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 Important Dates

Exam Date
Exam Date


04/Nov/2017  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

05/Nov/2017  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

13/May/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

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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Subhash 3 hours ago

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SubhashLast Seen: 2 hours 4 min agoJoined on: 22-Feb-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 10 or below

When list of selected studentsof ntse exam maharashtra will be available?

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Neelamraju Sai MounikaLast Seen: 5 min 32 sec agoJoined on: 21-Feb-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi subhash, NTSE stage 1 examination key has already been released on feb 20th if u havent checked u can check for ur score. According to previous years mostly u can expect the results in march. Den s...Read More

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Raja SkLast Seen: 13 hours 28 min agoJoined on: 21-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 10 or below


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Ayush Jain 1 hour ago

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Ayush JainLast Seen: 6 min 54 sec agoJoined on: 18-Jan-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation


For details regarding NTSE Stage 1 Exam and application, kindly check the link: http://ntsehelpline.com/how-to-apply-for-ntse-exam/

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Ghanmohan DangiLast Seen: 1 day 17 hours agoJoined on: 03-May-2017Education Interest: B.E /Btech.Education Level: In Graduation

Sir, when will the result of ntse delhi level 1 2017-18 will be declared?

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Anangsha Patra 24 hours ago

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Anangsha PatraLast Seen: 2 hours 16 min agoJoined on: 07-Feb-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12
Hi,The State Coucil of Educational Research and Training, Delhi will declare NTSE Delhi in February. The result will be available online in PDF format. You can check the result from here. The merit li...Read More

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madhu vadde 3 days ago

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Madhu VaddeLast Seen: 2 days 23 hours agoJoined on: 19-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Sir, District wise result and marks in NTSE of Andhra Pradesh State


Nitika 4 days ago

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NitikaLast Seen: 3 days 18 hours agoJoined on: 15-Feb-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 11

When ntse results of Punjab come?

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Shefali 3 days ago

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ShefaliLast Seen: 17 hours 32 min agoJoined on: 09-Feb-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Dear Nitika,

It is expected that NTSE Punjab result will be out soon.


You can track the result from given below link



Good Luck!!

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