JUNIOR SCIENCE TALENT SCIENCE EXAMINATION (JSTSE)

JSTSE (जूनियर विज्ञान प्रतिभा खोज परीक्षा) 2018:

It is also known as Junior Science Talent Science Examination is conducted by Science Branch of Directorate of Education, Delhi. JSTSE is conducted every year usually in the month of January in many Government, KV, Navodaya, NDMC and Private schools of Delhi to find students with an exceptional understanding in science. This examination is for Class IX students only. The selected students are awarded scholarships for their secondary education.


The application form of JSTSE 2018 are not available yet. JSTSE 2018 Application Form will be tentatively available in the month of November, 2017 till the end of December, 2017. You can fill the JSTSE Registration Form online at the official website of the authority when they are available. Follow

this step by step procedure to fill the application form:

  • Visit www.edudel.nic.in, the official website.
  • Search for JSTSE 2018 in the search bar of the homepage.
  • Select the first link from the search results.
  • Click on “Online Application Form for JSTSE-2018” link on the web page.
  • Completely fill the application form and click the Submit button at the bottom of the web page.

Application Fee: No application fee is charged from students appearing in Junior Science Talent Search Examination 2018

Schools must ensure that their students must fulfill each criterion of JSTSE Eligibility Criteria in order to avoid problems at a later stage. The eligibility criteria for JSTSE 2018 is listed below:

  • Student must be studying in CBSE/ ICSE/ State Board or an equivalent institution like Kendriya Vidyalaya, Navodaya Vidyalaya etc.
  • Student must be studying in Class IX for the academic session 2017-18.
  • Student must have secured at least 65% marks in his/her Class VIII.

The Junior Science Talent Search Examination (JSTSE) consists of two papers. JSTSE 2018 Exam Pattern is as follows:

Paper Name Number of Questions Time Allotted (in Mins.)
1 General Knowledge 50 50
2 General Science & Mathematics 150 150

JSTSE 2018 will follow the same syllabus as CBSE/ ICSE/ State Board schools in Delhi. JSTSE Question Paper will cover topics studied by the students during their Class VIII and IX. Additionally, questions about current affairs can also be found in JSTSE 2018.

The selected students are awarded scholarships to complete their secondary education. Generally, top 150 students are offered the scholarships. The merit list is published online at the official website of the authority.