NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019
Sachin Malik, 07 Sep 2018, #NTSE

NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 - SCERT, Raipur will organize National Talent Search Examination for Chhattisgarh, class X students on November 4, 2018. The application process for NTSE Chattisgarh has been closed. The application form of NTSE Chhattisgarh was released online on August 7. The last date to submit the form was August 25. Students had to download the form, fill it, and submit it offline to their respective schools after getting it signed by the head of the institution.

NTSE Chattisgarh 2019 will be conducted under the supervision of NCERT. Stage 1 of NTSE is conducted across all the states and union territories of India by their respective boards/ educational research and training councils. Chattisgarh NTSE 2019 is the state level qualifying exam for NTSE stage 2 (national level) to be held on May 12, 2019 by NCERT. Aspirants can read further for eligibility, application, preparation, results and other information on NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019.


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NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 - Exam Overview

Name of the examination

National Talent Search Examination

State/ Union-Territory


Abbreviation used

NTSE Chhattisgarh

Level of the exam


Date of exam

November 4, 2018

Conducted by

State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT),Chhattisgarh

State/UT Liaison Officer &



Prof. S.L. Ogare


State Council of Educational

Research & Training (SCERT), DIET

Campus, Shankar Nagar, Raipur,



Contact- 0771-2442241



Mode of examination

Pen and paper

Eligibility Criteria

For class 10 students

Medium of examination



NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 - What’s new this year?

Exam Pattern - Language Test or Language Comprehension Test is no longer a part of the examination. Only Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) will be conducted.

Time Duration - Time duration for the exam will be 4 hours where MAT and SAT will be conducted for 120 minutes each.


Important Dates of NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019



Application begins

August 7, 2018

Application concludes

August 25, 2018 (Over)


NTSE Chhatisgarh 2019

November 4 2018

NTSE Chhatisgarh Results 2


Last week of January 2018

NTSE stage 2, 2019

May 12, 2019


NTSE Chhattisgarh Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria for NTSE examination states that only class 10 students from Chhattisgarh can apply for NTSE Chhattisgarh. Check the eligibility by referring to the following table.


NTSE Chhattisgarh Eligibility Criteria




Only class 10 students from the current academic year can apply.


Students from recognized schools in Chhattisgarh can apply.

For SOL students

Class 10 students studying through School of Open Learning can apply for the exam given that the candidate is not above 18 years in age.


NTSE Chhattisgarh Application form 2019

The application form for Chhatisgarh NTSE 2019 could be downloaded from the official website of SCERT, Chhattisgarh from August 7, 2018. Students could also collect the application form directly from state liaison’s office during the specified dates. Following are a few pointers for candidates to apply successfully for NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019.


NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 - Application Process


Downloading and filling the forms 

  • It is advised to download and print more than one copy to avoid inconveniences.
  • The form has to be filled in capital letters in blue or black ballpoint pen
  • Students will also find admit card/ hall ticket form attached with the application form.

  • All the details asked should be filled properly in both the forms. Required documents should be attached after getting them attested from the head of the institution.

Required Documents

  • 2 passport size photos in school uniform for the application form and admit card.

  • An attested copy of caste/ category certificate should be attached along by reserved category applicants.


Application form submission

The application and admit card forms should be submitted to the school in which a candidate is studying. The school will further send the forms to the state liaison officer, who will assign roll numbers and return the admit card back to the school. Students will then be able to collect the hall tickets from their schools a few days before NTSE 2019 stage 1 exam.


Contact details:

State Liaison officer for NTSE Chhattisgarh

Name- Prof. S.L. Ogare

Designation- Professor, State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT), DIET

Address- DIET Campus, Shankar Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh - 492001

Contact- 0771-244224, 0771-2443596


How to prepare for NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019?

Preparing for tests named Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Ability Test may seem like a daunting task to secondary standard students. But once an applicant thoroughly goes through the exam pattern, syllabus, and has practised with the sample papers scoring well in NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 will become easier. Students preparing for the exam can find exam pattern, sample papers for Chhattisgarh NTSE in the following sections.


NTSE Chhattisgarh Exam Pattern 2019

As per the new changes, Chhattisgarh NTSE 2019 will be conducted in two parts. Part 1 will be Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT). MAT is conducted to test the logical reasoning, and problem-solving skills of the participant, while SAT tests the factual knowledge gained by participants in Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. As mentioned earlier, language test will not be a part of NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019. Find the exam particulars, and exam pattern in the following tables.

NTSE Chhattisgarh - Exam Particulars



Mode of exam

Pen and Paper

Type of questions

Multiple Choice, Objective type

Language of NTSE exam


Negative marking

No negative marking

 NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 Exam Pattern


Exam pattern

Time Duration

Mental Ability Test (MAT)


100 questions for 1 mark each.


120 minutes

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)


100 questions for 1 mark each


  • Science-40

  • Mathematics-20

  • Social Science-40


120 minutes


NTSE Chhattisgarh Syllabus 2019

NCERT does not prescribe any syllabus for NTSE stage 1 examinations as the school curriculum differs with each state and union-territory. However, as seen in the previous years' question papers, MAT contains questions from topics such as Series, Analogies, Pattern perception, Classification, Coding-decoding, Problem-solving, figures and Block assembly. The second paper, i.e., SAT comprises questions from the syllabus of class IX and X levels from subjects namely Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography, History, Civics and Economics.


NTSE Chhattisgarh Question Papers 2019

Students appearing for Chhattisgarh NTSE must prepare with old question papers and sample papers to develop a familiarity with the exam pattern and the time duration. Being able to finish the exam with enough time to revise the answers is a critical to qualify for the second round of NTSE 2019.


NTSE Chhattisgarh Answer Key 2019

Students who appeared for Chhattisgarh NTSE 2019 should expect the answer key for NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 to be out by the last week of November 2019. NTSE Chhattisgarh answer key 2019 will contain correct answers for questions asked in MAT and SAT. Students can refer to the answer key and check their answers. Also, using the answer key students can calculate the probable scores they may obtain in NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019. Popular coaching institutes such as FIIT-JEE, Resonance, Akash and more are expected to release their answer keys of NTSE Chhattisgarh within a week of the examination.


NTSE Chhattisgarh Cutoff 2019

SCERT, Raipur will release cut off for NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 by the last week of January, tentatively. Separate cutoffs for general, SC, ST, and PH (Physically Handicapped) categories are released each year. Participants who score equal to or more than NTSE Chhattisgarh cut off for 2019 will qualify for the next stage of NTSE. Also, NCERT has a predetermined minimum qualifying score for MAT and SAT which should be met by the candidates. Candidates can also refer to the previous year’s cut off to get an idea of scores they should aim for.


NTSE Chhattisgarh Cutoff 2018


Cut off








No candidates.


NTSE Chhattisgarh Result 2019

The result for NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 is expected to be declared by the last week of January 2019 (tentatively). NTSE Chhattisgarh result 2019 will contain MAT, SAT, and overall scores of each participant. Along with the results, a list of selected candidates for stage 2 NTSE will also be posted by SCERT, Ranchi. Selected students will be sent to Delhi for NTSE stage 2, 2019.


NTSE 2019 - Scholarship and Awards

Candidates selected through stage 1 NTSE 2019 will participate in NTSE stage 2 for merit-based scholarships. Each year 1000 scholarships are distributed to top ranking 1000 students under NTSE Programme. Find NTSE 2019 scholarship amount details in the table below.


NTSE 2019 Scholarship Amount

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11 to 12

Rs. 1,250 per month


Rs. 2,000 per month


Rs. 2,000 per month


As per UGC norms.

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