NEST Result 2020
Updated on Jan 6, 2020 - 11:50 a.m. IST by Parul Thapa
#NEST

NEST Result 2020 - NISER and UM-DAE CEBS will declare the NEST 2020 result on June 16, 2020 in online mode. The candidates have to enter their User ID and Password in order to view their result of NEST 2020. The result will include details such as a candidate's score and his/her qualifying status. The NEST result 2020 will be released in the form of a NEST scorecard which can be downloaded online. The candidates who qualify the NEST 2020 result will have to attend the counselling procedure where they will have to go through the document verification process and remitting the fee for the semester which will the concluding stage of NEST.

NEST 2020 is conducted for the candidates who wish to seek admission in five year integrated M. Sc. courses offered by National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) and Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (CEBS). To know more about the details related to NEST result 2020, the candidates can read the article.

NEST 2020 Result - Important Dates

Events

Dates

NEST 2020

June 6, 2020 (Session 1 - 9 am - 12:30 pm), (Session 2 - 2 pm - 5:30 pm)

NEST 2020 Result

June 16, 2020

How to check the NEST Result 2020?

Since the result of NEST 2020 will be released online it can be a little tricky to figure out how and where to check the results. Therefore, candidates can follow the following steps in order to check their NEST 2020 result-

Step 1. Visit the official website of NISER.

Step 2. Click on “NEST result”

Step 3. Enter the login credentials such as Username ID and Password.

Step 4. Click on ‘Login’ button

Step 5. The result of NEST will be displayed

Step 6. Take out multiple printouts of the NEST scorecard

Details mentioned in the NEST 2020 result

There are certain details that a candidate should look out for while checking their result of NEST 2020. They must make sure that the details printed on the scorecard is correct. In case of any discrepancy or error, the authorities must be duly informed.

  • Name of the candidates

  • Candidate’s application number

  • Marks secured by the candidates

  • Candidate’s Category

NEST Result 2020 - Tie-breaking rules

In case of a tie between two or more candidates, the following steps will be taken for a tie-breaker stage.

  • If the score of two or more candidates are equal, then the candidate with the highest score in the general section is given the admission.

  • In case the tie persists, then the best scores in the subject section of the candidates is compared. The student with the better score in any of the subject section is considered in the list.

  • In case the tie still persists, the candidate would be given same provisional rank at the time of declaration of the result and the tie is broken by comparing class 12th marks and date of birth during admission/counselling process.

NEST 2020 Merit List Preparation

The NEST merit list 2020 will be released after the announcements of results. The merit list consists of the names of the candidates with their ranks. The NEST 2020 merit list also contains the highest and the lowest ranks acquired by the candidates. The candidates who have qualified the merit list of NEST 2020 become eligible to attend the counselling process.

Scoring System

  • While preparing the NEST result, the scores in the general section and the best of three scores from the Section I to V is taken into consideration.

  • If calculated, the total marks of NEST 2020 will be 180. For eg: 30 + 50 x 3 = 180.

Section-wise and total cutoff marks

  • To come up the NEST result, the candidate’s scores in the general section and his/her best of three scores are taken into consideration.

  • MAS for NEST 2010 will be 90 which is 50 percent of total marks, i.e., 180.

  • In the case of each section, 20 percent of the average of the best 100 scores in that section will be considered as Section–wise Minimum Admissible Score (SMAS).

  • For example, if the average of the best 100 scores in Physics section is 40 out of 50, then SMAS for Physics section would be 40*0.20 = 8 marks.

  • Candidates are also required to score equal to or above marks in Minimum Admissible Score (MAS), to get a merit rank.

  • If a candidate secures SMAS in all four subject sections, then the best three subject scores will be counted.

  • Candidate must score equal or more SMAS in the General section as well as in at least three subject sections. These sections will then be counted for merit list calculation.

NEST Cutoff 2020

The participating institutes of NEST will release the cutoff in the third week of June 2020 in online mode. The NEST 2020 cutoff will be released for both the institutes separately.

The candidates can look at the previous year’s NEST cut off to have a better idea of the cutoff trend.

  • NISER Bhubaneswar

Category

Cut off

General

800

OBC

280

SC

150

ST

30

PWD

6

JK

3

  • CEBS Mumbai

Category

Cut off

General

350

OBC

60

SC

50

ST

15

PWD

10

JK

5

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEST Result 2020

Question: When will the participating institutes release the result of NEST 2020?

Answer:

The NISER and CEBS will release the NEST result on June 16, 2020.

Question: What details does the NEST merit list 2020 include?

Answer:

The merit list of NEST 2020 includes details such as the candidate’s name, their acquired ranks along with their marks secured.

Question: What are the details that the NEST 2020 result include?

Answer:

The result of NEST 2020 includes candidate’s name, category, application form and the marks obtained by each candidate.

Question: Is there any chance that the NEST 2020 result will be sent via post/courier?

Answer:

No, the participating institutes will not send the result of NEST 2020 in offline mode. Candidates have to login to check their NEST result.

Question: What is the official website of NEST?

Answer:

The official website of NEST 2020 is nestexam.in.

Applications Open Now

Bennett University Admissions 2020
Bennett University Admissions...
Apply
Bennett University BBA Admissions 2020
Bennett University BBA Admiss...
Apply
UPES B.Sc Admissions 2020
UPES B.Sc Admissions 2020
Apply
Pearl Academy UG/PG Admissions 2020
Pearl Academy UG/PG Admission...
Apply
Sharda University - SUAT Admission Test 2020
Sharda University - SUAT Admi...
Apply
KIIT University (KIITEE- 2020)
KIIT University (KIITEE- 2020)
Apply
View All Application Forms

More like NEST

Questions related to NEST

Showing 80 out of 80 Questions
13 Views

I passed 12th with pcb , for giving nest exam ,will it require maths too ?

Manish Singh 27th Feb, 2020

National Entrance Screening Test is conducted by National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) every year. The eligibility criteria for appearing in the exam is:

The candidate must have passed class 12 in science stream with a combination of biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics. So yes you do need maths to give the exam

19 Views

give full details regarding NEST exam and what its benefits

Ina 20th Feb, 2020

Hello Himanshu,

Here is your required information.

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. Candidates that are able to successfully qualify the exams will be offered admission in the above mentioned prestigious universities. The NEST Exam is conducted annually to offer admission for Integrated MSc programmes in:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

NEST 2020 application forms are scheduled to be available online from January 7, 2020

NEST HIGHLIGHTS 2020:

Exam Name National Entrance Screening Test
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 3 hours 30 minutes
Test Takers Approx. 60,000


Kindly visit its official website for further info:

https://www.nestexam.in/

Hope this data helped. Thank you.

BEST OF LUCK!!

12 Views

what is nest exam and give me details how to apply for it

Ina 20th Feb, 2020

Hello Vamsi,

Here is your required information.

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. Candidates that are able to successfully qualify the exams will be offered admission in the above mentioned prestigious universities. The NEST Exam is conducted annually to offer admission for Integrated MSc programmes in:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

NEST 2020 application forms are scheduled to be available online from January 7, 2020

NEST HIGHLIGHTS 2020:

Exam Name National Entrance Screening Test
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 3 hours 30 minutes
Test Takers Approx. 60,000


Kindly visit its official website for further info:

https://www.nestexam.in/

Hope this data helped. Thank you.

BEST OF LUCK!!

8 Views

which chapters requires to get at least 15- 20 marks in nest bio as I am a pcm student(I have bio in my +2, but I gave majority to pcm)??

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 13th Feb, 2020
Hello.
It looks like you have physics chemistry Mathematics and biology in your 10+2 and you have given your major focus on physics ,chemistry and mathematics now you are confused that what should you do for having at least passing marks in biology so I will suggest you to go with the previous year question papers now because you don't have much time for preparation because exams are near so  you can do previous year question papers ,most of the question will be repeated in the coming exam.
Best of luck.
1 View

how can I qualify for NEST exam?

Shubhangi sinha 11th Feb, 2020

Hello Smrutishree,

NISER along with UM-DAE CEBS has released NEST 2020 application form on January 8, 2020 (2:30 pm) in online mode.

The last date for application is on 3rd April 2020. The exam will be conducted on 6th June 2020.

To qualify the exam, one needs to be well aware of the exam pattern and syllabus.

The NEST 2020 exam pattern has been released by NISER and CEBS along with the admission notification.

The online examination will consist of all the MCQs. The syllabus for NEST 2020 is solely based upon class 11th and 12th science subjects. There are a total of five sections, carrying a total mark of 180.

For more information, you can refer to the link given below-

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://university.careers360.com/articles/nest-exam-pattern/amp&ved=2ahUKEwjKvajm0cnnAhWRV30KHTFrBQ8QFjAMegQIBBAB&usg=AOvVaw3KvUOXrnnb_bGkg4OhiQn5&ampcf=1

Good luck,

Hope it helps :)

Top
The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books