NTSE

National Talent Search Examination 2022

National Talent Search Examination 2022

Mode of ExamOffline
LevelSchool
Level of ExamNational Level

About NTSE 2022

National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is an offline scholarship exam for class 10 students to encourage higher studies in the field of Science and Social science. This exam is conducted by NCERT at two stages. SCERT or other authority of the respective state conducts stage 1 at the state level and stage 2 exam is held by NCERT at the national level.

About stage 1 exam

Some state-level authorities like Himachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Meghalaya, Daman, Chhattisgarh, and Chandigarh has released the NTSE From 2022. Other states will also release the application form in October 2021 and last date to apply online will fall in November 2021. Stage 1  admit cards will be released in the last week of December 2021. 

The NTSE 2021-22 Stage 1 exam will be held on January 15, 2022, in Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Andaman and Nicobar islands. Whereas, states such as Jammu & Kashmir, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Daman & Diu, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh will conduct exam on January 16, 2021. 

NTSE Kerala stage 1 exam will held on January 30, 2022. For other states and UT's, the stage 1 exam will be held January 2022. Thereafter, NTSE answer key will be released by state authorities on different dates.

NTSE 2021-22 result for stage I will be declared along with the cutoff in February 2022. Only students who qualify for the NTSE exam 2021-22 will be called for the stage II exam which is scheduled to be conducted in June 2022.

Know About Paper Pattern

  • Each stage has two papers- MAT (Mental Ability Test) and SAT (Scholastic Ability Test) of 100 marks each. 
  • Students will have 4 hours to complete both papers which include 2 hours for each paper.
  • Students who qualify both the stages of NTSE 2021 will be awarded scholarships.  
  • A total of 2000 students will be shortlisted for the NTSE scholarships.

NCERT will conduct the NTSE 2021-22 stage 2 exam on June 12, 2022. The admit card for the same will be available to download in May 2022. Students should practice with the previous year's NTSE question papers to prepare for the exam.

NTSE 2022 Highlights

Full Exam Name National Talent Search Examination
Short Exam Name NTSE
Conducting Body National Council Of Educational Research and Training
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level Matriculate
Languages Assamese, Bengali +11 More
Mode of Application Offline
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 4 Hours

NTSE 2022 Important Dates

NTSE Chandigarh (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

14 Oct, 2021 - 10 Nov, 2021

Application | Mode: Offline Ongoing

15 Dec, 2021

Admit Card | Mode: Online

16 Jan, 2022

Exam | Mode: Offline

 

NTSE Uttarakhand (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

06 Oct, 2021 - 12 Nov, 2021

Application | Mode: Offline Ongoing

16 Jan, 2022

Exam - Stage 1 | Mode: Offline

 

NTSE Tamil Nadu (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

08 Nov, 2021 - 13 Nov, 2021

Application | Mode: Online Ongoing

23 Jan, 2022

Exam | Mode: Offline

 

NTSE Kerala (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

27 Oct, 2021 - 22 Nov, 2021

Application | Mode: Online Ongoing

30 Jan, 2022

Exam | Mode: Offline

 

NTSE Himachal Pradesh (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

25 Oct, 2021 - 30 Nov, 2021

Application | Mode: Online Ongoing

16 Jan, 2022

Exam | Mode: Offline

 

NTSE Delhi (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

15 Nov, 2021 - 30 Nov, 2021

Application | Mode: Online

16 Jan, 2022

Exam | Mode: Online

NTSE Meghalaya (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

15 Jan, 2022

Exam - Stage 1 | Mode: Offline

Past Dates and Events

01 Oct, 2021 - 05 Nov, 2021

Application | Mode: Offline

 

NTSE Nagaland (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

15 Jan, 2022

Exam | Mode: Offline

NTSE Chhattisgarh (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

16 Jan, 2022

Exam | Mode: Offline

Past Dates and Events

22 Sep, 2021 - 30 Oct, 2021

Application | Mode: Offline

 

NTSE Daman & Diu (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

16 Jan, 2022

Exam | Mode: Offline

Past Dates and Events

05 Oct, 2021 - 20 Oct, 2021

Application | Mode: Offline

 

NTSE Jammu & Kashmir (Session 2022)

Upcoming Dates and Events

16 Jan, 2022

Exam | Mode: Offline

NTSE Gujarat (Session 2022)

Past Dates and Events

29 Sep, 2021 - 01 Nov, 2021

Application - Application Fee Submission | Mode: Online

29 Sep, 2021 - 31 Oct, 2021

Application | Mode: Offline and Online

 

NTSE Assam (Session 2022)

Past Dates and Events

01 Oct, 2021 - 30 Oct, 2021

Application | Mode: Online

 

 

NTSE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Every state sets its own eligibility for the NTSE stage 1 examination. However, stage 2 NTSE eligibility will be slated by NCERT. Aspirants should satisfy NTSE eligibility criteria at both stages to appear for the examination. Read below to know the NTSE 2021-22 eligibility criteria before filling the applications.

NTSE Stage 1 Eligibility Criteria

  • Students currently enrolled in class 10 from any recognized school/board including Sainik Schools, Kendriya Vidyalaya and Navodaya Vidyalaya were eligible to apply for stage 1 of the NTSE exam 2021-22.
  • States cannot impose domicile restrictions for stage 1, however, they may add additional eligibility conditions such as the qualifying score of the previous class.
  • Students studying from the open board, below 18 years of age, unemployed and appearing in class 10 for the first time are also eligible to appear for NTSE 2021-22 exam stage 1.
  • Only Indian students are allowed to appear for NTSE stage 1 exam.
  • Students studying outside India can directly appear in stage 2 exam.

NTSE Stage II Eligibility Criteria

In order to appear for the NTSE stage 2 exam, students should qualify the stage 1 or state-level NTSE 2021-22 exam with the minimum qualifying marks.

For the Continuation of the Scholarship

  • Candidates must be appearing in the class 10 exam for the first time.

  • Some states require candidates to score a minimum of 55 % marks in class 9 to apply for NTSE exam 2021-22.

  • Indian students studying abroad in Class 10 or equivalent class can directly apply for NTSE stage II. They must obtain at least 60 per cent marks (in aggregate) in class 9th.

NTSE West Bengal Eligibility Criteria

  • A student must have cleared class 9 with 50% for general candidates (with a relaxation of 40% for reserved categories) and currently enrolled in class 10.
  • A student from the open board is also eligible to apply provided they must have scored 50% for general category (with the relaxation of 40% for reserved category) in their previous exams. They also must be below the age of 18 years.
  • Candidates belonging to OBC (non-creamy) as listed in the central list will be treated as OBC here.
  • Candidate must choose the district in accordance to the place of their residence.

NTSE Stage 2 Eligibility Criteria

  • Students who qualify NTSE stage 1 state wise exam are eligible to sit for NTSE stage 2 exam.
  • Every state releases a merit list of students qualified for national level stage 2 exam.
  • Foreign nationals can directly apply for stage 2 exam. They are exempted from stage 1 exam.

 

NTSE 2022 Syllabus

Mental ability test

Science

Mathematics

Social science

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NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training)

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