National Science Talent Contest

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NSTC, one of the two main activities of STEM Career Project, is an extension of the National Physics Talent Contest launched by PAEC in 1995 on the directive of the then President, Islamic Republic of Pakistan. NSTC is meant to inspire the youth of the Nation to opt for careers in science, and mathematics and to prepare them for participation in the International Olympiad in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

Four leading education/research institutions of the country are Home Intuitions for different subjects of NSTC, where students are trained and tested and further screened for the subsequent phases of the contest.

Eligibility Criteria of NSTC

The following are the Home Institutions of NSTC:

Biology: National Institute of Bio Technology & Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad

Chemistry: H.E.J Institute of Chemistry, Karachi University

Mathematic: COMSATS institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Defence Road, Lahore

Physics: Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad