Pondicherry National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2018 – 2019- Directorate of School Education, Pondicherry had conducted the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2018 – 2019 for class X students. The Answer key of NTSE is available here for the candidates after examination. The complete details of Pondicherry NTSE 2018- 2019 application form, admit card, exam date, result and other information are given below.

Latest: Question paper and Answer Key for NTSE 2018-19 has been released, scroll down to check the same.

Pondicherry NTSE 2018-2019

The first stage National Talent Search (NTS) Written Examination (State Level) is conducted by the Directorate of School Education, Puducherry launched by the MHRD, New Delhi in order to identify the talented students and nurture them. Then, based on the merit list of this written examination 10 students [8-General, 2-SC(origin)] allotted to our State will be eligible to participate in the Second Stage written examination (National Level) conducted by the NCERT, New Delhi. The students selected in the Second Stage Written Examination (National Level) conducted by the NCERT, New Delhi will receive a scholarship from the NCERT, New Delhi.

The Government of Puducherry awards Rs. 5,000/- for the students selected in the State Level Examination and `.10,000/- for students selected in the National Level Examination as one-time incentive.

Schedule for Pondicherry NTSE 2018-2019 is given below.

NTSE Event Important Dates
The last date to submit the application form 06 Sep 2018
Issue of Admit Card 29 Oct 2018
Date of Stage I exam 04 Nov 2018
Date of Stage II exam 12 May 2019

Question Paper & Answer Key

The Answer Key & Paper for Pondicherry NTSE 2018 – 2019 has been published online by the official authorities. The answer key has been released in a PDF Format and will contain the answer to all the questions asked in the exam. The candidates can estimate their score through the answer key of NTSE. The link to check the answer key has been provided here after examination.

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Eligibility to appear in the examination

  • All students of Class X studying in State / Central Government recognized schools are eligible.
  • The National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) awardees are also eligible.
  • The National Talent Search (NTS) Scholarship awardees are not eligible.

Application Form

Application Forms was downloaded from the official website of Directorate of School Education, Pondicherry. Interested & eligible students can submit the application form on or before the last date. Students also download the application form of Pondicherry NTSE 2018 – 2019 through the direct link which was activated here.

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Admit Card

Candidates can collect their admit card from the Superintendent/ Head of concerned School (Examination Centre) at the district. Level to appear for the examination.

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

Result

Pondicherry NTSE Result 2018 – 2019 will be declared by the Directorate of School Education, Pondicherry. The examination will be held in the month of November 2018. Candidates can check the result from the official website of Directorate of School Education, Pondicherry. The link to check the result will be provided after examination.

Cut Off

Cut off the list for Pondicherry NTSE 2018 – 2019 for Class X will be updated here after the declaration of the result. We will update the same here for the ease of candidates.

Instruction to Candidates

  • A Photo duly attested by the Head of the School should be pasted on the space provided in the Application Form.
  • Hall Ticket will be sent to the candidates through their school. Affix passport size photo and get it attested from the Head of the School.
  • Reach the Examination Centre at least Half-an-hour before the commencement of the Examination and occupy the seat that bears your Register Number.
  • Do not take Calculator, Clarke’s Table or any kind of ready reckoner to the Examination Hall.
  • Write your Register Number, as given in the Hall Ticket on the OMR Sheet and on the cover page of the Question Booklets in the space provided.
  • DO NOT Write your name in any part of the Question Booklet or the OMR Sheet.
  • Follow the instructions of the Invigilator strictly during the examination.
  • Hand over your OMR sheet, Question Booklets and Hall Ticket to the Invigilator before leaving the Hall.

Pondicherry NTSE 2017 – 2018

Question Paper & Answer Key

The Answer Key & Paper for Pondicherry NTSE 2017 – 2018 has been published online by the official authorities. The answer key has been released as a pdf file and will contain the answer to all the questions asked in the exam. The candidates will be able to estimate their score through the answer key of NTSE. The link to check it is also be provided on this page.

Pondicherry NTSE 2016 – 2017

Question Paper & Answer Key

Question paper & Answer key of Pondicherry National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2016 – 2017 is now available for the candidates. The direct link to check the same is also  provided here for the candidates.

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