About NERIST Exam

Engineering Entrance , NERIST

North Eastern Regional Institute of. Science & Technology (NERIST) Examination:


NERIST entrance (North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology) was established by Indian Government as the Science and Technology institute. NERIST Engineering institute was founded by late Sh. Giyani Zail Singh, the former president of India, on 4th March 1984 in order to provide a system of engineering education for creating technical manpower for the development of the North Eastern region of the country. This NERIST institute has been conferred with the "Deemed University" status by UGC on May 31st, 2005 and it started functioning as a Deemed University from December 13th, 2005. But it was opened for students in the year 1986.

The NERIST Entrance Examination (NEE) is conducted for admissions at three Levels viz., NEE-I, NEE-II and NEE-III, to the Engineering & Technology branches of Technology stream (Base Module, Diploma Module & Degree Module); and Degree Module in Forestry stream through NEE-II only. The NERIST admission entrance examination is conducted at various centers located in the eight North Eastern States of India viz., Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim & Tripura. The selection of students is done in order of merit under various reservation categories.


NERIST Exam Eligibility Criteria:

Each and every candidate willing to be a part of NERIST University affiliated colleges must fulfil following NERIST qualification criteria, then only you will be able to be part of NERIST entrance Exam, which is given as described..


Eligibility Criteria For NEE 1st:

Age Criteria: 23 years for GE, 28 years for ST/SC/PD and 26 years for OBC and female applicants as on 1st August, 2012.

Educational Qualification for NEE-I: NEE Applicants should have passed Matriculation or Class 10th examination or an equivalent examination with Science and Mathematics. The candidate should have passed in both science and Mathematics subjects. Applicants appearing in the above mentioned examination, and whose results are awaited may also appear in the NERIST Entrance Examination. In such cases, selected applicants must produce the original pass certificate and marks sheet at the time of their admission. Otherwise, their admission shall stand automatically cancelled. Go through complete NERIST qualification criteria for all NEE level exam


NERIST Test Pattern:

Candidates from Northern east part of India who are preparing NERIST entrance test must go through question paper pattern in NERIST. Your preparation should be according to described test pattern of NERIST as described below..

NEE-I Paper Pattern:

It has one question paper of 150 marks consisting of three sections and of three hours’ duration. All questions will be of objective type with multiple-choice answers. For every wrong answer to a question, 25% (¼th) of the marks carried by that question will be deducted. There shall be no deduction for un-attempted question.

Entrance Scheme for NEE-I:

Applicants shall have to attempt all the questions in all the sections. The section and subject-wise distributions of marks are given below..

Section-A (Physics) 35 marks: 35 questions of 1 mark each
Section-B (Chemistry) 35 marks: 35 questions of 1 mark each
Section-C (Mathematics) 80 marks: 30 questions of 1 mark each, 25 questions of 2 marks each.

For rest of the paper pattern & entrance scheme of NEE-II & NEE-III level, go through NERIST Paper pattern.

Degree Courses Offering @NERIST: 

Admission to Degree Module in engineering is made in the following disciplines/branches:-

(i. )
Agricultural Engineering (AE)
(ii.) Civil Engineering (CE)
Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)
Electrical Engineering (EE)
Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)
(vi.) Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Important NERIST Entrance Dates:

Entrance Notification Dates: October/ November

Month of Entrance: In the month April

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