Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test

19th NEST Scholarship 2018

Last date to apply

30 September  2017

30 November 2017 with late fee of Rs 100

31 December 2017 with late fee of Rs 200

About NEST Scholarship

NEST Scholarship Exam is specially designed to students' choice, skills, and interest and is essential at this stage of their education. NEST provides a scholarship for bonafide students of science, engineering, and medical courses on the basis of the merit only. This is the 19th Edition of NEST- Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test. This page provides the complete details about the application form, sample papers, eligibility criteria of NEST Scholarship.

  • NEST Scholarship Exam Date: 28 January  2018
  • Application Process for NEST 1 and NEST 2 has started and the last date to apply with late fee is 31 December 2017 with the late fee.
  • Result: The result of Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test is expected to be declared on 5 April 2018, and the score cards can be obtained on request.

19th NEST Scholarship 2018 Important Dates

 

Events Dates
Last date to apply without late fee  30 September 2017
Last date of submission of application form with late fee of Rs 100 October & November 2017
Last date of submission of application form with late fee of Rs 200  31 December 2017
NEST Admit card 22 January 2018
NEST Exam date 28 January 2018
NEST Result declaration 5 April 2018
Downloading the score card certificate June 1st week 2018

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NEST Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Any
Region  All India
Class/ Age 12th Science students, Engineering students, MBBS/BAMS/BHMS/BUMS/BDS, BCA and B.Sc all, Diploma Engineering(only final year students)
Details
  • Only bonafide students registered in colleges are eligible for this scholarship
  • Academic Qualification:
    • NEST 1: The first and Second-year students of Engineering, MBBS/BAMS/BHMS/BUMS/BDS, BCA and B.Sc all,12th Science, Diploma Engineering(only final year students)
    • NEST 2: The third and fourth-year students of Engineering, MBBS/BAMS/BHMS/BUMS/BDS, BCA and B.sc (only computer and IT)

Not Eligible to Participate:

  • Anyone who tops the list in a category cannot apply again in the same category
  • Anyone who has won the top prize in previous year CANNOT appear again in the same category.

NEST Scholarship Reward

The prize money for the Rank 1 Holders has been revised. The prize details to be distributed to the NEST 1 and NEST 2 rank holders are given below

  • NEST 1: 10 or more scholarships of Rs. 30,000 each with Rs.75,000 to first rank holder in the category.
  • NEST 2: 10 or more scholarships of Rs. 40,000 each with Rs. 1,00,000 to first rank holder in the category.

Grading of Marks for NEST Scholarship


The Following table shows the grading of marks:

Grade A+ From 90% to 100% From 180 to 200 marks
Grade A 80% and below 90% From 160 to 179 marks
Grade B+ 70% and below 80% From 140 to 159 marks
Grade B 60% and below 70% From 120 to 139 marks
Grade C+ 50% and below 60% From 100 to 119 marks
Grade C 40% and below 50% From 80 to 99 marks

 

NEST Scholarship Application form and Process

  • The application can be filled online as well as offline.
  • Application Process for NEST- Online Registration has been started for NEST 1 and NEST 2 >> Online Registration for NEST 1 & NEST 2

Steps for Application for NEST Exam- Offline application Process

  • The applicant has to make a DD of the required amount (Participation Fees + Late Fees- if any)
  • The DD has to be made in favour of SEMCI India payable at Mumbai. Participation Fees: Without late fee
    • NEST 1: Rs. 600
    • NEST 2: Rs. 700
  • Fill up the application form correctly and paste your latest photograph in the space provided.

Submission of NEST Application Form

Candidates must send their application form along with Demand Draft through registered post or courier to the following address.

The Director, NEST,
C/O SEMCI India,
 B-1, Piccadilly Flats, 
57-J, Clare Road, Byculla,
Mumbai-400 008 (MS)

  • To get the Unsolved Question Papers of NEST of last 5 years in hard copy the student has to add Rs. 300 extra in the DD Amount.
    • Soft copy of the unsolved question paper book is absolutely free for all registered candidates.

NEST Exam Centre 2018


NEST Exam will be conducted in 63 major cities in India. They are given in the table below:

Agra

Ahmedabad

Allahabad

Amritsar

Aurangabad

Bangalore

Bhopal

Bhubaneshwar

Chandigarh

Chennai

Coimbatore

Cuttack

Dehradun

Delhi & NCR

Dhanbad

Durgapur

Ernakulam

Gangtok

Goa

Gorakhpur

Guwahati

Gwalior

Hubli

Hyderabad

Indore

Itanagar

Jabalpur

Jaipur

Jammu

Jamshedpur

Jhansi

Kanpur

Kolhapur

Kolkata

Kozhikode

Latur

Lucknow

Ludhiana

Madurai

Mangalore

Meerut

Mumbai

Mysore

Nagpur

Nashik

Nellore

Patna

Pondicherry

Pune

Raipur

Rajahmundry

Rajkot

Ranchi

Rohtak

Rourkela

Shimla

Srinagar

Trichy

Trivandrum

Vadodara

Varanasi

Vijaywada

Vishakha-
patnam

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NEST Scholarship Selection Process

  • The students would be selected on the basis of online test
  • The test will be held on January 29, 2016

Exam Pattern of NEST- Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test

Section Subject No. of Questions Marks
1

NEST 1- Physics & Chemistry (Class 11 & 12 level) or
NEST 2- Technical Aptitude Test- Choose any one group A, B, C, D

50 50
2 Mathematics or Biology (Class 11 & 12 level)  50 50
3 Verbal Aptitude (English Language) 50 50
4 Logical Thinking (Reasoning) 25 25
5 General Knowledge 25 25
    200 200

NEST 2-Candidates will choose any one group from the following

A= Comp/IT/Elex/Telecom/Elect/Instr
B= Mech/Prod/Auto
C=Civil/Cons/Arch
D=MBBs/BAMS/BHMS/BUMS/BDS

NEST 2018 Brochure

NEST Scholarship Contact Details

The Director, NEST,
c/o SEMCI INDIA,
B-1, Piccadilly Flats,
57-J, Clare Road, Byculla, 
Mumbai-400 008 (MS)

Phone - 08588883592,08976084445
Landline - 022-6529 2506 / 6529 2507
email: info@nest.net.in

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