NERIST 2021:  North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology is a science and technology-oriented higher education institute in Arunachal Pradesh. It provides the base, diploma, and graduate degree in technology streams and a degree in forestry. The entrance exam is named as NERIST Entrance Examination (NEE). The students have to fill an online application form in order to take admission. NERIST conducts the exam for the selection of students at three Levels i.e NEE-I, NEE-II, and NEE-III for base, diploma, and graduation degree. Whereas Forestry stream selection is done through NEE-II (PCB). It has various centers located in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura.

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The final selection of the students is done on the basis of merit. Reservation is put into consideration as per the State and Union Government rules.

NERIST 2021 Important Dates

Students must be aware of the dates if they are going to appear for the exam. The table given below are the announced dates that the students must take into account the process.

Events Dates
Online Registration and Application Start11th February 2021
End of Registration and Application24th May 2021

25th June 2021

Admit Card AvailableNotify Later
NEE-I Exam
Declaration of the Result
Counseling Procedure

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What Is The Three Levels of Examination?

NERIST conducts the entrance exam and on the basis of the exam, the merit list is prepared. The level mention by the NERIST is applicable as per the courses. Have a brief view of the NERIST level.

NEE-I = Entry is done after the 10th pass for the Base Module Course. The base module in the technology stream is of 2 years. Passing the Base Module Course the students will have the NERIST Certificate.

NEE-II = Entry after 12th Board with PCM for Diploma Module. This course has a two-year tenure and gets the NERIST Diploma Degree.

NEE-III = Entry after diploma in AE/CE/CS/EC/EE/ME for Degree Courses. Students have a B.Tech degree on the completion of the course.

And for Forestry Stream, candidates can participate in the entrance exam after completing the 12th board with PCB ( Physics, Chemistry, Biology). Students get a B.Sc degree in forestry.

Eligibility Requirement for an Entry into NERIST 2021

In order to be part of NERIST, students have to go through the entrance test. The test is done on the basis of the subject and courses. The eligibility requirement as per the courses are :


Students appearing for this level have to complete the Matriculation or equivalent exam with Science and Mathematics. They must clear the Class X exam

Maximum Age Limits as on 31st July, 2021 are 19 years for the students of the general category(GE) (born on or after 1st August, 2002), 22 years for OBC and female applicants (born on or after 1st August, 1999) and 24 years for ST/SC/PD (born on or after 1st August, 1997).


Maximum Age Limits as on 31st July, 2021 are 23 years for the students of the general category (GE) (born on or after 1st August, 1998), 26 years for OBC and female applicants (born on or after 1st August, 1995) and 28 years for ST/SC/PD (born on or after 1st August, 1993).

There are three types of courses available through this entrance test.

1. NEE-II (PCM): Candidates must have cleared the 12th board with PCM ( Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)

2. NEE-II ( Vocational ): Students must have passed10+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. Draftsmanship / 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.

3. NEE-II ( PCB): Candidates must clear the 12th board or the equivalent exam with PCB ( Physics, Chemistry, Biology)

Maximum Age Limits as on 31st July 2021 are 23 years for the students of the general category (GE) (born on or after 1st August 1996), 26 years for OBC and female applicants (born on or after 1st August 1993) and 28 years for ST/SC/PD (born on or after 1st August 1991).

Note: Students who are selected for NEE-II (PCM ) and NEE-II (Vocational) have the choice of the branch during counseling out of the six branches AE, CE, CSE, EE, ECE and ME on the basis of their merit and reservation category.


Students must have completed a 3-year Diploma course from any Government recognized Polytechnic/institution in the respective or allied discipline. The minimum marks requirement is 60%

Maximum Age Limits as on 31st July, 2021 are 40 years for the students of the general category (GE) (born on or after 1st August, 1981), 43 years for OBC and female applicants (born on or after 1st August, 1978) and 45 years for ST/SC/PD (born on or after 1st August, 1976).

How To Apply For NEE 2021?

For the NERIST Application Form, students have to look at the procedure online. Candidates must have the following things before filling the application form.

  • Email ID
  • Mobile no
  • Scanned passport size photograph (Less than 100KB)
  • Scanned signature (Less than 100KB)
  • Aadhar Card (if available)
  • Credit card, Net banking or ATM-cum-Debit card

Steps To Fill NERIST NEE Application Form

  • First of all, students have to register themselves. They must register by visiting the official site of NERIST
  • An online application will be activated with the Email.ID and activation code. Code which is sent once the registration is done. The registration completion is sent into the mail and mobile no
  • Candidates have to select the program type and name. Before selecting the program, candidates must check the eligibility in terms of educational qualification and age criteria
  • Students have to confirm the eligibility criteria and the next web page will appear
  • Click on the “ Application details “ and the form will appear in front of the screen. Candidates need to fill the details asked in the form
  • Then they have to upload the Scanned Photograph, signature as specified above
  • Fill the Academic details
  • Choose the examination centre preference
  • Once all the procedure is done, candidates must review the form and check whether the information filled is correct or not. If anything detected then immediately do the correction. This is because once the final submission is done then no changes can be made.
  • Lastly, pay the application fee through Net banking/Credit and Debit card.

NEE Application Fees

Fees differ as per the category.

  • Candidates who belong to reserved category will have to pay Rs 600 + payment gateway charges.
  • General candidates have to spend Rs 1000 as the application fee.

Note: the Application fee is non-refundable/Non-transferable any case

Exam Pattern For NERIST 2021

Students have to go through the entrance exam, merit list, and counseling procedure in order to take the admission in the NERIST. So students must prepare well for the exam as per the given schedule. The exam will be consist of 150 marks. The segregation of marks is done as per the subject and courses. Below are the tables which are as per the level of examination and clear the concept about the marks and subjects.


Physics351 mark each
Chemistry351 mark each
Mathematics5530 questions – 1 mark each                        25 questions- 2 marks


Physics3525 questions of 1-mark each
10 questions of 2-marks each
Chemistry3525 questions of 1-mark each
10 questions of 2-marks each
Mathematics4530 questions of 1-mark each
15 questions of 2-marks each

NEE-II (Vocational)

Physics251 mark each
Chemistry251 mark each
Mathematics301 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

5030 questions of 1 mark each

20 questions 2 marks each


Physics3525 questions of 1-mark each
10 questions of 2-marks each
Chemistry3525 questions of 1-mark each
10 questions of 2-marks each
Biology4530 questions of 1-mark each
15 questions of 2-marks each


Physics2525 questions of 1-mark each
Chemistry2525 questions of 1-mark each
Mathematics3030 questions of 1-mark each
Branch Subject5030 questions of 1-mark each

20 questions of 2-marks each

Note: There will be a total of 50 questions in the branch subject. Here branch subjects are:AE/CE/CSE/ECE/EE/ME

NERIST Admit Card 2021

NERIST Admit Card is the most important document to carry the exam. Students need to have the admit card along with them if they are going to write the exam. Failing to have the admit card, candidates won’t be allowed to have the exam. This is because the hall ticket is the identity of the candidates. It contains a multiple of information in it. Information such as Candidate name, photograph, signature, date of exam, centre name, roll no. etc are mentioned. Examiners check the NEE admit card before the commencement of the exam. If there is any kind of forgery in the exam ticket then the invigilator will reject the student from sitting into the exam.

NERIST Exam Centre 2021

It is the state’s big examination in the field of science and technology. Thousands of students enroll every year for the admission in NERIST. Thus the exam is conducted over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura. Around these states to a total of 14 centers are made. Below is the center name along with the code.

Examination Centre CodeName of Examination Centre
10North Lakhimpur

Candidates must choose the centre as per the preference and accessibility. This is so that it will be easy for them to travel and give the exam.

NERIST Result 2021

The NERIST Result 2021  available online on the official site of the NERIST. Or when the time comes then the link will be provided to the students so that they can easily view their result. Candidates have to put the required details while processing the result of 2021. NERIST 2021 result will release in online mode. Thus, keep looking at this article to get the latest update.

NERIST Merit List 2021

Once the result is on the site or board, the merit list is prepared by the concerned authority. The preparation of the merit list is on the basis of factors, such as Marks, Reservation, Seat Availability, and State Preference. There is a relaxation of marks and seats reserved for the reserved category.

Check: NERIST 2021 Cut Off

NERIST Counselling 2021

The name of the students who will get selected and are on the waiting list will be presented along with the day and time in the counselling. While going for the counselling, candidates are required to have the document in original as well as in copy form. Must have a community certificate along with recent size photographs. There are many other things that they need to carry at the time of verification. NEE counselling 2021 takes place after the announcement of the result.


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