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1 October 2018

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NSTSE: The registration process has been started. The candidates can register individually as well as through school for NSTSE 2019. NSTSE is an Olympiad that measures how well a student has understood Mathematics & Science concepts and gives detailed feedback on the same, to help them improve. National Level Science Talent Search Exam is commonly known as NSTSE. NSTSE is conducted by Unified Council for students of Class 2-12  in India, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Yemen, Oman, Kuwait, Russia, Nepal, Libya, Bahrain, Iran, and Tanzania. NTSE is conducted on two levels, that is level 1 and level 2. The candidates appearing in Level 1 will be eligible to appear in Level 2. Get complete details on NSTSE 2019 on this page.

Unified CouncilIt is a professionally managed progressive organisation in the field of education, established in the year 1998 by eminent personalities from various fields, some of who are academicians of international repute.

NSTSE 2019 Dates

Events Dates
Last date to apply 1 October 2018
Availability of Admit Card 6 December 2018
NSTSE Exam Date
(For Individual and Direct Applicants)
16 December 2018
(10:00 A.M to 11:30 Noon)
NSTSE Result Date Second week of March 2019


How is NSTSE helpful for the students?

  • NSTSE question papers are scientifically designed to test concepts underlying the curriculum in an interesting way. The questions include Mathematics and Science.
  • It also provides Student’s Performance Report 1& 2 (SPR which provides real feedback on real learning). Allows students to know where he/she stands and pinpoints areas of strength and weakness. This talent search exam is for feedback and improvement. This report will be helpful for each and every student to analyse his/her performance and improve upon it.
  • More than 4,50,000 students appeared in NSTSE 2017-18 in 16 countries and around  91,00,000  students have participated in the exams conducted by Unified Council till date.

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NSTSE Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Yemen, Oman, Kuwait, Russia, Nepal, Libiya, Bahrain, Iran and Tanzania
Class/ Age Class 2-10
Class 11 and 12 - PCM and PCB

NSTSE Reward

NSTSE 2019 Topper: NSTSE topper will be awarded Rs. 2,00,000 cash prize. The student who achieves the highest percentage of marks among all the classes is declared as NSTSE Topper.

Rank Prize
Top 3 rankers of each class of NSTSE 2019 Tablet PC + Memento+Medal.
Rank 4-25 of each class of NSTSE 2019 Cash Prize of Rs. 1000
Rank 26-100 of each class of NSTSE 2019 BMA's Talent & Olympiad Exams Resource Book from M/S. Brain Mapping Academy

Additional Prize: Rank 1-100 students of each class will get Britannica Concise Encyclopedia and Planet Earth (2 CD PACK) worth Rs. 1690, a Medal and a certificate of appreciation.

Consolation Prize: The Top rankers in each class from the selected cities given below are awarded a Britannica Concise Encyclopedia and Planet Earth (2 CD PACK) costing Rs 1690 and a Certificate of Appreciation.

Selected Cities: All the National, State and City Rankers of class 2-12 are given a voucher worth Rs. 400 from mapmySTEP.  City-wise topper is declared after the 100 ranks across the country and state toppers.

Bangalore , Bareilly, Bhubaneswar + Cuttack, Mohali + Panchkula, Chennai , Faridabad + Gurgaon , Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kota, Luckno w, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida + Ghaziabad , Pune , Varanasi,Yamuna nagar + Karnal + Ambala + Kurukshetra, Vadodara and Visakhapatnam.

NSTSE Application form and Process

NSTSE Registration Form 2019 can be filled in both Online and Offline mode. All the candidates must read the information brochure carefully before submitting the application form. The candidates must enter their Personal details, Mailing address as well as school details, given in the Registration form.

NSTSE Application Form 2018-19 - Apply Here

 NSTSE 2019 Registration Fee

  • Rs 300 + 18% GST for Examination Fee including 2 Past/Model Question Paper, SPR, Success Series Book and Postal charges.
  • The fees can be paid by sending a DD in favour of "Unified Council" payable at Hyderabad
  • The fees can also be paid Online at www.unifiedcouncil.com through Net banking/credit card/debit card

NSTSE 2019 Admit Card

Students can download NSTSE 2019 admit card from NSTSE website from 6 December onwards. Candidates must take the print- out of the NSTSE Admit Card 2019 to carry on the day of the examination. Without the admit card the candidate is not eligible to appear in the exam. The candidate should keep the admit card safely till the prizes are not announced. The candidates can also download NSTSE Admit card here.>>> NSTSE Admit Card 2018-19

NSTSE Selection Process

  • The Selection would be based on the written examination. 
  • The exam would test the Science and Mathematics ability of the students.

NSTSE Exam Pattern

  • There will be a separate question paper for each class and the exam would be in the English language.
  • There will be objective type questions of 1 mark each and no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • NSTSE exam will be of 90 minutes.
  • NSTSE Syllabus is majorly based on CBSE, but the NSTSE exam is equally suitable for students following ICSE/ISC  & various state board syllabi.
  • NSTSE previous year question papers are not available but the students can purchase them from the Unified Council.

NSTSE 2019 Question Paper Pattern

Class -->> Class 2 Class 3 to 5 Class 6 to 10 Class 11 & 12
Class 11 & 12
Subject No. of Questions
Mathematics 25 25 25 25  -
General Science 25 30
Critical Thinking  -  5 5 5 5
Physics  -  - 10 15 15
Chemistry  -  - 10 15 15
Biology  -  - 10  - 25
Total Questions 50 60 60 60 60


NSTSE Contact Details

Unified Council
#16-11-16/1/B, Farhath Hospital Lane,
Saleem Nagar, Malakpet,
Hyderabad - 500036

Phone: 040- 24545862, 24557708,66139917
Fax : 040-2454 2215
E-Mail: exam@unifiedcouncil.com

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