National Entrance Screening Test 2022: Application Form, NEST Exam Date

National Entrance Screening Test 2022 has been announced by the National Institute of Science Education and Research. Students who wish to take admission further and have completed 12th standard or going to appear in the examination can apply. In this article today we have provided detailed information about the NEST examination including examination pattern, exam syllabus, important dates, eligibility, the application process, and many other details along with a direct application link.

National Entrance Screening Test 2022

Online application forms are invited by the National Institute of Science Education and Research from the students who recently passed the 12th standard examination. Students who wish to give National Entrance Screening Test can submit their application online mode. The online application form filling process has been already started and will close on 18 May 2022. The authorities are going to held the examination in the month of June. To check the eligibility criteria and other relevant information you have to read the section of this article.

National Entrance Screening Test

Highlights Of National Entrance Screening Test

  • Name of the Exam: National Entrance Screening Test
  • Launched by: National Institute of Science Education and Research
  • Launched for: students
  • Mode of application: online
  • Official site:

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NEST Exam Dates

  • Online application opens from 21st of February, 2022.
  • Online application closes on 18th of May, 2022 (midnight).
  • Admit card is available for download from 06th of June, 2022.
  • Examination will hold on 18th of June 2022.
  • Release of examination result on 05th of July, 2022.

NEST Exam Pattern

An examination is to be held through online mode. The exam contains questions MCQ based. The examination will be held in about 115 cities including Jammu, Srinagar, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Jaipur, Jabalpur, Chandigarh, Delhi, Pune, Rajkot, Agartala, Patna, Ahmedabad, Surat, Mumbai, Aligarh, etc.

SectionsMaximum MarksDuration
Biology509:00 AM – 12:30 PM (first session) and 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM (second session).

National Entrance Screening Test Syllabus

BiologyCell BiologyGenetics and EvolutionEcologyBiotechnologyBiology of Animal systems circulatory SystemDigestive SystemExcretory SystemNervous System Reproductive SystemDevelopmental BiologyImmunologyBiology of Plant systemsSystematics
ChemistryPhysical ChemistryMole concept Measurements in chemistryGaseous and liquid state atomic structure and chemical bondingThermodynamicsChemical equilibriumElectrochemistryChemical kinetic solid stateSolutionsSurface chemistryAdsorptionColloidal stateInorganic ChemistryOrganic Chemistry
MathematicsAlgebraTrigonometryAnalytical geometryDifferential calculusIntegral calculusVectors
PhysicsGeneralThermal physics electricity and magnetism found and mechanical waves optics modern physics

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NEST Exam Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant should be born on or after 1st August 2002
  • Upper age is relaxable by 5 years for the candidates who belongs to scheduled caste, scheduled tribe or divyangjan category
  • Applicant must have passed 12th standard examination are there in 2020 or in 2021.
  • Applicants are going to appear in 2022 for the 12th standard examination can also apply
  • Applicant must have secured at least 60% marks in 12th standard board examination (55% for SC/ ST/ divyang category)

Documents Required

  • Passport size photograph
  • 10th standard certificate and marksheet
  • 12th standard certificate and marksheet
  • Aadhar card
  • Scan signatures
  • Caste certificate
  • PWD certificate
  • Other significant document as needed

Application Fee

  • Candidates who belongs to general and OBC category have to pay rupees 1200
  • Candidate to belongs to SC/ ST/ PWD/ female candidates of general and OBC category have to pay 600 rupees.
  • Application Fee is paid through online mode by using netbanking, credit card, debit card etc.

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National Entrance Screening Test 2022 Application Procedure

  • To apply for the national entrance screening test, students have to visit the official website of NEST 2022 
National Entrance Screening Test 2022 Application Procedure
  • From open page you have to choose how to apply option
  • A new page will open from where you have to select online application
National Entrance Screening Test 2022 Application Procedure
  • As you hit a new page along with application open on the screen
  • Fill the details in the application form including
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • 10th standard roll number or registration number
    • Gender
    • Mobile number
    • Email ID
  • Enter the security code shows on the screen and hit register button
  • Complete the registration process and further application will open on the screen
  • Fill the details in the application form, upload the significant documents and review the application
  • If you find no changes required, hit submit button and make payment of application fee
  • Take a printout of the field application and fee receipt for further use

Download Detailed NEST Syllabus

Procedure to Download Detailed Syllabus
  • From open page you have to choose syllabus option or click here
  • Syllabus PDF file will open on the screen
NEST 2022 Syllabus
  • Hit download button to download the syllabus.


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