National Talent Search Exam:
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a scholarship program which was introduced by NCERT in 1961 as an initiative to identify and promote academic talent. While it was started only for the students of Delhi, today NTSE is the most prestigious national-level scholarship exam conducted at secondary school level.
NTSE is conducted in two stages for the students of class 10. 1000 scholarships are awarded every year out of which 250 are reserved for SC, ST and physically challenged students.
For a candidate to be eligible to take NTSE 2018, he must fulfill the following criteria.
Students registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) are also eligible for NTSE, given that they are under 18 years of age, are not employed and are appearing for class 10 examination for the first time.
NTSE is conducted in two stages, Stage-1 and Stage-2, the details of which are mentioned below.
The question paper is divided into two sections – Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SAT).
MAT: The questions in this section are designed to judge the ability to think, the power of reasoning, ability to judge, evaluate, visualize in space, etc. Questions are asked from series, analogies, pattern perception, classification, coding-decoding, problem-solving, hidden figures, block assembly, etc.
SAT: The questions in this section are further divided into language test and test for science, math, and social sciences. The language test will consist of questions either from English or Hindi (as selected by the user).
Note: SAT and MAT questions are asked in both NTSE Stage-1 and Stage-2. However, the language test is omitted in NTSE Stage-2. Stage-2 has 100 questions each from SAT and MAT.
Important Dates related to NTSE Delhi Result 2018:
|Date of NTSE 2018 Stage 1 Exam||November 5, 2017|
|A result of NTSE Delhi 2018 Stage 1 announced||March 12, 2018|
|An announcement of NTSE Delhi Cutoff 2018||March 12, 2018|
|NTSE 2018 Stage 2 Exam||May 13, 2018|