NTSE

National Talent Search Exam- NTSE

National Talent Search Exam- NTSE

Mode of ExamOffline
LevelSchool
Level of ExamNational Level

NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) 2019 is a National Level Examination conducted by NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training) to provide the scholarship to the deserving candidates. This exam is for secondary school level to identify and recognize students with high intellect and skills. The examination is conducted every year at 2 levels: Stage 1 (State level) and Stage 2 (National level).

  • Registration process will begin from Second week of September 2018.

  • NTSE stage 1, exam will be held on November 03 and 04, 2018 andstage 2, exam will be conducted on May 12, 2019.

  • The papers are conducted through offline mode only and have objective type questions only.

  • For both stages, exam is divided into two parts i.e. Mental Ability Test (MAT), and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

Every year around 1,200,000 to 1,400,000 students appear for the examination, while only 5000 students are selected for stage 2. Out of these 5000 students only 1000 candidates are selected for the scholarship.

Scholarship: one thousand scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows:

  • Scholarship of Rs.1250/- per month for Class-XI to XII.

  • Scholarship of Rs.2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post-graduates.

  • Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. is fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.

NTSE 2019 Exam Dates

NTSE 2019 stage 1 will schedule to be conducted on November 03, 2018. Interested candidates can apply from Second week of September 2018. The NTSE exam schedule is given below:

Event

Date

NTSE 2018 Application Forms for Stage 1

Second week of September 2018

NTSE 2018 Stage 1 Admit Card

October 2018

NTSE 2018 Stage 1 Exam Dates

Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Andaman and Nicobar Island

November 03, 2018 (Saturday)

Examination in all other States and Union Territories except West Bengal

November 04, 2018 (Sunday)

West Bengal

November 18, 2018 (Sunday)

NTSE 2018 Stage 2 Exam Date

May 12, 2019 (Sunday)

 NTSE 2019 Application Form

Candidates can fill application form through both the online and offline modes. Application form will be distributed separately by different states. Last date of application submission also varies from state to state.

  • Some general guidelines regarding the form filling process are as discussed below.
  • If downloading, then while taking the printout use legal 8.5” * 14” size paper.
  • Application form available online or with State/ UT liaison officer is only applicable for Stage 1 exam.
  • Candidates have to pay the application fee as prescribed by their respective State/UT.
  • While filling NTSE 2019 Application Form candidates or the principle have to leave the 4-digit center code blank, this has to be filled by the liaison officer or concerned district officer or center superintendent. 

NTSE Scholarships

Around 1000 scholarships are awarded to candidates based on NTSE. Go through the table below to know the scholarships that are provided to candidates in different stages of education.

Level of Education

Scholarship amount for year 2018 (in INR)

Class XI to Class XII

Rs.1250 pm

Undergraduate and postgraduate level

Rs. 2000 pm

Ph.D. level

As per UGC norms

How to fill NTSE Form?

The process of form filling is different for Indian students who are studying in their home country and Indian students studying abroad. The details are provided below.

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Indian Students

  1. Candidates must download the application form available on the official NCERT website.
  2. After filling in all fields, the applicant must get the form signed by the principal of his school.
  3. Then the application form must be submitted to the State Liaison Officer before the last date of submission.

Indian Students Studying Abroad

  1. Such candidates can directly apply for Stage 2 of NTSE exam.
  2. The application form will have to be downloaded from the website.
  3. The duly filled in application must be sent with a photocopy of the mark sheet of the previous exam to the following address:

Head, Educational Survey Division,
National Council of Educational Research and Training,
Sri Aurobindo Marg,
New Delhi 110016.


NTSE 2019 Admit Card

The admit card for NTSE will be made available by the authorities according to the official schedule. It will contain important information such as candidate’s name, candidate’s roll number, exam date and timing as well as exam center address.

The steps to obtain admit card are explained below:

  1. NTSE admit cards for Stage 1 will be sent by post to candidate’s address, as specified in the application form.
  2. In case the admit card is not received, candidates can visit the office of Chief Superintendent to obtain their hall ticket.
  3. The admit card for NTSE Stage 2 will be available on the official NCERT website a week before the date of the exam.
  4. Candidates must download their respective hall tickets from the website.

Documents to carry along with NTSE Admit Card

Carrying only the admit card on the day of the exam is not enough. Entry inside the exam center will not be granted if the student fails to produce his photo ID card. A candidate must carry any one of the below documents:

  • Valid photo ID in original and a photocopy of the same
  • Any one of these will be accepted for Photo Identification purposes:

NTSE 2018 documents required with admit card


NTSE 2019 Exam Centers

  • NTSE 2019 examination is conducted in various states.
  • At the time of filling application form, students have to select the particular exam center.
  • Once the application form is successfully submitted students can check the name of examination center on the admit card.
  • Following table shows the details of the examination center like location, contact number etc.:

Center Location

Contact Number

Center Location

Contact Number

Arunachal Pradesh

0360-2203509

Himachal Pradesh

0179-2270580

Assam

0361-2895041

Punjab

0161-2805551

Manipur

0385-2429214

Rajasthan

0294-2584904

Meghalaya

0364-2535737

Uttar Pradesh

0532-2622058

Mizoram

03892331559

Uttarakhand

013502453893

Nagaland

0370-2801550

Chattisgarh

07712263743

Sikkim

03592232646

Daman & Diu

02602630624

Tripura

03812346040

Goa

08322402609

A&N Island

03192225093

Gujarat

07923261211

Bihar

-

Madhya Pradesh

0755-2551640

Jharkhand

0651-2525601

Maharashtra

022-25783004

Odisha

06742748437

Pune

020-20271666

West Bengal

033-24865171

Andhra Pradesh

0863-2596124

Chandigarh

01762-288044

Karnataka

080-25302862

New Delhi & Western UP

011-25693499

Kerala

04842667102

Srinagar

01933223329

Puducherry

04132655745

Jammu

0191-2592007

Tamil Nadu

044-22240739

Haryana

0124-2309304

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PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTION PAPER

National Talent Search Examination

Question Paper of 2013-2014

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Question Paper of 2014-2015

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Question Paper of 2015-2016

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Question Paper of 2016-2017

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Question Paper of 2017-2018

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NTSE 2019 Recommended Books

Books play a very important role for the preparation of any kind of examination. The following table shows the names of the books which every aspirant must study:

 

 

Read Detail | SNAP 2019

 

 CAT

Exam date:25 Nov 2018

Last date of Application: 19 Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/A625Sk

 

 MAT

Exam date: 02 Sept 2018

Last date of Application: 24 Aug, 2018,

https://goo.gl/xhja4j

 

 GATE

Exam date: 02nd Feb 2019

Last date of Application: 21st Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/r4BX1g

 

 SIAC-CET

Exam date: 4 Nov 2018

Last date of Application: 14 Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/gr3fLV

 

 CDS

Exam date:18 Nov 2018

Last date of Application: 3 Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/s4BsfE

 

 NSTSE

Exam date:16 Dec 2018

Last date of Application:1 Aug 2018

https://goo.gl/SDCYMy

 

 XAT

Management

Exam date:6 Jane 2019

Last date of Application: 30 Nov 2018

https://goo.gl/Jz2Gyb

 

 JEE MAIN

Engineering

Exam date:6 Jan 2018

Last date of Application:30 Sept 2019

https://goo.gl/gBdyF8

 AIIMS MBBS

Exam date: 25th May, 2019

Last date of Application:

https://goo.gl/BYtqc9

 NEET UG

Medical

Exam date: 3rd Feb 2019 (Decision Pending)

Last date of Application:31 Oct 2018

https://goo.gl/8MyGoc

 

 JIPMER MBBS

Medical

Exam date: 2 June 2019

Last date of Application:13th April 2018

https://goo.gl/ypKKmP

 

 CTET

Teacher Education

Exam date:  16th Sept. 2018

Last date of Application:  30th August 2018

https://goo.gl/JuuZx2

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NTSE 2019 Eligibility

There are certain criteria laid out by CBSE that one should keep in mind before applying for the exam. NTSE Eligibility Criteria for each stage differs. The detailed criteria are provided below.

NTSE Eligibility Criteria (Stage 1)

  • Candidates must be an Indian national.

  • Class X students can also apply for Stage 1.
  • A minimum of 60% marks Class IX is required. SC, ST and PH candidates will need 55% marks in Class IX.
  • Candidate must be studying in a recognized school in their respective State or Union Territory.
  • Those who are registered in Open Distance Learning (ODL) program will also be considered eligible if they are below 18 years of age (as on July 1, 2018) and are not employed when they appear for Class X exam.

NTSE Eligibility Criteria (Stage 2)

  • Candidates will need 80% marks or above in the State level exam, to be considered eligible.

  • Every student who secures the minimum required marks in Stage II will be eligible for the scholarship program.

NTSE Reservation Criteria

  1. 15% for students belonging to SC category.
  2. 7.5% for students belonging to ST category.
  3. 4%for Physically Challenged group of students, with benchmark disabilities of which – 1% each will be reserved for persons with benchmark disabilities under clauses –
  • Blindness and low vision
  • Deaf and hard of hearing
  • Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy.
  1. 1% for persons with benchmark disabilities under clauses
  • Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness.
  • Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses in the posts identified for each disabilities. 

NTSE 2019 Recommended Books

Books play a very important role for the preparation of any kind of examination. The following table shows the names of the books which every aspirant must study:

 

 

Read Detail | SNAP 2019

 

 CAT

Exam date:25 Nov 2018

Last date of Application: 19 Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/A625Sk

 

 MAT

Exam date: 02 Sept 2018

Last date of Application: 24 Aug, 2018,

https://goo.gl/xhja4j

 

 GATE

Exam date: 02nd Feb 2019

Last date of Application: 21st Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/r4BX1g

 

 SIAC-CET

Exam date: 4 Nov 2018

Last date of Application: 14 Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/gr3fLV

 

 CDS

Exam date:18 Nov 2018

Last date of Application: 3 Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/s4BsfE

 

 NSTSE

Exam date:16 Dec 2018

Last date of Application:1 Aug 2018

https://goo.gl/SDCYMy

 

 XAT

Management

Exam date:6 Jane 2019

Last date of Application: 30 Nov 2018

https://goo.gl/Jz2Gyb

 

 JEE MAIN

Engineering

Exam date:6 Jan 2018

Last date of Application:30 Sept 2019

https://goo.gl/gBdyF8

 AIIMS MBBS

Exam date: 25th May, 2019

Last date of Application:

https://goo.gl/BYtqc9

 NEET UG

Medical

Exam date: 3rd Feb 2019 (Decision Pending)

Last date of Application:31 Oct 2018

https://goo.gl/8MyGoc

 

 JIPMER MBBS

Medical

Exam date: 2 June 2019

Last date of Application:13th April 2018

https://goo.gl/ypKKmP

 

 CTET

Teacher Education

Exam date:  16th Sept. 2018

Last date of Application:  30th August 2018

https://goo.gl/JuuZx2

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Reference Books

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NTSE 2019 Exam Pattern

The exam is conducted in two stages i.e. Stage 1 and Stage 2. Stage 1 examination is conducted at state level by the state authorities. Stage 2 examination is conducted at all other states and union territories. The paper is available in both the Hindi and English medium. Students need to select any one language from both the languages. The paper is divided into two sections i.e.  Mental Ability Test (MAT), and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT).

  • The examination is conducted through the offline mode only.
  • The paper is comprised of Objective type multiple choice questions.
  • For every correct answer, 1 mark will be given and there is no negative marking at stage 1 and stage 2.
  • Reserved category candidates have to secure 32% marks in each year to qualify the test, whereas general category candidates have to secure 40% marks to qualify the test.

NTSE Exam Pattern of both the Stage 1 and Stage 2 are explained below:

Section

No of Questions

No. of Marks

Time Duration

Stage 1

MAT

100

100

120 Minutes

SAT

100

100

120 Minutes

Stage 2

MAT

100

100

120 Minutes

SAT

100

100

120 Minutes

NTSE 2019 Syllabus

  • Syllabus of NTSE is based on 10+2 curriculum of NCERT.

  • Students are advised to go through each and every topic while preparing for the exam.
  • NTSE consists of multiple choice questions which are asked from the subjects like Mathematics, Science, Social Science, English, General Knowledge and Mental Ability syllabus.
  • Following is the detailed explanation of all the topics of different subjects along with the weight-age of particular topic:

Mathematics Syllabus

NTSE Mathematics section contains around 30 questions which include the topics from class 6 to 10.

Topics

Weight-age

Topics

Weight-age

Algebraic Expressions

5%

Percentage& Its Application

8%

Arithmetic

15%

Playing with Number

1%

Arithmetic Progressions

1%

Probability 

1%

Basic Geometry

15%

Quadratic Equations

8%

Circles

1%

Rational Numbers

1%

Coordinate Geometry

1%

Simple & Compound Interest 

2%

Direct& Inverse Variations

0%

Square & Cube Roots

3%

Exponent

1%

Statistics

1%

Linear Equation

3%

Surface Areas and Volume

4%

Mensuration

10%

Triangles

1%

Number System

9%

Trigonometry

9%

Science Syllabus

In the science syllabus, topics are included from Physics, Chemistry and Biology. This section contains around 35 questions.

Topics

Weight-age

Topics

Weight-age

Acid Bases and Salts

2%

Metals & Non Metals

5%

Air

4%

Micro-Organisms

3%

Carbon and its Compound

6%

Motion and Force

3%

Cellular Level of Organization

4%

Our Environment

5%

Diversity in Living organisms

2%

Periodic Classification of Elements

2%

Fibres and Plastics

1%

Reproduction

5%

Food Production & Management

1%

Soil

1%

Heredity and Evolution

1%

Some Common Diseases

7%

Human Body

7%

Sound

2%

Life Processes

4%

Sound of Energy

4%

Light

5%

Structure of Atom

3%

Acid Bases and Salts

2%

The Universe

1%

Magnetic & Electricity at Work

5%

Water

4%

Measurement

3%

Work and Energy

6%

Social Science Syllabus

In this subject, topics are from History, Civics, Geography, Economics and General Awareness. This section contains around 35 questions.

Topics

Weight-age

Topics

Weight-age

Agriculture

2%

Local and State Government

1%

Atmosphere

3%

Medieval Architecture and Culture

1%

Biosphere

1%

Motion of the Earth

3%

British raj

5%

Nationalism in Various Countries

2%

Culture, Science and Literature

1%

Natural Vegetation

3%

Democracy and Elections

2%

New Empires and Kingdoms

2%

Diversity and Livelihood

2%

Our Country- India

4%

Early Medieval Period

3%

Popular Movements and Social Reforms

2%

Early States

1%

Population

1%

Eighteen Century Political Formation

1%

Resources and Development

5%

French Revolution

1%

Solar System

1%

India and Its Neighbours

2%

The Delhi Sultanate

3%

Indian Constitution

4%

The Judiciary

2%

Indian Economics

4%

The Maurayas

2%

Indian Freedom Struggle

5%

The Mughal Empire

5%

Indus Valley Civilization

4%

UN and International Agencies

1%

Industrial Revolution

2%

Union Government

2%

Industries

1%

Vedic Period

2%

Internal Structure of the Earth and Rocks 

2%

Water Resources 

2%

Introduction and Sources of Ancient Indian History

2%

World History

3%

Jainism, Buddhism and Conquerors from Distant Lands

2%

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English Syllabus

Topics

Weight-age

One Word Substitution 

30%

Paragraph Completion

5%

Reading Comprehension

10%

Rearrangement of Jumbled Words

5%

Sentence Completion

10%

Synonyms

15%

Antonyms

15%

English Grammar

10%

General Knowledge Syllabus

Topics

Weight-age

India

40%

World

20%

Abbreviations

10%

Awards and Recognitions

10%

Books and Authors

10%

Sports

10%

Mental Ability Syllabus

Topics

Weight-age

Topics

Weight-age

Alphabets and Number test

1%

Figure Partition and Dot Situation

1%

Analogy(Non Verbal)

5%

Mathematical Operations

3%

Analogy(Verbal)

5%

Missing Character

9%

Blood relations

9%

Paper Folding and Cutting

2%

Calendar, Time and Clock

1%

Ranking and Arrangements

7%

Classification

9%

Series (Verbal)

7%

Coding-Decoding

7%

Series(Non Verbal)

8%

Cube and Dice

5%

Venn Diagrams

2%

Direction Sense

7%

Water and Mirror Images

4%

Embedded Figure

5%

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NTSE 2019 Recommended Books

Books play a very important role for the preparation of any kind of examination. The following table shows the names of the books which every aspirant must study:

 

 

Name of the Book

Publisher

Study Package for NTSE Class X (English) 1st and 2nd Edition

Mc Graw Hill

Practice Papers NTSE X (English) 1st Edition

TMH Books

The Pearson Guide to NTSE Class 10 (English) 1st Edition

Saurabh Priyadarshini and Navi C. Joshi

NTSE Explorer: MAT + SAT + New English Language Test for class 10th ( English)

Sonia Lal

Read Detail | SNAP 2019

 

 CAT

Exam date:25 Nov 2018

Last date of Application: 19 Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/A625Sk

 

 MAT

Exam date: 02 Sept 2018

Last date of Application: 24 Aug, 2018,

https://goo.gl/xhja4j

 

 GATE

Exam date: 02nd Feb 2019

Last date of Application: 21st Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/r4BX1g

 

 SIAC-CET

Exam date: 4 Nov 2018

Last date of Application: 14 Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/gr3fLV

 

 CDS

Exam date:18 Nov 2018

Last date of Application: 3 Sept 2018

https://goo.gl/s4BsfE

 

 NSTSE

Exam date:16 Dec 2018

Last date of Application:1 Aug 2018

https://goo.gl/SDCYMy

 

 XAT

Management

Exam date:6 Jane 2019

Last date of Application: 30 Nov 2018

https://goo.gl/Jz2Gyb

 

 JEE MAIN

Engineering

Exam date:6 Jan 2018

Last date of Application:30 Sept 2019

https://goo.gl/gBdyF8

 AIIMS MBBS

Exam date: 25th May, 2019

Last date of Application:

https://goo.gl/BYtqc9

 NEET UG

Medical

Exam date: 3rd Feb 2019 (Decision Pending)

Last date of Application:31 Oct 2018

https://goo.gl/8MyGoc

 

 JIPMER MBBS

Medical

Exam date: 2 June 2019

Last date of Application:13th April 2018

https://goo.gl/ypKKmP

 

 CTET

Teacher Education

Exam date:  16th Sept. 2018

Last date of Application:  30th August 2018

https://goo.gl/JuuZx2

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Reference Books

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Recommended Books

Books play a very important role for the preparation of any kind of examination. The following table shows the names of the books which every aspirant must study:

NTSE

                     

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Application Start Date :
Application End Date :
Exam Date :

3rd November 2018

Result Date :
Conducted By :

NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training)

Official Website : http://www.ncert.nic.in

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