NEST 2021 Application Form

NEST 2021 Application Form

NEST 2021 Application Form – Application form for NEST will be available online at after December 31, 2020. For submitting NEST application form 2021, candidates need to register, enter correct details in the form, upload images, and pay the application fee. NEST application form can be filled by the candidates who want to pursue 5 year Integrated M.Sc course at NISER and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences. Scroll down to know more about NEST 2021 application form such as application process, application fee, image specifications, etc.

NEST 2021 Application Form

LatestApplication form date of NEST 2021 will be announced after 31st December 2020.

NEST 2021 Application Form Dates

NEST 2021 Application FormDates
NEST application form release dateJan 2021
Last date to submit online application formto be announced
Option For City Preference Last Dateto be announced
Exam Dateto be announced

NEST 2021 Application Fee

It is mandatory for candidates to pay the NEST 2021 Application fee in order to submit the application fee. Candidates can check below the application fee for last year National Entrance Screening Test.

Male (General / OBC)Rs 1200
Male (SC / ST)Rs 600
All female candidatesRs 600
Divyang CategoryRs 600

Mode of Payment

Candidates can check below the mode of payments to pay the application fees and it is suggested to use the Mastercard / Visa / RuPay cards for payment.

  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Net Banking

Documents required while filling NEST 2021 Application Form

Candidates can check below the list of important documents that will be required while filling the application form.

  • Class 10th Marksheet/ reportcard/ certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Certificate for Jammu and Kashmir Quota
  • Digital copy of passport size photograph and signature

Digital Image specifications for NEST 2021 Application Form

Uploading of scanned signature and photograph in the application form is mandatory. Candidates can check below the specifications provided by the institution to upload scanned signature and photograph.

Digital ImageSizeformat
Signatureupto 80 kb.jpeg, or .jpg
Photographupto 80 kb.jpeg, or .jpg

How to fill NEST 2021 Application Form

Candidates who wish to fill the application form must visit the NEST 2021 website and follow the detailed step-by-step instructions to fill up the application form. Candidates can check below the steps to fill NEST 2021 application form.

Step 1: Candidate has to register himself first by filling out all the details required.

Step 2: The candidate will then receive login credentials and can use the credentials to log into the account.

Step 3: Now the candidate has to fill up the personal details

Step 4: Now the candidate has to choose at least 5 preference for the test centre.

Step 5: Candidate now has to fill up the educational details and upload the scanned signature and photograph in the specified dimensions.

Details required in NEST 2021 application form

Candidates can check below the details that are required while filling the application form of NEST 2021.

Registration Details

  • Name of the applicant
  • DOB
  • Roll number of Class 10th
  • Mobile number
  • Email Id

Personal Details

  • Name of the candidate
  • Fathers name
  • Category
  • DOB
  • Nationality
  • Address for communication
  • Gender
  • Mobile number

Exam centre preference – At least 5

Educational Details and Scanned documents

  • Class 10th board
  • Year of passing
  • School
  • Percentage of marks
  • Class 12th board
  • School
  • Year of passing
  • Scaaned signature
  • Scanned Photograph

NEST 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfil all the eligibility criteria to be able to appear for the entrance exam. Candidates can check below the eligibility criteria listed by the conducting body.

  1. Age limit:- Candidate should be born on or after 01 Aug 2001. Those who belong to SC / ST / PwD category get 5 years relaxation, that is they can be born on or after 01 Aug 1995.
  2. Education:- Candidate should have passed class 12 exam in either 2019 or 2020, or will be passing in 2021. If the class 12 board from which candidate is passing gives a letter grade, then he/she will have to get a certificate from the board that tells equivalent percentage marks.
  3. Marks in QE:- Candidate should have at least 60% in aggregate in class 12. SC / ST / PwD candidates need 55%.
  4. NEST exam:- In order to be eligible for admission, the candidate must get a position in NEST 2021 Merit List.

NEST 2021 Exam Centre

NEST 2021 examination is going to be conducted at multiple centres across the India. In below table, you check the list of 91 centres of NEST 2021 Examination. List of exam centre given below as per last year information and for references only.

Guntur [AP]Imphal [MN]
Kollam [KL]Allahabad [UP]
Jalandhar [PB]Jammu [JK]
Kurnool [AP]Shillong [ML]
Kottayam [KL]Kanpur [UP]
Mohali [PB]Srinagar [JK]
Rajahmundry [AP]Angul [OD]
Kozhikode [KL]Lucknow [UP]
Jaipur [RJ]Bokaro Steel City [JH]
Tirupathi [AP]Balasore [OD]
Malappuram [KL]Noida [UP]
Jodhpur [RJ]Dhanbad [JH]
Vijayawada [AP]Bargarh [OD]
Palakkad [KL]Varanasi [UP]
Udaipur [RJ]Jamshedpur [JH]
Visakhapatnam [AP]Baripada [OD]
Pathanamthitta [KL]Dehradun [UK]
Chennai [TN]Ranchi [JH]
Vizianagaram [AP]Berhampur-Ganjam [OD]
Thiruvananthapuram [KL]Haldwani [UK]
Coimbatore [TN]Bengaluru [KA]
Guwahati [AS]Bhubaneswar [OD]
Thrissur [KL]Roorkee [UK]
Madurai [TN]Hubballi (Hubli) [KA]
Patna [BR]Cuttack [OD]
Bhopal [MP]Asansol [WB]
Salem [TN]Mangaluru (Mangalore) [KA]
Chandigarh [CH]Dhenkanal [OD]
Gwalior [MP]Burdwan [WB]
Tiruchirappalli [TN]Mysuru (Mysore) [KA]
Bhilai Nagar [CG]Jharsuguda [OD]
Indore [MP]Durgapur [WB]
Tirunelveli [TN]Alappuzha [KL]
Raipur [CG]Khurda [OD]
Jabalpur [MP]Hooghly [WB]
Hyderabad [TS]Ernakulam [KL]
New Delhi [DL]Rayagada [OD]
Mumbai [MH]Kolkata [WB]
Karimnagar [TS]Idukki [KL]
Ahmedabad [GJ]Rourkela [OD]
Nagpur [MH]Siliguri [WB]
Warangal [TS]Kannur [KL]
Hamirpur [HP]Sambalpur [OD]
Pune [MH]Kasaragod [KL]
Agartala [TR]Bhatinda [PB]
Shimla [HP]

NEST 2021 Admit Card

The NEST 2021 Admit Card can only be downloaded from the official website of NEST 2021. It is not dispatched to the candidates individually through post/ courier. Further, it consists of candidates name, exam centre address, exam date and time and general instructions for candidates. It is mandatory for the candidates to bring the print out of the NEST 2021 Admit Card along with a valid photo Id proof on the day of the examination. Admit card act as a student verification at the exam centre.

Also Read: NEST 2021 Answer Key and NEST Counselling Process

About NEST

There are two participating institutes in NEST 2021 – National Institute of Science Education and Research and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences Candidates who take admission in NISER or UM-DAE CEBS through NEST exam 2021 are eligible for a scholarship through INSPIRE program of Dept of Science and Technology, or DISHA of Dept of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences. Those who get scholarship shall also get a grant of Rs 20,000 per annum for a summer internship.

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