Application deadline National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2021 extended

National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai Department of Atomic Energy – Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS), Mumbai has extended the application deadline for the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2021. As per the notification, candidates can now apply online till 10 May 2021. Earlier, the last date to apply was April 30, 2021.


Candidates who have passed Senior Secondary / Intermediate / Higher Secondary (10 + 2) examination in Science stream in the year 2019 or 2020 from a recognized board with a minimum of 60 percent marks are eligible to apply for the National Entrance Screening Test 2021. candidates appearing in the 12th Board Examination of the year 2021 can also eligible to apply

Aspirants can fill NEST 2021 online application by visiting the official website – nestexam.in.  The NEST admit card 2021 will be now released on May 30 instead of May 20, 2021. The NEST 2021 exam will be held as per the schedule on June 14. The result of NEST 2021 will be announced on the official website by June 30, 2021.

NEST is a compulsory online/computer-based test conducted for admission to the five-year Integrated MSc program in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at the 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.