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Know all about National Standard Examination in Junior Science by IAPT

May 11, 2018 18:29 IST
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National Standard Examination in Junior Science
National Standard Examination in Junior Science

Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) conducts National Standard Examination in Junior Science for students studying below Class 10th. Through NSE, students are shortlisted for next level of International Olympiad in Junior Science i.e. Indian National Olympiad in Junior Science (INO JS). The NSE Junior Science exam is based on science and mathematics till Class 10th syllabus as prescribed by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Interested students can check here all about NSE in Junior Science including exam dates, eligibility, application as well as exam pattern.

Features of National Standard Examination in Junior Science (NSE JS) by IAPT:

Conducted by – Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT)

Exam Level – National

Test Mode Written test

Class level – CBSE Class 10th

Objective – To select students for Indian National Junior Science Olympiad (INO JS)

Important dates of NSE Junior Science:

Events

Key dates

Last date of Application

Third week of September

NSE JS Exam date

Third week of November

Result announcement

By last week of December

Eligibility Criteria for NSE Junior Science:

  • Only Indian Students are resident of India and are studying in recognised Schools of state or central board of education
  • They must be between 14-15 years of age in the examination year
  • They should not have completed or studying in class 10th board examination before 30 November as in the year of examination
  • The students must not be appearing in any of NSEA, NSEB, NSEC or NSEP in the same year of examination

Junior Science Talent Search Scholarship Exam

Application Process for NSE Junior Science:

  • The eligible students can apply for National Standard Examination in Junior Science through their School at their nearest IAPT registered regional centres only
  • They have to pay an application fee of Rs. 100 (in cash) at the time of registration

Exam Pattern for NSE Junior Science:

Exam Timings 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (tentative)

Duration of Exam Two hours

Test paper Level/ Syllabus CBSE prescribed syllabus till Class 10th  

Test mediumEnglish and Hindi

Type of questions Multiple choices based questions

Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics

Total number of questions 80

Total Marks 240 marks

Marking Scheme 3 marks of each question and -1 mark for each incorrect attempt

Exam Centres for NSE Junior Science:

The exam for NSE Junior Science will be conducted at Kendriya Vidyalayas which is nearest to your NSE regional centres. The KVs are as below –

S.No.

State/UT

Number of KVs (exam centres of NSE JS)

01.

Andaman & Nicobar (UT)

02

02.

Andhra Pradesh

31

03.

Arunachal Pradesh

15

04.

Assam

55

05.

Bihar

47

06.

Chandigarh (UT)

05

07.

Chhattisgarh

28

08.

Dadar & Nagar Haveli (UT)

01

09.

Daman & Diu (UT)

01

10.

Delhi (UT)

44

11.

Goa

05

12.

Gujarat

44

13.

Haryana

29

14.

Himachal Pradesh

25

15.

Jammu & Kashmir

37

16.

Jharkhand

32

17.

Karnataka

45

18.

Kerala

36

19.

Lakshadweep (UT)

01

20.

Madhya Pradesh

98

21.

Maharashtra

57

22.

Manipur

08

23.

Meghalaya

07

24.

Mizoram

04

25.

Nagaland

05

26.

Odisha

57

27.

Pudducherry (UT)

04

28.

Punjab

49

29.

Rajasthan (01 non-functional)

69

30.

Sikkim

02

31.

Tamil Nadu

42

32.

Telangana

32

33.

Tripura

09

34.

Uttar Pradesh

110

35.

Uttarakhand

43

36.

West Bengal

58

37.

Kendriya Vidyalayas (Head Quarters)

03

HBCSE Indian National Olympiad

Selection Process for IO Junior Science:

The National Standard Examination of Junior Science (NSE JS) is based on the following factors –

  • Eligibility criteria for NSE JS
  • Merit scores in all stages of INO JS
  • Proportional Representation Criteria
  • Minimum Representation Criteria
  • Previous International Representation Criteria

Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on last year’s IAPT information brochure. The information will be updated as and when the updated NSE JS information brochure is available in September 2018.

DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

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