• NTSE

    Program Objective

    An ideal program developed keeping into the constraint of time available for preparation for NTSE stage - I for the students who wish to climb the ladder of success from class X itself. National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is the most prestigious Scholarship Exam for school studying students. Students of class X can appear in this exam and win scholarships for their entire Academic Career. This program helps the student in understanding the basics of Science & Mathematics. Absolute clarity of concepts helps in increasing the IQ & reasoning ability and developing a strong foundation that is so essential for success in the career.

    NTSE Stages

    NTSE is conducted in two stages, Stage-1 and Stage-2, the details of which are mentioned below.

  • NTSE Stage-1

    • It is conducted at the state or union territory level.
    • Candidates can apply for the first stage from their respective states.
    • Results are announced separately for different states and union territories.
    • About 4000 students qualify Stage-1 who then become eligible to participate in Stage-2.
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    NTSE Stage-2

    • It is conducted at the national level.
    • Candidates who qualify Stage-1 can appear for Stage-2 exam.
    • There are 100 questions each from MAT as well as SAT.
    • Candidate must score well individually in SAT and MAT to qualify Stage-2.
    • Top 2000 candidates who qualify Stage-2 will be given the prestigious NTSE scholarships.
     
    At both Stage I & Stage – II (State & National Level), only candidates qualifying in both the papers separately will be considered for merit. Selection of the awardees will be made on the basis of total Marks scored in MAT & SAT based on merit. There will be No Negative Marking in Stage II Examination.
  • Exam Pattern

     

    The question paper is divided into two sections – Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SAT).

     

    MAT: The questions in this section are designed to judge the ability to think, power of reasoning, ability to judge, evaluate, visualize in space, etc. Questions are asked from series, analogies, pattern perception, classification, coding-decoding, problem solving, hidden figures, block assembly, etc.

  • SAT: The questions in this section is further divided into Science, Mathematics and Social Sciences.

     

    Note: SAT and MAT questions are asked in both NTSE Stage-1 and Stage-2.

    • Mode of Exam: NTSE is a pen-and-paper based (offline) test.
    • Exam Duration: Candidates are given 4 hours to complete the paper.
    • Language for Question Paper: You have the option to take the paper in Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu or Urdu.
    • Question Type: The questions are of MCQ type with 4 alternatives per question.
    • Marking Scheme: Candidates will be awarded +1 for a correct response. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
    • Qualifying Marks: Qualifying marks for candidates of General category is 40% in each paper. For SC, ST and physically handicapped 32% in each paper.
  • Course Structure

    • Entire course will be covered in 2 Phases. 
    • Subject wise packages. Additional problems will be supplemented wherever necessary. Students should not require any additional books etc.
    • Students also gain important exam practice through quizzes, phase tests & mock tests (conducted in a simulated environment giving the students a ‘feel’ of the real exam) that can help them improve their examination temperament - a necessary element for success in any competitive exam.
    • Regular feedback & test analysis sessions.