National Talent Search Exam 2019 Notification Declared
States and UTs have started to release the NTSE application form 2020 from the first week of August 2019. NTSE stage 1 is slated to be conducted on November 2 for Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, on November 3 for all other states and UTs and on November 17, 2019, for Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Delhi NCR, and Jammu & Kashmir. The application for NTSE 2020 is done for stage 1 only. Those who qualify NTSE stage 1 2020 exam will qualify for the NTSE stage 2. The state-wise links to download the NTSE 2020 application form has been provided below.
Many states will release the application form online on the official website of SCERT while others will release offline. Candidates studying in class 10th can download the application form of NTSE 2020 online or even obtain the same from the state liaison officer. Candidates will have to submit the completely filled NTSE application form 2020 along with the application fee (if any) before the last date. The last date for form submission will vary from state to state. To know more about NTSE 2020 application form, find state-wise links to download them and for other important information, read the complete article below.
NTSE Application Form 2020 – Points to remember
Application form of NTSE 2020 will be made available by States/UTs in the online mode. It can also be collected from the state liaison officer.
NTSE 2020 is a one-step application process. Candidates need not apply for the stage 2 exam.
The NTSE 2020 application fee (if applicable in the state) needs to be deposited along with the form.
Steps to fill NTSE Application Form 2020
Candidates can obtain, fill and submit the NTSE application form online or offline by following the steps listed below:
Obtain Application Form – Download the NTSE registration form 2020 from the official website or one can also collect it from the liaison officer of the state.
Filling up the application form – Candidates need to fill up the application form in their own handwriting as per the instructions and affix their recent photograph along with signature at the space provided. Candidates will be required to enter the following details in the NTSE 2020 application form:
Postal address etc.
Payment of application fee – Candidates will be required to remit the NTSE application fee (if specified by the state/UT).
Application form submission – The NTSE application form 2020 needs to be submitted in offline/online mode as specified. From last year, some states have started to accept the completed NTSE application form 2020 in the online mode too. Candidates must ensure that the application form of NTSE is filled and attached with the required documents as per the instructions.
Important Documents to be attached with NTSE 2020 Application Form
Along with the application form, candidates are required to attach the documents listed below. All the documents should be duly attested by the Principal of the School.
Recent passport size colored photograph
Instructions to fill NTSE 2020 Application form
All the details entered by the applicant in the NTSE application form 2020 must be correct.
Fill the details in the upper case only.
Do not scribble or make any corrections in the form. Write the details in clear handwriting.
It is advised that candidates submit the application forms 4-5 days prior to the last date.
NTSE 2020 Exam Centres
Candidates have to fill their exam centre preferences in the application form. The exam authority will allot the nearest examination centre to the candidate. The complete address of the examination venue will be mentioned on the NTSE admit card 2020 which will be released in the second week of October 2019.
NTSE 2020 Reservation Criteria
NCERT will award the NTSE scholarships 2020 on the basis of certain reservation criteria which is provided below. Candidates will be required to mention their category and attach a copy of the certificate (in case of reserved category only) in the NTSE application form 2020. The result and merit lists will also be prepared on the following criteria for reservation:
NTSE reservation criteria 2020
Other Backward Class
Candidates can download the application form of NTSE 2020 of the given states by clicking on the link beside it.
Q: When can I get NTSE application form?
A: The application form will be released online on the official website of the SCERT. In case it is released offline, you can collect it from your school officials or the state liaison officer. Every state/UT releases its own application form in the month of August/ September.
Q: What is the mode of NTSE registration?
A: Till 2018, the only mode of registration was offline. However, some states have gone online while filling the NTSE 2020 application form.
Q: How can I apply for NTSE 2020?
A: To apply for NTSE Scholarship Exam, students have to download the print copy of the application form from the SCERT website and submit the form to the school officials or they can also send the filled application to the address of state’s liaison officer.
Q: What is the NTSE application fee?
A: The application fees is decided by the respective State Liaison Officer and is mentioned in the NTSE application form 2020. Different states have a different application fee. Some states like Delhi do not have any NTSE application fee.
Q: What is the NTSE Application 2020 last date?
A: The last date to submit the complete application form of NTSE 2020 varies from state to state.
Q. Do I need to apply for NTSE 2020 stage II also?
A. No, NTSE application is a one-time process. You need to apply only for stage I. Only if you qualify stage 1 exam will you be able to appear for NTSE stage 2