Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test (NEST-Junior)-2012

8th Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test (NEST-Junior)-2012Scholarships for Class XI/XII students (Science stream only)

Applications are invited for the award of many scholarships worth Rs 20,000/- to Rs 25,000/- each from bona fide students of all Govt recognized schools/colleges of India of class XI/XII (Science stream only)

Certificates of appreciation are also awarded to all high scorers in the test with All India Ranking (AIR)

The scholarships are awarded based on your merit in an online test of two hours for 200 marks


The test comprises of four sections of 50 questions each (1 mark for each question) in Physics, Chemistry, Maths/Biology, English language and Simple Logic and General knowledge


The syllabus is generally based on the content and level of SSC/HSC books prescribed by CBSE, ICSE and other states boards in India

Test centres:

Test centres in all major cities of India

Check list on website to choose a centre in/near your town

Application Form:

Log on to to download application form

Send your application completely filled up along with a demand draft of Rs 400/- (Rs four hundred only) in favour of SEMCI India, payable at Mumbai to the following address

The Director,


SEMCI India,B-1,

Piccadilly Flats, 57-J,

Clare Road,


          Eligible degree students of Science, Engineering and Medical courses will apply for NEST-2013 in August, 2012 as usual.

Important Dates:

Last date without late fees 15th May, 2012

Last date with late fees of Rs 100/- 15th June, 2012

Last date with late fees of Rs 200/- 15th July, 2012

Date of test 29th July, 2012, Sunday

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