What your talent at a tender age can bring you? How can you support your own education with scholarships for your School Education? How can you exhibit your knowledge amongst the glittering lot and compete with them? What NTSE scholarship exam is all about?LATEST - State wise NTSE Result 2018 and NTSE Cutoff 2018 declared! Also know All about NTSE 2018 here.
Different scholarship and Olympiad examinations bring you great opportunities right from your school days. Though there are many talent competitions which offer you financial aids for studies and acknowledge your talent at state and national levels, the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is the most prestigious talent cum scholarship examination.
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NTSE scholarship exam is a national level examination cum scholarship program which recognizes and nurture talented students across India and also offers cash awards to the successful candidates.
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NTSE Application Form
For application forms, candidates have to contact the State/UT officer. The completed application form has to be signed by the school principal and must be submitted to the state/UT officer.
NTSE Important Dates
It is important for every student to stay updated about important events related to the exam. Below are listed the tentative important dates:
NTSE Stage I - First week of November
NTSE Stage II - Second week of May
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NTSE Eligibility Criteria
Students studying in class X, across India are eligible for NTSE examination and scholarship programmes. The NTSE awards 1000 scholarships to students who successfully completes the examination and scores relevant marks as per the eligibility criteria.
1,000 scholarships will be awarded under the NTSE criteria:
Under the Scholarship Reservation, 15% of the scholarships are reserved for SC category students, 7.5% for ST category students and 3% for physically challenged students.
For appearing in the NTSE- an exam cum scholarship programme, every X class student must fulfill the NTSE Eligibility Criteria, which are set by the National Council of Education and Training (NCERT). The NTSE is conducted at two Levels- Level-I and Level-II. For the eligibility at Level-I, students must have
For Level-II, Students scoring the minimum eligible score can appear for the examination. After level-II exam, students are selected as per the merit for scholarships.
NTSE Exam Pattern
Once the students are eligible for Level I of the examination, they must learn about the NTSE Exam Pattern. The exam is conducted at two Levels
The Level-I of the test is divided into two parts- Part I and Part II. The part 1 of the test is Mental Ability test (MAT), which consists of reasoning and logical based questions. In this part students have to answer questions related to power of reasoning, ability to think, evaluate, ability to discriminate and visualize. The number of questions students have to answer is 50 which are related to analogies, classifications, series, pattern perception, coding-decoding, hidden figures and problem solving etc.
The second part of this test is Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), in which students have to attempt 150 questions related to Language.
The Level-II of the test is divided into two parts- Part I and Part II. Part-I is same as the MAT of Level-I, but part-II of SAT consists of 100 questions related to Maths, Science and Social studies. The SAT section is designed to judge reading abilities, interpretation, evaluation and general awareness about the subjects.
No. Of Questions
+1 for right answer, zero marks for wrong answer
SAT-Maths, Science, Social Science
+1 for right answer,
-1/3 marks for wrong answer
Students of class X, who have appeared in the examination are now selected as per the selection procedure and marks obtained in the examination.
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NTSE Selection ProcessThe NTSE Selection Procedure selects only the scholars only on the basis of the scores achieved in the final National level test. NCERT selects only those candidates who have successfully achieved the required score in the final stage of the examination and provide scholarships depending on the merit.
At Level-I, selection is done at State or UT level through a written examination. After qualifying Level-I a student appears for Level-II, which is conducted by NCERT nationally. Every student who scores the required number of marks at Level-II is eligible for the scholarship program.
Each year almost 4000 students are selected from Level-I of the examination, who then appear in the Level-II examination, which is conducted nationally.
The National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is an important examination for class X students only, as it gives a platform to students to compete at national level and avail scholarships for their further education.
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You have not mentioned your category nevertheless the cut off is as follows for each category not NTSE Kerala stage 1 (2019)
General category - 143
OBC - 119
As you have scored above cut off marks you have good chances of being eligible for stage 2.
According to our experts the cutoff for NTSE stage 2 for andhra pradesh students for general category will be around 164. You have 157, so it seems you have low chances for getting qualified for satge2 . For more information visit this link
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For obc in Jharkhand, according to our experts the cutoff will be in range of 130-145. So, you need this marks to clear stage -I. For more information visit this link
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To clear NTSE for obc obc Jharkhand, according to our experts, you need the marks around 130-145 for qualifying the stage I. For more detail visit this link
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