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NEST 2017: Admit cards released, download them here

The admit cards for National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2017, which will be conducted in 60 cities (124 venues) across India on May 27 between 10am and 1pm, were released on Monday.

education Updated: Apr 24, 2017 17:39 IST
Nilesh Mathur
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The admit cards for National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2017, which will be conducted in 60 cities (124 venues) across India on May 27 between 10am and 1pm, were released on Monday.(Shankar Mourya/ HT file)

The admit cards for National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2017, which will be conducted in 60 cities (124 venues) across India on May 27 between 10am and 1pm, were released on Monday.

The test is held to screen candidates for a 5-year integrated MSc programme, in basic sciences - biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics – at the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) in Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai’s department of atomic energy centre for excellence in basic sciences (UM-DAE CEBS).

Steps to download NEST 2017 admit card from the official website:

Click here to go to the login page

Key in your registered email id, NEST password (it’s the same that you provided during registration) and the secret code as given.

Click on login and the admit card will be displayed on the screen.

The admit cards can be downloaded only from the NEST website and will not be dispatched to the candidates. It can be downloaded till the day of the exam. Candidates should keep the admit cards safely as they will need to produce it in original during the admission.

Candidates should reach the exam venue at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the exam. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the hall any later than 30 minutes after the start of the exam.

NEST 2017 results (merit list) will be declared on June 16. Successful candidates will be asked to participate in an admission/counselling process and the admission will be given on the basis of the merit list.

The MSc programme at NISER and CEBS follows a semester-based course structure and continuous assessment system. Those admitted to this programme are eligible for a scholarship of Rs 5,000 per month and an additional Rs 20,000 per year for summer projects.

Besides, top performers are eligible to appear directly for the interview for admission to Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) training school.

The details of the NISER and CEBS programme can be found on their respective websites.

Candidates can check the ‘NEST 2017 Information Brochure and Syllabus’ below.

Note: Visit NEST 2017 website for regular updates and details.