NSEC 2020 Exam Sample Paper
Question 1) How to Get the Admit Card for NSEC?
Answer 1) IAPT releases the admit card for exams online in the first week of November 2020, tentatively. Students can also collect the admit cards offline from the examination center or from their respective schools. The IAPT admit cards will hold all the details of the student along with other necessary details like the name of the examination, date, and the timing for the exam, the exam center, etc. Students will have to attest admit cards from the School principal.
Question 2) What are the Stages in the Chemistry Olympiad?
Answer 2) The Chemistry Olympiad examination consists of the following stages:
Stage 1) NSEC - National Standard Examination in Chemistry,
Stage 2) INChO - Indian National Chemistry Olympiad,
Stage 3) OSC - Orientation cum Selection Camp in the subject of chemistry,
Stage 4) PDT - Pre-departure Training Camp for IChO, and
Stage 5) IChO - Participation in International Chemistry Olympiad.
Only the first stage is excluded from the organization of HBCSE because it is looked after by IAPT. The rest of the stages are planned and organized by HBCSE.
Question 3) What is the Eligibility Criteria for NSEC?
Answer 3) The eligibility criteria that every student appearing for NSEC have to follow are:
All the Indian students with a date of birth on or after July 1, 1998, are eligible.
Students who are in Class XII or lower can also sit for the examination.
Students who have qualified Class XII examinations are not eligible to enroll for the NSEC.
A student can sit for multiple Olympiad exams provided the examination schedule allows it, i.e. there is no overlap.
Students must satisfy all the eligibility criteria or will be disqualified.