website.
Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test (CBT)
Compulsory paper but NO Negetive Marking*
choose Any 3 PARTS Negetive Marking*
3 Hours duration
Total Marks= 30+50*3=180
106 Test Centres for NEST 2018. Click the below given button for details about test centers.
Bhilai Nagar (CG)
New Delhi (DL)
Greater Noida (DL-NCR)
Admissions must be done by the bases of National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) Exam score.
Students admitted to the programme are eligible to receive annual scholarship of 60,000
either through the INSPIRE program of Department of Science and Technology or the DISHA
program of Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. In addition, the scholarship
recipients receive grant of 20,000 per annum for summer internship.
Registration / Online application opens
January 01, 2018
Last Date for Online Application
March 05, 2018
Download of admit card starts
April 25, 2018
Date of examination
June 02, 2018 (Saturday), 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Announcement of results on NEST website
June 18, 2018
For complete information about NEST-2018 notification, Syllabus and for Register online, Visit www.nestexam.in
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