|NEST Sample Papers 2014|
The NEST 2014 will be conducted at 45 major towns and cities all over India on May 31, 2014, (Saturday) 10:00am – 1:00pm. Based on the performance in NEST 2014, a common Merit List of the candidates will be prepared and posted on NEST 2014 website on June 20, 2014. The successful candidates will be called for counselling and admission will be strictly according to the Merit List until all the seats are filled. Separate merit list for different category candidates will be made available before counselling.
Online Application Start from : January 7th, 2014
Last Date for receiving for -
Closing of Online/Offline Application : March 8th, 2014
Download admit Card from : April 8th, 2014
NEST Exam 2014 : May 31st, 2014
NEST 2014 Results announced on : June 20th, 2014
The question paper will consist of 5 (five) sections of objective (MCQ) type questions.
* Section 1 is compulsory for all candidates and will have questions on general science to test candidates' awareness towards basic scientific facts as well as their abilities of comprehension and reasoning. There will be no negative marking in general section.
* Sections 2 through 5 will contain subject specific questions from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. Candidates are required to answer questions from any three of these four sections. The questions are designed to test candidates' subject comprehension and analytic ability. In the subject sections, there will be negative marking for incorrect answers. Some questions may have one or more correct answers for which marks can only be earned by marking all correct answers and no wrong answer.
Language of the question paper will be English only.
The answers to each question are to be marked on an OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) sheet. Details of how to answer on OMR sheet will be given in question paper and OMR sheet
The syllabus for NEST 2014 primarily follows the NCERT/ CBSE science syllabus of class XI-XII. The detailed syllabus for NEST 2014 examination is provided separately. There no specific syllabus for the general section. This section tests candidate's familiarity with, but not detailed understanding of, major historical milestones in subjects like astronomy, biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, computer science and environmental science. Questions will be designed to test analytic abilities and comprehension of scientific passages. Some of the questions in this section may require knowledge of class X mathematics.
The Chief Coordinator, NEST 2014,
NISER, Institute of Physics Campus,
Sachivalaya Marg, Sainik School (PO),
Bhubaneswar - 751 005, Odisha.
Phone: 0674-2304036 (Mon-Fri, 09:30-17:00)
The official website of NEST 2014