NEST Application Form 2022 – Apply Online HereNEST 2022 will be organised in the third week of June 2022. National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a national level entrance examination. NEST exam is conducted for admission to the five years integrated M.Sc course. This course is offered at NISER (National Institute of Science Education and Research) Bhubaneswar & UM-DAE CEBS (University of Mumbai-Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences), Mumbai. Candidates can check NEST Application Form 2022, including eligibility, exam dates, how to apply, etc.

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NEST Application Form 2022

NOTE: To facilitate application submission for all registered applicants, we will open the payment gateway for NEST Application form from the fourth week of February 2022 to the last week of April 2022. 18:00 hrs. Those registered but incomplete payments may log in with the userID and password on the login page (check status button) and attempt payment through the payment gateway. No further requests regarding failed transactions or multiple charges will be entertained for payment transactions done during this period. Note that no new applicant registration is allowed.

NEST Application Form 2022 will be available to be filled till the Last week of April 2022

For the registration, candidates need to register themselves on the website. The information related to NEST 2022 application form is given below:

  • NEST 2019 Registration was started from 1st January 2019 through online mode only.
  • There was no offline mode to apply for the NEST entrance exam.
  • The last date to apply for the NEST exam was the 5th March 2019.
  • Before filling the application form, candidates must read the NEST online application procedure carefully.
  • During the application form filling, candidates have to upload scanned images of signature and photograph.
  • Keep the printout of the filled application form for further use.

Application Fee

The application fee for Male (General/OBC) was Rs. 1000 and for SC/ST/Female/PwD candidates was Rs. 500. Candidates can pay the application fee through a Credit/Debit card or Net banking.


Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria prescribed by the authority to appear in the exam are given below. Candidates can apply for the NEST after reading the complete eligibility criteria:

  • Age Criteria: Candidates must be born on or after 1st August 1998 (for GEN & OBC Candidates).
  • Relaxation: There is 5 years relaxation in age limit for SC/ST/PwD Candidates.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should pass the 12th standard examination from any recognized board in 2017 & 2018.
  • Subjects: Candidates have to qualify the above examination with science stream, i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics in classes XI and XII.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must obtain minimum 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PwD categories) in aggregate (or equivalent grade) in 10+2 level or equivalent examination.
  • Appearing Candidates: Appearing Candidates can also apply.

NEST Application Form Dates 2022

Through this section, students can check the official exam schedule of the NEST Application form:

EventsDates 2022
Application process starts4th week of February 2022
Last date to submit the application formLast week of April 2022
Admit card download 3rd week of May 2022
NEST 2022 Exam3rd week of June 2022
Result declarationlast week of June 2022
Counselling process starts1st week of July 2022

How to Apply

Here we are providing complete details about how to apply for NEST 2022:

  • Visit the website. (Link is given above).
  • Click on the link.
  • Now, you have to register yourself by entering your basic details.
  • After filling the basic details, you will receive an email regarding confirming the registration in the registered email id.
  • Click on the link to confirm the registration.
  • Now, you have to log in with the registered email id & password.
  • The NEST application form 2022 will be displayed on the screen.
  • Fill your basic information such as personal information, choice of exam centres and academic details.
  • Now, click on the save & proceed button to the next page.
  • Note down your application number for future use.
  • Upload your scanned passport size photograph & signature in the JPEG format.
  • The size of the scanned images should be maximum 100 KB each.
  • Now, you have to submit your application fee through the online payment gateway.
  • Verify your all filled details properly & click on the submit button.
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page for future use.

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