NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern: According to the Exam Pattern of NTSE 2016 the exam will be an objective type test in a paper-pencil based format. The NTSE 2016 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 Part 1 and Part 2.

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It is important for the students to check the NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern to have a better understanding of the test. You will get to know about the pattern, number of questions, time limit and the areas from where the questions will be covered in this NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern article.

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NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern

 

NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern & Syllabus:

 

NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern for Stage I

The part 1 of the test is Mental Ability test (MAT), which consists of reasoning and logical based questions. This part helps in judging a candidates power of reasoning, ability to think, evaluate, ability to discriminate and visualize. The number of questions to be answered under this part is 50, which are related to analogies, classifications, series, pattern perception, coding-decoding, hidden figures and problem solving etc.

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The second part of this test is Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), consisting of 150 questions related to Language and Science, Mathematics and Social science. 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

MAT

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

The candidates must select one language either English or Hindi, applicable throughout the NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern. Each correct answer awards +1 point and no negative marking is done at this level of the examination.

NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern for Stage II

The Second level of NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern 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, similar to the test at the first level. 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.

Before 2006, states were able to impose any eligibility criteria for appearing in the examination, but after 2006 it was made compulsory for every state/UT to follow the guidelines laid by NCERT. At present, the NTSE 2016 Eligibility Criteria allow students of class X from recognized schools to appear for the examination.  The NTSE 2016 Selection Procedure follows selection of scholars only via there score achieved in the national level test.

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TELANGANA STATE NTSE sample papers

Deepshikha Student Expert 30th Mar, 2020
Hey,
DGE, Tamilnadu will release the Telangana NTSE question papers on the official website. The question papers will help you understand the pattern of the examination.
You can go through the link given below to find the previous years papers:
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Hope this helps you.
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NTSE sample papers for prepare

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 30th Mar, 2020

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Here is the link to download sample papers of NTSE from careers360

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How to prepare for Social subject for NTSE to remember dates easier

Deepshikha Student Expert 30th Mar, 2020
Hey,
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is an offline scholarship exam for class 10 students to encourage higher studies in the field of Science and Social science. The exam is conducted at two levels.
In order to prepare for social science, you must go through the previous years papers so that you can understand the pattern. Be thorough with your NCERT syllabus. Practice as much as much possible.
For detailed information follow the link given below:
https://school.careers360.com/exams/ntse
For detailed  information about preparation tips follow the link given below:
https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-preparation
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How to prepare social for NTSE

anurag khanna 30th Mar, 2020

Hi Abhinay

As National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is conducted by National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) , so you should have good command over NCERT book of Social Science. Some smart tips are provided below for preparation of NTSE especially section of Social Science :-

  • Categorize the chapters according to the difficulty level.
  • Make proper schedule which balances your studies and daily routine work.
  • Solve previous year papers and sample papers as many as you can.
  • You can make a chart of important dates and events and see it regularly si that you should not forget it.
  • Make yourself fit and stay healthy.

For more detailed preparation tips you should read this article .

Good Luck!!

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how to apply stage 2 ntse karnataka and when

Shubham Dhane 28th Mar, 2020

Hello,

You don't need to separately for NTSE stage 2 those candidates who have cleared the stage on can directly appear to write stage 2. Please click the below link for more information about NTSE application form

https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-application-form


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