NTSE Tripura 2019-20: State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) will release a notification for the NTSE Tripura 2019-20. NTSE Tripura will be conducted on 3rd November 2019. The application process will start on 5th August 2019. Regular students of class 10th can apply for NTSE Tripura till 31st August 2019. Candidates can download the admit card from the official website of SCERT, Tripura in October 2019. Qualified candidates of NTSE Tripura will be selected by SCERT for the Stage 2 based on the state quota.
NCERT provides scholarship amount to the NTSE Stage 2 qualified candidates up to their higher studies. Students should read the article below to get information about NTSE Tripura 2019-20. Information including exam dates, eligibility, application fee, answer key, and pattern, etc.
NTSE Tripura 2019-20 Overview
|Name of the Examination||National Talent Search Examination, Assam|
|Level of the Examination||State|
|Conducted By||SCERT – State Council of Educational Research and Training|
|Eligibility Criteria||General Category – 40%
Reserved Category – 32%
|Mode of Examination||Offline mode|
|Medium of Examination||English|
NTSE Tripura Exam Dates
|Start Date of Application||August 5, 2019|
|Last Date of Application Submission||August 31, 2019|
|Admit Card for Stage 1||October 2019|
|NTSE Tripura Stage 1||November 3, 2019|
|NTSE Tripura Answer Key||November 2019|
|NTSE Tripura Result & Cut-off Scores||March 2020|
|NTSE Admit Card for Stage 2||April 2020|
|NTSE Stage 2||May 2020|
|NTSE Stage 2 Result||September 2020|
NTSE Tripura Eligibility Criteria
Refer to the below eligibility conditions to appear for the NTSE Tripura 2019-20.
- Students studying class X in government, private or any Tripura Board affiliated schools.
- Regular class 10th students of Tripura studying during the academic year of 2019-20.
- The general category candidates must secure 60% marks and reserved category 55% marks in Class 9th for NTSE Tripura.
- The age limit must be less than 18 years as on 1st July 2019 to apply for NTSE Tripura.
- Students who are not employed and appearing class 10 exam for the first time can apply for NTSE Tripura.
- Students getting a scholarship from any other source will not be considered for NTSE Tripura 2019-20.
- Students studying class X from Open School and Distance Learning (ODL) with the age limit of below 18 years.
- Domicile restriction is not applicable for NTSE Tripura.
- Candidates must belong to the citizenship of India to apply for NTSE Tripura.
- NMMS scholarship holders are also eligible to apply for NTSE Tripura.
NTSE Tripura Application Process
NTSE Tripura application form will be released on the official website of SCERT, Tripura. Candidates can download the online application form from the official website on 5th August 2019. Candidates can also collect it offline from the respective school or the state liaison officer on 5th August 2019. So, candidates can fill and submit the NTSE Tripura application form on or before 31st August 2019. Candidates must read the instructions carefully before filling the NTSE Tripura application form. Candidates must refer to the below information to apply for NTSE Tripura 2019-20.
- Visit the official website scertonline.tripura.gov.in to download the application form.
- Click on the NTSE Tripura application form 2019 to download the pdf file.
- Download the NTSE Tripura application form in pdf format. Take a printed copy of the application form and fill it correctly with the valid information.
- Any misperception in the application may lead to rejection of the form by the Tripura Board of Education.
- Affix two passport size photograph attested by the School Principal/ Gazetted Officer. Xerox copies of 9th class mark sheets should be attached along with the NTSE Tripura application form.
- Attested copies of Caste and Non-creamy Certificate for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates should be attached.
- Attested copies of the EWS Certificate for EWS candidates should be attached.
- Attested copies of Disability Certificate for Physically Disabled candidates should be attached.
- Make sure to attest to the NTSE Tripura application form from the school Principal.
- The duly filled application form along with the fee will be submitted to the state liaison’s office on or before 31st August 2019.
- Any excuse for the delay of application form submission will not be entertained by the Tripura Board of Education.
NTSE Tripura Application Fee
Candidates no need to pay any application fee to appear for the NTSE Tripura 2019-20.
NTSE Tripura Admit Card
- The admit card will be released on the official website of SCERT, Tripura in October 2019.
- Admit card can be downloaded online from the official website scertonline.tripura.gov.in.
- Download the NTSE Tripura admit card and take a printed copy of it. Then, fill the details in block letters only.
- NTSE Tripura admit card contains Students Name, 11 digit Roll Number, date, time, and exam venue details, etc.
- Affix the passport size photograph attested by the school Principal with the seal in NTSE Tripura admit card.
- Students must bring the admit card to appear for NTSE Tripura without any excuse. Otherwise, they will not be allowed into the exam hall to appear for NTSE Tripura.
NTSE Tripura Question Pattern
Candidates must remember the NTSE Tripura exam pattern while preparing for the exam. The NTSE Tripura contains two papers i.e, the Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT). NTSE Tripura will be held in the English medium using pen and paper. Refer to the table below to know the exam pattern for NTSE Tripura.
|Papers||Number of questions||Duration|
- No negative marking for incorrect answers but 1 mark will be assigned to each correct answer.
- NTSE Tripura MAT questions are based on thinking abilities, verbal and non-verbal reasoning skills.
- Whereas SAT questions are asked from each subject of the Tripura class 9th and 10th board syllabus.
- Both the papers contain 200 questions with a duration of 240 minutes.
- NTSE Tripura question pattern is equivalent to the syllabus of the class 9th and 10th.
NTSE Tripura Answer Key
The official answer key will be released by SCERT, Tripura in the 2nd week of November 2019. Some coaching institutions will also release the answer key for NTSE Tripura after one week of the exam. So, candidates can also check the answer key from the websites of coaching institutions to calculate their scores. The following points are given to know the detailed information about the NTSE Tripura answer key:
- NTSE Tripura answer key enables the candidates to find the correct answer to each question asked in each paper.
- The answer key helps candidates to determine their performance in NTSE Tripura.
- Candidates should follow the correct marking approach for the NTSE Tripura answer key.
- Since it helps the candidates to compare the answers with the correct ones and determine their eligibility for NTSE Stage2.
- Remember the NTSE Tripura exam pattern and cut-off scores while comparing the answers.
NTSE Tripura Exam Result
SCERT, Tripura will release the result on the official website in March 2020. The NTSE Tripura result will be released online in the form of a merit list. The NTSE Tripura final merit list will be declared along with the cutoff. The NTSE Tripura result contains the shortlisted candidate’s name, roll number, and section-wise marks. Tripura candidates can check the result by searching their name in the result pdf file. The merit list of NTSE Tripura shortlisted candidates will be declared for the NTSE stage 2 to be held in May 2020.
How to Check NTSE Tripura Result 2019-20?
Refer to below points to check the NTSE Tripura result 2019-20:
- Visit the official website scertonline.tripura.gov.in to download the result.
- Click on the NTSE Tripura 2019-20 Result link that appeared on the homepage.
- The result will be downloaded in the form of a pdf file containing the merit list of NTSE Tripura.
- Candidates have to find their name and roll number in the list to view the result.
- Take a printed copy of the NTSE Tripura result and keep it safe for future purposes.
Details Mentioned on NTSE Tripura Result
Candidates can check the NTSE Tripura result online in the pdf file. Candidates can match the name and roll number while checking the result list. The NTSE Tripura result list contains the below information.
- Candidates Name, School Name, Roll number & Rank
- Candidates School Address, School Code, Category, & Disability Status
- Total Marks and Marks obtained in MAT, SAT
NTSE Tripura Cut-Off
The cut-off is the minimum scores a candidate needs to secure in the Stage 1 exam to be eligible for the NTSE stage 2. The NTSE Tripura cut-off will be declared along with the result by SCERT, Tripura. The NTSE Tripura cut-off will be released in March 2020. The NTSE Tripura cut-off depends on various factors as given below:
- Number of candidates registered for the exam
- Candidates highest marks in the exam
- Candidates minimum marks in the exam
- The difficulty level of the exam
- Previous year’s cut-off
The NTSE Tripura cut-off varies based on categories. The following table shows the expected category-wise cut-off marks for NTSE Tripura.
The following table shows the qualifying percentage for NTSE Tripura category candidates
|Papers||General Category||Reserved Categories (ST, SC & PH)|
NTSE Tripura Reservation Criteria
A total of 50 scholarships are reserved for Tripura State. Based on the below reservation criteria candidates will be selected for NTSE Tripura.
NTSE Tripura Stage 1 Syllabus
SCERT, Tripura has not specified any syllabus for NTSE Tripura. However, candidates can practice the questions from the Tripura class 9th and 10th board syllabus. Tripura candidates can also prepare from the sample papers. Using sample papers candidates can practice solving different types of questions within a stipulated time. Refer to the table below to know the important topics for NTSE Tripura.
|SAT||Maths||Basic Geometry, Triangle and Trigonometry, Quadratic Equation, Arithmetic Progression, Coordinated Geometry, Roots, Surface Area & Volume, Probability and Statistics, Linear Equation, Algebraic Expression, etc.|
|Science||Motion & Force, Air, Bases and Salt, Source of Energy, Acid, Carbon & its Components, Food Production & Management, Fibers & Plastics, Magnetism and Electricity, Human Body, etc.|
|Social Sciences||Science and Literature, Buddhism, Jainism, Culture, Indian Constitution, Democracy & Elections, New Empires and Kingdoms, Natural Vegetation and Solar System, The Mughal Empire, Delhi Sultanate, Revolt of 1857, National Movement, Atmosphere, The Judiciary, Map & Globe, Map and Globes, Motion of the Earth, Democracy, UN and Other International Agencies, Union Government, State Government, etc.|
|MAT||Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning||Arithmetical Reasoning, Series, Analogy, Classification, Analytic Reasoning, Alphabet Test, Logical Venn Diagrams, Time & Clock, Mirror and Water Images, Blood Relations, Folding/Cutting Paper, Logical Diagram, Mathematical Operations, Coding-Decoding, Word Problems, etc.|
NTSE Scholarship Amount 2019-20
Candidates who will qualify both the stages with the minimum cut-off will receive the below scholarship amount from NCERT.
|Education Level||Scholarship Amount|
|Class XI to XII||Rs. 1250/-|
|PhD||According to the UGC norms|
FAQ’s on NTSE Tripura 2019
How do I check my NTSE Tripura result?
SCERT, Tripura will release the online result in March 2020. The NTSE Tripura result will be released in the form of merit list. So, candidates can check the result by searching their name and roll number in the merit list.
What happens after the NTSE Tripura result declaration?
NTSE Tripura shortlisted candidates will start preparing for NTSE Stage 2 after finding their name in the result list. NTSE Stage 2 will be held in May 2020.
How the answer keys are helpful for NTSE Tripura students?
The answer key helps the Tripura candidates to estimate their scores and determine their eligibility for NTSE stage 2.
What is the reservation criteria in NTSE Tripura 2019?
A total of 50 scholarships are reserved for Tripura State. SCERT will select the candidates for NTSE Stage 1 based on the reservation percentages. For Tripura candidates 15% reserved for SC, 7.5% for ST, 27% for OBC and 4% for PH.
What will be the release date of the NTSE Tripura application form?
NTSE Tripura application form can be downloaded from the official website on August 5, 2019. The last date for applying to NTSE Tripura is August 31, 2019.
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