NEST Counselling 2019
Sherin Tressa, 02 Nov 2018, #NEST

NEST Counselling 2019 - The National Institute of Science Education and Research and Centre for Excellence in Basic Science - University of Mumbai will conduct the NEST 2019 counselling process by the first week of July 2019. The counselling of NEST 2019 will be conducted after the merit list of NEST 2019 is released. NEST counselling 2019 is the document verification process where the documents of the qualified candidates will be verified. After the document verification process of NEST is completed candidates will be allotted admissions to the programmes they have been called for. Candidates must note that they will be called for the NEST 2019 counselling completely based on the merit list released. The Counselling of NEST 2019 will be conducted in two rounds. The conducting body will release the list of candidates for the second round according to the vacancy of seats after the first counselling round is completed. Read more to check the counselling process of NEST 2019. 

NEST Counselling 2019 - Important Dates



NEST 2019

June 1, 2019

NEST 2019 Result

June 17, 2019

NEST 2019 Counselling Registration starts

Second week of July 2019

Online registration closes

Last week of June 2019

1st Round Counselling starts

Last week of June 2019

Last date to withdraw admissions

First week of July 2019

1st Round Counselling for CEBS 

First week of July 2019

Instructions for NEST Counselling 2019 - Round 1

Candidates who have qualified NEST 2019 will be called for counselling based on the merit list released. 

To appear for the counselling procedure candidates need to first register themselves for the counselling round. The registration for NEST counselling 2019 will begin in the second week of June 2019. 

After the registration is complete candidates have to take a print out of the following forms which will be available online.

  • Student Personal Details

  • Student Medical History

  • Undertaking by the student and parent/guardian

  • Format of Affidavit [anti-ragging] by Student and Parent/Guardian.

Candidates need to fill out these forms and submit them during the counselling procedure. 

Candidates must note that the first round of counselling will continue until all seats are filled or the admission queue prepared based on attendance of candidates on the day of counselling is exhausted

Documents to be submitted for NEST Counselling 2019

Candidates called for the document verification process of NEST 2019 need to submit the following documents along with attested copies of the same.

  • Class 10 marksheet (Along with a photocopy)

  • Class 12 mark sheet or provisional mark sheet (Along with a photocopy)

  • Category certificate (Along with a photocopy)

  • Transfer certificate

  • Conduct certificate

  •  FOUR passport size colour photographs 

Candidates also need to draw a Demand Draft of Rs. 17,950 for General and OBC category students and Rs. 10,450 for students of SC and ST category, in favour of NISER, payable at Bhubaneswar.

NEST counselling 2019 - Withdrawal of admission and second Counselling 

Candidates who have been admitted at NISER and wish to withdraw their admission must do so by the first week of July 2019 either by coming in person or by sending email with the following details

  • Name

  • Date of birth

  • Roll and application numbers 

  • Counselling venue

  • Class XII board exam percentage

After the first round of NEST 2019 counselling and withdrawal deadline is complete the instirute will release a waiting list. 

Seats which remain vacant by the first week of July 2019 will be filled in as per the waiting list to Candidates must note that the names of the waiting list candidates will be announced on the website. 

The dates for the second round of counselling will be released by the institutes separately on their websites.

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To check the list of admitted candidates through NEST 2019 : Click here (Link will be activated soon)
Candidates called for the NEST 2019 counselling mmust make sure to attend the counselling process without fail. Those candidates who fail to attend the counselling will not be considered for admissions

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