NTSE Andhra Pradesh Exam 2019
Jayita Sardar, 23 Oct 2018

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019: Directorate of Government Examination will conduct NTSE 2019 on November 4, 2018. Candidates can download the NTSE admit card 2019 from the official website after October 22, 2018. The online application process for NTSE 2019 stage 1 has been closed. The NTSE Andhra Pradesh online application form submission started from August 24 and was open till September 27, 2018. The fee payment for Andhra Pradesh NTSE was available from August 24 till September 28, 2018. Students currently enrolled in class 10 were eligible to apply for stage 1 exam of NTSE 2019. The first level consists of two tests- MAT (Mental Ability Test) and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test). The result of NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019 will be out by the first week of February 2019. Those students who meet the cut off marks on the first level will go for NTSE stage 2. NCERT every year organizes the National Talent Search Examination to seek talent 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

Abbreviation

NTSE, Andhra Pradesh

Level of Examination

State

Conducted By

SCERT Andhra Pradesh

Eligibility Criteria

Student currently studying in 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.

Events

Dates

Application Forms released

August 24 2018

Last date for uploading application

September 27, 2018

Last date for paying the fee

September 28, 2018

Last date for submitting the printed application form

October 1, 2018

Last date for submitting the printed nominal roll

October 4, 2018

NTSE 2019 Andhra Pradesh, stage 1

November 4, 2018

NTSE Stage 2

May 12, 2019


NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019 - Eligibility Criteria

All the students studying in class 10 in the 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. Both the 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 these tests.

Papers

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration(Minutes)

MAT

100

100

120

SAT

100

100

120

 

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019: Application Procedure 

Students could fill the application for NTSE Andhra Pradesh from the link given below. Students/Head of schools had to upload their NTSE 2019 Andhra Pradesh application forms by September 27, 2018. Thereafter, students had to get it printed and submit it to the DEO’s office in their respective districts. For further details, students can contact the concerned District Educational Officer or office of the director of Government Examinations, AP, Hyderabad. 

Please Note, students had to pay Rs. 200 as examination fee through AP CFMS which will be automatically generated after submission of online application by the candidate.

Click Here to apply for NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019 (Closed)


NTSE Andhra Pradesh Admit Card 2019 

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 after October 22, 2018. Please Note, candidates without the Hall Ticket will be denied entry into the examination hall. It mentions the details regarding a candidates name, roll no., exam centre, exam schedule etc.


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.

Papers

Subjects

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.

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 the rigorous tests which are MAT and SAT. 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 and SAT 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. 


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 and SAT tests will be published only online. After the result of NTSE Andhra Pradesh stage 1, National Talent Search Examination, stage 2 will be conducted on May 12, 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 cutoff 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

Category

Overall Cut off Marks

General

133

SC

116

ST

108

PH Ortho

78

PH Hearing

63

PH Visual

86


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. 

Categories

Percentage of seat assigned

ST

7.5%

SC

15%

Physically handicapped

3%

OBC

27%


About NTSE

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2019 stage 1 is the preliminary round of National Talent Search Examination. The exam will be conducted on November 4, 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 which will be conducted on May 12, 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

Rs.1250

Undergraduate

Rs.2000

Post-graduate

Rs.2000

Ph.D

As per the UGC norms

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