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NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 - Application Form (Released), Admit Card, Result

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 - Application Form (Released), Admit Card, Result

Edited By Saumya.Srivastava | Updated on Dec 19, 2023 03:43 PM IST | #NTSE

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 - SCERT, Himachal Pradesh will release application form of NTSE Himachal Pradesh exam in August 2024. The last date for submission of the complete application form on is September 2024.

The state-level NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 examination consists of two parts: Part I - Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Part II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Stage 1 qualifiers will be called for Stage 2 of the NTSE exam 2024. There is no negative marking in the NTSE 2024 Himachal Pradesh exam. Read this article below to know the answer key, result, and cutoff of NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024.

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 - Highlights

Name of the exam

National Talent Search Examination

Abbreviation used

NTSE, Himachal Pradesh

Level of the exam


Conducted by

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

State/UT Liaison Officer & Address

Mrs. Rajni Sankhyan Associate Professor
S.C.E.R.T., RABON Solan-173211, (Himachal Pradesh).

Mode of examination

Pen and paper

Medium of Exam


NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 Dates

Go through the NTSE 2024 important dates in the table mentioned below:

NTSE HP 2024 Dates



Application begins

August 2024

Application concludes

September 2024

NTSE Himachal Pradesh admit card 2024

October-November 2024

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 exam

November-December 2024

Provisional Answer keyDecember 2024

Declaration of NTSE HP result & cutoff

February 2025

NTSE Stage II Admit Card release date

May 2025

NTSE Stage II exam

May 2025

Declaration of final NTSE result

August 2025

Click here to download the latest notification of the postponement of the exam.

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Answer Key 2024

SCERT will release the official NTSE HP 2024 answer key in February 2025, after the commencement of exam. Students must use NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 answer key to calculate an estimate of scores they may obtain in stage 1 exam.

Students who obtain the minimum qualifying marks are listed in the result and called for the stage II exam. However, stage 2 NTSE 2024 answer key will be released by NCERT after the conduction of the exam.

NTSE HP 2024 Qualifying Marks


Minimum Qualifying Marks


40% (in MAT & SAT separately)


32% (in MAT & SAT separately)

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Result 2024

SCERT, Himachal Pradesh will release the results for the stage I exam in February-March 2025. NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 result includes MAT, SAT, overall scores, and basic details of selected candidates for NTSE stage II 2024. It must be noted that only the candidates who qualify for the state-level exam will be allowed to sit in the stage II National-level exam. The final NTSE 2024 result will be declared by NCERT in August 2025. Students listed in the NTSE final merit list will receive the scholarship.

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff 2024

SCERT, Himachal Pradesh releases the NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 cutoff in online mode. Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2024 cut off is the minimum score a candidate requires in order to qualify for the exam. We have provided the previous year's cutoff for the convenience of the students. Students can get an estimate of the selection process by going through the cutoff. Check out the same below in the table. Go through the NTSE HP cutoff of the previous year below:

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019 Cutoff


Cutoff Score











NTSE Scholarship 2024

NTSE is a programme whose purpose is to award the scholarship to budding students. Under this programme, around 2000 scholarships are distributed to deserving candidates in NTSE stage II. NTSE scholarship 2024 category-wise amount is mentioned below.

NTSE Scholarship Amount

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11-12

Rs. 1,250/ month


Rs. 2,000/month


Rs. 2,000/month


As per UGC norms.

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 - Reservation Criteria

As per the norms of NCERT, reservation is provided to some candidates. Refer to the below table to know the reservation criteria for the NTSE exam.

NTSE HP 2024 Reservation Criteria


Reservation Criteria

Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Physically Handicapped



26.5% of 1000

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 - Eligibility Criteria

SCERT, Himachal Pradesh puts forward several eligibility criteria for the students to appear in the NTSE Himachal Pradesh exam. Read the conditions of NTSE eligibility criteria 2024 below:

  • Candidates appearing for the exam must have cleared class 9 with at least 60% marks. However, SC/ST/OBC/PCG candidates must score 55% marks in class 9 to appear in the stage I exam.

  • Students who are engaged in any job with salary, stipend, or remuneration are not eligible for the scholarship.

  • Getting a scholarship from any other source will cause the cancellation of the NTSE scholarship for that period/year.

  • The Indian students studying abroad in Class X shall be permitted to appear directly for the stage II exam based on certain norms by NCERT.

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NTSE application forms 2024

The hard copy of NTSE HP will be released online. Students must fill out and submit the Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2024 application form until November 2024. The application forms were available in online mode on the official website of SCERT, Himachal Pradesh. NTSE 2024 application form could also be obtained from the state liaison officer. Follow the mentioned steps below to apply for the NTSE Himachal Pradesh exam.

How to apply for NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024?

  • Visit the official website to download the NTSE Himachal Pradesh application form 2024.

  • Hall ticket form/Admit card will be attached to the application form.

  • Fill in the required details very carefully and make sure that the form is signed by the applicant, their parents, and the school principal on both forms. Keep the admit card form attached to the application form. Candidates may take the assistance of their teacher/guardian in case of any confusion while filling out the form.

  • Photocopies of caste or any other special reservation certificate must be attached if the candidate belongs to any reserved category.

  • NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 application form must be submitted to the State’s liaison officer. Applicants can also submit the same in their schools. The school authority will further transfer it to the liaison officer.

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NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 Application Fee

Find below the details about the amount that needs to be paid in order to apply for the Himachal Pradesh NTS exam:

NTSE HP Application Fee


Payable amount

General candidate

Rs. 50

Reserved candidate

Rs. 40

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NTSE Himachal Pradesh Contact Address

Principal, State Council of Educational Research & Training, Rabon, Solan (H.P.)

Pin Code-173 211

Phone Number- 01792-227235, 228135

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 Admit Card

NTSE HP admit card will be released on the official website of SCERT, Himachal Pradesh in December 2024. NTSE 2024 admit card includes the details such as the candidate's name, roll number, exam schedule, information about the test centre, etc. Students must bring their NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 admit card positively on the examination date. No candidate will be allowed in the exam hall without the same condition.

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 Exam Pattern

The Himachal Pradesh NTSE question paper is divided into two sections i.e., Mental Ability Test (MAT), and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT). Each question carries one mark. Go through the table below for the complete information about the NTSE exam pattern 2024

Exam Pattern of NTSE


Exam pattern


Qualifying scores


Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100 questions

120 minutes

General category: 40% of the maximum marks.

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

No negative marking

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100 questions

History- 12 Ques.

Geography- - 12 Ques.

Civics/ Political Science- 8 Ques.

Economics- 8 Ques.

120 minutes

General category: 40% of the maximum marks.

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

No negative marking

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2024 Syllabus

Students must note that there’s no specified syllabus for the NTSE exam. The syllabus of class 9th and some topics of 10th must be prepared well by the students as NTSE 2024 syllabus is very similar to the syllabus of these classes. Find in the table below the important topics for NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2021-22.

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Syllabus 2024



Important Topics

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

Verbal Reasoning test

Alphabet Test, Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Arithmetic Reasoning Test, Clocks, Puzzle test, Series completion Test, Tests, Verification of truth of the statements, etc.

Non-verbal Reasoning

Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, folding paper cutting, Transparent paper folding, Water images, etc.

Scholastic Ability Test (SAT)


Algebra, Arithmetic progression, basic geometry, coordinate geometry, statistics, surface area and volume, etc.


Carbon and its compounds, periodic classification of elements, physical and chemical changes, source of energy, etc.

Social Sciences

Introduction of ancient Indian History, Jainism, Buddhism, medieval architecture and culture, The Mauryas, Mughal Empire, Vedic period, etc.

Diversity and livelihood, Economic presence of the government, UN and other International Agencies, Union government, etc.

The atmosphere, industries, internal structure of earth and rocks, solar system, natural vegetation, etc.

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Papers 2024

Students must prepare for the Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2022 exam using sample papers. These sample papers are the solved previous year NTSE question papers which will help the students to know the exam pattern and types of questions asked. This will also help them to know the important topics and add to the art of time management. NTSE exam is conducted in a definite pattern every year.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. How many students will be selected from Himachal Pradesh for stage II?

Approximately 50-60 students are called for stage 2 as the HP state quota is only 51.

2. Is there any negative marking in NTSE HP 2024?

No, there is no negative marking in the NTSE exam.

3. What is the NTSE HP 2024 Cut off for General candidates?

The cut off marks for general candidates is 115 marks.


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there has not been an announcement for the NTSE Tamil Nadu 2023-24 examination. It is recommended to regularly check the official NTSE website or contact the State Education Board of Tamil Nadu for the latest updates and announcements regarding the NTSE examination schedule.

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Hello aspirant,

The NTSE Delhi registration form 2023 is made available by the Directorate of Education. The official website will host the NTSE Delhi 2023 form. The filled-out NTSE Delhi 2023 application form and admit card must be submitted by students to the head of the school after downloading the documents.

To get complete syllabus, please visit the following link.

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Hello aspirant,

The online application for the NTSE is released by the Exam Regulatory Authority, Uttar Pradesh. The online application for the NTSE UP 2023 will be accessible at Students in Class 10 in UP who are enrolled in their respective schools are eligible to take the NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2023 exam.

To get the complete information, you can visit our site by clicking on the link given below.

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Hello aspirant,

Below are some of the best books that you can go for the preparation for NTSE exam :

  • Study Package for NTSE class X (1st & 2nd edition)- Mcgraw Hill.
  • Pearson Guide to NTSE Class 10 1st edition – Saurabh Priyadarshini & Navin C. Joshi.
  • Study Guide for NTSE for Class 10 – Disha Publication.
  • Maths Class X – R.D Sharma.
  • Study Package For NTSE Class 10 (English) 1st & 2nd Edition.
  • A Comprehensive Manual For NTSE For Class 10 (English)
  • Study Guide For NTSE National Talent Search Examination Class 10 (English)
  • Practice Test Papers For NTSE Class 10 1st Edition.

Basically, NCERT textbooks of Class 9 science and NCERT 10th Science books are the best books for NTSE examination.

Further, to know more about the best books for preparation for NTSE examination, you can follow the below mentioned link to know more about it :,best%20books%20for%20NTSE%202021.

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Hello Aspirant,

Hope you are doing great. Due to a few administrative issues, NCERT has postponed the administration of the NTSE exam 2022. Earlier, January 15, 16, and 30 were designated as the dates for the NTSE 2022 Stage 1 exam. Soon, the revised dates for the same will be released. All students must get serious about their NTSE preparation if they want to do well. The candidates must choose the top books for the NTSE 2022 exam and begin studying for the exam because of the examination's moderate difficulty and the level of competition. Along with being crucial in exam preparation, teachers should assist students in developing a plan  and a detailed schedule so that they can finish the entire syllabus on time.

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