Know all about NTSE scholarship exam

Know all about NTSE scholarship exam

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?

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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.

 

Click here to Enroll NTSE complete test pack for NTSE stage-I preparation.

Click here to Enroll NTSE complete test pack for NTSE stage-II preparation.

 

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.

 

For any queries students can call NTSE Scholarship Exam Helpline at 011-40360360

 

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:

  • Rs 1250 per month for Class 11th and 12th level
  • Rs 2000 per month for UG and PG level
  • Amount for Phd to be fixed in accordance with UGC norms

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

  1. Scored 60% marks in their class IX, during the previous academic year. In case of SC, ST and PH category students a relaxation of 5% is provided. The maximum score in their IX class must be 55% marks.
  2. Student should be from a recognized school in the respective State or Union Territory.

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.

Test

No. Of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time Allotted

Marks

LEVEL-I

 

 

 

 

MAT

50

50

45minutes

+1 for right answer, zero marks for wrong answer

SAT-LanguageTest

50

50

45minutes

 

LEVEL-II

 

 

 

 

SAT-Maths, Science, Social Science

100

100

90

+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.

Everything you wanted to know about NTSE Scholarship Exam is here.

 

NTSE Selection Process
The 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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First Published On : 11 Jun 2014 10:42 AM IST

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Hi Raman! The selection for stage 1 in NTSE Haryana 2017-2018 was done on the basis of cut off in marks. Here is the cut off marks for qualification for the year 2017-2018 :- General- 127 SC- 106 P...Read More
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I want to appear ntse exam. How to proceed? Please let me know.

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dear studentThe forms would be most probably distributed in your school and you can get the form from the regional liason officer.The application form should be signed by the Principal/ Head of the sc...Read More
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just go to the official website of ntse and download the form and fill it and submit it to appear in ntse exam. hope your problem is solved. all the very best. do well.

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Hello Ishika,Thanks for reaching us. The first round of NTSE takes place in the month of November every year. For the complete schedule, you can view the following table. The application begins i...Read More

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