NEST 2018 Physics Syllabus General : Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis. least count, significant figures. Methods of measurement ( Direct, Indirect, Null ) and measurement of length, time, mass, temperature, potential difference, current and resistance. Design of some simple experiments, such as: i) Searle’s method to determine Young’s modulus, ii) determination of ‘g’ by simple pendulum, iii) speed of sound using resonance tube, iv) coefficient of friction using angle of repose, v) determination of focal length of a convex lens by plotting a graph between ‘u’ and ‘v’, vi) refractive index of material of prism using the method of minimum deviation, vii) verification of Ohm’s law, viii) resistance […]

## NEST 2018 Mathematics Syllabus

NEST 2018 Mathematics Syllabus Algebra : Algebra of Complex Numbers, Addition, Multiplication, Conjugation, Polar Representation, Properties of Modulus and Principal Argument, Triangle Inequality, Cube Roots of Unity, Geometric Interpretations. Quadratic equations with real coefficients, relations between roots and coefficients, formation of quadratic equations with given roots, symmetric functions of roots. Arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic means, sums of finite arithmetic and geometric progressions, infinite geometric series, sums of squares and cubes of the first n natural numbers. Logarithms and their properties. Permutations and combinations, Binomial theorem for a positive integral index, properties of binomial coefficients. Matrices […]

## NEST 2018 Chemistry Syllabus

NEST 2018 Chemistry Syllabus Physical Chemistry : Measurements in Chemistry : SI units for fundamental quantities, significant figures in calculations. Mole concept : Avogadro number and mole concept, molar masses, mole fraction, molarity, molality, percent composition, stoichiometry. Equivalent weight and normality. Calculations based on mole concept and stoichiometry of different reactions. Oxidation – reduction reactions. Gaseous and Liquid States : Absolute scale of temperature. Gas laws, ideal gas equation, real gases and deviation from ideality, liquefaction of gases, van der Waals equation. Kinetic theory of gases; average, root mean square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature. Law […]

## NEST 2018 Biology Syllabus

NEST 2018 Biology Syllabus Cell Biology : Cell theory and cells as unit of life. Basic concepts of biomolecules – Proteins, Carbohydrates, Lipids, Nucleic acids. Tools and techniques of cell studies – use of microscope and calibration ( microscopy ), elements of microscope. Biomembranes – transport mechanism, cellular respiration. Cell organelles – structure and functions. Discovery and structure of DNA, processes of replication, transcription, genetic code and translation. Principles of the basic techniques in molecular biology. Enzymes – catalysis, kinetics, activation energy, competitive and non – competitive inhibition. Genetics and Evolution : Fundamentals of genetics and evolution. Evidences and theories […]

## NEST Syllabus 2018

NEST 2018 Syllabus The syllabus for NEST 2018 primarily follows the NCERT / CBSE science syllabus of class XI-XII. The detailed syllabus for NEST examination is provided at the end of this document. The syllabus can also be downloaded on the www.nestexam.in website under the ‘Syllabus’ tab. There is, however, no specific syllabus for the general section. This section tests candidate’s familiarity with, but not detailed understanding of, major historical milestones in subjects like astronomy, biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, computer science and environmental science. Questions will be designed to test analytic abilities and comprehension of scientific passages. Some of the […]

## NEST Admit Card 2018

NEST 2018 Admit Card The admit card for NEST 2018 will be available for downloading from 25th April, 2018. Admit cards will not be dispatched to any applicant. Applicants must download their admit cards from NEST website ( after login ). The download link will be available only till the day of examination. Safe – keeping of one copy of admit card is therefore strongly advised because the successful candidates have to produce the admit card in original during the admission. NEST 2018 Question Paper Pattern NEST 2018 Question Type : The question paper will consist of 5 (five) sections of […]

## NEST Test Centres 2018

NEST 2018 Exam Centres A list of NEST examination centres. Candidates must choose 2 ( two ) centres in order of their preference while filling up of application form. It is allowed to select two centers from the same city, such as Delhi-East and Delhi-North. Every effort will be made to allot the centre of first preference. Please note that ultimately the allotment of an examination centre by the Chief Coordinator has to be regarded as final and request for change of centre will, in general, not be entertained. The centre ( venue ) address will be mentioned on the […]

## NEST Application Form 2018

NEST 2018 Application Form Details NEST 2018, candidates must fill–up the online application form through www.nestexam.in on or after 01st January, 2018. Candidates are strongly advised to read through the detailed online application procedure available on the website. Online application process closes on 5th March, 2018. There is no offline application mode available for NEST 2018. NEST 2018 Application Fee The application fee for the male candidates of General and OBC categories is Rs.100/–. The application fee for candidates in the SC / ST / PD categories and for all female candidates is Rs.500/–. Payments can be made using credit […]

## National Entrance Screening Test – NEST Entrance Exam 2018

NEST 2018 Exam Date The National Entrance Screening Test or NEST is a compulsory test for admission to the 5 year Integrated MSc Program in basic sciences – Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics – at National Institute of Science Education and Research ( NISER ), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences ( UM – DAE CBS ), Mumbai. Both NISER and CBS are autonomous institutions established by Department of Atomic Energy ( DAE ), Government of India, in 2007. NEST 2018 Eligibility Criteria for Admission NEST 2018 Educational Qualification : […]