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NTSE 2019: Exam Date, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Results

NTSE 2019: National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) for students studying in Class X is meant to identify and nurture talent. The NTSE examination is conducted two levels in every year: Stage-I (Stage Level) and Stage-II (National Level). This year NCERT will conduct the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) in coordination with states for students studying in Class X. NTSE Exam 2019 in all States and Union Territories will be conducted on November 03rd 2018. NTSE 2019 State II will be held on May 12th 2019.

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NTSE Exam 2019 Notification – Released Now

Here you can check out complete details about NTSE 2019 examination like exam date, application form, exam pattern, eligibility, results, fees, etc for NTSE Exam 2019.

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NTSE Exam Date 2019

Dates for Submission of Application Form & conduct of Exam are given below:

Stage-I (State)

Last Date for Submission of Application Form: To be notified by the respective State and it may vary from state to state

Exam in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman & Nicobar Islands: November 03rd 2018 (Saturday)

Exam in All other States and Union Territories except West Bengal: November 04th 2018 (Sunday)

West Bengal: November 18th 2018 (Sunday)

Stage-II (National)

Examination in All States and Union Territories: May 12th 2019 (Sunday)

Application Form for students study abroad will be uploaded on NCERT website in the month of October 2018

Also Check: West Bengal NTSE 2019

NTSE 2019 Scholarship Details

About One thousand (1000) scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows:

  • Scholarship of Rs.1250/- per month for Class-XI to XII.
  • Scholarships of Rs.2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post graduates.
  • Amount of Scholarship for PhD be fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.

NTSE Exam Reservation

At the National Level for State-II Exam15% for students belonging to the SC category, 7.5% for students belonging to the ST category and 27% for students belonging to OBC category (Non-Creamy Layer) as per central list available on www.ncbe.nic.in/user/pannel/centralliststateview.aspx and 4% for Physically Challenged Group of Students, with benchmark disabilities of which, one per cent each shall be reserved for persons with benchmark disabilities under clauses (a), (b), and (c) and one per cent for persons with benchmark disabilities under clauses (d) and (e) namely:

  • blindness and low vision (BLV);
  • deaf and hard of hearing (DH);
  • locomotor disability including curable palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfish, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy (LD)
  • autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness (AID)
  • multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disabilities (MD)

NTSE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

All students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the Stage-I examination, conducted by the States/ UTs, in which the schools are located. There is no domicile restriction for students.

Students registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) will also be eligible for the scholarship, provided the student is below the age 18 years (as on 01st July of the particular year), the students is not employed and she is appearing in Class X examination for the first time.

NTSE Selection Process

Stage-I, selection will be done by States/ UTs and those who qualify Stage-I, will be eligible to appear for Stage-II examination, conducted by NCERT.

NTSE 2019 Application Form

You may contact the State/ UT Liaison officer for procuring application form.

The completed application form should be signed by the Principal of the School much before the last date of submission. The Applicants as well as the Principal of the school must adhere to the last date for submission of the Application Form. Different states may have different last dates for submission.

Please confirm from the liaison officer of your state, the address at which the completed forms are to be submitted.

The State-wise contact of the Liaison officers are given below and are also available in the NCERT Website www.ncert.nic.in.

NTSE Exam Pattern 2019

The NTSE exam pattern of written examination will be as follows:

Stage-I Examination at the State/ UT level will comprise of two parts, namely:

  • Mental Ability Test (MAT)
  • Language Test (LT)
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Stage- I & II Pattern

Examination at the States/UT level will comprise of two papers i.e.

Paper-I: Mental Ability Test (MAT) – 100 No. of Questions; 100 No. of Marks; Duration: 120 Minutes.

Paper-II: Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) – 100 No. of Questions; 100 No. of Marks; Duration: 120 Minutes.

There will be no negative marking in State-II examination.

Qualifying Marks

Qualifying marks for Applicants from General Category is 40% in each paper and for Applicants from SC, ST and PH is 32% in each paper.

Language Test Qualifying in nature and marks obtained for Language Test will not be counted for final merit.

NTSE 2019 Fee Details

States and Union Territories may notify the fee required which will be paid for the Stage-I Exam. Therefore, before submitting the application form, you may find out the fees charged for Stage-I exam and also the mode of payment from the respective State Liaison Officers (LOs).

However, NCERT does not charge any fee for Stage-II Exam.

Indian Students Studying Abroad in Class X can appear directly for Stage-II NTS Exam under conditions prescribed in the NTS brochure which is available on the NCERT website www.ncert.nic.in.

Applicants may fill up the application form, available on the NCERT website and send to the undersigned along with a photocopy of the mark sheet of the previous exam, latest by December 31st 2018.

For the addresses and phone numbers of Liaison Officers of other States and UTs, visit the NCERT Website www.ncert.nic.in.

NTSE Results 2019

NTSE result for Applicants who qualify the Stage 1 and are shortlisted will be eligible to sit for the Stage 2 of NTSE 2019 examination. The Stage 2 of NTSE 2019 will be held on May 12th 2019 (Sunday). The NTSE exam 2019 for stage 2 will include MAT, SAT, and the NTSE Result 2019 will include the marks scored by Applicants in these sections.

National Talent Search Examination (NTSE), New Delhi

National Council of Educational Research and Training, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi-110016, Website www.ncert.nic.in.

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