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How does a student benefit by participating in the NSTSE?


NSTSE, a curriculum-based examination, will prove very useful to students who wish to assess their strengths and Weaknesses in the subjects of Maths and Science. As an integral part of the academia, this programme will have a far-reaching effect on the competitive spirit of young minds. Based on the development of a skill blueprint, highly experienced educational specialists develop these assessment tests. The analysis of the performance is done at individual student level, class, school and country levels.



Who all are eligible?


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.



I am interested to take part in the NSTSE. How will I come to know about the details of the exam?


You can contact your school principal / In-charge Teacher for competitions. Your school also can participate in this examination.


You can also download the Prospectus & Registration form. Please send the filled application form to our office with required enclosures.




Click here to register Online & Pay exam fee online through Credit Card/Online Bank Account



Myself and few of my friends are interested to take part in the NSTSE but our school has not yet received any information. What do we do? 

Let us know the complete address of your school. We will send detailed information and registration forms to your School so that your Principal / Science Teacher can register your names for the exam. You can send complete address to exam@unifiedcouncil.com


What is the syllabus for the NSTSE?


NSTSE will be based on the CBSE syllabus. 85% of the Syllabus considered for setting the NSTSE Question Paper.


NSTSE question papers are also suitable for students following ICSE/ISC and various other State Board syllabi also.





Any special books which the participants should refer to for the NSTSE preparation?


Brain Mapping Academy, a leading publishing house, is a trend setter in publishing books related to Talent exams and Olympiads for k-12 segment. BMA is specialized in designing thought provoking and application based questions. Its popular and unique series are - Talent & Olympiad exams Resource Books, IIT Foundation & Olympiad Explorer and Reasoning Trainer. More details @ www.bmatalent.com


My school does not want to register for the NSTSE, but I am very eager to write the exam. Can I do it on my own?


You can apply individually and take the exam in declared test centres. Please send the filled application form to our office with required enclosures.


Click here to register Online & Pay exam fee online through Credit Card/Online Bank Account



I am going to write the NSTSE for the first time. Can I get sample papers?


Students desirous of referring to previous years Question Papers can purchase those papers:


Click here to purchase model question papers http://www.unifiedcouncil.com/ModelPapers.aspx


Or previous 5 years question papers van be practiced at www.mapmystep.com



What is the structure and pattern of the examination?


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



Is the NSTSE conducted in English only?


The medium of the Test will be English



When are the results of NSTSE declared? 
Results of both NSTSE are declared normally on 1ST week of March every year.





Do I have to regularly visit your website for the latest update of Unified Council activities? 
All the important information regarding Talent Exams, Seminars, workshops etc., like date, time and venue is available on our website. So it is beneficial for you to surf our site.



I am going to participate in NSTSE. Will I get Admit Card?


Yes, you will receive admit card 2 weeks before the examination. Those who do not receive their Admit Card can download the same 10 days before the exam for our website.



Can I change my Test centre for NSTSE?


You can change Test centre before 2 moths of examination. We cannot change the test centre if request nearing the NSTSE.



Participating in coming NSTSE, I have given / wrong printed my name.


Any corrections (Spelling Mistakes) which are liable to be made can be done at the Examination center it self.


I am NRI, willing to participate in NSTSE,


We thank you for taking interest in NSTSE. Venue of the NSTSE will be respective schools (other than INDIA). There is no open center for NSTSE examination for out side countries. So we do not accept individual applications forms.



Why do students of the same class with similar total marks have different National Ranks?

When more than one student gets an equal top score, priority for awarding ranks will be according to marks acquired in the following specified order of subjects: Mathematics (Biology for PCB group), physics, chemistry, biology and General Questions.

I want to know my rank at city level of exam NSTSE. But I do not find on your website.

We only declare All India and State Ranks. City Wise achievers are declared only for selected cities.

Note: City Rank (for every Class) will be declared for the classes having a minimum participation of 500 students in a particular city.

Selected Cities:

Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneswar + Cuttack, Mohali + Panchkula, Chennai, Faridabad + Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jalandhar, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kanpur, Kota, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida + Ghaziabad, Pune, Varanasi, Yamuna nagar + Karnal + Ambala + Kurukshetra, Vadodara and Visakhapatnam.

I scored All India Rank 95. Why have I not been shown in City wise toppers list?

Yours is an All India rank (AIR), at a higher level. Your rank is based on All India Level participation while City rank is only based on a particular City.

Note: City wise toppers are declared excluding top 100 All India Ranks & State Toppers.

 I appeared for NSTSE. Will I get the certificate?

We will send the Participation Certificate & Student’s Performance Report (if student has opted).

I want to get the information to assess my relative performance, Maximum marks scored by topper in each class.

You can check the same from this link. www.unifiedcouncil.com/achievers.aspx

What does “- -” in Rank column mean?


The marks of a student who gets less than 30 percentage of marks is shown with