NEST (National Entrance Screening Test) 2021 Notification Released
- The National Entrance Screening Test or NEST is a compulsory online/ computer based test for admission to the five year Integrated MSc programme in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at 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.
- General and OBC category candidates born on or after August 01, 2001 are eligible for admission to the Integrated MSc programme of NISER/CEBS.
- The age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ ST/ Divyangjan candidates.
- A candidate becomes eligible for the programme when he/ she satisfies all the four criteria stated below:
- Secures a position in the NEST merit list.
- Passed the XII standard board examination in the science stream in the years 2019 or 2020 or has appeared in 2021 from any recognised Higher Secondary Education Board in India.
- Secures at least 60% in aggregate in the XII standard board examination. For SC/ ST/ Divyangjan candidates the requirement is 55%.
- Born on or after August 01, 2001. For SC/ST/Divyangjan students the limit is relaxed by five years.
Reservation of seats:
- 27% of seats are reserved fore Non–Creamy Layer (OBC–NCL).
- Candidates belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are NOT entitled for reservation.
- 15% seats are reserved for the SC category candidates and 7.5% seats are reserved for the ST category candidates.
- 5% of seats are reserved in every category, i.e., General, OBC–NCL, SC and ST for persons with disabilities (Divyangjan).
Mode of Application:Online
- For Male of General and OBC category: Rs.1,200/–.
- For Female of all categories and for SC/ST: Rs. 600/-
Mode of Payment: Online
For Applying: Click Here
Mode of Exam: Online
|Code||Centre Name||Code||Centre Name||Code||Centre Name|
|1||Guntur [AP]||32||Kollam [KL]||63||Jalandhar [PB]|
|2||Kurnool [AP]||33||Kottayam [KL]||64||Mohali [PB]|
|3||Rajahmundry [AP]||34||Kozhikode [KL]||65||Jaipur [RJ]|
|4||Tirupathi [AP]||35||Malappuram [KL]||66||Jodhpur [RJ]|
|5||Vijayawada [AP]||36||Palakkad [KL]||67||Udaipur [RJ]|
|6||Visakhapatnam [AP]||37||Pathanamthitta [KL]||68||Chennai [TN]|
|7||Vizianagaram [AP]||38||Thiruvananthapuram [KL]||69||Coimbatore [TN]|
|8||Guwahati [AS]||39||Thrissur [KL]||70||Madurai [TN]|
|9||Patna [BR]||40||Bhopal [MP]||71||Salem [TN]|
|10||Chandigarh [CH]||41||Gwalior [MP]||72||Tiruchirappalli [TN]|
|11||Bhilai Nagar [CG]||42||Indore [MP]||73||Tirunelveli [TN]|
|12||Raipur [CG]||43||Jabalpur [MP]||74||Hyderabad [TS]|
|13||New Delhi [DL]||44||Mumbai [MH]||75||Karimnagar [TS]|
|14||Ahmedabad [GJ]||45||Nagpur [MH]||76||Warangal [TS]|
|15||Hamirpur [HP]||46||Pune [MH]||77||Agartala [TR]|
|16||Shimla [HP]||47||Imphal [MN]||78||Allahabad [UP]|
|17||Jammu [JK]||48||Shillong [ML]||79||Kanpur [UP]|
|18||Srinagar [JK]||49||Angul [OD]||80||Lucknow [UP]|
|19||Bokaro Steel City [JH]||50||Balasore [OD]||81||Noida [UP]|
|20||Dhanbad [JH]||51||Bargarh [OD]||82||Varanasi [UP]|
|21||Jamshedpur [JH]||52||Baripada [OD]||83||Dehradun [UK]|
|22||Ranchi [JH]||53||Berhampur-Ganjam [OD]||84||Haldwani [UK]|
|23||Bengaluru [KA]||54||Bhubaneswar [OD]||85||Roorkee [UK]|
|24||Hubballi(Hubli) [KA]||55||Cuttack [OD]||86||Asansol [WB]|
|25||Mangaluru (Mangalore)[KA]||56||Dhenkanal [OD]||87||Burdwan [WB]|
|26||Mysuru (Mysore) [KA]||57||Jharsuguda [OD]||88||Durgapur [WB]|
|27||Alappuzha [KL]||58||Khurda [OD]||89||Hooghly [WB]|
|28||Ernakulam [KL]||59||Rayagada [OD]||90||Kolkata [WB]|
|29||Idukki [KL]||60||Rourkela [OD]||91||Siliguri [WB]|
|30||Kannur [KL]||61||Sambalpur [OD]||92||Kota [RJ]|
|31||Kasaragod [KL]||62||Bhatinda [PB]||–||–|
|1||Start of Online application||February 24, 2021|
|2||Closing of Online application||April 30, 2021|
|3||Download of Admit Card begins||May 20, 2021|
|4||NEST 2021 examination||June 14, 2021
(Hours of examination: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM)
|5||Announcement of results on NEST website||June 30, 2021|