Syllabus  and Previous years Question Papers for National Entrance Screening Test 2013 conducted by National Institute of Science Education and Research

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 combinedly conducts NEST Every Year for their Admissions. For 2013 , Integrated Science Education and Research Center (ISERC), Visva Bharati, is also participating in NEST for Admissions.

Candidates are informed that applications are available from 7th Jan to 8th March 2013. They can apply through online or can get through post by sending a request letter.

For Detailed Notification of NEST 2013 click the following link: Detailed Notification of NEST 2013

NEST 2013 is going to bee held on 25th May 2013. Question paper will be only in English  with Multiple choice type questions containing five sections in which section 1 comprises general section with no negative marking and attempting all questions are  compulsory for all candidates whereas section 2 comprises questions from Mathematics,Physics,Chemistry and Biology with negative marking in which attempting questions of three subjects are compulsory.

As the NISER and UM-DAE CBS are very prestigious institutions offering courses for Researches also, Many candidates will be interested to join in the above institutions  to become  great Scientists to be helpful to their country as their part.So,for those candidates who are preparing for NEST 2013 ,As our part of help we are giving the syllabus for NEST 2013.

SECTION-1:

Candidates should note that  this section contains questions belonging to General Section and doesn’t have the specific syllabus.The pattern may be as  questions may test the general ability to comprehend qualitative and quantitative aspects of a given scientific passage and interpretation of graphs of simple systems. This will be done by giving a passage on some scientific topic and questions based on the concepts elaborated in the passage will be asked. It is also designed to test the candidate’s familiarity with (and not a detailed understanding of) major historical milestones in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology,astronomy, computer science and environment. There will also be some questions to test grasp of mathematics upto 10th standard and application capabilities of the same to simple problems.

Candidates should note that this section has no negative marking and can get good score if they concentrate.

SECTION-2:

Candidates are notified that this section includes four subjects and a candidate is free to choose three subjects and should compulsory attempt the choosen subject questions. They must also note that this section has negative marking.

Candidates can click here to view the syllabus of Biology :Syllabus of Biology for NEST 2013 conducted by NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Candidates can click here to view the syllabus of Physics :Syllabus of Physics for NEST 2013 conducted by NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Candidates can click here to view the syllabus of Chemistry :Syllabus of Chemistry for NEST 2013 conducted by NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Candidates can click here to view the syllabus of Mathematics :Syllabus of Mathematics for NEST 2013 conducted by NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Candidates are also informed that they can verify the pattern of questions from the previous years Question papers of NEST 2013 which are given below for their reference.

Candidate can click here to view the question paper of 2007 : Question paper of 2007 NEST conducted by NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Candidate can click here to view the question paper of 2008 : Question paper of 2008 NEST conducted by NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Candidate can click here to view the question paper of 2009 : Question paper of 2009 NEST conducted by NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Candidate can click here to view the question paper of 2010 : Question paper of 2010 NEST conducted by NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Candidate can click here to view the question paper of 2011 : Question paper of 2011 NEST conducted by NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Candidate can click here to view the question paper of 2012 : Question paper of 2012 NEST conducted by NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Candidates can update with this website for further information in future.

For Details:

NISER

NEST 2013-NISER and UM-DAE CBS

Syllabus-NEST 2013-NISER and UM-DAE CBS