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NTSE Question Paper of previous years for various states/UTs is available on this page. Students can use these question papers as NTSE sample papers to practise for the NTSE Exam. Aspirants can refer to the NTSE Question Papers for better preparation. National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2018 will be conducted in two stages - stage 1 and stage 2. NTSE 2018 question paper for stage 1 and 2 will contain 200 questions from MAT and SAT sections. NTSE question paper 2018 for stage 1 will be released by SCERT authorities of all states and UTs. While no question papers will be released of NTSE 2018 for stage 2 by NCERT. We have also uploaded the NTSE Question paper stage 2 on this page. NTSE Exam is conducted in November every year across all states and UTs in India.

Meanwhile, the NTSE previous year question papers are provided on this page. Through NTSE previous year question papers, candidates can understand the exam pattern and structure of the exam. NTSE exam is conducted for scholarship in science and social science up to doctoral as well as medical and engineering courses up to the second-level course. Read more details on NTSE Question Paper 2018 and other information from this article.

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NTSE Question Paper 2018

The NTSE question paper 2018 will be based on class 9 and 10 level. Thus, candidates are advised to study and revise the complete NCERT syllabus. The NTSE question paper will contain two sections - MAT (Mental Ability Test) and SAT (Scholarship Ability Test). Unlike the previous year, there will be no language paper.

NTSE Question Paper - Significance

Students preparing for NTSE Exam 2018 can take help of the NTSE Question Paper 2018 and previous year papers of NTSE stage 1 and 2. The NTSE previous year papers will help you in a number of ways. The benefits of previous year question paper are:

  • Understanding the structure of exam: With the help of NTSE question papers, candidates can stay informed about the structure of the entrance test and be familiar with the NTSE exam pattern
  • Improve speed and accuracy level: Using NTSE question papers on the regular basis, aspirants can try to complete the scholarship test within the stipulated period of time. Only 240 minutes will be allotted to complete NTSE 2018 test. These question papers will help candidates to increase their speed and accuracy level
  • Analyze preparation: After solving the NTSE question papers, candidates can analyze their weaker sections and mistakes. They can enhance their preparation strategy
  • Calculation of expected scores: Once the NTSE question paper is solved, students can check the solutions provided with it. With the help of answer key, aspirants can evaluation their expected scores to be secured in the examination

How to Download NTSE Question Paper Stage 1?

NTSE question paper 2018 stage 1 will be provided by the state conducting authorities. Aspirants can download the question paper of NTSE 2018 stage 1, which will be provided on this page, as soon as it will be released. The question paper of NTSE 2018 stage 1 will be divided into two sections - MAT and SAT. A total of 200 questions will be asked in NTSE question paper and only 240 minutes will be allotted to complete the test. Students are suggested to check this page regularly as the link to download the NTSE Question Paper 2018 will be available on this page.

NTSE Question Papers 2017, 2016, 2015, 2009 - 2014

Students can check the State-wise NTSE previous year question papers from the link below for better preparations.

NTSE Question Paper PDF is available for Following states

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NTSE Question Paper Bihar 2016
NTSE Question Paper Haryana 2012 to 2017
NTSE Question Paper Karnataka 2009 to 2017
NTSE Question Paper Kerala 2015 to 2017
NTSE Question Paper West Bengal 2013 to 2017

NTSE Question Paper Bihar -  Download PDF

NTSE Question Paper Haryana - Download PDF

NTSE Question Paper Karnataka - Download PDF

NTSE Question Paper  Kerala -  Download PDF

NTSE Question Paper Punjab - Download PDF

NTSE Question Paper West Bengal - Download PDF

NTSE Question Paper Stage 2 

As mentioned earlier, the conducting authority, National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT), will not release the NTSE 2018 question paper of Stage 2. However, unlike last year, several coaching institutes like Aakash, Allen among others may publish NTSE question paper 2018 stage 2. The link to download NTSE question paper by coaching institutes will be made available here once it will be released.
In the meantime, aspirants can use previous year NTSE question papers by coaching institutes for preparations, which are available in the table below.

NTSE Question Paper for class 10 Stage 2

NTSE question paper stage 2

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MAT question paper

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SAT question paper

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NTSE Question Paper with Preparation Tips 2018 

NTSE Preparation and cracking the exam to get the scholarship is not easy. There are so many students who are trying to get the NTSE Scholarship every year. Students are advised to go through the NTSE Syllabus and NTSE Question Papers of Previous years to know about the NTSE Exam pattern, type of questions that are asked. Some tips for NTSE preparation are - 

  • Be thorough with the NTSE syllabus
  • Know about the marking scheme of the exam
  • Work on the basics and revise things again and again
  • Make a strategy to crack the NTSE Exam. It is impossible to excel in the exam without a proper exam strategy.
  • Take the timed test at home. 
  • Analyse your mistakes and make sure you remove them
  • Know what you are strong at and what sections are you weak on
  • Listen to Motivational Videos so that your mind is strengthened day by day to achieve your goal.
  • More tips for NTSE Preparation

NTSE Scholarship gives you financial support but it is a lifelong asset to be called as NTSE Scholar.

NTSE Sample Papers

NTSE Sample Papers are one thing that the candidates should also integrate into their preparation for NTSE Exams. NTSE Sample papers are different from the NTSE Question Paper as it is prepared according to the current trends and gives a much better idea to the candidate of how the exam is going to be. Since NTSE Sample Papers are as per the current trends, the candidates can analyze their performance as per the current trend and see the areas where improvement can be done.

About NTSE 2018-19

National Talent Search Examination - NTSE will contain 200 questions and only 240 minutes will be allotted to complete the test. Both NTSE stage 1 and 2 will contain two sections - MAT and SAT. NTSE exam stage 1 and 2 will be of 200 marks each. The questions asked in MAT will be asked to test the ability to think, the power of reasoning, ability to judge, evaluate or discriminate, ability to visualize, spatial orientation etc. SAT section will contain questions from Science, Mathematics and Social Science. NTSE result 2018 for stage 1 will be announced in January/February 2019 by the respective state authorities and stage 2 result will be available in July 2019.

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