NEST Eligibility Criteria 2020 - NISER Bhubaneswar and Centre of Excellence in Basic Sciences - University of Mumbai will release the NEST 2020 eligibility criteria in the first week of January 2020. Candidates appearing for the entrance examination must check the eligibility criteria of NEST 2020 before filling the application form. Only those candidates who have completed their 12th class examination with regular science stream will be eligible to apply for NEST 2020. NEST 2020 eligibility criteria mentions the age limit and academic qualification required for admission in Integrated M.Sc programmes of NISER Bhubaneswar and CEBS. The entrance examination of NEST will be conducted in the first week of June 2020. Any candidate who does not meet the eligibility criteria of NEST 2020 but clear the entrance examination will not be considered eligible for admission. To know more details on NEST 2020 eligibility criteria, read the article below.
The eligibility criteria of NEST 2020 is the minimum academic qualification and age limit required for applying in admission process of National Entrance Screening Test 2020.
Candidates applying must have passed class 12th examination with at least 60% from regular Science stream. Candidates must also have passed the last qualifying examination in the years 2018 or 2019. Those candidates who are waiting for the result can also apply for admissions in Integrated M.Sc programmes of NEST 2020. Candidates from General/ OBC category must have secured at least 60% in aggregate, whereas candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PwD category must have secured 55% in their class 12th qualifying examination.
It is mandatory for the candidates applying for NEST 2020 entrance examination to fall under the age limit of NEST 2020 eligibility criteria. Candidates belonging to General / OBC category must be born on or after August 1, 2000. The candidates belonging to the reserved categories such as SC/ ST/ PwD category will get a relaxation of maximum five years.
Candidates applying for admission in M.Sc programmes offered by NISER Bhubaneswar and UMDAE-CBS can check the list of NEST 2020 courses. Given below in the table is the list of NEST programmes 2020 offered by different schools.
School of Biological Sciences
M.Sc Biological Sciences
School of Chemical Sciences
M.SC Chemical Sciences
School of Physical Sciences
M.Sc Physical Science
School of Mathematical Sciences
M.Sc Mathematical Science
School of Computer Sciences
M.Sc Computer Science
School of Environmental Sciences
M.Sc Environmental Sciences
Candidates must check the total seats of NEST 2020 before filling the application form. There are a total of 249 seats offered for M.Sc programmes conducted at NISER Bhubaneswar and UMDAE CBS.
3% of each category
The university offers reservation to the reserved category candidates in the admission process. There are certain percentage of seats which are reserved for candidates belonging to SC/ ST, OBC-NCL, PwD and Supernumerary Quota for Jammu and Kashmir.
27% of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to OBC-NCL candidates. For candidates belonging to OBC Creamy layer are not eligible for reservation. Such candidates will be treated as General category candidates. Candidates belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Class need to fulfill the criteria of OBC NCL to avail the reservation as specified by some state government.
15% of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to SC category, whereas 7.5% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to ST category. Candidates need to produce the reserved category candidates to the admission committee at the time of admission.
5% of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the PwD category. Candidates must make sure that the disability certificate must be in accordance with the latest guidelines of Government of India.
Supernumerary Quota for students from Jammu and Kashmir
Two supernumerary seats both at NISER Bhubaneswar and UMDAE-CBS are reserved for candidates belonging to Jammu and Kashmir. Only those candidates who have appeared for class 12th examination through the State Board of Jammu and Kashmir and from CBSE affiliated schools located in Jammu and Kashmir are eligible for the supernumerary quota.
Candidates who meet the NEST 2020 eligibility criteria can start filling out the application form of NEST 2020 from the first week of January 2020. The last date to fill the admission form of NEST 2020 will be the third week of March 2020. The mode of application will be online only. The complete process of filling NEST application form 2020 is divided into four easy steps for the convenience of the candidates
Step 1: Online Registration
Step 2: Login
Step 3: Personal Details and Educational Qualification
Step 4: Application Fee Payment
Yes, the candidates belonging to the reserved category will get the age relaxation upto 5 Years as per the eligibility criteria of NEST 2020.
Candidates applying for NEST 2020 must have completed class 12th examination with at least 60% in aggregate.
Both NISER Bhubaneswar and CEBS reserves two seats for the candidates belonging to Jammu and Kashmir.
No, there is no reservation offered for OBC creamy layer candidates.
15% seats for SC candidates and 7.5% seats for ST candidates are reserved as per the eligibility criteria of NEST 2020.
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The total number of seats in NISER, Bubhaneshwar, is only around 172. And there are thousands of candidates competing for this. I am sorry to say that getting a seat in NISER with 74.853 is quite impossible. Do not lose hope. You can ask to try next year again.
All The Best
The predicted cutoff rank for OBC is 280, this year. Lat year it was around 400 rank. But competition has increased a lot this year. You can try for 2nd counselling. Do not lose hope. If you are so passionate about it, you can also go for a break year.
All The Best.
Allahabad University 2018 Cutoff Round 1
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All appeared candidate
Allahabad University Cutoff 2018 Round 2 for BSc programme
101 and above
this was the cut off for the previous year so this year the cut off will follow amost similar trend so if you dont get a college in 1st round you definately get it in the 2nd round.
If you want to compare the trends of the previous years also you can follow the linkhttps://university.careers360.com/articles/allahabad-university-cut-off
All the best .
NEST 2019 Counselling will be held in two Rounds:
Round 1 of NEST 2019 Counselling- A joint modified merit list will be prepared on the basis of original merit list and the attendance at NISER and CBS. The admissions will be approved strictly on the basis of the merit list.
Round 2 of NEST 2019 Counselling- The applicants are admitted to the vacant seats of the institutes after the first round of counselling. The names of the waitlisted candidates will be announced by the participating institutions on their respective websites.
Last year, the numbers of seats available at the two institutions are as follows:
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