NSEJS 2020 Exam Date

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What is the Exam Date for NSEJS 2020?

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What is the Exam Date for NSEJS 2020?

NSEJS exam (National Standard Examination for Junior Science) is a nation-wide examination conducted each year to shortlist entry into the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO). It consists of around five rounds that every candidate has to clear before becoming eligible for the international Olympiad. 

Every year the IAPT (Indian Association for Physics Teachers) along with the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) conducts NSEJS examination for students who are in classes 8, 9, and 10.

Usually, IAPT (Indian Association for Physics Teachers) conducts NSEJS exam in November every year each year. But this year NSEJS examination may be delayed owing to the pandemic. 

Due to the pandemic situation, NSEJS Exam Date has not been announced officially as of now. 


When is the NSEJS 2020 Exam Date? 

This year IAPT (Indian Association for Physics Teachers) has declared that it would hold the examination. 

A decision regarding the issue will be taken with Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) and National Steering Committee to make a working schedule for NSEJS exam. Even the process of registration and enrolment of students for NSEJS Exam has been pushed back. The IAPT has yet to announce the fresh dates after this delay. 

Last year NSEJS Exam Date was held on Sunday, 17 November 2019. 


NSEJS Exam Date 2020

This year NSEJS Exam Date remains unannounced. The schedule for the exam is generally from 10 AM to 12:00 noon. The organising body holds this examination over 100 centres. 

IAPT (Indian Association for Physics Teachers) on its official website advises students and parents to keep a lookout for more information. They will update the information as soon as proper notifications come out. 

The above information should clear your query on exam date of NSEJS 2020.


Enrolling your School for NSEJS 2020

If you want to register your school as a centre for a NSEJS (National Standard Examination for Junior Science) 2020, the science faculty of your school needs to approach the school principal, and they can intimate the IAPT (Indian Association for Physics Teachers) regarding the decision. IAPT will then guide them through the procedure. 


Exam Pattern of NSEJS

NSEJS (National Standard Examination for Junior Science) is only the first exam in a round of five examinations a candidate has to take to be eligible for International Junior Science Olympiad. 

After NSEJS (National Standard Examination for Junior Science) exam, students in the top 300 will be invited for stage 2 of a selection process. 

NSEJS exam paper consists of 70 multiple-choice questions. These questions are taken from the Science subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics. 

Level of difficulty will be similar to class 10 standard. 


Examination Fee

NSEJS (National Standard Examination for Junior Science) has an examination fee of Rs. 150 only. 


Future of NSEJS

The date of NSEJS 2020 exam is likely to be shifted. The global emergency of 2020 has caused this change; all exams are being rescheduled. It remains to be seen what will be the outcome for NSEJS (National Standard Examination for Junior Science).

Students who are thinking of appearing for NSEJS 2020 should not worry but continue their preparation as before. All authorities in charge of NSEJS exam are assuring that it will be held, only it is likely to be postponed a little. 

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. When is the NSEJS exam going to be held in 2020?

NSEJS (National Standard Examination for Junior Science) exam does not have an official schedule as of yet. Students should keep their eyes peeled on the official website to know more about NSEJS exam date. 

Due to unforeseen circumstances of the worldwide pandemic, it cannot be predicted right now. IAPT (Indian Association for Physics Teachers) is the conducting body for the NSEJS. They have decided not to postpone the test but to delay it. 

But they are committed to holding the examination, as per their official notification. Candidates are requested to keep in touch with the official IAPT website.

2. When will the enrolment procedure for NSEJS 2020 begin?

The dates for enrolment procedure for NSEJS 2020 has has yet to be announced. Keep checking the official IAPT website for more information. 

Following the announcement of the registration date, NSEJS exam date 2020 will be announced. The delay in the announcement of the registration dates was caused because of the pandemic. 

But IAPT claims that the NSEJS exam will take place. The organising body is committed to having the exam and has informed the general public of the same.

3. Who is eligible for the NSEJS 2020?

Students who are eligible for NSEJS 2020 are students of classes 8, 9, 10 whose date of birth falls between 1.1.2006 and 31.12.2007, both days inclusive. 

Any students from any school can register for the examination. NSEJS examination registration fee costs Rs. 150. 

NSEJS exam date for year 2020 had been scheduled to take place on
November. But this year, because of the pandemic, the exam is likely to be rescheduled. 

It is useful to give NSEJS exam because it shows where you stand in the whole country in terms of knowledge in science and mathematics.