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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
    150 marks
  • Total No. of Questions
    NEE 1- 125 questions, NEE 2 - 115-130 questions, NEE 3 - 50-130 questions
  • Medium of the exam
Event Dates
Application Form Start Date February 21, 2022
Last date to fill Application Form June 30, 2022
Admit Card To be announced
NERIST NEE II, NEE III Exam Date August 6, 2022 (10 am to 1 pm)
NERIST NEE I Exam Date August 7, 2022 (10 am to 1 pm)
Result Date 4th week of September 2022
Date of Counselling 1st week of October 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

NERIST NEE eligibility criteria are as follows:

NEE 1 (Certification Courses)

  • Aspirant must have passed class 10 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • The age of the candidates must be 19 years as on July 31, 2022.

NEE 2 (Diploma Courses)

The university conducts exam for Diploma in Engineering and Technology, Vocational Course and B.Sc. in Forestry

  • It is mandatory for aspirants to have passed class 10+2 examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects.
  • The age requirement is set at 23 years as on July 31, 2022. The university gives 3 years exemptions to candidates belonging to OBC Category and 5 years for candidates belonging to candidates belonging to SC/ ST category.

NEE 3 (Engineering Courses)

  • Candidates with a Diploma in specialization course will be eligible to apply, provided the minimum aggregate marks are 60% or CGPA of 6.0 is attained successfully.
  • Age as on July 31, 2022 must be 40 years.
Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of NERIST NEE 2022 is as follows:


  • Exam will comprise 125 questions to be marked out of 150 marks
  • The questions are of objective type
  • The question will be graded at 1 mark and 2 marks
  • Candidates will be penalized with .25 marks for every wrong answer
  • The subject wise split up is as follows
  1. Physics – 35 marks
  2. Chemistry – 35 marks
  3. Mathematics – 80 marks


  • NEE 2 is conducted for 150 marks allotted to 115 questions.
  • Subjects will vary for each course
  • The questions will be a combination of 1 mark and 2 marks
  • Subject-wise split up varies for each course/program.


The exam pattern will contain general subjects for 80 marks and specialization subject for 70 marks. The general subjects will be the same for all specializations


  1. Physics – 25 marks
  2. Chemistry – 25 marks
  3. Mathematics – 30 marks

Specialization subjects are as under:

  • Agriculture Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Syllabus of the three exams will differ according to the course applied for. NEE 1 is conducted for candidates seeking admission to certification courses, the syllabus will mainly comprise topics from class 10 Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics sections.

NEE 2 and NEE 3 will consist of topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of 10+2 level. Topics such as Mechanics of Solids and Fluids, Heat and Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, etc. must be focused upon. Questions pertaining to Biology section will also be asked. Apart from this, vocational subjects must also be focused upon.


NERIST NEE 2022 Counselling schedule has been released and the counselling process will start in July 2022.  The counselling for all three exams will happen around the same time. The University will prepare a counselling schedule based on the marks secured by the candidate and category of the candidates.

Candidates can login to know the details of their allotted time and venue. The counselling is conducted in the offline mode and the university will announce a list of selected and waitlisted candidates. All the necessary documents in both original and Xerox copy have to be carried at the time of counselling.

The list of required documents is as follows:

  • Class 10 Certificate
  • Class 12 Certificate
  • Diploma Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Permanent Residential Certificate

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