NTSE 2015 Eligibility Criteria
Urvashi Dalal, 10 Nov 2014, #NTSE

NTSE 2015 Eligibility Criteria – The NTSE 2015 Eligibility Criteria says students of class X from a recognized school are eligible for this examination cum scholarship programme. 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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Eligibility Criteria of NTSE 2015 are set by the National Council of Education and Training (NCERT), which is conducted at two Levels. Level-I of NTSE is conducted at State level, and according to the eligibility criteria Indian students of class X are eligible for appearing in the test.

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As per NTSE 2015 Eligibility Criteria, students must have scored 60% marks in their class IX, during the previous academic year. Student should be from a recognized school in the respective State or Union Territory. 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.

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According to NTSE 2015 Eligibility Criteria, students scoring 80% or above in the State level are eligible for Level-II which is held at National level, and is conducted by NCERT. Almost 4000 students are selected for the National level test across the country. Every student who scores the required number of marks at Level-II is eligible for the scholarship program.

The NTSE Exam Pattern 2015 for Level-I and Level-II consists of two sections- Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The following pattern is followed:

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

NTSE, since its establishment has seen many changes in its eligibility criteria, as for years, NTSE used to conduct separate examinations for class X, XI and XII. However, from 2012 onwards NCERT have been conducting NTSE for class X students only.

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