Karnataka NTSE 2016 – 2017

The National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X is meant to identify and nurture talent. The Karnataka NTSE Exam is conducted every year at two levels :- Stage I at State Level and Stage II at National Level.

Schedule of Events

Activity Date
Last date of submission of Application Form 24 Sep 2016
Date of 1st Level Examination 06 Nov 2016

Karnataka NTSE Result

NTSE 1st level exam for class 10th was held on 06 Nov 2016. Now the result of National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X has been declared. Candidates can check the result on the official website or on this page below.

To Check Karnataka NTSE ResultCLICK HERE

Karnataka NTSE Cut-Off Marks

Note:- LCT marks will not be included for selection.

Karnataka NTSE Answer key

Admit Card

Important Note:- Students / Parents / School Heads are requested to collect NTSE exam admit card from respective Block Education Office (BEO).

The Examination will be conducted in three sessions on the same day

  • Paper I : General Mental Ability Test (GMAT) 50 questions for 50 Marks
  • Paper II : English Language Comprehension Test (ELCT) 50 questions of 50 Marks.
  • Paper III : Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 100 questions of 100 Marks

Application Form

Interested candidates can download the application form from the official website or through the direct link given below.

The filled in application form has to be sent to the concerned Centre Superintendent (BEO) for the Examination and should not be sent to DSERT Directly. Applications also available at DSERT WEB SITE. http://dsert.kar.nic.in

Eligibility & Reservation

Any regular student of 10th Standard shall be eligible to appear in the National Talent Search Examination. Eligibility marks to apply : 55% for General and 45% for SC/ST Candidates, in 9th Standard Annual Examination.

National Level

This examination was conducted by NCERT, New Delhi for those who qualify on the basis of state level written test, which will be held on 14 May 2017 in Bengaluru.

Karnataka NTSE 2015 – 2016 for Class X

Karnataka NTSE Result & Merit List

NTSE Stage I Result / Merit list has been declared by Department of State Educational Research and Training, earlier NTSE Stage I exam was held on 08 Nov 2015. Candidates who appeared for the exam can check the result 7 Merit list from the link provided below.

NCERT, New delhi shall dispatch the Admission letter to the Eligible candidates through Speed Post in the last week of March / first week of April 2016 at the address given in the application form given at the State Level. National Level NTSE was held on 08 May 2016.

Get NTSE Stage I Result & Merit list here:-

Qualifying Marks

For General Category 40% marks in each paper
For SC / ST / PH Category 35%

Language Test is qualifying in nature and marks obtained for Language Test will not be counted for final merit.

At Stage-II (National Level) Exam, there will be negative marking in each paper. For each wrong answer 1/3rd marks will be deducted. No marks will be deducted for un attempted questions.

Karnataka NTSE Cut Offs

Karnataka NTSE

Karnataka NTSE Answer Key

Karnataka NTSE 2016 exam was held on 08 Nov 2015 and now the Official Revised Answer Key for the same has been published. Candidates can check the answer key which is provided below.

Karnataka NTSE

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