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Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test (NEST) 2017

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Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test (NEST) Junior 2017

Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test (NEST) is being conducted by SEMCI India for the award of NEST- Junior Scholarships.  Students of Class IX, X, XI & XII (Science Stream only) from all recognized schools/colleges can participate in the NEST 2017.

It has been established to help out students, who have commitment and determination towards their studies, and who display signs of excellence in the same. The purpose of conducting NEST is to ignite student’s interest in pursuing accurate knowledge and to prepare them for competitive skills such as GATE, CAT etc.

NEST is a collaborative effort to help those students who are determined to excel in the study without the worry of financial constraints. However, to achieve their goal, they need to qualify the standard test of NEST every year.

The students get instant cash of handsome amount and certificates of appreciation as incentives for their outstanding performance in the test. Cash awards of 25,000/- to Rs 50,000/- are awarded to the students for their outstanding performance in the Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test. Also, Certificates of Appreciation are awarded to all high scoring candidates in the test with All India Ranking (called AIR).

NEST 2017 Dates

The notification for NEST 2017 has been released on its official website.  The interested candidates can apply online on the NEST website before the last dates 31st March 2017. The admit cards will be sent to the candidates on their registered emails on 23rd July 2017.

Check out: NEST 2017 Notification and Dates

Exam Pattern

This year the Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test will be conducted on 30th July 2017. The mode of test will be completely online. NEST Junior –I will be of two hours duration and comprise of 150 questions carrying one mark each. It will consist of six sections of Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology, English language and Logic and GK each comprising 25 questions of 1 mark each.

The NEST Junior – II will have four sections in the test - Physics & Chemistry, Maths /Biology, English Language and Simple Logic & General Knowledge. Each section will consist of 50 questions carrying one mark each.

Application procedure

Candidates can apply online on the NEST 2017 official website Applicants can download the application form and fill in the required details and paste their passport size photograph. The completed application form is to be sent by registered post or courier along with a Demand Draft of Rs.500/- in favour of SEMCI India payable at Mumbai at the following address “SEMCI India, B-1, Piccadilly Flats, 57-J, Clare Road, Byculla, Mumbai-400008”

This year there are at least 10 scholarships of Rs 25,000/- each to the top 10 scores (Rs 40,000/- to Rank *1 holder in the list) in NEST-Junior-I category up to 1000 candidates and at least 10 scholarship of Rs.30000/- each to the top 10 scores (with Rs.50,000/- to Rank #1) in NEST-II-JUNIOR-II category upto 1000 candidates.

Candidates are advised to check the official website for complete details regarding eligibility, scholarship award, application and dates. You can also check the link NEST 2017 Notification and Dates


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