NEST 2017 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
NEST 2017 Application Process is scheduled to start from January 02, 2017. National Entrance Screening Test or NEST is an entrance exam for aspirants seeking admission to the 5 year Integrated MSc Programme at National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS), Mumbai.
|NEST Exam||NEST 2017 Eligibility Criteria||NEST 2017 Exam Pattern|
There are primarily 4 main steps in the NEST Application Process – Online Registration, Filling Details in Application Form, Uploading Images and Application Fee payment. All the applicantes are advised to take a printout of duly fillied NEST Application Form for future reference.
The registration fee for General and OBC candidates is INR 700/- while the fee for Female/SC/ST/PwD candidates is INR 350/-. The fee for NEST 2017 can be remitted via credit card/debit card/TechProces/SBI-e-pay. The registration window will close in the first week of March – 2017. NEST 2017 Admit Card will be issued online for all the succesful candidates on or after April 14, 2017.
Candidates can check below the entire schedule for NEST 2017 Application Process. The registration window for NEST 2017 would be open for 3 months. So, candidates will have ample time for filling online application form.
|Availability of NEST Application Form||January 02, 2017|
|Closure of NEST 2017 Application Form||March 06, 2017|
|Issue of NEST Admit card||April 14, 2017|
|NEST 2017 exam||May 27, 2017 (Saturday) 10:00am-1:00pm|
A candidate must fulfil a certain set of eligibility requirements to appear for NEST 2016. NEST Eligibility conditions for getting admission to NISER and UM-DAE CBS are as follows
Note: Age Limit- General and OBC category candidates should be born on or after August 01, 1996. For SC/ST/PD candidates the age limit is relaxed by 5 years as on after August 01, 1996.
Candidates have to first complete the online registration process. All the candidates have to register themselves before they proceed towards filling the NEST 2017 Application Form. The steps for NEST 2017 registration is mentioned below:
After successful registration, a candidate has to fill certain details in the application form such as personal information and educational qualifications. After filling up the required information, a candidate has to upload his/her scanned photograph and signature and finally, a candidate has to make the payment of NEST Application Fees, which can be made either online or offline, through DD.
NEST 2017 Application Process is divided in 4 steps that are as follows:
In the first step of NEST 2017 Application Process, candidates have to fill personal details, choice of exam centers and other academic details. Candidate has to fill the details of their qualifying examination details. If the aggregate is given in CGPA form instead of percentage than a candidate is required to calculate the equivalent percentage as per the guidelines of respective board.
A candidate can choose 2 Examination Centers out of the available list while filling up the Application Form. Out of those two selected test centers one is allotted to the candidate which is mentioned in the NEST 2017 Admit Card of the candidate.
After filling up all the details carefully and after rechecking all the entries again, candidate has to save and proceed to the next step. One must take care that information once submitted cannot be changes under any circumstance. So, it is advised to the applicants to carefully check all the entries before submitting the NEST 2017 Online Application Form.
In the next step, a candidate is required to upload their scanned photograph and signature. Candidates should follow the specifications and instructions mentioned below to upload the scanned images:
NEST 2017 Application Feescan be paid through online mode only. Candidate needs to submit the NEST 2016 Application Fees via Credit card/Debit card/Net banking. Online payment can be done through TechProcess/SBI e-Pay payments gateways. SBI-e-Pay payment gateway provides maximum of 3 chances for each applicant to retry payment against failed transactions. However, there is no such limit for TechProcess payment gateway.
In case of any amount debited for failed transactions, the same is refunded automatically within 7 days. Payment status is updated only if the transaction is successful
Fee Structure for NEST 2017
|General and OBC categories (Male)||700/-|
|SC and ST categories (Male)||350/-|
|All categories (Female)||350/-|
|Candidate with Physical Disability (All categories)||350/-|
Note:DT/VJ/NT candidates are advised to pay fees applicable for OBC category. Candidate can login to his/her application account and track updates on the application/payment after about two weeks for DD and 3 days for online payment.
Once a candidate has passed through all 3 steps by filling the application form, uploading images and the payment of application fees, a single page preview of NEST 2017 Application Form is generated. The page contains all the information filled by the candidate and other important information. Candidates should cross-check all the information and contact the exam conducting authority in case of any discrepancy.
After confirming and verifying all the details a candidate needs to submit the NEST 2017 Application Form. Form once submitted cannot be changed in any case. A summary page is generated after submitting the form. A copy of the summary page is to be kept safe by the candidate, In case, the candidate have selected the offline mode to make the payment of NEST Application Fees.
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Candidates in case of any discrepancy in the finally submitted application form or facing any technical glitches in fee payment can contact the NEST Examination Authority. Any queries related to NEST 2017 can be sent via post: