ITM NEST 2024: Notification, Exam Date, Application, Pattern, Syllabus

ITM University, Gwalior organize entrance examination for candidates seeking admission into the university.  ITM provides admission to various courses under Engineering, Management, Computer Science, Nursing, Fine Arts, Agriculture, Law, Pharmacy, Design and Art, Architecture and Design, Physical Education and Sports, and Education Programmes. In this article, we will discuss ITM NEST 2024 Notification, Exam Date, Application, Pattern, Syllabus, etc.

ITM NEST 2024 Important Dates

Available Online application fromJanuary
Final date to submit the application formApril
Application fee submit the last dateApril
ITM NEST 2024 Exam DatesMay
Counseling dateJune

ITM NEST 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria that a candidate must follow to take part in the ITM NEST entrance examination-

For B.Tech program

  • Candidates should have done 10+2 in Science stream with Maths as subject scoring minimum 50% marks.

For MBA program

  • The candidate should have completed the graduation degree with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university

For M.Tech

  • Applicants must have done B.E/B.Tech in the related stream with at least 55% marks.

For Ph.D. courses

  • Applicants must have a qualified PG degree with at least 60% Marks from a recognized university


  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized board.

For BBA (Hons)/B.Com (Hons)

  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized board.

For BJMC (Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication)

  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized board.


  • Candidates must have done Graduation in any stream with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.

For B.Arch

  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized board along with a valid NATA score.

School of Education (B.Sc/M.Sc)

  • Candidates seeking admission to the B.Sc program should have done 10+2 in Life Sciences / Maths/Agriculture with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Candidates seeking admission to the M.Sc program should have done B.Sc in the related stream with a scoring minimum of 50% marks.

School of art and design

  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 40% marks from a recognized board.

How to Apply for ITM NEST 2024?

The following are the steps that the candidate must follow to apply for the ITM NEST which is as follow-

  • Visit the official website of the ITM NEST-
  • Register on the website with your email Id, mobile number, name
  • You have to fill the application form by navigating to the application form
  • Some of the details that you must fill on the application form are Date of Birth, Category, Nationality, qualification details such as Year of Passing, Percentage of marks, etc, details to contact, and choice for the exam center.
  • Now click on the proceed button
  • Now upload the necessary documents mentioned below
  • A payment page asking for paying the application fee will appear. You can pay your application fee using a credit/debit card, UPI, Bank Challan, etc.
  • A confirmation page will appear that you have to download the payment fee confirmation as well as the application fee for future use

Document Required for Applying ITM NEST

The following are the necessary document that you must upload on the website while filling the application-

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  • The passport size Photograph of the candidate should be in JPG/JPEG format and the Image size should be between 10Kb to 200Kb.
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Graduation Degree/ Mark sheet
  • Left-Hand Thumb Impression of the candidate
  • Class 10th Certificate of the candidate
  • Post Card size Photograph of the candidate

ITM NEST Examination Pattern

The examination is MCQ-based with a Computer-based Test (CBT) format. The candidates will have to provide two papers- paper-A and paper-B. The following are the examination pattern for the ITM NEST entrance test-

Subject wise ITM NEST 2024 Syllabus

The following are the syllabus for the ITM NEST Entrance exam-

CoursePaper APaper B
BTechIT, English, GSPCM
MTechIT, English, GSAptitude & Reasoning
MBAIT, English, GSAptitude & Reasoning
BBAIT, English, GSCommerce
BComIT, English, GSCommerce
BPharmIT, English, GSPCMB
MCAIT, English, GSAptitude & Reasoning
MSc(Nursing)IT, English, GSAptitude + Nursing
BSc(Nursing)IT, English, GSPCB
BSc Post Basic (Nursing)IT, English, GSPCB
BSc(Agriculture)IT, English, GSMaths +Biology
MSc(Agriculture)IT, English, GSAptitude + Agriculture
BSc(PCM)IT, English, GSPCM
BSc(Optometry)IT, English, GSPCB
BSc (Biotech)IT, English, GSPCB
BSc (Food Tech)IT, English, GSPCB
MSc (Micro)IT, English, GSAptitude + Biology
MSc (Food Tech)IT, English, GSAptitude + Biology
MSc (Biotech)IT, English, GSAptitude + Biology
MSc (Petro)IT, English, GSAptitude + Chemistry
MSc (Chemistry)IT, English, GSAptitude + Chemistry
MSc (Physics)IT, English, GSAptitude + Physics
MSc (Applied Maths)IT, English, GSAptitude + Maths
BSc (Fashion / Interior)IT, English, GSAptitude + Design
Diploma (Fashion / Interior)IT, English, GSAptitude + Design
BSc (Health & Physical Education)IT, English, GSAptitude + Design 

Information Technology

The Dimension of Information TechnologyGeneral Engineering
Basics of ElectronicsComputer Languages
Engineering PhysicsComputer Organization
Communication SkillsApplication of MS-Windows
Engineering MathematicsComputer Communication Network
Network Security and CryptographyIntroduction to Microprocessor
Distributed DatabasesIntroduction to Web Technology
Digital ElectronicsObject-Oriented Programming (C++)
Operating SystemsBusiness Applications of IT
Concepts of DatabaseSoftware Project Management
Management of Information SystemsApplications of Microprocessor
Principles of ManagementE-Commerce
Computer Graphics and SimulationData Mining and Data Warehousing
Programming Tools and Techniques


Sentence CompletionVerbal Analogies
 Verbal Deduction

General Studies

Indian Heritage & CultureThe Freedom Struggle
Modern Indian HistoryPost-independence Consolidation
Salient Features of Indian SocietyHistory of the World
Role of Women and Women’s OrganizationPopulation and Associated Issues
Poverty and Developmental IssuesUrbanization
Effects of Globalization on Indian SocietySalient Features of World’s Physical Geography
Indian GeographyImportant Geophysical Phenomena


Class 11th SyllabusClass 12th Syllabus
Physical-world and measurementElectro statistics
KinematicsCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy, and PowerElectromagnetic induction and alternating currents
The motion of systems of particles and rigid bodyElectromagnetic waves
Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theoryElectronic Devices
Oscillations and wave


Class 11th SyllabusClass 12th Syllabus
Some basic concepts of ChemistrySolid-state
Structure of atomSolutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular structureChemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and liquidsSurface Chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
EquilibriumP Block elements
Redox reactionsD and F block elements
HydrogenCoordination compounds
s-Block elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block elementsAlcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles and techniquesAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
HydrocarbonsOrganic compounds containing Nitrogen
Environmental chemistryBiomolecules, Polymers, and Chemistry in everyday life


Class 11th SyllabusClass 12th Syllabus
Diversity in the Living WorldReproduction
Structural Organisation – Plants and AnimalsGenetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human welfare
Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and its applications
Human physiologyEcology and environment


Class 11th SyllabusClass 12th Syllabus
Sets and FunctionsRelations and Functions
Coordinate GeometryCalculus
CalculusVectors and Three – Dimensional Geometry
Mathematical ReasoningLinear Programming
Statistics and ProbabilityProbability


Ratio and Proportion
Profit, Loss and DiscountTime and Work Speed and Distance
Mixture and Alligation LCM / HCF
Calendar Probability Intellectual Potential TestAverages
Data InterpretationAges
Coding and DecodingSeries Comp
Deductive Logic Direction sense testBlood relations & Family Tree
Logic Data SufficiencyAnalogy Inductive

Downloading ITM NEST Admit Card 2024

The admit card is the most important document, without this the candidates will not be allowed to give the ITM NEST exam. You can download the ITM NEST admit card from the official website of ITM. The release date for downloading the ITM NEST admit card will be released later and you can keep checking our website. The following are the steps for downloading the ITM NEST admit card which is as follows-

  • Visit the official website of the ITM NEST
  • Log in to your account user ID and Password
  • Navigate to the download admit card button. After the page opens fill in your roll number along with other details and press enter
  • A new window with your admit card will open take a printout and carry it with you to the examination center

ITM NEST Reference Books

The following are the reference books for the ITM NEST entrance test-

Name of the bookPublisher or author
Modern ABC of Textbook ChemistryDr. S.P.Jauhar
Physical ChemistryP.Bahadur
Aptitude Test Problems in PhysicsS.S Krotov
Concepts of PhysicsH.C. Verma
Genetic EngineeringP.S Verma
GeneticsP.S Verma
Objective BiologyM.P. Tyagi and J.P Goyal
Integral CalculusAmit M. Agarwal
Skills in Mathematics Coordinates Geometry for IIT JEES.K Goyal


ITM shall declare the result on a tentative date that is not yet released. The candidate has to visit the official website of ITM NEST and navigate to the result tab to check his/her result.

ITM NEST Counselling Session

A counseling session will be organized for the candidates who have qualified for the entrance examination. Based on the merit list, the candidates will be offered different colleges to choose from. You can choose the colleges based on your liking, fees, location, etc. when appearing for the counseling session of a particular institute, the candidate must provide relevant documents in original as well as a printout. The following are the list of documents that are required during the counsellings session-

  • Mark sheets till 10+2.
  • In case the candidate has already done some diploma course post twelfth then the mark sheet for the same is also required.
  • Along with a mark sheet certificate is also required.
  • Either of the address proofs likes; voter id card, Aadhar card, bank passbook, LIC policy document, ration card, or any other government address proof.
  • Id proof like; driving license, pan card, voter id card, Aadhar card, 10+2 admit card, or any other document issued by the Government of India authority.
  • In the case of SC and ST candidates, a government certificate for the class category is essential to submit.
  • Candidates need to carry a minimum of three passport-sized photos with themselves
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