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NTSE Application Form 2022

 

As per the latest NTSE notification, 2,000 scholarships are awarded to students under the National Talent Search Scheme (NTSS) where selected students receive scholarships up to second-degree level if they pursue professional courses or PhD-degree level otherwise, out of which:

  • 46.5% of scholarships are awarded to general category candidates,

  • 15% of scholarships are awarded to scheduled caste (SC) candidates,

  • 7.5% of scholarships are awarded to scheduled tribe (ST) candidates,

  • 27% of scholarships are awarded to other backward classes (OBC) candidates, and

  • 4% of scholarships are awarded to students with benchmark disabilities (PH).

 

NTSE exam is conducted by the NCERT at two levels:

  • Stage 1 exam is a state-level examination which is conducted to screen candidates for the Stage 2 exam.

  • Stage 2 exam is a national-level examination.

 

How to apply for NTSE Stage 1 examination?

 

Those who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the NTSE exam need to keep an eye on the State advertisements published in the newspapers or school circulars related to the exam. Students may also contact the Liaison Officers of the State/UT agencies for additional information.

Students need to submit the application form duly signed by the Principal of their school and submit it to the State Liaison Officer before the last date mentioned in the State/UT circular or advertisement.

The NTSE exam fee, application fee, and medium of the exam are decided by the respective State or Union Territory.

The quota allotted to States/UTs for the number of their students who can receive scholarships is revised every three years. The last quota allotment was as follows:

S. No.

States/UTs

Quota

1

Uttar Pradesh

1408

2

Maharashtra

774

3

Bihar

691

4

West Bengal

569

5

Madhya Pradesh

530

6

Rajasthan

485

7

Tamil Nadu

466

8

Karnataka

371

9

Gujarat

360

10

Andhra Pradesh

263

11

Odisha

259

12

Kerala

220

13

Telangana

216

14

Assam

202

15

Chattisgarh

195

16

Haryana

186

17

Punjab

183

18

Delhi

153

19

Jharkhand

142

20

Uttarakhand

79

21

Jammu & Kashmir

64

22

Himachal Pradesh

51

23

Arunachal Pradesh

50

24

Goa

50

25

Manipur

50

26

Meghalaya

50

27

Mizoram

50

28

Nagaland

50

29

Sikkim

50

30

Tripura

50

31

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

20

32

Chandigarh

20

33

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

20

34

Daman & Diu

20

35

Lakshadweep

20

36

Puducherry

20

 

Total

8387

 

 

How to apply for NTSE Stage 2 examination?

 

Indian candidates selected through the NTSE Stage 1 examination will be informed by the NCERT about the roll number, date, time and venue of the national-level examination through its official website.

Indian nationals studying in Class X abroad can apply for the NTSE national-level exam through the Head of their Institution with an attested copy of their Class IX mark sheet - latest by December 31 of the concerned year - to the Head, Department of Educational Survey Division, NCERT, New Delhi-110016.

The NCERT will allot roll numbers and inform them about their exam venue, date, time, and relevant instructions.

All candidates can download the E-Admit cards for the NTSE National Level Examination directly from the official website 21 days before the exam. They have to paste an attested passport-size photograph at the appropriate place and submit it to the Centre Superintendent on the day of the exam.

 

Tips to Remember

 

  1. Applying for the NTSE exam is a one-step process. Students only need to apply for the Stage 1 exam. There's no need to apply for the Stage 2 exam.

  2. NTSE 2022 application form is made available online by States or UTs. One can also collect it from the liaison officer.

  3. One has to pay the NTSE 2022 application fee (as specified by the state) while submitting the form online or offline.

  4. While filling up the NTSE application form, students need to mention details like their name, mother's name, father's name, postal address, etc. They also have to submit a recent passport-size coloured photograph and caste certificate (if applicable) attested by the Principal of his or her school.

  5. Make sure to fill in any details in the upper case only.

  6. The handwriting should be clear and legible. Do not make corrections or scribble on the form.

  7. AskIITians experts recommend submitting the NTSE application form 2022 four to five days before the last date of submission to avoid any technical glitches at the last minute.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

  1. Is NTSE Application Form 2022 out?

All states and UTs released the NTSE 2022 application form in October and November 2021. The last date to apply for the Stage 1 exam was in January but varied from state to state. 

  1. Who can apply for the NTSE exam 2022?

Students pursuing Class X can apply for the exam. For more details, check out the eligibility criteria for the NTSE exam here.

  1. What is the date of the NTSE exam 2022 Stage 1?

Last year, the NTSE 2021 Stage 1 exam was postponed and will now be conducted on June 12, 2022. Check out more important dates of the NTSE exam here.

  1. Is the NTSE exam difficult?

Yes, NTSE is a very competitive exam. Millions of school students from every state sit for the exam. However, with the right amount of dedication and hard work, one can easily crack it.

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