NEST Admission Online Form 2024

National Entrance Screening Test 2024 (NEST-2024) for Admission 5-year Integrated MSc Program, 2024-29

Important Dates
Application Start 03/04/2024
Last Date for Application & Fee Payment 03/06/2024 till 05:00 PM
Correction Window TBA
Admit Card 15/06/2024
Exam 30/06/2024
Result 10/07/2024
Application Fee
General | OBC | EWS 1400/-
SC | ST | PH | Female 700/-
Kindly make payment through Debit / Credit Card or Net Banking.
Details of Eligibility 
Seats Eligibility

National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar


Age limit: There is no age limit for appearing in the NEST 2024 examination and admission to either NISER or UM-DAE CEBS.

Eligibility criteria summary: a candidate becomes eligible for the programme when he / she satisfies all the three criteria stated below:
(a) Secures a position in the NEST merit list. Please refer to page 11 of this document for the rules of merit list preparation.
(b) Passed the XII standard board examination in the science stream in the years 2022 or 2023 or has appeared in 2024 from any recognised board in India.
(c) Secures at least 60% in aggregate in the XII standard board examination. For SC / ST / Divyangjan candidates, the requirement is 55%.

University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS) Mumbai

Read page no. 4 of the notification for eligibility details.
Category Wise Details of Vacancy
General 101 23
EWS 00 06
OBC 54 15
SC 30 09
ST 15 04
Total 200 57

Step-by-Step Application Process for NEST 2024

  1. Visit the Official NEST Website:

    • Go to the official NEST website: NEST Exam.
  2. Registration:

    • Click on the link for "NEST 2024 Registration."
    • You will need to create a new user account by providing a valid email address and mobile number. These will be used for communication throughout the admission process.
    • Fill in the required details and create a password.
  3. Filling the Application Form:

    • After successful registration, log in to your account using your registered email and password.
    • Fill out the application form with personal details (name, date of birth, gender, nationality, etc.), academic details, and communication address.
    • Select your preferred exam centers. You can choose multiple centers as per your convenience.
  4. Upload Documents:

    • Upload scanned copies of your recent passport-sized photograph and signature. Ensure that the scanned images meet the specified size and format requirements mentioned in the application instructions.
  5. Payment of Application Fee:

    • Proceed to pay the application fee. The payment can be made online using a debit card, credit card, or net banking.
    • The application fee for General and OBC candidates is typically higher than for SC/ST/Divyangjan and female candidates. Check the exact fee structure for 2024 on the official website.
  6. Review and Submit:

    • Carefully review all the information entered in the application form.
    • Ensure all details are correct and the uploaded documents are clear and legible.
    • Submit the application form. Once submitted, you cannot make changes to the form.
  7. Confirmation and Print Application:

    • After successful submission, you will receive a confirmation email and SMS.
    • Download and print the confirmation page and the completed application form for your records.
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