The Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test (NEST) is a national level scholarship test. NEST comprises two exams that is NEST Junior(I & II) and NEST Senior(I & II). NEST Junior and Senior further contains two exam that is I and II. This is specially conducted for the science stream students. NEST is for those students who are studying in 9th to 12th Standards. The eligibility and the application process of the both examination is different. The purpose of conducting series of such periodical tests is to prepare students for competitive exams, 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.
Nationwide Education & Scholarship Test (NEST)
NEST is especially designed to students’ choice, skills and interests as is essential at this stage of their education. Moreover, they also get instant cash prizes of handsome amount and certificates of appreciation as incentives for their outstanding an exemplary performance in the test.
NEST Junior (I &II)
NEST Junior comprises of two exams that is NEST Junior I and NEST Junior II. Students who are studying or passed in Class 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th, are eligible for giving the examination. NEST Junior I is for the Class 9th and 10th and NEST Junior II is for the Class 11th and 12th. The examination pattern of the NEST Junior I and NEST Junior II is different.
NEST Senior (I &II)
NEST Senior comprises of two exams that is NEST Senior I and NEST Senior II. Students of class 12th (Science), Diploma Engineering, Engineering MBBS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BDS, BCA & BSc (All) can also apply for NEST Senior Category. Candidates who are applying to participate in online test as per schedule win a NEST scholarship based on Merit. NEST do not offer admission to any class, course or training. It is an initiative to award only scholarships.