Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jun 19:
Two students from Odisha were placed in the Top-10 ranks in the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) for admission in the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) results of which were announced today.
While Nikhil Goel of Chandigarh has emerged as the topper, Manish Kumar Bera and Spandan Kumar Sahu from Odisha are placed in the fourth and tenth rank respectively.
A total of 46,617 students had appeared in the test of which 1614 students have qualified.
The test was held on May 30 this year for admission to the 5-year Integrated M.Sc program in basic sciences – Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics – in the NISER, Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai across 79 centres in the country, including 20 in Odisha.