National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2023 Application Date Out.
NEST 2023: National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) official notification for the application date is out. Students can fill out the form on 27th February 2023. The National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) conducts the NEST 2023 exam on a national-level entrance exam by Bhubaneswar and UMDAE-CEBS Mumbai.
The Candidates admitted to the program are eligible to receive an annual scholarship of Rs.60,000 through the DISHA program of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. In addition, the scholarship recipients receive a grant of Rs.20,000 per annum for the summer internship.
Candidates selected by DST for the INSPIRE-SHE program are endorsed for INSPIRE scholarship by NISER and CEBS.
NEST 2023 Important Updates
The NEST released the official notification for the candidates who are seeking admission to the 5 year Integrated M.SC program at the National Institute of Science Education & Research (NISER) University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS) Mumbai and Bhubaneswar.
|NEST 2023 (National Entrance Screening Test)
|NEST 2023 Official Link
|Name Of The Board
|National Institute of Science Education & Research (NISER)
|NEST 2023 Application Date
|27th February 2023
|NEST 2023 Application Last Date
|17th May 2023
|NEST 2023 Exam Date
|24th June 2023 (Saturday)
|NEST 2023 Exam Duration
|NEST 2023 Admit Card
|12th June 2023
|NEST 2023 Answer Key
|4th Week of June 2023
|NEST 2023 Result
|10th July 2023
NEST 2023 Application Fee Structure
Candidates can pay the application fee for the NEST 2023 through online mode only via (NetBanking, Debit/Credit Card, or UPI)
Male (General & OBC categories):
Male (SC & ST Categories:
Female (All Categories):
NEST 2023 Eligibility Criteria
- Qualification: Candidates should have passed 12th Intermediate or its equivalent examination from any recognized board in the year 2021 or 2022.
- Age Limit: Candidates must be born on or after 1st August 2003 and can apply for NEST. However, 5 years of relaxation is given to ST/ SC/ PWD candidates.
- Marks Criteria: The minimum marks obtained in the examination must be 60% (55% for those belonging to SC/ST/ PWD categories).
- Subject: The candidates are required to have passed the above examination with the Science stream consisting of subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics as a mandatory subjects in the qualifying examination.
- Appearing: Those candidates who are appearing 12th class in 2023 can also apply for the exam.
NEST 2023 Syllabus
Here is the complete syllabus for National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2023 is based on Class 11th & 12th NCERT and CBSE.
|Physical-world and measurement
|Laws of Motion
|Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism
|Work, Energy, and Power
|Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
|The motion of systems of particles and rigid body
|Properties of Bulk Matter
|Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
|Atoms and Nuclei
|The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory
|Some basic concepts of Chemistry
|Structure of atom
|Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
|Chemical Bonding and Molecular structure
|States of Matter: Gases and liquids
|General principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
|P Block elements
|D and F block elements
|Sets and Functions
|Relations and Functions
|Vectors and Three–Dimensional Geometry
|Statistics and Probability
|Diversity in the Living World
|Structural Organisation – Plants and Animals
|Genetics and Evolution
|Cell Structure and Function
|Biology and Human welfare
|Biotechnology and its applications
|Ecology and environment
NEST 2023 Exam Pattern
- Mode of Examination: The mode of exam will be a Computer-Based Test (CBT) online exam.
- Questions Type: The question paper will have Multiple -Choice Questions (MCQs).
- Time Duration: The duration of the examination will be 4 hours for completing the exam.
- Total Marks: The question paper will be overall 200 marks.
- Sections: There are 4 different sections in the question paper which include subjects like physics, chemistry, mathematics, and biology. Each subject contains 17 questions of which 12 questions will be single correct answer MCQs & 5 questions will be multiple correct answer MCQs.
- Marking Scheme: In single correct answer MCQs candidates will earn 2.5 marks & for multiple correct answer MCQs 4 marks will be awarded.
- Negative Marking: No marks will be deducted for multiple correct answer MCQs & 1 mark will be deducted for single correct answer MCQs.