Dates for Submission of Application & conduct of examination are given below:
|Stage 1||Last Date for submission of application||To be notified by state|
|Exam in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and A&N||7th Nov 2015|
|Exam in all other states and UT||8th Nov 2015|
|Stage 2||in All states and UT||8th May 2016|
Eligibility: All the students of X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear in NTSE Stage 1. No domicile required.
Students registered under Open School Learning are also eligible for scholarship, provided the student is below the age of 18 years as on 1st July also student is not employed.
Stage 1: Will comprise of two Parts : (A) Mental Ability – MAT, (B) Language Test , (C) Scholastic Aptitude Test – SAT
Stage 2: Paper 1 MAT (50 questions) , Paper 2 Language test (English/Hindi)(50 questions), Paper 3 SAT (100 questions)
Note: At Stage 2 there will be negative marking in each paper. For each negative answer 1/3 mark will be deducted.
Application Form: You can contact the State/UT Liaison Officers for procuring application form
Region-wise list of State/UT Liaison Officers of National Talent Search Examination 2015-16: Liaison Officers List
Fee: State/UT may notify the fee required, which will be paid for the NTSE Stage I Exam. NCERT does not charge any fee NTSE stage 2.
Indian students staying abroad: Appear directly in stage 2.
Last date to submit the form: 28th Feb 2016
Application form would be uploaded in october 2015 on NCERT website. Announcements for such students would be done separately.
Download Notification: NTSE 2016 Notification