How to Apply for NTSE ?

How to apply for NTSE

The National Council of Education Research and Training conducts the National Talent Search Examination every year for class 10th students. Given below is step by step process on how to apply for NTSE.

Required Documents for NTSE Application Form

The students must attach the following documents along with the NTSE application form:

  • Recent Colored Photograph
  • Class 9 Mark Sheet
  • State Domicile
  • Caste Certificate
  • Disability Certificate (if applicable)

All the documents should be duly signed by the head/principal of the school.

How to Apply for NTSE Stage 1

NTSE stage-1 is a state-level examination. The state/Union Territories officials conduct NTSE stage 1 examination.

Student can obtain their application form either offline or online. The offline application form can be collected from the State Liaison officer or it could be collected from their respective schools.

Offline NTSE Application Form:-

Students must follow the following steps to fill the offline NTSE application form:-

1. Collect the application form:- The students must collect the form from their respective state liaison officers or from their respective schools.

2. Fill the application form:-

  • The students are expected to fill the right information in the application form.
  • All the information should be filled by the student in their own handwriting.
  • They must affix their recent photograph in the application form. (The photograph should not be older than 6 months)
  • The self-attested photograph must be attached in the given space.

3. Payment of application fee:- The required amount has to be submitted along with the application form. (Only if required)

4. Submission of NTSE application form:- Once all the above steps are completed students must submit the application form either to the respective state liaison officer or to the school.

The application form must be attested by the school principal before the final submission.

Online NTSE Application Form:-

Students must follow the following steps to fill the online NTSE application form.

1. Visit the official website:-

  • The aspirants can download the application form from the given SCERT website (State-wise links are given below).
  • Click on the NTSE section given on the home page to download the NTSE application form.

2. Upload all the relevant information:-

  • Students should provide the right information in the given form.
  • Upload the recent photograph and the signature’s image in the form.

3. Upload all the relevant information:-

  • Pay the applicable NTSE application fee (if applicable) through online mode.

4. Download the application form:-

  • After completing the NTSE application form students must download the form.
  • Students must take out the print out of the form.
  • Make it signed by the school principal.
  • Submit the form either to the school or it can be submitted to the state liaison officer.

How to Apply for NTSE Stage 2

  • Stage 1 qualified students can directly apply for NTSE stage 2.
  • The student does not require to register separately for stage 2.
  • The aspirants who have Indian Nationality and live abroad can directly apply for the NTSE stage 2 exam. They must secure 60% aggregate marks in their previous exams.
  • The aspirants who live abroad have to submit the NTSE stage 2 application form.

LIST OF STATEs/UTs LIAISON OFFICERS

# State/Union Territory DIRECTOR/DEPUTY DIRECTOR LIAISON/NODAL OFFICER
NAME & DESIGNATION ADDRESS NAME & DESIGNATION ADDRESS
1 ARUNACHAL PRADESH ShriGaniaLeij Director of Secondary Education Directorate of Secondary Education Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Naharlagun,Itanagar-791111, Arunachal Pradesh. Smt. OyiBorangTatak Deputy Director(NTSE) Directorate of Secondary Education Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Naharlagun,Itanagar-791111, Arunachal Pradesh.
Contact Details 0360-2290307 Contact Details 0360-2290307
E-Mail Address dirschedn@gmail.com E-Mail Address oyitatak@gmail.com
Website www.arpedu.in
1 ASSAM Sri PhanindraJidung, Director Of Secondary Education Assam Directorate Of Secondary Education Assam. Kahilipara Road Kahilipara, Guwahati Pin - 781019 Ms. Rumi ChoudhuryDeputy Director of Secondary Education Assam Directorate of Secondary Education Assam. Kahilipara Road Kahilipara, Guwahati Pin - 781019
Contact Details 0361-2381657 Contact Details 0361-2381657, 9101376696"
E-Mail Address direcsec123@gmail.com E-Mail Address tapankalita21@gmail.com
Website www.madhyamik.assam.gov.in
3 MANIPUR Shri Th. Kiran Kumar Director Directorate of Education (Schools), Lamphelpat, Imphal (Manipur)- 795004 Smt. Ch. Shachi Additional Director (S/V) Directorate of Education (Schools), Lamphelpat, Imphal (Manipur)- 795004
Contact Details 0385-2411013 Contact Details 0385-2411095
E-Mail Address kirankumar_thokchom@yahoo.co.in, desmanipur@gmail.com E-Mail Address sachiching@hotmail.com
Website www.manipur.gov.in
4 MEGHALAYA Shri A.M.Sangma MCS, Director Directorate of Educational Research And Training ((DERT), Laitmukhrah, Nongrimmaw,Shillong-793011 (Meghalaya). Smt. M.C. Blah Selection Grade Lecturer Directorate of Educational Research And Training ((DERT), Laitmukhrah, Nongrimmaw,Shillong-793011 (Meghalaya).
Contact Details 0364-22233248 Contact Details 0364-2537025
E-Mail Address dert.megh@gmail.com E-Mail Address dert.megh@gmail.com
Website www.megeducation.gov.in
5 MIZORAM Mr. LaldawnglianiCha wngthuDirector S.C.E.R.T., Chaltlang, Aizawl, Mizoram-796012 Ms. Zohmingliani Deputy Director S.C.E.R.T., Chaltlang, Aizawl, Mizoram-796012
Contact Details 0389-2347790 Contact Details 0389-2347790
E-Mail Address scertmizoram@gmail.com E-Mail Address scertmizoram@gmail.com
Website www.scertmizoram@gmail.com
6 NAGALAND T. Sekhose Director SCERT, Nagaland, Kohima N. Woshamo Research Associate SCERT, Nagaland, Kohima
Contact Details 0370-221726 Contact Details 0370-2270160
E-Mail Address nagaland.scert@gmail.com E-Mail Address woshamoy@gmail.com
Website http://scertnagaland.org/default.aspx
7 SIKKIM Mrs. SabitaPradhan Joint Director Human Resource Development Department of Education Govt. of Sikkim,Tashiling SecretariatGangtok-737101 (Sikkim) Mr. Bilal Prabhakar Deputy Director (Scholarship) Human Resource Development Department of Education Govt. of Sikkim,TashilingSecretariatGangtok- 737101 (Sikkim)
Contact Details 03592-201029 Contact Details 03592-220903
E-Mail Address hrddscholarship@gmail.com E-Mail Address bilalprabhakar2014@gmail.com
Website http://sikkimhrdd.org/
8 TRIPURA ShriU.K.Chakma Director State Council of Educational Research and Training, AbhoyNagar,Agartala, Tripura(West)-799005. Mrs.AmbalikaDatta Deputy Director State Council of Educational Research and Training, AbhoyNagar,Agartala, Tripura(West)-799005.
Contact Details 0381-2323835 Contact Details 0381-2354209
E-Mail Address directorse09@gmail.com, direct orscerttripura@gmail.com E-Mail Address ambika.datta@gmail.com
Website http://www.scerttripura.com
9 A and N ISLANDS ShriMammen Thomas Principal (S.I.E) State Institute of Education ShikshaSadan, Link Road, port Blair South Andaman-744101 Shri Joshi Philip Incharge (NTSE) State Institute of Education ShikshaSadan, Link Road, port Blair South Andaman-744101
Contact Details 03192-232730 Contact Details 03192-232730
E-Mail Address sieandaman@gmail.com E-Mail Address philipjosh29@gmail.com
Website www.education.andaman.gov.in
10 BIHAR Sri GiriwarDayal Singh (I.A.S) S.C.E.R.T. Mahendru Post Office, Patna-800006 (Bihar) Sri GiriwarDayal Singh (I.A.S) S.C.E.R.T. Mahendru Post Office, Patna-800006 (Bihar)
Contact Details 0612-2370783 Contact Details 0612-2370783
E-Mail Address directorscertbihar@gmail.com E-Mail Address exam.scertpatna@yahoo.com
Website www.biharscert.in
11 JHARKHAND ShriMahip Kr. Singh Secretary Jharkhand Academic Council Ranchi, GyandeepCampus,BargawanNamk um, Ranchi- 834010. Mrs.Kalpana JointSecretary Jharkhand Academic Council Ranchi, GyandeepCampus,BargawanNamku m, Ranchi- 834010.
Contact Details 0651-2261181 Contact Details 0651-2261183
E-Mail Address secretary.jac2003@gmail.com E-Mail Address secretary.jac2003@gmail.com
Website jac.jharkhand.gov.in
12 ODISHA Sri GangadharSahoo OAS (SAG) Director "TE & S.C.E.R.T. Unit IV, Bhubaneswar-751001, Odisha" Dr. Minakshi Panda Nodal Officer, NTS/NMMS TE & S.C.E.R.T. Unit IV, Bhubaneswar-751001, Odisha
Contact Details 0674-2502928 Contact Details 09437630650
E-Mail Address tescertodisha@gmail.com E-Mail Address minakshi.odisha9@gmail.com
Website www.scertodisha.nic.in www.ntse.scertodisha.nic.in
13 WEST BENGAL Dr. Saumitra Mohan (I.A.S) Commissioner of School Education Directorate of School Education BikasBhawan, 7th Floor, East Block, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700091 (West Bengal) Smt. ChinmoyeePattanayak Deputy Director of School Education (Basic) Directorate of School Education BikasBhawan, 7th Floor, East Block, Salt Lake City, Kolkata- 700091 (West Bengal)
Contact Details 033-23344504 Contact Details 033-23348005, (M) 9434236040
E-Mail Address ddseadmn@gmail.com E-Mail Address ddaiswb@gmail.com, ddsebasic2016@gmail.com
Website www.wbsed.gov.in
14 CHANDIGARH Shri D. Rahul Venkagt Director SCERT (UT) Sector 32 Chandigarh Ms. Manu Sharma (Lecturer) SCERT (UT) Sector 32 C, Chandigarh
Contact Details 0172-2676011, (M) 9666062060 Contact Details 0172-2676011, (M)9463396655
E-Mail Address scert_chd@nic.in E-Mail Address manusharma68@rediffmail.com
Website www.siechd.nic.in
15 DELHI Sh. Pramod Kumar Deputy Director Science & TV Branch, Old Gargi College Building, Lajpat Nagar-IV, New Delhi-110024 Sh. Ashwani Kumar Liaison Officer Science & TV Branch, Old Gargi College Building, Lajpat Nagar-IV, New Delhi-110024
Contact Details 011-26280410, (M) 9899813330 Contact Details 011-26280413, (M) 9899519963
E-Mail Address kumarorpramod@gmail.com E-Mail Address ashwani.kumar8696@gmail.com
Website http://www.edudel.nic.in/
16 JAMMU & KASHMIR Dr. Farooq Ahmed Peer Director Academics J K Bose Jammu & Kasmir-190018.
Mr. Suresh Kumar Gouria Academic Officer ( Jammu)
Dr. AliyaQayoomAssi stant Director (Srinagar) J K Bose Jammu & Kasmir-190018.
Contact Details 0191-2585480 Contact Details 0191-2494522
E-Mail Address directorjkbose@gmail.com E-Mail Address directorjkbose@gmail.com
Website www.jkbose.ac.in
17 HARYANA Sh. Rishi Goel Director S.C.E.R.T., SohnaRoad,Opp. PanchayatBhawan,Gurgaon- 122001 (Haryana). Sh. Sunil Vashishta Lecturer S.C.E.R.T., SohnaRoad,Opp. PanchayatBhawan,Gurgaon- 122001 (Haryana).
Contact Details 0124-2301981 Contact Details 0124-2301981
E-Mail Address scertharyana122001@gmail.com E-Mail Address examwing3@gmail.com, examwingscert4@gmail.com
Website scertharyana.gov.in
18 HIMACHAL PRADESH Dr. NamrataTiku Principal S.C.E.R.T., RABON, Solan-173211 (Himachal Pradesh). Mrs.RajniSankhyan Associate Professor (Physics) S.C.E.R.T., RABON, Solan-173211 (Himachal Pradesh).
Contact Details 01792-228135 Contact Details 01792-228135
E-Mail Address Scert-hp@nic.in E-Mail Address sankhyanrajni@gmail.com
Website himachalservices.nic.in/scert
19 PUNJAB Mr.JagtarSingh AssistantDirector SCERT PSEB Complex, Block-E, 6th Floor,Phase-8, Ajitgarh, SAS Nagar (Mohali), Punjab-160062. RumkeetKaur Lecturer SCERT PSEB Complex, Block-E, 6th Floor,Phase-8, Ajitgarh, SAS Nagar (Mohali), Punjab-160062
Contact Details 0172-2212221 Contact Details 0172-2212221
E-Mail Address directorscert@yahoo.in E-Mail Address rumkeetvig@gmail.com
Website www.ssapunjab.org
20 RAJASTHAN Shiv ShankerAgrawal Deputy Director Board of Secondary Education Ajmer,Rajasthan-305001 Mr.Rajendra Kumar Saxena Assistant Director Board of Secondary Education Ajmer,Rajasthan-305001
Contact Details 0145-2425770 Contact Details 0145-2632877
E-Mail Address ddexamfirst@gmail.com E-Mail Address ntse.bser@gmail.com
Website http://www.rajeduboard.nic.in/
21 UTTAR PRADESH Smt. Usha Chandra Director Bureau of Psychology SCERT, 2 Lowther Road, Prayagraj -211001 (UP) Smt. Usha Chandra Director Bureau of Psychology SCERT, 2 Lowther Road, Prayagraj -211001 (UP)
Contact Details 7376270563 Contact Details 7376270563
E-Mail Address bureauofpsy@gmail.com E-Mail Address bureauofpsy@gmail.com
Website www.examregulatoryauthorityup.in
21 UTTAR PRADESH Smt. Usha Chandra Director Bureau of Psychology SCERT, 2 Lowther Road, Prayagraj -211001 (UP) Smt. Usha Chandra Director Bureau of Psychology SCERT, 2 Lowther Road, Prayagraj -211001 (UP)
Contact Details 7376270563 Contact Details 7376270563
E-Mail Address bureauofpsy@gmail.com E-Mail Address bureauofpsy@gmail.com
Website www.examregulatoryauthorityup.in
22 UTTARAKHAND Mr. Ajay Kumar Nauriyal Assistant Director SCERT, Rajeev Gandhi NavodayaVidyalaya, I.T Campus, Nanurkhera, Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001 Dr. Harish Chandra Badoni Lecturer SCERT, Rajeev Gandhi NavodayaVidyalaya, I.T Campus, Nanurkhera, Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Contact Details 01352789655 Contact Details 01352789710
E-Mail Address scertuk@gmail.com E-Mail Address harishbadoni10@gmail.com
Website www.scertuk.gov.in
23 CHATTISGARH Shri D. Rahul Venkat Director SCERT, Shankar Nagar BTI Ground, Raipur Chattisgarh-492007 PrasunSarkar Lecturer SCERT, Shankar Nagar BTI Ground, Raipur Chattisgarh-492007
Contact Details 0771-2443596, 9666062060 Contact Details 0771-2442241
E-Mail Address scertcg@gmail.com E-Mail Address scertcg@gmail.com
Website www.scert.cg.gov.in
24 D & N HAVELLI AND DAMAN & DIU ShriM.D.Patel Assistant Director Directorate of Education, Near District & Sessions Court, Fort Area, Moti Daman, Daman-396220 Sh. SalimA. Dinganker State Liaison Officer NTS/NMMS Department of Education, Building No. 5, Second Floor, PWD Office Campus, Silvassa-396230
Contact Details 9979496181 Contact Details 9724507337
E-Mail Address daman.education@gmail.com E-Mail Address nmms.dnh@gmail.com
Website www.daman.nic.in
Smt. SaloniRai Director State Liaison Officer, NTS/NMMSDirectorate of Education1st Floor, Building No.5 PWD Campus, Above Animal Husbandry, Silvassa- 396230UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli Sh. SalimA. Dinganker State Liaison Officer, NTS/NMMS Department of Education, Building No. 5, Second Floor, PWD Office Campus, Silvassa- 396230
Contact Details 09724507337 Contact Details 09724507337
E-Mail Address salimdinganker.2012@gmail.com E-Mail Address nmms.dnh@gmail.com
Website http://www.dnh.nic.in/departments/education.aspx
25 GOA G P Bhat Director Directorate of Education State Council of Educational Research and Training Alto- Porvorim, Bardez-403521 (Goa) Sh. JaywantWamanNaik Liaison Officer Directorate of Education State Council of Educational Research and Training Alto-Porvorim, Bardez-403521 (Goa)
Contact Details 0832-2413649 Contact Details 0832-2417276
E-Mail Address scertgoa@rediffmail.com E-Mail Address naikjayawant@yahoo.co.in
Website www.education.goa.gov.in
26 GUJARAT ShriP.A.Jalu Chairman Gujarat State Examination Board, Opp. Government Library, Sector-21, Gandhinagar- 382021. Sh. PandyaDevdattBalv antray Assistant Secretary Gujarat State Examination Board, Opp. Government Library, Sector-21, Gandhinagar-382021.
Contact Details 079-23248461 Contact Details 079-23248462
E-Mail Address gseb21@gmail.com E-Mail Address gseb21@gmail.com
Website www.sebexam.org
27 MADHYA PRADESH IrinSethia J.P. Director RajyaShiksha Kendra, PustakBhawan "B" Wing, Arera Hills, Bhopal-462011 (M.P.) TanujaShrivastav Controller (NTSE) RajyaShiksha Kendra, PustakBhawan “B” Wing, Arera Hills, Bhopal-462011 (M.P.)
Contact Details 0755-2559952 Contact Details 0755-2559952
E-Mail Address anuradhayadav64@gmail.com E-Mail Address ntse2011@gmail.com, dtanujarsk@gmail.com
Website http://www.ssa.mp.gov.in/
28 MAHARASHTRA Mr.DattatrayaJagtap Chairman & Nodal Officer (NTSE) Maharashtra State Council of Examinations 17-Dr. Ambedkar Road,Pune-411001 (Maharashtra). Mr.DattatrayaJagtap Chairman & Nodal Officer (NTSE) Maharashtra State Council of Examinations 17-Dr. Ambedkar Road,Pune-411001 (Maharashtra).
Contact Details 020- 26123066 Contact Details 020- 26123067
E-Mail Address dgjagtap4464@gmail.com E-Mail Address mscepune@gmail.com
Website www.mscepune.in
29 ANDHRA PRADESH Sri A Subba Reddy Director Office of The Director of Govt. Examinations, D.No.20-124, Beside SPNRCH High SchoolOpp. Andhra Hospitals, Gollapudi,Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh- 521225. Smt. Vara Lakshmi Deputy Commissioner & Liaison Officer Office of The Director of Govt. Examinations, D.No.20- 124, Beside SPNRCH High SchoolOpp. Andhra Hospitals, Gollapudi,Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh- 521225.
Contact Details 0866-2974550 Contact Details 9177002460
E-Mail Address dir_govexam@yahoo.com E-Mail Address dir_govexam@yahoo.com
Website http://bseap.org
30 KARNATAKA Sumangala V Director Karnataka Board of Secondary Education 6th Cross Rd, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003" Sumangala V Director Karnataka Board of Secondary Education 6th Cross Rd, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003
Contact Details 080-235662283, 080-297203000 Contact Details 080-23341615
E-Mail Address ksqaacbangalore@gmail.com E-Mail Address kqaacbengaluru@gmail.com
Website kseeb.kar.nic.in
31 KERALA Dr. J Prasad Director SCERT, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram Kerala-695012 Director SCERT SCERT, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram Kerala-695012
Contact Details 0471-2340450, 0471-2341883 Contact Details 0471-2346113, 0471-2516354
E-Mail Address iamjprasad@gmail.com, ntsesce rtkerala@gmail.com E-Mail Address meena.pkpk@gmail.com
Website www.scert.kerala.gov.in
32 LAKSHADWEEP Mr. RakeshSinghal Director Department of EducationKavaratti, UT of Lakshadweep-682555 Mr. Showkath Ali A Assistant - Education Officer Department of EducationKavaratti, UT of Lakshadweep-682555
Contact Details 04896-263971, 9407330339 Contact Details 04896-263825
E-Mail Address ednesttuth@gmail.com, aishowk-lk@gov.in E-Mail Address alishowk@gmail.com
Website http://www.schoolspedia.com/website/gov-sr-sec-school-kavaratti-lakshadweep
33 PUDUCHERRY Mr. Kuppusamy Joint Director Directorate of School Education, PerunthalaivarKamarajarcent.E du. Complex, Anna NagarPuducherry-605005. Mr. Kuppusamy Liaison Officer Directorate of School Education, PerunthalaivarKamarajarcent.Edu. Complex, Anna NagarPuducherry- 605005.
Contact Details 0413-2207260 Contact Details 0413-2207260
E-Mail Address jd-edn.pon@nic.in E-Mail Address jd-edn.pon@nic.in
Website https://schooledn.py.gov.in
34 TAMIL NADU Dr. Usha rani Director Directorate of Govt. Examinations, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai- 600006 Mr. V.M. Prabhakaran Deputy Director Directorate of Govt. Examinations, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai-600006
Contact Details 044-28248286 Contact Details 044-28203089
E-Mail Address directordge.tn@nic.in E-Mail Address dd.tndge@gov.in
Website http://www.dge.tn.gov.in/ta/index.html
35 TELANGANA Sri A Satyanarayana Reddy Director Office of Director of Government Examinations Chapel Road, Hyderabad Telangana-500001 Smt. Vijayabharathi Deputy Commisioner for Government Examinations Office of Director of Government Examinations Chapel Road,Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana-500001.
Contact Details 040-23230942, 9849909176 Contact Details 09177002454
E-Mail Address dirgovexams.tg@gmail.com E-Mail Address dirgovexams.tg@gmail.com
Website http//bse.telangana.gov.in

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q1. Can I submit the NTSE form online?

Ans. Yes, you can submit it through both the modes i.e. Online & Offline.

Q2. How can I get NTSE application form?

Ans. You can find the NTSE application form on respective state’s SCERT website and on NCERT’s official website.

Q3. How to register for NTSE Exam online?

Ans.

  • Visit the official website of NTSE, www.ncert.nic.in
  • Click on link ‘Apply for NTSE 2020’.
  • Candidates have to fill the following credentials:Candidates Name, Date of birth, Mobile Number, Email ID, Educational Qualification etc.
  • After filling all the credentials click on ‘submit’.
  • Download the NTSE Application Form.
  • Candidates can also get their Application Form from the office of Liaison Officer.
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