How to Apply for NEST 2019

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

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How to Apply for NEST 2019

NEST 2019 application process has been released on 7th January 2019. The last date to fill and submit the application form of NEST 2019 is 11th March 2019. Candidates should check the procedure involved in the application process and then start filling the form. Candidates can access their application forms for NEST through online mode. There is no offline mode to apply for the NEST 2019 entrance exam. Only one application form will be accepted from each candidate.

Candidates have to provide a valid email id and other details to register online for NEST. Before filling the NEST application form, candidates should also go through the NEST 2019 eligibility criteria. NEST is a national level entrance examination conducted for admission to the 5-year integrated M.Sc. programme from 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.

Once the candidates successfully complete the registration process, they are allotted a system generated user ID and password, which is sent to their registered email ID. With these login credentials, the candidate can fill the application form and submit it before the last date of registration.

NEST 2019 Application Dates

NEST 2019 Events

Dates

Application Process Start Date

7th January 2019

Application Process End Date

11th March 2019

Date of Examination

1st June 2019

Steps to Fill NEST 2019 Application Form

Candidates should follow the steps mentioned below to successfully fill and submit the application form:

Step 1 : Registration:

  • Go to the official website of NEST 2019.

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

  • Enter the secret code and click on 'Register' tab.

  • After that, you will receive an SMS on your mobile number with your User ID and Password.

  • Then, you receive an email which will be sent to the registered email address with a link to the login page and login credentials..

Step 2: 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,

    • Academic Details,

    • Mobile number,

    • Qualifying Marks,

    • Year of Passing, Board, Marks, Roll Number and Percentage of Marks 

    • Address details and so on

  • 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.

Step 3: 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

  • Note: If the resolution and size are not correct as prescribed in the above, the system will not accept the document.

  • After uploading scanned copy of documents, candidates must click on 'review'  tab and check whether all the details have been filled correctly or not, and make changes wherever required.

Step 4: Payment of Application Fee:

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

  • This is to be noted that the fees paid are not refundable.

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

NEST 2019 Application Fee

Category

Fees (INR)

General and OBC categories

1200/-

SC/ST/PwD categories

600/-

Step 5: 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.

Correction of the NEST 2019 Application Form

There is no correction facility provided by the conducting authority for the application form. It is highly recommended for applicants who are appearing for NEST 2019 examination to fill the application form correctly in one go. If there is any update regarding the correction with an application form, it would be announced officially by NEST on its official website.

What After the NEST 2019 Application Process

After the completion of the NEST 2019 Application Process, candidates will be able to get their NEST 2019 Admit Card. The admit card for NEST 2019 will be available for downloading from 24th April 2019. Admit cards will not be sent to any applicant. The admit card is an essential document to appear for the examination. Without the admit card no candidates will be allowed to write the exam. 

FAQs on NEST Application Form 2019

1. How many exam centers I have to filled at the time of filling NEST application form?

Applicants can fill a maximum of 5 examination centers in order of their preference

2. Is there any specific bank from which I have to submit the application fee?

No, there is not any specific bank. The applicant can submit the application fee through online mode using Credit card/Debit card/Net Banking.

3. What all documents need to be uploaded in the application form?

Applicants need to upload their Passport size photograph and signature images. 

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