Official Notification for Uttar Pradesh State NTSE Stage-1 2018-2019

NTSE (National Talent Search Exam) Stage-1  Notification for Uttar Pradesh has been released by Examination Regularity Authority Allahabad.

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Official Notification


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State Level NTSE-1 Exam is Conducted By State Council Of Educational Research & Training, Uttar Pradesh 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).


Uttar Pradesh 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 Uttar Pradesh 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 and UP Boards.

Any Regular student of Class 10th from a recognized school under Uttar Pradesh State Board and having minimum 60% (for General & 55% for Rest categories) in class 9th last year.

There is no domicile restriction.



Examination Fee:

Rs 50- General/OBC

Rs 30-SC/ST/PH

FEE is payable to ( form of DD )

Secretary, examination regulatory authority Allahabad up

A/C No-519701010028014



LIC Colony, Allahabad







Uttar Pradesh State Liaison Officer &


Mrs.Usha Chandra
Director, Bureau of Psychology SCERT, 2 Lowther
Road Allahabad-211001 (UP)
Phone: 0532-2256511



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 8am to 10am
II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 100 100 120  

10am to 12am

 *Exam Duration will be 150 minutes(8AM-1PM) 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 UP NTSE EXAMINATION
Starting Date of Application August 28,2018  Official website


Last Date of applying  September 26, 2018  Apply before the last day


UP NTSE Stage 1  November 4, 2018

Conducted by SCERT,Uttarpradesh

UP 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 UP NTSE Exam


Step 1

Visit and Download the application form. After Download Take a printout.

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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

Each district of the State has allocated an Examination Centre Submit  It is the responsibility of the candidate and the Principal of the school to deposit the filled in form with the Examination Centre of the State 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.






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


It is essential to attach caste certificate (OBC/SC/ST) and Certificate for a Physically Challenged group, Certificates should be attested by gazetted officer. if the candidate of OBC/SC/ST/PH does not attach the attested photocopy of caste/disability certificate with application form they will be treated as a general candidate.


Regarding wrong answers

Any objection related to question papers and answers can be mailed to of examination regulatory authority UP Alenganj, Allahabad upto 15.11.2018

students are advised to have a photocopy of admit card for his/her record as admit card will be submitted after the exam.

The question paper will be given to the student.

In case of Any Help


Director, Bureau of Psychology

SCERT, 2 Lowther Road

Allahabad-211001 (UP)

Ph. 0532-2256511




CRACKNTSE wishes you luck for the examination

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