NEST 2022 | Application Form (Extended), Exam Date, Eligibility


NEST 2022 | Application Form (Released), Exam Date, Eligibility – The NEST 2022 Application Process will start from 21st February 2022. Candidates who would like to appear for the National Entrance Screening Test 2022 can check out this page and can know the NEST 2022 Eligibility Criteria. Due to some technical reason, the online application portal has started. It can be noted that the last date for the submission of the NEST 2022 Application Form is 21st May 2022. Whereas, the NEST 2022 Exam Date is fallen to be conducted on 18th June 2022. Moreover, in order to know more particulars like NEST Application Fee, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and more, you can refer to the sections below on this page. Hence, if you find all the details in here useful, we advise you to follow us on a regular basis for more latest updates.

NEST 2022 – Overview

Name Of The Organization National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar (NISER)
Name Of The Exam National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)
Starting Date To Apply Released
Last Date To Apply 18th May 2022 (21st May 2022)
Sub Categories Science Entrance Exams 
Exam Date 18th June 2022
Application Form Mode Online
Official Website

NEST 2022 – Important Dates

Events Dates
Registration/ Online application opens Started
Online application closes 21st May 2022
Download of admit card starts 6th June 2022
Date of examination 18th June 2022
Announcement of results on NEST website 5th July 2022

National Entrance Screening Test 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates in the Unreserved and OBC categories must have been born on or after August 01, 2002. The age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ ST/ Divyangjan candidates
  • Class XII qualifying examination must have passed in either 2020 or 2021. Candidates appearing in 2022 are also eligible. (Where only Letter Grade is given by the Board, a certificate from the Board specifying equivalent percentage marks will be required. In the absence of such a certificate the decision of the respective Admission Committees will be final.)
  • At least 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent grade) in Class XII examination from any recognized Board in India. For Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates and for Divyangjan candidates, the minimum requirement is 55%
  • The candidate should secure a position in the NEST merit list

NEST 2022 Application Fee

Category NEST Application Fee
General/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 1200/-
SC/ ST/ PWD/ Female Rs. 600/-

Process to Apply for NEST 2022?

  • Open the official website @
  • Open the NEST Application link
  • Register yourself first if you are not before
  • Once you are done with the registration
  • Fill in the application form
  • Upload the required documents
  • Pay the application fee
  • Finally, submit the application form
  • Take the printout of the application from for later references

NEST 2022 Application Link

NEST 2022 – Important Links
To apply for NEST 2022 Click Here (Link Is Activated)
NEST Information Brochure Download

NEST 2022 Exam Pattern

  • Exam mode: Online
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Duration of the exam: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Total number of questions: 50 questions in each section
  • Total marks: 200
Subject Number of Questions Marks
Biology 50 50
Chemistry 50 50
Mathematics 50 50
Physics 50 50
Total  200 200

NEST 2022 Syllabus

NEST 2022 Syllabus for Biology

  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Digestive System.
  • Circulatory System
  • Excretory System
  • Nervous System
  • Ecology
  • Humans and Environment
  • Biotechnology
  • Biology of Animal systems
  • Reproductive System
  • Developmental Biology
  • Immunology
  • Biology of Plant systems
  • Systematics

NEST 2022 Syllabus for Chemistry

  • Measurements in Chemistry
  • Mole Concept
  • Gaseous and liquid states
  • Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
  • Coordination compounds
  • Metals and metallurgy
  • Basic Concepts
  • Reactive Intermediates
  • Nomenclature
  • Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Solid-state
  • Solutions
  • Surface chemistry – Adsorption, Colloidal State,
  • Classification of elements and periodically in properties
  • Hydrogen
  • s – Block elements: Group 1, Group 2
  • p – Block elements: Group 13, Group 14,15 and 16, Group 17, Group 18
  • D – Block elements
  • F – Block elements
  • Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Phenols
  • Ethers
  • Aldehydes and ketones
  • Amines
  • Carbohydrates
  • Aromatic Compounds
  • Haloalkanes
  • Haloarenes
  • Alcohols
  • Amino Acids and Proteins
  • Polymers

NEST 2022 Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Analytical Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Vectors

NEST 2022 Syllabus for Physics

  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Capacitance
  • Optics
  • General
  • Thermal Physics
  • Modern Physics

NEST 2022 Admit Card

The admit card for NEST 2022 will be available for download from 6th June 2022. Admit cards will NOT be dispatched to any applicant. Applicants must download their admit cards from the NEST website (after login). The download link will be available only till the day of the examination.

NEST 2022 Result

The NEST Result 2022 will be out on the official website on 5th July 2022. The candidates were needed to visit the official website @ in order to check their results. Once the result is out, we will soon let the candidates know about it through our portal.

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