IAPT NSEP 2018- National Standard Examination in Physics


National Standard Examination in Physics (NSEP) 2018: NSEP is organized by Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT). Through NSEP, IAPT aims to find the talented young and prepare them for International Physics Olympiad (IPO). NSEP is conducted every year in the month of November at various centres across the country. The dates for NSEP 2018 has not been announced yet but will tentatively be held in the month of November 2018, like every year. Students willing to apply and participate in NSEP 2018 can find complete details on NSEP 2018 Application Form, eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern and awards.

NSEJS-Application FormLatest Update on 17th July: NSEP Examination application process is likely to begin from 1st of August, interested candidates may read the complete information/ get the exam schedule from below section. 

NSEP 2017 - National Standard Examination in Physics: IAPT.org.in

NSEP 2018 Registration

The application form of National Standard Examination in Physics is available throughout the month of September every year. NSEP 2018 Application Form will be available in offline mode only at any of the NSE Centres. You can apply for NSEP 2018 by following these simple steps:

  • Locate the nearest NSE Centre: First, you will have to locate a NSEP Centre which is nearest to you. As mentioned above IAPT has established thousands of centres in the past decade. You can find the list of all centres with name, address and contact number in given pdf.

Check Here: NSE Centers List

  • Filling the application form: Once you have successfully located the examination centre, you can collect NSEP Application Form and duly submit it once you have filled it completely and correctly.

NSEP Exam Date 2018 

EventsImportant Dates
Registration of Centres1st – 31st August 2018
Enrolment of Candidates1 st August- 15th September 2018
Last date to make payment by the centre-in-charge through SBI Bank19th September 2018
Dates of Examination25th November 2018
Result announcement25th December 2018
Final list of candidates for INO2nd January 2018

To Apply Online: Click Here NSEJS-Application Form

NSEP Eligibility Criteria

The basic objective of NSEP is to look for talent in the young and help them grow enough to represent India at international level. This is the reason why IAPT wants this exam to be accessible to maximum students. MTSE Eligibility Criteria is as follows:

  • Student must be an Indian citizen studying in Class XII or lower in CBSE, ICSE, State Board or any equivalent board affiliated school.
  • The maximum age to be eligible is 18 years in this examination.

NSEP 2018 Exam Pattern

The medium of the MTSE Question Paper will be English only. There will be 70 questions in total in the question paper out of which 60 will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and 10 will be descriptive in nature. Each question will carry 3 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer. NSEP Exam Pattern is listed below:

ClassNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks

NSE Physics 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus for National Standard Examination in Physics (NSEP) is similar to the pattern followed by CBSE, ICSE and State Board schools all over India. No specific NSEP Syllabus has been released yet.


There is no reward on qualifying this examination. NSEP’s sole purpose is to find the Physics talent in the young and make them ready for India National Physics Olympiad (INPO) and International Physics Olympiad (IPO).

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