National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a national level Scholarship exam conducted for class X students every year. It is a 2-tier examination. Odisha NTSE stage I was organized on November 5, 2017. The result for stage I was released on February 2, 2018. The candidates who will qualify NTSE, will be eligible for scholarship till Doctorate level of academic studies.
NTSE consists of 3 sections - MAT (Mental Ability Test), SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and LCT (Language Comprehension Test). The distribution of time and mark will be as follows:
|Exam Sections||Total Marks||No. of Items||Duration
|Mental Ability Test||50||50||45|
|Language Comprehension Test||50||50||45|
|Scholastic Aptitude Test||100||100||90|
For every correct answer, the candidate is awarded +1 while there isn’t any provision for negative marking.
The NTSE answer key 2018 will let the candidates verify the correct answers with the ones attempted by them. One can visit the official website to find the official answer key. One can also challenge the answer keys along with the proof. A final set of answer key is obtained and published by the authorities. Candidates can compare their result and get a rough idea about the scores attained. Check Karnataka NTSE 2018 Result
To check the result, all candidates must log in through Official Link only. They can check their qualifying status in their account for NTSE 2018 stage 1 exam.
All the candidates who appeared for NTSE Exam 2018 held on November 5, 2017 can follow the below given steps to check the result.
Candidates need to qualify the minimum cutoff marks in stage – 1 so as to qualify for stage II. It will be conducted by NCERT.
Candidates can check here the cutoff marks for NTSE stage 2 as mentioned in the tables below -
Subject-wise NTSE cutoff (Paper 1, 2 and 3)
|Test Papers||Maximum Marks||Qualifying Percentage/Marks|
|Paper I MAT||49||40% (19.6)||35% (17.15)|
|Paper II English||50||40% (20.0)||35% (17.5)|
|Paper II Hindi||50||40% (20.0)||35% (17.5)|
|Paper III SAT||96||40% (38.4)||35% (33.6)|
|Total Marks||145||40% (58)||35% (50.75)|
Category wise NTSE cutoff
|Categories||Cut Off 2018||Max Marks of MAT and SAT|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.