What is NTSE?

National Talent Search Examination popularly known as NTSE is a national level exam conducted by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for awarding scholarships. The NCERT is conducting NTSE 2017 in two stages i.e. preliminary examination conducted by states at state level and final examination conducted at national level by..Read More

NTSE Application Details

  1. Candidates need to apply for different state/UT as per their State Board of Education 
  2. Candidates can apply in online mode and fill in the application form and get it signed by the Principal of their school 
  3. candidates need to submit the application form the State/UT board officer after remitting the application fee


NTSE Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Stage I - 

  • Only Indian students are eligible to appear in this level
  • Candidates studying in Class X are eligible for appearing in the test
  • Candidates must have obtained 60% marks in their Class IX examination 
  • Candidates  must be studying in a recognised school in the respective State or Union Territory
  • SC, ST and PH category candidates are offered a relaxation of 5% marks in Class X and they must have obtained at least 55% marks in Class IX
  • Candidates registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) are also considered eligible for the scholarship examination if they are below the age of 18 years as in the year of examination and they should not be employed while appearing for Class X exam

Eligibility for Stage II - 

  • Candidates securing 80% marks or above in the State level NTSE are eligible for the Stage-II to be held by NCERT at National level



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NTSE Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline
Exam Format: Objective



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Tamil elakkiya 22 hours ago

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Tamil ElakkiyaLast Seen: 21 hours 37 min agoJoined on: 19-May-2018Education Interest: Media and JournalismEducation Level: Class 10 or below


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ANAND DLast Seen: 14 hours 52 min agoJoined on: 17-May-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hai The form is available for states and uts through their official website or through the liaison officer of each state.you can get it through any source but it can be submitted in offline mode ...Read More
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Ishika BhatnagarLast Seen: 1 day 15 hours agoJoined on: 17-May-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 10 or below

Where to get NTSE registration form

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Hello Ishika,Thanks for reaching us. The first round of NTSE takes place in the month of November every year. For the complete schedule, you can view the following table. The application begins i...Read More
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Rajam Jampala 2 days ago

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Rajam JampalaLast Seen: 18 hours 3 min agoJoined on: 10-Oct-2015Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Which is the guideline book for your NTSE preparation?

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Bhavya BanthiaLast Seen: 9 hours 57 min agoJoined on: 17-May-2018Education Interest: LawEducation Level: In Graduation
Hyy Rajam For Ntse preparation and specifically stage 1, follow these guidelines A - Just buy your State Board Social Sciences book and read History and Geography very serious...Read More

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Pragati Sachin PatilLast Seen: 1 day 26 min agoJoined on: 16-May-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Ntse Stage 2 Cutoff marks before 2010 & Expected cutoff of stage2 of 13 may 2018

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Shreya Lath 1 day ago

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Shreya LathLast Seen: 11 hours 22 min agoJoined on: 03-May-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi Pragati! NTSE cut off in the year 2009 for stage 2 was :- General category- 155 SC- 122 ST- 118 NTSE cut off in the year 2010 for stage 2 was :- General- 163 SC- 133 ST- 125 NTSE expected c...Read More

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YamamLast Seen: 1 week 21 hours agoJoined on: 12-May-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 11

What will be the expected cut off of NTSE stage 2 13 may 2018 ?

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Jasleen Kaur TanejaLast Seen: 1 day 13 hours agoJoined on: 10-Jan-2017Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
The NTSE cutoff marks for Stage 2 for general category students last year was 77. It is expected to rise this year. You can check other details related to NTSE cut off by visiting the link below:https...Read More

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