Kerala NTSE 2020 Stage 1 admit card released on the official website. National Talent Search Examination conduct for class 10th pursuing students. NTSE exam includes the two stages. The stage 1 exam appear students can gather the admit card from online and offline mode. Kerala NTSE level one exam date is 17th November 2019. The first stage exam conduct at the state level and second stage conduct at the national level. The stage 2 exam will organize on 10th May 2020. Below we have given more particulars on NTSE Kerala level 1 and level 2 exam events, the pattern of exam, syllabus, admit card, reservation, qualified mark, result, answer key, scholarship and other details.
Summary of NTSE Kerala 2020
Name of the Exam: National Talent Search Examination 2020
State: Kerala State
Class: 10th Standard Pursuing Students
Article Category: Kerala NTSE 2020 Stage 1 & Stage 2 Admit Card, Result, Answer Key and Cut Off Details
Stage 1 Admit Card: Released
Official Website: www.scert.kerala.gov.in
Kerala NTSE Stage 1 and Stage 2 Exam Event Details
NTSE Exam Application Registration –6th September 2019
Final Date of Submission of NTSE Application – 30th September 2019
Kerala Stage 1 Admit Card Download released on – 11th November 2019
NTSE Kerala Stage 1 Exam – 17th November 2019
NTSE Stage 1 Answer Key: December 2019 (Expected)
Kerala NTSE Level 1 Result – January 2020 (Expected)
Stage 2 Admit Card – April 2020 (Expected)
Kerala Stage 2 NTSE Exam – 10th May 2020
Kerala Level 2 Answer Key – June (expected)
NTSE Stage 2 Result – To be updated
NTSE Kerala Admit Card 2020
Kerala NTSE stage 1 admit card is available in online mode. Candidates can download the hall ticket by entering the user name and password. If students forgot the password means open “forgot the user name and password” options and then select the NTSE scholarship and aadhaar number. In also candidates can collect the admission card from the respective schools. After receiving the admit card aspirants should check the personal details and exam details. Later candidates can take multiple printouts for further references. Through the hall ticket students can know the exam center, date and session of the exam.
Kerala NTSE Stage 1 Admit Card 2020 – Download Here
NTSE Exam Pattern
NTSE Stage 1 exam including two parts. Part 1 is MAT and Part 2 is the SAT. The questions are multiple choices with four answers. Candidates can select any one language in stage 1 and stage 2 medium of the exam. The languages are English, Malayalam, English, and Kannada. Kerala NTSE Stage 1 Exam Pattern is given on the below table.
|Name of Test||No. of Questions||Time Duration||Remarks|
|Mental Ability Test||100||120 Minutes|
No negative marking
|Paper-II||Scholastic Aptitude Test||100||120 Minutes|
No negative marking
Part I Mental Ability Test
The Mental Ability Test containing the 100 objective type questions and time duration of the exam is 120 minutes for the normal candidates and 30 minutes extra for visually challenged candidates. Paper 1 MAT syllabus and other details are given underneath.
- Verbal and nonverbal,
- Meta-cognitive abilities such as reasoning and critical thinking
- The questions in the test may be on analogy, classification, numerical series, pattern perception, hidden figures, and other similar questions.
Part II Scholastic Aptitude Test
The Scholastic Aptitude Test containing the 100 objective type questions and time duration of the exam is 120 minutes for the normal candidates and 30 minutes extra for visually challenged candidates. The SAT segment details are given below.
Mathematics – 20 Questions
Science and – 40 Questions
Social Science – 40 Questions
- IX standard Entire portion and X standard up to the second term of state syllabus in the current academic year Science, Social Science and Mathematics subjects.
- IX standard Entire portions and X standard up to the second term of CBSE syllabus in the current academic year Science, Social Science and Mathematics subjects.
- Certain portions studied in Lower classes there are crucial for the proper understanding of the subjects. The questions will be higher-order relating application and reasoning.
NTSE Qualifying Marks / Scores 2020
SC/ ST/ PWD (Persons with Disability) Category – 32 % in Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Aptitude Test
General, OBC and Other Category – 40 % in Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Aptitude Test
NTSE Selection Process 2020
NTSE stage 1 and Stage 2 selection process details are given following. Stage 1 – The first stage selection process will conduct by the State / Union Territory. Stage 2 – The second stage selection process will conduct by NCERT. Candidates who are selected in the stage 1 exam, those students are recommended to attend the stage 2 exam.
Kerala NTSE Reservation 2020
National Talent Search Examination Kerala stage 1 Reservation category and percentages details are given under.
- SC Category – 15 % Percentage
- ST Category – 7.5 % Percentage
- OBC Category – 27 % Percentage (Non-creamy Layer) (as per central list)
- Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) Category – 10 % (Those who have not covered under the reservation scheme for SCs / STs / OBSs)
- Persons with Disability Category – Benchmark disabilities – 4 % Percentage
- Which one percent each shall be reserved for persons with benchmark disability below clauses
(a) Blindness and low vision (BLV)
(b) Deaf and Hard of hearing (DH)
(c) Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy (LD).
- One percentage percent for persons with benchmark disability below clauses
(d) Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness (AID),
(e) Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disability (MD)
NTSE Answer Key 2020
NTSE stage 1 answer key is released in the online mode. Candidates can download the answer key for the check the answer to estimate the result. State council of Educational Research and Training, Kerala has announced the Part 1 Mental Ability Test and part 2 Scholastic Aptitude Test question papers and answer key.
Kerala NTSE Stage 1 Answer Key 2020 – Check Here
Kerala NTSE Result 2020
NTSE Kerala stage 1 will be declared by SCERT Kerala, tentatively in the month of January 2020. Students who are getting the qualified marks in the Stage 1 exam, those only eligible to appear to stage 2 exam. Candidates can check the result by entering the required details on the official website. National Talent Search Examination first stage and second stage result attachments will be updated below.
NTSE Kerala Stage 1 Result 2020 to be Updated
NTSE Scholarship 2020 Details
NTSE Scholarship amount details are given below.
Class XI and XII (Higher Secondary) – Rs.1250/ per month
UG and PG (Under Graduate & Post Graduate) – Rs. 2000/ per month
Ph.D. – Based on UGC Norms