NTSE Uttar Pradesh Exam 2019
Sachin Malik, 28 Feb 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 - State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Uttar Pradesh, has released the NTSE UP result 2019 on February 28, 2019, in the online mode. The Council conducted NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 on November 4, 2018, for class 10 students from recognized schools from the state of Uttar Pradesh. The NTSE 2019 admit card was handed over to students by the school authority after October 22, 2018. The offline application process concluded on September 26, 2018. NTSE Uttar Pradesh is the first stage of NTSE 2019 exam. Students who qualify NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 will be eligible to participate in the second stage of the exam from the state. National Council of Educational Research and Training will conduct NTSE stage 2, 2019 on June 16, 2019. To know more about the NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 exam, result, merit list, cutoff, application process and more, read the complete article below.

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Name of the examination

National Talent Search Examination

Abbreviation used

NTSE Uttar Pradesh

Official Website


Level of the exam


Date of exam

November 4, 2018

Conducted by

State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Uttar Pradesh

State/UT Liaison Officer &



Sh. Anandkar Pandey

Director, Bureau of Psychology

SCERT, 2 Lowther Road

Allahabad-211001 (UP)

Ph. 0532-2256511

Eligibility Criteria

For class 10 students.

Mode of examination

Pen and paper

Mode of Application


Changes introduced in NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019

Reservation - 27% reservation for OBC or Other Backward Classes has been included this year. This will be in accordance with the central norms regarding the income limit of 8 lakhs notified by the Government of India.

Duration of Exam - NTSE stage 1 exams will be conducted for a duration of 4 hours, where, MAT and SAT will be conducted in separate sessions of 120 minutes each.

Examination Pattern - Language test has been removed from the NTSE 2019 exam. Only Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Ability Test will be conducted in the examination.

Scholarship - NCERT revised the number of NTSE scholarship so due to this the state quota of the scholarship will also increase and the revised list for UP will also be published.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 Important Dates and Events



Application begins

Last week of August 2018

Application concludes

September 26, 2018

NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 exam

November 4, 2018

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Result 2019

February 28, 2019

NTSE 2019 Stage 2 exam

June 16, 2019

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Result 2019

Students can check the results for NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 declared on February 28, 2019. SCERT, Uttar Pradesh has released a merit list of students qualified in NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019. The result PDF contains MAT, SAT, and merit scores of selected participant. These selected students will participate in NTSE stage 2, 2019 on June 16, 2019.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Cutoff 2019

The cutoff marks of general, SC, ST, PH, and OBC candidates has been released by SCERT, Uttar Pradesh along with the results on February 28, 2019. Students can refer to the cut off marks as per their category and check whether they have successfully qualified NTSE stage 2 or not. It should be noted that the NTSE UP cutoff will show major changes due to the changes in the exam pattern. Check NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 qualifying cutoff below:

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Qualifying Cutoff 2019


NTSE Uttar Pradesh Cutoff 2018-19

CategoriesOverall cutoff marks
PH 187
PH 2137
PH 3102

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria for NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 states the following conditions to be met to apply for the exam-

  • The applicant must be a student of class 10 of the academic year 2018-19.

  • Only students from government recognized schools can apply.

  • Students who appeared for class 10 boards in 2018 cannot apply.

  • Open or distance learning students can apply for the exam given that they are not above 18 years in age, and are not employed.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Application Form 2019

Application forms for Uttar Pradesh NTSE 2019 were available at the district wise exam centres decided by SCERT. Students could submit the completely filled NTSE Uttar Pradesh application form for NTSE Uttar Pradesh by September 26, 2018. Admit card/ hall ticket form were also to be attached within the application form.

How to Apply for NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019?

Step 1 - Collect the application form at the specified exam centre in the respective district.

Step 2 - Fill the required details and paste passport size photographs wherever it is asked.

Step 3 - Applicants from reserved categories (ST, SC, OBC, PH) were required to attach a copy of their reservation/ disability certificate attested by a gazetted officer. Those who fail to attach their reservation/ disability certificates will have to take the exam under the ‘general’ category.

Step 4- Exam fee payment: Students were required to attach a bank pay slip of Rs. 50/- for general category, and Rs. 30/- for reserved categories with the application form. The bank pay slip should be payable to Secretary Examination Regulatory Authority, U.P. Allahabad.
NTSE Uttar Pradesh Application form Submission 

Properly filled application forms with all the required documents attested and attached had to be submitted at the exam centre of the district candidate studies in.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Admit Card 2019

The admit card/ hall ticket of NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 were made available with the state’s liaison officer for NTSE 2019. Applicants could collect their admit card/ hall ticket from their school officials after October 22, 2018.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Preparation 2019

Those preparing for NTSE Uttar Pradesh must go through the exam pattern, syllabus, and sample papers to successfully qualify the exam. Preparing with these materials give students a thorough understanding of what to expect in the exam paper. Following sections cover the exam pattern, syllabus, and sample papers of NTSE Uttar Pradesh to help candidates with their preparation.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Syllabus 2019

 There is no prescribed syllabus for NTSE stage 1 examination. Information on the two tests, MAT and SAT, is made available in a PDF file by NCERT. PDF contains the following information on the tests. However, students can follow syllabus prescribed by leading coaching institutes for coaching. Find NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 syllabus by FIIT-JEE in the following table.
NTSE Uttar Pradesh Syllabus by FIIT-JEE

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

  • Alligations or Mixtures

  • Simple and Compound Interest

  • Cubes and Dice

  • Fundamental Principal 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 Industries

Economics -

  • 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

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Mental Ability Test Details

The MAT for NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 is designed to test logical reasoning, problem-solving skills of each candidate. The test contains questions on verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning.

  • Verbal reasoning test may contain questions on analytic reasoning, arithmetic reasoning, blood relations, coding-decoding, direct sense test, fill in the blanks, word sequencing, questions on direction, word problems, clock problems, series completion test, truth verification etc.

  • Non-verbal reasoning test may have questions on analogy, analytic reasoning, dot fixing situation, classification, embedded figures, folding/ cutting paper, complete the figures, mirror images and more. 

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Scholastic Ability Test Details

The Scholastic Ability Test or SAT is aimed at testing factual knowledge gained by the participants in Mathematics, Science, and Social Science in their school education. To study for the SAT, students should study using their class 10 syllabus for the three subjects.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Exam Pattern 2019

For 2019, NTSE Uttar Pradesh exam had Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Ability Test. Both tests consist of 100 questions each, and each question is for 1 mark. MAT and SAT are conducted in two separate sessions for 120 minutes each. For more details on the exam pattern of NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019, have a look at the table below.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Exam Pattern


Type of Questions

Number of questions

Exam Duration

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

Multiple choice, Objective type.


120 minutes

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Multiple choice, Objective type.

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

  • Science-40

  • Mathematics- 20

  • Social Science - 40

120 minutes

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Question Papers

Sample papers and previous years’ question paper of NTSE Uttar Pradesh are available online. NTSE Uttar Pradesh sample papers are key preparation materials to qualify the exam. Students who consistently practice with these study material develop a familiarity with the exam pattern, the time duration, and the types of questions asked in the exam etc.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Answer Key 2019

The answer key of NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 has been released by SCERT, Uttar Pradesh and leading coaching institutes. The NTSE UP answer key consists of the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. Candidates can compare their answers with those in the answer key and calculate the probable NTSE stage 1 score. 

NTSE Scholarships 2019 

Under the NTSE programme, 2000 scholarships are distributed each year by the national conducting body NCERT. Students selected through Stage 1 of NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2019 will compete for 2000 scholarship at stage 2 of NTSE 2019.

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.

NTSE Scholarship Reservation Criteria


Reservation percentage

Scheduled caste


Scheduled tribes


Physically handicapped


Other Backward Classes (OBC)


SCERT, Uttar Pradesh
JBTC Campus Nishatganj 
Lucknow: 226007 
Uttar Pradesh, India.
Website- examregulatoryauthorityup.in

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