NEST 2018 Admit Card

NEST Admit Card 2018 - Exam will be conducted in 2 Sessions

NEST Admit Card 2018 is available to download from 25 April 2018, the download link is given on this page below. The applicants have to download the admit card for NEST in online mode only. NEST Admit Card 2018 will not be dispatched to the applicants through offline mode. Once downloaded, the candidates must keep it safe for future use. It is mandatory to bring the NEST admit card to the exam centre along with a photo identity proof issued by the Government. NEST Admit Card 2018 is available to download online only for those candidates who have successfully paid the application fee and submitted the NEST 2018 Application Form. Candidates can download the admit card by providing their user id and password. NEST 2018 is a Computer Based Test which will be conducted on 2 June 2018, from 09.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. at 109 NEST Test Centres spread in different states throughout India. 

NEST Admit Card will have the following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Photograph of the Candidate
  • Exam Name
  • Exam Date and time
  • Test Centre

Latest Update: NEST Admit Card is available to download from 25 April 2018. NEST 2018 will be conducted on 2 June 2018 (Saturday) in two different sessions.

NEST Admit Card 2018 Dates



NEST Admit Card - Released!

25 April 2018

NEST Exam Date

2 June 2018

  • Session 1: (9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
  • Session 2: (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)


NEST Admit Card 2018 - Download Online

NEST 2018 admit card is released on 25 April 2018. To download the admit card, the candidates have to follow the given link, enter their Registered Email Id, NEST Password, and the secret code (as given therein) to download the NEST 2018 Admit Card. NEST 2018 Admit Card will contain the name, photograph, signature; the address of the test centre allotted and test date & time and all other relevant details. The link to download the admit card is given below.

Click Here to Download Admit Card

NEST Admit Card 2018 - Steps to Download

For downloading the NEST admit card 2018, candidates need to follow the given steps:

  • First of all, candidates need to click on the download here link given on this page.
  • Now enter the required details like registered email id and NEST password.
  • Now click on submit button. NEST admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Now download the admit card and take a print out of it.
  • After downloading, verify the details given on the NEST 2018 Admit Card.

Error in NEST Admit Card 2018

The candidates are required to check the relevant details on the downloaded NEST Admit Card 2018. In case of any discrepancy candidates are required to immediately bring it to the notice of the NEST office at the address given below:

 The Chief Coordinator, NEST 2018,
NISER, Institute of Physics Campus,
Sachivalaya Marg, Sainik School (PO),
Bhubaneswar – 751 005, Odisha.
Email: nest@nestexam.in


Information Available on NEST 2018 Admit Card

  • The candidates can find their Name, Application Number and the Roll number on their NEST 2018 Admit Card.
  • Test Venue/ exam centre details and the reporting time to reach the exam hall shall be clearly given on the same.
  • The general instructions to be followed in the examination hall and the do's and don'ts will also be available on the NEST 2018 Admit Card.

NEST 2018 Exam Pattern

NEST 2018 Questions will be designed to test analytic abilities and comprehension of scientific passages. Some of the questions in this section may require knowledge of class 10 Mathematics. It will be an Objective MCQ Question Type Exam and will consist of 5 sections.

  • Type of Exam: Computer Based Test (Online Exam)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Language: The test will be in English Language only.
  • Total Sections in Exam: 5 Sections
    • Section 1: General Science:  It is compulsory and will have questions on General Science. No Negative marking in this section.
    • Sections 2 to 5: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics

NEST 2018 Question Paper Pattern



Section 1: General Section (Compulsory)

30 Marks

Section 2: Biology

50 Marks

Section 3: Chemistry

50 Marks

Section 4: Mathematics

50 Marks
Section 5- Physics 50 Marks


Examination Centres

NEST 2018 Exam will be held in "Online Mode" in 109 major towns/cities in India. Each candidate must select 5 test centres while filling the application form. Here is the list of NEST 2018 Test Centre with Codes. The exam centre given will be available on NEST 2018 admit card.

NEST Merit List 2018 - Result Date

NEST Merit List of the candidates will be prepared and posted on NEST 2018 website on 18 June 2018, on the basis of performance in the NEST. The best three subject-scores along with the score in the general section will be counted for evaluation and merit list preparation. The successful candidates will be called for counselling and admission will be strictly according to the Merit List until all the seats are filled.

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