NSEB- Nationbal Standard Examination in Biology

NSEB 2016 - Biology Olympiad

Last date to apply

September 15, 2016

About NSEB 2016-17

NSEB, National Standard Examination in Biology is organized by IAPT in collaboration with Association of Teachers in Biological Sciences (ATBS). NSEB is a nationwide Examination for students studying in class 12 or lower level.

  • NSEB is the First and Only screening Test leading towards the International Olympiad in Biology which is recognized worldwide and is held every year.
  • The 27th International Biology Olympiad will be organized at Hanoi, Vietnam in July 2016. 
  • On qualifying NSEB 2016-17, eligible candidate will be able to participate in Indian National Biology Olympiad which is the qualifying stage for the International  Biology Olympiad.

NSEB 2016-17 will be held on November 27, 2016.

Latest Update: NSEB 2016 Result has been declared for the entrance exam that was conducted on 27 November 2017. Candidates can scroll down below to check their Result. INO Biology exam will be conducted on 29 January 2017.

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NSEB 2016-17 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Any
Region All India
Class/ Age Class 12
  • Age: Applicants of NSEB 2016-17 should be born on or after July 1, 1996
  • Educational Qualification: Applicants should be in class 12 or lower as of November 30, 2016.

    Not Eligible to participate in NSEB 2016
  • Students those who have passed class 12 are not eligible for NSEB 2016-17

NSEB 2016-17 Reward

  • On qualifying NSEB 2016-17, eligible candidates can participate in Indian National Biology Olympiad, a gateway to the International Biology Olympiad.
  • For NSEB 2016-17, State wise quota for selection of awardees has been announced depicting the number of eligible candidates.

Other Awards & certificates:

  • Top 10% students of each center (List of centers) will receive certificates.
  •  Top 1% student will be offered Merit Certificates in each State in each Subject.
  •  National top 1% students will receive Special Merit Certificates along with a book.
  • Top 35 students will be given Gold Medals.

NSEB 2016-17 Application form and Process

Interested candidates can enroll themselves through their respective school/college registered as NSEB Exam centers whose lists are given below.

Registration Fee for NSEB 2016:  Rs. 100 to be deposited at the time of registration at the NSEs center. No money should be sent to the IAPT office.

NSEB 2016-17 Selection Process

Selection of candidates for NSEB 2016-17 will be based on marks attained in the examination.

NSEB Result 2016 has been declared for the exam that was conducted on 27 November 2017. A total number of 310 candidates has been selected. 

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NSEB 2016-17 - Examination Pattern and Syllabus

Syllabus for NSEB is broadly equivalent to the syllabus of CBSE Biology of the senior secondary level i.e. class 11 and 12.

  •  The NSEB question paper will consist of 80 Multi Choice questions, each with only one of the four options correct.
  • There will be negative marking for the wrong answers.

NSEB Exam Schedule

Date of Examination Timings
November 27, 2016 01:30 PM to 3:30 PM


NSEB Previous year question papers and solutions

  • Note: Set of previous four years Question Papers and solutions can be purchased by paying a DD of Rs. 100 in favor of IAPT, payable at Kanpur to

    Indian Association of Physics Teachers,
    L-117/302, Naveen Nagar,
    Kanpur(U.P)- 208025,
    Tel: 0512-2500075, 09935432990

NSEB 2016-17 Address

61, Sheelavihar Colony, 7, Heramb co-op. Hsg. Society,
Karve road, Kothrud
Pune Maharashtra 411038 India

NSEB 2016-17 Contact Details

Phone: +91-20-25420163 / 20252754
E-mail: iaptpune2gmail.com

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Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) in collaboration with Association of Teachers in Biological Sciences (ATBS)

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