About NTSE Jharkhand Exam, & Selection procedure

About NTSE Jharkhand Exam, & Selection procedure


About NTSE Jharkhand Exam, & Selection procedure        

National Talent Search Exam: 


NTSE is an examination and scholarship scheme. The NTSE Selection Procedure is a two-stage selection process for awarding scholarships to students. At Stage-I, a selection is done at State or UT level through a written examination. After qualifying Stage-I a student appears for Stage-II, which is conducted by NCERT at a national level. Every student who scores the required number of marks at Stage-II is eligible for the scholarship program.

Important dates related to NTSE:



Jharkhand NTSE Stage 1 exam held on

November 5, 2018

Declaration of stage 1 result

February 12, 2018

NTSE Stage 2 exam to be held on

May 13, 2018

Declaration of NTSE Jharkhand Stage 2 result

August 2018


NTSE Jharkhand Stage 1 Cut Off Scores:

Candidates can check NTSE Jharkhand cut off scores for various categories in the below table.


Cut Off Scores 2016-17

Cut Off Scores 2015-16




Schedule Caste (SC)



Schedule Tribe (ST)



Physically Handicapped (PH)




NTSE Exam Pattern 2018:


The stage 1 exam of NTSE 2018 was conducted by the respective states and UTs on November 4 and 5, 2018 in an offline mode. For stage 1 and stage 2 exam of NTSE 2018, there will be three tests as mentioned below –

  • Mental Ability Test (MAT) – The written test MAT of NTSE 2018 will be based on 50 objective type questions for one mark each. Candidates will be provided 45 minutes to attempt the test.
  • Language Aptitude Test (LAT) – The second paper will be of a language test for English or Hindi as selected by the candidate. There will be 50 questions for the language paper carrying a total of 50 marks and the time duration will be 45 minutes.
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) – The paper III of NTSE 2018 will be a scholastic aptitude test for a total of 100 marks and will be carrying 100 questions.
  • For stage 1, there will be no negative marking.
  • In Stage 2 examination, the examination pattern has been modified by NCERT. The NTSE Stage 2 exam will comprise of two papers. Paper 1-Mental Ability test and Paper 2- Scholastic Aptitude Test. The NTSE 2018 Stage 2 exam will be held on May 13, 2018. There will be no paper on Language Test. Each paper will consist of 100 questions. Also, there will be no negative marking in both the papers. Only those candidates qualifying in both the papers separately will be considered for merit.

    Details on NTSE Jharkhand Result 2018:

JAC conducted NTSE Jharkhand stage 1 on November 5, 2017. A total of 90 students are selected for NTSE Stage 2, which will be held on May 13, 2018. The NTSE result 2018 Jharkhand will comprise the following details:

  • Roll Number

  • District

  • Address of School

  • School Code

  • Gender

  • Area

  • Category

  • MAT marks

  • SAT marks

  • Overall marks.

Center Address:

Jharkhand Kendriya Vidyalaya CCL

Rajendra Nagar Ranchi

P.O-Hehal Ranchi