National Level Science Talent Search Examination – India’s Most Popular Assessment exam.
NSTSE is a diagnostic test which actually helps students improve.
Unlike regular tests which try only to find out how much a child knows (or has memorized), NSTSE measures how well a student has understood concepts and gives detailed feedback on the same, to help them improve.
Schedule for NSTSE 2016 – National Level Science Talent Search Examination is given below.
|Last date for receipt of applications||30 Oct 2015|
|NSTSE First Level Exam||04 Dec 2015|
|Publication of Answer Key||11 Dec 2015|
|Result – First level||07 Jan 2016|
|Admit card for NSTSE Second Level Exam||25 Jan 2016|
|NSTSE Second Level Exam||31 Jan 2016 from 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM.|
NSTSE Post Exam
- Answer Key – Published
- Sample Questions
- Previous Year Question Papers with Answers
Thus NSTSE helps each student to know whether he/she has actually understood a concept early on so that immediate action can be taken. Often students have conceptual gaps which increase as they progress and when they reach the higher classes, they develop a “phobia” for the subject.
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NSTSE Second Level Exam for the Top-500 students (Class 2-12) across the nation and Top-20 students from each class will be conducted in the nearest selected State Head Quarters/Main Towns on 31 Jan 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Admit card for NSTSE Second Level Examination has been issued by the Unified Council. Candidates can download their admit card by entering “1st Level Hall ticket Number” through the link provided below.
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Application / Registration
This exam is for the students participating through their respective school only. The venue for this exam will be their respective school. Students are requested to register through their respective school only. For further details please contact the teacher-in-charge at your school
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Please send a single consolidated Demand Draft for the exam fee of all the students appearing for the NSTSE from your school. D.D. should be drawn in favour of Unified Council payable at Hyderabad. Frame the list of students in the Format (preferably typed and send it to our address along with the D.D by Courier Service/Register post / Speed Post.
Examination Fee: Rs. 120 (Rupees One Hundred and Twenty Only)
Model Question Papers: Rs. 40 (Rupees Forty Only). Students desirous of referring to previous years’ Question Papers should add Rs. 40 for a set of Question Papers ( This set is a combination of previous NSTSE Question Papers and Model Question Papers)
Students Performance Report: Rs. 15 (Rupees Fifteen Only). Note: Student’s Performance Report (SPR) is unique & a useful tool for students to know their academic strengths and weaknesses. SPR provides real feedback on real learning. We request you to encourage every student to opt for SPR.
Students studying Classes II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX and X, XI (PCM) and XI(PCB) XII(PCM) and XII(PCM) There is no exam for XI, XII PCMB group. Class -1 Students are requested to apply through respective schools only.
NSTSE follows CBSE syllabus, Question Papers are also suitable for Students of ICSE/ISC and Various State Board/Matriculation Syllabi.
There will be a different Question Paper for each class.
All the questions are objective-type with no negative marking for wrong answers.
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Examination Patter for various Classes: Duration of the examination for all classes 90 minutes.
Division of marks in the Question Paper :
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|For Classes III :|
|For Classes IV & V :|
|For Classes VI to X :|
|For Classes XI & XII (PCM)|
|For Classes XI & XII (PCB)|
NSTSE is based on the CBSE syllabus. 85% of the Syllabus considered for setting the NSTSE Question Paper. NSTSE Question Papers are also suitable for Students of ICSE/ISC and Various State Board/Matriculation Syllabus.
NSTSE Exam Structure: NSTSE is conducted in Two Levels.
First Level was conducted in the selected test centres. Second Level for the Top-500 students (Class 2-12) across the nation and Top-20 students from each class will be conducted in the nearest selected State Head Quarters/Main Towns on 31 Jan 2016 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for Class-1 students NSTSE will be a single level exam.
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