Foundation Level Exams

National Talent Search Examination (NTSE Stage-1)

  • Eligible for class 10th students, this exam is conducted by NCERT at the National level.
  • The tentative month of Notification for this exam is July and the month of Level-1 examination is November.
  • It comprises of both MAT & SAT conducted at 2 levels: Stage 1 and Stage 2.
  • Link:http://www.ncert.nic.in/programmes/talent_exam/talent_srch_exam.html

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE)

  • Eligible for class IX to XIIth students, this exam is conducted by NBHM, DAE at the International Level
  • The tentative month of notification for this exam is August to September
  • Tentative month of Level-1 examination- November
  • Rewards are given for toppers in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
  • Link: http://olympiads.hbcse.tifr.res.in/

National Standard Examination in Junior Science (NSEJS)

  • Eligible for students of class VIII, IX and Xth, this exam is conducted by IAPT, HBCSE on behalf of NBHM, DAE at the International Level.
  • The tentative month of notification for this exam is August to September
  • Tentative month of Level-1 examination- November
  • Link: http://www.iapt.org.in

Junior Mathematics Olympiad (JMO)

  • Eligible for students of class X, XI and XII th, it is conducted by KVS, HBCSE at the International Level.
  • The tentative month of notification for this exam is June to July
  • Tentative month of Level-1 examination- August to September
  • Link: http://www.kvsangathan.nic.in

Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO)

  • Conducted by Education Ministry of the participating countries, the tentative month of the notification of the exam is January.
  • Tentative month of Level-1 exam is May.
  • Link: http://www.apho2014.org/

CBSE Group Mathematical Olympiad (GMO)

  • Eligible for students of class IX to XIIth, the exam is conducted by NBHM & CBSE at the International Level
  • The tentative month of notification for this exam is September to October
  • Tentative month of Level-1 examination- December
  • Link: http://www.cbseacademic.in/

CBSE-TERI Green Olympiad

  • Eligible for students of class VIII-Xth, the exam is conducted by UNESCO & DESD at the International Level
  • The tentative month of notification for this exam is June and July
  • Tentative month of Level-1 examination- August to September
  • Link: http://www.teriin.org/olympiad