NTSE 2016
Urvashi Dalal, 27 Oct 2017, #NTSE

NTSE 2016: The National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a national level examination cum scholarship program. The scholarship programme is conducted by NCERT and students studying in class X are eligible for NTSE 2016 examination and selection procedure. NTSE 2016 was conducted on November 7 and November 8, 2015 for Stage I and on May 8, 2016 for Stage II.

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Exam Name: National Talent Search Examination


Commonly known as: NTSE


Exam Type: State Level and National Level


Exam Category: Senior Secondary

Conducting organization: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)




NTSE 2016 Eligibility CriteriaAs per the eligibility criteria of NTSE 2016all the students studying in X standard are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme. A student from any state of the country can register for this examination and scholarship scheme. Whether a student is from a government or a private school, he/she is eligible to apply for NTSE 2016.

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NTSE 2016 Application Form: For application forms, candidates have to contact the State/UT officer. The completed application form has to be signed by the school principal and must be submitted to the state/UT officer.

Bihar State NTSE Class X

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NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern: The examination consists of mainly two tests; Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in Stage-I. The NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern is an objective type test based on paper-pencil format. The students have to select and mark one right answer from the four given options. Each right answer carry one point each, thus making the total score of the candidate in a test equal to the number of questions answered correctly. However, at the second stage 1/3 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

Detailed Pattern


No. Of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time Allotted


50 Questions

50 Marks

45 minutes

SAT - Language Test

50 Questions

50 Marks

45 minutes

SAT - Maths, Science, Social Sciences

100 Questions

100 Marks

90 minutes

NTSE 2016 Important Dates: The dates have been officially announced on the website. Check below:


NTSE 2016 Stage I - November 7 and November 8, 2015

NTSE 2016 Stage II - May 8, 2016


NTSE 2016 Selection Process: The NTSE 2016 Selection Process compromise two-stages to identify talent,

  1. NTSE Stage-I: This stage is conducted by the State/UT usually in the month of November. Any student of class X can register themselves for this stage of the selection process.

  2. NTSE Stage-II: Those students who qualify stage-I appear for this stage of the examination. This is conducted at the National level and students from across the country that has cleared Stage-I compete at this level.

NTSE 2016 Admit Card: The NCERT sends the admit card of NTSE 2016 for Stage II exam in the second week of April, 2016 to all the candidates by post to their registered postal address.


NTSE 2016 ResultThe final result of NTSE 2016 has been declared on July 22. Earlier, the result of NTSE 2016 stage 2 has been declared on July 6, 2016. Earlier, NTSE 2016 first stage result has been declared. Students are advised to keep track for the same through the official link provided on our page.


Address: F.No. 1-4-RTI Cell(PIOs)                                  

National Council of Educational Research and Training
Sri Aurbindo Marg, New Delhi-110016

Phone: 011-26560464



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how to apply ntse form for class 10

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019


If you are in class 10 at present in 2019-20 session, than you have lost the chance. The application form was available in month of august or september. The exam will be in month of november.

Please go through this article on this link for more detail


Hope it helps


from where can i get the form of ntse in Gaya,Bihar

_Abhishek_Vatsya Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019


NTSE BIHAR APPLICATION form released on September 6th in online mode.And last date for application form submission was 30th September 2019 for stage 1 EXAMINATION.You can't fill application form now..

For more details regarding NTSE BIHAR 2020 EXAMINATION visit below link;




Manisha Gupta Expert 16th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

The application forms of NTSE 2020 has been released by Jharkhand, J&K, Punjab and most other states. You can check the state wise application link to go through with the given below link.


Good Luck!


what is the expected cut off of Punjab

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

cutoff marks changes every year and it depends on different fact, like number of participants, question difficulty level, seat matrix etc. please follow the below link to know about previous years cutoff,



which are the syllabus for ntse exam.

Manisha Gupta Expert 11th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

NTSE has two parts that are SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and MAT (Mental Ability Test). The MAT section will test students on their thinking ability, Reasoning etc. while the SAT is further divided into three sub-sections namely Science, Maths and Social Science.

To check the complete syllabus you can go through with the given below link.


Good Luck!

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