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NEST 2023 Books: Download Subject-wise Important Books Pdf

Updated On - May 18 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

To qualify the NEST 2023 exam and secure admission in esteemed institutions like NISER and UM-DAE CEBS, candidates need to prepare thoroughly. The comprehensive syllabus of the NEST exam requires focused preparation. To aid in the preparation process, it is recommended to refer to important books that cover the required topics in detail. By studying these books diligently, candidates can enhance their knowledge and increase their chances of success in the NEST exam.

NEST 2023 Book Recommendation

Candidates will need good books for the preparation of NEST 2023 exam. Through these books, candidates can understand the NEST syllabus as well as the NEST exam pattern. Candidates must prefer good books to study for the NEST exam which covers most of the topics, subjects, courses and syllabus of the entrance exam. Candidates can refer to books which will help candidates for last-minute preparation. The preparation books for NEST are as follows:

NEST Recommended Books
Book NameAuthor Name
"Concepts of Physics"H.C. Verma
"Fundamentals of Physics"Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
"Objective Biology"Dinesh
"NCERT Biology Textbooks" (Class 11 and 12)NCERT
"Chemistry: Textbook for Class 11 and 12"NCERT
"Mathematics: Textbook for Class 11 and 12"NCERT
"Objective Mathematics"R.D. Sharma
"Problems in General Physics"I.E. Irodov
"Concepts of Organic Chemistry"O.P. Tandon
"Physical Chemistry"P. Bahadur

Best Books for NEST 2023 Preparation

Lots of sources are available in both online and offline for test takers of NEST 2023. Some of the subject-wise important books are enlisted below.

  • Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
  • Practice Problems in Physics for Engineering Examinations by S. Mishra
  • Physics for the IIT-JEE by D.C. Pandey
  • Objective Physics by Mahesh Jain
  • Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee
  • Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd
  • Physical Chemistry by Atkins
  • IIT Mathematics by R.D. Sharma
  • Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight
  • Senior Secondary School Mathematics for Class 12 by R.S. Aggarwal
  • Plane Trigonometry by S.L. Loney
  • NCERT Biology for Class 11 and 12
  • Biology for the IIT-JEE by M.L. Khurana
  • Objective Biology by O.P. Tandon

NEST 2023 Preparation Tips

Candidates can start their preparation a few months in advance. Given below are few points that can help candidates in their last-minute preparation for NEST 2023.

  • Revision – The preparation of any examination needs a lot of revision. Candidates must revise the whole syllabus in the last few days of preparation. Revise Mathematical formulas and Chemistry equations. Revision helps in keeping important topics that need little more attention and practice in mind.
  • Practice – Candidates must practice difficult sums and questions that need more attention. The more it is practised, the more candidates can command over the concept and theories.
  • Keep Calm – Candidates have to be calm during the last few days of preparation. Concentrate on what topics has already been covered and what needs a little more improvement. Candidates are advised to do proper exercise and focus on summing up the preparation for NEST 2023.
  • Refer Best Books/Study Materials – Candidates must read the best books and reference material to clear last moment doubts. For online preparation, candidates must check the ratings of the reference books they want to choose. 












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