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The NSTSE exam is unique problem-solving national level talent search examination. It is a cut above the rest. While other All India science talent examinations are aimed at testing how much a student has learned or memorized this test aims at tapping the ability to think fundamentally and reason logically. Different from superficial school tests and examinations NSTSE focuses on the fundamentals. Competitive exams in India today like CAT, CMAT, GRE, GMAT, SNAP also aim at testing the fundamentals of students seeking admission.
With its unique emphasis of improvement over marks and grading, its reduces the stress and strain of preparing for an exam.
Eligibility: Students studying in the following classes are eligible for apply for NSTSE 2014
II, III,IV,V,VI,VII,VIII,IX and X
XI(PCM) and XI(PCB)
XII(PCM) and XII(PCM)
There is no exam for XI,XII PCMB group.
NSTSE Registration / Application Form
Registration and Application Form: Students who wish to apply for NSTSE Exam 2014 are required to fill the registration form enclosed with information brochure and submit the same.
Duly filled in application form with demand draft in favor of “UNIFIED COUNCIL” payable at Hyderabad should be send by courier or speed post.
There are two options for the same
a) Rs 150/- (which includes examination fee of Rs 100/-,SPR- Rs15/-, Postal charges for sending Success Series Books, Hall tickets and SPR- Rs35/-).
b) Rs 200/- (which includes examination fee of Rs 100/-,SPR- Rs15/- , series of question papers Rs 40/-, Postal charges for sending Success Series Books, MQP Hall tickets, Certificates and SPR Rs 45/-).
Application fee can be made be paid either through debit card, credit card or net banking facility.Payment can also made through online payment facility.
NSTSE Exam Dates
Exam date: 02-02-2014 (Sunday)
Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 noon
Last date for receipt of applications: 27.09.2013 (Friday)
NSTSE follows CBSE’s pattern. Questions designed are suitable for students studying ICSE/ISC and various matriculation board syllabus.
There are different question papers for different classes. All questions are objective type with no negative marking
Class: No. Of Questions- Marks
Class 2 (50 marks for 50 questions)
Class 3 (75 marks for 75 questions)
Class4-12 (100 marks for 100 questions)
Division of marks in the Question Paper :
For Classes II :
Science : 25
For Classes III :
Science : 35
For Classes IV & V :
For Classes VI to X :
For Classes XI & XII (PCM)
For Classes XI & XII (PCB)
There is no stress or strain as such in preparing for this exam. The basic objective of preparations is to learn and remember better. While preparing for the exam students condition themselves to face other important examinations of their academic life with various useful techniques and processes.
Books for Reference
Success Series Books Series
For Class II : Passport to Knowledge Republic - I
For Class III : Passport to Knowledge Republic - II
For Class IV : Passport to Knowledge Republic-III
For Class V : Passport to Knowledge Republic - IV
For Class VI : Success Plan Junior
For Class VII : Success Plan
For Class VIII : Success Plan Plus
For Class IX : Success Wizard
For Class X : Success Plan Senior
For Class XI : Success Blue Print
For Class XII : Success Unlimited