Entrance Exam


(National Entrance Screening Test)

OFFICIAL WEBSITE : www.nestexam.in
CONDUCTED BY : National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER)

Basic Overview And Eligibility

Level of Study

Age Limit

Should be born on or after August 01, 2000

For SC/ ST/ Divyangjan candidates-   The age limit is relaxed by 5 years

Degree(s) Offered

Eligibility Stream / Subject


10+2 (or any equivalent degree)

Other stream :

General/OBC-   60% marks in aggregate in XII (or equivalent)
SC/ST candidates and for Divyangjan candidates- 55%

Exam Features

Mode of exam
Frequency per year
Score range
1 year
Score validity

Key Elements Evaluated


Related Major

5-year Integrated MSc Program in Basic Sciences –





What is Related Major ?

Related major basically means the particular field or specialization course you are eligible to get admitted in once you crack the relevant entrance exam.Related Major might vary from college to college and university to university.

​​Paper Pattern

Key Dates

JAN , 2021
JUN, 2021 
Form Deadline
Form Available
SEPT, 2021 
Exam Date

Application Process

1. Visit the official website of NEST i.e. nestexam.in.
2. Click on the link ‘Apply Online’ link on NEST 2020 website to reach the online application page on/after January 07, 2020. 
3. Enter the required credentials i.e. name, valid email id and a password of their choice in a window. 
4. Candidates will then receive an email containing a link to confirm the registration.
5. After confirmation, provide the same email id & password, enter the secret code and click on ‘Login’ in the window.
6. NEST 2020 Application Process allows multi-session data entry.

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