National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)

National Entrance Screening Test is the entrance examination for 5-year Integrated MSc programme in basic sciences - Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics conducted by National Instiute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhuvaneswar.

ISERC of Viswa-Bharathi Santhinikethan also gave admission to integrated MSc/PhD programmes via NEST. NEST examination has two sections.

  1. Section 1 is the general section and is compulsory for all candidates.
  2. Sections 2 will contain subject specific questions from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics, of which any three can be selected.

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