National Entrance Screening Test – NEST 2020

National Entrance Screening Test 2020
NEST 2020
Admission to 5-year Integrated MSc Programmes in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at NISER (Bhubaneswar) and UM-DAE CEBS (Mumbai)
(Autonomous Institutions under Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India)

The National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a compulsory test for admission to the 5-year Integrated M.Sc. programme in basic sciences – Biology. Chemistry. Mathematics and Physics-at 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 CEBS), Mumbai. NEST 2020 will be conducted in around 90 towns and cities all over India on Saturday, June 06,2020.

The candidates admitted to the programme are eligible to receive annual scholarship of Rs 60,000 through DISHA program of Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. In addition, the scholarship recipients receive grant of Rs 20,000 per annum for summer internship. Candidates selected by DST for the INSPIRE-SHE program are endorsed for INSPIRE scholarship by NISER and CEBS.

For detailed information on NEST 2020 application procedure and previous years’ question papers, please visit NEST 2020 website:

Application: Through ONLINE portal ONLY. Visit to apply. Online portal opens on January 07, 2020 & closes on April 03, 2020

Examination: ONLINE/computer based ONLY.

Date of examination: June 06, 2020 (Saturday) Time: 9:00 AM -12:30 PM (1st session) and 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM (2st session)

Results announcement: June 16, 2020

Fees structure and mode of payment:
Male (General and OBC categories): Rs 1200/-
Male (SC and ST categories): Rs 600/-
Female (all categories): Rs 600/-
Divyang Category : Rs 600/-
Pay ONLY via Net banking / Credit card / Debit card

Address for correspondence:
The Chief Coordinator, NEST 2020
UM-DAE Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences
University of Mumbai, Kalina, Santacruz (East), Mumbai-400 098 (India)
E-mail: Website:

Previous Years’ Question Papers with Keys:

GITAM University 5-year Integrated M.Sc. Chemistry Admissions – 2014

gitamGITAM University
(Accredited a NAAC with A grade)
Visakhapatnam | Hyderabad | Bengaluru

Laurus Labs sponsored FREE Education with scholarship
5-year Integrated M.Sc. Chemistry

Program Highlights
• The program is designed to meet the needs of pharma / chemical industry Internationally.
• World renowned Laurus labs pays Tuition fee and in addition offers Scholarship of Rs. 50,000 per student per annum during the entire course of 5-year study as subsistence allowance.
• Students get international exposure in pharmaceutical industry.
• Placement will be given to successful graduates in Laurus Labs.

Eligibility Criteria: A minimum of 50% aggregate marks in MPC / BiPC group in Intermediate or (10+2) level from a recognized Central / State Board.

How to apply
• Download application from GITAM University website:
• Filled-in application along with a DD for Rs. 500/- drawn in favour of “GITAM University” on any scheduled bank payable at Visakhapatnam, shall be sent to the Principal, Institute of Science, GITAM University, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam – 530 045, A.P., India on or before 30.06.2014.

Important Dates
Last date for receipt of filled-in applications: 30.06.2014
Admission Test date: 12.07.2014

For more details, visit :

M.Sc. Food Technology at Central Food Technological Research Institute – 2014

(A Constituent Laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research)
Cheluvamba Mansion, Mysore – 570 020


Applications are invited for 2 years M.Sc (Food Technology) Degree Course for the years 2014 – 16.

Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor Degree in Science or Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Engineering/ Technology.

Minimum marks requirement:
(i) 55% in optional subjects of B.Sc pass course (50% for SC/ ST category)
(ii) 50% for B.Sc (Hons.) course (45% for SC/ ST category)
(iii) Minimum second class for Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Engineering/ Technology

Entrance / Aptitude Test: Students who meet the eligibility criteria are required to take an entrance / aptitude test which will be held at Mysore on Saturday, 19th July, 2014. No TA/ DA is admissible for students appearing for this entrance/ aptitude test.

Reservation: For SC/ ST and Persons with physical disabilities – Applicable for admission to the course as per the Government Orders in this regard.

Selection process: 50% weightage is given to the qualifying exam marks and 50% weightage for the Entrance/ Aptitude test. Generally, the topper in each State of the Union of India is given admission.

Those who have appeared for final year examination and expect to get stipulated marks or class can also apply. Marks/ Grades of all the years of qualifying degree examination should reach this office as soon as possible, but not later than July 31st, 2014.

The application form is available online and completed application is also to be submitted online. Prior to online submission of the completed application, kindly take a print-out of the same. The print-out of duly signed and completed application in all respects with necessary supporting documents may please be sent to The Director, CSIR – CFTRI, Mysore – 570 020 along with a DD for Rs. 500/- drawn in favour of DIRECTOR, CSIR – CFTRI, MYSORE on or before June 6th, 2014.

Notification and Checklist:

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