NEST Sample Paper 2019
Team Careers, 12 Dec 2018, #NEST

NEST Sample Paper 2019 - The candidates who wish to clear the NEST exam should go through the question paper of NEST 2019They can prepare themselves for the exam by solving the NEST previous years' question paper which is available in the below link free for the students. With the help of the NEST 2019 question paper, the candidates will get an idea of the exam pattern along with the timing allotted for the exam, the questions types in each section and the marking scheme of each section. The sample papers contain the NEST previous years' question papers solved along with their answer keys. The aspirants of NEST can get reputed rank by practising the Sample Paper of NEST 2019 which encompasses questions from different sections of the syllabus, including the general section, biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. The conducting body of the NEST exam is the NISER Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai-Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS). Candidates should read the complete article to know about NEST question paper 2019 and its benefits.

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How to download NEST 2019 Sample Paper

To download the NEST 2019 question paper, the candidates can check the steps listed below. The candidates can download the NEST 2019 exam question papers which are available below for free. Given below are the steps to download the question paper of NEST 2019 -

  • Candidate should click on the link mentioned below “NEST question paper 2019”

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  • Find the sample paper as required

  • Then click on the tab “Download”

NEST Previous Years Question Papers with Answer Keys

The candidates should go through NEST previous years' sample papers in order to understand better and check if there are any changes in the type of question patterns. This will give them an idea of the exam pattern.

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NEST 2019 Sample Paper - Benefits

  • When you go through the NEST question papers you will get an idea about the types of questions, exam hours, exam pattern and marks distribution for each section.

  • Solving the sample papers will boost the self-confidence of the students to sit for the exam.

  • It will give them an idea to know the important topics needed to study for the exam.

  • The sample papers will help the students to cope up with the actual duration time of the exam which will help them understand the importance to manage their time during the exam and how much time to spend on each question.

NEST 2019 Exam Syllabus

The students can get an idea of the NEST 2019 exam by going through the syllabus available on the official website under the ‘Syllabus’ tab. The syllabus mainly follows the NCERT/CBSE Science syllabus of class 11-12. The syllabus section includes subjects like Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Environmental Science and Computer Science. Some questions from the mentioned section may also require basic knowledge of class 10 maths. The students should note that there is no specific syllabus for the general section part.

NEST 2019 Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam

Computer Based Test (CBT/online exam)


3.5 hours

Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Total marks

180 (30 marks from the general section and 50 marks each from subject section)

Question pattern

Section 1 is the general subject and consist of 30 marks. Section 2 to 5 are the subject sections including Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics 

Total number of questions

Depend on the sections

Marking Scheme

There is negative marking for every wrong answer in the subject section.

The language of the question paper


NEST Sample Paper 2019 - FAQs

Ques: What are the NEST 2019 question papers?

Ans: The Sample Paper of NEST 2019 are the previous years' solved question papers along with their answer keys.

Ques: How the NEST 2019 question paper help in clearing the exam?

Ans: The candidates need to go through the old question papers and study topic wise which has more marks. It will help the students to understand the marking scheme of the exam pattern.

Ques: How can we download the NEST previous years' question paper?

Ans: The students can download the previous years' sample paper from the link mentioned below- Click here.

Ques: How are the question papers of NEST beneficial?

Ans: The NEST question papers are beneficial because it will give confidence to the students for exam and will teach them the time management for the exam.

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