NEST NISER Admission

NEST 2023: NISER Counselling (Started), Merit List, Dates, Admission procedure

Latest Applications Open 2024:

NEST 2023 CEBS Merit List has been Released now. Results has been Declared on 10th July 2023. Answer Key has been released on 26th June 2023. The Examination was held on 24th June 2023. The National Entrance Screening Test is organized by the National Institute of Science Education and Research. This National Level exam is held once every year for 5-year education programs. 

NEST 2023 exam would be an online exam for applicants willing to get admission in the Biology, Mathematical, Chemical and Physical sciences courses. The courses for this exam are only available at the National Institute of Science Education and Research and UM-DAE CEBS or The University of Mumbai. 

All the information about NEST 2023 with its application form would only be available on the official website. And all the other important information related to NEST 2023 is given below.

NEST 2023 Notification – Counselling Started 

New NEST 2023 CEBS Merit List has been Released now. Click to Check the Counselling Details.

New NEST 2023 NISER Result has been Declared on 10th July 2023. Click to Check the Result Details.

NEST NotificationNEST Important Dates
NEST Application FormNEST How to Fill Application Form
NEST Admit CardNEST Answer key
NEST ResultNEST Cut Off
NEST CounsellingNEST Eligibility
NEST Exam PatternNEST Syllabus
NEST PreparationNEST Exam Centers

NEST 2023 Highlights 

Exam NameNEST
Full-FormNational Entrance Screening Test
Exam TypesPG Level
Exam LevelNational
Courses Offered5 Year M.Sc Course
Conducting Body
National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) & UM–DAE CEBS
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline (Computer Based Test)
Exam Date24th June 2023
Exam Duration3 Hrs 30 Minutes
Official websitehttps://www.nestexam.in/
Helpline1800-180-5522
Emailhelpline@antiragging.in.

NEST 2023 Important Dates 

Dates are one of the most anticipated notifications about any exam. When the exam dates are announced, students get the time to plan and prepare for the exam. The application form for NEST 2023 will be available from February 2023, and the other dates are given in the table below:

EventsDates (Announced)
Application process starts27th February 2023
Last date to submit an application form24th May 2023
Application Correction Dates26th – 29th May 2023
Admit card download12th June 2023
NEST 2023 Exam24th June 2023
Result declaration10th July 2023
Counselling process startsTo be Announced

NEST 2023 Application Form 

Application forms are your first steps toward the Examination. It is the most crucial step, as one mistake can cancel your application form. So it is advised to fill in the correct information and documents as prescribed. 

It is also advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling out the application form so that it is not cancelled. The application form for NEST 2023 will be released from February 2023 on the official website only.

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All the other important information about the application is given below:-

  • The application form will be available on the official website only. 
  • The start date to submit the online application form is 27th February 2023. 
  • The last date to submit the application form is 17th May 2023. 
  • An applicant is not allowed to fill out more than one application form. 
  • Candidates have to upload all the mentioned documents appropriately.
  • Fill in your information very carefully.
  • Fill in your details, such as Name, Date of birth, and Address, carefully to avoid application form cancellations.  
  • Upload all your required documents very carefully, and should be in the prescribed format.
  • Do not forget to note down your registration number, User ID, and Password. 
  • Candidates should take the printout of the application form after completion for further use.
  • Candidates will not have to send any hard copies. 

NEST 2023 Application Fees

The application fee is the amount that is fixed by the conducting authority. After you fill out your application form, you will have to pay some amount as an application fee for the NEST 2023 exam. 

The application fee is set as per categories, and filling out the application fee is mandatory before submitting the application form. You can see the table below for the NEST 2023 application fee. 

CategoryApplication Fee
General & OBC maleRs.1200/-
Female, SC/ ST, and PWDRs.600/-

NEST 2023 Application Form Correction 

NEST 2023 application form will be made available on the online website only. If the candidates want to make changes or edit their form, the authority will provide the facility of a correction window. 

The candidates would be asked to give a valid Email ID and Mobile number, and the conducting body would contact those candidates for further changes. 

NEST 2023 Eligibility Criteria 

The official authority sets Eligibility Criteria for all applicants willing to apply for the exam. Each candidate has to follow the eligibility criteria, and if they fail, their application form will be cancelled. 

The NEST 2023 Eligibility Criteria are given in the pointers below; all the candidates are advised to follow this to avoid cancellations.

Nationality 

The applicants must be Indian.

Age Limit 

  • Candidates born after August 2000 can also apply for NEST 2023 but must be General or OBC. 
  • There is also an age relaxation of 5 years for PWD/SC/ST category applicants. 

Education Qualification 

The applying candidates must have passed the 12th standard from any recognized board examinations in 2023-2024. 

Minimum Marks 

  • The minimum marks obtained by the candidate should be 60%. 
  • The SC/ST/PWD candidates can score at least 55% in aggregate in the 12th standard or any other equivalent exam. 

Appearing 

Those candidates who are appearing can also apply for the Examination. 

NEST 2023 Exam Pattern 

The exam pattern has the most helpful information about the exam. All the candidates preparing for the NEST 2023 exam should look carefully at the exam pattern to know all the information related to the exam. The exam pattern for NEST 2023 is given below:-

  • Mode of Examination: Offline
  • Duration of Exam: 3 hours and 30 minutes
  • Marking scheme: 1 mark for each correct answer
  • Negative marking: No mark will be deducted for a wrong answer in section 1, and there will be negative marking in other sections. 
  • Question types: MCQs
  • Total Marks: 200 Marks 
  • Language: English 

See the table below to know the exam pattern:

SectionSubjectMarks
1Biology50
2Physics50
3Chemistry50
4Mathematics50
Total 200 Marks

NEST 2023 Syllabus 

The syllabus is the most critical information about the exam for an application. The syllabus is the only information that will determine the result. All the candidates are advised to study the syllabus very well. 

The syllabus for NEST 2023 will be based on the patterns of Cbse of classes 11th and 12th. The questions would be from Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry. To know the syllabus for NEST 2023 in detail, look at the tables below:

Chemistry 

Some basic concepts of ChemistrySolid-state
Structure of atomSolutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureChemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and liquidsSurface Chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
EquilibriumP Block elements
Redox reactionsD and F block elements
HydrogenCoordination compounds

Physics 

Physical-world and measurementElectro statistics
KinematicsCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy, and PowerElectromagnetic induction and alternating currents
The motion of systems of particles and rigid bodyElectromagnetic waves
GravitationOptics
Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
The behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theoryElectronic Devices

Biology 

Diversity in the Living WorldReproduction
Structural Organization – Plants and AnimalsGenetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human Welfare
Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and its applications
Human physiologyEcology and environment

Mathematics 

Sets and FunctionsRelations and Functions
AlgebraAlgebra
Coordinate GeometryCalculus
CalculusVectors and Three–Dimensional Geometry
Mathematical ReasoningLinear Programming
Statistics and ProbabilityProbability

NEST 2023 Preparation Tips 

You can only follow the preparation tips if you want to give your best in the exam. Preparation tips are the most valuable things before the exam and while you are preparing for it. 

You will need hard work, confidence, and preparation tips to ace the exam. It is advised to all the applicants to follow the preparation tips and prepare well.

The NEST 2023 preparation tips are given below:-

  • Prepare the moment you get the syllabus and dates for the exam not to waste any time, as it is essential.
  • Plan your time accordingly so you do not miss any essential topics from the syllabus. 
  • Start preparing on time so you do not feel burdened before the exam. 
  • Revision is the key to acing the exam. 
  • Revise thoroughly before exams at least once, as it will help you brush up on what you learned.
  • You can also make notes while studying for the exam for better understanding.
  • Read the syllabus carefully to get the idea and do not miss any crucial points. 
  • Give your best and be confident in yourself. 

NEST 2023 Books 

There are a lot of sources available for you to prepare for the exam, but books are the best and most readily available source to prepare for the exam. The best books for NEST 2023 are given below:

Mathematics 

Higher AlgebraHall and Knight
Problems in Calculus of One VariableI. A Maron
Plane TrigonometryS. L Loney
Integral CalculusAmit M Agarwal

Chemistry 

A Textbook of Organic Chemistry for IITJEER. K Gupta
An Objective Approach to Organic ChemistryR. K Gupta
Textbook of Chemistry for Class 11th and 12thNCERT
IIT ChemistryO. P Agarwal
Entrance ChemistryBhakta

Physics 

Concepts of PhysicsH. C Verma
Aptitude Test ProblemsS. S Kotov
Objective PhysicsMahesh Jain
Practice Problems in Physics for Engineering  ExaminationsS. Mishra
Physics for Engineering and Medical ExaminationsAjit Singh Panwar
Problems in PhysicsA. A Pinsky

Biology 

Objective BiologyS Biswas & A Biswas
Textbook of BiologyNCERT
Elementary Biology for Class 12K. N Bhatia
BiologyS. C Verma
BiologyA. C Dutta

NEST 2023 Admit Card 

You will receive your admit card after filling out the application form and paying the application fees. Admit cards will only be available to those candidates who have completed their application form. 

The admit card for NEST 2023 will be available from April 2023. The application form would only be released on the official website. The candidates must fill in the details to download their admit cards. 

Admit cards are the most important document the candidates must carry to the examination hall. If the candidates fail to bring the admit card, they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

NEST 2023 Answer Key 

NISER would mail the NEST 2023 Answer key to the candidates who will give the exam. The answer key would not be released on the official website. The NEST 2023 Answer key will be emailed to candidates in June 2023. 

The answer key would help the candidates to check their answers with the answers key and estimate their results. The authority would also allow the candidates to raise objections against the answer key. 

To object to the NEST 2023 answer key, the candidates must fill in their NEST roll number and question ID. The Final Answer key would only be released after all the objections are cleared. 

NEST 2023 Result 

Results for NEST 2023 will be released some days after the exam. The result for NEST 2023 will be released in July 2023. The candidates can see the result only on the official website. 

The applicants who would be able to see their results should apply for the next level of the exam before the due date. Candidates with their names on the result list would also be eligible for various scholarships and rewards. 

The candidates who score excellent will be given the NEST exam pass certificate. The result should be kept safe till the admissions of the applicants are successfully made; it is required at the time of counselling. 

NEST Counselling

The selected candidates who score excellent would be eligible for the counselling round. The counselling for NEET 2023 will be done online on the official website only.

All the candidates who will be shortlisted after the result declaration will be given seats in different courses from colleges and universities. NEST 2023 would not conduct any joint counselling. 

The candidates must also bring some documents for verification at the counselling session. The documents required for NEST 2023 counselling are given below:-

  • 10th Certificate 
  • 12th Certificate 
  • 10th Marksheet
  • 12th Marksheet 
  • Passport Size photograph 
  • NSET 2023 Admit Card 
  • Caste Certificate 
  • Disability Certificate 
  • Valid Photo Id Proof
  • Provisional letter 
  • NEST 2023 Scorecard, etc.

FAQs

Question:- NEST 2023 would be offline or online?

Ans- The NEST 2023 exam would be an offline exam. 

Question:- Would there be any negative marking in the NEST 2023 exam?

Ans- No, the first section would have no negative marking. 

Question:- Do we have to carry documents for counselling?

Ans- Yes, you would have to carry documents or counselling. 

Question:- Is there any age relaxation for SC/ST/PWD categories?

Ans- There is an age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/PWD categories. 

Question:- NEST 2023 exam would be MCQs?

Ans- Yes, NEST 2023 exam would be MCQs. 

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