NEST Application Form 2018 Released – Apply Online Here

NEST Application Form 2018NEST Application Form 2018 is available in online mode only. It has been released on 1st January 2018. 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 details of NEST 2018 Application Form including eligibility, exam dates, how to apply, etc.

NEST Application Form 2018 – Released

newiconNEST 2018 Application Form has been released from 1st January 2018.Click here to fill application form.

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For the registration, candidates need to register themselves in the website. The information related to NEST 2018 application form is given below:

  • NEST 2018 Registration has been started from 1st January 2018 through online mode only.
  • There is no offline mode to apply for the NEST entrance exam.
  • The last date to apply for the NEST exam will be the 5th March 2018.
  • 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) is Rs. 1000 and for SC/ST/female/PwD candidates is Rs. 500. Candidates can pay the application fee through Credit/Debit card or Net banking.

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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 2016 & 2017.
  • 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 Dates 2018

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

EventsDates (Announced)
Starting of Online Application from1st January 2018
Closing date to apply5th March 2018
NEST Exam date2nd June 2018

How to Apply

Here we are providing complete details about how to apply for NEST 2018:

  • 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 2018 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.

Click here to check NEST 2018 How to Apply (Registration & Submission).

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: You can retrieve it by using the link “Oops! I forget my password” given on the login page.
Answer: Yes. An email-ID must be required for filling the application form.
Answer: You can upload your scanned images at the very last stage. It is mandatory for the completion of the application procedure.
Answer: No, there is no need to send the hard copy of the application form.
Answer: For General/OBC, candidates must born on or after 1st August 1998 & for SC/ST/PwD candidates, there are 5 years of age relaxation.
Answer: No. Follow the instruction to crop the pictures & re-upload by clicking the “Select Photo” or “Select Signature” button.
Answer: No. You can make payment only through online mode.

For any other queries related to NEST Application Form 2018, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. Sujith says:

    Sir,I had,by mistake,given my signature both in the columns of photo and signature.How can I change my photo?

  2. Sujith says:

    Sir,I had,by mistake,given my signature both in the columns of photo and signature.How can I edit my photo?

  3. P pavan kalyan says:

    Sir I have already registered for NEST but I forgot my reference ID so am unable to move forward to pay the fee pls guide me regarding the problem

  4. Animesh Kumar says:

    Sir,I registered in best, but when I logged in,they had shown me personal details, but after that it didn’t proceed and no links were there

  5. anjali says:

    sir, i paid fees of 500 rs but at the final step the site showed a technical error and transaction was unsuccessful but 500 has been deducted from my account. what should i do now ; pay the fees again or wait for its refund?

  6. Avika Singh says:

    I have entered wrong spelling of my surname…How can I correct it..Please inform

  7. nidhi says:

    500 has been deducted from my account but nest didnt recieve the amount whenever i m opening my form they are not showing that i have paid why plz plz help

  8. Ram says:

    I forgot my user id

  9. Alkabuxi says:

    I have written wrong guardian name in nest form
    Can I edit it.pls inform

  10. Rudra panda says:

    How can i edit my nest form

  11. Nishima Sumam says:

    I uploaded the wrong thumb impression. Is there anyway i can change it?

  12. Rina bharti says:

    Sir, duriby form submission payment done twice and money deduction is rs1000 instead of rs 500 as I belongs to S.C. category. Please tell how will i get my refund money??

  13. Shagufta saher says:

    Sir I have passed my bsc in 2015 can I eligible for MSC through Nest 2018

  14. VANCHITA says:

    I have uploaded my signature instead of photograph and paid the application fee. How can i undo it?

  15. Nandini samal says:

    I have gave my signature wrong…what should i do in thid case? is there any problem for this?please inform me!

  16. Aparna says:

    There is some problem during payment.How can I overcome with this problem?

  17. Neha says:

    I have filled my email lD wrong. What l can do?

  18. sreelekha kp says:

    my DOB is 2/4/1998.whether i’m eligible for appying nest entrance test?

  19. Sonam says:

    Sir I had born on 6 aug 1998
    But I had passed 12 in 2015
    Can I give this nest exam 2018….please reply soon…

  20. Shiny says:

    I am studying 12 (2017-18).Am I eligible?

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