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NSEJS Exam Sample Papers 2022-2023

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NSEJS 2022-23 - Sample Papers PDF Free Download, Exam Syllabus, Pattern and Important Topics

NSEJS or the National Standard Examination in Junior Science is the preliminary examination that the student has to clear for a chance to attempt the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO). NSEJS is a national examination and that is difficult to crack because of the high cutoff and a large number of students appearing for the exam. Out of the usual number of 80000 who  appear only 300 are selected. To crack these exams, sample papers are  extremely helpful. And for other notifications regarding the NSEJS exam, you can log in to the Vedantu website and even refer to the sample papers. 


NSEJS Exam Dates 2022-23

Most important step is to stay updated with the key dates of your exam. This surely must be on your mind already so check out the important dates mentioned below of NSEJS Exam 2022-23.



Registration Begins

August 1,  2022

Registration Ends

August 21,  2022

Exam Date

November 27, 2022

Result Date

December 29, 2022

NSEJS Exam Sample Papers - Pattern 2022-23

Students must have a thorough idea of the exam pattern before they sit to prepare for the same. Find below an overview of the NSEJS 2022  exam pattern.


Exam Duration

Total Marks

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Biology

  • Mathematics

2 hours 


NSEJS Exam Sample Papers 2022-23 - Marking Scheme

Set A

Set B

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions 

Multiple Choice Questions 

No of Questions



Marks for Correct Answer



Marks for Incorrect Answer



NSEJS Exam Stages 

Stage 1- Annually, around 80000 people from the country appear for the examination, of which they need to qualify for the merit list and around 300 students are selected among them according to the merit clause. And the last rank, if tied, then all students with the same marks at this position are qualified to appear for the second level examination or stage 2. 


Stage 2 - This stage of the examination is tougher and among the qualified candidates who appear for the second stage, have to clear the cutoff of 50% of the maximum score which is also called the MAS (Minimum Admissible Score). Among the 300 members that appear for the Indian National Junior Science Olympiad (INJSO), the top 35 attend a two-week camp. A team of six members are then selected to represent our country India in the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO). 


NSEJS Exam Sample Papers 2022-23 - Download PDF 

Students are advised to download the NSEJS sample question papers to improve their preparation and readiness levels. Solving these papers would provide them with necessary information about exam structure and they can refine their answers by practicing these papers before their exam date. At Vedantu, NSEJS previous year questions papers can be downloaded in pdf format for free. 


Benefits of Solving Sample Question Papers

  1. This method of learning is a proven effective method of increasing a student’s confidence and giving the result of enhanced time management skills.

  2. Solving sample papers can be of a great help as many questions are repeated in context.

  3. This is the best source of learning for your last minute preparation.

  4. Students can experience the outcome of their so-far preparation and then prepare themselves accordingly.


NSEJS Exam Sample Papers 2022-23 - Important Topics 

Syllabus Subjects and the Important Topics

Aspirants must prioritize their preparation according to their weak and strong topics and they should also be aware of the important topics that are to come in the NSEJS exam 2022-23.

S. No.


Important Topics



  • Light- Concave Mirror, Deviation Through Two Plane Mirror, T.I.R, Shadow

  • Sound- Echo, Node & Anti Node 

  • Electricity

  • Work, Power, Energy- Efficiency & Power

  • Magnetism, Gravitation

  • Simple Harmonic Motion- Simple Pendulum

  • Fluid- Floatation

  • Force

  • Heat- Radiation, Anomalous Behaviour of Water, Thermal Expansion

  • Rectilinear Motion-  VelocityMotion, Newton’s Laws Of Motion

  • Unit Dimension

  • Electrostatics- Ohm’s Law, Coulomb’s Law, Combination Of Resistance, potential



  • Biodiversity- Chordates, Monera, Non-Chordates

  • Biotech- GMC (Genetically Modified Crops)

  • Control and Coordination- Endocrine System, Nerve conductor, Sympathetic Nervous System

  • Cell Biology- Cell Organelles, Types of Cell

  • Human Health & Diseases- Immunity

  • Reproduction- Asexual Reproductions

  • Heredity and Evolution- DNA Fingerprinting, DNA

  • Microbes in Human Welfare



  • Acids, Bases, And Salts

  • Analytical Chemistry

  • Metals And Non-Metals

  • Mole Concept

  • Carbon

  • Study Of Gas Laws

  • Equivalent Concept

  • Periodic Table And Periodicity In Properties


NSEJS Exam Sample Papers - Preparation Tips

  • Make a steady timetable which is a disciplined pattern of all subjects and topics distributed according to your learning preference. The exam dates and syllabus is available at Vedantu for your convenience. You can make your timetable with respect to the key dates of the exam. The NSEJS syllabus 2022-23 is updated for students to check and prepare.

  • Students are advised to prepare using the reliable study material available. NCERT textbooks are the best choice to acquire conceptual knowledge. You can check out the suggested book table given below for preparing according to your choice.




Physical and Inorganic Chemistry

OP Tandon

Physics Book

H.C Verma and S.L Arora

Mathematics Book

R.D Sharma


NSEJS Exam Result 2022-23 - How to Check

  • Visit official website of IAPT- Indian Association of Physics Teacher

  • Tap on the result tab visible on homepage

  • Enter your roll number and name in the given blank

  • Your result will be displayed on the screen

  • Download your result and print for future reference.



The National Standard Examination in Junior Science will help students in a number of ways. It will identify and strengthen students' scientific prowess. They will be able to develop creative and original problem solving skills. And with Vedantu’s help, students will clear the tests easily. The students will benefit immensely from the set of sample papers provided for the exam. 

FAQs on NSEJS Exam Sample Papers 2022-2023

1. What are the Benefits of Sample Papers for NSEJS?

There are multiple benefits and importance of Sample Papers:

  • Sample papers are based on the format of the actual question paper which will help the students to gain an understanding of the sections and markings.

  • The subjects included are Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics and sample papers will also help you understand the way questions are asked. 

  • Along with the questions, the students will understand the marks distribution of the NSEJS exam and the frequently asked questions, even the most important topics. 

2. How to be a Top Scorer in NSEJS?

Solving sample papers for NSEJS will bring you one step closer to achieving your goal of scoring well. With the help of sample papers, you will be able to test yourself and all the questions will also help you in revising the entire syllabus thoroughly.

3. Is the Difficulty Level of the Sample Papers of NSEJS the Same as That of the Main Paper?

The level of difficulty of the sample papers can be easy, intermediate or hard. Because the competition is high and the difficulty level of the NSEJS exam is also high you have to be prepared enough to easily solve all levels of sample papers. And with practice, even the hard level will become easy to solve. 

4. Is NSEJS a MCQ?

Yes, the National Standard Examination in Junior Science Sample Papers has MCQ format.

5. Is a calculator allowed in the NSEJS exam?

No, calculators are not allowed in the NSEJS exam.