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Sahitya Singha RoyLast Seen: 2 months 1 week agoJoined on: 04-Feb-2019Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Explain some details about nest like no. Of questions, total marks & negative & can we get into any medical college by qualifying nest exam?

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Vishnu Madhav TadepalliLast Seen: 1 month 2 weeks agoJoined on: 15-Jul-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation


NEST (National Entrance Screening Test) is exam for 5 year integrated MSc program. NEST is a computer based test (online). The exam will be held in two sessions and duration of each will be 3 hours and 30 minutes. The question paper will have MCQ type and will be divided into 5 sections like General section, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. The first section i.e general section is mandatory for all, while the candidates can attempt at least three of the sections from remaining four (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics).

Number of questions in General see are 10 and 15 questions each in remaining four sections.

In subject sections there are negative marks for incorrect answers, some questions may have multiple right answers for which marks will be given only when you select all the correct answers.

NEST exam is for students seeking admissions in NISER Bhuvaneshwar and UM-DA CEBS Mumbai.

The eligibility to appear for NEST is the candidate must obtain minimum of 60% aggregate in class XII or equivalent examination from any recognized Board in India.

If you want more information regarding this you can refer to our careers 360 link provided below.


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Srishti MehtaLast Seen: 1 week 20 hours agoJoined on: 11-Jan-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Hello dear

Please use the link below for having complete information about the nest exam.


This link will provide you with all the necessary details and information you want to know.

Please revert for further queries.

Thanks for contacting us.

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