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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what will expected cutoff of hp ntse stage 1 and what can be date for release of result of this stage in hp

thomas joy 21st Nov, 2019
Hi Samur,
The expected cut off for NTSE 2020 for Himachal Pradesh is 125 -135 for general category and 90 - 100 for OBC. Last year it was 128 for general category and 89 for OBC. SCERT conducts exam for HP.
The result of NTSE will be published in February 2020 and second stage exam will take place on May 10, 2020, and the result will be out by September 2020.
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my NTSE expected marks is 165 in Jharkhand, can I will qualify for stage 2 , 2019-2020

Komal Dayanand Gardi 21st Nov, 2019
Hello Abhinav,  Good Afternoon,
As you mentioned,  Your marks are good enough to get selected for next stage.  Because as per the previous year cut offs,  for general category expected cut off marks is 130+
And your score is good enough than this.
I hope it will help you.
Thanks.
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i will score 177 marks in ntse stage 1 in punjab . will i be elligible for stage 2

Komal Dayanand Gardi 21st Nov, 2019
Hello Tanish,  Good morning.
Scoring 170+ marks In NTSE is really good thing.  Final results of NTSE stage 1 is not released yet,  But you can predict your chance of selection based on expected cut off marks.  As per these,  The expected cut off for general category is 130-140+ .
So as per this marks,  You will definitely got selected for next stage of NTSE.
So be prepared for stage 2.
Good luck for your next exam.
I hope it will help you more.
Thanks.
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I have scored 162 for NTSE Kerala will I be eligible for Stage II?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019

Hello Akshay,

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

SC- 101.

As you have scored above cut off marks you have good chances of being eligible for stage 2.

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Hai i am going to get 157 marks in Stage-I in Andhra pradesh from General Category , what are my chances to stage-II ...Harshaditya

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019

Hii

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 https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-andhra-pradesh-cutoff

Hope it helps

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