NTSE Application Form 2020: NTSE stands for National Talent Search Examination. NTSE is conducted by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). Through NTSE, NCERT aims to find talented students and help them grow in the right direction. NTSE Exam is for secondary school students only.
NTSE offers around 1,000 scholarships every year to the students of class 10th. The application form for NTSE 2020 Stage-1 Exam can be obtained through your school. In this post, we will provide you detailed information on NTSE Application Form, eligibility and selection procedure.
The application form for NTSE 2020 Form will be distributed differently by different states. The last date of submission of NTSE Application Form also varies from state to state. You can follow these simple steps to download the application form for NTSE 2020 Exam:
- Visit the official website of the conducting authority at www.ncert.nic.in
- Select the “Programmes” tab from the top of the home page.
- Click on “National Talent Search Examination” link in the menu.
- Now click on “Application Form for NTSE 2020” link on the web page.
- Your application form will be downloaded immediately in a PDF file.
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Now, the application form for NTSE 2020 will be tentatively available in the month of September 2018. The NTSE Stage-1 2018 Exam will be conducted in the month of November, 2018.
NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2019 -20
NTSE 2020 Eligibility Criteria help in deciding whether a student is eligible for NTSE Exam or not. NCERT strictly follows its eligibility criteria and makes sure that no one is able to bypass it. The eligibility criteria for NTSE exam is as follows:
- Students must be studying in class 10th in a private/government school which is approved by the State/UT government.
- Students should not be enrolled in any other scholarship.
NTSE 2020 Exam Date
|Stage I||Last date to submit the application form||To be specified by the respective state and it may vary from state to state|
|Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland & Andaman & Nicobar Islands||Nov 2020|
|Examination in all other states & Union Territories except West Bengal||Nov 2020|
|Examination of West Bengal||Nov 2020|
|Stage-II||Examination in All States & Union Territories|
NTSE Selection Procedure 2020
The selection procedure for NTSE examination is laid by the exam conducting body, NCERT. As per this prepared selection procedure, the scholars will be selected on the basis of marks secured in NTSE 2020 only. NTSE exam is divided into two stages:
NTSE Stage-1 Exam: This exam is a state-level exam. NTSE 2018 Stage-1 exam aim to pick the talented students from their respective states. Students who will score marks more than the required marks in this NTSE exam, will be allowed to sit in NTSE Stage-2 Exam.
NTSE Stage-2 Exam: This exam is a national level exam. NTSE 2020 Stage-2 Exam is the last round of NTSE examination. The students who score more than the cut off marks declared by NCERT will be selected for NTSE Scholarship.