NEST 2019 Application Form will be available from January 2019 in the online method only. Aspirants can fill the form at the official website of NEST. The last date of form submission is March 2019. A aspirant must have a valid e-mail id for registering for the exam. All candidates must visit the official website of NEST 2019 to register themselves followed by filling the application form.
Participants are advised to go via the available brochure and read it cautiously before filling up the application form. Application fee of INR 1000 for General and OBC aspirants while INR 500 for reserved aspirants must also be filled. After successfully filling up NEST Application Form, aspirants can download their NEST 2019 Hall Ticket in the second week of April 2019.
National Entrance Screening Test 2019 or NEST 2019 is a compulsory exam for getting admission to the 5-year Integrated MSc programme in basic sciences. On the basis of NEST score, aspirants are granted admission at the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS), Mumbai.
Aspirants interested in applying for NEST Exam can check the tentative schedule for NEST Application procedure from the table offered below.
|Online Application for NEST Exam 2019 starts||January 2019|
|Last date to apply||March 2019|
|Last Date for payment of fees via DD||March 2019|
|Allot of Admit cards for NEST Exam||April 2019|
|NEST 2019 exam dates||June 2019 (10:00am-1:00pm)|
|NEST 2019 Results||June 2019|
It must be noted that the dates mentioned above shall be changed once the official notification for the exam is out.
An aspirant must fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility requirements to appear for NEST 2019 Examination.
NEST 2019 Application procedure includes 4 steps: Registration, Filling online application form, Uploading documents and Payment of application fees. However, aspirants must make sure that they consider the below-mentioned important points before they fill the application form.
Step 2- Filling online application form
After filling up all the details cautiously and after rechecking all the entries again, the aspirant has to save and proceed to the next step. One must take care that information once submitted cannot be changed under any circumstance. So it is advised to fill the application form cautiously.
Step 3: Uploading scanned documents
In the next step, after successfully saving and submitting the individual and academic information in online filled NEST 2019 Application Form, an aspirant is asked to upload his/her scanned photograph and signature. To upload the pictures one must follow these instructions:
Step 4: Payment of Application Fees
NEST 2019 Application Fees can be paid via two methods i.e. online method and offline method. An aspirant can choose any one of these methods to make the payment of NEST 2019 Application Fees.
The NEST Exam application fees vary as per the aspirant’s category as mentioned in the table below:-
|General and OBC categories (Male)||1000|
|SC and ST categories (Male)||500|
|All categories (Female)||500|
|Aspirant with Physical Disability (All categories)||500|
Note: DT/VJ/NT aspirants are advised to pay fees eligible for OBC category. The aspirant can log in to his/her application account and track updates on the application/payment after about two weeks for DD and 3 days for online payment.
After fee payment, a single page preview of NEST 2019 Application Form is generated. Verify the details offered. The page contains all the information filled by the aspirant. In case of any changes in the filled-in application, then the aspirant can re-login and make the necessary changes.
NEST Application Form once submitted cannot be changed in any case. A summary page is generated after submitting the form. Preserve it as it is also to be sent along with DD for the payment of fees, in case the aspirant has selected the offline method to make the payment of NEST 2019 Application Fees.
The different details mentioned in the application form are tabulated below for the reference of aspirants.
|Details Asked||Filling Criteria|
|NAME||Full name in block letters|
|ACADEMIC DETAILS||Qualification latest to oldest|
|FATHER’S NAME||Full name in block letters|
|E-MAIL ADDRESS||Valid e-mail address|
|DATE OF BIRTH||MM/DD/YYYY|
|PHONE NUMBER||Mobile number|
|IDENTITY PROOF||Valid id proof|
All the details mentioned above are compulsory without which the student will not be able to submit the application form. Apart from this, they need to scan all the education concerned documents along with the passport size photograph and signature and upload it there.