NTSE Tripura 2019
Sachin Malik, 22 Oct 2018, #NTSE

NTSE Tripura 2019 - The NTSE stage 1, 2019 for Tripura will be held on November 4, 2018 by SCERT, Tripura. NTSE Tripura 2019 will be conducted for students in class 10 from the state.  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. NTSE Tripura 2019 application process has ended.The last date to apply was August 18. The State Council of Educational Research and Training will recommend a list of students for the final stage of talent search as per the State quota on the basis of their performance in Tripura NTSE stage 1. Such students will go on to appear for NTSE stage 2 conducted by NCERT on May 12, 2019 at Delhi. Students aspiring to participate in NTSE Tripura 2019 read further for eligibility criteria, application form, preparation guide and more.

Overview of NTSE Tripura 2019

Name of the examination

National Talent Search Examination Stage 1

Abbreviation used

NTSE Tripura

Level of the exam


Date of exam

 November 4, 2018

Conducted by:

State Council of Educational Research and Training, Tripura

Eligibility Criteria

For class 10 students.

Mode of examination

Pen and paper

Mode of Application


Frequency of Exam

Once every year

NTSE Tripura Important Dates 2019



Application Notice

July 23, 2019

Last date of Application Submission

August 18, 2019 (Over)

NTSE Tripura 2019 Exam

November 4, 2018

NTSE Tripura Result 2019

Last week of January 2018

NTSE Stage 2, 2019

May 12, 2019

NTSE Tripura 2019 Exam Day Schedule

Name of the Exam

Timing on November 4

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Scholastic Ability Test

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

What’s new in NTSE Tripura 2019?

Exam Pattern - NCERT has removed Language test from NTSE 2019 stage 1 examination. Only Mental Ability Test, and Scholastic Ability Test will be conducted.

Reservation- OBC or Other Backward classes will be given a reservation of 27% from this year.

Time Duration - The Time Duration of NTSE Tripura 2019 will be 5 hours. Where, 100 minutes each will be for MAT and SAT, and there will be a 100 minute break between the two tests

NTSE Tripura Result 2019

The result of Tripura NTSE 201able9 are expected to be out between January- February 2019. SCERT, Tripura will release the result of NTSE Tripura 2019 in PDF format. The result file will contain a merit list of selected students, plus their MAT, SAT, overall merit scores, and rank. These selected students will be eligible to participate in stage 2 of NTSE 2019 on May 12 , 2018.

NTSE Tripura Eligibility Criteria 2019

The NTSE 2019 stage 1 Tripura exam will be conducted for class 10 students from government, local body, private aided, and private unaided schools in Tripura. The eligibility criteria of NTSE Tripura specifies the following conditions to be met to apply for the exam.

  • Candidate must be a student of class 10 in the current academic year of 2018-19.

  • Class 10 students who have appeared in board examinations in the year 2018 cannot apply.

  • ODL or Open Distant Learning class 10 students are eligible to apply for NTSE Tripura under the condition that their age is not above 18 years.

NTSE Tripura Application Form 2019

The application form for Tripura NTSE was provided by SCERT, Tripura in PDF format. Students aspiring to participate in Tripura NTSE 2019 could download the application form from the link on this page. The last date to submit the completely filled application form was August 18, 2018. 

How to apply for NTSE Tripura 2019?

To apply for NTSE Tripur for 2019 students followed the steps below.

  • Download and print a copy of the application form from the link given above. Admission card form was also be attached with the form.

  • Fill the required details as asked on the application form, and admission form without any mistakes. It is advised that students take help from a teacher or their parents.

  • Next, attach the required documents as given in the following section. 

NTSE Tripura 2019 Required Documents
Photographs - Two passport sized photographs on both the forms. Be sure to attach a fresh and coloured photograph. The Photographs must be verified by the school Principal/ Gazetted officer.

Certificates -

For SC, ST, and OBC categories - The applicants will be required to attach an attested copy of their caste/ category certificates.

For OBC Category - OBC Category applicants must check whether their category is in the central OBC list by National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). To find your category in the central OBC list, Click here, and locate your category among the list.

For Physically Disabled Applicants - Candidates applying under physical disability (BLV, DH, LD, AID,MD) will be required to attach a copy of their disability certificates issued by recognized medical institutes.
NTSE Tripura Exam Centres 2019

Students who applied for NTSE Tripura 2019 can find a list of the exam centres for the same in the following table. Students can find the exam centres for their district against their district’s name.

NTSE Tripura 2019 Exam Centres

Exam Centres


Umakanta Academy and Umakanta Academy Eng. Med

West District.

Khowai Govt. H/S School, Khowai Tripura

Khowai District

Bishramganj H/S School, Shepahijala Tripura School

Shepahijala District.

Udaipur Girls H/S School, Udaipur, Gomati, Tripura

Gomati District

Santirbazar H/S School, Santirbazar, South Tripura

South District

R.K. Institution, Kailashahar, Unokuti Tripura

South District

B.B.I Institution Dharmanagar, North Tripura

North District

Chandraipara H.S, School, Ambassa, Dhalai

Dhalai District

NTSE Tripura 2019 Application Form Submission

The school administration or the head of institution was responsible for submitting the properly filled application form at the state liaison officer by the designated last date of submission. Students were required to fill the form under the supervision of school authorities, and submit it at the school itself to be sent to the state liaison officer for NTSE Tripura 2019. The state liaison officer will allocate the roll number and distribute the admit card/ hall tickets to the students.

NTSE Tripura 2019 State Liaison officer

Name- Smt. Kuheli Debbarma

Designation- Deputy Director

Addresses- State Council of Educational Research and Training, Abhoy Nagar,

Agartala, Tripura(West)-799005.

Phone: 0381-2354867, 0381-2354209

NTSE Tripura Admit Card 2019

The admit card of NTSE Tripura 2019 will be available at the state liaison’s officer of the exam. Students who have applied can collect their admit card from the state liaison’s officer at least 21 days before the exam commencement date. NTSE Tripura 2019 exam will be conducted on November 4, 2019.
How to prepare for NTSE Tripura 2019?

Students preparing for NTSE Tripura 2019 will be able to score well if they included syllabus, exam pattern, and sample papers of their exam in their preparation material. Practicing with these three will not only help students get a better understanding on what to expect at the exam, but will also prepare them to solve the questions quickly and in time. Students will find the examination pattern, syllabus, and sample papers for their preparing in the following section.

NTSE Tripura Exam Pattern 2019

As per the new changes, the examination for Tripura NTSE 2019 will have Mental Ability Test, and Scholastic Ability Test only. Language test will no longer be conducted for NTSE stage 1 exams. The exam will be conducted for 200 questions in total, and each question will be for 1 mark. For more details on exam pattern of NTSE Tripura 2019, see the following table.

NTSE Tripura Exam Pattern


Number of questions

Type of Questions

Time Duration

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100 questions for 1 mark each

Multiple choice, Objective type.

100 minutes.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100 questions for 1 mark each.


  • Science-40

  • Mathematics- 20

  • Social Science - 40

Multiple choice, Objective type.

100 minutes

NTSE Tripura Syllabus 2019

Since NCERT or SCERT don’t prescribe a syllabus for NTSE examinations, students will have to use syllabus prepared by leading coaching institutes for their coaching classes on NTSE. Students will find syllabus for NTSE stage 1 exam for Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Ability Test in the following sections.

NTSE Tripura 2019 Mental Ability Test Syllabus

MAT or Mental Ability Test is conducted to test the logical reasoning, analytical, and problem solving skills of the participant. Students will find MAT test syllabus by FIIT-JEE in the following table. 

NTSE Tripura MAT Syllabus



Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test-




Inserting the Missing Character


Blood Relations


Alphabet Test





Distance & Time


Arithmetic Reasoning


Coding Decoding




Sense Test


Time & Work.


Data Sufficiency


Equation, Ratio, Proportion & Variation




Logical Venn Diagram




Counting number of Figures


Input Output


Statement , Assumption & Conclusion

Data Interpretation


Basics of Number



Figure Series, Analogy & Classification


Paper Folding, Unfolding, Cutting & Dot Situation


Mirror & Water Images


Figure Matrix.





Loss & Discount


Alligations or Mixtures


Simple and Compound Interest



Cubes and Dice

Fundamental Principal of Counting


Data Inequality.

NTSE Tripura 2019 Scholastic Ability Test Syllabus

The Scholastic Ability Test for NTSE Tripura 2019 will be conducted to test the factual knowledge gained in Mathematics, Sciences, and Social Sciences by each candidate. Students will find the syllabus for SAT test in the following table.

NTSE Tripura Scholastic Ability Test Syllabus





Current Electricity



Magnetic Effects of Current


Sources of Energy


Laws of motion



Reflection & Refraction


Work, Energy & Power Eye






Waves and Sound.

Chemical Reactions & Equations


Acids, Base & Salts


Is Matter Around Us Pure?


Metals & Non Metals


Alkaline Earth Metals


Atoms & Molecules and Mole Concept.


Carbon & Its Compound; Structure of Atom


Matter in our surroundings


Periodic properties











Improvement in Food Resources




Control & Coordination




Natural Resources


Reproduction in Plants and Animals


Heredity and Evolution





Number System, Real Numbers


Polynomials, Factor & Remainder Theorem


Surds, Indices &Exponents.






Area of Parallelograms and Triangles


Heron’s Formula


Linear Equations in Two Variables


Quadratic Equations


Arithmetic Progression




Application of Trigonometry




Areas related to Circles

Surface Area and Volume








Social Sciences




The French Revolution


Russian Revolution


Nazism and the Rise of Hitler




Society and Colonialism


The Making of the Global World


Age of Industrialization


Print Culture and the Modern World


Novels, Society and History


Resources and Development;


Natural Vegetation


Water Resource


Pastoralists in the Modern World


Clothing: A Social History


Work, Life and Leisure


The Story of Cricket

India, Size and Location


Physical Features of India




Political Science


Democracy in the Contemporary World


What is Democracy?


Why Democracy?


Resources and Development


Natural Vegetation


Water Resources




Mineral and Energy Resources






Manufacturing Industries

Story of Village Palampur


People as Resource




Sectors of the Indian Economy


Poverty as a Challenge facing India


Money and Credit


Consumer Rights


Globalization and the Indian Economy


Food Security

NTSE Tripura Sample and Question Paper 2019

The sample and previous years’ question papers are essential preparation tools for qualifying NTSE Tripura 2019. Students should practice with these two frequently, and daily once the exam is closer to get familiar with the exam pattern, types of questions, and more.

NTSE Tripura Answer Key 2019

It is anticipated that the answer key for NTSE Tripura 2019 will be released within weeks of the exam commencement date. The official NTSE Tripura answer key 2019 will be released by SCERT, Tripura by the last week of November 2018. The answer key will contain correct answers for questions asked in MAT, and SAT tests. Alternative answer key of NTSE Tripura 2019 will be released by coaching institutes such as Resonance, FIIT-JEE, Akash and more within a week of the exam date.

NTSE Tripura Cutoff 2019

The cut off marks of NTSE Tripura 2019 will be released by SCERT, Tripura by the last week of January- February 2019. NTSE Tripura cut off 2019 will contain minimum qualifying marks for each of the participating categories. Students who score equal to or more than the cut off marks as per their category will be qualified for final stage of NTSE 2019.
NTSE Tripura 2019 Minimum Qualifying Scores

Minimum Qulaifying Score


Reserved categories


Mental Ability Test

40 marks out of 100

32 marks out of 100

Scholastic Ability Test

40 marks out of 100

32 marks out of 100


80 marks out of 200

64 out of 200

NTSE Scholarship 2019

A total of 1,000 merit-based scholarships are awarded each year by NCERT under NTSE programme. Selected students through NTSE Tripura 2019 will participate in second stage/ final stage of the talent search for the scholarships. Students will find NTSE scholarship amount details in the following table.


NTSE Scholarship Amount


Reservation percentage

Scheduled caste


Scheduled tribes


Physically handicapped





State Council of Educational Research and Training, SCERT, Tripura

Address- State Council of Educational Research and Training, Abhoy Nagar,

Agartala, Tripura(West)-799005.

Official Website - scertonline.tripura.gov.in

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