NEST 2020 Exam Center(Edit), Application Form: Apply Online

    Himanshi Sharma Himanshi Sharma
    Exam Prep Master

    NISER allows candidates to change NEST 2020 exam center preferences till June 30, 2020. NEST Application Forms 2020 were available online on the official website from on January 8, 2020.  Candidates were allowed to  fill NEST 2020 Application form till June 14, 2020 (Extended).

    • There is no offline mode to apply for NEST 2020 entrance exam.
    • Students are required to fill in personal details, contact details, educational qualifications and ID proof details. Check How to Apply for NEST 2020?
    • The application fee for Male (General/OBC) is INR 1000 and for SC/ST/female/PwD candidates is INR 500.
    • Applicants are required to upload photograph and signature in the prescribed format.

    Direct Link to edit exam center in NEST 2020 Application Form

    Direct Link to fill NEST 2020 Application Form

    NEST Registration Dates

    NEST 2020 Registration Dates

    All the important dates for NEST 2020 are tabulated below. However, the below-mentioned dates are tentative and are subject to change. Students are recommended to check the official site of NEST time and again so that they are updated about the dates.

    Starting date for application formJanuary 8, 2020
    Last date to applyJune 14, 2020(Extended)
     Admit Card To be Announced
    Exam DateSeptember 29, 2020
    Result DateTo be Announced

    How to fill NEST Application Form

    How to Fill NEST 2020 Application Form?

    NEST 2020 Application Form needs to be retrieved online from the official site of NEST. It can only be filled via online mode.

    Details students fill in the application form is necessary because it will be filled in the admit card, scorecard and other important documents related to NEST 2020 by the authorities. If any given detail is found incorrect or not genuine, NEST can take appropriate actions against the student.

    NEST Application Form Steps

    Steps to fill NEST 2020 application form is listed below:

    Step 1: Registration

    • Visit the official website,
    • Register yourself by entering your basic details.
    • Click on the link you receive on your registered email address for confirmation.
    • Login with the registered email id & password.

    Step 2: Application Form Filling

    • After logging in with the registered e-mail address and password, NEST application form 2020 will then be displayed on the monitor.
    • Fill the form with valid details which includes personal details (name, gender, date of birth, religion, etc.) and educational details (address, email ID and mobile number).
    • Save and submit the form.
    • Note down the application ID.
    • Candidates will have to choose a security question-answer as per their wish and preferred examination centers.
    • Download and take a print of the application form.

    Step 3: Uploading Images and Documents

    • Upload your scanned passport size photograph & signature as per the mentioned format.
    • The resolution and sized of the scanned copy of the required documents to be uploaded should be as per NEST guidelines. System will not accept the document if the resolution and size is not as prescribed.

    Step 4: Payment of Application Fees

    • Submit your application fee via online payment gateway (Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking). This is to be noted that the fees paid are not refundable.
    • Take a printout of the confirmation page for future use.
    • Application Fee as per the category and the gender of the candidate is mentioned below:
    1. The application fee for Male (General/OBC) is INR 1000. 
    2. The fees for SC/ST/female/PD candidates is INR 500.

    NEST Application Form Details

    Details in NEST 2020 Application Form

    The various details mentioned in the application form is the tabulated format:

    Details AskedFilling Criteria
    NAMEFull name in block letters
    ACADEMIC DETAILSQualification latest to oldest
    ADDRESSPostal address
    FATHER’S NAMEFull name in block letters
    E-MAIL ADDRESSValid e-mail address
    PHONE NUMBERMobile number
    IDENTITY PROOFValid id proof

    All the details mention above are the mandatory fields without which the student will not be able to submit the application form. Apart from this, they are required to scan all the education-related documents along with the passport size photograph and signature and upload it there.

    NEST Application Form Correction

    NEST Application Form Correction

    • It is recommended for students who are appearing for NEST 2020 examination to fill the application form correctly in one go.
    • If any information that is filled by the student found incorrect or invalid, it would be considered as a serious offense by the exam organizing authority and then they have all the rights to null and void that submitted application form.
    • The reason students must fill all the correct details is that there is no correction facility provided by the conducting authority for the application form.
    • If there is any update regarding the correction with the application form, it would be announced officially by NEST on its official website.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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    Atish Sur

    Is it not for after class 12 ?

    05 Dec, 2019 12:32
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Atish, candidates who have passed intermediate with an aggregate of 55% will be considered eligible for this exam. You can check the Eligibility Criteria in detail from here.

    05 Dec, 2019 17:05
    Sasmita Bantha

    How i will edit my 10th roll no. In the registered application form

    04 Feb, 2019 14:10
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sasmita, there is no application correction facility. If there will be any update regarding the application correction facility, it would get updated by NEST on its official website.

    04 Feb, 2019 15:37

    how we get application form

    08 Jan, 2019 14:39
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Swathi, Steps to fill NEST 2019 application form is listed below:

    Step 1: Registration

    • Visit the official website,
    • Register yourself by entering your basic details.
    • Click on the link you receive on your registered email address for confirmation.
    • Login with the registered email id & password.

    08 Jan, 2019 18:24

    what is the photo size for apply for this test?

    14 Jan, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Abhiram, Properly scanned and cropped passport size photograph should be uploaded for NEST examination.

    19 May, 2018 15:37

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