NEST 2020 Merit List

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 27 Dec, 2019 13:56 IST

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NEST Merit List 2020

The NEST merit list 2020 will be released once after the result has been declared on its official website. It was earlier decided that the NEST 2020 result and merit list will be declared simultaneously. Candidates who have appeared for the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2020 can check if they could make it to the merit list of NEST 2020 by visiting the official website and entering their Application Number, Date of Birth and Roll Number in the given text boxes.

NEST will be conducted in the month of May 2020 for the aspirants seeking admission into Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, University of Mumbai (UM-DAECEBS) and National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneshwar.

The NEST merit list 2020 will carry important details such as the marks obtained by the candidates etc. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the best of three subjects and marks obtained by them in the general section. The worst scores will not be included during the preparation of the NEST 2020 merit list.

CEBS and NISER will release separate merit lists following which the eligible candidates will be able to participate in the subsequent admission process. In case, two or more candidates are stuck with the same marks, a tie-breaking policy will come into effect which will determine which candidate will be placed higher in the NEST 2020 merit list.

NEST 2020 Merit List: Important Dates

The NEST 2020 merit list important dates will guide the students after they access the NEST 2020 result and merit list from the official website.



NEST 2020 Result

3rd Week of June 2020

NEST 2020 Merit List

To Be Announced

NEST 2020 Counselling Commences

To Be Announced

How to Access NEST 2020 Merit List 

The following steps will help the candidates in accessing the NEST 2020 merit list:

  • The candidates have to visit the official NEST website

  • The candidates have to click on the “NEST merit list 2020” link available on the home page

  • The candidates will be redirected to a new page where they have to enter their Application Number/ Date of Birth/ Roll Number and click on the “Submit” button

  • The candidates will land on the merit list page of NEST 2020 where they will have to check their particulars

  • Once satisfied, the candidates have to save/ take a printout of the same for future reference

Important Points Regarding NEST 2020 Merit List  

Here are some important points about NEST 2020 Merit list:

  • NEST 2020 merit list will be prepared on the basis of cumulative marks scored by the candidates in the general section and best of three scores from the remaining sections

  • Those sections where the candidates have not scored good marks will not be considered for the NEST 2020 merit list preparation

  • The merit list of NEST 2020 will display the total marks obtained by the candidates out of 180, i.e 30+(50*3)= 180.

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