NTSE Kerala 2019-20: The state council for education and training are also known as SCERT has released the notification for the NTSE Kerala stage 1 exam 2019. The exam for this year will happen in the third week of November. Only the students of class 10 can apply tor the NTSE Kerala exam.
NTSE Kerala 2019 Important Dates
All the important dates for NTSE Kerala 2019 exam have been released. Below is the table that provides the details regarding the exam:
|Start of online registration||03rd week of Sep 2019|
|Last date for fee application||01st week of Oct 2019|
|Last date for online application||01st week of Oct 2019|
|Last date of document verification||04th week of Oct 2019|
|Issuing the admit card||02nd week of Nov 2019|
|Date of Stage I Kerala NTSE exam||03rd week of Nov 2019|
|Date of Stage I Kerala NTSE 2 result||02nd week of Feb 2020|
|Date of Stage II Kerala NTSE exam||02nd week of Jun 2020|
NTSE Kerala Application Form
The application form for NTSE 2019 exam will be available online on NTSE Kerala official website. The application fee to be collected for the exam needs to submit through SBI collect which is an online payment getaway. For general category students, the application fee is Rs. 250. While for students belonging to SC/ST/PWD category, the application fee is Rs. 100.
Once the application fee is remitted and application form is submitted correctly, an application number, as well as application ID, will be given to the candidates. To access the candidate application form, students can log in by submitting an application number and ID.
How To Fill NTSE Kerala Application Form?
- Collect the application form from the state liaison officer for the NTSE Kerala 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 Kerala stage 1 exam
Documents To Be Uploaded Along With NTSE Kerala Exam Application Form
The candidates that belong to respective categories need to submit the following documents
- For physically challenged candidates, there needs to an attested copy of the medical certificate from the concerned authority to ensure that the candidate is more than 40% physically handicapped.
- For students of SC, ST, and BPL categories, they should submit an attested copy of cast certificate or BPL certificate as proof.
NTSE Kerala Exam – Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should fulfill the eligibility criteria for the NTSE exam before applying. Below are the eligibility criteria for NTSE Kerala exam:
- Only the students that are currently studying in class 10 in government, government-aided, recognized schools can apply for this exam.
- The candidates that are applying need to have a minimum of 55% marks in all non-language subjects in class 9.
- For candidates applying through open distance learning are eligible to apply. But the maximum age of these should be less than 18 years.
NTSE Kerala – Exam Scheme
The stage 1 and stage 2 exam at state as well as union territories level will have 3 papers. At stage 2, there will be negative marking for any of the paper. For every wrong answer, the 1/3rd mark will be deducted in the stage 2 exam.
The exam pattern for NTSE Kerala is given below
|Paper||Test Name||No. of question||Marks||Duration (mins)|
|Paper 1||Mental Ability Test||50||50||45|
|Paper 2||Language Test||50||50||45|
|Paper 3||Scholastic Aptitude Tes||100||100||90|
NTSE Kerala Admit Card
The admit card for the candidates for NTSE Kerala will be issued through the conducting body which is a state of the council for educational research and training after the application process is successfully completed. The admit card for the candidates will be released online on the NTSE Kerala official website which is scert.kerala.gov.in. Last year, the candidates were required to download the admit card and also had to produce a hard copy during the exam. If the candidates do not produce the admit card during the exam hall, the candidate will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.
Details for the test of NTSE Kerala is here
Ernakulam, Kerala – 682003
NTSE Kerala Answer Key and Result
The answer key for the NTSE exam will be uploaded after the successful completion of the exam. Candidates that have appeared for the exam can estimate the scores using the answer key provided by the official website. Results for the NTSE exam can be checked by candidates online on the official NTSE website. As a result, the overall marks of the candidates along with the marks in both the sections are going to be uploaded.
NTSE Kerala Exam – Selection Procedure
The identification for NTSE Kerala talent is going to be a two-stage process. For the first stage, the individual state or union territories will conduct the exam. For the second stage, the selection is going to be held at the national level and will be carried out by the NCERT.
State-level Exam: State level will comprise of two stages for the students, part 1 is where mental ability test and in part 2 scholastic aptitude test is going to be conducted. This exam will determine the number of candidates required for the 2nd level of the tests to be conducted by the NCERT.
National Level Exam: Only the candidates that have given the state or union territory level exam and are qualified on the basis of the screening process will be eligible to appear for the 2nd stage of this exam. This second stage exam is going to be conducted by NCERT on the second Sunday of May every year.