NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019 - State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Himachal Pradesh, will organize stage 1 of Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2019 in the first week of November, 2018. NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019 will be conducted for class 10 students from the state. Eligible students can apply for Himachal Pradesh NTSE exam 2019 by second week of August, 2018. 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 for candidates for NTSE stage 2. Stage 2 NTSE 2019 will be organized by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in the second week of May, 2019. Based on results 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.
Please note that the dates given in this article of NTSE 2019 Himachal Pradesh are tentative and based on last year. They’ll be updated as soon as any official notification gets released.
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019- Overview
Name of the examination
National Talent Search Examination
NTSE, Himachal Pradesh
Level of the exam
Date of exam
Last week of November 2018
State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Himachal Pradesh
State/UT Liaison Officer &
Mrs. Rita Sharma
Mode of examination
Pen and paper
Medium of Exam
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019 Important Dates and Events
First week of August, 2018
End of August, 2018
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2018
November 8, 2018
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Results
Last week of January, 2018
NTSE 2019, Stage 2
Second week of May 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 are eligible to apply.
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019: Application form
Application forms for Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2019 will be available at exam centers decided by SCERT by the second week of August 2018. Students are expected to fill the required details and submit application form at these exam centres by the last week October 2018.
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019: How to apply?
To apply for NTSE Maharashtra exam 2019 follow these steps:
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 by the end of August, 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 40/- for general category students.
Rs 30/- 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 in November, 2018.
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam 2019 – Exam Pattern
Exam paper for stage 1 NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019 will have 3 sections, Mental Ability Test (MAT), Language Test (LCT), and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT). MAT and LCT will contain 50 questions of 1 mark each, and SAT section will contain 100 questions of 1 mark each. Marks obtained in LCT section will not be included in the final merit score for Himachal Pradesh NTSE exam 2019. For more details refer to the table below.
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Exam Pattern
Mental Ability Test (MAT)
50 questions worth 1 mark each.
Language Comprehension Tests (English)
50 questions worth 1 mark each.
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
100 questions worth 1 mark each.
1 hour 30 minutes
NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019 - Sample Papers
Sample papers of NTSE 2019 Himachal Pradesh are solved question papers of previous years’ examinations. Practicing with Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2019 sample papers will help students get familiar with the exam pattern, time duration etc, of the exam. Students appearing for NTSE Himachal Pradesh exam 2019 should use these sample papers to practice and score well.
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Sample Papers
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Paper 2017-18
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Answer Key 2017-18
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. Unofficial answer key will be available on the websites of various coaching institutes by second 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. Answer key for Himachal Pradesh NTSE exam 2019 will be posted here as soon as it is released officially by SCERT, Himachal Pradesh.
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, LCT, and overall scores of each candidate. Also, there will be enclosed a list of selected students for stage 2 NTSE 2019. Results for Himachal Pradesh NTSE exam 2019 will be posted here as soon as they are released.
NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019 - 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. Stage 1 Himachal Pradesh NTSE cut off for MAT, SAT, LCT, and overall scores will be available here as soon as they are released official.
NTSE Himachal Pradesh - Cut off 2018
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
Classes 11th to 12th
Rs. 1,250 per month
Rs. 2,000 per month
Rs. 2,000 per month
As per UGC norms.