How to Apply for NEST 2019

Anjani Chaand Updated On: 24 Nov, 2018 15:04 IST

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How to Apply for NEST 2019

NEST 2019 application process will begin in the first week of January 2019 in online mode. There is no offline mode to apply for the NEST 2019 entrance exam. Candidates applying for NEST 2019 must submit their applications before the last date, i.e. in the first week of March 2019.

Steps to Fill NEST 2019 Application Form


  • Go to the official website of NEST 2019.

  • Click on the 'Apply Online' tab and register yourself by providing your basic details.

  • You will receive an SMS on your mobile number with your User ID and Password.

  • After that, click on the link you receive on your registered E-mail Address for confirmation.

  • Then, login with the registered E-mail Address and Password.

Filling up of NEST 2019 Application Form:

  • After logging in with the registered E-mail ID and Password, you have to provide your personal details such as Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Religion, Nationality, Parent's Name and Academic Details such as address, Email ID,  Mobile number, Qualifying Marks, Year of Passing and Percentage of Marks etc.

  • After that, you have to choose 5 examination centres in order of your preference.

  • After choosing the exam centres, click on the 'Submit' tab.

  • You have to select a security question-answer as per your wish as well as the preferred examination centres.

Uploading the Documents:

In this step, you have to upload a scanned copy of your Signature and Photograph in the prescribed size and format.

  • File format: JPEG

  • File size: maximum 100 KB

Payment of Application Fee:

  • The application fee can be paid in online mode using Credit card/Debit card/Net Banking

  • After that, read the declaration and click in the white box next to ‘I agree’, and then press ‘Submit’.

NEST 2019 Application Fee:



General and OBC categories

INR 1000/-

SC/ST/PwD categories

INR 500/-

All Female candidates

INR 500/-

Note: NEST 2019 application fee is not refundable.

Confirmation Page:

  • After successful payment of NEST 2019 application fee, a summary page is generated with all the details entered, which completes the application form submission process.

  • Take a printout of the summary page for further use in admission rounds.

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