• 03 January 2019

National Entrance Screening Test 2019 NEST 2019

Admission to 5-years Integrated M.Sc programmes in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at NISER (Bhubneswar) and UM-DAE CEBS (Mumbai)

National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a compulsory test for admission to the 5-years Integrated M.Sc. Programme in basic science - Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and physics at National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER)Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai – Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS), Mumbai. NSET 2019 will be conducted in around 90 towns and cities all over india on Saturday June 1, 2019.

The candidate admitted to the programme are eligible to receive annual scholarship of Rs 60,000/- either through INSPIRE programme of Dept. of Science & Technology or DISHA programme of Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India. In addition, the scholarship receipts receive a grant of Rs 20,000 per annum for summer internship.

For detailed information on NEST 2019 application procedure and previous years question papers, please visit NEST 2019 website:


Through ONLINE portal ONLY visit to apply.

Online portal opens on Jan 07, 2019 and close on Mar 11, 2019.


ONLINE/Computer based ONLY Date of Examination: Jun 01, 2019 (Saturday)

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (1st Session)

2:30 PM - 6:00 PM (2nd Session)

Results announcement: Jun 17, 2019.

Address for Correspondence:

The chief coordinator, NEST 2019,

NISER Bhubaneswar, Jatni,

Khurda - 752 050, Odisha.



Fee Structure and Mode of payment:

Male (General/OBC Categories) : Rs 1200/-

Male (SC/ST Categories)      : Rs 600/-

Female (All Categories)       : Rs 600/-

Person with Disability        : Rs 600/-

Pay ONLY via Net-Banking/Credit/Debit cards.

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