National Science Talent Contest (NSTC) 2022

Registrations are open for National Science Talent Contest (NSTC-19). National Science Talent Contest is a collaborative venture between the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS). STEM Career Program is to encourage more youngsters in the field of Science and to represent their country at the International Level.
Shortlisted students will undergo subject training at local Universities across Pakistan. The finally selected students will represent Pakistan at International Competition. They will be awarded cash prizes and certificates, and PIEAS will offer undergraduate admission to the members of the Olympiad Team without any entrance test.
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Eligibility Criteria

Following is the criteria for NSTC-19:
  1. Age should be less than 20 years on 20th June 2023.
  2. Students currently studying in 9th, 10th (Matric / O level ), and 11th grade (FSc-I / A-Level-I) can apply.
  3. Students should have an aggregate of 60% or more marks in science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics) in the last exam.

Note: Intermediate (Part-II) / A-Level and University Students are not eligible to apply.

Test Pattern

Part-I 20 Mcqs
Part-II 50 Mcqs and one or more Descriptive Questions

Total Time: 3 hours
Total Marks: 100

Test Locations

The test will be conducted in the following cities:
  • Islamabad
  • Lahore
  • Karachi
  • Bahawalpur
  • Multan 
  • Sargodha
  • Gujranwala
  • Gujrat
  • Faisalabad
  • D.I.Khan 
  • Peshawar
  • Abbottabad
  • Sukkur
  • Chitral
  • Swat
  • Hyderabad
  • Muzaffarabad
  • Gilgit
  • Quetta

Test Date: March 2022 (Exact Date will be announced later)

Application Procedure

There are two steps in the online application.

Step 1: Registration
Students should fill out the online registration form and submit it.

Step 2: Challan and Deposit Details
Generate the challan and after submitting the amount enter the deposit details.

Last Date to Apply: 15th February 2022
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