Facts, Syllabus & Pattern
How to apply for NTSE
Results and Cut-off
How to Prepare for NTSE
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a national-level scholarship program in India to identify and recognize students with high intellect and academic talent.
The exam is conducted in two stages and each stage consists of two tests namely the Mental Ability Test (MAT) and the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
Another component of the test is the language test.
This test contains 50 questions in English and 50 questions in Hindi.
The candidate has to attempt this test in only one language i.e. either in English or in Hindi.
Note: In Stage 2 (National Level), there will be negative marking in each paper. For each wrong answer, 1/3 mark will be deducted. No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.
NTSE Selection process will be two-stage process for the award of scholarship. Stage I selection is done by States / UTs after a written examination. Students that qualify Stage I are eligible to appear for Stage II examination by NCERT.
Qualifying marks of Candidates from General category is 40% in every paper and the candidates from SC, ST, PH it is 32% in each paper.
NTSE Admit Card 2018 will be released on the official state website. You can download the admit card by logging in with your application number and date of birth. NTSE 2018 Stage I examination will be conducted offline on 3th and 4th November 2018.
Here is how you can download your admit card.
* Dates are tentative and subject to change.