1. Why Should a Student Appear For The National Standard Examination in Physics?
The National Standard Examination in Physics is a voluntary examination, which allows a student to evaluate himself or herself. Candidates appearing in this exam get an opportunity to compete on a national level. They can identify their weak areas and work on them. Moreover, this exam prepares aspirants for other competitive exams as well.
Gold medallists of this exam get an opportunity to appear for the direct interview of the Department of Atomic Energy. They do not have to sit for any entrance tests. Besides this, if a candidate after qualifying this exam decides to study B.Sc. with Physics, then he will get scholarships (maximum 10). These scholarships provide financial assistance to deserving students and encourage them to pursue higher studies.
2. How Do I Register for the National Standard Examination in Physics?
The registration process for the National Standard Examination in Physics involves a few steps. Candidates have to download a registration form from the official website of IAPT first. After this, they will have to fill their details in it. These details include a candidate’s name, address, parent’s name, preferred language, and details of their educational institute. After filling these details, they will have to sign a declaration stating their information as accurate. Finally, they have to submit this registration form along with Rs.150 to their center in-charge. This amount is non-refundable, and it is a one-time payment. Even if a candidate qualifies in the next stage, he/she does not have to pay this amount again.