NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Check Age Limit, Qualifying Marks here
NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2021 - NCERT will release the eligibility criteria of NTSE 2021 exam for Indian and abroad students on its official website ncert.nic.in. NTSE 2021 eligibility criteria contain the age limit, minimum qualifying marks required to apply for NTSE exam etc. Students must satisfy the complete NTSE eligibility criteria 2021 before filling the forms else their registration will be cancelled. National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) conducts NTSE 2021 exam in 2 stages. Stage 1 of the NTSE will be held at the state level exam whereas stage 2 exam will be conducted at the national level. Students studying in class 10 are eligible to appear in the NTSE 2021 exam. It must be noted that Indian students studying abroad can appear directly to the stage 2 exam. Students who will satisfy the NTSE 2021 eligibility criteria will be able to apply for the exam in July/ August 2020. NTSE Exam 2021 stage 1 will be conducted tentatively in November 2020. Those students who will qualify stage 1 exam will be eligible for the stage 2 exam. Students appearing for the exam must check the NTSE 2021 eligibility criteria carefully.
Latest: NTSE stage 2 exam 2020 which was scheduled to be conducted on May 10, 2020, has been postponed in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak. Know the details here.
NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2021- Age Limit
NCERT has prescribed the age limit to appear in the NTSE stage 1. Students should be below the age of 18 years (as on July 1, 2020). This age limit is applicable for both Indian students as well as for students of Indian origin studying abroad.
NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2021 for Stage I
The NTSE Stage 1 exam will be conducted in the first week of November 2020. Only Indian students, who are pursuing their studies from schools in India are eligible to appear in the stage 1 exam. Complete NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2021 is mentioned below.
Students studying in class 10th from recognised schools are eligible to appear in NTSE stage 1.
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Navodaya Vidyalaya, and Sainik School students can apply for NTSE from the state where their school is located. There will be no domicile restrictions for them.
Open and Distance Learning (ODL) students are also eligible to appear in the NTSE stage 1. They must not be employed anywhere. They must be appearing in 10th exam for the first time.
NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2021- Minimum Qualifying Marks Required in Class 9
Some states have a set qualifying percentage of marks in class 9 exam as an eligibility condition for appearing in the NTSE stage 1 exam. Refer to the table below check the minimum qualifying marks required to be obtained in Class 9 before applying for NTSE 2021
Minimum Qualifying Marks Required in Class 9
Minimum qualifying Marks (For General Category)
Minimum qualifying Marks (For Reserved Category)
Jammu & Kashmir
NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2021 (Stage 2) for Indian students
NTSE 2021 stage 2 exam will be conducted in the month of May 2020, tentatively. Students who will successfully qualify stage 1 will be eligible to appear in the stage 2 exam.
Firstly, students have to score minimum qualifying marks in the stage 1 exam to qualify for stage 2.
All the states will release the NTSE cut off for their respective states along with the NTSE result.
Students should obtain section-wise and category-wise cutoff to get selected for the stage 2 exam.
This should be noted that, If a student attains cutoff marks but fails to qualify any of the sections, then he/she will not be selected for the NTSE stage 2 exam.
NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2021 for Stage 2 (Students Studying Abroad)
NTSE stage 2 is a national level examination conducted by NCERT. Indian students studying abroad in class 10 can appear directly in the NTSE stage 2. However, they have to fulfil certain criteria listed below.
The age of a student must be below 18 years.
He/she has obtained at least 60% marks in class 9th annual examination.
Students have to appear in the exam at a centre in India at their own cost.
They have to send the attested copy of mark sheet of class 9 to the Head, Department of Educational Survey Division, NCERT, New Delhi by December 31.
If a student got selected, the scholarship shall be paid to only those who will pursue their further studies in India.
NTSE 2021 Qualifying Marks
The qualifying marks for NTSE are provided by NCERT. These are the minimum marks that students have to achieve to qualify for the next stage.
NTSE Qualifying Marks
Qualifying Marks in SAT
Qualifying Marks in MAT
Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/ Physically Handicapped.
General/ Economically weaker Sections/ OBC
NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2021- Reservation of Seats
As per the provision of NCERT, some seats are reserved for SC/ST and PWD students. This reservation is also applicable to the Indian students studying abroad, only if they continue their further studies in India. Check the table below for reservation criteria.
NTSE Reservation Criteria
Person with Disability
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Check Age Limit, Qualifying Marks here
Question: How can I register for NTSE exam 2021?
Application form for NTSE 2021 will be available on the official website ncert.nic.in.
Question: How much is the NTSE scholarship amount?
Scholarship of Rs. 1250 per month is awarded for class 11 to 12. Scholarship of Rs. 2000 per month is awarded for Undergraduates and Postgraduates.
Question: How many scholarships are provided by NCERT?
NCERT provides around 2000 scholarships every year.
Question: Is there any negative marking in NTSE stage 1?
No, there is no negative marking for wrong attempts.
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Questions related to NTSE
what is the syllabus for stage-1 2020?
For NTSE stage - 1 2020 Examination, the NCERT does not release any official syllabus for the exam. The question paper is divided into 2 sections named MAT ( Mental Ability Test ) and SAT ( Scholastic Aptitude Test ).
MAT includes questions for testing the mental ability.
SAT includes questions from Science, Mathematics, Social science of Class 9th and 10th.
Refer here for more info - https://school.careers360.com/exams/ntse
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is there any reservation in SSB exam for ntse scholar?
"Services Selection Boards" are there to assess a candidate whether he/she is capable of leading men/women in the Defence Services.The only thing they look for is OLQ’s which is the one and only thing that matters It provide 100% reservation for those with Officer Like Qualities(OLQs) who can qualify SSB.
Reservation would lead to people without OLQ being selected…so no reservation is provided in SSB
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WHEN NTSE APPLICATION FORM REALSE IN 2020 STAGE 1 PLEASE
NTSE application forms for 2020-21 session will be released tentatively in the month of July, 2020. However, different states will release the application forms on different dates. Stage 1 exam is likely to be held in November, 2020.
The link given below may help you with more information-
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sir told me NTSE application form date
State-wise NTSE registration form 2020-21 will be released in the last week of July 2020. NTSE forms are released in online and offline mode. Students can fill NTSE applications form 2020-21 through respective schools. Class 10 students are eligible to apply for NTSE 2020.
For more details follow the following link given below
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in ntse answer key NA means what do u mean by na plz tell me PA......
In general terms NA is an abbreviation for NOT APPLICABLE. As it is used in answer key it is an abbreviation for NO ANSWER or NOT ANSWERED. Which means there is no answer in the given options or that question is not answered.