What is National Standard Examination?

National Standard Examinations (NSEP in Physics, NSEC in Chemistry and NSEB in Biology, NSEA in Astronomy) are conducted at about 1000 centres all over India; more than 25,000 students appear for each subject at these examinations.

National TOP 1% (i.e.) nearly 200-250 students from these NSEs are called for Indian National Olympiads (viz. InPhO, InChO, INBO or INAO) respectively. Individual letters are sent to these students informing that they have to appear for Indian National Olympiads (INOs).

TOP 25 to 35 students are chosen on the basis of their performance at these INOs. These 35 students in each subject attend Orientation cum Selection Camp (OCSC) in respective discipline for about 2 weeks at HOMI BHABHA CENTRE for SCIENCE EDUCATION, Mumbai.

Five best students in Physics (4 in Chemistry and Biology each and 4 in Astronomy) among these 35 are selected to represent India at the respective Olympiads.

National Standard Examination Date ANNOUNCEMENT

National Standard Examination in Physics ( NSEP ) 2011-2012
National Standard Examination in Chemistry ( NSEC ) 2011-2012
National Standard Examination in Biology ( NSEB ) 2011-2012
National Standard Examination in Junior Science ( NSEJS) 2011-2012
National Standard Examinations in Astronomy ( NSEA ) 2011-2012

Date of Examination : SUNDAY, 27th November 2011

Times: Physics : 9:30 to 11:30 a. m, Chemistry: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m, Biology: 3:00 to 5:00 p. m, Astronomy: 3:00 to 5:00 p. m. Junior Science : 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Last Date for enrolment : 15th September 2011 ( for ALL the five Exams.)

Eligibility :For NSEP / NSEC / NSEB

Students who have NOT passed the the Std XII (or equivalent) examination, and born on or after 01-07-1992.

Eligibility :For NSEA

students from std XII or lower, and in addition born on or after01-01-1993.

Eligibility :For NSEJS

students of class X or lower, and in addition born on or after 01-01-1997.

Fees : : Rs 75/- per candidate per subject

Fees to be remitted by centres to Prof. M. L. Ogalapurkar by a Demand Draft from a nationalized bank in favour of “Indian Association of Physics Teachers” payable at Pune and to be sent to Pune Office.

Languages for NSEP : English, Hindi, Bangla, Gujarati. ( provided there are at least 300 students opting for that language and an IAPT life member volunteers to translate the Question Paper) NSEC, NSEB, NSEJS and NSEA shall be in English only.

Certificates and Awards :
Top 10 % at each centre : CERTIFICATE.
Top 1 % at the State level : MERIT CERTIFICATE.

Meritwise top 300 students will be called for the Indian National Olympiads in respective subjects. About 35 students selected on the basis of their performance at the Indian National Olympiads will be eligible for the respective Orientation cum Selection Camps (OCSC) at the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Mumbai.

The final teams for International Olympiads will be chosen from these students at the end of these OCSC Camps.

Thus, entire selection process for International Olympiads starts from these five examinations. Fees mentioned above are the only fees to be paid by a student. (i.e. once only ). No additional fees are charged in the selection process anywhere anytime.

For further information : Refer our website : www.iapt.org.in


Mr M.L. Ogalapurkar
NSE Co-ordinator
I.I.E. Campus; 128/2 J.P.Naik Marg; Kothrud; PUNE - 411038
Tel Nos. (020) 2542 0163 e-mail : iapt@vsnl.net