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.
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Himachal Pradesh Mrs. Rajni Sankhyan Associate Professor S.C.E.R.T., RABON Solan-173211, (Himachal Pradesh) Ph: 0179-227135 Email:[email protected]
Punjab Mrs. Rumkeet Kaur Lecturer in Math State Institute of Science Education, PSEB Complex, Block-E, 6th Floor, Phase-8, Ajitgarh, SAS Nagar (Mohali), Punjab Ph: 0172-2212221 Email:[email protected]
Rajasthan Mr. Rajendra Kumar Saxena Assistant Director Exam, Board of Secondary Education, Ajmer, Rajasthan-305001 Ph: 0145-2632877 Email:[email protected]
Uttar Pradesh Mrs.Usha Chandra Director, Bureau of Psychology SCERT, 2 Lowther Road Allahabad-211001 (UP) Ph: 7376270563 Email:[email protected]
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Goa 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 Email:[email protected] , [email protected]
Gujarat Sh. Dharmendra R Saradava, Secretary, Gujarat State Examination Board, Opp. Government Library, Sector-21, Gandhinagar Gujarat-382021 Ph: 079-23248461, 23248462 Email:[email protected]
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Andhra Pradesh Sh. D. Ramachandra Murthy, Deputy Commissioner, Office of The Director of Govt. Examinations D.No. 20-124, Beside SPNRCH High School Opp. Andhra Hospitals, GollapudiVijaywada, A.P-521225 Ph: 0866-2974550, 2974540 Email:dir_govexams @
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