NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2020 - Exam Regulatory Authority, Uttar Pradesh has released NTSE UP 2020 application form. Class 10 students fulfilling the NTSE UP 2020 eligibility criteria will have to apply before September 30, 2019. NTSE stage 1 Uttar Pradesh exam will be held on November 3, 2019 in the state. However, candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores using the official answer key in the second week of November. But students will come to know about their selection for stage 2 NTSE exam by the end of February 2020. NCERT will conduct stage 2 exam on May 10, 2019 and finally selected candidates will be able to avail the scholarship. Read further, for more details about stage 1 NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2020, dates, application form, result, cutoff, etc.
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First of all, students should students go through NTSE important dates to know the overview and dates related to the exam. They should keep the following dated in mind while planning their study for NTSE 2020.
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Application form releasing date
August 28, 2019
September 30, 2019
Third week of October 2019
NTSE Stage 1 Uttar Pradesh exam
November 3, 2019
NTSE stage 1 answer key
Second week of November 2019
NTSE Uttar Pradesh Result & Cutoff
Last week of February 2020
NTSE admit card for stage 2
NTSE Stage 2 exam
May 10, 2020
Students will have to fulfil the following NTSE eligibility criteria to apply for stage 1 exam:
A student must be passed class 9 exams and scored 55% marks in aggregate and SC/ST can apply with 44% marks in 9th.
A student must be studying in class 10 during the academic year 2019-20.
Open or distance learning students can also apply for the exam.
Student’s age should be less than 18 years, and should not be employed.
The authority provides the application forms in online mode and offline mode through the examination centres. Students need to fill the application form properly and attach all the required documents. They will have to submit the NTSE 2020 application from before the last date. A step by step process to fill the NTSE UP application form is given below:
Collect the application form from the respective examination centre or download NTSE UP application form using the link given above.
Fill all the details in the form and paste a passport size photograph at a specified place.
Attach other documents as required such as SC/ST/OBC students need to attach a copy of their caste certificate and PH students will have to attach their disability certificate.
In the next, they will have to pay the examination fee through bank and attach this bank pay slip along with the form.
After this, submit the application form to the respective exam centres.
NTSE UP Application fee: The authority prescribed the examination fee of Rs. 50/- for general category, and Rs. 30/- for reserved categories, which is mandatory to be paid.
The admit card/ hall ticket of NTSE UP stage 1 exam will be made available in offline mode in the third week of October 2019. Students will have to collect their NTSE admit card from Chief Superintendent on the examination centre. This admit card is mandatory to carry to the exam hall as no student is allowed to enter without NTSE UP hall ticket. Any calculator, mathematical and physical table or any other material is not allowed to carry in the exam hall.
Students applying for NTSE UP must know the syllabus to be aware about what to prepare for.
There is no prescribed syllabus for NTSE but this exam is divided into two sections: MAT and SAT. Questions are asked based on the 9th and 10th class UP board syllabus and CBSE curriculum.
MAT section consists of verbal and non-verbal reasoning. Questions will be asked from Analogy, Series, Classification, Water images, Embedded figure and other topics
SAT sections is prepared on the basis of class 10 and 9 syllabus of Science, Maths and Social Science subjects.
Get detailed topic-wise syllabus using the link given above and NTSE Syllabus overview is provided below:
Mental Ability Test
Series - Inserting the Missing Character Blood Relations Alphabet Test Averages Speed, Distance & Time Arithmetic Reasoning Coding Decoding Direction Sense Test Time & Work.
Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test - Clock Data Sufficiency Equation, Ratio, Proportion & Variation Calendar Logical Venn Diagram Syllogism Counting number of Figures Input Output Statement , Assumption & Conclusion
Puzzles - Data Interpretation Basics of Number System Figure Series, Analogy & Classification Paper Folding, Unfolding, Cutting & Dot Situation Mirror & Water Images Figure Matrix.
Classification - Analogy Percentages Profit, Loss & Discount Allegations or Mixtures Simple and Compound Interest Cubes and Dice Fundamental Principle of Counting; Data Inequality.
Scholastic Ability Test
Physics - Current Electricity Motion Magnetic Effects of Current Sources of Energy Laws of motion Light, Reflection & Refraction Work, Energy & Power Eye Gravitation Fluid Waves and Sound.
Chemistry - 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
Biology - Nutrition Respiration Transportation Excretion Cell Improvement in Food Resources Tissue Control & Coordination DLO Natural Resources Reproduction in Plants and Animals Heredity and Evolution Environment Diseases
Mathematics - Number System, Real Numbers Polynomials, Factor & Remainder Theorem Surds, Indices & Exponents. Triangles Quadrilaterals Area of Parallelograms and Triangles Heron’s Formula Linear Equations in Two Variables Quadratic Equations Arithmetic Progression Trigonometry Application of Trigonometry Circles Areas related to Circles Surface Area and Volume Probability Statistics Co-ordinate geometry
Social Sciences -
History - The French Revolution Russian Revolution Nazism and the Rise of Hitler Forest 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
Geography - India, Size and Location Physical Features of India Drainage. Political Science Democracy in the Contemporary World What is Democracy Why Democracy? Resources and Development Natural Vegetation Water Resources Climate Mineral and Energy Resources; Agriculture Population Manufacturing IndustriesEconomics -
Story of Village Palampur People as Resource Development Sectors of the Indian Economy Poverty as a Challenge facing India Money and Credit Consumer Rights Globalization and the Indian Economy Food Security
NCERT designed the pattern of stage 1 and stage 2 exam. Student go through NTSE UP exam pattern to get an overview of the exam so that they can devise a strategy to ace the exam.
Stage 1 NTSE UP 2020 exam will consist of 200 questions which will carry 200 questions.
Students will have a total of 240 minutes to solve these questions.
There will be no marking scheme and 1 mark will be added for each correct answer
Mental Ability Test (MAT)
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
Number of questions
Social Science - 40
After knowing the syllabus and exam pattern, students need to make a study time table for their studies including time for their hobbies and interests.
They will have to manage their preparation along with their regular classes. For SAT section, candidates can prepare through their regular studies as syllabus for both is almost the same. For MAT section, they should grasp the concepts from their mentors or teachers.
Clear each doubt to keep the concepts remember and make notes on important topics to revise the entire syllabus in short.
Then they should practise with NTSE question papers to analyze their preparation level. In this way, they will come to know about their shortcomings and they can improve them with more preparation.
Do light exercise and take proper rest to keep mind fresh.
Go through NTSE exam analysis to know about the subject-wise, section-wise analysis of previous year.
Practising is the crucial step for each and every exam. So a candidate appearing for NTSE stage 1 UP exam must practise with the question papers and NTSE sample papers. It will make them familiar with the types of questions and number of questions asked in exam. Students can download NTSE previous years MAT and SAT questions using the link given above.
Exam Regulatory authority releases the official answer key of NTSE UP which consist of right answers to all the questions asked in NTSE stage 1 UP exam.
Students should match their answers with the answers mentioned in the NTSE answer key.
In such a way, they will be able to estimate their probable score before the declaration of result.
Match this score with NTSE cutoff marks to know the chances of selection for stage 2 exam
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
NCERT prescribed the qualifying marks for stage 1 and stage 2 exam which is 40% and 32% of marks in each exam for General and reserved category candidates respectively. Selection for stage 2 depends on cutoff marks which is released by authority in the last week of February 2020. NTSE UP 2019 cutoff marks are given in the table below, students can check the detailed cutoff marks using the link given above along with number of selected candidates.
Overall cutoff marks
After the exam, students will look eagerly for NTSE stage 1 UP result. The authority will release result in the last week of February 2019. Students will be able to view their NTSE result on the official website in the form of merit list. This merit list will mention Selected students basic details along with marks details. These candidates will go for stage 2 exam conducted by NCERT.
Around 2000 candidates will be selected for stage 2 exam. Finally selected students after NTSE stage 2 result will avail scholarships. Scholarship rates are given below:
Classes 11th to 12th
Rs. 1,250 per month
Rs. 2,000 per month
As per UGC norms.
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The application forms of NTSE 2020 has been released by Jharkhand, J&K, Punjab and most other states. You can check the state wise application link to go through with the given below link.
cutoff marks changes every year and it depends on different fact, like number of participants, question difficulty level, seat matrix etc. please follow the below link to know about previous years cutoff,
NTSE has two parts that are SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and MAT (Mental Ability Test). The MAT section will test students on their thinking ability, Reasoning etc. while the SAT is further divided into three sub-sections namely Science, Maths and Social Science.
To check the complete syllabus you can go through with the given below link.
Hello Shourya Vishnoi
The total marks of NTSE have been increased from 150 to 200 along with the removal of the language test. The official cut off will be released along with the result. The cutoff is expected to be around 140.
Kindly visit the mentioned below page to stay updated for the cutoff. Keep checking it regularly.
Hope it helps you.
I'll provide you with the link of sample papers.. Kindly go through it..
Best wishes. Thank-you.
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