NTSE 2015 Exam Pattern
Urvashi Dalal, 10 Nov 2014, #NTSE

NTSE 2015 Exam Pattern is broadly categorized into two important levels- State Level and National Level. The first stage of the test is conducted by individual state or union territory and follows a test format compromising of two parts- Part 1 and Part 2.

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The NTSE Exam Pattern is an objective multiple choice type test, based on paper- pen format. 

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The NTSE 2015 Exam Level-I 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 50 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

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The candidates are required to select any one language either English or Hindi as the mode of examination, which will be applicable throughout the Exam Pattern of NTSE 2015.

The Second level of NTSE Exam is the National Level, where short listed students from State Level appear for the examination. This level is conducted by NCERT and has two parts- MAT and SAT. However, at this level a negative marking of 1/3 points is done for each wrong answer given by the students. The time is bounded to 135 minutes for completing the test.

At present, the NTSE 2015 Eligibility Criteria allow students of class X from recognized schools to appear for the examination.  The NTSE 2015 Selection Procedure follows selection of scholars only via there score achieved in the national level test.

 

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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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