NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 - The National Talent Search Examination 2019 stage 1 for Uttarakhand will be conducted on November 4, 2019. NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 will be held for class 10 students from Uttarakhand only. State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT, Uttarakhand ) is the conducting body of state level NTSE Uttarakhand 2019. NTSE is a scholarship programme conducted for the first time in 1963 limited to students of union-territory Delhi, later expanded across all the states/UT’s in India.
NTSE is conducted annually in two stages, stage 1 and 2. NTSE stage 1 is conducted as selection round for stage 2. Similarly, students who qualify NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 will succeed to the second/ final stage of the examination. National Council of Educational Research and Training will conduct NTSE 2019 stage 2, on May 12, 2019. Students aspiring to participate can expect the application forms to be out by the first week of August 2018. Read further for more on Uttarakhand NTSE 2019.
It should be noted that dates provided here for NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 are tentative and based on previous year exams. Updates will be made as soon as official notification is released by SCERT, Uttarakhand.
NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 Exam Overview
Name of the examination
National Talent Search Examination
Level of the exam
Date of exam
November 4, 2018
State Council of Educational Research and Training, Uttarakhand
State/UT Liaison Officer &
Dr. Sunita Bhatt
State Council of Educational Research and
Training, Rajeev Gandhi Navodaya
Vidyalaya, I.T Campus, Nanurkhera,
Phone- 0135-2789655, 0135-2789710
Fax- 0135- 2789656
For class 10 students.
Mode of examination
Pen and paper
Mode of Application
Frequency of Exam
Once each year.
New Changes in NTSE Uttarakhand 2019!
Changes in Exam Pattern - Language test will no longer be conducted for NTSE stage 1 examinations from 2019, which is applicable to NTSE 2019 Uttarakhand as well. Only Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Ability Test will be conducted.
Reservation for OBC category - OBC or Other Backward Classes have been added to the reservation list with a reservation percentage of 27%.
NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 Exam Dates
Second week of August, 2018
Third week of September, 2018
NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 Exam
November 4, 2018
NTSE Uttarakhand Result 2019
Last week of January, 2018
NTSE Stage 2, 2019
May 12, 2019
NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 Eligibility Criteria
SCERT, Uttarakhand conducts NTSE Uttarakhand only for class 10 students from the state. The eligibility criteria for the state level talent search states the following criterion to be met to apply.
Applicant must a student of class 10, studying in the current academic year (2018-19).
The applicant must have a score of at least 65% in class in 9 for general category, and 55% for reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/PH).
Class 10 students who appeared in board examination in 2018 cannot apply for NTSE Uttarakhand 2019.
Class 10 students from government, private, Govt. aided, unaided schools in Uttarakhand are eligible to apply.
Open and Distance Learning (ODL) class 10 students are also eligible to apply for the exam given that their age doesn’t exceed 18years and they are not employed at the time of application.
NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 Exam Fee
No examination fee will be charged from students for NTSE Uttarakhand 2019.
- NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 Application Form
- The application form of NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 will be available for download in PDF format on the official website of SCERT, Uttarakhand.
- Students will also find admit card/ verification form attached with the application form.
How to Apply for NTSE Uttarakhand 2019?
Follow the steps provided below to successfully apply for NTSE Uttarakhand 2019.
Download and print a copy of application form, and admit card/ verification card.
Fill both the forms properly under the supervision of parents or a teacher. Improperly filled application and admit card form will be subject to rejection.
Two coloured, passport sized photos should be attached on both, the application form, and verification card form. Both the photographs should be attested by the school Principal/ Head of Institution.
NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 Required Documents
For SC, ST, and PH - A copy of caste, reservation, category, and disability certificates must be attached along with the application form. Those who fail to do so must give exam under general category.
For OBC Cadidates - OBC or Other Backward Class applicants will also be required to send a copy of their caste certificate attached with the application. But, their reservation will be applicable only if the following conditions are met.
Only ‘Non-creamy layer’ students will be able to avail the reservation. OBC candidates whose certificate says ‘Creamy Layer’ will not enjoy any reservation benefits.
Applicants must locate and identify their caste/ community in the ‘Central List of OBCs’ by NCBC (National Council of Backward Classes. To find your caste/ community in the Central List of OBCs click here.
NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 Application Submission
Properly filled application form with all the required documents and photographs attached should be submitted to the Block Education Officer as per the block of applicant by the last date of submission.
NTSE Uttarakhand Admit Card 2019
Applicants of NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 will be able to download their admit card/ verification card at least 21 days before the exam commencement date. Students will not be allowed inside the examination hall without NTSE Uttarakhand verification card.
How to Prepare for NTSE Uttarakhand 2019?
Students preparing for NTSE Uttarakhand to be held on November 4, 2019 should prepare with three primary materials. First, the exam pattern should be understood clearly, then students should go through the syllabus and study for the subjects. And lastly, solving sample papers as frequently as possible while studying for the class 10 boards.
NTSE Uttarakhand Exam Pattern 2019
All NTSE stage 1 exams will have Mental Ability Test, and Scholastic Ability Test. Language Comprehension Test is no longer a part of the examination. Both tests will have 100 questions each, making it a total of 200 questions. There will be no negative marking, and each question is for 1 mark. Fore more on NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 exam pattern, see the table below.
NTSE Uttarakhand Exam Pattern
Name of Exam
Number of questions
Duration of Time
Mental Ability Test (MAT)
100 questions for 1 mark each
Multiple choice, Objective type.
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
100 questions for 1 mark each.
Multiple choice, Objective type.
NTSE Uttarakhand Syllabus 2019
There is no prescribed syllabus available for NTSE stage 1 or stage 2 examination by either, SCERT or NCERT. However students can refer to syllabus prepared by leading coaching institutes for their candidates. Find syllabus for Mental Ability Test, and Scholastic Ability Test in the following sections.
MAT Syllabus for NTSE Uttarakhand 2019
MAT or Mental Ability Test logical reasoning, aptitude, and problem solving skills of the candidate. Find MAT Syllabus in the following table.
Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test-
Inserting the Missing Character
Distance & Time
Time & Work.
Equation, Ratio, Proportion & Variation
Logical Venn Diagram
Counting number of Figures
Statement , Assumption & Conclusion
Basics of Number
Figure Series, Analogy & Classification
Paper Folding, Unfolding, Cutting & Dot Situation
Mirror & Water Images
Loss & Discount
Alligations or Mixtures
Simple and Compound Interest
Cubes and Dice
Fundamental Principal of Counting
SAT Syllabus for NTSE Uttarakhand 2019
SAT or Scholastic Ability Test s conducted to test knowledge gained by the candidate in Mathematics, Sciences, and Social Sciences during their school studies. Find SAT test syllabus in the following table.
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
Improvement in Food Resources
Control & Coordination
Reproduction in Plants and Animals
Heredity and Evolution
Number System, Real Numbers
Polynomials, Factor & Remainder Theorem
Surds, Indices &Exponents.
Area of Parallelograms and Triangles
Linear Equations in Two Variables
Application of Trigonometry
Areas related to Circles
Surface Area and Volume
The French 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;
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
Democracy in the Contemporary World
What is Democracy?
Resources and Development
Mineral and Energy Resources
Story of Village Palampur
People as Resource
Sectors of the Indian Economy
Poverty as a Challenge facing India
Money and Credit
Globalization and the Indian Economy
NTSE Uttarakhand Sample and Question Paper 2019
Practicing frequently with sample and previous years’ question paper of NTSE Uttarakhand is a good preparation method to clear the exam. Using these two for preparation will help students develop an understanding of what kind of questions to expect, and how much time should be spent on each question to complete the test on time.
NTSE Uttarakhand Answer Key 2019
Participants should expect the answer key of NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 to be released within the next few weeks of the exam commencement date. The official NTSE Uttarakhand answer key 2019 will be released by SCERT, Uttarakhand by the last week of November 2018. The answer key will provide access to correct answers for questions asked in MAT and SAT test at NTSE Uttarakhand scheduled on November 4, 2018. Leading coaching institutes are expected to release their answer key of NTSE Uttarakhand within a week of the exam date.
It is anticipated that cut off marks of NTSE Uttarakhand 2019 will be declared with the result between the months of January and February 2019. NTSE Uttarakhand Cut off 2019 will be released for all participating category of students. Students who score equal to or more than the cut off marks for their category will be qualified for NTSE stage 2, 2019.
SCERT, Uttarakhand is expected to declare the result of NTSEUttarakhand 2019 between the month of January, and February 2019. NTSE Uttarakhand result 2019 will be downloadable in PDF format. The result fill will contain merit list of the students who qualify the exam. The merit list will state marks scored in MAT, SAT, over all merit scores, and rank of these participants.
NTSE Scholarship Details
Funded by HRD Ministry, Govt. of India, under NTSE programme a 1,000 scholarships are awarded each year. NCERT, the national conducting body of NTSE is responsible for distribution of scholarships are per the norms. Students who qualify NTSE stage 2, 2019 will be eligible to avail the scholarship. Find NTSE scholarship amount details in the following table.
State Council of Educational Research and Training, Uttarakhand
Address- State Council of Educational Research and Training, Rajeev Gandhi Navodaya Vidyalaya, I.T Campus, Nanurkhera, Dehradun,Uttarakhand