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NEST ( National Entrance Screening Test) 2020– Online Registration and Application


NEST 2020– Online Registration and Application

Introduction to NEST 2020
The National Entrance Screening Test or NEST is a compulsory online/computer based test
for admission to the five year Integrated MSc programme in Biology, Chemistry,
Mathematics and Physics, at National Institute of Science Education and Research
(NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre
for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM–DAE CEBS), Mumbai.

Eligibility criteria summary: a candidate becomes eligible for the programme when
he/she satisfies following all four criteria:
(a) Secures a position in the NEST merit list. Please refer to page 10 of this document for
the rules of merit list preparation.
(b) Pass the XII standard board examination or equivalent in the science stream in the
years 2018 or 2019 or appeared in 2020 from any recognised Higher Secondary Education
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%.
(d) Born on or after August 01, 2000. For SC/ST/Divyangjan students the limit is relaxed
by five years.

  1. Please, read the brochure carefully before filling the online application form.

2. Keep the following handy before starting registration and online application:


i. Class X marks sheet/report card/certificate
ii. Digital copy of passport size photograph in .jpeg or. Jpg format (size limit: 80 kb)
iii. Scanned image of your signature in .jpeg or .jpg format (size limit: 80 kb)


Application fee payment is collected through online payment gateway. You can
pay using debit cards/credit cards issued by all major banks or through net
banking facility.

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