National Standard Examination 2014 Eligibility Criteria
Urvashi Dalal, 14 Oct 2014

National Standard Examination 2014 Eligibility Criteria - The National Standard Examination is conducted for five subjects, which are- Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy and Junior Science. The Eligibility Criteria of National Standard Examination 2014 differs for each subject enlisted below,

  1. Physics, Chemistry, Biology (NSEP, NSEC, and NSEB): Indian students born on or after July 1, 1994 and are in class XII or lower are eligible to appear for this admissible stage, and later eligible for INO (physics, chemistry, biology).
  2. Junior Science (NSEJS): Indian students born on or after January 1, 1999 and are in class X or lower are eligible for NSEJS. Once they clear this stage they are eligible for INJSO.
  3. Astronomy (NSEA): All students born on and after January 1, 1995 and are in class XII or lower are eligible to apply for NSEA, once they clear the test they are eligible for INAO.

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NSE is the first stage of INO and International Olympiad. It is important for eligible NSE students to score a Minimum Admissible Score (MAS) to qualify for the next stage which is INO. The students after INO are selected as per their score for the third level which is Orientation cum Selection Camp (OCSC), where they are trained to perform experiments and learn theories which are necessary for International Olympiad.

 

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The Exam pattern for National Standard Examination 2014 follows a similar syllabus pattern of CBSE class XI and XII. Below is a rough guideline for NSE and INO Exam Pattern.

SUBJECT

DURATION

QUESTIONS

 

LANGUAGE

Physics

3hours

Part- A(180 marks)

50 multiple choice questions

English, Hindi or other regional language (depend upon the IAPT)

 

 

 

(A1)- 40 questions, with one of the four options correct

 

 

 

 

(A2)- 10 questions, with one or more than one correct option. No incorrect options should be marked

 

 

 

Part-B (60 marks)

5 (or 6) questions which are problems or short-answer type. All questions carry equal marks.

 

Chemistry

3 hours

Part- A and B

80 multiple choice questions

English

Biology

3 hours

Part- A and B

80 multiple choice questions

English

Astronomy

3 hours

Part- A and B

80 multiple choice questions (emphasis on Physics and Mathematics)

English

Junior Science

3 hours

Part- A and B

80 multiple choice questions

English

Students must also read:

 

National Standard Examination 2014 Selection Procedure

National Standard Examination 2014 Important Dates

National Standard Examination 2014 Sample Papers

 

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