As many of State Education Boards had already announced the exam dates for NTSE stage-1 for session 2019-20. Now State Examination Board, Gujarat has also released the official notification for NTSE stage 1 on their website. As most of the state boards are following the same exam schedule, expect some boards. NTSE stage-1 for Gujarat is scheduled to be conducted on 3-Nov-2019.
- All students currently studying in class 10th from any recognized school under Gujarat State Education Board.
- Students must have minimum 60% (for General & 55% for Rest categories) in class 9th.
- The minimum age decided by the State Board to appear in this exam is restricted to 18 years only (as on 1st July 2019).
The State Level NTSE exam will have two test papers –
- MAT (Mental Ability Test) &
- SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
Both the papers will weigh 100 questions each with 1 marks for each right question and exam duration will be 120 minutes (& 150 minutes for Differently abled students). There is no particular syllabus for the exam but syllabi of class 9th & 10th are recommended. Qualifying marks for General/OBC category students will be 40 & 32 marks for rest of reserved categories.
- Start date for submitting Application Form: 13th August 2019
- Last date for submitting Application Form: 14th September 2019
- NTSE Stage-1 Exam Date: 03rd 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 & other details etc…