National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Nagaland Stage 1, organised by NCERT, will be conducted on November 02, 2019. NCERT recently released the official NTSE 2019-20 notification. The mode of examination is offline mode/pen-paper based.
NTSE is a multiple-choice type question (MCQ) exam and is available in the following languages: Assamese, Bangla, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
NTSE Nagaland Eligibility Criteria
Nagaland students who are studying in class 10th from any recognized board in India are eligible to appear for NTSE Nagaland. Students in Open Distance Learning (ODL) are also eligible to take NTSE (Nagaland).
The following conditions need to be fulfilled by the students. They
- 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 Nagaland Exam Pattern
NTSE Nagaland 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 in the exam.
- 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 Nagaland Application Process and Fee
Students should check for any advertisement in the newspapers or circulars in the school by the state government for NTSE Nagaland Application Form details. Interested students can collect the application form from the Liaison officer of Nagaland on availability.
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. The filled-in form should be signed by the school Principal before the last date. There’s no need to send the application form to NCERT.
The Application Form’s fee is decided by the respective State/UT, and students must keep the following points in mind:
- Each state or union territory has its own fee structure for NTSE Stage 1.
- Enquire with their state advertisement or circular to get details on the NTSE exam fee.
NTSE Nagaland Conducting Body Details
The State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Nagaland is the academic wing of the Department of School Education. SCERT is the official body responsible for conducting NTSE Nagaland. Any information or enquiry for Nagaland exam centers can be made from the State Liaison Officer of Nagaland.
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|
|Mr. Shilu A O
Joint Director, SCERT, Nagaland, Kohima-798621
NTSE Nagaland Result
NTSE Nagaland result will be tentatively declared in January or February 2020. NTSE Nagaland Answer Key will also be released after the result declaration. NCERT will release an official notification for the same, and the results can be checked on the official website of NCERT. The results will be declared in the form of a merit list.
Students with any discrepancy in their final result must contact the state examination agencies for further clarification.