National Standard Examination in Astronomy (NSEA) 2019 – NSEA is organized by Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT). NSEA is usually conducted in the month of November every year at thousands of test centers across the country. NSEA aims the selection of aspiring and talented students for the Astronomy Olympiad Program.
The dates for NSEA 2019 have been announced and the exam will be conducted on 4th week of November 2019 (from 2:00-4:00 PM). Students who have a knack for Astronomy and are interested in appearing for NSEA 2018 can get complete information on NSEA 2019 Eligibility, application form, exam pattern, syllabus and awards in the article given below.
NSEA 2019 Exam Dates
|Registration of Centres||August 2019|
|Enrolment of Candidates||1st week of August to mid September 2019|
|Last date of payment of fee by the centre in-charge through SBI collect only||3rd week of September 2019|
|Date of Examination||4th week of November 2019|
|Exam Timing||2:00 – 4:00 PM|
|Publication of Result||Last week of December 2019|
NSEA Astronomy Eligibility
The student must himself ensure that he fulfills each criterion of NSEA Eligibility Criteria. At any stage, if the student is found not eligible, he/she will be immediately kicked out of the examination. The eligibility criteria are as follows:
The student must be an Indian citizen born on or after 1 January 2000 and is studying in Class XII or lower as of November 2019.
Check the Official Brochure: Here
NSEA 2019 Application Form
The application form of National Standard Examination in Astronomy is available throughout the month of September every year. NSEA 2019 Application Form are distributed by offline means only and will be available at any of the NSE Centre. IAPT have thousands of NSE Centres spread uniformly across the country. You can get your copy of NSEA Application Form by following these steps:
- Locating nearest NSE Centre: First, you will have to locate a NSE Centre nearest to you. As mentioned above IAPT has established thousands of centres in the past decade. You can easily get a list of all centres with name, address and contact number here in this link. Please remember that the centre you submit the application form in will be your centre for the examination.
- Filling the Application Form: Once you have successfully located the examination centre, you can collect NSEA Application Form 2018 and duly submit it once you have filled it completely.
Direct link for NSEA Registration: Click Here
NSEA Exam Pattern
NSEA question paper will contain a total of 80 questions. Each correct answer will award 3 marks and an incorrect answer will result in deduction of 1 mark, there is negative marking in NSEA 2019. The exam pattern based on last year’s NSEA Olympiad is listed in the table below:
|Subject||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
The syllabus for National Standard Examination in Astronomy 2019 is almost similar as the curriculum followed by CBSE, ICSE or State Board affiliated schools in India. However, only basic guidelines for the course are given. No specific NSEA Syllabus has been released yet.
NSEA Sample Papers 2019
National Standard Examination of Sample papers could be collected from the IAPT official site. Reference to the authenticate material will help you to enhance your exam preparation 10 times. To download authenticate NSEA Sample Papers Click Here.
NSEA Astronomy Awards
The basic objective of National Standard Examination in Astronomy is to find students talented enough to represent India at an international level. Top 300 performers of NSEA 2018 will qualify for the second round of Astronomy Olympiad i.e Indian National Astronomy Olympiad.