15 September 2018
NSEA 2018: The registration has been started from 1 August 2018. The registration in NSEA is only possible through schools or registered centres. National Standard Examination in Astronomy which is commonly known as NSEA is an examination for the school students of up to class 12. NSEA is conducted annually. NSEA contest is organized by the Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) and is the first step for the selection of students in the Astronomy Olympiad Program. This contest is first of its kind and the Only Screening Test leading towards the International Olympiad and thus, offers participants an opportunity to enrich their educational skills. NSEA Exam will be held on 25 November 2018 from all over the country can participate in this. Scroll down to read more on NSEA 2018.
Latest Update: NSEA 2018 registration has been started from 1 August.
The candidates can check NSEA 2018 dates below:
|Registration of centres||1 to 31 August 2018|
|Enrolment of candidates - Started!||1 August to 15 September 2018|
|Last date of payment of Fee||19 September 2018|
|NSEA Exam 2018||
25 November 2018
|List of candidates who qualify in MAS*||
25 December 2018
|Final list of selected candidates for INO||
2 January 2019
Note: MAS stands for Minimum Admissible Score.
|Class/ Age||Up to Class 12|
Students on qualifying the NSEA contest will be eligible for participating in Indian National Astronomy Olympiad that is the second subsequent stage for participation in International Olympiad in Astronomy and Astrophysics 2018.
Candidates have to register through their schools or registered centres. The registration form of the National Standard Examination in Astronomy can only be filled by the Institutions. The registration fee for NSEA 2018 is 150 rupees. NSEA 2018 application form will be available on the link below.
Click here for Online Registration
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.
NSEA Admit Card will be available to download for the candidates to appear in the examination scheduled to be conducted on 25 November 2018. The dates for the same will be notified later.
The admit card is an important document to be carried at the examination centre. The link to download the admit card will be available below. The candidates have to enter their username and password to download the admit card.
NSEA Admit Card 2018 - Download Here
(Link will be available soon)
The candidates will be able to check NSEA Answer Key 2018 as soon as it releases by following the link available below. NSEA Answer Key 2018 is expected to be released in the first week of December 2018, however, there is no official date has been announced regarding the same. The candidates can also challenge NSEA Answer Key 2018. Click here to check NSEA Answer Key>>>NSEA Answer Keys
Candidates are selected based on marks obtained in the NSEA Examination by the candidate. More the marks obtained by the candidates more will be their probability of being selected. The NSEA result will be declared in the first week of January 2018 for the exam scheduled to be conducted on 25 November 2018.
Syllabus of the senior secondary level of CBSE up to class 12 is recommended for the preparation of the NSEA examination. Subjects such as Physics (calculus not expected), Mathematics and Elementary Astronomy will be given greater importance for the examination purpose.
The candidates can check Previous year question papers and solutions>> Click Here
Note: Set of previous four years question papers with solutions/ answers, in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy is available, cost .100/- Set of last four years question papers with solutions/ answers in Junior Science is available, cost `.50/-. Send a DD of `.100/- or `.50/- in favour of 'IAPT', payable at
Kanpur to Indian Association of Physics Teachers
L-117/302, Naveen Nagar, Kanpur (U.P) - 208 025.
(Tel.: 0512-2500075, 09935432990)
NSEA result will be declared separately for Class 11 and Class 12. Candidates can check NSEA result 2018 here as soon as it releases. However, the previous year result of NSEA is available below in pdf format. A total number of 656 students were selected from class 11 and a total of 1393 were selected from class 12. Check NSEA Result below.
Click Here to check NSEA Class 11 Result
Click Here to check NSEA Class 12 Result
Prof. G. Venkatesh
IAPT Bangalore Centre 2
Indian Academy Degree
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