NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2018-2019
Kumud Sahni, 22 Oct 2018

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019 - State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Himachal Pradesh will organize stage 1 of Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2019 on November 4, 2018.  The NTSE 2019 admit card will be handed over to students by the school authority. Candidates are advised to collect the same from their respective school after October 22, 2018. The NTSE Himachal Pradesh Application process is over. The application form were released on August 3, 2018. The last date to fill application form was initially September 5, which was later extended till September 12, 2018. The application form for the NTSE Himachal Pradesh stage 1 exam could be downloaded from the link given below. NTSE 2019 exam for Himachal Pradesh will be held in two stages- stage 1 and 2. Stage 1 NTSE is the state level talent search examination for class 10th students of Himachal Pradesh. Stage 2 NTSE 2019 will be organized by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) May 12, 2019. Based on result of NTSE Himachal Pradesh exam 2019, students will be selected for stage 2 NTSE 2019. Read further for more details on Himachal Pradesh NTSE exam 2019.

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NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019- Overview

Name of the examination

National Talent Search Examination

Abbreviation used

NTSE, Himachal Pradesh

Level of the exam

State

Date of exam

November 4, 2018

Conducted by

State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Himachal Pradesh

State/UT Liaison Officer &

Addresses

 

Mrs. Rita Sharma

Associate Professor

S.C.E.R.T., RABON

Solan-173211,

(Himachal Pradesh)

 

Ph. 0179-227135

 

 

Mode of examination

Pen and paper

Medium of Exam

English


NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019 Important Dates and Events

Events

Dates

Application begins:

August 3, 2018

Application concludes:

September 12, 2018 (Over)

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2018

November 4, 2018

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Results

Last week of January, 2018

NTSE 2019, Stage 2

May 12, 2019



NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019- Eligibility Criteria

Stage 1 of NTSE 2019 for Himachal Pradesh will be organized for students currently studying in class 10 in the state. Under NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019 eligibility criteria, students who scored 60% marks in class 9 for general category, 55% marks in class 9 for SC, ST, and PH categories were eligible to apply.

 

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019: Application form

Application forms for Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2019 could be downloaded from the link given above. It could also be obtained from the state liaison officer. Students needed to fill in the required details, paste their photograph, get it attested from the school and submit it to the state liaison officer. The last to submit application form was September 12, 2018.

 

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019: How to apply?

Given below are the steps to apply for NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019-

  • Download and print the application form from the website of SCERT. Admit card/ Hall pass form will be attached in the application form.

  • Fill the required details for both forms and attach the required documents and files.

  • Application form for NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019 should be submitted to the state liaison’s officer latest by September 5, 2018.

  • Applicants can collect their admit card/ hall pass from the state liaison’s officer at least 10 days before the exam.


NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019- Exam fee

Exam fee for Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2019 is as follows:

  • Rs 50/- for general category students.

  • Rs 40/- for all the reserved categories.


NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019- Admit Card/ Hall Ticket

Students appearing for Himachal Pradesh NTSE will be given their admit cards/ hall pass after allotment of seat numbers a week to 10 days before the exam is conducted on November 4, 2018.

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019 – Exam Pattern

Exam paper for stage 1 NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019 will have 2 sections, Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT). MAT will contain 100 questions of 1 mark each and SAT section will contain 100 questions of 1 mark each. For more details refer to the table below.

 

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam Pattern

Section

Exam pattern

Time Duration

Qualifying scores

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

120 minutes

  • For general category: 40% of the maximum marks.

  • For SC, ST, and PH: 32% of the maximum marks.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

120 minutes

  • For general category: 40% of the maximum marks.

  • For SC, ST, and PH: 32% of the maximum marks.


NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019 - Answer Key

Official answer key for Himachal Pradesh NTSE exam 2019 will be released by the last week of November 2018. Participants should use NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019 Answer Key to calculate an estimate of scores they may obtain Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2019. 

 

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019- Result

SCERT, Himachal Pradesh will release the result of Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2019 by the last week of January 2019. NTSE Himachal Pradesh results 2019 will contain MAT, SAT and overall scores of each candidate. Also, there will be enclosed a list of selected students for stage 2 NTSE 2019. 

 

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cut off

Students can expect cut offs for NTSE 2019 Himachal Pradesh to be released with exam results. Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2019 cut offs are the least qualifying scores for appearing in stage 2 NTSE 2019. 

NTSE Himachal Pradesh - Cut off 2018

Category

Cut off

General

90

SC

77

ST

75

PH

66


NTSE 2019- Scholarships and awards

1000 scholarships are distributed each year by the national conducting body NCERT under NTSE programme. Students selected through Stage 1 of NTSE Himachal Pradesh exam 2019 will compete for the 1000 scholarship at stage 2 of NTSE 2019.

NTSE Scholarship amount

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11th to 12th

Rs. 1,250 per month

Undergraduate

Rs. 2,000 per month

Post-graduate

Rs. 2,000 per month

PhD

As per UGC norms.

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