National Entrance Screening Test (NEST 2022) for 5-Year Integrated M.Sc at NISER Bhubaneswar & Univ. of Mumbai [Exam on June 18]: Apply by May 18: Expired

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Applications are invited for National Entrance Screening Test (NEST 2022) for 5-Year Integrated M.Sc at NISER Bhubaneswar & Univ. of Mumbai. The last date of application is 18 May.

About

National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a compulsory test for students seeking admission to 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.

Both NISER and UM-DAE CEBS were set up by Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India in 2007. Their mandate is to train scientific manpower for carrying out cutting edge scientific research and for providing input to scientific programmes of Department of Atomic Energy and other applied science institutions in the country. NEST 2022 will be conducted in around 90 cities across India.

Eligibility

Candidates must qualify all four eligibility criteria listed below:

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  • Candidates in the Unreserved and OBC categories must have been born on or after August 01, 2002. The age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ ST/ Divyangjan candidates.
  • Class XII qualifying examination must have passed in either 2020 or 2021. Candidates appearing in 2022 are also eligible. (Where only Letter Grade is given by the Board, a certificate from the Board specifying equivalent percentage marks will be required. In the absence of such a certificate the decision of the respective Admission Committees will be final.)
  • At least 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent grade) in Class XII examination from any recognized Board in India. For Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates and for Divyangjan candidates, the minimum requirement is 55%.
  • Candidate should secure a position in the NEST merit list.

Important dates

  • Registration / Online application opens :21st of February, 2022.
  • Online application closes : 18th of May, 2022 (midnight).
  • Download of admit card starts : 06th of June, 2022.
  • Date of examination : 18th of June 2022.
  • Announcement of results on NEST website : 05th of July, 2022.

Application

Interested candidates can apply online via this page from Feb 21.

No. of Seats

NISER

There are a total of 200 seats this year, which include reserved seats for SC/ST/OBC/Divyangjan candidates as per Government norms. 2 supernumerary seats are reserved for eligible candidates from J&K and Ladakh. If offered admission under the OBC-NCL category, the candidate must produce the relevant valid certificate on the date of admission.

UM-DAE CEBS

Tentatively, there are 57 seats this year with reservations as per government norms.2 supernumerary seats are reserved for eligible candidates from J&K and Ladakh.

Click here to view the official notification of National Entrance Screening Test (NEST 2022).


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