NSEP 2020 Exam Scholarship
1. What is the Method of Applying for the NSEP Scholarship Exam?
Ans. Registration or the enrolment of the exam can be done by first contacting the relevant centre for each student. Students will be asked to fill out the NSEP registration form.
First, download the application form from the website and fill in with accurate details. Make sure to use capital letters wherever instructed. Full information should be provided in the NSEP enrolment form. Lastly, the registration form is to be submitted in the concerned centre along with the exam fee.
Total fees to be paid for the Physics exam is Rs.150. Submit the registration form along with the exam fee before the last date.
2. How does NSEP Scholarship Benefit a Student?
Ans. There are multiple benefits for students in attaining NSEP scholarship with the immediate one being entitlement of a scholarship when a qualified candidate takes up B.Sc. in Physics. A maximum of 10 scholarships is awarded every year.
Gold medallists enjoy the option of appearing directly at an interview in the Department of Atomic Energy after they are done with their education. Such candidates will not have to appear for the written examination that takes place prior to the interview.
The top 1% of the qualifying candidates at the National Level will also be given a special merit certificate, and students in top 35 ranks will have gold medals awarded to them.
3. What is the Syllabus of the NSEP Scholarship Exam?
Ans. Some of the important areas of the syllabus include – 1) Geometrical optics, 2) Current Electricity, 3) Electromagnetic Field, 4) Alternating current, 5) Centre of mass, momentum and collision, 6) Electrostatics, 7) Work, power, energy, 8) Semiconductor.
The others topics that will also have to be prepared well by candidates include – 1) Capacitor, 2) Circular motion, 3) Electro-magnetic induction, 4) Simple harmonic motion, 5) Thermodynamics, 6) Heat transfer, 7) Wave optics, 8) Rotation, 9) Surface tension, 10) Rectilinear motion, 11) Gravitation, 12) Sound wave, 13) Fluid etc.
Given the considerable size of the syllabus, candidates need to frame a proper study plan beforehand. To start, NCERT books should be studied thoroughly before moving on to advanced reference books. Solving previous years’ question papers is also crucial to ace this exam.