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Entrance Exam Notifications

NEST-2020

  Posted on : 08-01-2020 |  Source: website

 National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 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. Both NISER and UM-DAE CEBS were set up by Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India in 2007. Their mandate is to train scientific manpower for carrying out cutting edge scientific research and for providing input to scientific programmes of Department of Atomic Energy and other applied science institutions in the country. NEST 2020 will be conducted in around 90 cities [see list] across India. The brochure gives the detailed procedure for applying for the test, syllabus of the test and various deadlines.

 
NISER, Bhubaneswar and UM-DAE CEBS, Mumbai are in compliance with the UGC and Govt. of India guidelines on anti-ragging. Ragging in any form is a punishable offense and hence is totally prohibited on these campuses. Any complaint regarding ragging can be made at the 24x7 toll-free National Anti-Ragging Help Line number 1800-180-5522 and/or at the email-ID helpline@antiragging.in.
About NISER
 
NISER, established by the Department of Atomic Energy, strives to become a citadel for basic sciences and allied subjects in terms of teaching and research. Its vision includes imparting high-quality science education in a vibrant academic ambience to the bright, motivated students, by a faculty of distinguished scientists and teachers. The curriculum is amply supported by a strong visitor's programme by accomplished scientists from India and abroad.
NISER offers a 5 year integrated M.Sc. programme in Biological, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical sciences. NISER functions from its own campus at Jatni. Degrees at NISER will be awarded by the Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), a deemed-to-be University within the Department of Atomic Energy.
 
There are 200 seats for 2020 batch, including reserved seats for SC/ST/OBC/Divyangjan candidates as per Government norms. If offered admission under the OBC-NCL category, candidate must produce the relevant certificate on the date of admission, valid on that date. Further details about the institute are available on the NISER website (http://www.niser.ac.in). Fee structure for integrated MSc programme at NISER can be found here.

Eligibility

 Eligibility criteria for admission

 
Candidates must qualify all four eligibility criteria listed below:
Candidates in General and OBC category should be born on or after August 01, 2000. The age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ ST/ Divyangjan candidates.
Class XII qualifying examination should be passed in either 2018 or 2019. Candidates appearing in 2020 are also eligible. (Where only Letter Grade is given by the Board, a certificate from the Board specifying equivalent percentage marks will be required. In the absence of such a certificate the decision of the respective Admission Committees will be final.)
At least 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 Divyangjan candidates, the minimum requirement is 55%.
Registration Fee General and OBC categories is 1,200/–. The application fee for candidates in the SC/ST/Divyangjan categories and for all female candidates is 600/–.
How to Apply
Important Dates

 Registration / Online application opens : January 08, 2020 (2:30 pm)

Online application closes : April 3, 2020 (midnight) [First Friday of April]
Download of admit card starts : April 24, 2020, 6:30 pm
Date of examination : June 06, 2020 (Saturday), Session-I: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, Session-II: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm [First Saturday of June]
Announcement of results on NEST website : June 16, 2020 [Third Tuesday of June]
First Counselling of NISER Bhubaneswar : To be Announced
First Counselling of CEBS Mumbai : To be Announced
 
Contact Details

 National Institute of Science Education and Research Bhubaneswar
P.O. Jatni, Khurda 752050, Odisha, India
E-mail : nest-exam@niser.ac.in

Certificates Required
Courses Offered

integrated MSc programme 

Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam (Online/offiline) Online
Application Available at online
Application Cost Rs 600/-female Rs.1200/- for gen,obc,male
Application Procedure(Online)
Application Procedure(Offline)
Mode of Payment online
Exam Centers Different Cities all over India
Date of Exam June 06, 2020 (Saturday), Session-I: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, Session-II: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm [First Saturday of June]
Last Date to Apply 03-04-2020
Other Information https://www.nestexam.in/