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Tamilnadu State level NTSE Stage-1 exam 2019-20, Check Exam Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility & Exam Pattern

“DIRECTORATE OF GOVERNMENT EXAMINATIONS, CHENNAI has released the official notification for State-level NTSE stage-1”

NTSE is a National level Talent Hunt and Scholarship exam conducted by NCERT, Delhi. NTSE stands for National Talent Search Exam. This is an “Offline mode only” exam.

T4he NTSE 2020 exam will be conducted in the following two stages –

  1. NTSE stage-1 will be a State level exam
  2. NTSE stage-2 will be a National level exam for students selected through NTSE Stage-1

After the NTSE stage-1 exam, 466 students will be selected for the Stage-2. After clearing both the NTSE stages, 2000 students are said to be eligible for NTSE Scholarships. These scholarships will be claimable up to Ph.D. as per decided by the NCERT upon fulfilling the further criteria.

Question Pattern for Exam:

The State Level NTSE exam will have two test papers namely

  • MAT (Mental Ability Test) &
  • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)

of 100 marks with 2 hours of Exam duration for each. There is no particular syllabus for the exam but syllabi of class 9th & 10th is recommended. The qualifying marks for NTSE stage-1 will be minimum 40% for General/OBC/EWS category students & 32% for the reserved category students.

PAPER TEST TYPE MARKS QUES. DURATION
I Mental Ability Test (MAT)
9.00 AM – 11.00 AM
100 100 120 Minutes
II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
11.30 A.M – 1.30 PM
100 100 120 Minutes

150 minutes for Physically Handicapped Students

& 11.00 AM – 11.30 AM break time

Click Here to Join ALLEN Online Test Series for TamilNadu NTSE 2020 Stage 1

All students currently studying in class 10th from any recognized school under Tamilnadu State Education Board. Students must have minimum 60% (for General & 55% for Rest categories) in class 9th.

Note: Application Fee is INR 50 (Rupees Fifty Only) for all eligible students of Tamilnadu state.

Important dates

Downloading the blank application forms from the website will open on 22.08.2019
Last date for receipt of the filled in application forms with fees from the students is 07.09.2019
Uploading of candidate’s details through online by the HEADMASTER / PRINCIPAL / HEAD OF THE INSTITUTION 09.09.2019  to 18.09.2019
NTSE Stage-1 Exam Date 03rd November 2019
NTSE Stage-2 Exam Date 10th May 2020

Interested Candidates can find Application Form Here

Check the Official notification for All related information i.e. Expected Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Required Documents & other details etc…

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