NTSE Stage 2 Exam

by MOTACHASHMA

NTSE Stage 2 Exam will be conducted on 13 May 2018 for the different states across multiple test centers in India. The NTSE Stage 1 exam is conducted by NCERT in Pen and Paper based format for the different states. The students who have cleared the NTSE Stage 1 exam from their respective state and UTs are only eligible to appear in the NTSE Stage 2 Exam. Indian students studying abroad will appear directly in NTSE Stage 2 exam and will compete with the Indian students for the NTSE prestigious scholarship. The complete details about exam pattern, answer keys, result, the number of participants from each state is given here. The Selection of the awardee will be made on the basis of total Marks scored in MAT & SAT based on merit.

The Indian students who have cleared NTSE Stage 1 exam are directly eligible for NTSE Stage 2 exam. The candidates need not apply again for the NTE Stage 2 exam and there is no application fee. The Indian students studying abroad have to fill a separate application form for the NTSE Stage 2 Exam.

NTSE Stage 2 Dates

Events

Dates

NTSE Stage 2 Admit Card

April 2018

NTSE Stage 2 Exam

13 May 2018

NTSE Stage 2 Answer Key

May 2018

NTSE Stage 2 Result

July/ August 2018



NTSE Stage 2 Exam Pattern

The NTSE Stage 2 exam will be conducted in English and Hindi Language.There is No Negative Marking in both papers. The candidate has to report at the test center at 9.00 a.m in the morning.

  • From this year (2018) there will be no Language Test.

MAT Exam- This test is given to the candidates to judge their power of reasoning, ability to think, the ability to judge, evaluate or discriminate, the ability to visualize in space, spatial orientation, etc. A variety of questions, for example, analogies, classification, series, pattern perception, hidden figures, coding-decoding, block assembly, problem-solving etc. are used for this purpose. Each question carries one mark.

Category

 No. of Questions Number of Marks

Duration

Timing

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100

100

120 Minutes

  • 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (All candidates except visually challenged candidates)
  • 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (Only visually challenged candidates)

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100
(Science - 40, Mathematics - 20, Social Science - 40)

100

120 Minutes

  • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (All candidates except visually challenged candidates)
  • 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM (Only visually challenged candidates)

 

  • Qualifying Marks for General Category is 40% in each paper
  • Qualifying Marks for SC, ST, PWD is 32% in each paper.

NTSE Stage 2 Admit Card - Download Here

The NCERT will issue the auto-generated admit card for those candidates who have been selected to appear in the NTSE Stage 2 exam and it contains the details like the name of the candidate, photograph, test center venue and address. Successful/Recommended candidates of Stage 1 Examination will be informed separately about the process of downloading the admit cards. The candidate should carefully verify all the details given on the admit card. In case, of any error in the admit card, they should contact the following email i.e. ntsexam.ncert@gov.in

 

NTSE Stage 2 Admit Card - Download Here

NTSE Stage 2 Examination Centre

The previous year list of NTSE Stage 2 Examination Centre is available below. Candidates have to appear at their respective examination center along with the admit card on the exam date. The list of the NTSE Stage 2 examination center is given below. The list of NTSE Stage 2 examination center will be displayed on this page when available. Keep visiting the page for further update.

NTSE Stage 2 Answer Keys

The answer keys for NTSE Stage 2 will be released by the NCERT after conducting the exam. The candidates who have appeared in the NTSE Stage 2 exam can check their estimated marks by the answer key. The candidates will also be given an opportunity to give a feedback for the NTSE Answer keys at a specified time. In case they find any discrepancy in the answer keys or feel that some questions can have more than one answer, they can write to NCERT.

NTSE Stage 2 Answer Key 2017 - Check Here

NTSE Stage 2 Result

The NCERT follows a very transparent system in the declaration of the NTSE Result. The answer sheets, answer keys, and marks scored in MAT & SAT would be displayed tentatively in July/ August 2018 by the NCERT. The final result will have no state wise quota and it will be based on marks secured by the students in the NTSE Stage 2 written exam. NTSE Result contains the following things

  • Scanned Images of SAT and MAT Test OMR Sheet
  • Final NTSE Answer Keys for all the exams

NTSE Scholarship amount has been increased to Rs.1250 per month for Class 11& 12, Rs. 2000 per month for Undergraduate & Post Graduate Students and for Ph.D students the scholarship would be paid in accordance with the UGC norms.

NTSE Stage 2 Number of Participants

The table below shows the number of previous year participants from each state for the NTSE Stage 2 exam which was conducted on 14 May 2017. The list of the all the states and the number of candidates get selected for the NTSE Stage 2 exam is given in the table below. The list of this year would be updated when available, keep visiting the site for further updates.

State & Contact Number

Total Number of Selected Candidates

Indian Students studying abroad

-

Kerala

135

Odisha

144

Haryana

105

Himachal Pradesh

34

Madhya Pradesh

284

Uttarakhand

47

New Delhi

81

Jammu & Kashmir

43

Andhra Pradesh

129

Meghalaya

25

Karnataka

208

Chhattisgarh

86

Chandigarh

13

Daman & Diu

9

Punjab

101

Rajasthan

263

Assam

90

Maharashtra

382

Uttar Pradesh

725

Jharkhand

 88

Bihar

267

Goa

 -

Telangana

129

Gujarat

 199

Tamil Nadu

Around 250

West Bengal

296

Arunachal Pradesh

 25

Manipur

 -

Mizoram

 -

Nagaland

 -

Sikkim

27 

 

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