NERIST Entrance Exam (NEE) 2020: Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Courses, Admit Card, Result

Exam Date : October 10, 2020 To October 11, 2020

 

Contents

What is NEE?

NERIST (the full form: the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology) is a higher education institute in science and technology in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is a deemed-to-be university that is fully autonomous and funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

NERIST conducts a yearly entrance exam known as NERIST Entrance Exam (NEE), so interested students can apply for a course in their institute. NEE is held in three levels i.e, NEE I, NEE II, NEE III.

  • NEE I provides candidates with the opportunity to pursue a Certification course.
  • NEE II provides candidates with the opportunity to pursue a Diploma in Engineering or Technology or a B.Sc course in Forestry.
  • NEE III provides candidates with the opportunity to pursue a degree course in Engineering or Technology. 

NEE 2020 Notification

The NEE 2020 Notification was released by the NERIST, the organizing body of NEE, on its official website. The application process for the NEE 2020 Exam started from January 10, 2020 and terminated on March 10, 2020. The NEE 2020 Exam has been cancelled, and the results will be published on the NEE 2020 on the basis of the candidates' cut off percentages. Candidates can follow this page for further updates and information about the NEE Exam and other associated events.

NEE 2020 Exam Dates

NEE stands for NERIST Entrance Exam. It has three levels, namely NEE-I, NEE-II, and NEE-III for admissions in technology sectors. Due to the growing cases of COVID-19, the exams have been rescheduled. NEE 2020 will be an online (Computer-Based Test). The exam will consist of 150 marks worth of objective type questions to be solved in 3 hours or 180 minutes. The application process had started on 10 Jan 2020. Candidates were allowed to change their examination centres till June 28, 2020. The detailed calendar of events is as shown below.

NEE 2020 Calendar of Events
Events Important Dates
Release of online applications January 10, 2020
Last date to submit the application form March 10, 2020
Release of NEE 2020 Admit card September 25, 2020
NEE II and NEE III exam date October 11, 2020
NEE I exam date October 10, 2020
Declaration of results To be announced soon
Commencement of Counseling To be announced

Note: The NEE 2020 Examination has been cancelled and the candidates will be qualified for counselling on the basis of their cut-off marks.

NEE 2020 Application Form

The North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) has released the application form in online mode only. It is very important for the candidates to first check the instructions and other information clearly prior to applying for the NEE 2020 Exam. It is also mandatory for them to verify and make sure that they clear the NEE 2020 Eligibility criteria before applying for the same. If the candidates do not meet the eligibility, then the application form will be deemed invalid. The forms are available on neeonline.ac.in

Important points to remember while filling the application form:

  • Candidates are required to adhere to the guidelines given in the instruction panel while filling the application form.
  • The form can be filled in one session or can be done in multiple sessions, based on the candidate’s time to fill the form. The candidate must make sure that the application is submitted within the last date of the submission process.
  • Care must be taken while filling up every field of the form.
  • Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination that year can also apply. They must ensure to carry the marks/grade cards along with them during the counselling process or their selection will be cancelled.

NEE Application fees:

The candidate must pay the fee online, after submitting the application form to ensure that the application is processed and the admit card is produced. The application fee for different category candidates is mentioned below:

Application Fees For NEE 2020
Category Fees (in INR)
General, OBC and EwS candidates  INR 1000 + bank transaction charges
SC/ST, PwD candidates INR 600 + bank transaction charges

How to register and apply for the NEE 2020 exam?

  • Visit the official website and click on the link that reads “Online Application for NEE 2020” on the homepage of the website.
  • The candidates need to register by providing their email and other basic details.
  • A confirmation email is sent to the candidates and the account is activated once the candidate logs in with the email ID and access code sent with the confirmation email.
  • After the activation, the candidate is required to fill in the application form with their personal information, educational details, address, etc.
  • Next, the candidate has to upload images of their passport-sized photograph and signature. The photograph and signature image file size should be less than 100KB.
  • Next, the candidate has to enter the exam centre preferences and then pay the application fees.
  • The completed application form can be downloaded by the candidate to use during the counselling process.

Details required during the registration process:

Registration:

  • Email ID
  • Name of applicant
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Address for communication
  • Mobile number

Application:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Category
  • Physical Ailments
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Region
  • Nationality
  • State of residence
  • Reservation of seat
  • Aadhar card number
  • Permanent and correspondence address

Academic details:

  • Name of examination
  • Board/University
  • Year of passing/appearing
  • Name of school/college/university
  • The percentage obtained/CGPA

NEE 2020 Application Process

The NEE 2020 Application Process begins on January 10, 2020 and the last date for the process is March 10, 2020. Candidates can apply for the NEE 2020 Examination after checking if they clear the Eligibility Criteria in order to be qualified. It is important to read the instructions clearly prior to applying for the Examination. Candidates failing to clear the eligibility criteria will be deemed ineligible and the application form will be considered invalid. There are certain documents required for the NEE 2020 Application Form, which are mentioned below.

NEE 2020 Documents Required for Application Process

  • Certificate of birth
  • Caste category certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Class X certificate
  • Class XII certificate

Candidates can visit this page regularly for any changes and further updates regarding the NEE 2020 Application Process. 

NEE 2020 Courses Offered

Candidates have the below-mentioned options for the courses they want to opt for after clearing the NEE exam: 

NEE 2020 Courses
Exam Course
NEE I Base(or certificate) module
NEE II Diploma in Engineering and Technology
NEE II B.Sc in Forestry
NEE III B.Tech degree

Some of the seats in these courses are reserved for students applying through the JEE exam.

NEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The NEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria is set by NERIST. Candidates should mandatorily make sure that they clear the eligibility criteria prior to applying for the exam. The application forms which do not satisfy the eligibility criteria are not eligible and will be considered invalid. The detailed eligibility criteria for the various types of categories are elaborated below.

Eligibility for NEE I

  • Age limit: Maximum age as on July 31, 2020, should be 19 years for general category applicants, 22 years for OBC and female applicants and 24 years for SC/ST/PwD applicants.
  • Academic Qualification: Applicants must be 10th pass or must have completed any other equivalent course.

Eligibility for NEE II

  • Age Limit: The maximum age as on July 31, 2020, should be 23 years for general category applicants, 26 years for OBC and female applicants, and 28 years for SC/ST/PwD applicants.
  • Academic Qualification:
    • For NEE II (PCM): Applicants who have passed 10+2/ higher secondary/ Sr. secondary with physics, chemistry, and mathematics are eligible.
    • For NEE II (Vocational): Applicants who have passed 10+2(Vocational)/ ITI/ NERIST certificates in any of the following courses like Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering are eligible.
    • For NEE II (PCB): Applicants who have cleared 10+2/ higher secondary/ Sr. secondary with physics, chemistry, and mathematics are eligible.

Eligibility for NEE III

  • Age Limit: The maximum age as on July 31, 2020, should be40 years for general category applicants, 43 years for OBC and female applicants and 45 years for SC/SC/PwD applicants.
  • Academic Qualifications: Applicants must hold a 3-year diploma from any government recognized polytechnic/institute in the same or closely related field they want to pursue. They must have scored 60% as an aggregate in all the 3 years/ CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale or they must have a NERIST diploma module with a minimum CGPA of 6.0.

NEE 2020 Syllabus

The NEE 2020 Syllabus is set by the NERIST. Candidates should go through the syllabus well prior to starting the preparation for the same. Going through and understanding the syllabus will help the candidates to get an insight into the different topics in the subjects and the different ways by which the questions can be asked in the exam. Hence, they are required to go through the syllabus and prepare accordingly to score high.

Syllabus for the NEE 2020 exam will differ based on the course applied by the applicants.

  • NEE 1 will have topics related to class 10 syllabus of physics, chemistry, and mathematics.
  • NEE 2 and NEE 3 will have topics related to 10+2 level physics, chemistry and mathematics as the syllabus. It will consist of topics from biology or vocational subjects based on the course that the applicant applies to.

NEE 2020 Exam Pattern

The NEE 2020 Exam Pattern is a very important aspect of the preparation process. Candidates should go through the Exam Pattern thoroughly in order to plan and strategize their preparation. They will be able to understand the types of questions that will be asked in the NEE 2020 Exam and its distribution throughout the question paper. 

The highlights of the NEE 2020 Exam Pattern are given in the table for the candidates to take a look at.

NEE 2020 Exam Pattern Highlights
Mode of examination Online
Number of questions NEE I (125), NEE II (115-130), NEE III (50-130). All questions are objective multiple choice type.
Maximum marks 150 marks in total
Negative marking 0.25% of the marks for the respective question will be deducted from total
Duration of exam 3 hours
Sections in paper 3 to 4 sections
The total marks for the NEE 2020 Exam are 150 marks, which takes place with a duration of 3 hours. It is important for the candidates to be aware of the negative marking in the exam and should be prepared accordingly.

The pattern for NEE 1 paper:

NEE 1 exam consists of one paper with objective type questions that have total marks of up to 150. The duration of the paper is 3 hours. The details of the paper are as follows:

Section Subjects Marks Marks per question
Section A Physics 25 marks 25 questions of 1 mark each
Section B Chemistry 25 marks
Section C Biology 25 marks
Section D Mathematics 75 marks 25 questions of 1 mark each
25 questions of 2 marks each
Section D, Mathematics constitutes half of the exam's weighting and candidates should prepare for this subject with extra preparation and care. 

The pattern for NEE 2 paper:

NEE 2 exam consists of one paper with objective type questions that amount to 150 marks. This exam is set in three papers for the two different streams i.e;

  • 10+2 PCM/PCB/PCMB
  • 10+2 Vocational subjects (Forestry)
  • 10+2 Vocational subjects (Technology)

The question paper pattern for all 10+2 PCM/PCB/PCMB candidates seeking admission into Diploma module in Engineering/technology stream or Degree module in Forestry stream:

Section Subjects Marks Marks per question
Section A Physics 45 25 questions of 1 mark each
10 questions of 2 marks each
Section B Chemistry 45
Section C Mathematics 60 30 questions of 1 mark each
15 questions of 2 marks each
Section D Biology 60

Sections A, B, and C have to be attempted by candidates applying for the technology stream.

Sections A, B, and D have to be attempted by candidates applying for the forestry stream.

The question paper pattern for all 10+2 vocational candidates applying for a Diploma module in Engineering/technology stream is as follows:

The paper will consist of two main sections A and B, And Section A will have 3 sub-sections and the subjects will be common for all trades/vocations.

Section A:

Section Subjects Marks Marks per question
A1 Physics 20 10 questions of 1 mark each
5 questions of 2 marks each
A2 Chemistry 20
A3 Mathematics 30 10 questions of 1 mark each
10 questions of 2 marks each

Section B will have two sub-sections, Section B1 will have subjects common to all vocational trades and Section B2 will have subjects related to that particular vocational trade.

Section B:

Section Subjects Marks Marks per question
B1 Common biology sciences 30 20 questions of 1 mark each
5 questions of 2 marks each
B2 Vocational subjects 50 20 questions of 1 mark each
15 questions of 2 marks each

The question paper pattern for 10+2 Vocational candidates who seek admission for a Degree in forestry:

The paper contains two main sections A and B.

Section A:

Section Subjects Marks Marks per question
A1 Physics 20 10 questions of 1 mark each
5 questions of 2 marks each
A2 Chemistry 20
A3 Mathematics 30 10 questions of 1 mark each
10 questions of 2 marks each

Section A is divided into 3 subdivisions as shown in the table above, namely A1, A2 and A3. The total marks is of 70 with Mathematics being 30 and 20 marks each for Physics and Chemistry subjects.

Section B:

Section Subjects Marks Marks per question
B1 Common biology sciences 30 20 questions of 1 mark each
5 questions of 2 marks each
B2 Vocational subjects in horticulture/forestry 50 20 questions of 1 mark each
15 questions of 2 marks each
Section B is divided into two subdivisions, namely B1 and B2. The total marks allotted for this section are 80.

The pattern for NEE 3 paper:

NEE 3 exam consists of one paper with objective type questions that have a total of 150 marks. This paper consists of 4 sections and Sections A, B, and C contain common questions but Section D consists of topics related to that particular stream of engineering that the candidate has opted.

Section Subjects Marks Marks per question
A Physics 25 25 questions of 1 mark each
B Chemistry 25
C Mathematics 30 30 questions of 1 mark each
D Specialization subject 70 30 questions of 1 mark each
20 questions of 2 marks each
All the sections A, B, C and D together comprise 150 marks for the NEE 2 exam. Candidate are required to go through the table above for clarification. 

NEE 2020 Admit Card

The admit card for the NEE 2020 examination will be released online. Candidates can download the NEE 2020 Admit Card from the official online portal. The admit card can be downloaded by entering the candidate’s details such as Email ID and password to login to the portal. The admit card contains important information such as the candidate’s details, program opted for, exam centre and exam date. In case the admit card is not being generated, the candidate is advised to carry a copy of the registration confirmation page along with two passport-sized photographs with them to the exam centre.

How to download the NEE 2020 admit card?

  • Visit the online portal for the NEE 2020 exam.
  • Enter your log-in details such as Email ID and password.
  • The admit card will get displayed on the screen, check all the details before downloading.

The candidate must keep the admit card safely until the admission process is completed as this document might be needed during the counselling process.

To download the NEE 2020 Admit Card - Click Here

NEE 2020 Exam Centres

The NEE 2020 Exam Centres are stated by its organizing body, NERIST. Candidates can select their desired Exam Centre based on their vicinity. The details mentioning the Exam Centres for the NEE 2020 are given below.

NEE 2020 Exam Centres
Exam Centre Exam Centre Code
Agartala 01
Aizawl 02
Dibrugarh 03
Gangtok 04
Guwahati 05
Imphal 06
Itanagar 07
Pasighat 08
Kohima 09
North Lakhimpur 10
Shillong 11
Silchar 12
Tezpur 13
Bomdila 14
It is important for the candidates to visit this page regularly to keep a track of events and to be aware of any further updates regarding the NEE Exam Centres and other associated events. 

NEE Exam Centres 2020 - Map Representation

NEE 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates are advised to use certain techniques and strategies in order to clear the NEE 2020 Exam with very high scores. Strategizing and planning for the NEE 2020 Exam will help the candidates prepare exceptionally well and inturn score very high. They will be able to prioritize and learn accordingly. The NEE 2020 Preparation Tips are necessary for them to follow and they can make a note of those that are given below.

Plan properly

It is very important for the candidates to plan properly and accordingly prepare for the NEE 2020 Exam. Planning involves preparing a time table or a chart with the help of which candidates can follow the same for preparation. This is required for them to stay on course with the preparation and not deviate from the same. 

Knowing the topics

The candidates are advised to learn the topics very well for the exam. Learning topic wise will help candidates understand all the concepts and also helps to remember the answers correctly during the exam. Another important aspect of topic-wise preparation is that the candidates will be able to determine and categorize the topics and questions based on their difficulty and importance. This way they can prioritize their preparation.

Attend the known questions first

Candidates should make sure to attend the known questions first, prior to attending the unfamiliar and doubtful ones. This way they will be able to attend the questions that they confidently know and secure the same within a minimal time being utilized. The remaining time can be used for spending on the unknown or doubtful questions. The minimum scores can be secured first and no question can be left out. 

Time optimization

Candidates should practice by attending the questions and complete answering them within the allotted time. This way candidates will be able to efficiently attend all the questions without failing to leave any. Hence it is important for them to practice a lot to improve time optimization. Time efficiency also helps the candidates to make sure that they do not use an excess of time than what is required for a particular question or a section.

Mock Test

It is necessary that the candidates practice by writing plenty of mock tests in order to get an overview of the questions and its distribution in the actual exam. It also enhances time optimization when they write the exam with a stopwatch. This way candidates can score very well in the real exam.

NEE 2020 Result

The NEE 2020 Result is announced after the completion of the NEE exam. Candidates can check their result online on the official website. Results can also be checked on the Directorate of Higher and Technical Education of the North Eastern States or through the local newspapers. The candidates who have qualified the exam are eligible to attend the counselling process. The counselling process schedule will be hosted on the official website. Candidates should make sure to know that the results are entirely based on their performance. Hence, it is advised that they prepare accordingly and perform well in the exam. 

Candidates should be noted that the NEE 2020 Exam has been cancelled and the results for the same will be published on the basis of merit, that is the scores of the candidates' Class XII exam.

How to check the NEE 2020 Result?

  • Go to the official NEE portal.
  • Click on the link NERIST NEE 2020 Result
  • A pdf file is displayed on the screen. Download this and look for your roll number.

NEE 2020 Cut-off

The NEE 2020 Cut-off is a very important means on the basis of which candidates are given admissions into institutions. 

The NERIST board does not have a pre-determined cut-off score for the NEE 2020 exam. The cut-off is determined every year based on the following factors:

  • Number of applicants
  • The highest score secured in the current year
  • The highest score secured in the previous year
  • Number of seats available
  • Level of the exam

NEE 2020 Counselling

The selected candidates are asked to appear for the NEE 2020 Counselling. The North Eastern Regional Institute of Sciences and Technology announces the names of the shortlisted candidates. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their cut off marks. They are required to check their cut off marks. Those candidates, who have the minimum cut off and are qualified, are required to get their documents verified for the admission process. The candidate has to carry the originals along with the self-attested copies of each for the admission process.

Documents required during the counselling process:

  • Class 10 certificate
  • Class 12 certificate
  • Diploma certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Proof of permanent address

The requirement of these documents may vary based on the level of the exam that the candidate is appearing for and the information provided by the candidate in the application during the application process.

Fee Structure for NEE 2020

The detailed NEE 2020 Fee Structure is elaborated and mentioned in the table below for the candidates to view and make a note of. 

NEE 2020 Fee Structure
Module Semester Fees for Gen/OBC(INR) Fees for SC/ST/PwD(INR)
Base (Technology) 1st semester 13,350/- 13,070/-
2nd semester onwards 4,310/-
Diploma (Technology) 1st semester (Vertical) 6,810/- 6,710/-
2nd semester onwards (Vertical) 4,510/-
Degree (Technology) 1st semester (Vertical) 7,650/- 7,540/-
1st semester (Lateral) 15,660/- 15,370/-
2nd semester onwards 4,810/-
Degree (Forestry) 1st semester 15,660/- 15,370/-
2nd semester onwards 4,810/-

NEE 2020 Reference Books

Candidates are advised to go through the NEE 2020 Reference Books for preparing. It helps them to get an overview of the topics needed to be covered for the NEE 2020 Examination. The following are a few books that are recommended to the candidates to prepare for the NEE 2020 Exam.

Recommended Books for NEE 2020
Name of the Book Publisher/Author
NERIST Entrance Exam 2015 NEE-1 (Base Module) Arihant Experts
Problems in General Physics I E Irodov
Chapter-Wise solutions JEE Main Chemistry Arihant Experts
Wiley’s Solomons & Fryhle's Organic Chemistry for JEE M S Chouhan

Frequently Asked Questions

The maximum age as on July 31, 2020, should be 23 years for general category applicants, 26 years for OBC and female applicants, and 28 years for SC/ST/PwD applicants.

NEE-I exam consists of one paper with objective type questions that have total marks of up to 150.

Yes. The candidates can download the admit card from the official website on or before July 10, 2020.

There are 14 exam centres available for the NEE 2020 Exam.

Colleges which accept [NERIST ENTRANCE EXAM]


Want to get in ?
Tongthak
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Forestry), batch of 2016
09 Apr 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
6/10

The Course I graduated on was BSc Forestry (Applied science). It was in the year 2008. There was three types of exams NEE (NERIST Entrance Exam): 1) NEE- I (10 passed students) 2) NEE-II (10+2 students) 3) NEE-III (Diploma holder) I applied for NEE-I as I was 10 passed. I applied online through the website www.neeonline.ac.in. Eligibility: To apply for NEE-I -one must be not more than 23 years of age (26 in case of ST/SC) -Should have passed Matrix. The application fee is INR 750 and INR 400 for ST, SC, PH.



1