15 days to go! 31st Jan 2016 - Stage 2 NSTSE Exam [ NSTSE Updates ]


The Unified Council, Hyderabad, is inviting applications for National Level Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE), 2016 from students who wish to assess their strengths, Weaknesses and nourish their minds for a bright and enterprising future

About NSTSE 2016 - National Level Science Talent Search Exam

  • NSTSE is a diagnostic test that measures how well a student has understood Mathematics & Science concepts and gives detailed feedback on the same, to help them improve
  • NSTSE is conducted by Unified Council for students of Class 2 - 10 in India, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Yemen, Oman, Kuwait, Russia, Nepal, Libya, Bahrain, Iran and Tanzania
  • Examination is conducted in two levels every year: - Stage-1 (State level) and Stage-II (National Level)

Exam will be held on:

NSTSE - 2016 (2nd LEVEL)

Details on NSTSE Stage 2 on 31st Jan 2016

Details on NSTSE Stage 2 on 31st Jan 2016

Date of Examination

31 - 01 - 2016 (Sunday)


9: 30 a. m. to 11: 30 a. m.


  • NSTSE will be conducted in Two Levels.
  • First Level will be conducted in the selected test centers.
  • Second Level for the Top-500 students (Class 2 - 12) across the nation and Top-20 students from each state and each class will be conducted in the nearest selected State Head Quarters/Main Towns.
  • For Class-1 students NSTSE will be a single level exam.

NSTSE Awards Details:

  • The student who achieves the highest percentage of marks among all the classes is declared as NSTSE Topper and awarded with Rs. 2, 00, 000/- cash prize
  • If none of the students achieves the same, then the student who achieves the highest percentage of mark among all the classes will be awarded with Rs. 1 Lakh.
  • If there is more than one student who achieves the same, the prize money will be distributed equally.
  • The top 3 rankers of NSTSE-2016 will be awarded with a Tablet PC + Memento + Medal
  • The next rankers in each class (Ranks 4 - 25) of classes II-XII will be awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 1000/-
  • Rankers from 26 to 100 of each class will be awarded with BMA’s Talent & Olympiad Exams Resource Book from M/S Brain Mapping Academy
  • All National State & City Rankers of Classes 1 - 9 will be offered a Voucher worth Rs. 400/- from www.mapmySTEP.com - India’s First scientifically designed portal for Olympiad & Talent exams preparation.

Prizes for State Toppers:

  • Top 3 rankers in each state (minimum of 10, 000 students in a particular state) will be awarded with a special award as a token of encouragement.
  • He/she will be awarded with a Britannica Concise Encyclopedia and Wonders of Medical Science (2 CD PACK) worth Rs. 1594/- & Certificate of appreciation

Eligibility Criteria for NSTSE 2016

  • Students of classes I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI (PCM), XI (PCB), XII (PCM), XII (PCB) are eligible to participate in this examination.
  • There is no exam for 11, 12 PCMB group.
  • Class -1 Student is requested to apply through respective schools only.

Selection Process for NSTSE 2016

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

Exam Pattern for NSTSE 2016

  • There will be a different Question Paper for each class.
  • All the questions are objective-type with no negative marking for wrong answers.

Division of marks in the Question Paper:

For Classes II:

  • Mathematics: 25
  • Science: 25

For Classes III:

  • Mathematics: 40
  • Science: 35

For Classes IV & V:

  • Mathematics: 45
  • Science: 45
  • General Questions: 10

For Classes VI to X:

  • Mathematics: 25
  • Physics: 25
  • Chemistry: 20
  • Biology: 20
  • General Questions: 10

For Classes XI & XII (PCM)

  • Mathematics: 40
  • Physics: 25
  • Chemistry: 25
  • General Questions: 10

For Classes XI & XII (PCB)

  • Biology: 40
  • Physics: 25
  • Chemistry: 25
  • General Questions: 10

Examination Fee for NSTSE 2016:

  • Rs. 200 which includes Exam Fee ( Rs. 100) + SPR ( Rs. 15) + Set of Question papers ( Rs. 40/) + Stamps for sending Success series book, MQP, Hall Ticket, Certificate & SPR ( Rs. 45)
  • Instead of sending the Demand Draft, you can use Online Payment facility and you can use Credit Card/Debit Card/NET Banking for Online payment.

How to Apply for NSTSE 2016

  • Direct/individual applications for the NSTSE-2016 will be not accepted.
  • This exam is for the students participating through their respective school only.
  • The venue for this exam will be their respective school. Students are requested to register through their respective school only. For further details please contact the teacher-in-charge at your school.

Registration through School:

  • Please send a single consolidated Demand Draft for the exam fee of all the students appearing for the NSTSE from your school.
  • D. D. should be drawn in favour of UNIFIED COUNCIL payable at HYDERABAD.
  • Frame the list of students in the FORMAT (preferably typed and send it to our address along with the D. D by Courier Service/Register post/Speed Post.
  • For further details and complete school information brochure please send an E-mail.

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- Published/Last Modified on: January 12, 2016