The Admit Card for National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2019-20 has been released by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT).
The state level screening examination is scheduled to be conducted across country in all States/UTs on first Sunday of November, i.e. Nov 3, 2019, this year. However, for Nagaland, Andaman and Nicobar Island, Meghalaya and Mizoram, the exam will be held on first Saturday of November every year, until any special event or circumstance arises.
Notably, for the state-level examination (first level), the e-admit card for the candidates is issued by the state education department. Therefore, the candidates who have applied for the examination are advised to visit their respective state’s education department website to download the admit card.
For secondary level examination, the e-admit card is issued by the NCERT (National Talent Search Examination) on its website.
The tests will be available in following languages: Asamiya, Bangla, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
NTSE carries a two-stage selection process for the identification of talent. The individual State/UT carries the first stage selection whereas the second stage selection at the national level is conducted by NCERT.
State level examination comprises of two parts: Part-I Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Part- II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Each question in both the tests shall carry one mark each. One mark will be allotted for every correct answer. There will be no negative marking; however, the students are advised to not follow the blind guessing technique.