NEST 2016 Notification Application Form Exam Date Eligibility Criteria


NEST 2016    

NEST 2016
NEST 2016: National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai has released the notification regarding the NEST application form. This organization will be conducting the NEST (National Entrance Screening Test) 2016 for those students who wanted to get admission to various research programmes offered by the above universities. Every year thousand of candidates appear this test in the month of May. Interested candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria must apply for NEST 2016 Exam before the last date.

NEST 2016

Organization name
National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER)
Exam Name
National Entrance Screening Test
last date to apply
March 2016

Gathered all details about NEST 2016 from the below framed page by the team of privatejobshub.

NEST 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

To appear this NEST candidate must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
  • Candidates must be passed 12th examination from any government recognized university.
  • Candidates must have scored at least 60% marks in 12th examination (55% in case of SC/STPD).
  • Candidates appearing the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply for NEST 2016 Entrance Exam.

Age Limitation:
  • Candidates in General and OBC category should be born on or after July 15, 1996.
  • Age limit is relaxable by 05 years for SC/ ST/ Physically Disabled (PD) candidates.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their marks obtained in NEST test.

Applying Procedure for NEST Application Form :

For Online Mode:
  • Candidates are first required to visit the NEST’s website which is and read the entire instructions carefully before starting filling the online application.
  • If you are new user, then you should have to register yourselves by entering your Name, E-mail, mobile number and password.
  • A login ID and password will be generated after the registration. Now use your login ID and password to start applying process.
  • Then press the "Apply Online" button and read all the instruction carefully and provide valid details required in the application form
  • Now proceed for the next page where you need to upload the scanned passport size photograph and sign. All documents should be JPEG files.
  • Choose the payment mode of application fee and do the payment
  • Verify all the information in the application form before submission
  • Take the print out of NEST application form 2016 for further use.

For Offline Mode:

Off-line application is to be filled on a prescribed form, which can be obtained from the NEST office on payment (through DD only) of the requisite application fee. The request for the application form along with the demand draft (DD) must reach the NEST office (address given in next page) on or before the closure date.


The Chief Coordinator, NEST 2015,
NISER, Institute of Physics Campus,
Sachivalaya Marg, Sainik School (PO),
Bhubaneswar – 751 005, Odisha

NEST 2016 Significant Dates:

Starting date for NEST 2016 registration process
January 2016
End date for receipt application & Demand Draft for online mode
February 2016
Last date for receipt of completed Offline Application form
March 2016
NEST 2016 online application process closes on
March 2016
Downloading of NEST 2016 admit cards starts from
April 2016
NEST 2016 Examination date
May 2016
Announcement of NEST result 2016
June 2016


Candidates are suggested to visit the Official Link to know more details about eligibility and procedure. For any query or information regarding to NEST 2016 Application Form, leave a comment in below comment box. Given Dates are tentative; when the official notification gets released we will update the same here.

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