NTSE Puducherry Application Form 2021 (Released); Check Details Here

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Oct 30, 2020

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Directorate of School Education, Puducherry has finally released the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Stage 1 Application Form for the academic year 2020-21. Students can apply for the NTSE Puducherry 2021 till November 15, 2020. 

Students who are currently studying in Class X from a recognized State/Central Government schools in Puducherry or the students studying in the Govt/Govt. Aided/Private Unaided schools are eligible to apply for the scholarship examination. 

Apart from those students, the National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) awardees are also eligible to apply for the NTSE exam. 

Check: NTSE 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The scheduled NTSE exam will be held on December 13, 2020, and the admit card for the said exam will be released on December 4, 2020. The students can avail of their exam admit cards from their respective schools. 

Check: NTSE 2021 Notification: Exam Dates (out), Application form (for Andhra out) & Eligibility Criteria

NTSE Puducherry - Application Form 2021: How to Apply? 

  • Students who wish to take up the NTSE exam can apply online only through their respective schools
  • They can take a print out/ hard copy of the auto-generated application form
  • The department will provide the user ID and password to the schools 
  • The printout of the application form of the students must be retained to the Heads of the Schools 

NTSE Puducherry 2021: Exam Syllabus 

The NTSE exam syllabus will consist of the portions taken from class IX and class X up to December. It will also have the syllabus from the state board subjects like Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. 

Check: NTSE 2021 Exam Syllabus

NTSE Puducherry 2021: Exam Pattern 

Usually, the NTSE exam has separate question booklets as Part-I for (Mental Ability Test) and Part-II for (Scholastic Aptitude Test). The students are required to answer all the questions. 

Check: NTSE 2021 Exam Pattern 

NTSE 2021: Marks Distribution 




Part-I (Mental Ability Test) 


9 am to 11 am

Part-II (Scholastic Aptitude Test) 

11:15 am to 1:15 pm





Social Science 




NTSE Puducherry 2021: Results

The NTSE Puducherry exam 2021 results will be declared by SCERT Puducherry between January and March 2021. Around 20 students, i.e, (11-General, 1-EWS, 5-OBC, and 3-SC) will be shortlisted based on the merit obtained in the written examination. 

Only the shortlisted students will be able to take part in the national level NTSE Stage-II examination. The students who qualify the NTSE Stage-II will be awarded the NTSE scholarship. 

Students who are selected in the State-level examination are awarded INR 5,000 and the students who are shortlisted in the National-level examination are awarded INR 10,000 as one-time incentive by the Puducherry UT Government. 

Also Check: NTSE 2020 Results 

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