NTSE Examination

NTSE National Talent Search Examination provides a promising opportunity to the students of the 10th standard to catch hold of the auspicious scholarship exam conducted by famously known NCERT for the well-being of students of the 10th standard from all over the country. 

What is NTSE?

NTSE exams are plotted and conducted in two sessions, titled as-: Stage 1 and Stage 2. Moreover, only those candidates who have successfully cracked the initial gate of stage 1 are allowed to appear in the Stage 2 examinations.

NTSE Exam sample papers

National Talent Search Examination Pattern of Exam and Syllabus  

The students should be aware of the NTSE exam pattern and its syllabus before facing the technical exam paper of the National Talent Search Examination.  

NTSE Stage 1

  • NTSE Exam Pattern 

National Talent Search Examination consists of two stages. Stage one consists of exam on the state level. Therefore, candidates who are shortlisted from the first stage of the NTSE exam get the chance to showcase their talent in NTSE’s stage two that is the National-level exam. There are two papers in every stage.. 

 Paper Test Total Questions Total Marks Time Duration
 1. MAT (Mental Ability Test) 100 100 120
 2. SAT(Scholastic Ability Test) 100 100 120
  • NTSE Syllabus

NTSE syllabus is the plot on the CBSE Class 9 and 10, subjects are as follows:

1. Mathematics

2. Physics

3. Chemistry

4. Biology

5. History

6. Geography

7. Political Science

8. Economics

Highlights of NTSE Exam  

 Conducting Body NCERT
 Mode Offline
 Medium English and Hindi
 Duration 120 Minutes (each section)
 Type and Number of Questions Objective Type Questions (Stage I: 200 Questions), (Stage II: 200 Questions)
 Sections 2 Sections; MAT(Mental Ability Test) and SAT (Scholastic Ability Test)

Students who will be eligible for the scholarship their names will be mentioned in the final merit list.

Having a piece of detailed information about the NTSE syllabus along with the NTSE exam pattern will provide students an upper hand in devising a study plan which is effective and helpful.

 NTSE Exam Papers

NTSE Exam Question papers

Moreover, It is also important to jot down that the maximum number of questions in NTSE is framed from the NCERT books. In addition, the syllabus covered under the stage-I and stage-II examination are the same, but the complexities of questions vary. 

Furthermore, students can also prefer the books specialized by the NTSE for integrated preparation. Moreover, previous years’ exam question papers and NTSE sample papers also play an integral part in the NTSE preparation.


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