Know all about Junior Science Talent Search Scholarship Exam

Students studying Class 9th in recognised schools of Delhi can check here all about Junior Science Talent Search Examination by Science Branch of Education, Delhi. Know here JSTS Eligibility Criteria, How to Apply, Exam Pattern and Scholarship details.

Junior Science Talent Scholarship Examination
Junior Science Talent Scholarship Examination

Science Branch of Directorate of Education, Delhi conducts Junior Science Talent Search Examination (JSTSE) for students studying in recognised schools of Delhi. The JSTS exam is conducted for awarding scholarships to the students who qualify for the competitive scholarship examination. JSTS examination is generally conducted in January every year. Students from all schools including Government Schools, Government –Aided Schools, Public schools, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Novodaya Vidyalaya or New Delhi Municipal Council Schools can participate in Junior Science Talent Search Examination. Students can check here all details regarding JSTS examination including eligibility criteria, application process, exam pattern as well as selection criteria as mentioned in this page below.

Key Features of Junior Science Talent Search Examination –

Conducting by Science Branch of Directorate of Education, Delhi

Career Counseling

Number of Scholarships 150

Selection mode Competitive exam

Exam ModePen-Paper mode


Key Dates of JSTS Examination


Important dates


Last week of August  

Application forms

The first week of November

Admit Card issue date

By the second week of January

Exam date

Last week of January (this year JSTSE was conducted on January 28, 2018

JSTS Answer Key

March 07, 2018

Result announcement for JSTS

Last week of March or by the first week of April 2018

Eligibility Criteria for JSTS Examination:

  • Students studying in Class 9th are only eligible for JSTS Examination
  • They must be studying in any recognised school of Delhi only
  • They must have scored at least 65% marks in Class 8th examinations irrespective of reserved categories

Apply here for Jamia School Admissions of Class 9th and Class 11th

How to apply for JSTS Examination?:

  • Students can apply for Junior Science Talent Search Examination in offline mode only. They can obtain the application-cum-admit-card from Head of their school as it is available with all recognised schools of Delhi.
  • Students need to fill the application form of JSTS Examination with basic details and they do not need to fill the admit card attached with.
  • After filling up the JSTS Application Form, students need to attach their photograph, as well as documents relevant for reserved category (under SC/ST/PW)
  • The application form of JSTS must be attested by the School Head/Concerned person and should be sent by post at official address of Science Branch of Directorate of Education, Delhi.

Note: The students applying for JSTS Examination need not pay any application fee, as the application form of JSTS is free of cost.

JSTS Examinatio Pattern:

Exam Pattern of JSTS Examination

Exam Mode – Pen-paper mode

Papers – two papers

Exam Timings – 50 minutes for paper 1 and 150 minutes for paper 2

Types of questions – Multiple Choice Questions

Subjects – General Knowledge and General Science and Mathematics

Total Questions – 200 questions

Total Marks – 200

Marking Scheme – For paper 1, 50 questions of one mark each and for paper 2, 150 questions of one mark each

JSTS Examination Selection Process:

  1. The students are selected for JSTS Scholarship on basis of qualifying scores obtained in both papers of JSTS Examination
  2. The students fulfilling the eligibility criteria of JSTS including qualifying score in JSTS examination, academic qualification etc. will be awarded scholarships

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