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NEST 2018 Application Form Details

NEST 2018, candidates must fill–up the online application form through  www.nestexam.in on or after 01st January, 2018. Candidates are strongly advised to read through  the detailed online application procedure available on the website. Online application process  closes on 5th March, 2018. There is no offline application mode available for NEST 2018.

NEST 2018 Application Fee

The application fee for the male candidates of General and OBC categories is Rs.100/–. The application fee for candidates in the SC / ST / PD categories and for all female candidates is Rs.500/–. Payments can be made using credit card / debit card / net–banking of more than 40 banks through online payment gateway

NEST 2018 Mode of Payment

Demand Draft : DD for required amount may be prepared from any bank and should be drawn in favour of the NISER NEST and payable at Bhubaneswar. Candidate must write her / his name and application number at the back of the DD before dispatching. The DD should be sent along with a printout of the application summary obtained at the end of the application process. Please DO NOT staple the DD with the summery page. The DD has to be sent preferably by speed post at the address given below and must reach NEST office.

Online payment portal : The multi – modal payment portal offers payment by credit card / debit card / net-banking of multiple banks. A detailed step – by – step instruction for payment through online portal is available on www.nestexam.in and also inside the online application page for NEST 2018. Candidates opting for online payment need not send any document to NEST office ( initiative ) and hence online payment is highly recommended.

Address for Correspondence :  

NEST–2018 related queries be addressed to

by postal mail:

The Chief Coordinator, NEST 2018
UM-DAE CEBS, Anna Bhau Sathe Bhavan,
University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari Campus,
Kalina, Mumbai – 400098, Maharashtra, India

by e-mail to: nest@nestexam.in (for a quicker response e-mail is recommended)

The official website of NEST 2018 is : www.nestexam.in

For any query requiring quicker response, please contact at :

Phone : (0674) 2494360 (Mon–Fri, 10:00–13:00 & 14:30–17:00)
Email : nest@nestexam.in.

NOTE : separate e-mail addresses will be provided on the online application portal for help with online application process and fee payment. Applicants are advised to use those email addresses for help with filling in online application and issues with admit card download online.

Important Dates of NEST 2018

Start of Online application for NEST 201801st January, 2018 ( First Monday of January )
Closing of Online application05th March, 2018 ( First Monday of March )
Download of Admit Card begins25th April, 2018
NEST 2018 examination02nd June, 2018 - Saturday ( Last Saturday of June ) ( Hour of examination: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM )
Announcement of results on NEST website18th June, 2018 ( Third Monday of June )

67 thoughts on “NEST Application Form 2018

  1. i have not filled the nest form till 14 march can i fill it now at any cost online or offline

  2. I want to apply online application form , where and on which site I can get a form for NEST. plz inform as soon as posible

  3. sir please do inform me the updates of the nest exam and i want an online application form.please to send to my mail

  4. sir, i would like to khow that, whether i have to send my online application print
    out copy i.e. hard copy to the chief coordinator nest 2014, bhubaneswar. My online application no. is 14112695. regards

  5. Respected sir,
    I had registered for nest exam subjected to application formno.090367 dated.24.02.2012 centre NAGPUR(MAHARASHTRA).But i did’nt receive my admit card yet.
    Kindly provide me with the relevant details and required formalities to be carried further at the earnest.I would be very thankful for the same.

  6. sir i had registered, but i want confirm mail from u to apply in online . so please send my conformation through mail as early as possible

  7. It is given that dd must be drawn in the name of NEST.Is we need to write in the NEST Only to whome we take DD?

  8. please give reply to my mail fastly whether my
    on-line duly filled up application form number-08071 along with the demand draft no.244687 for Rs.600/= as application fee sent on18-02-2012, by regd. post vide postal reciept no.4729, whether recieved by the Chief Coordinator, NEST-2012, National Institute of Science Education and Research, Institute of Physics Campus,Bhubsneswar-751005,and also the status of the said application.

  9. how to download the form of nest entrance exam 2012?can the appearing candidate of class 12 of 2012 sit for 2012 nest exam?plz rply as fast as possible.

  10. how to download the form of nest 2012 entrance exam?can the appearing candidate of class 12 of 2012 sit for the exam in 2012?

  11. dear sir,
    sir please send me the application form to my email address as i want to join in the nest 2012 exam
    thanking you
    yours faithfully

  12. since last four days i am trying to apply on line or down load application form but i did not find any link in your site nestexam.in

  13. i am sibani panda.My application no 12888& d.d no is475202 date15.1.12 of sonepur evening branch,sonepur odisha.send my form on dt 24.1.012 by speed post.when i klik the status of form shows dd not received.pl.inform my form status.

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