NEST Counselling 2020 - NISER and CEBS will start their NEST 2020 counselling process in online mode. The counselling of NEST 2020 will be conducted in online mode for both the participating institutes. There will be two rounds of NEST counselling. The schedule of the second round of NEST counselling 2020 will be released based on the vacant seats in the programmes. Candidates need not fill any registration form for NEST counselling for NISER. However, for the CEBS, the candidates will have to fill and submit a google form to register for the NEST counselling 2020.
The selected and eligible candidates will be getting mail to attend the NEST 2020 counselling. Candidates need to carry all the required official documents with them while going for NEST counselling. NEST 2020 counselling is the process where the document verification of the selected candidates is done. After a successful document verification of NEST 2020, candidates are allotted admission to the programmes and the institutes.
NEST is conducted by the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) and Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (CEBS) for the candidates who are seeking admission in their five years integrated M. Sc programmes.
To be announced soon
NEST 2020 Result
To be declared
NEST 2020 Counselling Registration starts
To be notified
Online registration for NEST 2020 counselling closes
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First Round for counselling
Second round for counselling
The NEST 2020 cut off is released as per the institutions. The candidates can take a look at the NEST cut off from previous years to have an idea of the cut off trend.
The candidates, who are called for the counselling of NEST, are supposed to carry certain official documents with them to get verified. It must be noted that the candidates’ admission process will not be completed if any of the documents are missing. It might also happen that the candidates lose their candidature if they are unable to provide any of these documents.
Class 12 mark sheet or provisional mark sheet (Along with a photocopy)
Category certificate (Along with a photocopy)
Printout of NEST scorecard 2020
FOUR passport size colour photographs
Proof of Date of Birth (along with a photocopy)
Candidates also need to draw a Demand Draft of Rs. 17,950 for General and OBC category students and Rs. 10,450 for students of SC and ST category, in favour of NISER, payable at Bhubaneswar.
Candidates, who decide to cancel their NEST admission and wish to withdraw their admission, must do so before the end of the second counselling. To cancel the admission the candidates have to send an email with the following details-
Date of Birth
Roll and Application Number
Class 12 board exam percentage
Candidates who are called for NEST counselling are based on the merit lists that are released by the participating institutes.
To appear for NEST 2020 counselling, the candidates need to register online for the process. After the successful registration, the candidates need to print out some of the forms - Candidate Personal Details, Candidate Medical History, Undertaking by the candidates and the parents/guardian, and Format of an affidavit (anti-ragging) by the candidate and the parent/guardian.
It must be noted that the second round of NEST counselling is held if there is any vacancy in any of the participating institutes. If there are none, the institutes will not release the second round of the counselling session.
The second round of NEST counselling 2020 is conducted on the official websites of the respective participating institutes.
The candidates who want to apply for NEST counselling 2020 need to score certain marks that makes them eligible to appear for the counselling process. However, to apply for counselling process in CEBS, the candidates need to fill a Google Form online, the link of which will be provided online.
The candidates need to carry their Class 12 mark sheet or provisional mark sheet, category certificate, printout of NEST scorecard 2020, four passport size color photographs, proof of Date of Birth.
No, there will be no interview round for NEST 2020. The candidates will get the admission based on the candidates’ marks and their qualifying status according to the cut off and merit lists.
The National Institute of Science Education and Research is one of the participating institutes which conduct NEST. The other institute is Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (CEBS).
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The cutoff varies every year. If you are an unreserved candidate, a minimum rank of 500 will get you into CEBS or NISER in first round counselling. AIR 1000 for reserved categories.
There are high chances for you if you score around 50% in the NEST exam.
Hope this helps.
nest 2020 application has extended to 31 may, 2020.
the eligibility criteria is
candidates must have pass 12th course from a recognized university in the year of 2019/2018 are eligible to apply. candidate from general category should have secured minimum aggregate of 60% marks. For ST/SC candidates, minimum aggregate marks are 55%. candidates must have studies mathematics, physics, chemistry , biology or life science as a subject in 10+2 course.
there is no separate qualifying score applicable to each subject. there will be two paper, in section 1 there is general aptitude questions, Section 2 will contain questions from Biology, Section 3 from Chemistry, Section 4 from Mathematics and Section 5 from Physics. Candidates have to attempt any three other sections after attempting Section I.
Hello Shreyash !
National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is conducted jointly by National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and Mumbai University - Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS), Mumbai.
By NEST exam you will get admission in M.SC courses , in Biology , Chemistry ,Mathematics and Physics.
You can check more about this exam on our site :
Hope it helps !
Here is the link for the official website of NEST exam https://www.nestexam.in/
And download the Sample Papers for NEST exam from this link
Practise well and score better.
All the best!!
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