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NTSE 2017- National Talent Scholarship Examination

NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) 2017 is a National Level Examination conducted by NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training) to provide scholarship to the deserving candidates. The examination is conducted every year at 2 levels: Stage – 1 (State level) and Stage – 2 (National level).

 For both the stages, the exam is divided into three papers i.e. Scholastic Aptitude Test, Mental Ability Test and Language Test.

The paper is conducted through offline mode only and has objective type questions only.

 For every correct answer, students will be awarded by 1 mark while, there is no negative marking in stage 1 paper.

In stage 2 papers, 1/3 marks will be deducted for every incorrect attempt.

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.

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NTSE 2017- National Talent Scholarship Examination

Updated On - November 15th 2017 by ANUPAMA SINGH

NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) 2017 is a National Level Examination conducted by NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training) to provide scholarship to the deserving candidates. The examination is conducted every year at 2 levels: Stage – 1 (State level) and Stage – 2 (National level).

 

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NTSE 2017 stage 1, is scheduled on November 04 & 05, 2017. Download Admit Card

On the other hand, NTSE 2017 stage 2, exam will be conducted on May 13, 2018.

NTSE exam is for secondary school students only. Check NTSE Detailed Eligibility

For both the stages, the exam is divided into three papers i.e. Scholastic Aptitude Test, Mental Ability Test and Language Test.

The paper is conducted through offline mode only and has objective type questions only.(FOR NTSE 2017 Exam Pattern+Syllabus Click Here)

For every correct answer, students will be awarded by 1 mark while, there is no negative marking in stage 1 paper.

In stage 2 papers, 1/3 marks will be deducted for every incorrect attempt.

Before appearing into the examination, students are advised to download the admit card from the official website of NCERT.

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.

 

NTSE 2017 Highlights

NTSE 2017 Stage 1 Date of exam               November 04 & 05, 2017

NTSE 2017 Stage 2 Date of exam               May 13, 2018

Conducting Body              NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training)

Mode of Exam  Offline

Medium of Exam             English and Hindi

Duration of Exam             3 Hours

Type and Number of Questions                Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions (MAT (50 Questions), LT (50 Questions), SAT (100 Questions)

Sections               3 (Mental Ability Test, Language Test, Scholastic Ability Test)

NTSE 2017 Exam Dates

 

NTSE 2017 stage 1 is scheduled to be conducted on November 04-05, 2017. Interested candidates can apply for NTSE 2017 from 2nd week of September 2017. The  exam dates is given below:

 

Event    Date      Reference Links

NTSE 2017 Application Forms for Stage 1               2nd week of September 2017    For online registration visit www.ncert.nic.in

NTSE 2017 Stage 1 Admit Card    October 2017     Admit Cards will be Available on official website

NTSE 2017 Stage 1 Exam Date     November 04 & 05, 2017               The paper is conducted through offline mode

NTSE 2017 Stage 2 Exam Date     May 13, 2018      -

NTSE 2017 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, 2017) and are not employed when they appear for Class X exam.

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15% for students belonging to SC category.

7.5% for students belonging to ST category.

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.

And 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 2017 Application Form

 

Candidates can fill NTSE 2017 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.

 NTSE 2017 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 NTSE Admit Card 2017 are explained below:

 

NTSE admit cards for Stage 1 will be sent by post to candidate’s address, as specified in the application form.

In case the admit card is not received, candidates can visit the office of Chief Superintendent to obtain their hall ticket.

The admit card for NTSE Stage 2 will be available on the official NCERT website a week before the date of the exam.

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

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