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NEST 2019 Result

Last Updated - January 24, 2018

National Institute of Science Education and Research is responsible for announcing NEST Result 2019. The result will be announced in the 3rd week of June 2019 by NISER on the official website of NEST, i.e. www.nestexam.in. Candidates can check their results by logging into their accounts on the website. NEST Scorecard 2019 is a very important document and must be preserved for future use.

Following are the steps to guide-

  • Log onto the official website for National Entrance Screening Test, i.e. www.nestexam.in
  • Click on the tab for Results in the panel.
  • Fill your Date of Birth and Application Number
  • Download and save it for future use

NEST 2019 Candidates who score equal marks will have to go through the process of Normalization which is the comparing of scores. Merit list is released in the last week of June 2019 by NISER. The Counselling process is an online process and is followed by 2 rounds. It is generally held in the month of July 2019.

NEST 2019 Highlights

NEST Result 2019 will be declared in3rd week of June
NEST Cut Off 2019 will be released in4th week of June
NEST Result will be declared byNISER & UM-DAE CBS
NEST Result will be declared atwww.nestexam.in
Result will displayName, Registration number, Date of birth, Date of examination, Photograph, Score, Rank
Availability of NEST Scorecard 2019June 2019
Validity of NEST Score Card1 year

NEST 2019 Important Dates

EventDate
NEST 2019 Exam date1st week of June 2019
NEST Result Announcement3rd week of June 2019
Release of Answer Key3rd week of June 2019
Announcement of Merit List1st week of July 2019
Commencement of CounsellingJuly 2019

Candidates must note that the dates mentioned above are tentative and subject to change once the official notification for the exam is released.


How to Check NEST Result 2019?

Candidates who have appeared in NEST 2019 can check their NEST Result 2019 on the official website of National Entrance Screening Test.

Here are the steps to check the results of NEST Exam-

  • Log onto the official website for National Entrance Screening Test, i.e. www.nestexam.in
  • Click on the Results option from the panel above
  • Log into your Ids by filling your application number and date of birth
  • Locate the check result tab and click it
  • NEST Result 2019 will be displayed on screen. Download and save it for future use.

Candidates must check all the details in the scorecard are correct and download it to be produced during the NEST Counselling process. NEST 2019 scorecard is released only in the online mode and no individual scorecard will be sent to candidates under any circumstances.

The scorecard consists of the following details:

  • Name
  • Registration number
  • Date of birth
  • Date of examination
  • Photograph
  • Score
  • Rank

Normalization of NEST 2019 Scorecard

The process of normalization or tiebreaker is important when there is a problem with 2 candidates scoring the same marks

If two or more candidates will score equal marks in NEST 2019 Result, the tiebreaker rule for admissions under it which will be followed is as given below-

  • An average of 20% of the 100 best scores for each section is considered as Section–wise Minimum Admissible Score (SMAS).
  • SMAS for OBC applicants would be 90% (respective SMAS for general category students)
  • SMAS for SC/ST/PD applicants would be 50% (respective SMAS for general category students)
  • It is mandatory for a candidate to score equal to or above a total Minimum Admissible Score (MAS), to get a merit rank.

As the merit list calculation will be done on marks that a candidate scores in the general section and in best three subject sections, the ‘total’ marks for NEST–2019 becomes 180 (30 + 50 x 3 = 180).


NEST 2019 Answer Key

NEST 2019 Answer Key is likely to be released in the 3rd week of June 2019. The Answer Key will be released for all the 4 sections for different subjects. NEST 2019 Answer Key will release by NISER in the online mode and the candidates can download the answer key and check their answers.

Here are the steps to guide you in downloading the answer key-

  • Log onto the official website for National Entrance Screening Test .
  • Click on the ‘Results’ section of the panel.
  • Click on the Answer option available and choose your subject.
  • Match it with your answers and know the correct and incorrect responses.

NEST 2019 Merit List

National Institute of Science Education and Research will prepare a merit list based on the cut-off score of NEST 2019. Merit list is released in the last week of June on the website for National Entrance Screening Test.

Only the candidates qualifying in NEST 2019 will be allowed to take part in the Counselling procedure and the seats will be allotted according to the candidate’s rank and preference.

Here is the sample Merit list for the previous year-

CategoryQualifying Score
General90
Scheduled Caste (SC)50
Scheduled Tribe (ST)50
PD (part of other categories)50

Tie Breaker of Scores

In case two applicants score same marks in the examination, the following method will be followed for breaking the tie.

  • Candidates with a higher score in the general section will get a better rank.
  • If it still does not resolve the issue, the scores achieved in the other sections will also be compared with the candidate having a higher score in any of the subject section would get a better rank.
  • If the tie still persists, then it will be broken by considering the marks obtained in class 12th and date of birth in that order, during the time of admission/counselling.

NEST 2019 Counselling

NEST 2019 Counselling will be conducted for candidates who manage to score as per the merit list. Counselling for NEST 2019 will be conducted in offline mode and has 2 rounds to clear.

Round 1

  • A new and modified merit list is prepared on the basis of original merit list considering points from NISER and CBS
  • Admissions are done strictly on the basis of the Merit List

Round 2

  • Candidates are admitted to the seats that are left vacant after the first round of counselling.
  • Other participating institutes will announce the names of waitlisted candidates on their official website respectively

Candidates need to bring the following documents along during the counselling process-

  • All mark sheets/grade reports and certificates
  • Original of Class X and XII
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Character Certificate from School.
  • In case the candidate belongs to SC, ST or non-creamy layer of OBC categories, Original caste Certificate as per Central Govt. is required.
  • Medical Certificate should be presented if the candidate is Physically Challenged (PC). It should be issued by Medical Officer of any Government Hospital with description of the kind and the degree of disability.
  • In case, Date of Birth is not mentioned in Class X Certificate, Date of Birth (DOB) Certificate is required for the same.
  • Original e- Admit Card, counselling letter from ICAR should also be present with the candidate.
  • Four recent and clear passport size coloured photographs need to be submitted. They should have candidates name and date mentioned at the back.
  • Domicile certificate.
  • Authority letter/undertaking in the prescribed format (Annexure-III of IB), if the applicant is incapable of attending the counselling personally.
  • Demand Draft in favour of NISER, payable at Bhubaneswar, or in favour of CBS, payable at Mumbai, wherever candidates are appearing for NEST 2019 counselling.

NEST 2019 Result FAQs

Ques. Is there any other method to check NEST 2019 Result?

Ans. No, there isn’t any other method to check the results. The results are available online on the official website of NEST and no scorecard will be sent to any candidate in an offline mode.

Ques. Where can I get admission after appearing in NEST 2019?

Ans. National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar or

University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS).

Ques. Do I need to send the hard copies of the application summary and DD to NEST office?

Ans. Yes. It is mandatory if only you are paying by DD. Please take a printout of your application summary. Do write your name and application number on the back side of DD before sending them.

Ques. From where would I get the SB Collect reference number?

Ans. The SB Collect reference number is available on the receipt that is generated after payment (looks like: DUxxxxxxxx, 8 digits after DU).

Ques. Is there a provision for rechecking of Exam?

Ans. No, there is no such service available for any candidate under any circumstances.


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