The National Institute of Science and Education Research Bhubaneswar (NISER) and the University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UMDAE CBS) will release the NEST 2021 application form on the official website on 24 February 2021.
Candidates can fill out the application form by 30 April 2021. The admit card will be available until 20 May 2021. The exam will be conducted on 14 June 2021 in two sessions – session 1 (9 am – 12:30 pm); session 2 – (2 pm – 5:30 pm). The exam is given by those who wish to take admission in MSc programmes offered by the National Institute of Science and Education Research Bhubaneswar (NISER) and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences.
The exam pattern has also changed this year compared to previous years. The question paper will consist of only four sections – Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, each section carrying 50 marks and the General section has been removed from the paper. Refer to the given table to check the essential details.
|Availability of application form||24 February 2021|
|Last date to fill out the application form||30 April 2021|
|Admit card download||20 May 2021|
|Date of examination||14 June 2021 (new date)|
|Results date||30 June 2021|
How to Fill Out the NEST 2021 Application Form?
The application form will be released on 24 February 2021 at nestexam.in the official website. Interested students can register for the exam on the official website and perform the following steps to submit the application form.
- Visit the official website – nestexam.in
- Find and search for the link to fill out the application form.
- Enter the requisite details – candidate’s name, personal details, academic records, etc.
- After filling and verifying all the details, pay the application fee via net banking, credit/debit card.
- Click on the submit button.
- Download the receipt for future reference.