NSEJS Syllabus 2020- IAPT releases the details of NSEJS 2020 syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology for aspirants. The syllabus for National Standard Examination in Junior Science 2020 includes topics from the CBSE Class 9th & 10th syllabus. These topics of NSEJS 2020 syllabus are listed based on the last year's questions asked in the exam. Students have to prepare the topics of Class 9th & 10th syllabus of Mathematics and Science for NSEJS exam. There will be a total of 80 multiple-choice questions in the NSEJS examination. A total of 20 MCQs will be asked from each subject i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Mathematics. National Standard Examination in Junior Science (NSEJS) 2020 will be held in November 2020. We have provided NSEJS syllabus 2020 pdf for the ease of students. Check all the topics of NSEJS 2020 Syllabus Class 9 & 10 below that are created on the basis of last year’s paper analysis.

NSEJS Syllabus 2020

NSEJS Syllabus 2020 for Physics

Physics is the most important subject for NSEJS. However, it takes more time than other subjects while preparing hence, daily cover one topic to get good marks in this section. Below are the NSEJS syllabus 2020 topics that were asked in the last year’s paper. Follow NCERT Class 10th science syllabus to get the detailed information on the given topics-

NSEJS Physics Syllabus 2020


Important Topics


Coulomb’s law, Combination Of Resistance, ohm's Law, Potential,


Concave Mirror, Deviation Through Two Plane Mirror, T.I.R, Shadow


Unit Dimension


Echo, Node & Anti Node

Work, Energy & Power

Efficiency & Power




Radiation, Anomalous Behaviour of Water, Thermal Expansion

Rectilinear Motion

Equation Of Motion, Velocity

Simple Harmonic Motion

Simple Pendulum

NSEJS Syllabus 2020 for Chemistry

Chemistry contains both numerical and theoretical topics. Below are the important topics of the CBSE Class 10th syllabus of Science that students should cover to get good marks-

  1. Acids, Bases, And Salts

  2. Analytical Chemistry

  3. Carbon

  4. Equivalent Concept

  5. Metals And Non-Metals

  6. Mole Concept

  7. Periodic Table And Periodicity In Properties

  8. Study Of Gas Laws

NSEJS Syllabus 2020 for Biology

Biology is a theory subject and grabbing marks in this is much easier. Students are suggested to read NCERT Class 9th Science and 10th Science books to complete the entire NSEJS syllabus 2020.

NSEJS Biology Syllabus 2020


Important Topics


Chordates, Monera, Non-Chordates



Control and Coordination

Endocrine System, Nerve conductor, Sympathetic Nervous System

Cell Biology

Cell Organelles, Types of Cell

Human Health & Diseases



Asexual Reproductions

Heredity and Evolution

DNA Finger Printing, DNA

Microbes in Human Welfare

NSEJS Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics

Mathematics is the toughest subjects and it requires regular practice to get a hold on the concepts. Students should follow the NCERT Class 10th Maths books to complete the NSEJS syllabus 2020

  1. Permutation & Combination

  2. Arithmetic Progression

  3. Area Of Parallelogram & Triangles

  4. Circle

  5. Geometric Progression

  6. Linear Equation In Two Variable

  7. Number System

  8. Quadratic Equation

  9. Quadrilaterals

  10. Ratio & Proportion

  11. Similar Triangles

  12. Trignometry

NSEJS 2020 Exam Pattern

After knowing all about NSEJS Syllabus 2020, students should be aware of the examination pattern of NSEJS 2020.

  • Negative Marking- One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

  • Maximum Questions- The question paper will comprise a total of 80 questions.

  • Maximum Marks- The question paper will be of a total of 240 marks. Three marks (03) will be awarded for each right answer.

  • Type of Questions- All the questions asked will be of multiple-choice or objective type.

  • Duration- The exam duration will be of 02 hours.

  • Medium- The question paper will be available in English & Hindi medium only.

NSEJS Exam Pattern 2020



Number of Questions

Total marks


















80 Questions

240 Marks

How to Crack NSEJS 2020?

  1. Make a Study Schedule- Students are suggested to make a study time-table in order to complete the entire NSEJS Syllabus 2020 of class 9 and 10 at least one month before the exam date. So, that you have enough time for revision the important topics. Start preparing the topics as soon as possible.

2. Refer the Right NSEJS Books 2020- NCERT books are the best. Students should cover the entire NSEJS syllabus 2020 from NCERT books only.

Some Important NSEJS 2020 Books are

  • Physics Book by H.C Verma and S.L Arora

  • Mathematics Books by R.D Sharma and NCERT.

  • NCERT Class 10th Science Books.

  • Physical and Inorganic chemistry by OP Tandon.

3. Make Notes and Revise the NSEJS Syllabus- After preparing all topics, students should revise the NSEJS 2020 syllabus. Students tend to forget the important formulas easily and revision helps them to retain all important information for a longer time.

4. Solve Last Year’s Papers- IAPT release the question papers and answer keys for NSEJS exam to help students in exam preparation. Students can download the NSEJS Question Papers from the official website of IAPT and practice the same to know the difficulty level of the examination. Solving these papers also help students to know the complete NSEJS syllabus 2020 as well.


Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NSEJS Syllabus 2020

Question: What is NSEJS?


NSEJS means National Standard Exam in Junior Science (NSEJS). It is the first stage of the International Science Olympiad.

Question: How much I need to score in NSEJS to get selected for INO?


Students should 70-80 to get selected for the next level.

Question: Is the syllabus same for INO?


Yes, the NSEJS syllabus is similar to INOs.

Question: Is there any negative marking in NSEJS 2020?


Yes, there is negative marking in NSEJS exam.

Question: What is the time duration of marks?


The time duration is 2 hours

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