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Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test
N.E.S.T comprises of two exams for 2 different categories
Eligibility: First Year and Second Year Degree Engineering, BCA, MBBS, ESc (all) and Final Year Diploma Engineering students. Also, Class 12th Students of Science stream.
Cash Awards: 10 awards of Rs. 30,000 each along with Rs. 75.000 for the highest scorer in this category
Eligibility: Only for Third Year and Final Year Degree Engineering, MBBS/BAMS/BDS/BUMS/BHMS, BCA & BSO (Comp/ IT) students
Cash Awards: 10 awards of Rs. 45,000 each along with Rs. 1,00,000 for the highest scorer in this category
Note: Certiﬁcates of Appreciation will be issued to all the candidates, who score above 40% aggregate of all the ﬁve sections of the test.
Details of scholarship
The scholarships are awarded based on merit in an online test of 3 hours for 250 questions of 1 mark each spread over 5 sections, viz.
1.NEST I :Physics & Chemistry;
NEST II :Technical groups: Choose any one A/B/C/D as mentioned below
A = Comp/lT/Elex/Telecom/Elect:
E = Mech/Prod/Auto/Instr;
C = Civil/Cons/Arch.
D = Medical (MBBS).
Nest I - Rs 600/-
Nest II - Rs 700/-
Application deadline: September 30, 2015
Exam date: January 31, 2016