What is NEST?

Courses Offered:

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:

Age Limit:

Seat Matrix:

General 101 23
General-EWS 0 06
OBC-NCL 54 15
SC 30 09
ST 15 04
Divyangjan 5% seats in each category 5% seats in each category
Total 200 57
Total proposed intake 200 57

Application Procedure:

Mode of Application: Online

Application Fee:

For OC/ EWS/ OBC: 1,200/-
For SC/ ST: 600/-
Note: For Female Candidate fees will be 600/-

Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test (CBT)

Part-1Mathematics50 Markschoose Any 3 PARTS or Can attempt 4 Subjects
Negetive Marking*
Part-2Physics50 Marks
Part-3Chemistry50 Marks
Part-4Biology50 Marks
3 hrs 30 min duration

Test Centers:

NEST 2023 Syllabus:

Admission Procedure:

  • Admissions will be done based on National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) Exam score.
  • A Separate merit list will be prepared for both the institutes.
  • For NISER: All the 4 sections will be consider.
  • For CEBS: Best 3 scores out of the four sections and the section with the worst score is omitted.


  • The candidates admitted to the programme are eligible to receive annual scholarship of 60,000 through 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.


Start of Online application for NEST 2023 February 27, 2023
Closing of Online application May 17, 2023
Download of Admit Card begins June 12, 2023.
NEST 2023 examination 24th of June 2023.
Announcement of results on NEST website 10-07-2023.

For complete information about National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2023 Notification and for Register online, Visit www.nestexam.in

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