NEST 2015 Syllabus
National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a necessary test for students in search of admission to National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS), Mumbai.
NEST 2015 Exam Pattern
NEST exam consists of five sections of objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs). Questions may carry one or more marks for correct answer. There is no negative marking for incorrect answer. The language of question paper is English only.
NEST 2015 Syllabus
The NEST exam comprises of questions from following subjects and fields:
- General Section: Major historical milestones in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, computer science and environment.
- Biology: Cell Biology; Genetics and Evolution; Ecology; Humans and Environment; Biotechnology; Biology of Animal System; Biology of Plant System
- Chemistry: Physical Chemistry: Measurements in chemistry, Mole Concept, Gaseous and liquid states, Atomic structure and chemical bonding, Thermodynamics, Chemical equilibrium, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Solid state, Solutions; Surface Chemistry: Adsorption, Colloidal State; Inorganic Chemistry: Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Hydrogen, Coordination compounds, Metals and metallurgy; Organic Chemistry: Basic Concepts, Reactive intermediates, Isomerism, Nomenclature, Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes, Aromatic compounds, Haloalkanes, Halosrenes, Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, Aldehydes and Ketones, Carbxylic acids, Amines, Carbohydrate, Amino acids and proteins, Polymers
- Mathematics: Algebra; Trigonometry; Analytical geometry; Differential Calculus; Integral Calculus; Vectors
- Physics: General; Mechanics; Sound and Mechanical Waves; Thermal Physics; Electricity and Magnetism; Optics; Modern Physics
NEST 2015 Sample Papers
The following is the NEST 2014 sample paper in PDF format for your reference:
NEST 2015 Exam Centers
The following are the exam centers for NEST 2015 exam: Agartala, Jodhpur, Ahmedabad, Kanpur, Allahabad, Kochi, Balasore, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Berhampur, Lucknow, Bhopal, Madurai, Bhubaneswar, Mangalore, Burdwan, Mumbai, Calicut, Nagpur, Chandigarh, Patna, Chennai, Pune, Cuttack, Raipur, Dehradun, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Delhi, Shillong, Shimla, Dharwad, Silchar, Guwahati , Siliguri, Ghaziabad, Srinagar, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Indore, Thrissur, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jammu, Varanasi, Jamshedpur and Visakhapatnam