Mumbai: Sanyam Ahuja of Delhi emerged topper while Arushi Kular of Odisha secured sixth rank in the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST 2018) results of which were announced on Monday.
Nearly 67,000 students across the country including 15,000 from Odisha had appeared for the test on June 2 of which 2300 students have been allotted rank cards for a total of 200 seats.
The results are available on www.nestexam.in
The test was held in 109 centres across the country including 13 centres in Odisha viz, Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Khurda, Rayagada, Rourkela and Sambalpur.
This test was held for admission in 5-year integrated MSc programmes at NISER (National Institute of Science Education & Research), Bhubaneswar, and UM-DAE CEBS (University of Mumbai-Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences), Mumbai.
Both NISER and UM-DAE CEBS were set up by the DAE in 2007 to train scientific manpower to carry out cutting-edge research and provide input to scientific programmes of the DAE and other applied science institutions in the country.