NTSE Goa: National talent search exam Goa is going to be conducted on 3rd November 2019. Students should note that the application process for the exam was going to be conducted in the first week of August through offline mode. Candidates will be able to collect the application form from their school authorities and submit the same to the state liaison officer till the final week of August. Candidate should score at least 70% marks in class 9 to be able to eligible for appearing in the NTSE Goa 2019 exam. However, for students from reserved categories, the minimum eligibility is 55% marks. For applying on NTSE, students should keep an eye on the official SCERT Goa website which is education.goa.gov.in.
The NTSE Exam this year is going to be conducted in two stages. For stage 1, the state or the union territories is going to conduct the exam. While for stage 2, NCERT will conduct the exam.
NTSE Goa 2019 Exam Overview
- Exam Name – National Talent Search Examination, Goa
- Level of the Exam – State/UT
- Conducted by – State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Goa
- Mode of Examination – Pen, and Paper
- Medium of Exam – English
State/UT Liaison Officer and Addresses:
Sh. Jaywant Waman Naik, Vocational Education Officer
Directorate of Education
State Council of Educational Research and Training,
Alto-Porvorim Bardez-403521 (Goa)
Ph. 0832-2417276, 0832-2413649
NTSE Goa 2019 Exam Important Dates
|Application begins||1st week of August 2019|
|Application concludes||Last week of August 2019|
|Stage 1 admit card||October 2019|
|NTSE stage 1 Goa exam||November 3, 2019|
|NTSE Goa exam result stage 1||April 2020|
|NTSE Goa stage 2 exam||May 10, 2020|
|NTSE stage 2 exam||September 2020|
NTSE Goa 2019 Exam Eligibility
- Students should check the eligibility criteria before applying for the NTSE Goa exam. Below are the points mentioned to know the eligibility criteria for NTSE Goa 2019 exam.
- Students that are applying for NTSE Goa 2019 exam should have at least 70% marks in class 9 in order to be eligible for NTSE Goa exam.
- For students belonging to reserved category, a minimum score of 55% is enough to be eligible for appearing in NTSE Goa 2019 exam.
- Students that are enrolled under the open schooling are also eligible to appear for the NTSE stage 1 exam.
- No candidate who is employed with job salary, stipend, or remuneration is eligible to apply for NTSE exam.
NTSE Goa 2019 Exam Application Form
Students should note that they have to fill the NTSE application form from the first week of August through offline mode. The application form shall be mailed to state liaison officer by alk the schools of the state. NTSE Goa application form 2019 must be filed and signed duly and submitted by last week of August to the concerned school authorities.
How To Fill NTSE Goa Application Form?
- Collect the application form from the state liaison officer for NTSE Goa exam or from the school authorities.
- Fill the required details like preferred exam center, category, etc.
- Now fill the admit card form also that is attached with the application form and paste the photograph for the given column.
- Do not separate the admit card from the application form.
- Submit the application form after filling all the required details to respective school authorities by the August last week
- Collect the admit card from state liaison’s office at least 10 days before the NTSE Goa stage 1 exam.
NTSE Goa Admit Card
Candidates should be able to collect the admit card for NTSE Goa stage 1 exam from October 2019. Students are advised to collect the admit card from state liaison’s office at least 10 days before the NTSE Goa stage 1 exam. The NTSE Goa exam admits card will contain details like roll number, candidate’s name, information regarding the test center, exam schedule, etc. It should be remembered that no student will be allowed to sit in the exam hall without the admit card.
NTSE Goa 2019 Exam Pattern
Students should go through the NTSE exam pattern in order to know about the marking scheme and the difficulty level of the exam.
|Section||Exam Pattern||Time||Qualifying Scores|
|Mental Ability Test (MAT)||100 questions||120 minutes||General Category – 40%, SC, ST, and PH – 32%|
|Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)||100 questions||120 minutes||General Category – 40%, SC, ST, and PH – 32%|
NTSE Goa 2019 Exam Syllabus
The conducting body for the NTSE Goa exam does not specify ant syllabus. But according to experts, the questions that are frequently asked are very similar to class 9 and 10 syllabi. Go through the table below for understanding more important topics about NTSE exam
|Mental Ability Test (MAT)||Verbal Reasoning test||Analytical Reasoning, Alphabet Test, Analogy, Series completion Test, Puzzle test, etc.|
|Non-verbal Reasoning||Transparent paper folding, Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Water images, etc.|
|Scholastic Ability Test
|Mathematics||Arithmetic progression, Algebra, surface area, basic geometry, statistics, etc.|
|Science||physical and chemical changes, Carbon and its compounds, source of energy, etc.|
|Social Sciences||Introduction of ancient Indian History, Mughal Empire, Vedic period, The Mauryas, etc.|
|Union government, and livelihood, Economic presence of the government, Diversity, etc.|
|The atmosphere, solar system, etc.|
NTSE Goa Exam Question Papers and Answer Key
Students are advised to solve the NTSE Goa exam sample papers while preparing for the main exam. There are previous years question papers available which can help the students to know about the exam pattern. Solving these papers will further help candidates to know about the questions that are frequently asked, difficulty level, and marking scheme.
SCERT Goa will release the answer key for NTSE Goa 2019 exam by November last week. Students can refer to the answer keys that are released by coaching centers. NTSE Goa exam answer key will help the candidates to predict their scores that will help them to know if they are qualified for the second stage of the exam or not.
NTSE Goa Exam Result and Cutoff
The NTSE Goa exam result will be released in April 2020. NTSE Goa result will be released in the form of a merit list of students that are selected for the second stage of NTSE exam. The result will be available for everyone in the PDF format. NTSE Goa exam result will contain details like roll number, candidate’s name, total score, marks obtained in MAT and SAT.
SCERT Goa may or may not release the cutoffs along with the result. Cutoff marks are the minimum marks that a candidate needs to score for appearing in the NTSE stage 2 exam. For qualifying NTSE stage 1 exam, general category students need to score 40% while SC/ST students should score a minimum of 32% marks.
NTSE Goa Exam Scholarship
|Education level||Scholarship Amount|
|Classes 11-12||Rs. 1,250/ month|
|PhD||As per UGC norms.|
NTSE Goa Exam Reservation Criteria
|Total||26.5% of 1000|