National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Meghalaya will be conducted on November 02, 2019. NCERT conducts NTSE examination for all Indian states and Union Territories (UTs). NCERT recently released the official NTSE 2019-20 notification.
The mode of examination is offline mode or pen-paper based. It is a multiple-choice type question exam and is available in the following languages: Assamese, Bangla, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
NTSE Meghalaya Eligibility Criteria
Students of class 10th from any recognized board in India are eligible to appear for NTSE. Students who are enrolled in Open Distance Learning (ODL) are also eligible to take NTSE.
Students must also fulfill the below-given conditions:
- Should be below 18 years in age (as on 1st July 2019)
- Should not be employed
- Should be appearing in Class 10th examination for the first time
NTSE Meghalaya Application Process and Fee
Students studying in Class 10th should keep an eye on any advertisement in the newspapers or circulars in the school by Meghalaya government for NTSE Meghalaya Application Form details. Interested students can collect the application form from the Liaison officer of Meghalaya once they are available.
NCERT is going to release a notification for the beginning of the application process in August 2019. The filled-in form should be signed by the school Principal before the last date of submission. The last date of submitting the form is expected to be in September 2019.
The last date should be kept in mind by the students as well as the Principals of the respective schools. There’s no need to send the application form to NCERT.
The application fee is decided by the respective State/UT, and students must keep the following points in mind:
- Each state or union territory has its fee structure for NTSE Stage 1.
- Students must check with their state advertisement or circular to get details on the NTSE exam fee.
NTSE Meghalaya Conducting Body Details
Directorate of Educational Research and Training (DERT) is responsible for conducting NTSE Meghalaya. Any information or enquiry for Meghalaya exam centers can be made from the State Liaison Officer of Meghalaya.
Following are other important details like the name of the officer, contact number, and e-mail address:
|Name of State Liaison Officer||Contact Number||Website|
|Smt. Margarette C. Blah
Selection Grade Lecturer
Directorate of Educational Research and Training
(DERT), Laitmukhrah Nongrimmaw, Shillong – 793011 (Meghalaya)
NTSE Meghalaya Exam Pattern
NTSE is divided into two sections – Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SAT). They are further divided into 100 questions of 100 marks each. Questions from both sections are asked in NTSE Stage 1 and 2. For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded and there is no negative marking.
MAT: The questions in this section are designed to judge the ability to think, power of reasoning, ability to judge, evaluate, visualise in space, etc.
SAT: The questions in this section are divided into Science, Mathematics, English and Social Sciences. SAT judges the students’ ability in reading, interpreting, evaluating and general awareness of the subjects.
|Mental Ability Test (MAT)||100||100||120 minutes|
|Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)||100||100||120 minutes|
NTSE Meghalaya Result
NTSE Meghalaya result will be tentatively declared on February 2020. NTSE Meghalaya Answer Key will be released by a few coaching institutes after the result declaration. NCERT will release an official notification for the same, and the results can in on the official website of NCERT.
The results will be in the form of a merit list. A separate merit list will also be published by NCERT for the students who qualify for NTSE Stage 2.