National Talent Search Scheme started in the year 1963. The purpose of the scheme is to identify talented students and nurture them. This year NCERT is conducting National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X. Candidates can check the complete information of Maharashtra NTSE 2018 for class X Question Paper, Answer Key, Result, Cut Off, application process, eligibility criteria and other information through this page below.

Latest: Maharastra NTSE 2018 – 19 unofficial answer key is now available to download. Access the link provided below.

Maharashtra NTSE 2018

The NTSE 2018 Exam is going to be as per scheduled date. Candidates can check the Question paper, Answer key, Solutions, Results and Cut off from below.

Schedule for the Maharashtra NTSE 2018- 2019 is given below:

NTSE Event Important Dates
Allotment of Application Form without late fee is 150/- 16 Aug to 14 Sep 2018
Allotment of Application Form with late fee is 275/- 15 Sep to 22 Sep 2018
Last date to submit the application form with fee 400/-(when student is responsible) 24 Sep 2018 to 29 Sep 2018
Last date to submit the application form with fee 525/-(when School/Institute is responsible)
Date of Stage I exam (State Level) Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands 03 Nov 2018
Examination in All Other States and Union Territories except 04 Nov 2018
Date of Stage II exam (National Level) Examination in All States and Union Territories except Maharashtra 12 May 2019

Answer Key

The Unofficial Answer key for the National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) has been released by the Aakash and ALLEN Institutes. It is uploaded after the successful completion of NTSE 2018 Examination. On the basis of NTSE 2018 Answer Key, the result will be available as per schedule. Candidates are able to check the Unofficial Answer key from the direct link provided below.

Unofficial Answer Key:

Institutes Question Paper (MAT, SAT) MAT SAT
Allen                   – Answer Key | Solution Answer Key |Solution
Aakash Question Paper Answer Key | Solution
FIITJEE  MAT | SAT Answer Key & Solution Answer Key & Solution

Application Form

Application Forms is available online at the official website. Before filling the application form, candidates must ensure their eligibility. Candidates who have registered on or before the last date of registration can now apply for particular exam. To do so candidates have to fill up the application form which will be available on particular date and last date to apply for the same is September 15, 2018. Candidates are given leniency to submit the form late, but with late fee.

Application Form: Candidates can fill the Application Form by Clicking Here.

For details on how to fill the Application Form, Click Here.

Application Fee

Admit Card

Maharashtra NTSE 2018 Admit Card will be released on the official website. If the Authenticated Admit card is lost, a duplicate Authenticated Admit Card will not be issued. It should be retained till the admission process is over. Candidates can download it from the official website or through the direct link which will be provided below.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any regular student of Class x in academic session 2018 – 2019 can appear in this examination. He must have passed IX class securing at least 60% marks (Gen. Category) or 55% (SC/ST/CWSN) in 2017-18 from any recognized School in HP. Attach the attested copy of marks sheet of Class IX.
  • Student who have registered under Open Distance Learning Programme are also eligible provided he/she is below 18 years age and is not employed.

Exam Pattern

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

Question Paper

The Question Paper of National Talent Search Examination 2018 will be available here when it will be released. As National Talent Search Examination announced the NTSE 2018 Question Paper it will be updated soon.


The Result of National Talent Search Examination 2018 will be declared after the successful completion of the examination. Results of National Talent Search Examination NTSE 2018 will also be given below. You can check the result here or on the official website.


Other Information


Maharashtra NTSE Answer Key 2016 – 2017

Check Answer Key:

  • Click Here to check the final answer key for Maharashtra NTSE SAT 2017.
  • Click Here to check the final answer key for Maharashtra NTSE MAT 2017.
  • Click Here to check notice regarding Answer Key.

Maharashtra NTSE 2016 – 2017

Maharashtra NTSE Result – Phase I Announced

The Maharashtra NTSE First Stage Result 2016 has been announced the exam authorities. The candidates can check the result by using the direct link provided below.

Maharashtra NTSE First Stage Result 2016 – 2017 – Click here to check NTSE Result by entering Seat No. and School Code.

Maharashtra NTSE Answer key – Final

NTSE 2016-17 stage I Final answer key is prepared by the exam conducting body. Official answer key of SAT and MAT have been updated for Maharashtra NTSE 2016 – 2017. NTSE 1st level exam for class 10th was held on 06 Nov 2016. Candidates can check the official answer key below.

To check official Final answer keys in pdf Format, Click here.

For more detail of Maharashtra NTSE 2018-2019 – Download Official Notification.

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