Exam Details

Exam Name : NEST

Exam Mode : Online

Number of Questions Asked : 230

Last date to fill application form : 30/04/2021

Admit Card release date : 20-05-2021

Age Limit : Not Applicable

Exam Duration : 180 Minutes

Total Marks : 230

Application fee : "General and OBC (Male candidates): Rs. 1200/- SC/ST/PwD (Male candidates): Rs. 600/- Female (all categories): Rs. 600/- Divyang Category: Rs. 600/-"

Application form release date : 24/02/2021

Last date to pay fee : 30/04/2021

Exam date : 14-06-2021

Declaration of result : 30-06-2021

Eligibility :

  • "Candidates must check their NEST 2021 eligibility before applying for the entrance exam. The list of criteria are mentioned below: Age Eligibility Criteria: Candidates of General/OBC category candidates must be born on or after August 01
  • 2001
  • and the age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC / ST / PwD candidates. Education Qualification: Candidates must pass the class 10th and 12th examinations from any recognized board. Minimum Marks: Candidates must secure an aggregate of 60% in class 12th board examination. For SC/ST/PwD students need 55% marks. Compulsory Subjects: Candidates should be from the science stream only. They must have physics
  • chemistry
  • mathematics
  • and biology in class 11th and 12th Candidates can go through the NEST Seat Reservation Please check the category wise seat reservation distribution below in the table: Seat Reservations For NEST 2021 Category Reservation OBC/NCL(Other Backward Classes/Non–Creamy Layer) 27% Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) 15% A person with Disabilities (PwD) 5% The quota for students from Jammu and Kashmir (JK) 2 seats in both the institute"


Description :
"NEST 2021 will be organized jointly by the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar and the University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS), Mumbai. This is a national entrance screening test conducted every year to offer admission into 5 years of Integrated M.Sc programs in Biological, Mathematical, Chemical, and Physical sciences. The exam is to be held on 14 June 2021 in 91 cities all over India. The candidates must read the complete article to get full information about the NEST 2021 exam viz; application form, eligibility, admit card, etc."

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