NEST 2020 Exam Postponed

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NEST 2020 Exam Postponed

UPDATE (July 22, 2020): NEST 2020 exam date has been announced, read NEST 2020 Exam Date.

UPDATE (July 6, 2020): NEST 2020 exam has been further postponed. Revised date will be announced soon.

The NEST 2020 examination has been postponed due to COVID-19 breakout. The last date for filling up the Application Form has also been extended to June 7, 2020 June 14, 2020.

The exam was earlier scheduled to be conducted on June 6, 2020. The new test dates along with other changes in the schedule for admissions will be announced later after re-assessment of the situation.

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NEST 2020 ExamPostponed; Dates to be notified later
Last Date to ApplyJune 7, 2020 June 14, 2020
EligibilityCheck here
How to ApplyKnow Here

NEST 2020: Syllabus | Pattern

Other major examinations have also been postponed including JEE Main and CBSE board examinations. Read JEE Main 2020 and CBSE Board exams Postponed.

Other Postponed Exams:

Where and How to Apply

NEW: Check detailed steps for filling Application Form here.

  1. Candidates must fill-up the online application form through NEST website.
  2. Register and log in to fill the personal details and educational qualifications.
  3. Upload passport-sized image and signature.
  4. Pay the application fee through Online Payment.
  5. Save application summary page for future reference.


Note: Candidates need not to send any document to the NEST office in the entire application process.

Know More

The National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a Computer-Based Test for admission to the 5-year Integrated MSc programme in basic sciences – Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics – at NISER, Bhubaneswar and UM-DAE CEBS, Mumbai.

NEST 2020 Eligibility

NEST 2020 Syllabus