NEST Result 2020 will be declared on June 16 in online mode.

NEST Result 2020 - NISER and UM-DAE CEBS will declare the NEST 2020 result on June 16 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.
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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



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 NESTNEST Result 2020 cut off to have a better idea of the cutoff trend.

  • NISER Bhubaneswar


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  • CEBS Mumbai


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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEST Result 2020

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


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

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


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?


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?


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?


The official website of NEST 2020 is nestexam.in.

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will nest ( niiser ) authority extended the date for form filling , as now there are everywhere lock down all syber cafes are closed , I didnt make my form fill up. please reply

Animesh Vats Student Expert 26th Mar, 2020


Well as per the information given on the official website, the last date to apply is first Friday of April that is I guess 3rd April. So I would request you to visit the website once and get all the details once checked. I am attaching the link below.


I hope my answer helps.

All the best.


in which date the exam of aakash nest

Aysha Yazdani shaikh 12th Mar, 2020

The announced exam dates for AAKASH NEST is 5th April, 2020 (Sunday)

Timing :    Morning: 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM or

Evening: 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Results will be declared on 8th April, 2020


How to prepare for NEST (National Entrance Screening Test)? What are the books for that exam?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 11th Mar, 2020

You can check NEST Syllabus at the oficial information bulletin at: https://nestexam.in/docs/20/NEST2020-Brochure-Syllabus.pdf . You can check about NEST 2020 more at our page: https://university.careers360.com/articles/nest

You can prepare from the following books:


Concepts of Physics by HC Verma

Aptitude Test Problems by SS Kotov

Objective Physics by Mahesh Jain

Problems in Physics by AA Pinsky


A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by RK Gupta

NCERT books

IIT Chemistry by OP Agarwal

Entrance Chemistry by Bhakta


Objective Biology by Biswas and Biswas


Elementary Biology for Class 12 by KN Bhatia


Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight

Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I.A. Maron

Plane Trigonometry by SL Loney

Integral Calculus by Amit Agarwal


what is the difference between aakash NEST test and aakash ANTHE tests . can we participate in both the tests .

Nikki Nair 9th Mar, 2020

Hello Aspirant

The difference between both the test are as follows

ANTHE:This exam is an extensive scholarship exam which is conducted at both state and national level.With this exam you are eligible to even get an 100% scholarship.This exam is generally conducted in October for VIII-XII class students


AAKASH NEST EXAM:IT is also an scholarship exam that gives a student an opportunity to compete on national level and get a scholarship  upto 90%  on tution fee

NTSE exam detail are as  follow

Eligibility:8-12th student

exam fee:200 INR

Exam date:5th April

timing:11am-1pm &3 pm -5pm

Results on:8Th April

yes you can participate for both exam



how many candidates appear exam of manipal institute of technology and lovely professional University nest?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 8th Mar, 2020


The number of applicants for Manipal Institute of Technology entrance exam MU OET are over two lakhs out of which 1.5 lakhs approximately appear in the entrance examination.And for LPUNEST there are over lakhs of applicants who register in various courses.

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