West Bengal NTSE 2021 for Class X: The final answer key for West Bengal NTSE 2021 Stage 1 exam has been released. Directorate of School Education, West Bengal has been released the final answer key for the stage 1 exam at scholarships.wbsed.gov.in. West Bengal NTSE 2021 Stage 1 exam was held on January 24, 2021. Exam date for Stage 2 will be declared after conduction of State I Examination. West Bengal NTSE is a State Level National Talent Search Examination for the students of class X or for those who appeared at the 10th level examination. West Bengal NTSE 2021 application form, admit card, exam date, answer key, result date and other information regarding NTSE are mentioned below.
Latest: The final answer key for West Bengal NTSE 2021 Stage 1 exam has been released. Scroll down to check it.
West Bengal NTSE Stage 1 2021 Exam
West Bengal NTSE is conducted by Government of West Bengal Directorate of School Education Bikash Bhavan. This is a talent search examination conducted for class x students every year. Candidates can check the important dates below.
Schedule for the West Bengal NTSE 2021 is given below.
|Start date for receipt of filled application form||05 Nov 2020|
|Last date for submission of Application Fees|
08 Dec 2020
|Download of Admit Card||10 Jan – 22 Jan 2021|
|Date for Stage I Exam|
24 Jan 2021
|Release of Official Answer Key||Released|
|Release of final answer key||12 Feb 2021|
|Date for Stage II Exam||to be announced|
West Bengal NTSE Stage 1 2021 Answer Key
The final answer key for West Bengal NTSE 2021 Stage 1 exam has been released. This final answer key is prepared on the basis of feedback received from stakeholders. Candidates can also note that only some options mentioned in the Final answer key are changed, whereas other answers are the same as published in the tentative answer key. Candidates can check the answer key from the official website or through the direct link given below.
Final Answer Key
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Provisional Answer Key
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Unofficial Answer Key
West Bengal NTSE 2021 Admit Card for Stage 1
Admit Card for NTSE Stage 1 2021 has issued on the official website, which is scholarships.wbsed.gov.in. Those candidates who have fill their application before the last date, they can download the NTSE Stage-I Admit card. To download the NTSE 2021 Admit Card for Stage 1, candidates have to enter the registration number and password. The direct link to download the same is provided below.
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Admit Card: Click here to download the West Bengal NTSE 2021 Admit Card for Stage 1.
West Bengal NTSE 2021 Admit Card for Stage 1 Release Date Notice
West Bengal NTSE 2020 – 2021 Stage 1 Exam Dates (Revised)
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West Bengal NTSE 2020 – 2021 Application Form Deadline Extended
West Bengal NTSE 2021 Notification
The notification related to application Form for West Bengal NTSE 2020-2021 is released by NTSE on the official website or a direct link to check the same is provided below.
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West Bengal NTSE 2021 Application Form
Application Form of West Bengal NTSE 2021 is available at the official website. Candidates have to fill their Application form online on or before the last date of application form. The direct link to fill the application form is given below.
Application Process is over now.
Application Form: Click here to apply online for West Bengal NTSE 2021.
User Manual: Click here to check the notice regarding filling the online application form.
Instructions to fill the Application Form online
Step 1 : Click on the ‘New User Register Here’ link and fill up the personal details along with one Mobile number (a Mobile number and email Id used once, could not be used the second time for registration) and register. A registration number will be generated which should be noted down along with the password given to log in to the system in future.
- Log in to your account using registration number and password.
- Edit the form and fill in other details and upload scanned copy of your passport size photograph. The image file for photograph should be in .jpeg/jpg format and maximum size limit is 20KB. Save the form. The form may be edited in till it is locked by you.
- Once the form is filled in with correct particulars and complete in all respect, the same should be locked. A printout of the filled-in application along with the format for Certificate from the Head of the School/Institution (HOI) should be taken out.
Step 3 :
- Applicant has to take out the printed application form and Certificate to the Head of the School/Institution (HOI) where he/she is studying and get the Certificate signed with official seal and upload the signed Certificate to his/her account along with scanned copies of:
- Caste Certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if applicable
- Disability Certificate (40% and above disability must be certified by the Competent Medical Board of the State Govt./Central Govt.), if applicable
- Parental gross annual income certificate (under non-creamy layer) only in case of OBC candidates as per Central Govt. norms for the last financial year (April 01, 2019 to March 31, 2020) issued by the Competent Authority [Employer’s Certificate in case of salaried person of Govt. and Govt. aided organization and for others from competent authority not below the rank of Jt. B.D.O / Executive Officer (In case of Corporation and Municipality area)].
- The documents must be duly authenticated by the concerned School Authority. The maximum size of each scanned document should be 100KB.
- Then Press ‘Finalise application’ Button. Without finalization, On-line form fill up of a candidate will not be completed and admit card cannot be generated.
- Caste Certificate and Disability Certificate(s) are required only for the SC/ST and Physically Disabled candidates respectively. The application submission is complete only when the Certificate from HOI and other required documents are uploaded, else the candidature of the applicant will be canceled.
- The rejected applicant will get an opportunity to rectify the application by December 06, 2020.
- The candidature of the applicant may be canceled at any stage of the examination process without any reference if any false/incorrect information is found in the filled-in application form of the said candidate. Further application form with incomplete/irrelevant information/ photograph/ scanned certificates is liable to be summarily rejected.
- Notification for downloading Online Admit Card will be notified on Notice Section. Please visit scholarship portal for the same and any further information relating the examination.
West Bengal NTSE 2021 Eligibility Criteria
All students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the Stage I examination, conducted by the State/ UTs in which the schools are located. There will be no domicile restriction.
- Students of class X of any affiliated and recognized school under W.B.B.S.E./W.B.B.M.E./I.C.S.E./C.B.S.E in West Bengal securing 50% and above marks for General and Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and [40% and above marks for S.C/S.T/OBC (as per Central Govt. norms)/ Physically Disabled Candidates] in the final examination of class IX are eligible to appear at State level NTSE, 2021.
- Students who have registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) under NIOS / West Bengal Council of Rabindra Open Schooling and secured 50% for General and EWS candidate and above marks in the pre-10th level examination [40% and above marks for SC/ST/OBC of Central List(Non-creamy layer) / Physically Disabled Candidates] will also be eligible to appear at the examination provided the student is below the age of 18 years (as on 1st July, 2020), the student is not employed and he/she will appear at class 10th level examination for the first time. In case of Study Centres under ODL mode, the Coordinator or Authorized person shall authenticate the required particulars of the candidates mentioning approval number, code etc. of the Study Centre.
- E.W.S. Candidates must submit certificates of EWS, otherwise they will be treated as general.
- It may be noted that OBC applicants only under Non-Creamy Layer of income group (as per Central Government norms) and also belong to OBC category of Central List will be treated as OBC for this examination and for getting scholarship. The OBC applicants not belonging to Central List will apply as General. Please refer details given on www.ncbc.nic.in/user_ panel/centralliststateview.aspc regarding the Central list of OBC.
West Bengal NTSE 2021 Exam Pattern
Stage I & II: Examination at the State/UT level will comprise papers i.e
|Papers||Test||No of questions||marks||Duration|
|Paper-I||Mental Ability Test (MAT)||100||100||120 minutes|
|Paper-II||Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)||100||100||120 minutes|
- All questions in the booklet for stage-I examination are objective type.
- Each question carries one mark.
- There is no negative marking in the said examination.
- At Stage II There will be a negative marking.
West Bengal NTSE 2021 Mock Test
Candidates are advised to take the mock test for the preparation of NTSE examination. It helps in getting the idea of Exam pattern and also help in management of time for answering the question in the test. You can access the below link to start the mock test and study calmly.
West Bengal NTSE 2021 Result
The result of West Bengal NTSE 2021 will be released in online mode on the official website. Candidates can check the result using the link provided below as per official announcement. The result is published in the form of pdf file. The Merit list for West Bengal NTSE 2021 is released by Directorate of School Education, Government of West Bengal. The students who appeared in the examination can check their names in merit list from the official site of West Bengal NTSE or from our page.
West Bengal NTSE 2021 Cutoff
Cut Off for West Bengal NTSE 2021 will be available on the official website of exam conducting body. Candidates can check the NTSE 2021 Cut Off from here as per official announcement. Cut off will release after the declaration of the result. Candidates are advised to check here for knowing the cutoff. A direct link will be available here. We will be providing the cut off here on our page for the ease of the candidate.
West Bengal NTSE other Information
Type of School /Institution
- Government: A Government school is that which is run by the State Government or Central Government or Public Sector Undertaking or an Autonomous Organization completely financed by the Government.
- Local Body: A Local Body school is that which is run by Panchayati Raj and Local Body institution such as Zilla Parishad, Municipal Corporation, Municipal Committee and Notified Area Authority Committee and Cantonment Board.
- Private Aided: A Private Aided school is that which is run by an individual or a private organization and receives grant from Government or Local Body.
- Private Unaided: A Private Unaided School is that which is managed by an individual or a private organization and does not receive any grant either from Government or Local Body.
West Bengal NTSE Previous year Question Paper
Previous year question paper of West Bengal NTSE is provided below. Candidates can find the link for WB NTSE Question papers from below.
|2018 – 2019||MAT | SAT|
|2017 – 18||Click Here|
|2016 – 17||Click Here|
|2015 – 16||Click Here|
|2014 – 15||Click Here|
|2013 – 14||Click Here|
West Bengal NTSE Previous year Answer Key
Previous year Answer Keys of West Bengal NTSE is provided below. Candidates who have appeared in the NTSE Exam can access the links for below.
West Bengal NTSE 2019-2020 Answer Key
- Click here to check the Final Answer Key of West Bengal NTSE 2020
West Bengal NTSE 2018-2019 Answer Key
- Click Here to check the Final Answer key for West Bengal NTSE 2018-19
- Click Here to check the West Bengal NTSE 2018-19 Answer Key.
- Click Here to check notice regarding West Bengal NTSE 2018 Answer Key.
West Bengal NTSE 2017-2018 Answer Key
West Bengal NTSE 2016-2017
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