NTSE 2017 Syllabus, Exam Dates, Pattern, Previous Year Papers

NTSE 2017 Syllabus, Exam Dates, Pattern, Previous Year Papers DownloadNational Talent Search Examination (राष्ट्रीय प्रतिभा खोज परीक्षा) (NTSE) is a national-level scholarship exam which is conducted by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). Through this scholarship exam, NCERT aim to find meritorious and talented students and financially support them in their higher studies. NTSE is the most popular scholarship exam among the school students. NTSE Exam is for secondary school students only. In this post, we aim to provide you the detailed information on NTSE 2017 syllabus, important dates, exam pattern and some of the previous year papers.

NTSE 2017 Stage-II Admit Card

NTSE 2017 Stage 2 Cut off Marks (Expected)

NTSE 2017 New Selection Procedure

NTSE Syllabus 2017

The NTSE 2017 Examination is divided into two parts, NTSE Stage-1 Exam and NTSE Stage-2 Exam. Both the exams will further consist of two sections to be solved in the given time. The NTSE syllabus for these two sections are:

  1. Mental Ability Test (MAT): This section of NTSE 2017 exam aims to test the problem solving, reasoning and thinking ability of the student. MAT section shall contain questions from the following topics:
• Analogies• Classification• Reasoning
• Series• Figures
• Problem Solving• Coding Words
  1. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT): This section will test the subjective knowledge of the student. SAT section of NTSE examination shall contain questions from the following topics:
• Science• Geography
• Mathematics• Political Science
• History• Economics

NOTE: In addition to the above mentioned topics, there will also be a comprehensive test.

NTSE 2017 Important Dates

NCERT is the deciding body for NTSE examination. Every year new schedule is followed for this examination. The following schedule has been released by the NCERT for NTSE 2017 examination:

StageAreaTentative Dates
Stage-I (State)Last Date of Submission of Application FormTo be notified by the respective State
Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman & Nicobar Islands5th November, 2016 (Saturday)
Examination in All other States and Union Territories6th November, 2016 (Sunday)
Examination in Bihar and West Bengal13th November, 2016 (Sunday)
Stage-II (National)Examination in All States and Union Territories14th May, 2017 (Sunday)

NTSE 2017 Stage-I Result

NTSE 2017 Stage 2 Result

NTSE 2018 Application Form Dates

NTSE Exam Pattern

NTSE Exam Pattern is prepared by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). Please refer to the table below:

S. No.TestNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime
1Mental Ability Test505045 Minutes
2Scholastic Aptitude Test
a). Language Test505045 Minutes
b). Science, Mathematics & Social Science10010090 Minutes

NTSE Exam Details

Scholarship Name: National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)

Organized By: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)

Scholarship Level: National

Status: Stage-II Exam on 14th May, 2017

Website: www.ncert.nic.in

NTSE Previous Year Papers

The NTSE Stage-1 Exam was successfully conducted on 5th, 6th and 13th November, 2016. The result for NTSE Stage-1 has been announced, please to the results. The NTSE Stage-2 Exam is on 14th May, 2017. We will help you prepare for NTSE 2017 Stage-2 Exam by providing some NTSE previous year papers which will give you an idea of the level of the NTSE examination. We are here providing papers of NTSE 2016 (Both Stage-I and Stage-II) Exam and NTSE 2017 Stage-1 Exam. Please refer to the table below:

YearStageDetails
MATLCTSAT
2017IClick HereClick HereClick Here
2016IIClick HereClick HereClick Here
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Other Scholarship Programs

Exam NameEligibilityLast Date
NEST Junior Scholarship
Class IX to Class XII Students07 June 2017
Pre-Regional Mathematics OlympiadClass XI or Below25 July 2017
JBNSTS Junior Scholarship
Only Class XI Students31 July 2017
Green Olympiad (TERI)
Class IV to X Students01 August 2017
KVPY Scholarship
Class X & XII Students23 August 2017
Unified Cyber Olympiad (UCO)
Class I to Class XII Students26 August 2017
International Olympiad of Science (iOS)
Class I to Class XII Students31 August 2017
International Informatics Olympiad (iIO)
Class I to Class XII Students31 August 2017
National Science Olympiad (NSO)
Class I to XII StudentsSeptember 2017
International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO)
Class I to X StudentsSeptember 2017
Unified International English Olympiad (UIEO)
Class I to Class X StudentsSeptember 2017
UP Scholarship
Class I to Class XII Students28 September 2017
International Olympiad of Mathematics (iMO)
Class I to Class XII Students30 September 2017
International Olympiad of English Language (iOEL)
Class I to Class XII Students30 September 2017
International French Language Olympiad (iFLO)
Class VI to Class XII Students30 September 2017
Smart Kid General Knowledge Olympiad
Class I to Class X Students30 September 2017
Akhil Bhartiya Hindi Olympiad
Class III to Class X Students30 September 2017
International Talent Hunt Olympiad
Class I to Class X Students30 September 2017
International Social Studies Olympiad
Class III to Class X Students30 September 2017
International Company Secretaries Olympiad (ICSO)
Class XI & XII StudentsNovember 2017
National Cyber Olympiad (NCO)
From Class I to XII StudentsNovember 2017
National Level Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE)
Class II to XII StudentsDecember 2017
Indian National Olympiad (INO)
9th, 10th and 11th Class_
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)
10th Class_
National-Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS)
8th and 10th Class_
Velammal Science Talent Search (VSTS)
1st To 12th Class_
CSIR Innovation Award
Less Than 18 Years_
Indian Oil Scholarship (IOCL)
School, College and Higher Studies_
Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme (CCRT)
10 To 14 Years Students_
Pre Matric and Post Matric Scholarship
All Students (Who Secure more than 50% last year)_
INSPIRE Scholarship
12th Class_
Central Sector Scholarship
Graduation/ Post Graduation_
Statistics Olympiad
9th To 12th (>90%)_
International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO)
9th To 12th_
Fair & Lovely Scholarship
15-30 Years Girls_
Shell Junior National Science Scholarship (SJNSS)
9th and 10th Class_
India National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO)
9th Class or Below_
International Informatics Olympiad (IIO)
1st To 12th Class_
National Science Olympiad (NSO)
1st To 12th Class_
National Standard Examination in Junior Science (NSEJS)
10th Class or Below_
EWS DG Admission
Check Apply Link_
Zonal Informatics Olympiad (ZIO)
12th Class or Below_
SOF International English Olympiad (UIEO)
1st To 12th Class_
Rajasthan STSE Olympiad
1oth and 12th Class_
CBSE Group Mathematical Olympiad (GMO)
8st To 12th Class_
IISMA Maths Talent Search Examination
3rd To 9th Class_
Junior Science Talent Science Examination (JSTSE)
9th Students_
State Level Science Talent Search Examination
3rd To 10th Class_
International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO)Class IX to XII Students-
UPSTSE ScholarshipClass X, XI & XII Students09 May 2017
AICTE Saksham ScholarshipClass XII Pass-out31 May 2017
A*Star ScholarshipClass XII Pass-out31 May 2017
R. D. Sethna ScholarshipClass X Pass-out31 May 2017


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