ITM NEST or National Entrance and Scholarship Test is conducted every year by ITM University Gwalior for students looking for admission into various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma and Doctoral level programmes offered by the University. ITM NEST is usually conducted in the month of June every and the ITM NEST application form usually go live by the first/second week of January month in the same year in which the exam is conducted.
Aspirants through this National admission cum Scholarship entrance test can secure a seat in one of the B.Sc, B.Tech, B.Arch, BCA, B.Com, BBA, B.Pharm, M.Sc, M.Tech, MBA and MCA programmes offered at the University.
ITM NEST is conducted predominantly in the online format but in places where the conduct of the online entrance test is not possible, the entrance test is conducted in offline mode as well. The ITM NEST question paper comprises of objective type questions in which the test-takers have to choose the best response from the available options.
The candidates are usually given 90 minutes to try and attempt all the 100 questions asked in the paper. The question paper is divided into two parts - Part A and Part B where Part A is mandatory for all the candidates and Part B varies as per the degree possessed and stream chosen by each individual. The ITM NEST question paper is printed in English language only. Each question in the ITM NEST question paper is worth 2 marks and the test-takers are penalised with 1 mark for each wrong attempt.