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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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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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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