NTSE Andhra Pradesh Exam 2019

NTSE Andhra PradeshNTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019: SCERT Andhra Pradesh is the exam conducting body of Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2019. The first round of National Talent Search Examination is NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019. For NTSE 2019, the stage 1 of Andhra Pradesh NTSE will be conducted around the first week of November, 2018. All the students of 10th standard belonging to recognized schools will be eligible to take part in NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019. On the first level, there will be three tests- MAT (Mental Ability Test), SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and LT(language Comprehension Test). The result of NTSE Andhra 2019 will be out by first week of February 2019. Those students who will meet the cut off marks on first level will go for NTSE stage 2. NCERT every year organizes National Talent Search Examination to seek out talents in basic sciences dispersed throughout the country, its states and union territories. Read the complete article below to know more about Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2019.


NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019: Overview

Name of the Examination

National Talent Search Examination, Andhra Pradesh


NTSE, Andhra Pradesh

Level of Examination


Conducted By

SCERT Andhra Pradesh

Eligibility Criteria

10th standard

Mode of Examination

Pen and Paper

Medium of Examination

Telugu/Urdu/English and Hindi

NTSE Andhra Pradesh Important Dates 2019


Below is the list of important events and their tentative dates. Students can get an idea about the expected dates of Andhra Pradesh NTSE by referring to the table below.



Application Forms released

August 2018

Last date for uploading application

Third week of September, 2018

Last date for paying the fee

Third week of September, 2018

Last date for submitting the printed application form

Forth week of September, 2018

Last date for submitting the printed nominal roll

Ending of September, 2018

NTSE 2019 Andhra Pradesh, stage 1

First week of November, 2018

NTSE Stage 2

Second week of May, 2019

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019 - Eligibility Criteria


All the students studying in 10th standard in current academic year from recognized schools are eligible to take part in NTSE 2019 Andhra Pradesh. Apart from government-affiliated schools, students belonging to C.B.S.E and I.C.S.E schools are also eligible to appear for the exam.


Successful Candidates who have cracked the NMMS scholarships and studying X class can also appear for NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019 but such candidates have to forgo further rounds of NMMS scholarships if she/he are selected in NTSE examination.


NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019 - Exam Pattern


A list below is provided containing all the details about the exam pattern of Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2019. All the questions will be objective or MCQ types. All the three papers will be conducted on the same day consecutively at district headquarters of 13 districts in Andhra Pradesh. Please note, there will be no negative marking for three tests.


Number of Questions

Maximum Marks















NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019: Application Procedure


Students should upload their NTSE 2019 Andhra Pradesh application forms on the official website of Board of Secondary Education Andhra Pradesh. Afterwards students have to get it printed and submit it to the DEO’s office of their respective districts. For further details, students are advised to contact the concerned District Educational Officer or office of the director of Government Examinations, AP, Hyderabad.


Please Note, students have to pay Rs. 200 as examination fee at nearby SBI treasury bank through challan which will be automatically generated after submission of application through online by the candidate.


NTSE Andhra Pradesh Admit Card 2019


NTSE 2019 Andhra Pradesh is expected to be held by first week of November, 2018. AP, DGE Board officials will upload the Hall Tickets or the admit card of NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019 stage 1 on the official website. Students can download their Hall Ticket from the website. The link to download the Hall Ticket will be provided here. Please Note, candidates without the Hall Ticket will be denied entry into the examination hall.


NTSE Andhra Pradesh Syllabus 2019

There is no specific syllabus for NTSE 2019 Andhra Pradesh but the question paper pattern resembles what students usually cover for their regular coursework. Below is an extensive list of the syllabus is provided. NTSE Andhra Pradesh aspirants must refer to it to be well-prepared for the exam.



Mental Ability Test

Verbal reasoning test: alphabetic test, analogy, analytic reasoning, arithmetic reasoning, blood relations, coding-decoding, direct sense test, fill in the blanks, word sequencing, Venn diagrams, questions on direction, word problems, clock problems, series completion test, truth verification, hypothetical situations

Non-verbal reasoning test, questions will be based on: analogy, analytic reasoning, dot fixing situation, classification, embedded figures, folding/ cutting paper, complete the figures, mirror images, problems on cubes and dice, transparent paper folding, water images.

Language Test

Synonyms/antonyms, reading comprehension, sentence completion, one-word substitution, grammar based problems, re-arrangement of jumbled words.

Scholastic Aptitude Test

Mathematics: algebra-expressions, arithmetic progression, basic geometry, circles, coordinated geometry, direct & inverse variations, exponent, linear equation, number system, probability, quadratic equations, simple & compound interest, square root and cube root, triangles, trigonometry, statistics, surface area and volume.


Science: acid, bases and salts, air, carbon and its compounds, cellular level of organisms, diversity in living organisms, fibers and plastics, food production and management, light, magnetism & electricity, evolution, measurement, metals & non-metals, environment, periodic classification of elements, physical & chemical changes in matter, source of energy, structure of an atom, water.


History: culture, science, & literature, early medieval period, Indus valley civilization, introduction of ancient Indian history, Jainism, Buddhism, and conquerors from other countries and nations, medieval architecture and culture, national movement, new empires and kingdoms, popular movements and social reforms, revolt of 1857, the Mauryas, Mughal empire, Vedic Period.


Civics: democracy, diversity and livelihood, economic presence of the government, India & its neighboring countries, state government, judiciary, UN & other international agencies, Union government.


Geography: agriculture, atmosphere, industries, internal structure of earth and rocks, major domains and land-forms, maps and globe, motion of the earth, natural vegetation, environment of India, resources and development, solar system. 

How to prepare for NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019?


Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2019 will shortlist students on the basis of three rigorous tests which are MAT, SAT and LT. Cracking those tests will require analytical reasoning and logical reasoning. To cover all the subjects required for the exam, students can start with their syllabus books. To have a better understanding of the question pattern of NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019, students can always check previous year question paper.


NTSE Andhra Pradesh Answer Key 2019


The official answer key of Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2019 is the compilation of correct answers of questions asked in MAT, SAT and LT papers. The official answer key of NTSE 2019 Andhra Pradesh will be published by Directorate of Government Examinations. It is expected to released by the second week of November, 2018 after the completion of NTSE, stage 1.


Answer key is vital for NTSE Andhra Pradesh aspirants to check the accuracy of their answers. If any student wants to raise objection over any particular answer, they have to submit their application via email to the Directorate of Government Examination.


Please note, the deadline of submitting the alternative answer is valid till the third week of November, 2018.


NTSE Andhra Pradesh Result 2019


The result of NTSE 2019 Andhra Pradesh is expected to be published in the first week of February, 2019. The result will be declared by State Education Board of Andhra Pradesh. The merit list containing the names of successful candidates, city, roll number, marks obtained in MAT, SAT and LT tests will be published only online. After the result of NTSE Andhra Pradesh stage 1, National Talent Search Examination, stage 2 will be conducted in the middle of May, 2019. The result of NTSE, stage 2 will be declared by the end of August, 2019. Successful candidates after stage 2 will be awarded with scholarships.


NTSE Andhra Pradesh Cut off: category-wise


The minimum marks required to qualify for the second stage of NTSE is termed as NTSE 2019 Andhra Pradesh cut off. Below are the cut off marks of 2017-18 which will give the students an idea about the approximate cut off marks needed to be scored to qualify for Stage 2 of NTSE.


Previous Year NTSE Andhra Pradesh Cutoff


Overall Cut off Marks







PH Ortho


PH Hearing


PH Visual


NTSE Andhra Pradesh Reservation Criteria 2019

While competing for Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2019, students should keep in mind the percentage of seats assigned by Reservation regulations. Below a table is provided regarding the distributing of seats for the convenience of students. 


Percentage of seat assigned





Physically handicapped


Overall percentage

26.5% out of 1000

About NTSE


NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019 stage 1 is the preliminary round of National Talent Search Examination. The exam is expected to be conducted in the first week of November, 2018. The result of Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2019 will be published by the first week of February. Those students who will meet the required cut off marks will go compete in the NTSE, stage 2. NTSE, stage 2 is conducted by NCERT and is expected to be conducted around the 2nd week of May, 2019. The result of NTSE, stage 2 will be released by the ending of August, 2019. Successful candidates after stage 2 will be awarded with scholarships as per the government norms. The amount of scholarships successful candidates will be entitled to is given below:

Education Level

Scholarships Amount

Class 11th to 12th







As per the UGC norms

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