NTSE Kerala 2020-21 - Application Form Released!, Exam Date, Admit Card, Result
NTSE Kerala 2020 Form - SCERT, Kerala has released the NTSE stage 1 Kerala application form 2020-21 on October 17, 2020. NTSE Kerala 2020 registration form can be submitted online on scert.kerala.gov.in. Class 10 students can fill NTSE Kerala form 2020-21 online. The last date of NTSE Kerala 2020 registration os November 16, 2020. NTSE Kadmit card Kerala 2020-21 will be released online. Students who fill NTSE Kerala 2020 application form will be able to download NTSE Kerala admit card 2020-21 by entering application number and other details.
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SCERT, Kerala will hold NTSE stage 1 exam on December 13, 2020 for students who have submitted the NTSE Kerala 2020 form. After that, NTSE Kerala 2021 answer key will be released online along with question papers. Students can calculate their score by referring NTSE Kerala answer key 2020. NTSE Kerala result 2021 will be announced in the last week of February 2021. Selected students will appear for NTSE Kerala 2021 stage 2 exam. Finally selected candidates who qualify both stages of NTSE 2021 will be able to receive scholarships. Read more to know more about NTSE Kerala 2020 application form, date, admit card and other details.
NTSE Kerala 2020-21 Important Date
Students must know about the NTSE important dates so that they can prepare their study plan accordingly dates and events related to Kerala NTSE 2020 are tabulated below:
NTSE Kerala 2020-21 Form, Exam and Other Dates
NTSE 2020 form Kerala start date
October 17, 2020
Application Last Date
November 16, 2020 till 5 pm
Last date to Verify Applications by Principal/HM
November 20, 2020 till 5 pm
NTSE Kerala Admit Card 2020
First week of December 2020
NTSE Stage 1 Kerala exam
December 13, 2020
NTSE stage 1 answer key
Last week of November 2020
NTSE Kerala result
Last week of February 2021
NTSE admit card for stage 2
NTSE Stage 2 exam
June 13, 2021
NTSE Kerala 2020-21 Eligibility Criteria
Students who wish to apply for stage 1 exam must check the NTSE eligibility criteria before applying. They must fulfil the following eligibility criteria to apply for NTSE Kerala exam 2021:
- Students must have secured 55% marks in the class 9 exams excluding language subjects.
- Students studying in class 10 in Kerala state can apply for this exam.
- Open Distance Learning (ODL) students below the age of 18 are also eligible to apply for this exam. However, this is the first time they are writing the NTSE exam.
NTSE Kerala Form 2020-21
SCERT has released the stage 1 NTSE application form Kerala. Students can fill NTSE Kerala 2020 form through the official website before November 16, 2020.
- Photo (in .jpg or .jpeg format, maximum size 60 kb,
- PwD Certificate, Caste certificate, OBC-NCL certificate, BPL certificate (as applicable) in pdf format and size should not exceed more than 500 kb.
Application Fee - Rs.250 for General category and Rs.100 for SC/ST/BPL category.
To fill the NTSE form 2021, students need to follow the steps below:
- Go to the official website of SCERT i.e. scert.kerala.gov.in and click on the link of NTSE scholarship exam.
- Now, click NTSE online application 2020-21 and it will open the NTSE Kerala registration portal.
- Register with Kerala NTSE by entering required details and press submit button.
- Username and password will be sent to registered email ID. Now, login with received credentials.
- Click on NTSE application form and fill the form with all details as asked.
- Upload relevant certificates and click on submit button.
- Then enter institute details and other details and click on OK button.
- Pay the application fee through Credit card/ Debit card, internet banking.
- Take a printout of the application form and submit to principal/HM for verification.
NTSE Kerala 2020-21 Admit card
SCERT will release the Kerala NTSE Stage 1 admit card in the first week of December 2020. NTSE Kerala admit card 20210-21 will be made available in online mode through the official website. Students can download their NTSE 2020-21 admit card using the steps given below:
- First of all go to the official website: http://scert.kerala.gov.in.
- Click on NTSE link or the link is given above.
- It will open the login window. Enter application ID, and application number.
- Kerala NTSE stage 1 Admit card will open on the screen.
- Take a printout of it and check for the accuracy of details.
Note: Student should contact officials in case of any discrepancy in NTSE Kerala admit card 2020-21. It’s mandatory to carry admit card to the exam hall.
- NTSE syllabus 2020-21 is same for both stages and it is based on class 9 and 10 state board syllabus and CBSE curriculum.
- NTSE exam is divided into two sections: MAT and SAT.
- MAT comprises the questions from verbal and non-verbal reasoning to test candidates logical thinking and analytical skills.
- The questions will be asked from analogy, classification, numerical series, pattern perception, hidden figure etc.
- SAT exam is held to test a candidate’s knowledge of Mathematics, Science and Social Science subjects.
- Students can opt for any one language (English, Malayalam, Tamil or Kannada) as a medium of the NTSE Kerala 2020-21 exam.
NCERT prescribed the exam pattern of NTSE for both stages. Students appearing for stage 1 NTSE Kerala 2020-21 should know about the overview of the question paper which is given by exam pattern.
- It makes students familiar with the marking scheme, number of questions, duration etc.
- NTSE exam is divided into two sections: MAT and SAT. Objective type questions will be asked in both sections.
- There will be no language test in stage 1 Kerala NTSE exam.
Overview of NTSE Kerala Exam pattern:
After knowing the syllabus and exam pattern, students should start studying the topics. They should practise with NTSE question papers to know the in-depth analysis of the upcoming NTSE Kerala 2020-21 exam. It will make them familiar with the all major aspects of stage 1 exam which are marking scheme, types and number of questions asked important topics, etc. Students can download the MAT and SAT question papers of the previous year by clicking on the link given above.
NTSE Kerala Answer Key 2020-21
The exam conducting authority will release the answer key of NTSE Kerala 2020-21 in the third or last week of December 2020. NTSE Kerala answer key 2020-21 will contain correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Students can download NTSE Kerala answer key in online mode and calculate their probable score. In such a way, they will be able to know the chances of their selection before the NTSE Kerala result 2021. Match probable scores with Cutoff marks to estimate a student’s result.
NTSE Kerala Reservation system 2021
NCERT prescribed the reservation system for all the states which is followed by SCERT, Kerala to make stage 1 merit list. NTSE Kerala 2021 reservation system is tabulated below:
Scheduled caste (SC)
Scheduled tribes (ST)
OBC (Non-creamy layer)
However, qualifying marks for stage 1 Kerala NTSE are 40% and 32% for general and SC/ST/PH category students respectively. But students will have to score NTSE cutoff marks to get them shortlisted for stage 2 exam. SCERT Kerala will release the Cut off marks for stage 1 NTSE Kerala exam in the last week of February 2021. Check NTSE Kerala cut off 20219 in the table given below.
NTSE Kerala Cutoff 2019
SCERT, Kerala will release the result of stage 1 NTSE Kerala 2021 exam in the last week of February 2021. The result is made available on the official website in the form of a merit list. The merit list consists of the details of selected students for stage 2 exam.
NTSE Scholarship 2021
The final exam will be held by NCERT and after NTSE stage 2 result, around 220 selected students will be able to avail scholarship up to Ph.d level. The scholarship rates are determined by NCERT which are same for all category students. However, the scholarship amount varies at different levels of study which are given below:
- Rs. 1250 per month for class 11 and 12.
- Rs. 2000 per month at UG and PG level.
- For Ph.D pursuing candidates, the scholarship is provided as per UGC norms.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Kerala 2020-21 - Application Form Released!, Exam Date, Admit Card, Result
Question: When will the NTSE Kerala 2021 result be released?
The result of NTSE Kerala 2020-21 exam will be announced in the last week of February 2021.
Question: From where can I check the NTSE Kerala stage I answer key?
The answer key will be made available on the official website scert.kerala.gov.in.
Question: How can I submit any objection for the official answer key of NTSE stage I?
You can mail your objections on email@example.com after the publication of answer key.
Question: Do I need to apply again for stage 2 of NTSE?
No, you do not need to apply separately for the stage II exam.
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NTSE stage1 Andhra Pradesh previous question papers
I am giving the links of the lrevious year question papers of NTSE Stage-1 of AP state below. Copy and paste the links in your browser to download them:-
NTSE stage-1 AP(SAT 2019):- https://drive.google.com/file/d/113tPrmlPEbpA2E_ME3VZexe1BasKnLW9/view?usp=drivesdk
NTSE Stage-1 AP(MAT 2019):- https://drive.google.com/file/d/112J3cTv4cYFKZN9EFN-UeQLbM5RqMxCs/view?usp=drivesdk
NTSE Stage-1 AP 2018 :- https://drive.google.com/file/d/10lZDOM2QuwLkjJ-TXLzNthftUJCjLE44/view?usp=drivesdk
NTSE stage-1 AP 2017:- https://drive.google.com/file/d/10v9ZHTJ6r0HX-JdXIeAitifCdIPdanpu/view?usp=drivesdk
You can visit the article below to find more previous year NTSE stage-1 question papers of AP with soultions(both in english and telugu):-
All the best!
NTSE telangana previous quetion paper
You can get NTSE Telangana previous year paper by visiting our site at https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-telangana-question-papers , this will make you acquaint with paper pattern, marking scheme, important topics and other such relevant details pertaining to preparation of the exam.
what if we do not submit Income Certificate in NTSE
NTSE got some rules and regulation and some terms and conditions it has clearly mentioned the following documents that is needed to apply for NTSE :
- Recent Colored Photograph
- State Domicile Certificate
- Income Certificate
- Disability Certificate (for PwD candidates)
- Caste Certificate (if applicable)
As per the rules and regulations of NTSE you must upload these documents positively or else Incomplete/ wrongly filled in application forms are liable to be rejected.
To be in a safe side if you have enough time left for submission kindly upload the documents or your form maybe rejected.
IF ANY MORE DOUBT YOU CAN CONTACT YOUR REGIONAL OFFICER FOR THIS THROUGH THE OFFICIAL LINK GIVEN BELOW
GOOD LUCK !!!!
How i can correct the mistake in my NTSE exam form done by school teacher for class 10th?
You may contact your state liaison office however it entirely depends on the kind of mistake you have made in the form. You may get their contact information from your state's SCERT site. Ypu ,ay also get thir contact information from https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-application-form . I hope they can sort out the problem. All the best!
How many marks per section should a student from Chhattisgarh achieve to get selected for NTSE stage 2?
Dear candidate below mentioned are the category wise cut offs for NTSE chhattisgarh:
For more details you can visit to the official site which is scert.cg.gov.in. So go through it and prepare accordingly. All the best. Go ahead.