National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) stage 1, 2020-21 will be conducted in December 2020 and the state 2 examination will be conducted in June 2021. The conducting body of NTSE is The National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and has announced the NTSE 2020 exam schedule.
NTSE exam pattern comprises of two papers for each stage, the first paper will be Mental Ability Test (MAT) comprising 100 questions for 100 marks. The second paper, Scholastic Ability Test (SAT), will be for 100 marks for a total of 100 questions. The duration of time for each paper is 120 minutes and in stage 2 there will be no negative marking.
Students to take application form the board has asked them to contact the Liaison officers of their states. Also, the duly filled form must be signed by the principal of the school. Before the last date the application form has to be submitted. Different states of the country will have different last dates scheduled it is a notification to students that do confirm the Liaison Officer of your state.