NEST 2010

Government of India

National Entrance Screening Test 2010 (NEST 2010)

Admission to 5-year M.Sc. (Integrated) Programmes at UM-DAE CBS, Mumbai, NISER, Bhubaneswar and Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan

General category and OBC candidates must have secured an aggregate of 60% marks (or equivalent grade) in class XII (or equivalent) from any recognized board in India. For SC/ST/PD candidates the corresponding requirement is 55% aggregate marks. Candidates must have passed the class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2008 or 2009 or must be appearing in 2010. Where only a letter grade is available, a certificate from the board specifying equivalent percentage marks will be required. In the absence of such a certificate, the decision of the admission committee of the concerned institution will be final.

How To Apply:

Candidates may follow any of the following two channels to apply.

1. They may follow the instructions on the NEST website given below and fill up the application form on-line, take a print-out and send the same along with the application fee (in the form of a demand draft / postal order) to the address below.

2. They may send a letter to the Chief Coordinator, at the address below, requesting an application form and brochures which will be posted to them. On the receipt of the application form and brochures, the candidate may fill up the form and send the completed application form, along with the application fee (in the form of a demand draft / postal order), to the Chief Coordinator at the address mentioned below.

Application Fee: The application fee for male general category and male OBC candidates is Rs. 500/-. The fee for male SC/ST/PD candidates and all female candidates is Rs. 250/-. The fee is to be paid in the form of a demand draft / postal order in favour of 'NEST-2010', payable at Mumbai.

Important Dates:

Last date for requesting application forms is February 16, 2010.

Last date for receipt of completed applications along with the requisite fee is March 16, 2010.

The on-line application process will also end on March 16, 2010.

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  1. sir,
    i am appearing NEST for the first time.can you please send me some model papers and past question papers of NEST

  2. sir,
    pls send me nest sample papers.
    thanking u.
    dj pradeep..

  3. respected sir,
    can u please send me model papers for the nest exam and the qualifying marks for the exam because there are a very few seats through the, should we get high marks as i have no reservation also?

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