NEST 2024 Exam Dates: Result (Jul 12), Final Answer Key, Counselling & Seat Allotment Dates

National Entrance Screening Test 2024 ( NEST )

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Updated on Jul 12, 2024 16:37 IST

The NEST 2024 results were announced on July 12, 2024. Earlier the exam officials were to release the NEST result 2024 on July 10, 2024. Test takers will be able to download their NEST 2024 scorecard by visiting the official website and logging in to their registered accounts. 

The NEST 2024 counselling process is anticipated to start in the second week of July 2024, tentatively. The exam officials will soon be sharing the counselling details on the official website. NISER and UM DAE CEBS will be starting their counselling process separately and candidates can check the details on the NEST official website.

NISER and UM-DEA CEBS, the examination conducting body had released the NEST 2024 Answer key on July 5, 2024. The NEST Provisional Answer Key contains the solutions to questions that were asked in the NEST 2024 question paper.

The NEST important dates include the application form dates, application correction dates, admit card dates, exam dates, answer key dates, result dates, counselling dates, and all other important dates. This year NEST exam will be conducted for a total of 257 seats

Get all the information about the NEST 2024 exam dates by reading the article in detail. 

Latest Updates:

Q:   Is NEST 2024 registration date extended?

A:

Yes, the authorities extended the last date to apply online for NEST 2024 exam. Earlier the last date for NEST 2024 registration was May 31, 2024, but now applicants can fill the online form till June 3, 2024. 

After the NEST 2024 registration is over, students will be able to make the correction. 

 

Q:   When did NEST application form 2024 release?

A:

The application form of NEST 2024 was released by exam conducting authorities on the official website on April 3, 2024. Applicants are advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling the form. 

Earlier the NEST 2024 application form was about to be released on March 30, 2024 but later it was postponed. Students must check the details of all other important events such as admit card date, exam date, answer key date and result dates.

 

Q:   When did NEST 2024 notification release?

A:

NISER, Bhubaneshwar and UM-DAE CEBS, Mumbai released the notification on March 27, 2024 on the official website. Along with notification it also released the NEST exam flyer. 

The notification was released in online mode on the official website. Along with release of the notification the exam conducting authorities also released the application form to register for the exam on April 3, 2024

Applicants are advised to keep checking official website or NEST 2024 page to be updated about the events and accordingly prepare for the exam.

 

Q:   What is the eligibility for NEST exam?

A:

The NEST 2024 eligibility criteria is defined on both basis age wise as well education wise.

Admissions in NISER, Bhubaneswar and UM-DAE CEBS, Mumbai are done based on a candidate's score in the NEST exam. Candidates who have passed Class XII from the Science stream are eligible to apply for the NEST exam. 

Candidates should pass Class XII in Science stream from a recognised board in India with at least 60% aggregate marks (55% for SC/ ST/ PWD category candidates). Candidates should have passed Class XII either last year or will pass this year.

 

NEST 2024 Exam Schedule

The exact timing and session for the exam will be notified in the official notification only but as per previous year trends, there will be two sessions of the NEST 2024 exam on the same day and the expected exam timings are mentioned below:

Session details  Exam timings  Reporting timings
Session I 9 AM to 12:30 PM By 8 AM
Session II  2.30 PM to 6:00 PM By 1:30 PM

 

Q:   What will be the timing to appear in NEST 2024 exam?

A:

The NEST 2024 exam will be conducted in to two shifts. The first shift exam will be held in between 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and second shift exam will take place between 2:30 to 6:00 pm. 

Applicnats who want to appear in the exam must ensure that they reach the exam hall before the time and leave once the exam is over and they submit their copy to the authorities. 

 

Q:   At what time do I need to go to exam centre if my exam starts at 9:30 AM?

A:

If NEST exam begins at 9:30 AM then normally the reporting time is mentioned in the admit card is 8:00 AM. But many a times students gets confused with the name and location of exam centre. 

Hence it is advisable to reach the exam centre in the time. Atleast 10-15 minutes before the reporting time mentioned in the admit card. 

As late enteries will not be entertained and in that case applicants might waste one year if he/she is not permitted to enter to the exam hall. 

 

NEST 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of NEST 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

12 Jul '24

NEST 2024 Exam Result

05 Jul '24

NEST 2024 Provisional Answer Key

05 Jul '24 -

07 Jul '24

NEST 2024 Answer Key Objection Window

NEST 2024 Exam Dates and Events

The important events related to NEST 2024 are mentioned below.

NEST 2024 Application Process: The NEST 2024 Application form dates are released by the official authority through online mode. The online application was started on April 3, 2024, and candidates were supposed to fill the application form by the last date, which was June 3, 2024. The NEST 2024  application form was available in an online mode on the official website of the exam.

Candidates are required to first register by providing their personal and educational details. After receiving the NEST 2024 registration credentials via email and SMS, they had to login again and fill up the NEST application form with the rest of the personal, academic details, exam city preference, course preference and document upload. After all details on the NEST application form were filled, candidates needed to pay the application fee. Candidates could make the payment of the NEST 2024 application fee in online (through credit/ debit card/net banking) mode.

Step by Step Process For NEST Application Form 2024

 

NEST 2024 Admit Card: The NEST 2024 Admit Card was released on June 20, 2024. Registered candidates can download it by entering their registration credentials. The NEST admit card carries information such as personal details, exam date and time, exam center address and exam day guidelines and instructions. NEST admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the exam center. The NEST admit card 2024 will available only online, and candidates must preserve it until the exam's counselling or admission process is complete. 

NEST 2024 Exam: The NEST 2024 Exam was conducted successfully on June 30,2024. Candidates can also go through the all the important inofrmation of NEST 2024 examination from below:

NEST 2024 Answer Key: The answer keys of NEST 2024 would be sent to candidates' registered email addresses along with their answer scripts. Candidates can check the correct answer and calculate their estimated score and hence gauge their admission chances to the NEST participating institutes through email

NEST 2024 Result: NEST 2024 Result will be declared on July 12,2024. NEST merit list/ result will include the roll numbers and/or names of candidates qualifying for the integrated MSc entrance exam. Candidates will have to download their scorecards by entering their login credentials. The scorecard carries the information on sectional and overall scores, percentile and All India Rank (AIR). The scorecards should also be preserved till the NEST 2024 admission process will be over.

NEST 2024 Counselling: Candidates who will qualify the exam will be considered eligible to participate in the NEST 2024 counselling process. The counselling process for NEST 2024 will be conducted in three rounds. Qualifying candidates would have to upload documents that are verified by the officials and seats will be allotted to them. They have to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) and pay the requisite fee to complete the admission process. At the end of the counselling process, NISER Bhubaneswar and CEBS Mumbai will release separate institute-wise merit lists.

Q:   What will be the last date to pay the NEST application fee?

A:

Candidates could pay the application fee of NEST 2024 till the last date as mentioned in the official notification.

After all details on the NEST application form will be filled, candidates need to pay the application fee. Candidates could make the payment of the NEST 2024 application fee in online (through credit/ debit card/net banking) mode.

After the payment is done, applicants need to download the recipt of payment for future use. 

 

Q:   What items do I need to carry while appearing for NEST exam?

A:

Applicants are advised to reach the exam centre along with the below mentioned items. 

  • NEST 2024 Admit card
  • ID proof or Admit card of 12th board exam
  • Pencil/Pen

Students must note that no electronic gadgets will be premissible to the exam hall. Hence they need not to carry anything. Along with this applicants are advised to reach the exam hall before the mentioned time in the admit card. 

 

Q:   Who will release NEST 2024 Admit Card?

A:

The hall ticket of NEST 2024 will be released by NISER, Bhubaneswar and UM–DAE CEBS, Mumbai. The admit card will be released in online mode.  Applicants who have successfully filled the application form will be able to download the admit card by entering login credentials. i.e user ID & pwd. 

The exact dates of release of NEST admit card is out on March 10, 2024. It will be out on June 15, 2024 on the officical website.

 

NEST 2024 FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions of NEST Important Dates

Q:   When will the NEST 2024 result be announced?

A:

The NEST 2024 Result was announced on July 12, 2024. Earlier the exam officials mentioned the NEST 2204 result date as July 10, 2024 which was later postponed. The result was out on the official website. 

NEST merit list/ result carries the roll numbers and/or names of candidates qualifying for the integrated MSc entrance exam. Candidates will have to download their scorecards by entering their login credentials. 

 

 

Q:   When will NEST 2024 application process starting?

A:

The National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2024 application form date has been announced on March 10, 2024. The NEST application process has been started done from April 3, 2024 to May 31, 2024.

NEST 2024 registration process will be completely online. Aspirants who will be appearing for the examination are advised to check the eligibility criteria conscientiously before applying for the application form. The online application window is expected to remain open for a period of a month or so. The application fee for nest will be paid online, through Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking or UPI.

 

Q:   When will the admit cards of NEST 2024 exam be released?

A:

The NEST 2024 admit card will be released on June 15, 2024. The exact dates are out on the official website on March 10, 2024 in online mode. 

Registered candidates can download it by entering their registration credentials. The NEST 2024 admit card includes information such as personal details, exam date and time, exam center address and exam day guidelines and instructions. 

In case of any discrepancy in the admit card, applicants are advised to immediately contact to the exam conducting authority to get it rectified. 

 

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The following are the details mentioned in the NEST 2024 result pdf:

  • Candidate's name
  • Roll Number
  • Total Marks
  • Percentile
  • Merit Rank
  • Category
  • J & K/ Ladakh Rank
  • Divyangjan Rank

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Manisha Kumari

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Answered 5 days ago

NEST 2024 result was released on July 12, 2024. The exam was conducted for the candidates who wish to get enrol in the integrated MSc degree programme offered by NISER and UM-DAE CEBS institutions. 

In order to download the NEST 2024 results candidates need to have the following details handy:

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Manisha Kumari

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Answered 2 weeks ago

Yes, CEBS Mumbai accepts NEST for Integrated MSc programme. Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai University conducts NEST in collaboration with NISER Bhubaneshwar. NEST is an online test conducted once in a year. The NEST syllabus is designed to cover the core

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Nishtha Shukla

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Answered a month ago

Yes, the authorities extended the last date to apply online for NEST 2024 exam. Earlier the last date for NEST 2024 registration was May 31, 2024, but now applicants can fill the online form till June 3, 2024. 

After the NEST 2024 registration is over, students will be able to make the correction. 

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