North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology Entrance Exam

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NERIST EE Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:North East Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST)
  • Courses:B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA , MSc, BSc Agri
  • Streams:Engineering, Management, Science, Agriculture

NERIST NEE 2023: Exam Date(Revised), Application Form(Released), Eligibility

Updated On - May 04 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

NERIST EE 2023 Application Form has been released on February 21, 2023 and will end on May 02, 2023. The exam will be conducted on May 13 and 14, 2023 by the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology. It is conducted every year at the State Level. North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology Entrance Exam is held for the selection of candidates at three Levels i.e NEE-I, NEE-II, and NEE-III for the base, diploma, and graduate-level degree. Whereas Forestry stream selection will be done through NEE-II (PCB). The applicants must go through the full article to know about the NERIST 2023 admission Application Form, Eligibility, Admit Card, etc.

NERIST NEE Latest Updates:

  • NERIST NEE 2023 is an entrance exam for admission to BTech, certificate, and BSc programmes in NERIST.
  • The exam is conducted in three phases - NEE 1, 2, and 3.
  • The NEE 2023 admit card has been released on May 4, 2023, at, the official website.
  • The exam will be conducted on May 13 and 14, 2023.
  • NEE 1 will be held on May 14, while NEE 2 and NEE 3 will be held on May 13.
  • The exam will consist of 150 multiple-choice questions and the duration is 150 minutes.
  • NEE 1 will have questions on physics, chemistry, and mathematics.
  • NEE 2 will have questions on PCM for technology stream courses or physics, chemistry, and biology for degree programmes in forestry.
  • NEE 3 will have questions on relevant subjects.
  • Candidates will face a deduction of 25 percent marks for each wrong answer.

NERIST EE 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the NERIST EE 2023 exam status from the below table:


North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology Entrance Exam 2023 Status

Exam date revised

NERIST NEE 2023 Exam Dates

Candidates can take a look at all the important dates for NERIST NEE 2023 from the table below.

NEE 2023 Schedule
Release of online application form21 February 2023
Last date to submit the online application form

02 May

NEE-II & III date of exam28 May 2023 06 August 2023
NEE I date of exam29 May 2023 07 August 2023
Answer KeyJune 2023
Objection request dateJune 2023
Result declaration dateJune 2023

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Application Form

The candidates have to apply for the exam according to the official pattern of the authority. The candidates also have to strictly follow the eligibility standards for the exam. NERIST 2023 application form has been issued to candidates in online mode only. Candidates must keep visiting the website for more updates. The following steps will have to be followed for the NERIST form fill up 2023:
  • Candidates will have to visit the official website of the NERIST entrance exam 2023.
  • After logging in, candidates are required to enter and register themselves by entering their details and the relevant details asked.
  • After completion of the NERIST 2023 registration process, the applicant will receive a login ID via both e-Mail and Mobile numbers.
  • Candidates must make the payment via Debit/Credit Card or through Net Banking.
  • The fee once paid will not be refunded in any case.
  • After the final submission of the application form, no changes can be made by the applicant in his/her online application.
  • After the payment process for NERIST 2023 examination is done, candidates must submit the form and must take a print of it for further use.

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Application Fee

The application fee for the NERIST admission is given in the table below:

Mode of Payment - Online (Via Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking).
NEE 2023 Registration Fee 
General/OBC candidatesRs 1000/-
ST/SC/PD candidatesRs 600/-

The fee once paid will not be refunded/transferred in any case.

NEE 2023 details

NERIST NEE Exams Details

Entrance Exam


Number of seats

Qualifying exam

NEE - 1

Base module (Certificate)


Appeared or passed in Class 10

NEE - 2



Class 12 (PCM) appeared or passed.
Class 12 (Vocational) or ITI or NERIST certificate in the relevant trade or branch (AE, CE, ECE, EE, ME) appeared or passed

NEE - 2

BSc Hons in Forestry


Class 12 (PCB) appeared or passed

NEE - 3 (Lateral entry)



3 years diploma in relevant branch of engineering and tech appeared or passed



NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Eligibility Criteria

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Eligibility Criteria should be checked by the candidates who are appearing for the exam for all the examinations (NEE-I/ NEE-II/ NEE-III) which are mentioned below:

  • Eligibility for NEE I
    • Maximum Age Limits as of 31 July 2023 should be 19 years for the general category (GE) (born on or after 1st August 2001), 22 years for OBC and female candidates (born on or after 01 August 1997), and 24 years for ST/SC/PD (born on or after 01st August 1996), compulsorily.
    • Academic Qualification: Candidates must have passed Class X / Matriculation / Secondary Examination or an equivalent examination with Science and Mathematics Stream. They must have passed in all the subjects including Science and Mathematics separately.
  • Eligibility for NEE-II
    • Maximum Age Limits as of 31 July 2023 should be 23 years for the general category (GE) (born on or after 01 August 1997), 26 years for OBC and female applicants (born on or after 1st August 1994), and 28 years for ST/SC/PD (born on or after 01 August 1992).
    • Academic Qualifications: Candidates must have passed in 10+2(PCM)/ Higher Secondary (PCM) with subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM).
  • Eligibility for NEE-II (Vocational):
    • Candidates should have passed 10+2(Vocational) / ITI / NERIST Certificate in any one of the branches/trades, viz., [Agricultural Engineering] Farm Equipment (FE) / Food Processing (FP); [Civil Engineering] Construction Technology i.e. Draftsman ship / Surveyor (CT); [Electronics and Communications Engineering] Electronics Technology or Electronics Maintenance (ET/EM); [Electrical Engineering] Electrical Technology or Electrical Maintenance (ET/EM); [Mechanical Engineering] Mechanical Craftsmanship (MC) / Automobile Technology (AT) and Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (R&AC) are eligible.
    • NEE-II (PCB): Candidates must have passed in 10+2(PCB)/ Higher Secondary (PCB) with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB).
  • Eligibility for NEE III
    • Maximum Age Limits :
      • Candidates  should be 40 years on 31st July 2020 for the general category (GE) born on or after 1st August 1980,
      • Should be 43 years for OBC and female applicants born on or after 1st August 1977
      • And 45 years ST/SC/PD (born on or after 01 August 1975).
    • Academic Qualification: Candidates must have passed the 3-year Diploma course from any Government recognized Polytechnic /institution in the respective or allied discipline/ branch and also securing a minimum of 60% marks considering aggregate marks of all the three years together/CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale or NERIST Diploma Module with a minimum of CGPA 6.0.

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Exam Pattern

Students have to go through the NERIST entrance exam 2023 Exam Pattern, merit list, and counseling procedure to take admission in the NERIST 2023 exam. So students must prepare well for the exam as per the given tentative schedule. The exam will be consisting of 150 marks. The division of marks will be done as per the subject and course.
NEE-I - The subject-wise distribution of questions with marks allotted is given:
NEE I Question Paper Pattern



1 mark each



1 mark each



30 questions – 1 mark each                         

25 questions- 2 marks


The applicants can check the table below for the marking scheme:

NEE II Question Paper Pattern for PCM



25 questions of 1-mark each

10 questions of 2-marks each



25 questions of 1-mark each

10 questions of 2-marks each



30 questions of 1-mark each

15 questions of 2-marks each

NEE-II (Vocational) - In the vocational subjects marks distributed are as follows:
NEE II Question Paper Pattern for Vocational Courses



1 mark each



1 mark each



1 mark each

Vocational Subject:-

Farm Equipment

Food Processing

Construction Technology

Electronics Technology/ Electronics Maintenance

Electrical Technology/ Electrical Maintenance

Mechanical Craftsmanship

Automobile Technology

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning


30 questions of 1 mark each

20 questions 2 marks each

NEE-II ( PCB ) -The applying candidates can check the exam pattern for PCB below:
NEE II Paper Pattern for PCB



25 questions of 1-mark each

10 questions of 2-marks each



25 questions of 1-mark each

10 questions of 2-marks each



30 questions of 1-mark each

15 questions of 2-marks each

NEE-III -Mentioned below are subject wise exam patterns:
NEE III Paper Pattern 



25 questions of 1-mark each



25 questions of 1-mark each



30 questions of 1-mark each

Branch Subject


30 questions of 1-mark each

20 questions of 2-marks each

There will be a deduction of 1/4the of the marks for every wrong answer.

Candidates can download the NERIST EE 2023 Information Brochure Pdf here.

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Syllabus

The NERIST entrance exam 2023 syllabus includes the subjects of Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. The candidates must check the syllabus below for all the subjects:

  • Physics Syllabus for Entrance Exam
    • Measurement in Science and Technology
    • Structure of Atom
    • Motion
    • Gravitation
    • Work, Energy, and Power
    • Work, Energy, and Power
    • Electricity, its heating, and chemical effects
  • Chemistry
    • Matter Around Us
    • Atomic Structure
    • Classification of Elements
    • Chemical Bonding
    • Chemical reactions and Some basic concepts
    • Coordinate Geometry (2D)
    • Trigonometry
  • Mathematics
    • Algebra
    • Relations and functions
    • Complex Numbers
    • Sequences and series
    • Differential equation

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Admit Card

NERIST entrance exam 2023 Admit Card is the most important document to carry for the exam. NERIST has been postponed and now the new exam dates have been released.

  • Candidates need to have the NERIST admit card along with them if they are going to appear in the exam.
  • Failing to have the same, candidates won’t be allowed to have the exam.
  • This is because the exam ticket is the identity of the candidates.

NERIST admit card contains a multiple of information which needs to be filled the answer sheet-like:

  • Candidate's Name,
  • Roll Number
  • Photograph,
  • Signature,
  • Date of exam,
  • Centre name,
Note- If there is any kind of forgery in the exam ticket then the invigilator will not allow the student to sit in the exam hall.

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Exam Centre

It is the state’s big examination in the field of science and technology. Thousands of students enroll every year for seeking admission in NERIST EE 2023.  A total of 14 centers are been made. Below is the center's name along with their code.

Test Centres for NEE 2023
Examination Centre Code
Name of Examination Centre




















North Lakhimpur









Candidates must choose the center as per their preference and feasibility.

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Answer Key

NERIST has released the provisional answer key on the official website on 20 September.

  • Candidates can download the answer key & question papers online mode. 
  • The answers key will be available in PDF format.
  • The examinees will be able to challenge the key via online mode, if they are not satisfied, with the respective questions/answers from 20 to 22 September.
  • The non-refundable processing fee for each challenge is Rs 500/ along with the admissible charge, which will be paid via online mode only.
  • If the challenge regarding the answer key will be correct and accepted by the authority, all those who will appear in the exam will be given equal benefits.
  • Using the answer key candidates can get an estimate of their score even before the result is out.

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Result 

NERIST will release the result once the examination process gets over. The aspirants can check the scorecard details below in the points:

  • NERIST Result 2023 will be available online on the official site only. Or afterwards, when the time comes then the link will be provided to the students so that they can easily view their results.
  • Candidates have to put in the required details while getting the result of 2023.
  • The result will be announced soon after the exams are over
  • Scorecard will have the details of the entrance exam result.

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Merit List 

Once the result is out on the site, the NERIST EE 2023 Merit List will be prepared by the concerned authority. Check the details for the NERIST EE 2023 merit list below in the points:

  • There will be taking many considerations while making the result and those are marks, reservation, seat availability, and state preference.
  • There is a relaxation of marks and some seats are reserved for SC/ST/OBC category. By keeping in mind, all the above facts the merit list is been prepared.

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Counselling

NERIST EE 2023 Counseling will start once the result is announced. The aspirants can check the NERIST EE 2023 counseling details in the mentioned below points:

  • Name of the students who will secure well in the exam will get the mail regarding counselling date and time.
  • While going for the counselling, candidates are required to have the document in its original state as well as in copy form.
  • They should also have a community certificate along with recent size photographs for the verification process further.

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Reservation of Seats

There are these following different quotas which will be given to the candidates:

  1. State–quota: For candidates who belong to any of the Eight North Eastern States.
  2. All India-quota: For candidates who belong to any of the States of India.
  3. PD-quota: For candidates with 40 to 75% Physical loco-motor Disability (PD) belonging to any Indian State.
  4. EWS: Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) as per the guidelines of GoI.

Reservation in NEE 2023 works as follows:

  • 80% reservation for candidates of the 8 North Eastern States ie 10% for each state as state-quota.
  • 07% reservation for Permanent Residence Certificate (PRC) holders of these 8 North Eastern States on a merit basis.
  • And 10% reservation exists for candidates who come under the All India-quota.
  • Then 3% reservation is there for Physical locomotor Disabled (PD) persons under PD-quota.
Special privileges for wards of Kashmiri Migrants and Kashmiri Pandit/Kashmiri Hindu Families (Non-Migrants) living in Kashmir Valley for admission in Higher Educational Institutions as per the directions of GoI, Ministry of HRD :
  • Up to 10% relaxation in cut-off subject to minimum eligibility requirement.
  • There is an increase in intake capacity up to 5% course-wise.
  • At least 1 seat merit quota in technical /professional institutions is reserved.
  • Waiving off domicile requirements for Kashmiri Migrants only.
  • Kashmiri Pandits /Kashmiri Hindu Family(Non-Migrants)living in Kashmiri Valley need domicile certificate.

NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 Highlights 

The summary of the NERIST Entrance Exam 2023 are as follows:

Conducting Body

North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST)

Exam Name

North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology Entrance Exam



Mode of Exam


Medium of Exam


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Courses Offered

3- Certificate, Diploma and Degree Courses in Technology (Forestry)

NEE 2021 Official Website

Application Link

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About the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

The NERIST was established in the year 04 March 1984, is a science and technology-oriented higher education institute in Nirjuli, Itanagar, Papum Pare district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is an autonomous body fully funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Dept. of Education, Govt. of India.

The North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology is divided into two campuses. The Institute is spread over 500 acres of land. There are eight hostel blocks with a capacity of 1500 boarders; six of these house male undergraduate students, one postgraduate male student and research scholars and the other female students. 

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NERIST EE Important Dates

NERIST 2023 Form Date17 Feb - 02 May 2023
Admit Card Downloading Date04 May 2023
NERIST 2023 Exam Date13 May, 14 May 2023

North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology Entrance Exam Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:


Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



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Form Start Date:

17 Feb 2023

Form End Date:

02 May 2023

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