15 September 2017
National Standard Examination in Physics (NSEP), conducted by Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) is the first step for the worldwide Olympiad in Physics. On qualifying NSEP 2017, eligible students will be able to participate in the Indian National Physics Olympiad (A qualifying stage of International Physics Olympiad). This examination is conducted every year since 1987 and today, more than 40,000 students at over 1200 centres across the nation appear in NSEP every year. NSEP is carried out in English, Hindi and a few other Indian Languages.
|Class/ Age||up to class 12|
Note: Gold medalists in NSEP, after completing their education, may join DAE
(Department of Atomic Energy) directly through an interview without appearing in their entrance test.
Candidates have to register through their schools or registered centres. The registration form of the National Standard Examination in Physics can only be filled by the Institutions. The steps of filling the form are given below:
The candidates who have filled the application form should submit the same to complete the application process. Before the final submission of the application form, the candidates should make sure that they have filled the correct details on the form.
NSEP Admit Card is now available to download for the candidates to appear in the examination scheduled to be conducted on 26 November 2017. The candidates can download the admit card from 13 November 2017 onwards.
The admit card is an important document to be carried at the examination centre. The link to download the admit card is given below. The candidates have to enter their username and password to download the admit card.
NSEP Admit Card 2017 - Download Here
Candidates are selected based on marks obtained in the NSEP Examination by the candidate. More the marks obtained by the candidates more will be their probability of being selected. The NSEP result will be declared in the first week of January 2018 for the exam scheduled to be conducted on 26 November 2017.
Syllabus for NSEP is broadly equivalent to the CBSE Physics of the senior secondary level i.e. class 11 and 12.
Previous year question papers and solutions - Click Here
Note: Set of previous four years Question Papers and solutions can be purchased by paying a DD of Rs. 100 in favour of IAPT, payable at Kanpur to
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