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NTSE Maharashtra 2024- Application Form, Exam Date, Admit Card, Result

NTSE Maharashtra 2024- Application Form, Exam Date, Admit Card, Result

Edited By Shivam Jadoun | Updated on Dec 19, 2023 04:10 PM IST | #NTSE

NTSE Maharashtra 2024 - Maharashtra State Council of Examinations releases the NTSE Maharashtra registration form 2024. NTSE Maharashtra 2024 form will be released on the official website: through respective schools. School authorities can fill the NTSE stage 1 Maharashtra application form 2024 for their students.

After the forms, MSCE releases NTSE Maharashtra admit cards through respective schools. After the release of NTSE stage 1 exam, selected students need to appear for NTSE stage 2 exam. Go through the article to know more on Maharashtra NTSE admit card date, application form, pattern and more here.

NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Exam Overview

Name of the examination

National Talent Search Examination Stage 1 Maharashtra

Abbreviation used

NTSE Stage 1 Maharashtra

Conducted by

Maharashtra State Council of Examinations ( MSCE)

State/UT Liaison Officer &


Mr. Dattatraya Jagtap, Chairman & Nodal Officer (NTSE)

Maharashtra State Council of Examinations 17-Dr. Ambedkar Road, Pune-411001 (Maharashtra)

Contact details

020- 26123067

E-Mail Address

Mode of examination

Pen and paper

Medium of Exam

Marathi and English

NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Dates


Maharashtra NTSE Dates

Application release & last date without late fee

August 2024 to September 2024

Last date to submit forms with late fee

August 2024 to September 2024

Release of the Admit Card Online

October-November 2024

NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Exam Date

November-December 2024

NTSE Maharashtra cutoff release date

February 2025

Declaration of Maharashtra NTSE Result

February 2025

Stage 2 admit card

May 2025

NTSE Stage 2 Exam Date

May 2025

Stage 2 Result Date

August 2025

NTSE Maharashtra Eligibility Criteria

  • Students studying in class 10 from Maharashtra are eligible to apply for Maharashtra NTSE 2024.

  • They must be appearing for class 10 board exams for the first time.

  • Students must have cleared the class 9th exams with at least of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates)

  • Open school students can also apply for NTSE Maharashtra stage 1. But, their age should be less than 18 years and they should not be employed.

  • Students can only receive only one scholarship amount at a time.

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Applications for Admissions are open.

Also, read the National Scholarship Portal for checking other available scholarships.

NTSE Maharashtra Application Form 2024

Eligible students can fill NTSE Maharashtra registration form 2024. Maharashtra State Council of Examinations (MSCE) is responsible to release the NTSE Maharashtra application form 2024 through respective schools. Click here to download last year’s instructions to apply for NTSE Maharashtra exam 2024.

NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Application Form Dates and Fees


Application Fees

Registration without late fees

Rs. 150

Late application date and fees

Rs. 275

Application with late fees of Rs.

Rs. 400

Steps to Fill NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Registration Form

Below are some following details that needs to filled in Maharashtra NTSE application form 2024:

  • School UDISE Code

  • School Name

  • School Address Details

  • Principal / HM Mobile Number

  • School Email ID

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NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Application Fee

Students are required to pay the exam fee through SBI (State Bank of Indian) Challan only. Below, we have given some details on NTSE Maharashtra registration fees 2024.

NTSE Maharashtra Application fee details

Payment of fee

Amount to be paid

Payment of application fee on time

Rs. 150/-

Application with late fee

Rs. 275 and 400

NTSE Maharashtra Admit Card 2024

MSCE, Pune is responsible for releasing the NTSE Maharashtra 2024 admit card through respective schools. It is expected to be released in the first week of December 2024. Students can collect their NTSE admit card Maharashtra 2024 from the concerned authority of their school.

Last year’s admit card details


NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Syllabus Exam Pattern

  • NTSE Exam has two sections namely Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) of 100 marks each.

  • As per NTSE exam pattern, each section needs to be answered within a duration of 120 minutes and to qualify, a student needs to secure 40% (32% for SC/ST/PH) in both the papers separately.

  • NTSE Maharashtra 2024 has no negative marks, and each question is worth 1 mark.

  • The duration of each paper is 120 minutes

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NTSE Maharashtra Exam Pattern


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 Maharashtra Syllabus


NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Question Papers

Practicing sample papers and previous year question papers for the exam can help in scoring well. NTSE Maharashtra 2024 can be downloaded from the official website MSCE. Practising with NTSE Maharashtra question papers can get you familiar with the new exam pattern, marking scheme, time duration etc, of the exam. This also makes students ready for D-day.

NTSE Maharashtra Reservation Criteria

  • SC - 15%

  • ST - 7.5%

  • OBC - 27%

  • EWS - 10%

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NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Answer Key

  • Students can check the official answer key of Maharashtra NTSE 2024 by visiting the official website.

  • The Maharashtra NTSE answer key consists of all correct answers to the questions asked in the exam.

  • Candidates should use the answer key to calculate an estimate of their scores for NTSE Maharashtra 2024.

NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Result

  • The result of NTSE Maharashtra 2024 will be released in February, tentatively.

  • The NTSE result 2024 will be available in the form of a merit list.

  • The result merit list consists of the MAT, SAT, and overall scores of each candidate.

  • Students can check their NTSE Maharashtra results 2024 at the official website of MSCE, Pune.

  • Along with the result, the Council will also release the cutoff for the state.

  • Shortlisted candidates will sit for the NTSE stage 2 exam.

  • The NTSE stage 2 result will be announced in the month after the exam.

Class 10 Maharashtra Board Articles

NTSE Maharashtra 2024 Cutoff

Students who appear in the exam can check the NTSE cutoff marks to prepare well for the test. NTSE Maharashtra 2024 cutoff is the required minimum marks to qualify for NTSE stage II exam. The cutoff scores for MAT, SAT, and overall scores of the previous year are available below along with the qualifying cutoff for NTSE Maharashtra 2020.

NTSE Maharashtra Cutoff 2020





Other Backward Class (OBC)


Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribes (ST)




NTSE Qualifying Marks







NTSE Maharashtra Scholarships 2024

Under the NTSE programme, 2000 scholarships are distributed each year by the national conducting body, NCERT. Students selected through NTSE Maharashtra 2024 will sit for NTSE stage 2 and compete for the NTSE scholarships.

NTSE Scholarship amount

Education level

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.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. When will NTSE Maharashtra registration form 2023 be released?

NTSE registration form for Maharashtra state will be released soon. 

2. Can I apply for NTSE Maharashtra 2023 individually?

No, you can not apply for Maharashtra NTSE 2023 individually. The form to be submitted through schools only.

3. What are the minimum marks to qualify NTSE Maharashtra 2022-23 exam?

The minimum qualifying marks are 40%(General/OBC) and 32%(SC/ST) in each section along with cutoff marks.


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Questions related to NTSE

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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.

Hope this helps you,

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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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Hope this information helps you.

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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Hope this information helps you.

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.

I hope that this will help.

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.

You can refer the below link for links, PDF's and details:


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