NTSE 2015 Stage 1 Topper Interview: Aditi Vikas
None, 24 Apr 2015, #NTSE



Aditi Vikas, who topped Delhi Zone in the NTSE 2015 Stage 1, secured 137 out of 140 marks in the coveted exam.

In this interview with Careers360, Aditi talks on how clarity in basic concepts and regular practice helped her to achieve the high score in NTSE, which is one of the most difficult national level scholarship exam for school students. She also speaks on her preparation strategy in the first stage, difficulty level and other aspects of the exam and her preparation plan for the next stage of exam.

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The result of State Level National Talent Search Examination 2015 (Stage I), which was held on November 2, 2014, was declared on February 19, 2015. The second state of the scholarship exam is scheduled on May 10, 2015.

 

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Read interview below:

 

Careers360: Congratulations for your success in first stage of NTSE! What is the secret of your power performance?

Aditi Vikas: Thank you so much. It became possible only because of regular practice, clear concepts and guidance of my teachers at coaching.

 

I tried my best and worked hard. Qualifying in such an exam was not possible without rigorous practice of all the subjects. I also put emphasis on consistent practice of reasoning section.

 

Careers360: How did you find the difficulty level of the exam: overall and section-wise?

Aditi Vikas: I found all sections easy to moderate. Since I had been taking mock tests regularly, it turned out to be very helpful in cracking this exam. I was more comfortable with MAT, and SAT was also not a too tough for me.

 

Careers360: Please tell us in details about your preparation strategy for Mathematics, Science and Social Studies separately?

Aditi Vikas: I devoted more than two hours each day for NTSE preparations. For Mathematics and Science, I gave one hour but for Social Science, I needed to spend more than an hour daily.

 

At present, I am only preparing for my Class X exam. After exams, I will start preparation for NTSE Stage 2. All the class tests that I took were a source of confidence and an appropriate medium to analyze my performance.

 

Careers360: Now you would be appearing for second stage on May 10. What is your strategy for the same?

Aditi Vikas: I would plan in the same way as it was in the last stage but after my Class X exams. My strategy will be same as it was in the first level and I will try my level best for stage 2.

 

Careers360: What are your expectations with the upcoming NTSE stage?

Aditi Vikas: It’s very hectic preparation time for me before this competitive exam. I know that with hard work only, I will be able to crack this exam. I hope for the best.

 

Careers360: Do you turn to any recreational activity before appearing for the exam?

Aditi Vikas: Yes. Though I get very little time from my preparation schedules, I watch entertainment programs on TV while having my dinner. I like to play outdoor games and sometimes play guitar to recreate myself.

 

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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.
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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

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