NEST Result 2017 – Check Here

NEST Result 2017 – Check NISER  Result, Merit list, Counselling and Admission Process

NEST Result 2017

NEST (National Entrance Screening Test) is a national level entrance exam. The exam is conducted for admission to 5-year Integrated M.Sc. Program in Basic Sciences- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. NEST is conducted by National Institute of Science Education & Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre. for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS)

NEST was successfully conducted on May 27, 2017.

NEST 2017 Important Dates

NEST Application Form Date 2 January 2017
Last Date for Submission of NEST Application Form 6 March 2017
Release of NEST Admit Card 14 April 2017
NEST Exam Date 27 May 2017
NEST 2017 Result 16 June 2017

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How to Check the NEST Result 2017

  • Visit the official website of NEST –
  • You will find the link for NEST Result 2017
  • To check the result, enter either your Application Number and DOB or Roll Number or DOB. Enter your DOB in the format of DD/MM/YYYY.
  • Check your result.
  • Take the printout of your result for further references.


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Marking Scheme for NEST 2017

  • In NEST 2017 examination, there would be five sections with 50 points each.
  • Section 1 or General section is compulsory.
  • Candidates can attempt ‘as many’ from the remaining subject sections.
  • While preparing merit list, score for the general section would be considered along with three best scores from the remaining subject sections.
  • The ‘total’ marks for NEST 2017 will be 180

NEST total marks calculation – (30 + 50 x 3 = 180)

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NEST Counselling Process 2017

The candidates those appeared and shortlisted in the NEST entrance exam attend a counselling session. The venue of counselling can be chosen by the candidate The Candidate will be allotted a date for counselling. Candidates need to be present at the counselling centre along with the required documents for verification purpose.NEST 2017 Counselling will be started after the announcement of the result. Candidates have to bring the original documents along with them on the day of counselling.

NEST Admission 2017

Based on merit list, candidates will be allotted seats.

Number of seats :

Category NISER CBS
General 85 23
Supernumerary: J&K 2 2
OBC 46 12
SC 26 7
ST 13 3
PD (part of other categories) 5 1
Total 172 47

NEST 2017 cut off  – Section-wise and total cut-off marks

Total scores of each candidate will be the sum of his/her score in the general section and his/her best three scores in the subject sections.

For each section, “20% of the average of the best 100 scores in that section” will be considered as Section–wise Minimum Admissible Score.

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