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ITM NEST 2024: Exam Date, Pattern Syllabus

ITM NEST is a National Entrance and Scholarship Test conducted by ITM University, Gwalior for admissions to undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses of the university. ITM NEST 2024 will be conducted in the month of May 2024. The question paper constitutes of two parts, namely paper A and paper B where Paper A is common to all the streams, and paper B will differ with respect to the course the candidate opted for.

  • Admission Counselling for  ITM NEST 2024 will be held at the University campus and will commence tentatively in the month of June 2025.
  • ITM NEST 2024 Answer Key will be available on the official website from last week of May 2024 onwards(Tentative).

ITM NEST 2024 Important Dates

EventsDates
Online Application Form ReleaseJanuary 2024
Application submission deadlineApril 2024
ITM NEST Exam DateMay 2024
Admission counselling DateJune 2024

ITM NEST 2024 Exam Pattern

Number of Papers1
Number of Sections4 parts which include Basic Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Question TypeObjective Type Questions
ITM NEST Total Marks200
Exam Duration90 minutes
Exam LanguageEnglish

ITM NEST 2024 Exam Pattern in Detail

ITM NEST question paper will consist of 4 parts. Each part will contain 25 questions. Following is the exam pattern for ITM NEST 2024:

  • Students can give exams either online or offline mode
  • Question paper consists of 4 parts mainly Basic Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, basic questions from general knowledge and Biology.
  • Each part consists of 25 questions and each question will carry 2 marks, so total 20.
  • Negative marking of 1 mark is there for each incorrect attempts.
Name of partsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Basic Mathematics2550
Chemistry2550
Biology2550
Physics2550

ITM NEST 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus for the ITM NEST exam will be based on the pattern of CBSE syllabus of class 11th and 12th. Here we’ve compiled a list of important topics that will come up in the examination.

  • Mathematics: Algebra, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Vectors
  • Biology: Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution, Ecology, Humans and Environment, Biotechnology, Biology and Animal System, Biology and Plant System
  • Chemistry: Measurements in Chemistry, Mole Concept, Gaseous and Liquid State, Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding, Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Solid State, Solutions, Surface Chemistry, Classification of Elements and Periodicity Property, Hydrogen, s-Block Elements, p-Block Elements, D-Block Elements, f-Block Compounds, Coordination Compounds, Metals and Metallurgy, Basic Concepts, Reactivity Intermediates, Isomerism, Nomenclature, Alkenes, Aromatic Compounds, Haloalkanes, Alcohols, Phenols, Amines, Amino acids and proteins
  • Physics: Modern Physics, Optics, Electricity and magnetism, Thermal Physics, Sound and Mechanical Waves, Mechanics, General Physics

ITM NEST Eligiblity Criteria

ProgrammesCoursesEligibility
BTech/ BTechCivil Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Mechanical Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Electronics & Communication Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Electrical Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Computer science Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Automobile Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Biotechnology Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Petroleum technology Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Integrated program MTech/MBACivil Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Mechanical Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Electronics & Communication Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
Computer Science Engineering10+2 Maths stream with 50%marks
MTechComputer scienceBE/BTech With 55% marks
Mechanical EngineeringBE/ BTech With 55% marks
Civil EngineeringBE/ BTech With 55% marks
VLSI DesignBE/BTech With 55% marks
Communication SystemsBE/ BTech With 55% marks