NEST Syllabus 2019

Anjani Chaand Updated On: 24 Nov, 2018 15:04 IST

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NEST 2019 Syllabus

It is important to know the NEST 2019 syllabus for better exam preparation. Candidates appearing in the NEST 2019 must have a clear understanding of the NEST 2019 syllabus.

NEST contains the syllabus of class 11 and 12 level Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. There is no specific syllabus for the General Aptitude section.

NEST 2019 General Aptitude Section Syllabus

This section contains questions from History, Geography, Science, Mathematics, English, General Knowledge, and Current Affairs, history of Science and Mathematics, Passage type science questions, Class X mathematical ability, etc.

NEST 2019 Physics Syllabus

  • General

  • Mechanics

  • Fluids

  • Rotational Dynamics

  • Sound

  • Thermal physics

  • Electricity

  • Magnetism

  • Capacitance

  • Electromagnetic Induction

  • Modern Physics

  • X Rays

  • Ray Optics

  • Wave Optics

  • Semiconductors

NEST 2019 Chemistry Syllabus

Physical Syllabus

Mole Concept

Atomic Structure and chemical bonding


Chemical Kinetics


Surface Chemistry

Hydrogen Element

Periodic Table

p-block Elements

d-block Elements

Coordination Compounds


Chemical equilibrium

Solid State

s-block Elements


f-block Elements

Metals and Non Metals

Measurements in chemistry

Gaseous and liquid states


Classification of elements and periodicity in properties


Organic Chemistry

Basic concepts


Reactive intermediates

Alkenes and Alkynes


Aromatic compounds


Haloalkanes (Alkyl halides)





Aldehydes and Ketones

Carboxylic acids



Amino acids and proteins


NEST 2019 Mathematics Syllabus

  • Algebra

  • Logarithms and their properties.

  • Analytical geometry

  • Trigonometry

  • Differential calculus

  • Integral calculus

  • Vectors

  • Probability

  • Quadratic equations with real coefficients

  • Arithmetic, Permutations and combination

NEST 2019 Biology Syllabus

  • Cell Biology

  • Genetics and Evolution

  • Ecology

  • Humans and Environment

  • Biotechnology

  • Biology of Animal systems

  • Developmental Biology

  • Immunology

  • Biology of Plant systems

  • Systematics

  • Human Health and Diseases

  • Ecosystems

  • Reproduction

  • Anatomy

  • Physiology

NEST 2019 Preparation Books

Book Name

Author Name

Problems in Physics

A.A Pinsky

Practice Problems in Physics for Engineering and Medical Entrance Exams

S. Mishra

An Objective Approach to Organic Chemistry

R.K. Gupta

Higher Algebra

Hall and Knight

Modern ABC of Textbook Chemistry

Dr. S.P.Jauhar

Physical Chemistry


Aptitude Test problems in Physics

S.S Krotov

Concepts of Physics

H.C. Verma

Genetic Engineering

P.S Verma

Objective Biology

M.P. Tyagi and J.P Goyal

Skills in Mathematics Coordinates Geometry for IIT JEE

S.K Goyal

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