About: National Standard Examination (NSE) 2014 is a national level exam conducted solely by Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT), and is a first stage for INO and International Olympiad. The further stages leading to International Olympiad are conducted by Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE).
Exam: National Standard Examination (NSE) 2014
Commonly known as: National Standard Examination (NSEP, NSEB, NSEC, NSEA, NSEJA)
Exam Type: National
Exam Category: Senior Secondary
Conducting organization: Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT)
For any queries students can call NSE Helpline at 011-40360360
NSE is the first and most important stage of INO and International Olympiad. It is a preliminary stage and basic eligibility which is necessary for every student to fulfill. The Five stages of the examination are:
Stage I: National Standard Examination (NSE)
Stage II: Indian National Olympiad (INO)
Stage III: Orientation cum Selection Camp (OCSC)
Stage IV: Pre-departure Training Camp (PDT)
Stage V: Participation in International Olympiad
The five subjects for which National Standard examination (NSE) 2014 conducted are:
National Standard Examination Physics (NSEP)
National Standard Examination Chemistry (NSEC)
National Standard Examination Biology (NSEB)
National Standard Examination Junior Science (NSEJS)
National Standard Examination Astronomy (NSEA)
The students as per the subject wise eligibility can apply for an examination in one or more subjects of NSE, which is tentatively conducted in the month of November.
National Standard Examination 2014 Eligibility criteria: The Eligibility Criteria for National Standard Examination 2014 for all the five subjects differ and are as follows.
National Standard Examination 2014 Selection Procedure: The National Standard Examination is a basic and foremost stage for getting selected for INO and International Olympiad. If a student wishes to enroll into INO and International Olympiad, he/she must fulfill the eligibility criteria for NSE and score a Minimum Admissible Score to clear this test.
Once a student fulfills the criteria, they are eligible for the Selection Procedure for National Standard Examination 2014, leading to INO and International Olympiad.
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National Standard Examination 2014 Exam pattern: The Exam Pattern for National Standard examination 2014 ismostly similar to the senior secondary level (Class XI and Class XII) of CBSE. Below is a rough guideline for NSE and INO Exam Pattern.
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.
Part- A and B
80 multiple choice questions
80 multiple choice questions (emphasis on Physics and Mathematics)
The Exam Pattern for INO and NSE are almost same.
National Standard Examination 2014 Important Dates: The Important dates for National Standard Examination 2014 are released in the month of July. The exam is conducted in the month on November each year.
Students who qualify NSE are eligible for Indian National Olympiad (INO) examination. After scoring a minimum required score in the INO examination students are selected for Orientation cum Scholarship Camp (OCSC), leading to International Olympiad in each subject.
Below is the tentative schedule for all the NSE’s
Date of Exam
09:30 am to 11:30 am
12:30 pm to 02:30 pm
03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
National Standard Examination 2014 Sample Papers: The Sample Papers for National Standard Examination 2013 is available to download. The Sample papers have last year’s question papers along with answers to provide insight about the exam pattern, questions and other marking scheme.
National Standard Examination 2014 Result: The tentative schedule for Result of National Standard Examination 2014 is,
Probable dates of Indian National Olympiad
Feb 1, 2, 2014
Expected dates of results of Indian National Olympiad
March 1, 2014
April - June 2014
July 2014 onwards
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