Privacy Policy: NEST respects your right to privacy. When you go for online applications in the NEST official website, the following information will be collected from you: your computer/network's IP.; your email address and messages when you electronically communicate with us; brief academic & personal details; soft copies of photo & signature. Your information is kept confidential, unaltered and will be used only by NISER and UM-DAE CEBS. NEST does not disclose/sell any personally identifiable information collected at this site to other organisations except for the name and/or photo of the top scorer which may be disclosed to the media on request.

Disclaimer: The official website for NEST is All the contents of the site are for general information or use. NEST will not be liable for any damages arising from the use of this site. The copyright of the proprietary material contained in this website remains solely with NEST. The application portal (maintained by TCS-iON) which shows up after clicking 'Apply ONLINE' is SSL secured (see the https in the address bar). NEST does not collect/save the sensitive information needed for online payment of fees and thus does not endorse/accept any responsibility for the same.

Refund Policy: No refund will be entertained for the exam fee once paid successfully. Please mention correct values for gender and reservation category in online application form which are the factors for finding the amount to be paid. If at all wrong values were fed, then underpayment will reject your application before generation of admit cards. However, applications with overpayment will be accepted without refund of balance amount.