“DERT (Directorate of Educational Research and Training), Shillong has recently released official notification for State level NTS exam stage-1.”
NTSE is an abbreviated term for National Talent Search Exam. This exam is conducted in two stages, the NTSE Stage-1 is being conducted on State Level by respective State Education Board of Schools & the NTSE Stage-2 by NCERT, Delhi. Total 1000 students are selected through NTS exam & all the selected students are provided a monthly scholarship for their further studies up to Post Graduate level.
- All students currently studying in class 10th from any recognized school under Meghalaya State Education Board.
- NMMSS (National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme) awardees are also eligible for the NTS exam 2018-19.
- Students must have minimum 60% (for General & 55% for Rest categories) in class 9th.
- The maximum age is restricted to 18 years only (as on 1st July 2018).
The State Level NTSE exam will have two test papers –
- MAT (Mental Ability Test) &
- SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
Both the papers weigh 100 questions each with 1 marks for each right question and exam duration will be 120 minutes (& 150 minutes for Differently abled students). There is no particular syllabus for the exam but syllabi of class 9th & 10th are recommended.
- Last date for submitting Application Form: 28th September 2018
- Expected Date for NTSE Admit Card release: 24th October 2018
- NTSE Stage-1 Exam Date: 03rd November 2018
- NTSE Stage-2 Exam Date: 12th May 2019 (As Expected)
Download Application Form for NTSE Stage-1 from HERE
Check the Official notification for All related information i.e. Expected Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Required Documents etc…