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Wednesday, 6 November 2019

KAMP-National Assessment for Scientific Temperament & Aptitude (NASTA)

Knowledge and Awareness Mapping Platform “KAMP” is an International intellect E-based assessment platform to evaluate cognizance of 21st century skills, awareness and knowledge of Science, Technology & Humanities among students.
KAMP is an Initiative of CSIR-National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), it intends to develop creativity, meaningful learning, critical reading and thinking skills that brings out the inherent abilities of the students.

KAMP OFFERINGS TO STUDENTS
 REGISTER
To avail benefits of KAMP, register your school on KAMP portal http://kamp.nistads.res.in and register students of your school

 ASSESS
Students will participate in NATIONAL ASSESSMENT FOR SCIENTIFIC TEMPERAMENT AND APTITUTE “NASTA” to assess the current level of scientific temper. NASTA includes a range of specific subjects from grades 5th to 10th. Subjects include Science, EVS/Social Science, Mathematics, Digital Literacy/IT.

 ADVICE
Based on the outcome of assessment, a comprehensive advisory will be shared with each student on how they can improve and develop scientific temper. An advisory for teachers and schools will be shared separately

 ENGAGE
Schools and Students enrolled for KAMP will also become Part of KAMP Junior Scientist Club. KAMP-JSC will be a district level Science Innovation club, the objective of KAMP-JSC is to provide platform to nurture scientific temper among students

 EXPLORE
The students who perform well will also get an opportunity to visit and work closely with various National Science and Technology Institutions.

 EXCEL
The best performer, gifted and talented students will be identified from each District and State, these students and schools will get an opportunity to participate in INDIA INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL, there will be various Awards for Students, Teachers and Schools at District, State and National Level.

National Assessment for Scientific Temperament & Aptitude
National Assessment for Scientific Temperament and Aptitude (NASTA) is designed and developed for the elementary to middle school students. This is one of the primary initiatives under KAMP. This assessment is purely designed for students from various levels of socio-economic background. So, based on the state board/central board this platform can be adopted.

ational Assessment for Scientific Temperament & Aptitude (NASTA) includes a range of specific subjects at grades 5th to 10th to provide a comprehensive look at the wide array of academic areas that are a part of a student’s education. Subjects include Science, EVS/Social Science, Mathematics and Digital Literacy/Computers/Information Technology. KAMP Planning & Monitoring Committee sets NASTA policy, determines the assessment schedule and what content should be measured.

NASTA is administered to students during regular school hours. Each student is assessed in defined subject areas. Students spend between 90 and 120 minutes taking the assessment.

Questions will be 40% from the current class syllabus and 60% from the previous class syllabus. 30% questions will assess the awareness of the students on the given subjects, 40% questions will assess knowledge level and 30% Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS).

NASTA will be administered in English, Hindi or other regional languages. Student responses on NASTA are private, and the privacy of each participating school and student is essential.

All students/schools of CBSE, ICSE/ISC and Other State Boards can participate in NASTA.

Syllabus
Questions will be 40% from the current class syllabus and 60% from the previous class syllabus. 30% questions of paper will assess the awareness of the students on Science, Social Science, Mathematics and Digital Literacy, 40% questions will assess knowledge level and 30% Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS).
Paper Language: English, Hindi or other Regional Languages

Eligibility: All students of State Board Schools

Last date of registration for KAMP- NASTA 2019 extended to 30 Nov'19
Further information click here

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