ITM NEST 2020 Exam

Abhik Das Updated On: 22 Oct, 2019 16:06 IST

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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.

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ITM NEST Eligibility Criteria 2020

ITM NEST is a qualifying examination for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by ITM University's 11 schools of professional studies.

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Best Books for ITM NEST 2019

An applicant eager to apply for ITM NEST 2019 must know the best books for ITM NEST 2019 in order to qualify in the exam. Candidates must know the books are the best friends under all circumstances. So all the candidates must know which are the recommended best books for ...

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ITM NEST Exam Pattern 2020

The candidates can take a quick glance at the ITM NEST 2020 exam pattern given below. The 2020 exam pattern of ITM NEST will consist of various details about the ITM NEST question paper like the total number of questions, question-type, time duration etc. For detailed information regarding the marking ...

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ITM NEST Syllabus 2020

  • The syllabus for the ITM NEST exam will be based on the pattern of CBSE/NCERT Science syllabus of class 11th and 12th.
  • A fixed syllabus is not provided for the General Aptitude section.
  • However, the General Aptitude section will contain questions related to the major historical milestones in physics ...

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Best Books for ITM NEST 2020

All those taking the ITM NEST 2020 must know the best books for ITM NEST 2020 in order to qualify the exam. Candidates must know that books are the best resources for exam preparation. So, it is important for the test takers to know the most recommended books for ITM ...

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ITM NEST 2020 Application Form

The ITM NEST 2020 application form is expected to be released in the month of January onwards, most probably from the first or second week onwards. The candidates can avail the ITM NEST 2020 application form in both online as well as offline mode. The candidates can either opt to ...

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Taking ITM NEST 2020 mock test right away is an essential step as the exam is just around the corner. It is an entrance exam for admission in all the courses offered by ITM University. The exam is scheduled to begin in the first week of May 2020 (tentative date ...

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ITM NEST Admit Card 2020

ITM University, Gwalior publishes the ITM NEST admit card/hall ticket in online mode on University’s official website. The admit card of ITM NEST 2020 will be made available for all the candidates who will have registered for the entrance exam. To download the admit card of ITM NEST 2020, candidates ...

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ITM NEST Result 2020

The ITM NEST result is usually made available to the candidates 7 to 10 days after the successful conduct of the entrance exam. The result of ITM NEST 2020 is expected to follow the same pattern as well. As soon as ITM University, Gwalior announces the ITM NEST 2020 exam ...

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ITM NEST 2020 Cut-Off

ITM NEST Cut-off is set by the ITM University Gwalior. The ITM University’s National Entrance and Scholarship Test (NEST) helps candidates to take admission in the courses belonging to the streams like Management, Engineering, Law, Pharmacy, etc. ITM NEST 2020 cut-off will be declared once the exam is conducted and the ...

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ITM NEST Counselling 2020

The ITM NEST counselling process starts with the announcement of result for ITM University National Entrance & Scholarship Test for all its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The counselling usually goes on until mid-September and once the seats for the particular course are filled, counselling will is over for that particular programme ...

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ITM NEST Conducting Body

ITM University is a multi-disciplinary university in Gwalior, which offers courses in sciences, engineering, management, fine arts, social sciences, arts, and nursing. The University was established by the Act of State Legislature Madhya Pradesh and is notified in the Official Gazette (extraordinary) of the State Government. ITM University Gwalior organises the National Entrance & Scholarship Test (NEST) 2018 for admission to various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Ph.D and Diploma programmes.

ITM NEST 2020: Important Dates



Tentative Date/s

Beginning of ITM NEST Application Process

January 2020, First/Second Week Onwards

Last Date to Submit ITM NEST Application Form

April 2020

Availability of ITM NEST Admit Card/Hall Ticket

April 2020

Conduct of ITM NEST Exam

May 2020 First Week Onwards

ITM NEST Result Declaration


Beginning of ITM NEST Counselling Process


ITM NEST Exam Centres 2020

ITM NEST is not organised all over the country. The examination is conducted in only 4 cities including the campus of ITM University in Gwalior. The examination centres are given below:

  • ITM University, Turari Campus
  • Pune
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata.

Stages Involved in ITM NEST Exam

  1. Application Process

  2. Admit Card/Hall Ticket availability

  3. Conduct of entrance exam

  4. Declaration of Result

  5. Counselling Process

Highlights of ITM NEST Exam

Conducting Body

ITM University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

Exam Category

UG and PG

Level of Exam




ITM NEST Exam Mode

Online & Offline both


Objective (MCQs)

Total No. of Questions


Maximum Marks


Duration of Exam

90 Minutes

Negative Marking


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