National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is conducted in two stages. The first stage of the exam was conducted by science Branch of Directorate of Education, Delhi on 18 Dec 2016 for the students of recognized school of Delhi. The students who have declared successful in the examination are eligible to appear for IInd stage NTSE conducted by NCERT in the month of May 2017.

Delhi NTSE 2016 – 2017

First Stage National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2017 which was held on 18 Dec 2016 for the students presently studying in class X in Govt., Govt Aided and Unaided recognized Pvt. schools including KVS, JNV, NDMC, etc. under the jurisdiction of Delhi. The selected students will be nominated for the second stage national talent search examination to be conducted by NCERT

Delhi State Level NTSE Important Dates is given below.

Events Dates
Submission of Application cum Admit Card &
Performa ‘A’ duly filled in by H.O.S in the Science Branch
22 Aug to 09 Sep 2016
Admit Cards to be issued from Sc. Branch by post 25 Oct to 05 Nov 2016
Date of Exam 18 Dec 2016
Result of NTSE Stage I announcement 12 Jan 2017

Delhi NTSE Result – Released

Here is the result of Delhi NTSE 2017 Stage I of the exam that was held on 18 Dec 2016. Check here the merit list of selected candidates of NTSE stage I recommended for NTSE second stage for Delhi State.

Delhi NTSE Answer key

NTSE 2016-17 stage I official answer key has been published. Earlier the NTSE exam was held on 18 Dec 2016. Now candidates are able check the answer key of the same, Direct link to check the answer key is also given below for the sake of candidates.

Delhi State Level NTSE 2016 – 2017 Application Form

Application-cum-Admit Card may be downloaded from website on Public circulars or through the direct link given below.


  • Head of the Schools will get the Application-cum-Admit Card filled by the students in triplicate and fill the Performa ‘A’ in triplicate.
  • 2 copies of Performa ‘A’ & one set of Application-cum-Admit Card is to be submitted by the H.O.S/Principal to the DEO (Science Branch) between 10 A.M. to  3:00 P.M. on working days.
  • The Acknowledgement will be given on the 3rd copy or Performa ‘A’
  • Filled in Application cum Admit Card in duplicate will be retained by the School out of which one Application-cum-Admit Card will be issued 10the student after the receipt of Roll No. & Centre Name from this Branch by post. One copy is to be maintained in the school.
  • Application-cum-Admit Card issued by the school should be attested by the Principal.
  • No student will be issued Roll No. by the School Authority on its own. Other than the Roll Number issued by the Science Branch.
  • Attested Copy of caste/PH certificate is to be attached with the application form. Caste/Catcgoryoncc submitted will not be changed.
  • While filling the application form, percentage of marks is to be filled instead of CGPA.
  • Application sent by Post will not be accepted.
  • Application received after the stipulated date and incomplete applications will not be entertained.

Eligibility Criteria

The students who have secured 60% marks in class IX for general category & 55% marks for reserved Category in the session 2015-16. No income limit is Prescribed.

Delhi NTSE 2015 – 2016 for Class X

NTSE Result & Merit List 2016

Delhi NTSE result 2016 has been declared. A Total of 87 candidates (General-64, SC-15, ST-6, PH-2, ) of Class-X bearing the following roll numbers have been selected on the basis of the merit from Delhi State Level First Stage National Talent Search Examination -2016, held on 08 Nov 2015. These candidates have been recommended to the National Council of Educational Research and Training ,Sri Aurobindo Marg New Delhi for appearing in the second Stage National Talent Search Examination which is to be conducted by the NCERT on 08 May 2016 at the Delhi Centre to be communicated by NCERT.

Category wise merit list of selected candidates of NTSE 1st Stage can also be checked through the link provided below.

NTSE Question Papers & Answer Key

Previous Year Question Papers with Answers

Answer Key (Official) – Revised

NTSE Stage I Examination was held on 8th Nov, 2015 and now the official Revised-Answer key for the same has been released. Candidates can check the revised answer key which is mentioned below.


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