Reference books for National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)


National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is conducted for the intake of eligible candidates to the undergraduate courses offered at National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) and Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (CBS) in University of Mumbai. A total of five sections will be there in this entrance test. General questions will be asked in the first section from a passage related to scientific aspects. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics are the other four sections. Candidates can prepare for this exam by making use of engineering or medical entrance reference books.

Reference books for Physics

  • A collection of questions and Problems in Physics by L.A. Sena
  • Aptitude Test Problems in Physics by S.S Krotov
  • Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
  • NEET - 2012 Physics Objective Question bank Chapter wise and Topic Wise by Digvijay Singh
  • Objective Physics: For Medical and Engineering Entrance Exam by Mahesh Jain
  • Practice Problems in Physics for Engineering and Medical Entrance Examination by S.Mishra
  • Text Book of Physics: NCERT XI and XII
  • Advanced Level Physics by Nelkon and Parker
  • Elements of Dynamics Part I & II and Dynamics of a Particle and of Rigid Bodies by S.L.Loney
  • Physics for Engineering and Medical Entrance Examinations by Ajit Singh Panwar
  • Problems in Physics by A.A Pinsky
  • Concept of Competition Physics for CBSE PMT by Aggarwals

Reference books for Chemistry

  • A Textbook of Organic Chemistry for IIT JEE by R K Gupta
  • General Chemistry by Ebbing
  • Modern ABC of Textbook Chemistry by Dr.S.P.Jauhar
  • Objective Question Bank Chapter-Wise and Topic-Wise Chemistry for Medical Entrance by Preeti Gupta
  • Physical Chemistry by P.Bahadur
  • Text Book of Chemistry: NCERT XI and XII
  • An Objective Approach to Organic Chemistry by R.K.Gupta
  • Entrance Chemistry by Bhakta
  • IIT Chemistry by O.P. Agarwal
  • Objective Chemistry for Engineering and Medical Entrance Examinations by Dr. Ramesh Kumar
  • Organic Chemistry by Morrision and Boyd
  • Physical Chemistry by P.W. Atkins
  • Essential Inorganic Chemistry by R.K.Gupta

Reference books for Biology

  • Biology by SC Verma
  • Botany by AC Dutta
  • Medical Entrance Biology by Nirmal Kumar Mishra and Arun Kumar Pandey
  • Objective Biology by S. Biswas and A. Biswas
  • Text Book of Biology: NCERT XI and XII
  • Biology Medical Entrance Previous Years’ Questions with Solutions by Sudhakar Banarjee
  • Elementary Biology for Class 12 by K.N. Bhatia M.P. Tyagi
  • Objective Biology by K.N. Bhatia and K. Bhatia
  • Objective Zoology by Dr. R.K. Pillai

Reference books for Mathematics

  • Integral Calculus byAmit M Aggarwal
  • Skills in Mathematics Coordinate Geometry for IIT JEE by S K Goyal
  • Mathematics for IIT-JEE: Trigonometry, Vector Algebra, Probablity by G. S. N. Murti and U. M. Swamy
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry by George B. Thomas, Ross L. Finney
  • Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight
  • Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I. A. Maron
  • Plane Trigonometry by Loney S L

These reference books can help candidates to answer general questions asked in the first section apart from those asked in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics sections. Candidates can purchase these books from publishers or through online book stores like Flipkart, Book4U etc.


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