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NSEB 2018 - Biology Olympiad

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15 September 2018

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About NSEB 2018-19

NSEB 2018: The registration process has been started from 1 August 2018 for NSEB. National Standard Examination in Biology which is commonly known as NSEB. It is organized by IAPT in collaboration with the 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. On qualifying NSEB 2018-19, the eligible candidate will be able to participate in Indian National Biology Olympiad which is the qualifying stage for the International  Biology Olympiad. Get complete details on NSEB 2018 on this page.

NSEB 2018 Exam Date: 25 November 2018

  • The candidates can write NSEB 2018 in both Hindi and English language.

Latest Update: NSEB 2018 registration has been started from 1 August.

NSEB 2018 Dates

The candidates can check NSEB 2018 dates below:

Events Dates
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
NSEB Exam 2018

25 November 2018
(2:00 PM to 4:00 PM)

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.

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NSEB 2018-19 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Any
Region All India
Class/ Age Class 12
  • Age: Applicants of NSEB 2018-19 should be born on or after 1 July 1999
  • Educational Qualification: Applicants should be in class 12 or lower as of 30 November 2018

    Not Eligible to participate in NSEB 2018
  • Students those who have passed class 12 are not eligible for NSEB 2018-19

NSEB 2018-19 Reward

On qualifying NSEB 2018-19, eligible candidates can participate in Indian National Biology Olympiad, a gateway to the International Biology Olympiad.

Other Awards & certificates:

  • Top 10% students of each centre (List of centres) 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 2018-19 Application form and Process

Candidates have to register through their schools or registered centres. The registration form of the National Standard Examination in Biology can only be filled by the Institutions. The registration fee for NSEB 2018 is 150 rupees. The steps of filling the form are also given below.

Click here for Online Registration

  • STEP 1: The schools have to follow the link given above in order to apply for the NSEB Olympiad.
  • STEP 2: The schools have to fill the KV code to further fill the application form.
  • STEP 3: After that, the schools have to fill all the required details such as Principal’s Name, Principal’s Email Id, No of candidates for the test etc.
  • STEP 4: After filling all the details, it is the sole responsibility of the schools to check all the details filled by them are correct in all aspect. They should click on "Apply" button after inspecting the details.
  • STEP 5: An OTP will be sent to the Principal’s Mobile Number which should be filled in the “Registration Confirmation/ Activation Form which will confirm the registration.

Submission of the Application Form

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.

NSEB Admit Card 2018 - Download Here

NSEB 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.

NSEB Admit Card 2018 - Download Here
(Link will be available soon)

NSEB Answer Key 2018

The candidates will be able to check NSEB Answer Key 2018 as soon as it releases by following the link available below. NSEB 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 NSEB Answer Key 2018. Click here to check NSEB Answer Key>>>NSEB Answer Keys

NSEB 2018-19 Selection Process

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 NSEB result will be declared in the first week of January 2019 for the exam scheduled to be conducted on 25 November 2018.

NSEB 2018 - 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.

  • Types of Questions: Multiple choices questions
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Total Marks: 240
  • Negative Marking: There will be -1 marking for the wrong answers.

The candidates can check 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

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

NSEB 2018-19 Contact Details

Prof. G. Venkatesh
IAPT Bangalore Centre 2
Indian Academy Degree
College Hennur Cross, Hennur
Main Road Bangalore-560 043

Email: iapt.nse@gmail.com
Helpline Number. 080 - 49087030

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