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NTSE Exam 2021 - NCERT has postponed the NTSE stage 2 exams 2021 due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. If the current situation has calmed down, new dates will be announced. NCERT has conducted stage 2 NTSE 2021 exam at 58 centres. This exam is conducted to recognize talented students who have a high intellectual level and to reward them with scholarships. If a student clears the NTSE Exam 2021 at both State and National levels, then the student will be eligible for NTSE Exam 2021 scholarship throughout their education period. NCERT manages and conducts the NTSE Exam 2021. Read and check more information related to NTSE Exam 2021 from this article.

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NTSE Exam 2021 (Stage 2 Exam Postponed) - Check Here for NTSE Exam Application Form, Important Dates, Highlights, Eligibiility, Exam Pattern at ncert.nic.in

NTSE Exam 2021 (Stage 2 Exam Postponed) - Check Here for NTSE Exam Application Form, Important Dates, Highlights, Eligibiility, Exam Pattern at ncert.nic.in

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New Update 13-05-2021: NTSE Exam 2021 - NCERT has postponed the NTSE stage 2 exams 2021 due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. If the current situation has calmed down, new dates will be announced. Many states have published unofficial NTSE answer keys. The National Talent Search Examination admit cards for stage I were issued in the first week of December 2020. For most nations, the NTSE stage 1 exam 2021 was held on December 12 and 13, 2020. While some states will hold their exam on separate dates. To know more details about NTSE Exam 2021 read the complete article.

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Schedule for the NTSE 2021

Event

NTSE 2021 Dates

Start date of NTSE registration form

October 2020

NTSE application last date

To be notified by respective SCERTs

NTSE stage 1 admit card release date

First week of December 2020

NTSE Stage 1 for Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Andaman & Nicobar islands

December 12, 2020 (Saturday)

NTSE 2021 Stage 1 exam date (for all other states and UTs except above and below mentioned states)

December 13, 2020 (Sunday)

NTSE Punjab stage 1 exam

December 20, 2020

NTSE Tamil Nadu stage 1 exam

December 27, 2020

NTSE Odisha stage 1 exam

January 3, 2021

NTSE West Bengal, Bihar, Kerala and Karnataka stage 1 exam

January 24, 2021

NTSE J&K exam

February 6, 2021

NTSE Telangana and HP stage 1 exam

February 21, 2021

Stage- 1 Result

Jan - April 2021

NTS Stage- II admit card 2021

Two or four weeks before the exam

NTSE Stage 2 exam date

(Postponed)

NTSE final results

September 2021

NTSE Exam 2021 - Class 10 Exam Concluded @ ncert.nic.in

NTSE Exam 2021 - The National Talent Search Examinations for the class 10 students were conducted in the different states on December 13, 2020. Paper 1 of the examination was conducted from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM for 100 marks. In contrast, paper 2 - Scholastic Aptitude Test - paper 2 was conducted for 100 marks consisting of Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. According to the details mentioned on the official website regarding the NTSE examinations, the students who qualify for the NTSE examinations will receive a monthly scholarship from the National Council of Educational Research and Training. The examination results will be declared on the official website of the NCERT. Students can visit the official website for complete details related to the National Talent Search Examinations. The students who qualify for the examination will be able to appear for stage two of the examinations which will be conducted on June 13, 2021. Check below for more details on NTSE Exam 2021:

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What are the Key Highlights of NTSE Exam 2021?

Details of Exam

Exam Specifications

Exam Name

National Talent Search Examination

Commonly known as

NTSE Exam

Exam type

National Level Exam

Exam category

Scholarship exam for Class 10 students

Conducting Authority

National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)

Mode of exam

Offline mode

Application Mode

Both Offline & Online

Fee Payment Mode

Offline only

Exam Medium

English & Hindi

Duration of Exam

120 minutes

Number of section

2; Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Ability Test

Official Website

http://ncert.nic.in

What is the Eligibility for NTSE Exam 2021?

The NCERT has mentioned some eligibility criteria for the candidates who are willing to apply for the NTSE 2021 exam. These include nationality, educational qualification, age limit, reservation and many more. Some of them are explained in details below:

1. Nationality:

  • Candidates applying for the NTSE 2021 must be an Indian citizen.
  • Candidates who are studying in 10th standard in any Indian school or any schools in abroad can also apply. Indian candidates studying abroad can directly appear for the NTSE stage 2 exam.

2. Educational Qualification:

The awardees must secure a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or an equivalent grade in every academic year to be eligible for the NTSE 2021 exam.

3. Age Limit:

The upper age limit for both the Indian candidates and students of Indian origin studying abroad is 18 years for the NTSE Stage I examination.

4. NTSE Exam Reservation:

The NCERT allots few seats for reserved category students. The general category candidates should secure at least 40% marks in each of the NTSE exam paper. The reserved category students need to secure at least 32% marks in each of the NTSE exams. The reservation percentage for all the categories are listed below:

Category Reservation Percentage
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%
Other Backward Caste 27%
Person with Disability 4%
Economically Weaker Section 10%

What are the Features of NTSE Exam Pattern 2021?

  • Exam mode – Pen-paper based test (answers to be marked on OMR sheets)
  • Exam Medium – The language/medium of instructions and questions will be of candidates’ choice from the language options provided by the exam conducting body for State-level examination. The NTSE stage 1 will be in English, Hindi or any regional language. The stage 2 exam will be in Hindi and English medium only. Candidates are required to select the medium of paper while applying for the exam.
  • Total exam duration – 120 minutes for all candidates except visually challenged candidates who are provided 150 minutes for all papers.
  • Questions type – All the papers of NTSE sta
  • te level and national level exams are based on objective type questions with multiple choices.

NTSE Stage-I Exam Pattern:

Exam Features

Mental Ability Test

Scholastic Aptitude Test

Examination Date

December 12, 2020, for Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Andaman and Nicobar Islands December 13, 2020 for All other states and UTs

December 12, 2020, for Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Andaman and Nicobar Islands December 13, 2020 for All other states and UTs

Exam Timings

09.30 am to 11.30 am (09.30 am to 12.00 pm- 30 minutes extra for visually Challenged Candidates)

01.30 pm to 03.30 pm( 01.30 pm to 04.00 pm for Visually Challenged Candidates)

Total Questions

100

100

Total Marks

100

100

Exam Duration

120 (150 for VC candidates)

120 (150 for VC candidates)

Minimum Qualifying Marks

32% for SC, ST and PWD and 40% for Others (General & OBC)

32% for SC, ST and PWD and 40% for Others (General & OBC)

Marking Scheme

No negative marking for wrong attempts.One mark for each correct attempt.

NTSE Stage-II Exam Pattern:

Exam Features

Mental Ability Test

Scholastic Aptitude Test

Examination Date

June 13, 2021

Exam Timings

09.30 am to 11.30 am(09.30 am to 12.00 pm for visually Challenged Candidates)

01.30 pm to 03.30 pm (01.30 pm to 04.00 pm for Visually Challenged Candidates)

Total Questions

100

100

Total Marks

100

100

Exam Duration

120 (150 for VC candidates)

120 (150 for VC candidates)

Minimum Qualifying Marks

32% for SC, ST and PWD and 40% for Others (General & OBC)

32% for SC, ST and PWD and 40% for Others (General & OBC)

Marking Scheme

No negative marking for wrong attempts.One mark for each correct attempt.

What are the Details of NTSE 2021 Stage 1 and 2 Admit Card?

SCERT of all States and UTs will start releasing the NTSE admit cards 2021 from the last week of November in the online mode. SCERT Punjab will release the NTSE Punjab admit card 2021 on December 1 on the official website. Students will be required to download the admit card and take its print copy. Students in states like Chhattisgarh will need to collect their NTSE admit card from school. It is mandatory to carry the NTSE 2021 admit card on the exam day. No students will be allowed to write the examination without it. The NTS stage 1 exam is scheduled to be conducted on December 12 and 13, 2020. The candidates who submit the NTSE 2021 application form completely and correctly will be issued NTSE admit card for stage I exam by their respective State/UT liaison officer. The candidates could obtain NTSE stage 1 admit card 2021 either in the online mode or in the offline mode from the school officials or the state liaison officer at least a week before the exam date.

The release of NTSE Exam 2021 admit card for Stage 2 is delayed due to postponement of the exam amid COVID19 pandemic. The NTSE Stage 2 admit card 2020 was expected to release by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in the second week of April on its official website. Candidates who cleared the Stage 1 NTSE from all states and UTs will need to download the NTSE stage 2 admit card 2020 and carry the same on the exam day. NTSE Stage 2 was earlier scheduled to be conducted on May 10. The new exam date is yet to be announced. Those who forget to carry their admit card on the day of exam will not be allowed to write the test.

What are the Details of NTSE Result 2021 for Stage 1 and 2?

All States and UTs will release the NTSE Exam 2021 result of Stage 1 on the official websites of SCERT from January. Many states announce the NTSE Result in the form of a merit list that includes the names of all shortlisted candidates. Others release the NTSE scores for all participants along with a separate merit list. Also, along with the result, all states and UTs release the NTSE cutoff 2020. The cutoff states the least marks a candidate needs to score to qualify for the stage 2 exam. NTSE 2021 Stage I will be conducted on November 7 and 8, 2020, in the offline mode by all States and UTs.

NTS 2021 Stage 2 will be conducted in May 2021 by NCERT at the national level. The NTSE Stage 2 result 2021 is expected to be out in September 2021 in the online mode by NCERT. The new date for the conduct of the exam is yet to be released by NCERT. Candidates will be able to check their NTSE result using their roll number and date-of-birth. NTSE stage 2 result 2020 will be provided in the form of provisional result and will comprise student’s score details along with their OMR response sheet of NTSE exam. Students need to verify their NTSE stage 2 result 2020 using their response sheet and answer key and report for any discrepancy before the last date. NCERT declares the final result of the National Talent Search Examination in the form of category-wise merit lists. Stage 2 cutoff marks will also be released along with NTSE result 2020 for Stage 2.

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Exams 2021 - FAQ

1. How can I check my NTSE result?  

The NTSE result will be announced on the official website in the form of pdf file. Candidates can download it and check for their result.

2. Is there any negative marking in NTSE?  

No, there is no provision of negative marking.

3. Is there any fee for the NTSE stage 2 exam?  

No, there is no fee for the stage 2 exam.

4. How can we apply for NTSE?  

Candidates can apply for NTSE through 3 means. 

  • Your school will distribute the application form and you will have to fill it up and submit it to them. 
  • Or you can get an application form from Liaison's Office and fill it and submit it.
  • Or you can register through online application form released on the official website.
5. Who are eligible for NTSE?  

Indian students who are studying in Class X can apply for NTSE. They should have minimum marks of 60% in class IX. There is a relaxation of 5% marks for reserved students. Candidates should be studying in a recognized school.

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