National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) Result 2018 will be declared on June 18, 2018. The candidates who will give the NEST Exam they will be able to check their NEST Result 2018. The candidates will have to login to the official website of the link that will be given on this page. The candidates will have to fill the Roll number / Application number and date of birth to check the NEST Result 2018. The candidates who will appear the NEST 2018 will be able to get admission in National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) , University of Mumbai- Department of Atomic Energy and Centre for Excellence in Basic Science (UM-DAE CEBS). The information related to NEST Result 2018 are given on this page.

NEST Result 2018

NEST Result 2018 will be announced for the candidates who will give the NEST 2018 exam. The candidates can check the dates of result from the table below.

Events Dates
Date of NEST 2018 02 Jun 2018
Issuance of Answer Key Jun 2018
Result Announcement 18 Jun 2018

Result: The NEST Result 2018 will be issued on the official website: www.nestexam.in

How to Check NEST Result 2018?

The candidates will be able to check the NEST Result 2018 by following these points.

  • First, the candidate will have to click on the link provided on this page.
  • Then the candidates will have to fill the Roll Number and Date of Birth or Application Number and Date of Birth.
  • Click on the “Go” button.
  • Take the printout of the NEST Result 2018.

Number Of Seats

The number of seats for the admission in NISER and CEBS are given below.

Category NISER CEBS
General 101 23
OBC-NCL 54 12
SC 30 7
ST 15 3
PwD 3% seats in each category 3% seats in each category
Total 200 45
Supernumerary Quota (J & K) 2 2
Total Proposed Intake 202 47

Scoring System

  • There would be a general section of 30 marks and four other sections of 50 marks each.
  • The candidates are advised to attempt as many questions as he/she can.
  • The merit list will be prepared on the marks obtained in the general section and the best three of four sections.
  • The total marks of NEST 2018 can be calculated as 180 (30 + 50 x 3 = 180).

Total Cut-off Marks

  • The total marks obtained by the candidate will be calculated as the marks obtained in the general section and the best three score from the rest four sections.
  • Section wise minimum admissible score (SMAS) will be calculated by “20% of the average of best 100 score of that section” for each section.
  • The candidate must score more than or equal to the SMAS.
  • The candidates must score SMAS in general section as well as in best three sections to get into the merit list.
  • For the OBC category candidates the SMAS will be 90% of the General category candidates.
  • For SC/St category candidates, the SMAS will be 50% of the General category candidate.
  • The candidate will have to score minimum admissible score (MAS) 50% of the total marks (90) to get in the merit list.
  • It is important to fulfill the MAS and SMAS conditions to get in the merit list.

Tie Breaking for NEST 2018

  • If two candidates will get the equal score then the candidate with higher score in general section will get better rank.
  • If the tie will persist then the best score in the subject section will be compared and the candidate with the better score will get better rank.
  • Again if the tie will persist then the candidates will get the same provisional rank at the time of result declaration and for the tie breaking the marks scored in 12th class and date of birth will be compared during admission / counseling.

Admission

If the candidate will get the specified marks in MAS and SMAS then it will not be assured that they will called for the admission / counseling.

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