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NEST Syllabus 2023: Know Subject-wise Syllabus


NEST Syllabus 2023: The authorities have released the National Entrance Screening Test or NEST 2023 syllabus on the official website along with NEST notification. The NEST consists of four papers: Biology, Maths, Physics and Chemistry. To crack this exam, candidates must be aware of the subject-wise NEST syllabus, which is provided below.

As the exams are around the corner, candidates appearing for the examination must be well-versed in the exam pattern and syllabus. The exam pattern and syllabus will also help candidates prepare a well-structured and effective study plan. Continue reading the article to access the NEST syllabus 2023.

Latest Update
__ NEST 2023 exam is scheduled to be conducted on June 24, 2023.

NEST Subject-wise Syllabus 2023

The National Entrance Screening Tes 2023 syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Biology papers will be similar to that of Class 11 and 12 syllabi. However, for the General Section, there is no fixed syllabus. The General Ability paper tests the candidate’s aptitude for a career in science. Check the detailed subject-wise syllabus below:

NEST Syllabus for Biology

The topics covered in the National Entrance Screening Tes Biology syllabus are as follows:

Cell BiologyGenetics and Evolution
EcologyHumans and Environment
Biology of Animal systems- Digestive SystemCirculatory System
Excretory SystemNervous System
Reproductive SystemDevelopmental Biology
ImmunologyBiology of Plant systems

NEST Syllabus for Physics

The National Entrance Screening Tes Physics syllabus consists of various topics for classes 11 and 12. Check the detailed syllabus below:

GeneralProgressive and stationary waves
Units and DimensionsThermal Physics
Least countThermal expansion of solids
Significant figuresCalorimetry
indirectHeat conduction in one dimension
timeElementary concepts of convection and radiation
current and resistance Graphical representation and interpretation of dataEquivalence of heat and work
MechanicsBlack body radiation – absorptive and emissive powers
Kinematics in one and two dimensionsElectricity and Magnetism
ProjectileCoulomb’s law
Relative velocityElectrical potential energy of a system of point charges and of electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field.
Static and dynamic frictionCapacitance
Systems of particlesCalculation of capacitance with and without dielectrics. Capacitors in series and parallel. Energy stored in a capacitor.
Rigid bodyElectromagnetic Induction
Parallel and perpendicular axes theoremsFaraday’s law
plastic deformation. Young’s modulusSelf and mutual inductance
Pressure in a fluidLR and LC circuits with and A.C sources.
capillary rise.Modern Physics
Sound and Mechanical WavesAtomic nucleus. Alpha
Plane-wave motionand gamma radiations. Law of radioactive decay and transverse waves
Moseley’s lawBohr’s theory of hydrogen-like atoms

NEST Syllabus for Chemistry

The National Entrance Screening Tes Chemistry syllabus consists of Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry. The detailed syllabus is provided below:

Measurements In Chemistry – Si Unit For Fundamental QuantitiesSignificant Figures In The Calculation
Mole Concept –
Avogadro Number And The Mole ConceptMolar Masses
Mole FractionMolarity
MolalityPercentage Composition
StoichiometryEquivalent Weight And Normality
Calculations Based on Mole Concept And Stoichiometry
Gaseous And Liquid States
Absolute Scale of TemperatureGas Laws
Ideal Gas EquationReal Gases And Deviation From Ideality
Liquefaction of GasesVan Der Wall Equations
Kinetic Theory of Gases; AverageRoot Mean Square And Most Probable Velocities And Their Relation With Temperature
Law of Partial Pressures.
Atomic Structure And Chemical Bonding
Bohr ModelThe Spectrum of Hydrogen Atom
Quantum NumbersWave-Particle Duality
Uncertainty PrincipleOrbitals And Quantum Numbers
Thermodynamics StateFirst Law of Thermodynamics
Internal EnergyWork And Heat
Pressure-Volume WorkEnthalpy And Enthalpy Change
Hess’s LawHeat Of Reaction
Chemical Equilibrium
Laws of Chemical Equilibrium, Law of Mass Action, Equilibrium ConstantFactors Affecting Equilibrium Constant.
Redox Reactions And Electrode PotentialElectrochemical Cells
Galvanic Cells And Cell ReactionsStandard Electrode Potential
Nernst EquationElectrochemical Series
Emf of Galvanic Cells
Chemical Kinetics
Rates of Chemical ReactionsOrder of Reaction
Rate ConstantFactors Affecting The Rate of Reaction – Concentration
Solid State
Classification Of SolidsAmorphous And Crystalline Solids
Crystalline StateCrystal Lattice And Unit Cells
Solution Of Solid And Gas In LiquidConcentration of Solution
Ideal And Non-Ideal SolutionsColligative Properties
Vapour Pressure of Solution
Surface ChemistryAdsorption, Colloidal State
Inorganic Chemistry
Classification of Elements And Periodicity In PropertiesHydrogen
S– Block ElementsP– Block Elements
D–Block ElementsF–Block Elements
Coordination CompoundsMetals And Metallurgy
Organic Chemistry
Basic ConceptsReactive Intermediates
AlkanesAlkenes And Alkynes
Aromatic CompoundsHaloalkanes (Alkyl Halides)
Aldehydes And KetonesCarboxylic Acids
Amino Acids And ProteinsPolymers

NEST Syllabus for Mathematics

The National Entrance Screening Tes Maths syllabus consists of various topics for Classes 11 and 12. The detailed syllabus is provided below:

Analytical geometryDifferential calculus
Integral calculusVectors

FAQs Related to NEST Syllabus 2023

Below are the most commonly asked questions with answers about NEST Syllabus 2023:

Q: Where can the candidates find the NEST syllabus 2023?

Ans: Candidates can find the NEST 2023 syllabus on the official website and the above article.

Q: What are the subjects in the NEST 2023 exam?

Ans: Physics, chemistry, maths and biology are the subjects involved in the NEST 2023 exam.

Q: What is the difficulty level of the NEST exam?

Ans: The difficulty level of the NEST exam is moderate.

Q: When is the NEST 2023 exam conducted?

Ans: NEST 2023 exam is tentatively conducted on June 18, 2023.

Q: When will the NEST application 2023 process start?

Ans: The NEST application form process will start on February 21, 2023.

Related Links:

NEST Application FormNEST Eligibility Criteria
NEST Important DatesNEST Sample Papers

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