NEST Answer Key 2019

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 17 Jan, 2019 13:11 IST

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NEST 2019 Answer Key

Candidates searching for NEST 2019 answer key will be required to visit the official website of  National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar (NISER) and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai (UM–DAE CEBS). The release date of the NEST answer key has not yet been announced officially. However, it is expected to be published in the second week of June after the NEST 2019 exam is over.

The official website of NISER & UM–DAE CEBS will publish the answer key. The answer key will help candidates in calculating their probable scores as per their performance in the examination.

NEST 2019 answer key will have answers of different sets of paper. The answers will be available question-wise. Candidates must download the answer key and save it for future reference.

NEST 2019 Answer Key Important Dates



NEST 2019 Exam

1st June 2019

NEST 2019 Answer Key

2nd Week of June 2019

NEST 2019 Result

17th June 2019

Steps to Download NEST 2019 Answer Key

  • Go to the official website of NEST.

  • On the homepage, click on the link available for accessing ‘Answer Key’.

  • A new page will open with the NEST 2019 answer key.

  • The page will open in a PDF format, and candidates can download this file and save it for future references.

Marking Scheme of NEST 2019 Answer Key

The table given below shows the marking scheme of NEST 2019 answer key.



General Aptitude













  • In the General Aptitude section, no marks will be deducted for the wrong answer and unattempted question.

  • There is negative marking for sections like Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Biology.

  • Total time duration to answer all the sections is 210 minutes.

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