National Entrance Screening Test Nest 2011
National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2011 is the entrance test for students who attempting admission to the University of Mumbai – department of atomic energy centre for excellence in basic sciences (UM-DAE CBS), Mumbai, National Institute of science education and research (NISER), Bhubaneswar, and incorporated science education and research centre (ISERC), Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan. The test will be directed in 34 cities and towns throughout India. Students who are highly prompted to engage higher education and research in science are promoted to apply. The test will be conducted on June 6, 2010.

Important Date
Last date for receipt of request for application form is February 21, 2011.

Completed application forms along with application fee must reach The Chief Coordinator, NEST-2011 by March 7, 2011.

Test Schedule: The test will be conducted on May 29, 2011 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Eligibility for National Entrance Screening Test
Students who have passed the class XII or equal qualifying exam in 2009 or 20010 or are appearing in 2011 from any accredited board of education in India and have secured an aggregate of mini. 60% marks or equal grade are qualified to apply. For SC/ST/PD students, the minimum marks necessity is 55%.

Application Form
Application form and information brochure can be downloaded from the NEST websites .Applicant may fill the application form on-line or download it from the website. They may also get the form by post by writing to
The Chief Coordinator, NEST-2011
National Institute of Science Education and Research,
Institute of Physics Campus,
Bhubaneswar 751 005