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NTSE West Bengal 2019 – Dates, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

NTSE West Bengal 2019: West Bengal Department of School Education has invited online applications for the State Level National Talent Search Examination NTSE (West Bengal) for the 2019 sessions.

West Bengal NTSE 2019 Notification – Released Now

Here you can check out complete details about NTSE West Bengal 2019 – application form, eligibility criteria, scholarship details, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, fees, etc, details about West Bengal NTSE 2019.

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Scholarship Details

Organization: West Bengal Department of School Education.

Scholarship Name: NTSE 2019 State Level National Talent Search Examination.

NTSE West Bengal 2019 Important Dates

  • Last Date of submission of Online Application: August 31st 2018
  • Date of Examination: November 18th 2018

Also Check: NTSE 2019 Notification

Eligibility Criteria

Students of class X of any affiliated and recognized school of WBBSE / WBBME/ ICSE/CBSE in West Bengal securing 50% and above marks [40% and above marks for SC/ST/OBC (as per Central Govt. norms)/Physically Disabled Applicants] in the Final Exam of Class IX are eligible to appear at State level NTSE 2019.

Students who have registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) under NIOS/West Bengal Council of Rabindra Open Schooling and secured 50% and above marks in the pre-10th level exam[40% and above marks for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Disabled Applicants] will also be eligible.

The student is not employed, and he/she will appear at class 10th level exam for the first time.

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.

Exam Pattern

Stage-I Exam

State level Examination will be conducted in two sessions on the same day as per details given below:

  • Mental Ability Test (MAT) -100 No. of Questions; 100 No. of Marks; Duration: 120 Minutes.
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) – 100 No. of Questions; 100 No. of Marks; Duration: 120 Minutes.

NTSE West Bengal Syllabus

Subject – There is no prescribed syllabus for NTS Examination. Standard of items shall conform to the level of class IX and X.

(1) Mathematics (2) Physics (3) Chemistry (4) Biology (5) History (6) Geography (7) Political Science (8) Economics.

All questions in the booklet for Stage-I Exam are objective type. Each question carries one mark. There is no negative marking in the said examination.

Qualifying Marks

Qualifying marks for applicants from General Category is 40% in each paper and for applicants from SC, ST and PH is 35% in each paper.

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

NTSE West Bengal 2019 Application Form

Please go through the Instructions carefully before filling up the 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.

It may be noted that OBC applicants under Non-Creamy Layer of income group (as per Central Govt. norms) and also belong to OBC category of Central List will be treated as OBC for this exam.

Please refer details given on regarding Central list of OBC.

Fees 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).

For any clarification applicants may mail to:  [email protected]


Directorate of School Education, West Bengal, Bikash Bhavan, 7th floor, Salt Lake City,Kolkata-700091, Website:

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