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NTSE 2015 Cut off for Final Selection under General Category is 76.72 Marks

It is now officially declared that General Category cut off for the final selection in NTSE Stage II 2015 is 76.72. In order to be considered for merit, students from General Category and Reserved Category (SC/ST/PH) required to qualify with score minimum 40% and minimum 35% respectively in each MAT, SAT and LCT separately.

And for the copy of final answer key of MAT, SAT and LCT, payment of Rs. 6 (Rs 2/page) needs to be done in the form of Demand Draft (DD) or Indian Postal Order (IPO) in favor of Secretary, NCERT, New Delhi payable at New Delhi.

NTSE 2015 Cut Off

Rajasthan leads with highest selections in NTSE 2015

NTSE Result 2015 Rajasthan

After proving its excellence in Engineering & Medical Entrance examinations of the country, now Rajasthan is leading even in the National talent Search Examination. This year, 130 students have been selected in NTSE from the state, which is the highest among any state of India. On the other hand, Rajasthan stands 3rd in the percentage of students selected from the 1st round from those who appeared. Delhi and Chandigarh lie ahead of Rajasthan in percentage of highest selections.

Selections in 1st Round

As far as the numbers are concerned, the highest amount of students selected from the 1st round in any particular state is from Uttar Pradesh where 802 students qualified for the 2nd round of NTSE. 2nd comes Maharashtra with 390 selections, 3rd is West Bengal with 299, whereas 293 and 274 students were selected to appear in the 2nd round from Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan, respectively.

Going by Percentage

In Stage 2 If we go by percentage, Chandigarh has the highest percentage of selections (61.54%) with 8 students out of 13 selected for the prestigious NTSE scholarship, followed by Delhi where 49 out of 86 students are selected (56.98%). Third comes Rajasthan where out of the 274 students who appeared for the 2nd round, 130 have been selected (47.45%). Haryana, Odisha and Punjab had 39.22%, 34.38% and 33.33% students, respectively, selected out of the total appeared.

About NTSE

The 1st round of NTSE is conducted by the respective State Boards for the 10th pass students. The exam was organized in November 2014 followed by the 2nd round which was conducted in May 2015. The results of the 2nd round were announced in September. The students selected after the 2nd round would receive a monthly scholarship of Rs 1250 in their 11th and 12th and Rs 2000 every month during their further studies till their research degree.

Kota’s Contribution

Out of the total students selected from Rajasthan, 55-60 are studying in Kota for the preparation of competitive examinations. This yet again proves Kota as the best hub for education.

State-Wise Selection in NTSE 2015
State Number of Selections State Number of Selections
Rajasthan 130 kerala 31
Maharashtra 103 Jharkhand 22
Uttar Pradesh 69 West Bangal 22
Karnataka 63 Gujarat 21
Madhya Pradesh 53 Chhattisgarh 17
Delhi 49 Andhra Pradesh 12
Odisha 44 Uttarakhand 10
Haryana 40 Bihar 8
Tamil Nadu 39 Chandigarh 8
Telangana 37 Himachal Pradesh 6
Punjab 36 Assam 1