UPSTSE (Uttar Pradesh Science Talent Search Examination) 2019 will be the scholarship examination to be conducted by the Council of Science & Technology (UP). Govt. of U.P. It implemented Science Scholarship Scheme to increase the interest of students in Science subjects. A total number of top 1000 students, selected from the merit list of each of the examinations will be chosen for the award of scholarship. Candidates looking for UP Science Talent Search Examination can check all the details from this page given below. Candidates who are weak economically can apply for this scholarship. Any person who is in need of support from the Uttar Pradesh government to study higher education can also apply for this scheme.

About UPSTSE Scholarship Program 2019

  • Govt. of U.P. is starting Science Scholarship Scheme to increase the interest of students in Science subjects.
  • There will be two separate examinations, one based on class X syllabus and the other based on class XII syllabus.
  • Top 1000 students from the merit list of examination based on class X syllabus will be awarded a scholarship of Rs. 2000/- p.m. (Rupees two thousand only per month) each throughout their studies in class X, class XI or class XII as the case may be.
  • Top 1000 students from the merit list of examination based on class XII syllabus will be awarded a scholarship of Rs. 2000/- p.m. (Rupees two thousand only per month) in class XII, Rs. 3000/- per month for three years during their graduation studies in science stream and Rs. 4000/- per month during their studies in science stream of post-graduation studies.
  • Students who are appearing for class X or class XII board examination in the year 2019 will get the full scholarship of Rs.24000 for the current academic year as well.
  • Top three students from each of the merit lists of examination based on Class-X & Class-XII scholarship examination will get a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/- (Rs. 1.00 lac only), Rs. 75,000/- (Rs. seventy-five thousand only) and Rs. 50,000/- (Rs. fifty thousand only). The cash prize will be in addition to the scholarship awarded.
  • Scholarships are for candidates who continue their studies within the state of Uttar Pradesh in Science stream only. U.P. Science Talent Search Examination will be conducted ‘Online’.

Notice: Candidates who will be clearing their 12th class in 2019, will be eligible for the scholarship program.

Schedule of UPSTSE 2019 is given below.

Event Dates
Opening date for Submission of Online Application Form  2nd week of Dec 2018
Last date for Submission of Online Application  2nd week of May 2019
Last date for Submission of Online Fee Payment   2nd week of May 2019
Last date for Submission of Fee for Offline
Payment through Fee Challan
 2nd week of May 2019
Date of Examination  Last week of May 2019

Application Form

Online applications will be invited from all eligible Indian national candidates for Science Talent Search Program of the Council of Science and Technology, Uttar Pradesh. The availability of application form will be made available only on the official website. Candidates before filling in the application form will have to check their eligibility first in order to apply for the same. Below we have mentioned a few things to be kept in mind before filling in the application form:

  • The photograph and signature of the applicant must be uploaded during the online application.
  • Candidates will have to keep all their necessary certificates, such as, degree certificate/certificate from the Principal ready beforehand.
  • All details are to be filled in an error free style and should also be cross checked before the final submission.

Application Fee

Application fee for all candidates applying to appear for the UP Science Talent Search Test 2019 will be Rs. 500, as per last year. candidates must note that the application fee will be non-refundable.

Eligibility Criteria

Before starting the application process, the candidate must ensure that he/she meets the eligibility criteria of CST UP Science Talent Search Examination given, as given below. Students who are studying in class X or class XI (Science Stream) can appear in scholarship examination based on class X syllabus. Students who are studying in class XII or Ist, IInd or third year of B.Sc can appear in scholarship examination based on class XII syllabus.

For Class X or Class X Passed Students

  • Qualifying Degree: X Board from any board in UP or studying in Class X in UP
  • Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive): Students studying in Class X or Passed Class X from any Board in UP who are intending to or have taken admission in Class XI in Science Stream in UP
  • Description of Eligible Candidates: Studying in Class X in UP or in Class XI in UP
  • Year of qualification cannot be later than 2019

For Class X or Class XII Passed Students

  • Qualifying Degree: XII Board in Science Stream from any board in UP or studying in Class XII in UP
  • Qualifying Degree/Examination (Descriptive): Students studying in Science Stream of Class XII or Passed Class XII from any Board in UP who are intending to or have taken admission in three year Bachelor’s Degree course in Science Stream in UP
  • Description of Eligible Candidates: Currently studying in Science Stream of Class XII in UP or in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of Bachelor’s Degree course in Science Stream in UP
  • Year of qualification cannot be later than 2019

Exam Pattern

Structure of UPSTSE 2019, as per last year, is given below.

Proposed Modalities of the test for Class X examination

  • The test will be of two hours duration with a total number of 52 Multiple-choice (MCQ) and Numerical Answer type (NAT) questions from Mathematics and Science subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) of class X level. Whereas there will be negative marking for MCQ type questions, no negative marking will be there for the NAT questions. Each candidate will be provided with an individual console that will be connected to a secured LAN in the test centre.

Proposed Modalities of the test for class XII examination

  • The test will be of two hours duration with a total number of 51 Multiple-choice (MCQ) and Numerical Answer type (NAT) questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology subjects of class XII level. For the NAT-type questions, the students enter a number as their answer rather than choosing one of the four choices. The computer program used to evaluate the ONLINE paper will award marks to the candidate if the answer lies within a particular range specified by the paper setters. There is no negative marking for wrong answers to these questions.
  • Whereas there will be no negative marking for the NAT questions, negative marking will be awarded for the MCQ type questions,. Candidates will be instructed to answer Physics and Chemistry sections compulsorily and select one among Mathematics and Biology. Other modalities will be the same as for the class X test.

Answer Key

Question Papers & Answer Key of the UPSTSE 2019 examination that is to be held somewhere in May 4th week, 2019 will be released officially on the website, as mentioned at the bottom of our page. Once released, candidates will be able to check the answer key so as to be able to assess their performance and evaluate their general performance for self-reference. Candidates will be able to check the Answer Keys through the links that will soon be provided here, once officially released.

UPSTSE Results & Score Card

UPSTSE 2019 results will announced after the conduction of examination. After the declaration of the results, candidates can download their UPSTSE Score Card for the paper (for which he/she has taken the examination). Downloadable score cards will be made available to only those candidates whose marks are equal to or above the qualifying marks in that paper.

Certificate from Principal

Candidates have to submit a bonafide certificate from their school/college Principal certifying that the student is currently studying in the Science Stream of Class XI for the class X pass students and in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd Year of three-year Bachelor Degree Course in Science in UP for the class XII pass students have to obtain one from his/her institution beforehand and upload the same during the online submission of the application form.

About the Examination

CST UP Science Talent Search Examination is an examination within the state of Uttar Pradesh that is primarily intended to test the comprehensive understanding of the candidate of class X and Class XII level in Mathematics, Science (Physics and Chemistry) and/or Biology subjects. The score of this examination will be exclusively used for awarding the UP CST Scholarships, as mentioned above, to those qualified candidates who are currently studying or completed Class X or Class XII in Science Stream of any board in Uttar Pradesh and currently studying in the Science Streams within the State of Uttar Pradesh.

Official Website: www.upcsttalent.com

For more information on UPSTSE 2019, candidates can download last year’s official brochure.

Insofar, Official details for UPSTSE 2019 has not been announced yet. Information on this page is based on last year information brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as Council of Science & Technology (UP). will release the UPSTSE 2019 detailsinformation will be updated here.

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