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NERIST Entrance Exam 2018 Notification, Eligibility, Application, Dates

NERIST Entrance Examination 2018

North Eastern Institute of Science & Technology acronym as NERIST NEE conducts entrance exam for admission to Certificate, Diploma and Degree Programs at various centers located in the North Eastern States of India.

These are three different examinations known as NEE-I, NEE-II and NEE-III for all the 3 levels with the number of seats as given below:

Level with Number of Seats

  • Base (NEE-I): 200 Seats
  • Diploma (NEE-II): 30 Seats
  • Degree (NEE-III): 72 Seats

NERIST Entrance Exam Dates 2018

Schedule for Online Submission of Application Forms: January 11th, 2018 to March 12th 2018

Date of Uploading of Admit Card in the Website: March 24th 2018

Date of Exam NEE- II & III: April 21st 2018 (Saturday, from 10.00 am to 01.00 pm)

Date of Exam NEE- I: April 22nd 2018 (Sunday, from 10.00 am to 01.00 pm)

NERIST Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria 2018

There are different eligibility criterions for the three tests for different level courses that are as mentioned below:

Eligibility for NERIST NEE – I

Maximum Age Limit: 19 as on 1st August of respective year for general category and 24 years for SC/ST/PH and 22 years for OBC and female Applicants.

Qualification: Applicant must have passed matric or Class-X examination of 10+2 system or an equivalent examination with Science and Mathematics; the Applicant should have passed in Science and Mathematics respectively.

Eligibility for NERIST NEE – II

Maximum Age Limit: 23 as on 1st August of respective year for general category and 28 years for SC/ST/PH and 26 years for OBC and female Applicants.


i) For Engineering and Technology Stream: Applicants with 10+2 PCM/ PCMB, 10+2 Vocational in Electronics / Farm Machinery & Equipment / Electrical / Refrigeration & Air Conditioning / Automobile Technology/ Structure & Fabrication Technology/ Computer Science OR NERIST Certificate (E&T).

Applicants with 10+2 (Vocational)/ NERIST certificate holders are eligible for admission in Computer Science and Engineering or in their respective branches.

10+2 PCM/PCMB Applicant should have passed in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics separately.

ii) For Forestry stream: 10+2 PCB/PCMB, 10+2 (vocational in Forestry/Horticulture) or NERIST Certificate (Forestry).

10+2 PCB/PCMB Applicants should have passed in Physics, Chemistry & Biology separately.

Eligibility for NERIST NEE – III

The admission to Degree Module in Engineering is made in the following disciplines/branches:

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Maximum Age Limit: 40 years as on 1st August of respective year for general category and 45 years for SC/ST/PH and 43 years for OBC and female Applicants.

Educational Qualification: Admission through NEE-III, an Applicant must have passed the 3-year Diploma course from any Govt. recognized polytechnic in the respective or allied discipline/branch with 60% marks considering the aggregate marks of all the 3years, or NERIST Diploma Module.

Diploma holders in the allied discipline/branches as listed in the appendix are also eligible to apply.

Examination Details

For all the Examination (NEE I / NEE II /NEE III) with any paper code, the questions are of objective type with multiple choice answers. Applicants shall have to attempt all the questions in all the sections of the relevant paper. For any every wrong answer to a question, 25 percent (1/4) of the marks carried by that question is deducted.

There is no deduction of marks for un-attempted questions.

For all the Examinations (NEE I /NEE II /NEE III) with any paper code, applicants who are appearing in the respective qualifying examination and whose results are awaited may also appear in the respective Entrance Examination.

NERIST Exam Fee: Applicant can pay examination fee through Credit/Debit card, Internet banking or Bank challan in any branch of Axis Bank.

Examination Fee General/OBC Rs750/- plus transaction charges; ST/SC/PD Rs400/- plus transaction charges.

The applicant can pay examination fee through Credit/Debit card, Internet banking or Bank challan in any branch of Axis BankExamination Fee General/OBC Rs.750/- plus transaction charges; ST/SC/PD Rs.400/- plus transaction charges.

Reservations for Seats are as follows: 80% seats @ 10% each to eight N.E. states; 10% seats to All India other than N.E. Region; 7% seats on merit basis for PRC from N.E. states and 3% seats for PH with 40-75% locomotor disability.

Entrance Exam Test Centres: NRIEST NEE entrance exam is conducted at various centers located in the eight states of North East region of the country.

NERIST Application Form 2018 – How to Apply?

Applicants have to apply online; online submission of the application may be made by accessing the website

After the successful filling up of the online form, a registration confirmation page will be generated for each Applicant bearing a unique registration number, which the Applicant will use for downloading/printing of Admit Card, etc.

The Information Brochure containing detailed information of the examination, syllabus, eligibility criteria, state code, age, etc., is available on

The examination fee may be paid online directly by using debit/credit cards/Netbanking.

In case of Offline payment, a Challan form can be downloaded from and deposit the fee in any branch of Axis Bank.

The payment details (deposit journal no) for the Challan form has to be filled up at the time of final submission of the online registration form for NEE-2018.

Detailed eligibility, syllabus and instruction for filling up of online form NEE-2018 shall be available on the web site in due course of time.

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