NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2018 Question Paper, Answer Key, Result, Cut off

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Apr 5, 2018

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The State Council of Educational Research and Training, Himachal Pradesh has declared the Himachal Pradesh NTSE result 2018. The result of Himachal Pradesh NTSE lists out district-wise various details of candidates including candidate’s name, roll number, father’s name and marks in various sections.

  • SCERT Himachal Pradesh also released a separate merit list with the names and details of shortlisted candidates.
  • A total of 23 candidates have been selected from General category, 4 from SC, 4 from ST and 1 from CWSN (Children with special needs) category.
  • These selected candidates will be eligible to sit for the Stage 2 of NTSE 2018 which is scheduled to be conducted on May 13, 2018.
  • The final result of NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2018 will be declared in the month of August by NCERT.
  • The successful students in the NTSE Stage 2 will receive the scholarship amount from Class XI to Ph.D. level.

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Paper 2018

The paper is divided into three sections namely Language Comprehension Test, Mental Ability Test, and Scholastic Ability Test. In the paper, for every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded while there is no negative marking for wrong attempts.

MAT section contains the questions based on analytical and reasoning. This section helps to test the students reasoning, ability to think, ability to evaluate, ability to discriminate and visualize. The questions were asked from the chapter such as Series, Pattern Perception, Analogies, Coding-Decoding, Classifications, Hidden Figures and Problem Solving etc.

In the SAT section, questions will be asked from language and also from Science, Social Science and Mathematics. This section helps to evaluate the students reading abilities, interpretation, evaluation and general awareness of the subjects.  

The following table shows the distribution of marks, maximum marks and time allotted to each section:

Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
Language Comprehension Test 50 50 45 minutes
Mental Ability Test 50 50 45 minutes
Scholastic Ability Test 100 100 90 minutes

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Answer Key 2018

Those who appeared in the examination can check their answers with the help of revised answer key. With the help of the answer key, students can cross-check their scores and judge their performance.

The links to download NTSE 2018 answer key is as below:

MAT Answer Key Download
LCT Answer Key Download
SAT Answer Key Download

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Result 2018 – Contents

The Himachal Pradesh NTSE result 2018 mentions candidature and exam details mentioned below:

  1. Serial Number
  2. Roll number
  3. Name
  4. Father’s Name
  5. Name of School
  6. Marks in MAT
  7. Marks in SAT
  8. Total marks (MAT+SAT)
  9. Language Marks

How to check NTSE Himachal Pradesh Result 2018?

Candidates can follow the below to view their result of NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2018.

  1. Visit the official website or click on the link below (which directly takes to the result).
  2. Click on NTSE Examination result 2018
  3. Click on District Wise Result of National Talent Search Examination - November, 2017 and List of Selected Candidates of HP NTSE Examination - November, 2017.
  4. Take a printout and keep it for future references.

Click Here for District Wise Result of National Talent Search Examination - November, 2017

Click Here for List of Selected Candidates of HP NTSE Examination - November, 2017

Cut Off Marks of Himachal Pradesh NTSE 2017-18

Cut off marks are the minimum marks scored by the candidate in order to clear the examination. The final cut off marks will only be declared after the completion of stage 2 exam.

Cut off marks will be decided on the basis of various factors which are as below:

  • Total number of students appearing in the exam
  • The difficulty level of the paper
  • Marking scheme
  • Availability of seats
  • Previous year cut off trends

The following table shows category-wise cut off marks:

Categories Cut off Scores 2017-18 Cut off Scores 2016-17
General 90 111
Scheduled Caste 77 93
Schedule Tribe 75 100

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.