NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 - SCERT, Raipur will organize National Talent Search Examination for Chhattisgarh, class X students on November 4, 2018. The application form for NTSE Chattisgarh has been released online on August 7, 2018. Students have to download the form, fill it, and submit it offline to their respective schools after getting it signed by the head of the institution. The link to download the has been given below.
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
Level of the exam
Date of exam
November 4, 2018
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,
Mode of examination
Pen and paper.
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
August 7, 2018
August 25, 2018
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 can be downloaded from the official website of SCERT, Chhattisgarh from August 7, 2018. Students can 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.
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.
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
No negative marking
NTSE Chhattisgarh 2019 Exam Pattern
Mental Ability Test (MAT)
100 questions for 1 mark each.
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
100 questions for 1 mark each
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
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
Classes 11 to 12
Rs. 1,250 per month
Rs. 2,000 per month
Rs. 2,000 per month
As per UGC norms.