NSEJS Exam Pattern
Q1. Which Calculators are Allowed in the NSEJS Exam?
Ans. There are several calculator models, which can be used during INO exams only if they meet specific criteria. The first criterion is that calculators should not feature a graphing mode. Secondly, the display of the same should not contain above three rows, which is similar to matrix mode. Third, calculating devices should not have an integration function or equation solver.
Lastly, calculators should not store physical constant values in their memory. Some calculators that are allowed for usage are Casio fx - 220 plus, HP 10s +, Canon f - 502 G, Orpat Fx - 100D, Sharp EL - 501 X, TI - 30X IIS/IIB and various others which meet all the mentioned criteria.
Q2. What is the Eligibility for the NSEJS Exam?
Ans. The fundamental eligibility requirement is that candidates must be eligible to hold an Indian passport. His/her date of birth has to be within 1st January 2006 and 31st December 2007, inclusive of both the days. Next, he/she must be a resident and a student in India from 30th November 2018 or before. This means that a candidate must be an Indian school pupil from that date or earlier.
Moreover, a student must not have completed his/her board examination or equivalent exam of class X before 30th November 2020. Also, students must not be sitting for exams like NSEA, NSEC, NSEP or NSEB in the current year.
Q3. Which are the Prescribed Books for NSEJS?
Ans. The NSEJS is a tough Junior Science Olympiad dedicated for pupils of classes 9 and 10. Some of the best-prescribed textbooks for NSEJS are NCERT and R.D Sharma for Mathematics, S.L Arora and H.C Verma for Physics, NCERT books up to Class 11 for Biology and O.P Tandon for Chemistry. Make sure to solve the various exercises at the end of each chapter in NCERT books. Doing so should help one attain a better grasp of the concepts. Besides studying from books, students must also solve sample question papers and appear for mock tests to attain a commendable score.