The student has to fill in the required details in the NTSE Application form and the completed application form should be signed by the Principal of the school.
As NTSE Stage 1 is conducted by Individual State & UT so the last date to submit the NTSE Application form may differ.
The student has to confirm the last date to submit NTSE application form from their respective State Liaison officer.
For Indian Students studying abroad
They should fill the relevant items of the application forms and should forward it to NCERT along with Class 9 mark sheet latest by February 28, 2015.
Mention the State/ UT prefered in the Covering Letter: The students has to mention the name of State/ UT, where the candidate wants to appear in the national level NTS examination, in the covering letter.
Application Fees for NTSE
Stage 1 of NTSE is conducted by different State/UTs so the application fee has to be paid to them directly.
There is no fee for taking NTSE Stage 2 exam conducted by NCERT.
NTSE 2014-15 Exam pattern
The Examination will be Consist of Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT)
No. of Questions
Mental Ability Test- MAT
Scholastic Ability Test-SAT Language Comprehensive Test
Scholastic Ability Test-SAT Aptitude Test
Aptitude Test- The aptitude test will consist questions from History, Geography, Political Science, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
Negative Marking in NTSE: There will be negative marking of 1/3 for every wrong answer and no negative marks would be awarded for unanswered questions.
Language of NTSE Examination : The Examination is conducted in various languages that are: Assamese, Bangla, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
NTSE Result 2014-15
NTSE Stage 1 Exam result will be announced by the respective state/UT. For NTSE Stage 2 the result will be announced by NCERT.
Reservation for NTSE & Quota for States/ UT : Quota would be calculated on the basis of student's enrolment in Class 9 and Class 10