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NSEP 2021 Exam Mock Test

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The National Standard Examinations(NSE) is responsible for conducting the NSEP exam. NSEP is the first competitive examination that acts as a screener for the International Olympiads.


NSEP examination helps in establishing a platform for the students where they can learn and be completely clear of all the physics concepts. It also helps in encouraging students to pursue a career in the field of Physics. NSEP examination also helps in facilitating greater interaction among the students and the teachers on the subject. 


NSEP is conducted in two levels which are the Selection round and the Regional round. The selection round is the first stage and it helps in filtering out the candidates. The Regional round consists of deserving candidates from different states who participate and give another exam. There are five stages for the entire Physics Olympiad and they are NSEP, INPhO, OCSC, PDT, and IPhO.


In this article, we have summarized the importance of how practising in the NSEP 2021 mock test can help the candidate to score well in the examination. The NSEP mock test simulates the structure of the examination and hence it is very important to be aware of the same. 

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1: What is the Examination Structure of the NSEP 2021? 

Ans: The exam structure or the pattern of the NSEP examination is given below: 

PART A

PART B

Total Marks in Part a =180

Type of Questions = Multiple Choice Questions 

part A1: There Are Four Options and Only One Option Will Have the Right Answer. 

part A2: There Are Four Options in Total and More Than One Correct Option. 

Total Marks in Part B = 60

Total Number of Questions = 6 

Type of Questions = Short Answer Type.

Q2: Name All the Stages of the National Olympiad Program? 

Ans: The Science Olympiad program is divided into five stages and throughout all these five stages the candidates are tested and the best are selected in the final stage. The stages are-

  • Stage I: National Standard Examinations (NSE)

  • Stage II: Indian National Olympiad (INO)

  • Stage III: Orientation cum Selection Camp (OCSC)

  • Stage IV: Pre-departure Training Camp (PDT)

  • Stage IV: Pre-departure Training Camp (PDT)

Q3: List Out the Importance of Taking Part in the NSEP 2021 Mock Test? 

Ans: There are many advantages of writing a mock test for the NSEP examination. Mock tests in a way help the candidate to save time as they will already be familiar with the questions. Even if the candidate is familiar with all the topics, many tend to make mistakes while writing the answers. A mock test helps in identifying the type of error that the candidates are making. The chances of repeating the same error in the actual examination will very likely reduce.  The NSEP exam is due to begin on September 14.