NTSE 2019-20 Official Notification Released

NCERT has released the exam dates of National Talent Search Exam 2019-20. NTSE Stage 1 exam will be held on November 2, 3 & 17, 2019. The stage 2 exam will be held on May 10, 2020.

The National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X is meant to identify the nurture talent. The examination is conducted every year at two levels: Stage-I (State Level) and Stage-II (National Level).

Scholarships:- About two thousand scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows:
(a) Scholarship of Rs.1250/- per month for Class-XI to XII.
(b) Scholarship of Rs.2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post-graduates.
(c) Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. is fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.

Selection: Stage-l, selection will be done by States/UTs and those who are selected/recommended from
Stage-I examination, will be eligible to appear for Stage-II examination, conducted by NCERT.

Qualifying Marks: Qualifying marks for candidates from SC/ST/PH category is 32% in each paper and for others (General/OBC & EWS) categories it is 40% in each paper.

To prepare for the exam, you can practice last year’s question paper – Download Now.

  • Stage-1: The detailed text & video solutions of which are available Here
  • Stage-2: The detailed text & video solutions of which are available Here

Important Dates: Dates for submission of application form and conduct of examination, are given below:

Stage Area Tentative Dates
Last Date for Submission of Application Form To be notified by the respective State and it may vary from state to state
Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands 02nd November,2019 (Saturday)
Examination in All other States and Union Territories except above & below mentioned 9 States/Uts 03rd November,2019 (Sunday)
Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, NCT of Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir 17th November, 2019 (Sunday)
Stage - II
Examination in All States and Union Territories 10th May, 2020 (Sunday)

Eligibility :- All students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the Stage-| examination, conducted by the States/UT's, in which the schools are located. There will be no domicile restriction.
Students registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) will also be eligible for scholarship, provided the student is below the age of 18 years (as on 1" July of the particular year), the student is not employed and s/he is appearing in class X examination for the first time.

Examination :- (The pattern of written examination will be as follows:
Stage-I & II: examination at the State/UT level will comprise of two papers i.e.

Paper Test No. of Questions No. of Marks Duration (In Minutes)
Paper-I Mental Ability  Test(MAT) 100 100 120
Paper-II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 100 100 120
*If there is any change in pattern for Stage-II examination then the same will be communicated later on through NCERT website www.ncert.nic.in. Candidates are advised to keep track of updates on NCERT website.

There will be no negative marking in Stage-II examination.

NTSE Support Program to facilitate the aspirants of NTSE 2019-20 with the guidance of our experts via content that is provided online to the students who get enrolled in it.

Application Form: You may contact the State/UT Liaison officer for procuring application form.

Resonance's Success in NTSE Stage-2 (2018)

150 Students of Resonance have qualified NTSE Stage 2 (2018). 92 are from Kota study center and 35 students from other study centers, 23 students from DLPD from Resonance


Check out the past performance of Resonance students in NTSE Stage-2

For the complete details, download the NTSE 2019-20 official Notification from Here