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

NTSE (National Talent Search Exam) Stage-1  Notification for Tripura has been released by State Council Of Educational Research & Training Abhoynagar, Agartala, Tripura.

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Official Notification


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State Level NTSE-1 Exam is Conducted By State Council Of Educational Research & Training, Tripura for the state and Selected  Candidates will be recommended for NTSE STAGE 2 Level Which happens under the supervision of NCERT Delhi.


After clearing both stages, Approximately 1000 students will be selected for a monthly scholarship. (After Stage 2 Exam).


Tripura State Quota  for Stage 2 Examination Will be decided by NCERT.



Eligibility for NTSE Exam


Students studying in class 10th in the current academic year from any recognized school in Tripura 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.

 Only Regular Students of Class X of Tripura State are eligible.


Examination Fee:

NIL As No Examination Fee is mentioned in the Notification







Tripura State Liaison Officer &


Name- Smt. Kuheli Debbarma

Designation- Deputy Director

Addresses- State Council of Educational Research and Training, Abhoy Nagar,

Agartala, Tripura(West)-799005.

Phone: 0381-2354867, 0381-2354209



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: 10.30AM to 12.30PM
II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 100 100 120 Evening Session :

1.30PM to 3.30PM

 *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.


Medium of The exam -English, Hindi 




 There is a minimum cutoff requirement of 40 % in MAT and SAT separately for general category.

 and minimum cutoff of 32 % in MAT and SAT for SC/ST/PH (both paper separately)



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 for Tripura NTSE EXAMINATION
Starting Date of Application July 23, 2018  Official website

Last Date of applying  August 18, 2018  Apply before the last day


Tripura NTSE Stage 1  November 4, 2018

Conducted by SCERT,Tripura

Tripura NTSE  stage 1  Results

Last week of January 2019 Result is generally declared in Last week of January. Only selected Candidates can appear in NTSE stage 2 exam conducted by NCERT.
NTSE  Stage 2 2019 May 12, 2019 conducted by NCERT.








User Guide to fill the Tripura NTSE Exam


Step 1

Visit and click on “National Talent Search 2018-19 Form” to download the NTSE Tripura application form. After Download Take a printout

Or You can Collect the forms From Your School. Image of the form is given below


Step 2

Use only black/blue ball point pen to fill the application form.

Provide all the necessary details in Capital Letters and double check the information to work against the cancellation of the form.

Write your name and your father’s name on the back side of the passport sized photo which is to be attached on the Application form.

Step 3

Submit the form to Your School It is the responsibility of the candidate and the Principal of the school to deposit the filled in form with the SCERT,Tripura before the last date. No. request for condoning the delay in submission will be entertained whether it is due to the fault of the Candidate or the Headmaster/Principal of his/her institution.

NTSE Tripura 2019 Exam Centres

Exam Centres


Umakanta Academy and Umakanta Academy Eng. Med

West District.

Khowai Govt. H/S School, Khowai Tripura

Khowai District

Bishramganj H/S School, Shepahijala Tripura School

Shepahijala District.

Udaipur Girls H/S School, Udaipur, Gomati, Tripura

Gomati District
Santirbazar H/S School, Santirbazar, South Tripura South District
R.K. Institution, Kailashahar, Unokuti Tripura South District
B.B.I Institution Dharmanagar, North Tripura North District
Chandraipara H.S, School, Ambassa, Dhalai Dhalai District




For SC, ST, and PH – A copy of caste, reservation, category, and disability certificates must be attached along with the application form.

For OBC Candidates – OBC or Other Backward Class applicants will also be required to send a copy of their caste certificate attached with the application. Only ‘Non-creamy layer’ students will be able to avail the reservation. 

  • Applicants must locate and identify their caste/ community in the ‘Central List of OBCs’ by NCBC (National Council of Backward Classes.
  • To find your caste/ community in the Central List of OBCs click here


In case of Any Help


Office of the DIRECTOR

SCERT,Abhoynagar ,Agartala,Tripura 




CRACKNTSE wishes you luck for the examination

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