Daman & Diu National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2017- 2018 : NTSE for Students studying in Class X is meant to identify the nurture talent. The examination is conducted every year at two levels: Stage-I (State Level) and Stage-ll (National Level). Stage – I exam has been conducted on November 05, 2017. Candidates can check the complete information of Daman & Diu NTSE 2017- 2018 application process, eligibility criteria and other information on this page below.

Latest: Merit list of NTSE 2017 has been released. Check it through the link given below.

Daman & Diu NTSE 2017 – 2018 for Class X

Stage – I exam for Daman & Diu NTSE 2017 – 2018 for Class X has been conducted successfully on November 05, 2017.

 Stages Events Date
Last date for Submission of Application form 07 Sep 2017
Examination in mizoram,Meghalaya,
Nagaland and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
04 Nov 2017
Examination in other States & UT’s 05 Nov 2017
Examination in other States & UT’s 13 May 2017

Daman & Diu NTSE 2017 – 2018 Result

Daman & Diu NTSE 2017 – 2018 Result has been declared on the official website of exam conducting body. Earlier the examination was held on 05 Nov 2017. Candidates can check the result from the official website. The link to check the result is also available here for the ease of candidates.

Result: Click here to view merit list of NTSE 2017.

Daman & Diu NTSE 2017 – 2018 Answer key

Answer key for Daman & Diu NTSE 2017 – 2018 will be available on the official website of exam conducting body. Answer keys will be in PDF form and contain the correct answer of all the questions asked in the exam. Candidates can check answer keys from here after the official announcement.

Daman & Diu NTSE 2017 – 2018 Question Paper

Daman & Diu NTSE 2017 – 2018 Question Paper will be published for Class X Stage – I exam which was successfully conducted on November 05, 2017. Candidates who have appeared ion the exam can download the Question paper from here as per the official announcement.

Application Form

The application forms can be downloaded directly from the official NCERT website (www.ncert.nic.in) and also from the direct link provided below. Candidates are advised must ensure their eligibility and other conditions before filling the downloaded Application form.

  • Application Process is over now..!!

Application fee –

  • General Students – Rs 75
  • SC/ST Students – Rs 55


All students of Class X studying in recognised schools are eligible to appear for the Stage-l
examination, conducted by the States/UTs, in which the schools are located. There will be no domicile

Admit Card

Admit Card will be sent to chief superintendent of the examination centre after allotting the Roll Numbers. Candidates can collect the Admit Card from the Centre Superintendent of the examination centre at least one week before the examination.

Exam pattern

The pattern of written examination will be as follows. The examination will comprise of two parts, namely

  • Mental Ability Test (MAT)
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), which also includes Language Comprehensive Test & Aptitude separately.
Test Type No. of Questions Segment wise Break Up Duration (in minutes)
Mental Ability Test (MAT) 50 45
Language Test (LT) 50 English 50 items or Hindi 50 items 45
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 100 40 Science, 20 Maths & 40 Social Science 90

Each question carries 1 mark.

All questions in the booklets are objective type.


Daman & Diu NTSE result 2017-2018 will be declared after the examination. Candidates can check the examination result from the official website of NCERT or through the direct link will be posted below after the announcement of result.

Selection Procedure

Stage-I selection will be done by States/UTs and those who qualify Stage-I, will be eligible to appear for Stage-II examination, conducted by NCERT.

Qualifying Marks – Qualifying marks for candidates from General category 40% in each paper and for candidates from SC, ST and PH is 32% in each paper


About one thousand scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows:

  • Scholarship of Rs.1250- per month for Class-XI to XII
  • Scholarship of Rs.2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post-graduates.
  • Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. is fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.

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