How to Clear NEST Exam in First Attempt without Coaching?

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NEST ResultThe (National Entrance Screening Test) NEST is a Compulsory Test for admission to the 5-year Integrated M.Sc program in basic sciences – Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics – at National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS), Mumbai.

Both NISER and CBS are autonomous institutions established by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India, in 2007. National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a very crucial and mandatory exam conducted for the students to seek admission to the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) to excel in Basic Sciences.

The NISER and UM-DAE CEBS were initiated through the Atomic Energy Department, Government of India in 2007.

Important things to Remember for Applicants During the Exam 

  • Candidates must reach the examination venue at least half an hour (30 minutes) before the start of the examination.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall for half an hour (30 minutes) after the start of the examination, i.e., 10:30 am.
  • Candidates will be allowed to leave the examination hall only after one hour from the start of the examination, i.e., 11:00 am.
  • Candidates leaving the examination hall after 12 noon will be allowed to carry the question paper.
  • The use of log tables and calculators in the examination hall is not allowed.
  • Candidates must bring their own pen, pencil, eraser and other stationeries.
  • Candidates MUST bring their Admit Card and Identity Card to the examination hall.
  • Mobile phones and other electronic gadgets are not allowed inside the examination hall.

How to Clear NEST Exam

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  • Go give a mock test now.
  • Now that you have given a test go to all the questions in which you made mistakes. (Don’t get demoralized even if the success rate is low. You can still do better.
  • Analyze the mistakes, whether it was a concept that you didn’t know or calculation mistake or anything like that.
  • Now if it’s a conceptual mistake then go through the concepts (one by one), thoroughly again and try to solve at least five more such questions. But BEWARE if it was a calculation mistake, you need to reduce them ASAP.
  • Practice Practice Practice. That’s the key to success.
  • No more Quora for you, girl for the next ten days. And don’t get demotivated now. You don’t have time for these.
  • Revise everything that you learned yesterday, or you tend to forget.
  • For the General section don’t go for anything too difficult, just revise from your reference book (whatever you use). Every day at least 30 mins.

The fear of exam preparation is something that is difficult to cope with and tends to put you in difficulty when not tackle with full sense. So, it is needed to become aware of the syllabus first and then take a forward step in the process of preparation.

Each student has their unique way to prepare among them; some do the hard work and some less.

There are many questions in the mind of students regarding the preparation of the exams. You need to prepare thoroughly and comprehensively during the exam.  It is hard to prepare for the NEST Exam but not impossible, so you need to put in every effort into your preparation. So, it is possible to win over the anxiety of the exam preparation successfully.

At the beginning of the first ten days before the approaching of the exam, you require to spare 4-5 hours on a daily basis to each subject and give the remaining hours to note-making. Till the end of the 10th day, you must stick to the same decided topics and after the arrival of the second week, go to the next topics. But you need to

It is necessary for the students to give full attention and importance to each topic one-by-one. Don’t push yourself altogether on the whole syllabus. Make sure to attempt each topic, and skipping any one of them is the thing to make sense.

Make Time Table

Before you start your preparation, the students are advised to design the timetable of the whole syllabus covering all the study contents required to be studied per day. The tough subjects need to be spared long hours along with the subject you are weak at.

Remove the Fear

Fear is the most terrible thing becoming the obstacle in achieving high scores. Since NEST Exam is one of the crucial exams so it must be dealt with without bearing any fear in mind. Don’t pressure your mind when finding it difficult to comprehend the particular subject.

Time Management

Time management is the most important factor in deciding the scores in the exam. You are required to prepare for the NEST Exam giving value to the time. Set a definite time for each topic; it is going to help you deal with the subjects very well. Study continuously for three hours and keep taking a relaxation time for 10 minutes.

Prepare Notes

Just swatting before the exam is not the thing to be proud of. The best method of studying the topics is to make a note of each subject. Just learning like the parrot can give you a complete mental block on the day of an exam.

Importance of Each Subject

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Each subject comes with different priorities. So, it won’t be wrong underestimating any subject. Give equal priority to each topic as not neglecting any part is an indication of the success in the exam. As any question may get asked from any corner of the syllabus.

For any other queries about the NEST Exam, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. priyansh pandeyYour Name... says:

    is there is any interview after clearing nest exam

  2. Bhagyashree panda says:

    Is there is any couching available for NEST in online mode ?

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