NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) is a national-level scholarship program in India to identify and recognize students with high intellect and academic talent and help them for higher studies by providing scholarship at different stages.
The NTSE Examination is conducted for students studying in Class 10th only.
NTSE 2016-17 Stage-I
Examination in Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Andaman and Nicobar Island : 5th November 2016 (Saturday)
Examination in Bihar and West Bengal : 13th November 2016 (Sunday)
Examination in All other States/UTs : 6th November 2016 (Sunday)
Note : NTSE Stage-I Application Form details will be available from your State/UT Liaison officer and through State/UT website.
NTSE 2016-17 Stage-II
Examination in All States/UTs : 14th May 2017 (Sunday)
How to Apply
The application form for NTSE 2016-17 can be obtained from State/UT Liaison officer. Last date for submitting the application form will be notified by respective State/UT only. Different states may have different last dates for submission.
NTSE 2016-17 Exam Fee: The exam fee for NTSE Stage-I exam will be notified by State/UT. For NTSE Stage-II examination, no fee is charged by NCERT.
NTSE Stage I Exam Pattern
Part-I: Mental Ability Test (MAT)
Part-II: Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) also includes Language Comprehensive Test.
NTSE Stage II Exam Pattern
Paper I : Mental Ability Test (MAT) of 50 marks with 50 questions - Time 45 minutes
Paper II : Language Test (LT) English/Hindi. 50 marks with 50 questions - Time 45 min
Paper III : Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) - 100 questions for 100 marks - Time 90 min