NSEA 2020 Exam Result


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The National Standard Examination in Astronomy is a competitive exam conducted by the Indian Association of Physics Teachers to unfurl the talents of the aspiring students in the field of Elementary Astronomy. The examination is generally conducted in the month of November and the results announced separately for Class 11 and 12 as soon as the evaluation is done. The medium of instruction for the NSEA exam can be chosen by the students at the time of registration. The choices available are Hindi and English.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. What Type of Questions are Asked in the NSEA Exam?

Ans: The questions in the NSEA exam are mostly based on the application level of the concepts. The NSEA Exam question paper consists of 80 multiple choice questions which are of higher-order thinking skills. Each question has four alternatives out of which only one is correct. The questions cover various concepts in Physics, Mathematics, and Elementary Astronomy. The maximum marks that a student can score in the NSEA Exam Result is 240. However, students should be aware of negative marking schemes.

Q2. Is there a Negative Marking Scheme in the NSEA Exam?

Ans: Yes, the NSEA exam has negative marking. The NSEA Exam question paper has 80 questions in total which account for 240 marks. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks to the student. However, the student should be aware of the negative marking. Each incorrect answer will account for a loss of 1 mark from the total score of the student in the NSEA exam. Practicing more sample papers will help the students to get the best scores in the NSEA exam result.

Q3. Who is Eligible to Take up the NSEA Exam?

Ans: Any student who is pursuing class 12 or lower in any of the Indian Schools or colleges are eligible to take up the NSEA exam. The students should be the citizens of India to qualify for this exam. The student appearing for this exam should be no more than 19 years of age. The applicant must not be appearing in any other NSEJS exam for that academic year. There is no restriction on gender and caste. So, students belonging to any gender or caste or religion or creed can appear for the NSEA examination.

Q4. What is the Syllabus for the NSEA Exam?

Ans: The syllabus for the NSEA exam is the same as that of the syllabus prescribed by the CBSE boards in the NCERT textbooks. The syllabus embraces the most important concepts in Elementary Astronomy, Physics, and Mathematics. Students can also refer to the sample question papers and the question papers of previous year’s NSEA exams to get a stronghold on the syllabus. Though the NSEA syllabus is the same as that of the CBSE board, the level of questions asked in the NSEA exams is higher. Students should have a deeper understanding of the concepts to perform well in the NSEA exams.