Odisha NTSE 2015 – 2016 for Class X – Notification, Application, Question Paper, Answer Key, Result

Odisha NTSE 2015-16

Applications are invited for State Level National Talent Search Examination, 2015-2016 to select 118 candidates for National Level Talent Search Examination, 2016 from eligible students studying in Class X in recognized schools located in the state of Odisha. State Level National Talent Search Examination, 2015-2016 will be held on 08.11.2015 (Sunday) as per details given below.

Examination : National Talent Search Examination, 2015-2016 will be conducted in two stages.

Stage – I : State Level National Talent Search Examination will be conducted on 08.11.2015 (Sunday) for selection of candidates to National Talent Search Examination.

Stage – II : National Level Talent Search Examination will be conducted by NCERT for candidates selected through Stage – I. The National Level written examination will be conducted on 2nd Sunday of May, 2016.

Schedule for the Odisha NTSE 2015-16 for Class X has been given below:

Online filling up of Application Forms by the candidates 01.08.2015 to 31.08.2015
Submission of hard copy of Online Application Form By 31.08.2015
Download of Admit Cards After 20.10.2015
Despatch of Roll Sheets to the Centres by TE and By 05.11.2015
Date of Examination 08.11.2015 (Sunday)

Application Form

Candidates aspiring to give the National Talent Search Examination Test can apply online for now for the year 2015-16 and also download the Application from the given below links:

After filling up of the Application Form online, he she is required to take the printout of the same and submit it in the concerned school / Institution. Head of the institution forward it to the concerned District Education Officer, The District Education Officer will allot the Examination Centre, scrutinize and verify all the documents and put the auto generated twelve digit roll number and validate the Online Application Form.

Examination Fees : The candidates are not required to pay any examination fee. However, they shall have to bear their own expenses for coming and going to Examination Centre to appear at the examination.

Eligibility Criteria

Students studying in Class X during 2015-2016 in any recognized schools of Odisha are eligible to appear National Talent Search Examination. They must have passed Class IX Annual Examination securing at least 60% of marks or equivalent (relaxable by 5% for reserved categories). There will be no domicile restriction.

State Quota for Odisha 118 candidates will be selected for National Level Talent Search Examination. Within this quota there will be 15% reservation for SC, 7.5% for ST and 3% for physically challenged candidates.

Selection Procedure

To sit in Stage – II examination of NTS, the qualifying marks is 40% in each individual paper i.e. MAT, SAT and LCT. For reserved category, the qualifying mark is 35% in each paper. The Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the total marks secured in MAT and SAT but Language will be treated as the qualifying subject Marks secured in the Language Comprehension Test will not be added for preparation of merit list. There will be no negative marking in Stage I NTS Examination.

Stage II : In Stage II examination conducted by NCERT, there will be negative marking for all papers i.e. Mental Ability Test, Scholastic Aptitude Test and Language Comprehension Test. There will be a deduction of 1/3 rd mark for every wrong answer and no mark will be deducted for un-attempted questions.

Admit Card

The Admit Card will be prepared at TE and SCERT which can be downloaded by the Candidate / Institution for appearing the Examination. Candidates are advised to bring your admit card at the time Odisha NTSE.


NTSE Odisha 2015-16 Result will be announced after the examination done which is held on November 8, 2015. Candidates can check the result for the same when it is officially announced by the Directorate of Teacher Education & SCERT, Odisha.

For References, Candidates can check below previous year result for Odisha NTSE for Class X. Candidates are advised to visit again for other information and new updates

NTSE First Stage Result 2015 – Orissa is available here.

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