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NTSE Results:

The final NTSE Result 2018 will be announced by NCERT on 23rd August 2018(tentative). NTSE Stage 2 exam was conducted on May 14, 2018, in which around 4000 candidates participated after qualifying stage 1 examination held in November 2017.

Stage 1 of NTSE is conducted at the state level while stage 2 is conducted at the national level for the candidates who qualify stage 1. Candidates who clear stage 2 are considered for scholarship along with award letter and certificate of merit.

Candidates can check their result by visiting official website i.e. and then by entering their login credentials they can access the same.

NTSE Result 2018 Date:

Event Date(tentative)
NTSE 2018 (Stage I) Exam Date for Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Andaman & Nicobar Islands November 5, 2017
NTSE Stage I Conducted for Other states and UTs November 6, 2017
NTSE Stage I Conducted for Bihar & West Bengal Conducted on November 13, 2017
NTSE Result Stage I January 2018
NTSE 2018 stage II – For All states and UTs May 14, 2018
NTSE Result Date (Stage II) 23 August, 2018

NTSE Result 2018 (Stage 1):

NTSE Results for stage I were declared by NCERT in January and February 2018 for all the states. Candidates can check their scores in the list corresponding to their name and roll number published by all participating states.

How to Check NTSE Result 2018?:

  1. Visit the official website of respective state government/ union territories.
  2. Look for the ‘NTSE result link’.
  3. Click on it, you will be navigated to another page.
  4. Enter the details such as roll number, date of birth in DD/MM/YYYY format.
  5. The OMR Answer Sheet will appear on the screen.

NTSE Result is declared also in PDF format in which list of qualified candidates is published along with other details including Father’s Name, Gender, Caste Category, Disability Status.

NTSE 2018 Qualifying Criteria:

Papers Maximum Marks Qualifying Percentage/ Marks
General Category SC/ST/PH Category
Paper I (MAT) 48* 40% (19.2) 35% (15.36)
# Paper II (English Language) 50 40% (20.0) 35% (16.00)
# Paper II (Hindi Language) 50 40% (20.0) 35% (16.00)
Paper III (SAT) 95** 40% (38.00) 35% (30.4)
Total Marks 143 40% (57.2) 35% (45.76)
  • *: Two question dropped from MAT paper
  • **: Five questions dropped from SAT paper
  • #: Qualifying paper (its number will not be considered while preparing the merit list)

The maximum marks and cut-off marks (category wise) are as given below:

Category Maximum marks Cut-off marks
General 143 77.00
SC 143 46.67
ST 143 47.67
PH 143 49.33

 Final NTSE Result 2018:

The final NTSE results will mention scores and names shortlisted candidates who qualify the Stage-II examination. Candidates are selected for the final award on the basis of their score in both the exams. The scholarships will be awarded to the students selected on the basis of final merit list once stage II result of NTSE 2018 is announced.

For the year 2018 final results will be announced by NCERT on 23rd August 2018(tentative). Qualified candidates will be awarded scholarship along with award letter and certificate of merit.

NTSE Previous Year Results:

NTSE 2015

Category Number of students selected
General 775
SC 68
ST 14

NTSE 2017

Category Number of students selected
General 775
SC 150
ST 50

NTSE 2018

Category Number of students selected
General 777
SC 114
ST 31

From these data, we can conclude that number of students selected were highest from the general category in all three years.

NTSE 2018 Cut Off:

Category Maximum marks Cut-off marks
General 143 77.00
SC 143 46.67
ST 143 47.67
PH 143 49.33

This final list has been declared online, category-wise in the following order:

  1. General
  2. Scheduled Castes
  3. Scheduled Tribes
  4. Minimum Qualifying Marks and Cut Off for different papers (category wise)

Candidates shall receive an award letter, certificate of merit and details of the disbursement of scholarship in due time by the division.

NTSE Result 2018 FAQs:

Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding NTSE results to help you shape your career right from High School.

1. How many students get through NTSE Stage One?

There is a quota earmarked for all the States and UTs. The State quota is calculated on the basis of student enrolment at the secondary level with a minimum of 10 for UTs and 25 for states.

2. How many scholarships are awarded every year?

About 1000 scholarships are awarded every year.

3. Is there any reservation for scholarships?

There is a provision of reservation for ST and SC candidates based on National norms of 15% and 7.5%, respectively. Only those candidates who obtain minimum qualifying marks under these categories are eligible for the scholarship. Moreover, there is a provision of 3% reservation for physically challenged students.

4. How long will successful candidates be getting a scholarship?

The awardees studying Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Languages, Commerce, Vocational courses are eligible to receive a scholarship up to Ph.D. level. Awardees studying professional courses in Medicine, Engineering, Technology, Management, and Law are eligible to receive a scholarship up to second-degree level.

5.  I have cleared my Stage One exam. What is the protocol now?

NCERT will convey the Roll number, venue and the time for the national level exam to the selected students through speed post. There is no need for any further form submission. Please contact NCERT in case of further queries. In case there is any change of address prior to the national level exam, it shall obligatory on the part of the candidate to communicate the same to the State examining authority, which in turn shall inform NCERT.

6. When are the results of the NTSE Stage two declared?

Results have been uploaded on the NCERT website. You can check the list. Only selected candidates shall be informed through speed post. You can also visit Toppr for more updates.

7.  Is there any provision for rechecking/ re-totaling?

All the OMR sheets are put on the web portal to maintain transparency. Since the exam is computer-based, which is highly efficient, there is no provision for re-totaling or rechecking.

8. Where can I check NTSE Results?

NTSE Results will be available on the official website of all the respective state education boards. You may visit their website to download the result pdf.

9. What is the reservation policy in NTSE?

Here is the reservation policy that is followed in NTSE:

  • SC- 15%
  • ST- 7.5%
  • PH- 3%

10. Is there any state quota in NTSE?

 Yes, there is state quota in NTSE Stage-1. i.e. a selected number of candidates from the state will qualify the first round (STSE). However, there is no state quota for the final result.This was all about NTSE result 2018.

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