NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) is the most prestigious scholarship exam of India, which provides a scholarship of Rs. 1250 till Classs XII and Rs. 2000 per month throughout Undergraduate and Graduate program for selected students.
NTSE 2015 Stage 1
Stage 1 exam for NTSE 2015 will be held on November 2, 2014. For Mizoram, Meghalya, Nagaland and Adaman and Nicobar Islands, the exam will be held on November 1, 2014.
Number of students selected from each state is decided based on State Quota.
NTSE Paper PatternIn 2013, NCERT changed the Stage 2 pattern including a Language Test and reducing questions in Mental
Ability Test (MAT). Now Stage 1 will also follow the same pattern.
The new paper pattern will be as follows
The examination consists of tests, namely Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The items in the MAT and SAT are multiple choice questions. Each question has four alternatives. The candidate has to select one correct answer from the given alternatives and mark its number in the answer-sheet as per instructions given on the answer sheet. Each correct answer carries one mark. Thus, the total score of a candidate in a test is equal to the number of questions answered correctly by him/her.
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