New Delhi, Updated on Jan 4, 2020 11:40 IST

NEST is scheduled to be conducted on June 6, 2020. NEST application forms will be released on January 7, 2020.

NEST 2020 exam dates released

NEST admission notification has been released by the exam authorities. NEST 2020 admission portal will be launched on January 7 and the exam will be conducted in two session on June 6. Application process for National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) will start from January 7, 2020 onwards.

NEST 2020 is conducted jointly by Mumbai University – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS), Mumbai and National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar.

Important Dates for NEST 2020

Candidates can go through the list of important exam events and related dates for NEST 2020 in the table below:

NEST Exam Events

NEST Exam Date (2020)

Release of admission notification

January 4

Launch of official website

January 7

Availability of online application form

January 7

Last date for filling application form

April 3

Download admit card

April 24

NEST exam date

June 6

Session 1: 9 am to 12:30 pm

Session 2: 2 pm to 5:30 pm

Declaration of result

June 16

NEST 2020 Application Fee

Candidates are informed that they need to pay the below mentioned application fee for NEST 2020.

Category NEST 2020 Application Fee (in Rs)
Male (General/ OBC) 1,200
Male (SC/ ST) 600
Female (all categories) 600
Divyang category 600

NEST exam is conducted to shortlist aspirants for admission in Master of Science (MSc) courses offered in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics offered at University of Mumbai and NISER Bhubaneswar.

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