NEST – Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test 2016
15th Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test NEST 2016
B-1, Piccadilly Flats,
57 – J, Clare Road,
Byculla, Mumbai – 400008.
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Website : www.nest.net.in.
SEMCI India invites applications to win Certificates of Appreciation and Scholarships worth [rupee] 30,000/- to [rupee] 1,00,000/-.
SEMCI India conducts a Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test ( NEST ) on the last Sunday of January every year at our Test Centres in all major cities across India. The purpose of conducting a series of such periodical tests is to ignite students’ interest in pursuing accurate knowledge and to prepare them for competitive skills, such as CAT, GATE, GRE, TOEFL and various other tests for admissions to higher studies in good institutes as well as for jobs in reputed companies. Only bona fide students registered in colleges are eligible for this scholarship.
NEST is especially designed to students’ ability and interests as are essential at this stage of their education. Moreover, they also get instant cash prizes of handsome amounts and certificates of appreciation as incentives for their outstanding and exemplary performance in the test.
Eligibility Criteria for Nationwide Education Scholarship Test 2016
|Far from Ideal Ration of 1:10|
|Institute||Sanctioned Faculty Posts||Filled||Vacant ( Teacher-Student Ratio )|
|IIT-Kharagpur||1000||572||478 ( 1:17 )|
|IIT-Bombay||832||565||267 ( 1:15 )|
|IIT-Madras||800||506||294 ( 1:19 )|
|IIT-Kanpur||570||352||218 ( 1:17 )|
|IIT-Delhi||748||423||325 ( 1:18 )|
|IIT-Guwahati||451||334||117 ( 1:13 )|
|IIT-Roorkee||753||393||360 ( 1:20 )|
|Total Across India||6,522||3,904||2,618|
* In a Category / Group of Minimum 1000+ candidates all over India. Thereafter, there is atleast one scholarship in every 200 candidaes on averagein order to maintain competitiveness in the contest.
Certificates : Certificates of Appreciation shall be awarded to all candidates who score 40% and above in aggregate of all the five sections in the test.
Syllabus for Nationwide Education Scholarship Test 2016 :
The content, pattern and style of this test is similar to any other tests of objective type with Multiple Choice Questions ( MCQs ), Fill-in-Blanks and Yes / No types of questions as, for example, in CET, CAT, GATE, GRE, TOEFL, etc. Thus, any books that prepare you for these tests will also help you for NEST. Please find relevant study material yourself to prepare for this test. We do not prescribe any books on the subjects.
Nationwide Education Scholarship Test Pattern :
MD / MS
|Entrance Examination||18th May, 2014 10.00 AM|
|Declaration of Result||19th May, 2014 9.00 PM|
|1st Counselling||13th June, 2014 11.00 AM|
|2nd Counselling||10th July, 2014 11.00 AM|
|3rd Counselling||21st July, 2014 11.00 AM|
House Job ( OHS )
|Entrance Examination||8th June, 2014 10.00 AM|
|Declaration of Result||9th June, 2014 9.00 AM|
|Counselling / Interview||10th June, 2014 11.00 AM|
DM / M.Ch / MHA
|Entrance Examination||15th June, 2014 10.00 AM|
|Declaration of Result||16th June, 2014 9.00 AM|
|Clinical / Practical Examination||17th June, 2014 9.00 AM|
|Counselling / Interview||19th June, 2014 2.30 PM|
** NEST – II candidates will choose any one group from the following :
- A = Comp / IT / Elex / Telecom / Elect / lnstr;
- B = Auto / Aeronaut / Mech / Prod / Bio – Tech;
- C = Civil / Cons / Arch / Boi – Chem;
- D = MBBS / BAMS / BHMS / BUMS / BDS
Test Centres for NEST 2016 :
In all state capitals and other major cities of India, such as Agra, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi & NCR, Dhanbad, Durgapur, Ernakulam ( Cochin ), Goa, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Itanagar, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Meerut, Mumbai & Suburbs, Nagpur, Nashik, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Rohtak, Shimla, Trichy, Trivandrum, Vadodara, Vijayawada, Vishakapatnam, etc.
You can opt for maximum TWO choices of cities in order of preference where you would like to take the test. ( Please note that your choice of centre may be changed to any other nearby centre if the number of candidates at a centre is less than 50 and / or for any other strategic or emergency reasons. Except in a situation beyond our control, we will inform you about any such change in advance, at least 15 days before the test. )
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs / CAUs etc. ( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI &(4) CIFE||Applicabl e at|
|17 - Dairy Science|
|Dairy Microbiology||Dairying ( DT / DH ) / B.Sc. ( DT ).||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( Dairy Technol. ) / B.Tech ( Dairy Technol. / Biotech. ) / B.V.Sc. & AH / B.Sc. ( Hons ) Microbiology / B.Sc. Food Tech., Food Sci. / Biotechnol. / Food Sci. and Technol. / Industrial Microbiology / Medical Microbiology / Microbial & Food Technology / B.Sc. with Microbiology / Industrial Microbiology. B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system ).||
|Dairy Chemistry||Dairying ( DT / DH ) / B.Sc. ( DT ).||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT ) / B. Tech. ( DT ) / B. Tech. / B.Sc. ( Food Technology / Food Sci. / Food Sci. & Technol. ) / Food Technol. Mgmt. / B.V.Sc. & A.H / B.Sc. Hons. ( Chemistry ). B.Sc.( 10+2+3 system ).||
|18 - Dairy Technology|
|Dairy Technology||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Tech. Dairy Technology.||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT ) / B.Tech. ( DT ) / B.Sc. Food Tech. / B.Tech. Food Tech. ( 4 years degree ) / B.Sc. ( Microbial & Food Tech. ) - 4 years degree.||
|Dairy Engineering||B.E. / B.Tech. ( Dairy Engineering )||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT ) / B.Tech. ( DT ) / B.Sc. Food Tech. / B.Tech. Food Tech. ( 4 years degree ) / B.Tech. Agril. Engg. / B.Sc. ( Microbial & Food Tech. ) - 4 years degree.||
|19 - Food Science Technology ( M.Sc. Degree will be awarded )|
|Food Technology / Food Science & Technology||B.Sc. Agric. / Horti. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture, / Food Sci. & Technol. / B.E. ( Agril. ) / B. Tech. ( Agrl. Engg. ) / B. Tech. ( Food Technology ).|
|Food Safety & Quality Assurance|
|B. Tech. Dairy Technol. / or Food Technol. / Food Technol. & Mgmt. B.Sc. Food Sci. / Home Sci. / Food Microbiol. / Industrial Microbiol. / Medical Microbiol. / B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system ). B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / B.V.Sc. & AH.||
|Food Science & Nutrition|
|B.Sc. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) in Biochemistry / B.V.Sc.& A.H. / B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Tech. ( Dairy Technology ) / B.Tech. / B.E.( Food Technology ). B.Sc. ( Food Science ) / B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system ). B.Sc. Horti. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.||
Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test Application Form 2016
- Download the Application Form from the website link : www.nest.net.in/application_form.htm
- Fill up the application form correctly and completely and paste your latest photograph in the space provided on it.
- The DD of the total amount must be in favour of “SEMCI India” payable at Mumbai.
- Send your filled up application form along with the DD by registered post or courier at the following address :SEMCI India,
B – 1, Piccadilly Flats,
57-J, Clare Road, Byculla,
Mumbai – 400 008.
- Applicants can also form a group of two or more students and draw a single DD of the cumulative amount and send all the applications together in a single envelop to save their time & money.
- It is the Prerogative of the college to charge [rupee] 25/- per candidate as processing fee for collection and dispatch of application to NEST office if applications are sent through school / college.
- Admit Card will be sent by email only a week before the test.
Reult : Result will be displayed in the RESULT menu of the website www.nest.net.inon 5th April, 2016. You will be able to download your score card and certificate of appreciation from the website in the 1st week of June, 2016.
Participation Fee :
NEST – I : [rupee] 600/- ( Rupees Six Hundred only ) till 30th September, 2015.
NEST – II : [rupee] 700/- ( Rupees Seven Hundred only ) till 30th September, 2015.
You can add [rupee] 300/- ( Rupees Three Hundred only ) if you are interested to get unsolved question papers of the last Six years. However, the book is FREE for those candidates who apply in July & August.
Last date for NEST Application Form Submission : 30th September, 2015. Thereafter, there is late fee of [rupee] 100/- till 30th November, 2015 and [rupee] 200/- till 31st December, 2015.