Last updated: 30 March 2023
The National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) has announced the commencement of its 2023 entrance exam for admission to the Integrated M.Sc courses in various prestigious institutions across India. This exam serves as a gateway for admission to the five-year integrated M.Sc program in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.
The application process for NEST 2023 has begun, and interested candidates can register online until the deadline of May 17, 2023. The exam is scheduled to take place on 24 June 2023, across 90 cities in India.
NEST 2023 is conducted by the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar, and the University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS), Mumbai.
This exam is designed to assess the candidate’s aptitude in science and mathematics, and a successful score can lead to admission to one of the top institutions in India for science education.
National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)
NEST Admission 2023 Entrance Exam
|Important Dates||Application Fee|
|• Application Start: 27-02-2023|
• Last Date Apply Online: 17-05-2023
• Last Date Fee Payment: 17-05-2023
• Admit Card: Available Soon
• Exam Date: 24 June 2023
|• Gen / OBC / EWS: Rs. 1200/-|
• SC / ST / PH: Rs. 600/-
• All Females: Rs.600/-
You can easily pay your examination fee online using your debit card, credit card, or net banking. It’s quick and convenient!
NEST Admission 2023 Entrance Exam Age Limit
Are you planning to pursue an Integrated MSc program at NISER/CEBS? If you belong to the General or OBC category, you must have been born on or after August 01, 2003, to be eligible for admission. However, if you belong to the SC/ST/Divyangjan category, you can avail of a relaxation of 5 years in the age limit. Here’s a table summarizing the age eligibility criteria:
|Category||Born on or after||Age relaxation|
|General and OBC||August 01, 2003||None|
|SC/ST/Divyangjan||August 01, 1998||5 years|
We hope this information helps you determine your eligibility for the program.
NEST Admission 2023 Seat Details
Total Seats: 257
|05 Year Integrated M.Sc. Program||General||101||23||10+2 Intermediate Passed / Appeared with PCM or PCB Group of Subjects Candidates with At Least 60% Marks.|
To check the Exam center and all other info about exams and rules or eligibility, it is recommended to follow the notification below as compared to other non-official sites.
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How to Fill out the online form for the Nest Admission 2023?
Here are the steps to fill out the NEST 2023 application form:
- Registration: Visit the official website of NEST 2023 and click on the ‘Apply Online’ link. Enter your details such as name, email address, mobile number, etc., and submit the registration form.
- Filling out the Application Form: After successful registration, log in with your credentials and fill in the required details such as personal information, academic qualification, and other relevant details.
- Uploading Documents: Upload scanned copies of your passport-sized photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
- Payment of Application Fee: After filling in all the details, pay the application fee using the online payment gateway.
- Submitting the Application Form: After payment, review all the details filled in the application form and submit the form.
- Downloading the Application Form: After successful submission of the application form, download and take a printout of the same for future reference.
Note: It is advised to read the instructions and eligibility criteria carefully before filling out the NEST 2023 application form.