Andhra Pradesh NTSE Notification 2019-2020 Updates

Andhra Pradesh NTSE Notification 2019-2020 released by BSEAP. Students studying 10th Class can check eligibility, exam schedule, registration fee, application process, previous question papers and more updates from here. Interested candidates can get latest updates from below. This is a National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) conducted by the state government as a Stage-1. Candidates qualified in this stage can appear National Level (Stage-2) examination which will be conducted by NCERT. Students successfully qualified and selected candidates will get scholarships for their further studies. For scholarship details you can check this link.

Eligibility Conditions

Students studying in class 10th in the current academic year from any recognized school in Andhra Pradesh including Kendriya Vidhyalayas, Navodaya Samitis and schools affiliated to C.B.S.E. & I.C.S.E. New Delhi. Students must have minimum 60% (for General & 55% for Rest categories) in class 9th.

Application Fee

  • The Examination fee is ₹ 200/- (Two Hundred Rupees only) per candidate.
  • The examination fee has to be paid in form of Challan to the following Head of Account: (DDs are not acceptable).

NTSE Scholarship Pattern:

All selected (1000) students will get a monthly scholarship as per decided by NCERT, Delhi. Check the Scholarship pattern here-

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

NTSE Syllabus

There is no prescribed syllabus for the NTSE examination. However, the standard of items shall be conforming to the level of Classes IX and X. A separate booklet called ‘Learn about the Test’ containing sample items for both the Tests- MAT and SAT is available in print as well as on the NCERT website

Examination Scheme:

State level examination may have two parts: Part-I – Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Part-II – Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) for nominating the required number of candidates for the second level test to be conducted by the NCERT. Both the tests will be administered on the same day

Mental Ability Test

  • There shall be 100 multiple-choice type items, with four alternatives. Each item will carry one mark. Candidates are required to answer the items on a separate OMR sheet as per instructions given in the test booklet and on the OMR sheet.

Scholastic Aptitude Test

  • The scholastic Aptitude Test will consist of 100 multiple-choice items of one mark each. Each item shall have four alternatives, out of which only one will be the correct answer. There shall be 40 items from Science, 40 from Social Science and 20 from Mathematics, Candidates are required to answer the items on a separate OMR sheet to be provided at the examination centre as per instructions.

Question Paper Pattern

Paper Test name Maximum Marks No of Questions Duration
(in minutes)
Timings of Exam
I Mental Ability Test (MAT) 100 100 120 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 100 100 120 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM

AP NTSE Exam Schedule 2019-20

S.No Event Name Tentative Dates
1 Application Online Submission form 05th Aug, 2019
2 Payment may be made from 05th Aug, 2019
3 Last date for upload the candidate’s application by the concerned Head Masters 05th Oct, 2019
4 Last date for payment of examination fee 05th Oct, 2019
5 Last date for submission of printed nominal rolls along with other enclosures in the O/o. The District Educational Office concerned by the School HMs 10th Oct, 2019
6 Last date for submission of printed Nominal Rolls by the concerned DEO’s in the O/o. The Director of Government Examinations, A.P. Vijayawada. 13th Oct, 2019
7 NTSE Stage-1 Exam Date 03rd Nov, 2019
8 NTSE Stage-2 Exam Date 10th May, 2019

Important Links

Download NTSE Information Brochure

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