NCERT Entrance Exam 2018

National Talent Search Scheme started in the year 1963. National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X is meant to identify and nurture them. The examination is conducted every year at two levels :

  • Stage I ( State Level )
  • Stage II ( National Level )

NCERT NTSE 2018 Scholarships : About one thousand scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows :

The amount of scholarship will be as under :

  1. Scholarship of Rupee 1250/- per month for Class – XI to XII.
  2. Scholarship of Rupee 2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post – graduates.
  3. Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. be fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.

NCERT NTSE 2018 Seats Reservation : 15% scholarships will be reserved for students belonging to the SC category, 7.5% scholarships for students belonging to the ST category and 3% for Physically Challenged Group of Students.

NCERT NTSE Selection 2018 : Stage. – I, selection will be done by States / UTs and those who qualify Stage – I, will be eligible to appear for Stage-II examination, conducted by NCERT.

Qualifying Marks : Qualifying Marks for candidates form General category is 40% in each paper and for candidates from SC, ST, PH is 35% in each paper.

Language Test : Qualifying Marks in nature and marks obtained for Language Test will not be counted for final Merit.

NCERT NTSE 2018 Eligibility

All students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the Stage – I examination, conducted by the States / UTs, in which the schools are located. There will be no domicile restriction. 

Students registered under Open Distance Learning ( ODL ) will also be eligible for scholarship, provided the student is below the age of 18 years ( as on 1st July of the particular year ), the student is not employed and s/he is appering in class X examination for the first time.

NCERT NTSE 2018 Application Form

You may contact the State / UT Liaison officer for procuring application form.

The completed application form should be signed by the Principal of the school much before the last date of submission. The candidate as well as the Principal of the school must adhere to the last date for submission of the Application Form. Different states may have different last dates for submission. Please confirm from the liaison officer of your state, the address at which the completed forms are to be submitted. The State wise contact of the liaison officers arc given below and are also available in the NCERT website www.ncert.nic.in.

All queries related to application form should be directed to the State Liaison Officers ( LOs ). No application should be sent to NCERT.

NCERT NTSE 2018 Application Fees

States and Union Territories may notify the fee required which will be paid for the Stage – I examination. Therefore, before submitting the application form, you may find out the fees charged for Stage – I Examination and also the mode of payment from the respective State Liaison Officers ( LOs ). However, NCERT does not charge any fee for Stage – II examination.

NCERT NTSE 2018 Examination Pattern

NCERT NTSE 2018 pattern of written examination will be as follows :

  • Stage I examination at the State/UT level will comprise of two parts, namely (a) Mental Ability Test ( MAT ) (b) Language Test ( LT ) and ( c) Scholastic Aptitude Test ( SAT )
  • The pattern of Stage II will be as under.
PaperTestNo of QuestionsNo of MarksDuration ( in minutes )
Paper - IMental Ability Test ( MAT )505045
Paper - IILanguage Test ( LT ) English / Hindi505045
Paper - IIIScholastic Aptitude Test ( SAT )10010090

At Stage II ( National Level ), there will be negative marking in each paper. For each wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted. No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.

Indian Students Studying Abroad in Class X can appear directly for Stage II NTS Examination under conditions prescribed in the NTS brochure which is available on the NCERT website. Candidates may fill up the Application Form, available on the NCERT website and send to the undersigned along with a photocopy of the mark sheet of previous examination, latest by 31st December, 2017  Applicaiton form for students study abroad will be uploaded on NCERT website in the month of October, 2017. Announcement for Indian Students studying Abroad wii be announced separately.

NCERT NTSE Entrance Exam Date 2018

Stage AreaTentative Dates
Stage - I ( State )Last date for submission of Application Forms To be notified by the respective State and it may vary from state to state
Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands04th November, 2017 ( Saturday )
Examination in All other States and Union Territories05th November, 2017 ( Sunday )
Stage - II ( National )Examination in All States and
Union Territories
13th May, 2018 ( Sunday )

Contact Details

National Talent Search Examination,
National Council of Educational Research and Training,
Sri Aurobindo Marg,
New Delhi – 110 016,
Phone No : 011 – 26560464,26562704,
E Mail : ntsexam.ncert@gov.in,
Website : www.ncert.nic.in.

99 thoughts on “NCERT National Talent Search Examination – NCERT NTSE 2018

  1. During the flood in Chennai, I have lost both my admit card and the hall ticket. I don’t have the Registration number to check my result. Please advice

  2. my daughter studying 6th insmt godavari devi sharaff high school,garividi .how i can apply for scholarship test and when will be the examination.thank u.

  3. my daughter studying 6th in smt godavaridevi sharaff high school,garividi in vizianagaram district. when will be the scholarship examination through ncert . how i can apply.Please suggest me . thank you

  4. Dear my son now he is stdying 9th icse sandur residental school sandur bellary dist karnataka .please when examination date ,SCERT examination details

  5. i have not recieved admit card for ntse exam 2015 scheduled on 08 nov 2015 till today i.e 05 nov 2015 .

  6. I have lost my application / registration no. for NTSE, 2015 . So please guide me how can I obtain my Admit Card

  7. i did not receive any message about my registration number how can i get it and may i know the contact to get my registration number

  8. sir,
    Good evening. This is to inform that since the examination is scheduled to be held on 08th November, 2015 but till today I have not received my roll number/hall ticket and examination centre at bhopal. My registration number is as under:-
    NTSE16029060 Vineet Kandpal, Bhopal

  9. Respected Sir/Madam,
    My name is Rohan Khurana. I am student of class X, of Cambridge School Indirapuram, Ghaziabad, UP.
    From where am I supposed to get the form for NTSE?
    ThankYou.

  10. Dear Sir, I Atharva Rajesh Mundada forget my ntse stage 2 Roll no. My stage 1 roll no. was 239152114191. School Name: Hutching High School, State: Maharastra, City: Pune. Please provide me a stage 2 roll no. so that I can see the OMR sheet & send the correction. You can provide me the details on cell 8554983102 or e-mail to rajesh_mundada@infosys.com

  11. Sir pl. send from of ntse 1 exam 2015 2016
    Of rajasthan state . I try to every site
    But not found .pl help me.

  12. sir! can you pls tell me about the forms when it would be provided to us our school province………….??????

  13. Dear Sir,

    I have forget my ntse stage 2 Roll no. My stage 1 roll no. was 230151838605 & date of birth is 14/08/1999.

    Please provide me a stage 2 roll no. so that I can see the OMR sheet & send the correction. You can provide me the details on cell 9001090743 or e mail-pradeep.porwal@ambujacement.com

  14. I am a student of class 10th of Jharkhand state. I wish to appear NTSE 2015. Request intimate details of form where available in District-Dhanbad of Jharkhand state and last date to submit application forms.

  15. sir,
    Can you please help me to get the application form NTSE 2015 exam for NCERT syllabus
    Rgs
    Vanditha

  16. From where I will get the ntse application form in Raigarh Chhattisgarh…Reply me and kindly solve my problem.. give me it’s contact number and address

  17. my school does not conduct NTSE exam so from where i can get the form ? and where will be my exam centre

  18. My son is in class 10 who wants to appear in the NTSE. I have searched in the net, however i didn’t get the application form. When is the last date to submit the form and how do I get it?

  19. i am now studying in class X and i want to appear ncert ntse exam.please inform me the dates and where i will get the application form of stage 1 in 2015.

  20. Sir,i have not received my admit card,which issued by you.Exam will be 10th may.i cannot understand what i will do.please inform me my exam center & roll no.BY MUNSEE NISAT (mY PREVIOUS ROLL NO 234 14 0001 078)

  21. sir, i have not received my admit card , which issued by you. Exam will be 10th instant. i cannot understand what i will do. please show me way for participate the said exam.my roll no 218150001055

  22. sir i dont recieve any hall ticket yet
    still there are only 10 days left
    help me out

  23. When will we get our Admit Card for NTSE 2nd level examination ……plez give some information reguarding this….Examination date is comming ….

  24. Hello sir I am now going to study 11 standard how can apply for ncert exam pleas give me a suggestion
    h

  25. I have qualified the first round now preparing myself for the second round , please let me know the formalities for sitting in the NTSE-11 LEVEL

  26. I AM NOW STUDYING AT CLASS 10 & I WANT TO APPEAR FOR NCERT NTSE EXAM. PLEASE INFORM ME THE DATES AND WHERE I WILL GET APPLICATION FORM

  27. When will be the results for ntse stage 1 2014 be declared????Please let me know whoever knows about it………I am dying to get my result.

  28. sir,i had taken ntse exam on november 2014 , i have got 86 marks in 1st stage . am i qualified for the next stage

  29. Sir, I have passed nt se stage I, due to transfer of my father I lost my hall ticket and also do not remember roll number.kindly help me.

  30. Hello sir, I am Aman Kumar of class X of Army public school NO-2, Sir I want to give the exam of-NCERT-NTSE-2015.

  31. I am a student of class X And I want to take part in NCERT National Talent Search Examination-NCERT NTSE 2015

  32. RESPECTED SIR,
    I WANT TO GIVE THE EXAM OF NTSE OF2014 TO 2015 FOR CLASS X
    I AM STUDENT OF K.V.S. BUT I HAVE A LOT OF PROBLEM TO FILL THE FORM OF NTSE,THUS IF YOU CAN SOLVE MY PROBLEM THEN PLEASE CONTACT ME IN MY EMAIL- akashgauravr@gmail.com

  33. SIR LIASION OFFICER FOR RAJASTHAN
    CONTACT NO IS GIVEN IS NOT ATTENDING PLS
    ALL DULY COMPLETED FROM WITH WHAT AMOUNT SHOULD SEND TO WHICH ADDRESS FOR STATE I
    PLS KINDLY ADVICE IMMDLY

  34. i crossed my 1st level of my ntse exam.i want to know that what is the syllabus for second level with topic vice in SAT and MAT and procedure to apply for II level.

  35. please intimate the examination center for the students of Gundecha Education Academy, school at valley of flowers, thakur village, Kandivali,east, Mumbai – 400101 appearing for NTSE 2013

  36. NCERT STAGE I EXAM (STATE LEVEL NATIONAL TALENT SEARCH EXAMINATION 2012) NEED FOR THE EXAM FEES HOW MUCH, AND PARTICULARS OF MODE OF PAYMENT.
    STD.VIII Madurai, Tamilnadu.

    We unable to communicate Liaison Officers (Tamilnadu) Phone is out of order today.

    PLEASE INTIMATE TO US.

    Thanks with warm Regards,

    P.Pandi
    Date:19.8.10

  37. i have just now completed my mba in july, so when can i be able to apply for phd in management, i want to do it quickly, is there any entrance test? please inform me.
    Thanks regards,
    Paramjot Singh.

  38. I want to appear in next NTSE Examination.
    Kindly send me mail of next programme.

    Aviral Verma

  39. i crossed my 1st level of my ntse exam.i want to know that what is the syllabus for second level with topic vice in SAT and MAT

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