Official Notification for Telangana State NTSE Stage-1 2018-2019

NTSE (National Talent Search Exam) Stage-1 Notification for Telangana has been released by Director of Government Examinations., T.S., Hyderabad.

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Official Notification


State Level NTSE-1 Exam is Conducted By Director of Government Examinations., T.S., Hyderabad. for the state of Telangana and Selected  Candidates are recommended for NTSE STAGE 2 Level Which happens under the supervision of NCERT Delhi.

After clearing both stages, Approximately 1000 students are selected for a monthly scholarship.



Eligibility for NTSE Exam

Students studying in class 10th in the current academic year from any recognized school in Telangana including Kendriya Vidyalaya(Central School) by KVS, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya by Navodaya Samitis and schools affiliated to C.B.S.E. & I.C.S.E. Boards.



The Students who have selected for NMMS Scholarship and Studying class X Now may also Eligible to apply for NTS EXAMINATION(NTSE ) but such candidates have to forego the further NMMS scholarships if he/she is Selected in NTS second level examination.

Students must have minimum 60% (for General & 55% for Rest categories) in class 9th.

In the State of Telangana, The exam will be conducted in Telugu, English, Urdu & Hindi Medium.


Examination Fee:

Rs. 100 (Rupees Hundred only).fee should be paid through challan at any treasury branch before online registration of applications as the particulars of examination fee should be noted in the application form at the time of registration.(DDs are not acceptable)


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The Examination fee has to be paid in the form of challan to the following Head of Account drawn only in SBI Where Challan (Treasure ) facility is available.

0202 Education, sports, arts and culture

01 general education

102 secondary education

06 director of government examination

800 user charges

DDO CODE 25000303001


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NTSE Stage 1 Exam Pattern:

From this year onwards English will not be the part of NTSE Exam and There will be NO Negative Marking for Any Wrong Question.

Paper Test name Maximum Marks No of Questions Duration
(in minutes)
Timings of Exam
I Mental Ability Test (MAT) 100 100 120 Morning Session : 9.30AM to 11.30AM
II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 100 100 120 Evening Session : 02.00PM to 04.00PM

 *Exam Duration will be 150 minutes for Specially Abled students.


MAT Will Have Reasoning Type Questions to test Logical Ability of Students. Mental Ability Test will have 100 questions for 100 Marks.

SAT will Have Questions Testing Subject Knowledge of Students In Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Maths and Social Sciences. Scholastic Aptitude Test for 100 Marks with 100 Questions comprising Sciences (40) and Mathematics (20) Social Sciences (40).Each Question Carries one mark. All questions are Multiple Choice Questions with four options.

There will be no Language Comprehensive Test.


NTSE Scholarship Detail:


All selected (1000) students will get a monthly scholarship as per decided by NCERT, Delhi. Here Selected Means Final Selection In the Merit List Prepared by NTSE After Two Stages of Examination.

  • For Intermediate students (11th and 12th) – Rs. 1250 per Month.
  • For Under Graduation & Post Graduation Students – Rs. 2000 per Month.
  • For PhD students – As per UGC Norms 




Important dates

a) Last date for remittance of Examination fee in the shape of Challan 28-08-2018
b) Last date for registered of Applications online 29-08-2018
c) Last date for submission of printed copy of online registered Application Form along with fee in the shape of Challan (original only), copies of caste and medical certificates in case of SC/ST/OBC/PHC candidates and NR (two copies of NRs) by the candidate/Head Masters of the schools concerned in the office of concerned District Educational Officer. (Printed Application forms, & NR must be attested by concerned Head Master.) (Attested copy of the caste, non-creamy layer and medical certificates in case of SC/ST/OBC/PHC should be enclosed otherwise they will be treated as general candidates). 30-08-2018
d) Last date for submission of Printed Application forms and Nominal Rolls attested by concerned Head Master, along with Original Challans by the concerned DEO’s to the O/o the Director of Government Examinations., T.S., Hyderabad. 31-08-2018
e) NTSE Stage-1 Exam date 04-11-2018
f) NTSE Stage-2 Exam date (Tentative ) 12-05-2018


Applications forms should be registered online  in the website and printed copy of online  application forms along with original challan,copies of caste certificates issued by MRO concerned and medical certificates  issued by medical board of concerned district in case of SC/ST/OBC/PHC and two copies of print of report (i.e nominal roll ) should be submitted in district educational officer  DEOs office of the district concerned only. All eligible candidates can apply through Online mode only.


in case of SC/ST/OBC/PHC candidates, caste and medical certificates should be uploaded along with the application at the time of registration online.


in case of OBC candidates should furnish caste and non-creamy layer certificates for OBC reservation otherwise they will be treated as general candidates.


User Guide to fill the NTSE Application form 


follow the instructions step by step to fill the application form

NTSE Telangana Admit Card

Admit Card for Telangana NTSE 2019 will be available  after allotment of seat numbers a week  prior to the conduct of exam on November 4, 2018.

NTSE Telangana Answer Key

The answer key for the exam will be available in last week of November 2018.


CRACKNTSE wish you luck for the examination

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2 thoughts on “Official Notification for Telangana State NTSE Stage-1 2018-2019

  • Anonymous

    Keep ,how much percentage of marks is there for reservation based division of seats in this website . so we can prepare accordingly

    • Editorial Team

      Don’t worry about marks and focus on your studies only .every year marks and cut off varies and the reservation of state seats is decided by Number of enrollment in that particular year.

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