NTSE Bihar Exam 2019: SCERT Bihar is the exam conducting body for stage 1 exam of NTSE. The result of NTSE Bihar, stage 1 will be published by the second week of March 2019. The stage 1 of NTSE 2019 Bihar has been conducted on November 4, 2018. The NTSE Bihar application form had been released online by SCERT, Bihar. Candidates had to download the form, take a printout and fill it offline. The last date to submit the application form along with the payment of the fee was September 12, 2018. All students studying in class 10 were eligible to apply for NTSE. Those students meeting the cutoff score in Bihar NTSE 2019 will sit for stage 2 exam of NTSE 2019. NTSE, stage 2 will be held on May 12, 2019. To know more about the NTSE Bihar 2019, carefully go through this article.
NTSE Bihar Exam 2019: Overview
Name of the Examination
National Talent Search Examination
Level of Examination
Mode of examination
Pen and Paper
Medium of Examination
Hindi or English
NTSE Bihar Important Dates and Events 2019
Below is the list of important events and their tentative dates. Students can form an idea about the timeline of NTSE 2019 by referring to this calendar.
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August 9, 2018
Last Date of Application form submission
September 12, 2018
Release of Admit Card Online
NTSE Bihar, stage 1
November 4, 2018
NTSE Bihar Result
Second week of March 2019
NTSE Bihar, stage 2
May 12, 2019
NTSE Bihar Result 2019
State Council of Education Research and Training will declare the result of NTSE Bihar 2019. The result will come out by the second week of March 2019. Students can check their result on the official website of SCERT Bihar. The merit list will contain details like candidates name, roll number, city, school’s name, mark obtained in SAT and MAT tests. Please note, no offline communication will be made to individual candidates. Students who will meet the cut off bar will go to NTSE, stage 2.
NTSE Bihar Cutoff 2018-19
NTSE Bihar Cut off marks is the score students required to obtain to get through the first level of NTSE Bihar. The cut off marks depend on various factors such as highest number secured a candidate, lowest number secured by a candidate, the difficulty level of the question paper. The category-wise and the subject-wise table containing the cut off marks of NTSE Bihar 2017-18 is given below.
Cut off Marks
Bihar NTSE Subject-wise Cut off Marks
A table containing the subject-wise cut off marks of NTSE Bihar 2018 is given below.
NTSE Bihar Eligibility Criteria 2019
All the students belonging to schools affiliated with Bihar Government/CBSE/ ICSE/Bihar State Madrasa Education Board and Bihar Sanskrit Education Board were eligible to take part in Bihar NTSE 2019. Please note, NTSE was only open to those students who are studying in standard 10th during the ongoing academic year.
There was no age limit or income limit to appear for NTSE Bihar 2019. The respective school of the candidate had to be located in Bihar.
NTSE Bihar Application Form 2019
NTSE application forms 2019 of Bihar were released on August 9, 2018. Interested candidates had to visit the official website of SCERT Patna or they could click on the direct link for the application form given below. Given below are the steps to apply for NTSE Bihar 2019.
Step 1: Click on the link below to download the NTSE Bihar application form. Take a printout.
Step 2: Use only black/blue ball point pen to fill the application form. Provide all the necessary details in Capital Letters and double check the information to work against the cancellation of the form. Write your name and your father’s name on the back side of the passport sized photo which is to be attached on the Application form.
Step 3: Fill the form and submit it along with the registration fees to the Principal/Vice Principal latest by September 12, 2018.
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General category students were required to pay Rs.100 as application and reserved category students had to pay Rs. 50 as application fee. Reserved category students had to attach the attested copy of certificate regarding reserved caste issued by SDM/ Tehsildar with the application form. Without the caste certificate, candidates will be considered as general category students.
NTSE Bihar Syllabus 2019
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.
NTSE Bihar Exam Pattern 2019
A detailed exam pattern and marks allotted for each paper in stage 1 of NTSE Bihar 2019 is given below. All the question were of MCQ types. Two papers were conducted consecutively on the same day. Please note, every candidate had to attend at the respective District Headquarter of their district to appear for the exam.
Number of Questions
NTSE Bihar Admit Card 2019
Admit card of NTSE Bihar 2019 was available one week before the examination. Students could collect the same from the school authority. Please note, without the admit card, students denied entry to the exam hall and appear for NTSE Bihar 2019.
How to Prepare for NTSE Bihar 2019
NTSE Bihar doesn’t have any specific syllabus. But it is similar to what students cover for their school work. Both the papers of NTSE judge the students on their analytical skills, problem-solving skill and logical reasoning. As students of 10th standard, candidates are not used to answering on OMR sheets. All the questions are of MCQ types. It's beneficial for the students to go through the NTSE Bihar Question Papers and attempt to solve it. We’ve already provided the syllabus for NTSE Bihar in this article. A student must refer to it to be better prepared for NTSE Bihar 2019.
NTSE Bihar Answer Key 2019
NTSE Bihar 2019 answer key is the compilation of correct answers asked in MAT, SAT papers. With the help of answer key, students can check the accuracy of their answers. The official answer key of NTSE Bihar 2018-19 has been published by SCERT Bihar. Students will be notified by an official press release. Apart from that various answer keys from unofficial sites are usually released within a few hours after the examination. Students can avail them online. Check NTSE Answer key 2019 to know the same.
NTSE Bihar Reservation Criteria 2019
NCERT offers 1000 scholarships to successful candidates. The government regulation regarding reservation will be applied when shortlisting students on the first level of NTSE Bihar. A detailed table on the seats for the reserved category is given below.
Percentage of seats allotted
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