National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a compulsory test for students seeking admission to National Institute of Science Education and Research(NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS), Mumbai. BothNISER and UM-DAE CBS have been started by Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India in 2007. Their mandate is to train scientific manpower for carrying out cutting edge scientific research and for providing input to scientific programmes of Department of Atomic Energy and other applied science institutions in the country. The test is conducted in 37 centers across India. This brochure gives the detailed procedure for applying for the test, syllabus of the test and various dead lines.
Online submission of application starts : January 05, 201
Last date for receipt of completed application form with DD (online/postal) : March 13, 2012 (till 5:00pm)
Online applications freezes : March 13, 2012 (midnight)
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P.S.: This paper has a separate section of Biology, so students opting for this exam should have some knowledge of Biology.