NEST Exam 2017 Syllabus
Download the syllabus of All subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics of NISER NEST Exam 2017 session. The National Entrance Screening Test or NEST is a compulsory test for admission to the 5–year Integrated MSc programme in basic sciences – Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics – at National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM–DAE CEBS), Mumbai.

General Section Syllabus for NEST Exam

There is no specific syllabus for the General section. The aim is to test candidate's aptitude for a career in science. Questions are designed to test the candidate’s familiarity with (and not a detailed understanding of) major historical milestones in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, computer science and environment. There will be some questions designed to test the grasp of mathematics up to 10th standard and application capabilities of the same to simple problems. Some
questions in this section aim to test the candidate’s general ability to comprehend qualitative and quantitative aspects of a given scientific passage. This is done by giving a passage on some scientifictopic and questions based on the concepts elaborated in the passage will be asked. Some questions aim to find whether the candidates can interpret graphical representation of information.
For detailed syllabus of other sections like Phyics, Chemistry Biology and Maths download the syllabus in PDF format below.

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The total set Comprises of five sections as given bellow. Same study material can be used, which is used by candidates for the competitive examination.

I NEST-I : Physics & Chemistry (Class XI & XII – advanced level) OR
NEST-II : Technical Aptitude – Choose any One Group**: A/ B/ C/ D  50 50
II Mathematics OR Biology (Class XI & XII – advanced level) 50 50
III Verbal Aptitude (English Language) 50 50
IV Logical Thinking (Reasoning) 25 25
V General Knowledge 25 25
Total All Sections / Subjects in Two (02) Hours 200 200
Group A :  Comp/IT/Elex/Telecom/Elect/Instr
Group B = Auto/Aeronaut/Mech/Prod/Bio-tech
Group C = Civil/Cons/Arch/Bio-chem
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