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State Level National Talent Search Examination 2016-17

State Level National Talent Search Examination (SLNTSE) 2016-17

The State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Kerala is organising the State-level National Talent Search Examination for the students of Class X on 06th November 2016.



Eligibility Criteria for NTSE 2016

Only those pupils who are studying in Class X during this academic year (2016-17) in any Government/Aided/Recognised schools/Kendriya Vidyalaya/Navodaya Vidyalaya in Kerala are eligible to apply for the State-level NTS Examination

Pupils who have secured not less than 55% for all non-language subjects in the qualifying examination of class IX of 2015-16 will be admitted for the examination

 

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Procedure of the Test

The test will be conducted in Two Parts of 90 minutes duration each.

Part I - Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) comprises of 100 objective type questions from Social science, Science subjects and Mathematics

Part II consists of Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Language Comprehension Test

There will be 50 Questions in Mental Ability Test and 50 questions in Language Comprehension Test (50 questions in Malayalam Language and 50 questions in English Language). Candidates can choose either Malayalam or English for Language Comprehension Test

Marks scored for Language Comprehension Test will not be considered for ranking; but candidates must score a minimum for 40% marks in Language Comprehension Test

All questions in Part II are also of objective type

Portions included for the State Level Test under Part I are as follows

a) 9th & 10th standard entire portions of Kerala State syllabus for the current academic year

b) 9th & 10th standard entire portions of CBSE syllabus for the current academic year

c) Certain portions studied in lower classes, which are essential for the proper understanding of the subjects. The questions will be of higher order involving application and reasoning

The candidate should answer Part I (SAT) and then Part II (MAT) after an interval of one hour

Candidate can choose English, Malayalam, Tamil or Kannada as medium of Examination for SAT & MAT

Date of Examination is 06th November 2016

i) Part I: SAT I consist of 100 objective type questions in Social Science, Science subjects & Mathematics - 09.00 am to 10.30 am - All candidates except disabled candidates 09.00 am to 11.00 am Disabled candidates only

ii) Part II: MAT & Language comprehension Test consists of 100 objective type questions - 11.30 am to 01.00 pm; all candidates except disabled candidates; 11.30 am to 01.30 pm Disabled candidates only



How to Apply for NTSE 2016

Pupils are directed to apply Online. Read the following instructions carefully

Applications are to be submitted online. Open the website of SCERT Kerala (www.scert.kerala.gov.in)

Click on the link online payment of NTSE fee (SBT)

Enter the required details

Press submit button

Click on the options for remittance of the fee (Credit card/Debit card, Internet banking/SBT Branch - challan mode)

Fee for General Category is Rs.250/- For SC/ST/ BPL Category is Rs.100/-

After successful payment through credit/debit card or Internet Banking, a challan will be provided. Printout of which has to be taken

For more details visit www.scert.kerala.gov.in

Important Dates for NTSE 2016

The last date of submission of online application for NTSE is 10th September 2016

Date of Examination is 06th November 2016

State Council of Educational Research and Training

State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Kerala, The Liaison Officer, The State Level NTS Examination, SCERT, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram-12, visit www.scert.kerala.gov.in