National Talent Search Examination Stage -I Notification For Andhra Pradesh State 2018

Notification Date:2018-08-16
Expiry Date:2019-09-30

National Talent Search Examination Stage -I Notification For Andhra Pradesh State 2018.

  • It is hereby notified that the State Level National Talent Search (1 st level) Examination (NTSE) for class X will be conducted on 04-11-2018 (Sunday) from 09.30 AM to 11.30 AM for Paper -1 and from 02.00 to 04.00 PM for Paper -11 in Telugu, English, Urdu and Hindi medium at all the Headquarters of 13 Districts in the State. The students who are studying X Class during the current academic year i.e., 2018-19 in any recognized school in Andhra Pradesh including Kendriya Vidyalayas, Navodaya Sarnitis and schools affiliated to C.B.S.E & I.C.S.E New Delhi are only eligible to appear for the above said Examination
  • The examination consists of Mental Ability Test (MAT) Paper-I Morning Session for 100 marks, Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) Paper-Il Evening Session for 100 marks comprising Social Studies, Sciences and Mathematics.

The following are the due dates for remittance of Examination fee and for submission of applications.

Application online submission from24-08-2018
Payment may be made from24-08-2018
Last date for upload the candidate's application by the concerned Head Masters05-10-2018
Last date for payment of examination fee06-10-2018
Last date for submission of printed nominal rolls along with other enclosures in the 0/0. The District Educational Office concerned by the School HMs.07-10-2018
Last date for submission of printed Nominal Rolls by the concerned DEO's (after thorough scrutiny of printed NRs with original certificates of Income, VII pass memos and caste etc., and certify on the NR with designation stamp) in the 0/0. the Director of Government Examinations, A.P., Vijayawada.09-10-2018

Application Fee:

  • The Examination fee is Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) per candidate. The examination fee has to be paid through AP CFMS which was generated after submission of online applications
  • Information can be obtained from the concerned District Educational Officer or from the under signed. Applications should be uploaded in the website and printed application forms should be submitted in DEO's office of the District concerned only. For any further details in this regard the concerned District Educational Officer or Office of the Director of Government Examinations, A.P., Vijayawada may be contacted Copy to The Commissioner; Information & Public Relations Department with a request for wide publicity by publishing the contents of the note in all leading dailies under news item.


  • National Talent Search Examination (First Level) is conducted by Directorate of Government Examinations, A.P., Vijayawada as per directions of NCERT, New Delhi every year in the month of November along with NMMS Examination.
  • All students in the state who are studying X Standard in any of the recognized schools can write the examination.
  • The number of scholarships will be allocated by NCERT every year. The candidates will be selected to the Second Level basing on the merit and as per the reservation norms given by NCERT.
  • 1000 candidates every year are being selected in Second Level Examination all over the country.
  • Scholarship will be paid by the NCERT, New Delhi. Rs.1250/- per month for Intermediate 1st and 2nd years. Rs.2000/- per month up to Post Graduation. For Ph.D as per UGC norms.

Pattern of Examination::

Sl.No Test type Paper Maximum Marks No of questions Duration in minutes
1 Mental Ability Test (MAT) Paper I 100 100 120
2 Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) Paper II 100 100 120

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)-having Papers with below Marks and Questions

Sl.No Papers Maximum Marks No. of Questions
1 Physics 13 13
2 Chemistry 13 13
3 Biology 14 14
4 Mathematics 20 20
5 History 12 12
6 Geography 12 12
7 Political Science 8 8
8 Economics 8 8

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