Odisha NTSE 2020: The application form for Odisha NTSE 2020 has been released on the official website as per the schedule. Each State/UT conducts its own examination. This examination is primarily used to recommend a given number of candidates for the second level test to be conducted by the NCERT. This number is based on the enrolment of students at Classes IX and X in different States/UTs. The candidates are to be recommended on the basis of the merit in the written examination conducted by the States/UTs. Check details of Odisha NTSE 2020 from this page.
Latest: Application form for Odisha NTSE 2020 has been released on the official website. A direct link is given below. Candidates are advised to scroll down to check the same.
Odisha NTSE 2020
The National Talent Search Examination, 2020 will be conducted in two stages.
Stage – I: State Level National Talent Search Examination will be conducted in the month of November 2019 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 May 10, 2020.
Schedule for the Odisha NTSE 2020 for Class X is given below.
|NTSE Event||Important Dates|
|Online filling up of Application Forms by candidates and submission of hard copies in schools by students||01 Aug 2019|
|Last date to submit the application form||25 Aug 2019|
|Submission of countersigned hard copies of Application Forms by the Headmasters / Headmistress to the DEOs.||26 Aug 2019|
|Last date of Submission of countersigned hard copies of Application Forms by the Headmasters / Headmistress to the DEOs.||05 Sep 2019|
|Validation of Application Forms by District Education Office||06-25 Sep 2019|
|Download of Admit Cards by the Candidates||20 Oct- 03 Nov 2019|
|Date of Examination NTSE Level 1||03 Nov 2019|
|Date of NTSE Leve II||10 May 2020|
Odisa NTSE Notification
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has released the notification for National Talent Search Examination 2020. We have provided you the notification in the given below link. Candidates are advised to download it for reference purpose.
Click here to check official notification of NTSE.
The advertisement is also given here-
Candidates aspiring to give the National Talent Search Examination Test can fill up the Online Application Form by logging www.scertodisha.nic.in as per the schedule. The direct link to apply online for Odisha NTSE 2020 has been posted on this page.
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 eleven digit roll number and validate the Online Application Form. The Admit Card will be prepared at TE and SCERT which can be downloaded by the Candidate / Institution for appearing the Examination.
- Click here to apply online for Odisha NTSE 2020.
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- Click Here to Download 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.
Documents to be submitted along with the Hard copy of the Online Application Form
- Caste Certificate, as applicable, for SC / ST candidate issued by the concerned Tahasildar / Additional Tahasildar.
- Disability Certificate for Physically Handicapped candidates issued by the concerned District Medical Board.
- Mark sheet of Class IX annual examination issued by the Head of the Institutions.
Students studying in Class X during 2019-20 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 for General, OBC and Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and 55% for reserved categories (SC, ST, and PH). There shall be no domicile restriction
For ODL students: All students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the Stage – I examination, conducted by the States/UTs, in which the schools are located. Students registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) will also be eligible for scholarship, provided the student is below the age of 18 years (as on 1st July of the particular year), the student is not employed and s/he is appearing in class X examination for the first time.
Admit Card for National Talent Search Examination 2020, few days before the examination, will be available at the official website. The students are must to download the admit card and take a print out of it to carry during the examination. The venue, date and time of the examination will be mentioned on the admit card downloaded by the students.
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.
|NTSE Stages||Mock Test|
Stage I & II: Examination at the State/UT level will comprise three 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|
The qualifying marks is 40% in each individual paper i.e. MAT, SAT and LCT. For reserved category, the qualifying mark is 32% in each paper as per NCERT norms. The Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the total marks secured in MAT and SAT only. 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.
Answer Keys of Odisha National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) for the class X will be published right after the examination. Candidates can check the answer keys form the official website. We will also give you the facility to check the answer keys.
Odisha NTSE Result for class X will be published on the official website in online mode. Candidates can check the result from the official website or directly through the link which is available now after the successful examination. The selected candidates will be able to appear in the National Level Talent Search Examination conducted by NCERT.
Cut Offs of Odisha National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) for class X will be available on the official website. Candidates will be able to check the cut off here as soon as it is available officially.
There are 1000 scholarships for the entire country. Awardees of NTS Examination will receive scholarship up to Ph.D. level in Basic Sciences, Social Sciences and Commerce and Post Graduation level in Engineering, Medicine, Management and Law subject to satisfactory academic progress. The rate of scholarship is indicated below :
- Scholarship of Rs.1250.00 per month for Class XI and XII.
- Scholarship of Rs.2000.00 per month for under graduates and postgraduates.
- Amount of scholarship for Ph.D. in accordance with the UGC norms.
Previous Year Question Paper & Answer Keys
SCERT, Odisha will publish the official answer key of the NTSE Exam. The candidates who will appear for the Odisha National Talent Search Exam 2020, can check the official answer key of the exam from the official website.
Candidates can check the Unofficial Answer Key of NTSE 2018 from the below links.
|Allen||—||Answer Key | Solution||Answer Key|
|FIITJEE||MAT | SAT||Answer Key|
SCERT, Odisha has been published the official answer key of the NTSE Exam. Those candidates who appeared in the Odisha National Talent Search Exam 2017, can check the official answer key of the exam through the link given below.
Check Answer Key 2017: Click Here to check the Official Answer Key of NTSE 2017
Official Website: www.scertodisha.nic.in
For more information of Odisha NTSE 2020 for Class X- Download the official Notification