NEST Scholarship 2021 [24th Nationwide Education and Scholarship]

24th NEST Nationwide Education & Scholarship Test Senior Form (NEST SENIOR)

Nest Scholarship Exam is explicitly sorted out for evaluating the choices, capacity, aptitudes, and interests, which are the indispensable piece of the understudy’s training. The main motive of this scholarship is to raise the interest of students towards gaining the right knowledge and prepare them for competitive exams and other various tests. NEST gives the scholarship to the brilliant understudies from science, designing, and restorative line according to the legitimacy and execution. Getting Scholarship is something to be pleased with. The S. U. FOUNDATION OF INDIA (S.U.F.I.) is an autonomous, self-funded and Non-Governmental Organisation engaged in works of serious concern about social, economic and educational welfare of individuals and groups with the help and co-operation of some very dedicated, educated and very serious and sincere people of the country. S.U.F.I. is also chief sponsor of N.E.S.T.

Registrations for 24th NEST SCHOLARSHIP TEST-2021 will start from 1st October 2021.

Who can apply for this NEST Scholarship?

Students studying in Class 9 to 12 are eligible to apply for the scholarship. A candidate who tops the previous year exam cannot appear again in the same category.

NEST Scholarships 2021 Form- Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test 2021 conducted by SEMCI INDIA. NEST has been started to build up the hopeful’s learning capacity. This Exam is conducted on the last Sunday of January every year in the respective examination centers across India.  The NEST prepares the students to boost up their confidence so that can pursue higher education from the best and suitable colleges, to get the placement in the reputed companies.


NEST Scholarship 2021 Our Team happy to Inform you about the 24th season of the NEST 2021 [Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test]. The scheme has been launched in March 2006, 13 years completed for this Scheme NEST year awarding the prestigious NEST SCHOLARSHIPS to 100’s of candidates of science, medical and engineering courses across the country. SPONSORSHIPS are sought from business firms, NGOs, trusts and other organisations and individuals to promote this noble mission by advertising their brands and products through our publicity tools like, posters, banners, website, e-mails and all other print material passing to students all over India. Sponsors get their names, logos and URLs appear in all our publicity materials as well as on our website. The bookings of sponsorships for NEST start as early as in June every year, wherein the early birds get some extra benefits. The NEST Scholarship is classified among two parts – Junior and Senior Scholarship scheme that is based on educational qualification level.

NOTE: *  Fees once deposited will not be refundable, on cancellation of the exam, no matter what is the reason.

            *For filling the application form, no need to attest any other document except DD.


Registrations are open now for NEST-JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIPS for class 9, 10, 11, 12 (Sci) & DipEngg (1st & 2ndYr).

NOTE : Aligarh, Bareilly in UP, Bijapur in Karnataka & Raipur in Chhattisgarh added as new centres for NEST SCHOLARSHIP TEST.



24th NEST Scholarships 2021 Important Dates:

Application Form Ending Date is Feb 2021
Admit Cards Availability April 2021
Exam Date June 2021
Late Fee for Application Form Rs.100/- in November 2021


Rs.200/- in December 2021

NEST Result Date
Download your Score Card & Certificate of appreciation

NEST Senior-I & Senior-II Eligibility Criteria:

1st & 2nd Year Degree Students of: Class 12th (Science).


Diploma Engineering (only Final Year),


BCA & BSc (all),


3rd and 4th Year Degree Students Engineering,


BCA & BSc (only Computer & IT).


NEST Examination Fees:

NEST-I: Rs.650/
NEST-II Rs.750/

NEST Exam Centers

Agra Ernakulam (Cochin) Kolhapur Pune
Ahmedabad Gangtok Kolkata Rajahmundry
Allahabad Goa Kozhikode Rajkot
Amritsar Gorakhpur Latur Raipur
Aurangabad Guwahati Lucknow Ranchi
Bangalore Gwalior Ludhiana Rohtak
Bhopal Hubli Madurai Rourkela
Bhubaneshwar Hyderabad Mangalore Shimla
Chandigarh Indore Meerut Srinagar
Chennai Itanagar Mumbai & Suburbs Trichy
Coimbatore Jabalpur Mysore Trivandrum
Cuttack Jaipur Nagpur Vadodara
Dehradun Jammu Nashik Varanasi
Delhi & NCR Jamshedpur Nellore Vijayawada
Dhanbad Jhansi Patna Vishakhapatnam
Durgapur Kanpur Pondicherry  


  • The Nationwide Education and Test result 2021 will be published only on the Official website in the month of April 2021 first week students will be able to download or print their scorecard and certificate in the month of June 2021.

Grading of marks

Grade A+ From 90% to 100% From 180 to 200 Marks
Grade A 80% and below 90% From 160 to 179 Marks
Grade B+ 70% and below 80% From 140 to 159 Marks
Grade B 60% and below 70% From 120 to 139 Marks
Grade C+ 50% and below 60% From 100 to 119 Marks
Grade C 40% and below 50% From 80 to 99 Marks

Amount & No. of Scholarship

NEST Senior-I: 10 or more scholarships of Rs.35000/- each.


Rs.75000/- to Rank No. 1

NEST Senior-II:  10 or more scholarships of Rs.40000/- each.


Rs. ONE LAKH to Rank No. 1

Certificates of Appreciation who scored 40% and above

Exam Pattern for Nationwide Education and Scholarship

All Sections/Subjects in Two (02) Hours – No. of Questions 200 and 200 Marks
NEST-I: Physics & Chemistry (Class XI & XII – advanced level)
NEST-II: Technical Aptitude – Choose any One Group**: A/B/C/D -No. of Questions: 50 and 50 Marks
Logical Thinking (Reasoning) & General Knowledge 50 Question and 50 Marks
(English Language) Verbal Aptitude  50 Question and 50 Marks
(Class XI & XII – advanced level) Mathematics OR Biology  50 Question and 50 Marks

The test comprises of five sections as given below:

Section Subject No. of
i NEST-1: Physics & Chemistry (Class XI & XII – advanced level) OR
NEST-II: Technical Aptitude -Choose any One Group., A/ B/ C/ D
50 50
II Mathematics OR Biology (Class XI & XII – advanced level) 50 50
Ill Verbal Aptitude (English Language) 50 50
Iv Logical Thinking (Reasoning) 25 25
v General Knowledge 25 25
Total All Sections / Subjects in Two (02) Hours 200

Application Process

  • Medical and Engineering Courses log on to mail web portal at

    Step 1: Open link to apply for the scholarship.
    Step 2: Click here to register as a new user/Click here to login as existing user.


Director, NEST C/o. SEMCI INDIA,

B-1, Piccadilly Flats, 57-J, Clare Road, Byculla, Mumbai-400008,

Mobile No.: 08976 08 4445 / 09967 69 5545,


Tel.: 022-6529 2506 / 6529 2507,

Fax: 022-2782 2583.




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the procedure for submitting the registration form?

To submit the application form, the students have to submit through online mode, and first of all the students have to go to the official website, after clicking on the login option, Regulatory >> Login >> Filling application form >> Uploading documents >> Application fee to pay.

What is the eligibility to apply for NEST 2021?

Students must be passed 10+2 in 2021-20. Further, the minimum marks required in 10 + 2 is 60% for general category candidates and SC (SC), ST (55) candidates are ST) and PWD (PD) candidates with disabilities. For more information, you can read the eligibility given on the page above.

When is the NEST Exam?

The exam takes place once a year and this exam will be the beginning of your month of June so far, according to the official website.

How much is the application fee for registration?

Male (General / OBC) Rs 1200/-
Male (SC / ST) Rs 600/-
All-female candidates Rs 600/-
Divyang Category Rs 600/-

NEST Scholarship 2021 [24th Nationwide Education and Scholarship]
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