Official notification of NTSE (National Talent Search Exam) 2020 stage-1 for Bihar State has been recently published on SCERT, Bihar’s official website.
This will be a two-stage Offline exam as usual of which NTSE Stage-1 will be state-level conducted by SCERT, Patna & NTSE Stage-2 will be conducted National Level by NCERT, Delhi. Total 2000 students will be selected after the exam & will be entitled for the Scholarships. NCERT has fixed a seat-quota for each state (a fixed no. of seats are allotted to each state) for qualifying students of NTSE Stage-1.
Application fee for Bihar NTSE Stage-1 exam –
for General/EWS/Backward Category is Rs. 150 &
for ST/SC/Differently Abled students is Rs. 75
Any Regular student of Class 10th from a recognized school under Bihar State Board and having minimum 60% (for General & 55% for Rest categories) in class 9th last year. Student’s age to appear in this exam must be below 18 years (as on 1st July 2019).
Exam Pattern & Syllabus
The State Level NTSE exam will have two test papers – MAT (Mental Ability Test) & SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test). Both of these papers will have 100 questions each with 1 marks for each right question. Exam duration will be 120 minutes for normal students & 150minutes for Visually impaired students. Students must read the Classroom syllabus of 9th & 10th for preparing the NTSE Exam.
Note: The Qualifying Marks in state-level NTSE Stage-1 exam are 40 (32 marks for SC/ST/Differently Abled students).
Important Dates & Timings:
- Last date for submitting Application Form: 30th September 2019
- NTSE Stage-1 Exam Date: 17th November 2019
- Model Answers Uploading Date: 22nd November 2019
- NTSE Stage-2 Exam Date: 10th May 2020
Check the Official Notification for All related information i.e. Expected Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Required Documents etc…