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Common Entrance & Scholarship Test (CEST)


About CEST:

CEST is an initiative of Indian Educational Services (IES) which aims to provide Scholarship to Meritorious students. This is in sync with Company’s Vision to provide quality education at affordable cost and make higher education more reachable to middle and lower income group. Through CEST we offer scholarship in 25+ Courses & 150+ Institutes


The most unique feature of CEST is that we guarantee that any student who writes this entrance not only gets confirmed admission but also get guaranteed scholarship of a minimum amount of Rs. 2500/-. This is an unlimited scholarship offered to all the applicants who appear for the scholarship test.



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What Student Gets



  1. Lucrative Guaranteed Scholarship

  2. Certificate of Appreciation for top 100 students

  3. Latest notification on various entrance application forms

  4. Free career Counselling from experts

  5. Confirmed Admission

  6. Dedicated career Counsellor for admission info

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Scholarship Offer



Ranking Indian Students Nepal Students
1st Prize INR 1,00,000 NC 1,00,000
2nd Prize INR 50,000 NC 50,000
3rd Prize INR 25,000 NC 25,000
4th & 5th Rank INR 15,000 NC 15,000
6th - 10th Rank INR 10,000 NC 10,000
11th - 100 Rank INR 5,000 NC 5,000
100 & Above(All Applicant) INR 2,500 NC 2,500
  • NOTE:

    Separate rank list will be announced for Indian and Nepalese students

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Important Dates

Tirupathi Anantapur Vijayawada Bengaluru Kathmandu Hyderabad
2-3rd December 2017 9-10th December 2017 16-17th December 2017 6-7th January 2018

20th January 2018

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15th & 16th April 2018

Syllabus

Section Multiple Choice Questions
English 15 Questions
General Knowledge 15 Questions
Logical Reasoning 15 Questions
Biology or Maths 15 Questions
Total Questions 60 Questions
Time Duration 60 Minutes
Total Test Marks 60 (No negative marking)

VIDEOS & TESTIMONIALS

CEST in ABN News

Mr. Raghav Mantri, Director IES talking about CEST

Testimonial on CEST

Seminar on CEST

Testimonial on CEST

Testimonial on CEST

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Frequently Asked Questions


  • Q1. What is the eligibility criteria for CEST 2017?
    A. Students who have completed or are pursuing Class 12th are eligible to apply for CEST 2017.
  • Q2. What is the application process?
    A. The application fee is INR 100 for Indian students and NC 1000 for Nepalese students. The student has to pay the respective application fee and register. Then he/she has to fill an application that includes personal details, academic details, introductory questions, documents and final declaration and form submission.
  • Q3. How many candidates will get the scholarship?
    A. Each and every student who appears for this test will get guaranteed scholarship depending upon their rank.
  • Q4. What is the process of selection?
    A. Selection is based solely on test results.
  • Q5. What are the important dates?
    A. The application starts from 20th Nov 2017
    Students can give their offline Test on 02nd-03rd Dec’17 (Tirupati) / 09th-10th Dec’17 (Anantapur) / 16th-17th Dec’17 (Vijayawada) / 06th-07th Jan’18 (Bengaluru)
    Results will be announced on 15th Jan’18
  • Q6. What are the documents required for applying CEST Scholarship?
    A. The applicants are advised to carry the following required documents:
    (a) Class 10th Markscard
    (b) Class 12th Markscard (if applicable)
    (c) Identity Proof (Aadhar Card, Voters Id, Driving License etc)
    (d) Passport Size Photograph
  • Q7. When and where will I find out if I have been awarded a scholarship?
    A. Results can be viewed on www.cest.org.in
    by 5:00 PM on 15th Jan 2018.
  • Q8. What kind of questions will be there in CEST?
    A. The exam consists of 4 Sections
    (a) Verbal Ability
    (b) General Knowledge
    (c) Logical Reasoning
    (d) Mathematical Ability / Biology (Either of them)
    Each section will be of 15 marks.
    Duration of the test is 60 minutes and there won’t be any negative marking.
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Terms & Conditions


  • Indian Educational Services (IES) owns copyright of Common Entrance & Scholarship Test (CEST).
  • The total number of awardees in the test is subject to the number of students applying CEST.
  • Total scholarship amount will be distributed as per the rank of the test.
  • Scholarship is solely based on the test results.
  • candidate can register for the exam only once. If the candidate is found to have appeared for the exam more than once, he/she will be disqualified.
  • If any candidate is found using unfair means during the test, he/she will be disqualified.
  • If any candidate is found writing on the Question Booklet, he/she will be disqualified.
  • No extra time will be given.
  • Mobiles and Calculators are not allowed in the Test.
  • Only Black / Blue pens are allowed in the Test.
  • Scholarship Amount cannot be encashed.
  • Confirmed admission is applicable only if the student takes admision in IES partner institutes and is subject to respective institute eligibility norms.
  • IES holds the final authority to award scholarship.
  • Any dispute for Indian Students will be limited to Bangalore Jurisdiction only.
  • Any dispute for Nepalese students will be subject to Kathmandu Jurisdiction only.
  • Guaranteed Scholarship is applicable only if the student takes admission through IES in any of the partner institutes or joins any government college through his own merit.
  • Scholarship is applicable for admissions in 2018 only.
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Contact US


Website:   www.iesonline.co.in

Email:    cest@iesonline.co.in

India

CEST - IES, #11, SMR House, Convent Road, Richmond Town, Bengaluru - 560025

Helpline: +91-9620517755 , +91-9916567755

Nepal

#284, Nagpokhari Road, Kathmandu - Nepal

Helpline: +977-9802025544 , +91-9801125552