NTSE Rajasthan 2023: Board of Secondary Education (BSE) will conduct the NTSE Rajasthan on 3rd November 2023. The Rajasthan application process will start in the fourth week of August 2019. Class 10th students can apply for NTSE Rajasthan till the second week of September 2019. NTSE Rajasthan admit card will be released online in the third week of October 2019. The NTSE stage 1 qualified candidates will only be invited to appear for the stage 2 exam conducted by NCERT. Finally, shortlisted ones will be awarded scholarships for their higher studies.
NCERT provides scholarships to talented students in India to help them economically. Students should read the article below to get information about NTSE Rajasthan 2023. Information including exam dates, eligibility, admit card, answer key and question pattern, etc.
NTSE Rajasthan Exam Dates
|Start Date of Application||Last Week of August 2023|
|Last Date of Application (Without Late Fee)||Second Week of September 2023|
|Last Date of Application (With Late Fee)||Fourth Week of September 2023|
|Admit Card for Stage 1||Third week of October 2023|
|NTSE Rajasthan Stage 1||November 3, 2023|
|NTSE Rajasthan Answer Key||November 2023|
|NTSE Rajasthan Result & Cut-off Scores||Second Week of February 2024|
|NTSE Admit Card for Stage 2||April 2024|
|NTSE Stage 2||May 10, 2024|
|NTSE Stage 2 Result||September 2024|
NTSE Rajasthan Eligibility Criteria
Refer to the below eligibility conditions to appear for the NTSE Rajasthan 2023.
- Students studying in Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kendriya Vidyalaya or any Rajasthan Board affiliated schools.
- Class 10th regular students of Rajasthan who are studying in the academic year of 2023.
- General category students who have obtained at least 55% marks in Class 9th.
- Reserved category students who have obtained at least 50% marks in Class 9th.
- The age limit must be less than 18 years as on 1st July 2019 to apply for NTSE Rajasthan.
- Students who are employed in any job are not eligible.
- Students who are getting a scholarship from any other source are not eligible for this year.
- NMMS scholarship holders are also eligible to apply for NTSE Rajasthan.
NTSE Rajasthan Application Form
The application form will be released online by BSE, Rajasthan in the last week of August 2019. Students can download the application from the official website and submit it on or before the 2nd week of September 2019. Otherwise, students have to submit the application along with late fee on or before the 4th week of September 2019. Students must refer to the below-mentioned information to apply for NTSE Rajasthan 2023.
- Visit the official website rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in to download the application form.
- Make sure to fill correct and valid information in NTSE Rajasthan application.
- Any misperception in the application may lead to the cancellation of the form by the BSE.
- Students must attach their passport size photo with a signature in the application and photocopies of 9th class mark sheets.
- Students must upload the photocopies of 9th class mark sheets and other necessary documents.
- Submit the filled application along with the fee to the school Principal.
- From school, the applications will be submitted further to the state liaison officer.
NTSE Rajasthan Application Fee
Applicants have to pay the application fee along with the form to appear for the NTSE Rajasthan Stage 1. Refer the table below to know the application fee for NTSE Rajasthan 2023.
|Category||Without Late Fee||With Late Fee|
|General||200 Rupees||250 Rupees|
|SC/ST/PH||140 Rupees||180 Rupees|
NTSE Rajasthan Admit Card
- The admit card will be released by BSE in the third week of October 2019.
- Students can collect the admit card from their respective schools some days before the exam.
- Students can find their name, roll number, date, time and exam center details in the admit card.
- Since the admit card is the ID proof of the students, they must carry it to the exam hall.
- Without the admit card, entry to the examination hall is not allowed.
NTSE Rajasthan Question Pattern
Students must remember the NTSE Rajasthan exam pattern while preparing for the exam. The NTSE Rajasthan contains two sections i.e, the Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT). The exam will be held in English and Hindi using pen and paper. Refer to the table below to know the exam pattern for NTSE Rajasthan Stage 1.
|Sections||Number of questions||Duration|
|Mental Ability Test (MAT)||100||120 minutes|
|Scholastic Ability Test (SAT)||100||120 minutes|
- Each right answer carries 1 mark whereas the wrong answer carries no negative marking.
- MAT questions test the candidates thinking abilities, verbal and non-verbal reasoning skills.
- SAT questions test the candidate’s knowledge on each subject of their class 9th and 10th syllabus.
- Both the sections contain 200 questions with a duration of 240 minutes.
- Students can expect the class 9th and 10th syllabus questions in the exam.
NTSE Rajasthan Answer Key
The official answer key will be published online by BSE, Rajasthan in November 2019. Some coaching institutes also publish the answer keys on their websites after the exam. By using the answer keys candidates can compare their answers with the correct ones and estimate their expected scores. In answer keys, candidates can find the correct answer to each question asked in MAT and SAT. The following points are given to check the NTSE Rajasthan answer keys:
- Visit the official website rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in to download the answer keys.
- Answer keys will be available in the pdf format.
- If any student has an objection for any particular answer then they can contact the board of education using email@example.com.
- Answer keys help the students to estimate the scores and determine their eligibility to appear for stage 2 exam.
- Students must remember the exam pattern and cut-off scores while comparing the answers.
NTSE Rajasthan Exam Result
NTSE Rajasthan result will be released along with the cut-off by BSE. The result will be released on the official website in the second week of February 2020. The result will be downloaded in pdf format containing the name and scores of qualified candidates. The merit list contains only the eligible candidate’s names who can appear in the NTSE stage 2 to be held on May 10, 2020. Refer to the steps below to check the NTSE Rajasthan exam results:
- Visit the official website rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in.
- Click on the result link to download the pdf file of results.
- Check your name in the downloaded pdf file.
- Keep a photocopy of the NTSE Rajasthan result for future purpose.
Details Mentioned on NTSE Rajasthan Exam Result
Candidates can check the merit list on the official website of BSE, Rajasthan. The NTSE Rajasthan merit list contains the below-mentioned information.
- Roll Number, School, Name, and Rank of the candidates
- Total scores and Marks obtained in MAT & SAT
- Date of Birth, Gender, Category, and Disability Status of the candidate
NTSE Rajasthan Stage 1 Cut-Off
The cut-off is the minimum score a candidate must get it to be eligible for the stage 2 exam. Rajasthan cut-off will be declared along with the result by BSE. The NTSE Rajasthan cut-off will be released in the 2nd week of February 2020. The NTSE Rajasthan cut-off depends on various factors as given below:
- Total number of candidates
- Maximum marks obtained by the candidate in the exam
- Lowest marks obtained by the candidate in the exam
- The exam difficulty level
- Previous year’s cut-off
The NTSE Rajasthan cut-off is different for different categories. Refer to the table below to find the previous year’s category-wise cut-off for NTSE Rajasthan.
|Category||Previous Year’s Cut-Off|
Candidates can check the category-wise qualifying cut-off for NTSE Rajasthan.
NTSE Rajasthan Reservation Criteria
Total 485 scholarships are reserved for Rajasthan state. Based on the below reservation percentages students will be selected by BSE, Rajasthan.
NTSE Rajasthan Stage 1 Syllabus
The education board has not specified any syllabus for NTSE Rajasthan stage 1. However, candidates can practice the questions from the Rajasthan board class 9th and 10th syllabus. Refer to the table below to know the important topics for NTSE Rajasthan.
|SAT||Maths||Basic Geometry, Coordinate Geometry, Roots, Triangle and Trigonometry, Linear Equation, Quadratic Equation, Arithmetic Progression, Algebraic Expression, Surface Area & Volume, Probability, and Statistics, etc.|
|Science||Motion & Force, Air, Carbon & its Components, Food Production & Management, Source of Energy, Acid, Bases and Salt, Human Body, Fibers & Plastics, Magnetism and Electricity, etc.|
|Social Sciences||Science and Literature, Culture, Indian Constitution, New Empires and Kingdoms, Natural Vegetation and Solar System, Democracy & Elections, Buddhism, Jainism, The Mughal Empire, Delhi Sultanate, Revolt of 1857, National Movement, Atmosphere, The Judiciary, Map & Globe, Map and Globes, Motion of the Earth, Democracy, State Government, UN and Other International Agencies, Union Government, etc.|
|MAT||Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning||Coding-Decoding, Arithmetical Reasoning, Analytic Reasoning, Alphabet Test, Word Problems, Logical Venn Diagrams, Time & Clock, Mirror and Water Images, Blood Relations, Classification, Analogy, Folding/Cutting Paper, Logical Diagram, Mathematical Operations, Series, etc.|
NTSE Scholarship Amount 2023
Rajasthan students who qualified in NTSE Stage 2 will get the below scholarship amount from NCERT every month.
|Education Level||Scholarship Amount|
|Class XI to XII||Rs. 1250/-|
|PhD||According to the UGC norms|
FAQ’s on NTSE Rajasthan 2023
What is the marking strategy of NTSE Rajasthan?
NTSE Rajasthan consists of two sections i.e, MAT and SAT. Both sections contain a total of 200 questions with a duration of 240 minutes. There is no negative marking for wrong answers. 1 mark will be assigned to each right answer.
What is the reservation criteria in NTSE Rajasthan 2019?
Total 485 scholarships are reserved for Rajasthan state. BSE, Rajasthan will select the candidates based on the reservation percentage. These are 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 4% for PH.
How do I check my NTSE Rajasthan result?
The result will be released online in the form of merit list by BSE, Rajasthan. Students can visit the official website rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in to download the pdf file of results. After that students can check the result by searching their names in the merit list.
Is the answer keys helpful for NTSE Rajasthan students?
Yes, answer keys helps students to estimate their probable scores and determine the eligibility status for NTSE stage 2.
What will be the release date of NTSE Rajasthan application form?
The application form will be released on the official website of BSE, Rajasthan. Students can download the application in the last week of August 2019 and submit it in the 2nd week of September 2019, excluding the late fee. Otherwise, the application can be submitted in the 4th week of September 2019, including the late fee.
How much application fee will be paid for NTSE Rajasthan?
General category students have to pay the application fee of Rs. 200/- excluding the late fee and Rs. 250/- including the late fee. Whereas reserved category students have to pay the application fee of Rs. 140/- excluding the late fee and Rs. 180/- including the late fee. Hope this article will help you to get information about NTSE Rajasthan 2023. For any queries in NTSE Rajasthan, leave your queries in the comment box to get in touch with us.