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NEST Syllabus 2017


All the students who completed their school or Intermediate they already have applied for the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) to take admission in undergraduate courses in NISER Bhubaneswar. To take admission in NISER students have to qualify NEST Examination.

NEST 2017 Exam Pattern:

All the Students who have applied for the NEST examination and now they are preparing for the examination of the NEST examination. They all can check the given exam pattern, with this test pattern all the students may get help to preparing their syllabus for the examination, the examination pattern is given below you can check the NEST Syllabus.

  • Section A Comprises MCQ’s from general topics.
  • This section is compulsory for all students of any branch.
  • And from section B to E, the students have some advantages to choose any 3 sections.
  • Each section from B to E carry 50 marks

NEST Examination Pattern:

Section SubjectsMarks Time Duration
AGeneral Topics303 Hours
  • The NEST Examination consists of 5 sections.
  • Section A: General Topics compulsory for all students.
  • For section A total number of marks is 30.
  • There is no negative marking for section A
  • From section B to E there will be negative marking for a wrong answer.
  • A time duration of the Examination is 3 Hours.

NEST 2017 Syllabus for General Topics:

  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Astronomy
  • Computer Science Environments
  • General ability
  • Passage
  • Graphical Representation of Information

NEST Syllabus for Biology:

  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Ecology
  • Humans and Environment
  • Biotechnology
  • Biology of Animal Systems
  • Biology of Plant Systems

Syllabus for Chemistry 2017

Physical Chemistry

  • Measurement in Chemistry
  • Mole concepts
  • Gaseous and liquid states
  • Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
  • Thermodynamics
  • chemical and ionic equilibrium
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Solid States
  • Solutions

Surface Chemistry

  • Adsorption
  • Colloidal states

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  • Hydrogen
  • S-block elements
  • P- block elements
  • D-block elements
  • f-block elements
  • Metals and metallurgy

Organic Chemistry

  • Basic concepts
  • Reactive Intermediates
  • Isomerism
  • Nomenclature
  • Alkanes
  • Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Aromatic compounds
  • Polymers
  • Amino Acids and Proteins
  • Carbohydrates
  • Carboxylic acids
  • Amines
  • Alcohol, phenols, and ethers
  • Haloarenes

NEST Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Vectors

Syllabus For Physics:

  • General Units and Dimensions
  • Mechanics
  • Sounds and Mechanical waves
  • Thermal Physics
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Optics
  • Modern Physics

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Last Updated On: September 6, 2017 — 11:49 pm

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