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NEST 2019 for admission in Integ MSc in NISER and CEBS, Supported by Dept of Atomic Energy

Published on : 02-Jan-2019 Powered by

NEST (National Entrance Screening Test) 2019 shall be conducted held on 1 June 2019 across the country by NISER, Bhubaneswar. The application process for the same starts on 7 Jan 2019.

NEST is conducted for admission into the premium 5 Year Integrated MSc in basic sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Maths) offered at

(a) National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar and

(b) University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy, Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS) 

Both NISER and CBS are autonomous institutions established by Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India, in 2007. NISER is an off-campus centre of Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI) and all academic programmes of NISER are affiliated to HBNI. Although CEBS is a DAE institution; it is physically located on the Kalina campus of University of Mumbai and the degrees to students are awarded by Mumbai University.

Scholarship : Students admitted to the programme are eligible to receive annual scholarship of Rs.60,000 either through the INSPIRE program of Department of Science and Technology or the DISHA program of Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. In addition, the scholarship recipients receive grant of Rs.20,000 per annum for summer internship. Alumni of the programme are presently pursuing PhD at the top universities and institutes in India & abroad.

Besides, top performers at NISER and CEBS, securing overall grades above certain threshold at the end of the programme, are eligible to appear directly for the interview for admission to Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) training school.

Entrance Test details : To get detailed information about eligibility, test pattern, old papers, clashing exams, check the entry for NEST


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