National Standard Examinations in
2010 – 2011
NSEP, NSEC,NSEB, NSEA at Std XII level
National Standard Examinations in JUNIOR SCIENCE NSEJS at Std X level
What is IAPT?
IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers) is an association of Physics Teachers spread through out the country. It was started by Late Dr. D. P.Khandelwal in 1984 and today it has 5000 life members. All the work of this (our) organization is voluntary in character-thus NOBODY is paid any Honorarium or remuneration for ANY WORK of IAPT.
What is NSEP? NSEC? NSEB? NSEA? &NSEJS?
National Standard Examinations (NSEP in Physics, NSEC in Chemistry, NSEB in Biology, NSEA in Astronomy and NSEJS in Junior Science) are nationwide examinations organised by IAPT. IAPT has been conducting NSEP for last 24 years by now. NSEP, NSEC, NSEB, and NSEA are at CBSE class XII level, while NSEJS is at CBSE class X
level. These examinations are the FIRST and THE ONLY SCREENING TESTS towards International Olympiads in the respective subjects.
What are Science Olympiads?
International Olympiads are held every year in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy and Junior Science. Olympiads are internationally recognized competitions in various fields of knowledge. They are the highest level examinations and are hosted by different countries every year. Participation in any of the Olympiads has worldwide recognition and is considered as a great achievement.
How do I go to (or participate in) the Physics (or Chemistry or Biology or Astronomy or Junior Science) Olympiad ?
You will have to appear for NSEP (or NSEC / NSEB / NSEA / NSEJS) – be in the top 300 students and then through the Indian National Physics Olympiad INPhO (or INChO or INBO or INAO or INJSO) you may be selected for the further stages of the respective International Olympiad Programme.
Is there any other way to go to International Olympiads in these subjects?
No! There is none.
How do I enrol myself for any of these?
You must register from your OWN School/College.The Principal (or Physics / Science teacher) of your College/ Jr. College / High School will enroll you. He will give you all further instructions. In case you have any difficulty, refer to our website www.iapt.org.in. List of all NSE centers of last year (2009-2010) is available on this website. The name of contact person at the respective center, is also indicated. Enrolment is at the centers only. No direct enrolment.
What are the fees?
Rs. 75/- per student per subject (per examination) to be paid to the center incharge. DO NOT SEND ANY MONEY TO IAPT OFFICE. This exam fee cannot be refunded.
What are the details of the entire selection procedure?
NSEs are conducted at about 1000 centres all over India; Thousands of students appear for each subject at these examinations. TOP 300 students from each of these NSEs will be called for Indian National Olympiads (viz. INPhO, INChO, INBO, INAO or INJSO respectively). Individual letters will be sent to these students informing that they have to appear for Indian National Olympiads (INOs). Students chosen on the basis of their performance at these INOs will be invited to attend Orientation Cum Selection Camp (OCSC) in respective discipline for about 2-3 weeks at HOMI BHABHA CENTRE for SCIENCE EDUCATION, Mumbai.Indian Team to participate in International Olympiad is selected from the OCSC in respective subject.
For more details, visit www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/olympiads
Are there any other fees for these INOs or camps?
None! You pay only once at the time of enrolment;that’s all.
What is the time schedule ?
LAST DATE OF ENROLMENT : 15th SEPTEMBER 2010.
As shown in the table.
Note : all the five NSE’s are on the SUNDAY, 28th
same day November 2010
Probable dates of INOs : 29th and 30th Jan. 2011
Expected date of results of INOs : 1st March 2011
OCSCs : April – June 2011.
Evaluation procedure for Physics
Part A is evaluated of ALL the students. Part B is assessed of only those students securing more than a certain ”cut-off” marks in part A. Part B is NOT evaluated of ALL the students. Top 300 students eligible to appear for INPhO, are selected on the basis of marks obtained in parts A and B taken together.
Are there any CERTIFICATES / AWARDS ?
i) In each subject, certificates are given to top 10% students of every centre.
ii) Merit certificates are awarded to top 1% students of each state, in each subject.
iii) Special merit certificates will be awarded to National Top 1% students in each subject.
iv) Gold Medals will be awarded to the top 35 students from INPhO, INChO and INBO examinations.
Are old Question papers available?
Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Astronomy : Set of last four years question papers with answers / solutions of NSEP, NSEC ,NSEB and NSEA is available. To get this, send a DD of Rs. 100/- in favour of IAPT, payable at Pune, to our office. The set will be dispatched by regd. post/courier. Write your
name and complete postal address on the back of DD. Junior Science : A set of last two years question papers with solutions is available. To get this, Send a DD of Rs.50/- in favour of IAPT, payable at Pune, to our office. The set will be dispatched by regd post / courier. Write your name and complete postal address on the back of DD.
Prof. R. M. Dharkar,
Prof. M. L. Ogalapurkar,
Prof. J. P. Gadre,
NSEA/ NSEJS Co-ordinator
I.A.P.T. Office, I.I.E. Campus,
128/2, J. P. Naik Marg, Kothrud,
PUNE – 411 038
Tel. (Off.) 020 – 2542 0163;
Website : www.iapt.org.in
The complete registration process is available on the IAPT site www.iapt.org.in
Contact persons for the North East States are
NE005 Lady Keane College, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001 B.G. Kharkamni (O) 0364-2223293
NE006 BSF Sr.Sec.School, Umpling, Shillong 793006 Mr. J.P. Panday (O) 09436164143
NE007 Kendriya Vidyalaya, E.A.C., PO Nonglyer, Dist. East Khasi Hills, Upper Shillong, Meghalaya 793009 Mr. Mathew Abraham (O) 0364-2560973
NE013 Manipur University, (Dept. of Chemistry), Canchipur, Imphal (West) 795003 Prof. N. Rajmuhon Singh (O) 0385-2435276
NE016 Shishu Bihar H.Sec.School, Agartala, Tripura (West) 799001 Mr. Sajal Bhattacharyya (O) 0381-2223147
NE020 Hindi Hr. Sec. School, Abhoynagar, Agartala, Tripura (West) 799005 Mr. Swapan Majumdan (O) 0381-2224334
NE023 Army School, HQ – 101 Area, C/o. 99 APO, Shillong, Meghalaya 793005 Ms. Dr. Swapnali Basu (O) 0364-2560603
NE024 Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1, Sect-C, P.O. Naharlagun, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh 791110 Mr. R.Ilias (O) 0360-2244717
NE025 Udaipur Ramesh Hr.Sec.School,P.O.R.K.pur, Udaipur, South Tripura 799120 Mr. Sri Biswanath Majumdar (O) 03821-222234
NE028 Kendriya Vidyalay, Nerist Campus, P.O. Nirjuli, Dist.Papumpare, Arunachal Pradesh 791109 Mr. Harjinder Bhatia (O) 0360-2257573
NE029 Govt. Hr.Sec.School, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh 791111 Mr. Dr. Ashok Kumar Jha (O) 0360-2291414