NEST Application Form 2023 (Closed) – Detailed Procedure

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NEST 2023 Application Form


Application form for NEST 2023 is now closed.

Registrations will begin on February 27, 2023. The last date for filling up the Application Form including payment is May 17, 2023 May 24, 2023. Check other important dates here.

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How to Apply (Detailed Steps)

Step 1

Visit NEST website and click on “Apply Online”.

NOTE: If you face any error on visiting the NEST website, you can directly visit the NEST Registration link here.


Step 2

Enter your Personal details including your Name, Date of Birth, Class X Roll Number, Gender, Mobile & Email address and Click on Register.


Step 3

You’ll be prompted with Alert box mentioning “Information once submitted cannot be modified.” Click on “Ok”.


Step 4

You’ll receive an email with subject “Successful Registration for NEST” containing your Application Sequence Number/ User Id and Password for NEST Application.


Step 5

Visit NEST website and click on “Already Registered [Click Here to Login]”.

NOTE: If you face any error on visiting the NEST website, you can directly visit the NEST Login link here.


Step 6

Enter your User Id & Password (as received on Email) and click on Login.


Step 7

Dashboard screen will be displayed. Click on “Go to Application” to continue filling Application Form.


Step 8

Application Form will be displayed with pre-filled details. Enter the remaining Personal details.


Step 9

Enter the Guardian details and choose 5 preferences for Exam city. Then click on “Save and Next”.


Step 10

Next step requires the candidate to upload images. Once you’re ready with the scanned image of your passport-size photograph and your signature, move to next step.

Enter your Qualification details and Upload your scanned Photograph and Signature in JPG format. The scanned Photograph and Signature file size must be less than 80KB. Then click on “Save and Next”.


Step 11

Enter the security verification characters as shown on the screen, check the “I Agree” checkbox and click on Submit.


Step 12

Candidate will be redirected to Payment Gateway. Candidates can pay the Fees online using Debit card/ Credit card/ Net Banking.

Step 13

After a successful payment, save the generated confirmation page for future use. The Application is not complete until the confirmation page is generated.

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 2023 Eligibility

NEST 2023 Syllabus