National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2016 is a national entrance test conduct on May 28, 2016 (Saturday). NEST is a compulsory test for admission to the 5-year Integrated MSc programme under NISER, Bhubaneswar and UM-DAE CBS, Mumbai.
The eligible candidates who are seeking for admission for MSC Science Courses under NISER / UM-DAE CBS may apply for NEST 2016 through online on or before last date 4th March 2016.
Start of Online application for NEST 2016: 04th January 2016
Closing of Online application: 04th March 2016
Download of Admit Card begins: 15th April 2016
NEST 2016 examination: 28th May 2016 (Saturday) 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Announcement of results in NEST website: 17th June 2016
About National Entrance Screening Test
National Entrance Screening Test also knows as NEST, is a national level entrance test. NEST Entrance Test conducting for Admission to “Integrated MSc programme 2016-17 (in basic sciences – Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics)” under 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 CBS), Mumbai.
Important pointsNEST accepts NISER and CBS Autonomous Institutions in Bhubaneswar and Mumbai. The Integrated MSC Programme admissions under NISER and CBS will be made based on NEST Merit. NEST 2016 will be conducted at 56 major towns and cities all over India. NEST examination time duration for 3 hours and will start at 10:00 am. NEST Question paper consist of 5 (five) sections of objective (MCQ) type questions Each section carries maximum of 50 marks. Language of the question paper will be English only.
Application Fee: (Payments can be made by DD or using credit card/ debit card/ net-banking through online payment gateway)
- General/OBC category is 700/-
- SC/ST/PD categories and all female candidates is 350/-
How to apply
The eligible and interested candidates may fill-up the online application form through website at www.nestexam.in. Applicants are required to apply on or before last date 4th March 2016.
There is no offline application mode available for NEST 2016.
More information read at : https://www.nestexam.in/docs/16/NEST2016-Brochure-Syllabus-Final.pdf
For any query requiring quicker response, please contact at
Phone: (0674) 2494102 (Mon-Fri, 10:00 -13:00 & 14:30 – 17:00)
The official website of NEST 2016 is: www.nestexam.in.
The Chief Coordinator NEST 2016,
National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER),
At/PO-Jatni, District- Khurda, PIN- 752050, Odisha, India.