Online applications are invited for National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2020. National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is conducted for the five-year integrated MSc programmes offered at the 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.
Application fee: –
General category – Rs 1200
SC/ST categories- Rs. 600
Age limit: –
Candidates in the General and OBC category should be born on or after August 01, 2000. The age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ ST/ Divyangjan candidates.
Education qualification: –
Class XII qualifying examination should be passed in either 2018 or 2019.
Candidates appearing in 2020 are also eligible.
At least 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent grade) in Class XII (or equivalent) examination from any recognized Board in India. For Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates and for Divyangjan candidates, the minimum requirement is 55%.
How to apply: –
Candidates have to apply online through the official website https://nestexam.in/
Important dates: –
The application process begins: January 7, 2020
The application window to close: April 3, 2020
NEST 2020: June 6, 2020