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Check NTSE Stage 1 Exam Dates-Schedule, NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, NTSE 2019 Registration/ Application Form, Admit Card, Fee details below.

NTSE Stage 1 Exam 2019 - Dates / Schedule, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Exam Dates

According to NTSE Notification published by The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) on 26-July 2018, NTSE Stage 1 Exam is going to be Conducted as per below given schedule in all the States and Union Territories (UTs) of the country:

NTSE Stage 1 Schedule 2018-19
Events NTSE Stage 1 Exam Dates
NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Exam in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman & Nicobar Islands 3rd-November 2018 (Saturday)
NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Exam in All Other States & Union Territories 4th-November 2018 (Sunday)
NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Exam in West Bengal and Kerala 18th-November 2018 (Sunday)
NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Exam - Last Date of Submission of Application Form As per States/UTs (May vary from State to State)
NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Exam - Fee Details States may impose any fee for Examination and/or for Application Form
NTSE 2019 Stage 1 - Medium of Examination The medium of the test shall be as announced by the State/UT
NTSE 2019 Stage 2 Exam in All States and Union Territories 12th-May 2019 (Sunday)


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NTSE 2019 Exam - Scholarship Offered

The National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) for stusents studying in class 10th is meant to identify the nurture talent. NTSE Exam is conducted every year at two levels: Stage 1 (State Level) and Stage 2 (National Level) is carried out by the NCERT.

About 1000 scholarships are awarded for different stages of education with reservation of 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 27 percent for other backward classes and 4 percent for group of students with benchmark disabilities as follows:

1. Scholarship of Rs.1250 per month for Class 11th and class 12th.
2. Scholarship of Rs.2000 per month for Undergraduates and Post-graduates.
3. Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. is fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.

Important Points regarding Continuation of NTSE Scholarship:

- Awardees have to secure an aggregate of 60% marks or equivalent grade in order to be eligible for scholarship every year. If a student secured less than 60% in a year the scholarship is forfeited for that year. If a student fails to secure minimum 60% or equivalent grade for two consecutive or non-consecutive years. He or she will be ineligible for payment of scholarship and will be discontinued forever.

- In case the performance is reported in grades, then equivalent to 60% aggregate will be taken into account.

- The awardee must obtain a minimum of 60% marks for continuation of the scholarship at the first degree level course and at the second degree level course.

NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Exam - Eligibility Criteria

- Class 10th studying students in any type of recognized school including Kendriya Vidyalaya, Navodaya Vidyalaya, and Sainik School etc. will be eligible to appear at the State Level Examination from the State in which the school is located.

- However, no domicile restriction shall be imposed.

- The state may impose any other eligibility condition for appearing in the screening examination like any qualifying percentage of marks in the previous annual examination etc.

- Students registered under Open and Distance Learning (ODL) are also eligible for scholarship provided the students are below the age of 18 years (as on 1st July of that particular year) the students is not employed and they are appearing in class X for the first time.



NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Exam - Online Registration & Application Form

The students studying in Class 10 in the country ought to be on the lookout for any advertisement in the newspapers or circulars in the school by the respective Government of their State/UT for NTSE Stage 1 Exam and act as per the requirement given in the State advertisement/circular.

Any other information/ query about the details of the state level examination may be had from Liaison Officers of the State/UT agencies, the addresses of which are given below.

The filled in application by the student be submitted to the State Liaison Officer duly signed by the Principal of the school before the due date as advertised/ circulated by each concerned State/UT.

States / UTs Contact: Liaison Officer States NTSE Pages
Bihar 0612-2370783 Bihar NTSE
Jharkhand 0651-2261181, 6453342, 43 Jharkhand NTSE
Orissa 0674-2500881, 0674-2502928 Orisha NTSE
West Bengal 033-23348005, 033-23345952 West Bengal NTSE
Chandigarh 0172-2676011 Chandigarh NTSE
New Delhi 011-26280409, 26280413/ 410 New Delhi NTSE
Jammu and Kashmir 0194-2494522 Jammu & Kashmir NTSE
Haryana 0124-2321909 Haryana NTSE
Himachal Pradesh 0179-227135 Himachal Pradesh NTSE
Punjab 0172-2210144 Punjab NTSE
Rajasthan 0145-2632877 Rajasthan NTSE
Uttar Pradesh 0532-2256511 Uttar Pradesh NTSE
Uttarakhand 0135-2789655, 0135-2789710 Uttarakhand NTSE
Chhattisgarh 0771-2442241, 0771-2443596 Chhattisgarh NTSE
Daman & Diu 0260-2250154 Daman & Diu NTSE
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 09724507337 Dadra & Nagar Haveli NTSE
Goa 0832-2417276, 0832-2413649 Goa NTSE
Gujarat 079-23248461, 079-23248462 Gujarat NTSE
Madhya Pradesh 0755-2559952 Madhya Pradesh NTSE
Maharashtra 020-26123066/ 067, 26056448 Maharashtra NTSE
Andhra Pradesh 0866-2974550, 0866-2974540 Andhra Pradesh NTSE
Karnataka 080-26422239/372, 26980100 Karnataka NTSE
Kerala 0471-2341883 Kerala NTSE
Lakshadweep 04896-262874 Lakshadweep NTSE
Pondicherry 0413-2207260 Pondicherry NTSE
Tamil Nadu 044-28272088/ 8286, 28203089 Tamil Nadu NTSE
Telangana 040-23230942 Telangana NTSE
Arunachal Pradesh 0360-2290471 Arunachal Pradesh NTSE
Assam 0361-2381657 Assam NTSE
Manipur 0385-2411095 Manipur NTSE
Meghalaya 0364-2233752 Meghalaya NTSE
Mizoram 0389-2347790 Mizoram NTSE
Nagaland 0370-2270160 Nagaland NTSE
Sikkim 03592-201029, 03592-220903 Sikkim NTSE
Tripura 0381-2354867, 0381-2354209 Tripura NTSE
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 03192-232730 Andaman & Nicobar NTSE

NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Exam - Admit Card Download

SCERT of all States/UT will release NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Admit Card in the month of October 2018. The NTSE Stage 1 Admit Card will be released offline only and provided by the school authorities.

The NTSE 2019 admit card is must to enter in examination hall. The admit card include details of the candidate, roll number, exam timing and centre address. Candidates must check the details in NTSE Admit Card 2019 and in case of any mismatch, students should inform it to the school authorities.


NTSE 2019 Stage 1 - Exam Pattern

NTSE Stage 1 Exam is going to be conducted in two parts, i.e. Paper-I & Paper-II. Details of both the papers are given below:

NTSE Stage 1 Exam: Paper-I (Mental Ability Test - MAT)

1. Exam Timings: 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM (for All Candidates except Visually Challenged Candidates) and 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM (for Visually Challenged Candidates).
2. Number of Questions: 100 | Number of Marks: 100
3. Duration: 2 Hours.

NTSE Stage 1 Exam: Paper-II (Scholastic Aptitude Test - SAT)

1. Exam Timings: 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM (for All Candidates except Visually Challenged Candidates) and 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM (for Visually Challenged Candidates).
2. Number of Questions: 100 (Science: 40, Mathematics: 20 and Social Science: 40)
3. Number of Marks: 100
4. Duration: 2 Hours.

NTSE Stage 1 Exam: Qualifying Marks

- 32% Qualifying Marks for SC, ST and PWD
- 40% Qualifying Marks for Others (General & OBC)

NTSE Stage 1 Exam: Selection Criteria

- Only candidates qualifying in both the papers separately will be considered for merit
- Selection of the awardees will be made on the basis of total Marks scored in MAT & SAT based on merit
- There will be No Negative Marking


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NTSE 2019 Stage 1 - Exam Syllabus

- There is no prescribed syllabus for the NTS examination. However, the standard of items shall be conforming to the level of Class 9 and 10.

- A separate booklet called "Learn about the Test" containing sample items for both the Tests - MAT and SAT is available in print as well as on the NCERT website www.ncert.nic.in. .

NTSE 2019 Stage 1 - Question Paper, Answer Key and Solution

One can access easily NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Question Paper, Answer Key and Solution via. visiting below given links:

NTSE 2018 Stage 1: Question Paper || Answer Key and Solution

NTSE 2019 Stage 1 - Exam Result

- The result of State Level Talent Search examination is declared in months of January / February by the States / UTs themselves.
- This examination is used only to recommend the candidates for second level NTS examination conducted by the NCERT.
- The marks of the State level Examination are not added to the National Level Examination for award of scholarship.
- No correspondence will be entertained by the NCERT with regard to NTSE Stage 1 examination conducted by the State/UT.
- The candidate having any query/ complaint/ clarification with regard to the State Level Examination shall have to correspond only with the state examination agencies.

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