What is the full form of NTSE ?

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What is the full form of NTSE ?

The full form of NTSE is National Talent Search Examination. NTSE is a national level exam conducted by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for granting scholarships to the meritorious students studying in class 10th. And it is held for 10th standard students and the exam is conducted in two stages – NTSE Stage-I and NTSE stage-II.

NTSE Stage-I is a state-level exam conducted by all the Indian states and UTs. 

NTSE stage II is conducted for those students who clear the first stage. As mentioned earlier, only those who qualify in NTSE stage 1 will be eligible to write the Stage II exam. 

full form of NTSE

Basic information about NTSE 

objective of With these scholarships, students will be able to continue their education in their desired stream. NTSE scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the overall performance of students in both the stages of the examination.

Acronym NTSE 

Purpose of NTSE- organizing NTSE is to award scholarships to potential candidates who are aspiring to pursue higher education in the field of Science or Social Studies.

Type-Pen and paper based

Conducting By-NCERT

Subjects asked in NTSE- Math’s, science, Mental ability and social science 

Full Marks paper- NTSE exam pattern for Stage 1 & Stage 2 is divided into two parts as SAT & MAT. There will be 100 questions each in both MAT and SAT (Science-40, Maths-20, Social science-40).

Offered Once a year

NTSE Exam Qualifying Marks

40% Marks in each paper for General category students.

32% Marks in each paper for SC, ST & PH category students.

NTSE Reservation


Schedule Caste15%

Scheduled Tribe7.5%

Person with Disability3%

NTSE recourses at Entrancei 

Entrancei consist of lots of academic recourses for NTSE which includes previous year papers, sample papers for NTSE, Questions MCQ based, and subject notes for NTSE. 

NTSE Sample papers

NTSE Previous year papers

NTSE MCQ based questions

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