FAQs

The learning curve with IPTSE doesn’t have to be steep.

Here are some frequently asked questions.

The registration fee is ₹ 250, excluding taxes.

IPTSE 2020 is open to Highschool students (Grade 9-12) and Undergraduate students belonging to Law, Engineering and Technology, Fashion/Design/Mass Communication and Media. Researchers too

  1. The eligibility criteria for school students:
    1. Should be a student in class 9-12, enrolled in any stream; Arts, Science or Commerce.
    2. Enrolled in an English-medium school.
  2. The eligibility criteria for university students:
    1. Should be enrolled in a technical/non-technical stream – Law, Engineering and Technology, Fashion, Design, Media and Mass communication. Research students are welcome too!
    2. Should belong to a recognized, English medium university.
    3. Must possess a valid student ID.

Here are a few important dates with regards to IPTSE 2020:
Registrations close on 15th February, 2021
https://iptse.com/registration-2020/

Mock tests: 10th February, 2021

Examination: 1st – 27th, March ’21

Results: April 2021 (Tentative)

Award Ceremony: April 2021 (Tentative)

After you complete the registration process on the website, within 48 hours, you will receive an email containing your User ID and password.

Once you have your User ID and password, you will be able to sign into the student dashboard. There you will find your downloadable study material; including the mock papers. Within 48 hours from the time of successful registration, you will receive an email from no-reply@eklavvya.in that will include the link to the study material as well as your User ID and password. You can access the study material with the given User ID & password.

You can check the syllabus, exam pattern and exam duration here: https://iptse.com/about-the-course/.

You can appear for IPTSE 2020 on any of these devices:

a. Laptop b. Desktop c. Tablet d. Smartphone

For MBA student, the correct option is “Researcher & Management”
For BSc student, the correct option is “Engineering and Tech”

In light of our effort towards being Eco-friendly, we do not send any physical copies of reading material. This will be made available to registrants through online mode.

Certificate of Participation – Within 15 days of the declaration of the results. You will be able to download the e-certificate via the student dashboard.

Certificate of Rank – Rank holders will receive their e-certificates within 20 days of the declaration of the results. You will receive the e-certificate on your registered email ID.  

Examination guidelines for university and school students are as follows: University Students:
  1. Exam duration: 60 minutes. No. of questions: 60 questions.
  2. You may spend as much time on a question as you require. There is no timer for each question.
  3. There will be no negative marking.
  4. To qualify, the candidate must score 40% and above, i.e., correctly answer 24 questions or more.
  5. You may skip questions; however, you will not be able to return to the skipped question/s at the end of the exam.
  6. Every student who participates will get a unique rank.
  7. Instructions for the examination will be sent via email to your registered email ID. All students are requested to go through it before proceeding with the examination.
For Regional Rank holders to be declared, there must be a minimum of 500 students from that region. School students:
  1. Exam duration: 45 minutes. No. of Questions: 45 questions.
  2. You may spend as much time on a question as you require. There is no timer for each question.
  3. There will be no negative marking.
  4. To qualify, the candidate must score 40% and above, i.e., correctly answer 18 questions or more.
  5. You may skip questions; however, you will not be able to return to the skipped question/s at the end of the exam.
  6. Every student who participates will get a unique rank.
  7. Instructions for the examination will be sent via email to your registered email ID. All students are requested to go through it before proceeding with the examination.
For Regional Rank holders to be declared, there must be a minimum of 500 students from that region.  

Before you appear for IPTSE 2020, make sure to read these rules and regulations carefully.

  1. To avoid reducing your exam duration, login to the exam portal at least 15 minutes before to complete the system check.
  2. You will be notified of the time remaining, 10 minutes before the end of the examination.
  3. You may skip questions; however, you will not be able to return to the skipped question/s at the end of the exam.
  4. Please avoid switching between tabs/windows. Switching will result in auto termination.
  5. Don’t exit the exam portal during the examination, it will result in auto termination of the session. You will automatically be disqualified after the 3rd attempt at exiting/switching tabs or windows.
  6. Please close all other tabs & windows before you begin the examination.
  7. You are not permitted to leave your device during the examination. Washroom visits and snack breaks are not advised.
  8. Do not connect to external hardware like displays/monitors/projectors, before or during the examination.
  9. You are not allowed to use headphones, ear pods/buds, speakers, or any other listening equipment. There are no audio instructions/questions.
  10. Except the examinee, no other person is allowed near the examination device.
  11. At the end of the exam, ensure you confirm the submission of your answers.
  12. Do not abruptly close the examination tab/window; wait until your answers have been submitted.

The system requirements are as follows:

  • Operating System: Windows 7 & above or Mac iOS.
  • Internet Speed: 1 mbps or higher.
  • Functional webcam: either external or internal.
  • Browser: Ensure that you’re using the latest version of Google Chrome. Refer to the steps in the next section to install Google Chrome.
  • Notification permissions: Disable all Mobile/Laptop/PC application notifications to avoid receiving malpractice warnings during the examination. Multiple warnings may lead to exam termination.
  • Your device should be completely charged prior to the examination.

The examination is best taken in the Google Chrome browser. In case your device does not have the Chrome browser, follow the steps below to install it on your laptop/PC.

In case you’re using a tablet/smartphone, you can install the Chrome browser from the App Store.

Android iOS

Install Google Chrome

Windows System: Click on the link below to download the browser, if not already installed.

https://www.google.com/chrome/?brand=CHBD&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7rjjpv6F6QIVSkTTCh1UDgldEAAYASAAEgJJ6vD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

MAC System: Please install from the App Store.

 Set Google Chrome as your default browser >> Click on Settings as below.

Appearing for IPTSE 2020

  1. Open the email with exam details.
  2. Click on the exam link and enter your login credentials (same as the login credentials for the student dashboard).
  3. Click on ‘Proceed’ to begin the examination.
  4. Click the checkbox to convey your acknowledgement and click on ‘I am ready to begin’.
  5. Allow Camera permissions and carefully read the instructions & warnings that appear.
  6. In case there are any images with the question, click on the image to enlarge it for ease of viewing.
  7. After the timer runs out, the exam will be submitted automatically. Read the summary and confirm.

With this, you’re ready to take on IPTSE 2020. Good luck! May you wield the IP Edge to change your future prospects!

For any queries related to the Examination, please write to us at enquiry@iptse.com

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