About National Entrance Screening Test- NEST
National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a compulsory test for students seeking admission to National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS), Mumbai. Both NISER and UM-DAE CBS were set up by Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India in 2007. Their mandate is to train scientific manpower for carrying out cutting edge scientific research and for providing input to scientific programmes of Department of Atomic Energy and other applied science institutions in the country. The test is conducted in around 52 cities (79 venues) across India. The brochure gives the detailed procedure for applying for the test, syllabus of the test and various dead lines.
- National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER)
- University of Mumbai
About Conducting Body
NISER established by the Department of Atomic Energy, strives to become a citadel for basic sciences and allied subjects in terms of teaching and research. Its vision includes imparting high-quality science education in a vibrant academic ambiance to the bright, motivated students, by a faculty of distinguished scientists and teachers. The curriculum is amply supported by a strong visitor's programme by accomplished scientists from India and abroad. NISER offers a 5 year integrated M.Sc. programme in Biological, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical sciences. At present, NISER functions from the beautiful campus of Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, which includes an excellent library. From the calendar year 2016 NISER will be functioning from its own campus at Jatni. Degrees at NISER will be awarded by the Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), a deemed-to-be University within the Department of Atomic Energy. There are 100+2 seats in 2015-16 session, including reserved seats for SC/ST/OBC/PD candidates and two seats for candidates from the state of J&K as per Government norms. Further details are available on the NISER website (http://www.niser.ac.in).
|Address||PO: Sainik School, Khorda District, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751005, India.|
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