To apply for NEST-2013, candidates can fill-up application form either online (preferably) or offline.
Online application — Candidates may go to the NEST-2013 www.nestexam.in and follow the instruction to fill-up the online application form. Photo and signature of the candidate are also required to be uploaded. To pay application fees, option for payment by Demand Draft and Electronic Transfer will be asked from which any one mode of payment has to be selected. The amount of application fees and details of each of these mode of payments are given below. To complete the application procedure, the DD number / transaction details of Electronic Transfer has to be furnished. The DD for application fee must be sent by post, preferably speed post, to the Chief Coordinator at the address below on or before the last date of application. In case of any difficulty or need for guidance, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org stating clearly the problem(s) encountered. Incomplete application in any respect will be summarily rejected. Online application opens on January 07, 2013 and last date of application is March 08, 2013.
Offline application — Candidates may send request letter to the Chief Coordinator NEST-2013 at the address below for paper-copy of the application form. The candidate should fill up the form, attach photo, sign and return the completed application form along with the application fees (in the form of DD) to the Chief Coordinator by post, preferably speed post. Incomplete application form or form without DD will be summarily rejected. The last date for requesting paper application form is February 20, 2013 and last date for receiving application is March 08, 2013.
Application Fee — The application fee for the male candidates of General / OBC category is Rs 700. The
application fee for SC/ST/PD and all female candidates is Rs 350. The fee can be paid either by Demand
Draft or Electronic Transfer
Ø Demand Draft — DD for required amount may be made from any bank and should be drawn in favour of The Chief Coordinator, NEST-2013 and payable at Bhubaneswar. Candidate must write her/his name and application number on the back of the DD. The DD has to be sent preferably by speed post at the address given below and must reach on or before March 08, 2013.
Ø Electronic Transfer — The candidate may transfer the required amount electronically to NEST-2013 account from any bank. After the transfer is complete, candidate must enter the transfer details in appropriate place in online application form (for online application) or printed application form (for offline application). The transfer should be made to:
Account name: NISER - NEST
Account number: 147601000015979
Bank name & branch: Indian Overseaes Bank, Chandrasekharpur Branch (Bhubaneswar)
IFSC / RTGS code: IOBA 0001476
Applications incomplete in any respect or not accompanied by requisite fee will not be accepted
Admit card — The admit card for NEST-2013 will be available for downloading and dispatch from April 08, 2013. The recommended method for obtaining admit card is downloading from NEST website, particularly for those who have applied online. Admit cards will be sent by post to the mailing address of the candidates who have applied offline. It is, therefore, important that the postal address with pincode in offline paper application form be clearly and correctly written. Please note that NEST office will not be responsible if admit card fails to reach the candidate in time because of postal delay or incorrect mailing address. In case the admit card is not received by May 01, 2013, the NEST office at the address given below must be notified. It may be posible to re-send the admit card but only electronically if email address of the candidate is provided. Safe-keeping of the admit card is strongly advised because the successful candidates have to produce the admit card in original during the counselling and admission.
Address for correspondence
The request for paper application form, completed paper application form, Demand Draft and any NEST-
2013 related queries by postal mail must be sent at —
The Chief Coordinator, NEST-2013
NISER, Institute of Physics Campus
Sachivalaya Marg, P.O. Sainik School
Bhubaneswar – 751005, Odisha.
For any queries requiring quicker response, contact at —
Phone: (0674) 230 4036