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Details of National Talent Search Exam
The NTSE is conducted by the NCERT. The first level of examination ( known as STSE) is conducted by the authorities of the state government, which do follow almost the same pattern as laid down by the NCERT. But the states had complete autonomy to design and conduct their written examinations. However, they were advised to follow the national pattern which comprised MAT and SAT.

  • The MAT (Mental ability Test) and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test ) will consist of 90 questions each.
  • SAT will have 35 questions for Social Science (History, Geography, Civics and Economics), 35 for Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology ) and 20 for Mathematics.
  • Quota for a state will be computed proportionally on the basis of student enrolment in Classes VII and VIII.
Scheme of examination at the State level
Test Duration No.of Items Maximum Marks Qualifiying Marks
(General)
Qualifiying Marks(SC/ST)
Mental Ability Test (MAT) 45 minutes 50 50 40 32
Scholastic Test Language Comprehensive Test 45 minutes 100 100 40 32
Aptitude Test 45 minutes 50 50

At the national level 3000 students are selected for the final test from entire states and UT. Every state has a proportionate quota of students for the final test. The quota for the Uttar Pradesh is approximately 550. A stipulated number of candidates who qualified at the national level examination were called for face-to-face interview. The award of scholarships was finally determined on the basis of the candidates' scores obtained in all the three components namely the MAT, the SAT and the Interview. The amount of scholarship is Rs 500/- per month for all the students studying in Class IX onwards (irrespective of the class/course) except for Ph.D., wherein it is paid as per UGC norms.
(NCERT conducted the National Talent Search Examination for the students of class X.) Important Dates for Examination
Exam Areas Date
  Last Date for Submission of Application Form 31st Aug 2014
NTSE(Stage-I) Examination in Mizoram,Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1st Nov 2014
  Examination in All other States and Union Territories 2nd Nov 2014
NTSE(Stage-II) Examination in All States and Union Territories 10th May 2015(Sunday)
How to Apply for NTSE 1. 1st stage is at state level, which is normally held in November. It is conducted at the state level. In some states, application form (July-August)can be downloaded from the website and in some states, you have to collect from the designated centres in the city. 2. Submit/Send the completely filled application form as per the instructions on the form. Normally it should be attested by the principal of your school and send by the school authorities to the concerned state 3. If you qualifies 1st round, then you are eligible for the 2nd round (national level) , the exam will be conducted in May next year. NTSE 2015 (Session 2014 - 2015) * Notification will come in July 3rd/4th week. * This Year NTSE may be for 10th class. * 8th class students should wait for the notification.
 For further detail  contact:
Delhi Office:
phone No : 011-26560464
E-mail: ntse.ncert@yahoo.in
Uttar Pradesh Office:
Phone No: 0532-2256511
Address: Director
Bureau of Psychology, SCERT, 
2 Lowther Road, Allahabad (211001)
Website: www.scertup.org
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