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NTSE Stage 1 Cutoff 2017 Passing/Qualifying Marks

NTSE Stage 1 Cutoff 2017 Passing/ Qualifying Marks

National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has conducted the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) for providing the scholarships to class 10th students. NTSE is a two-tier exam where stage-I conducted by the States/ Union Territories and stage 2 exam at the national level by NCERT. This year also NTSE 2018 has accomplished state level (Stage-1) on 4th and 5th November 2017. Candidates have applied for NTSE stage-1 2017 for their respective states. Candidates who are pursuing class Xth have registered for the NTSE Scholarship Exam 2017-18. Contenders who will qualify NTSE 2018 at state/UT level by getting NTSE Minimum Cutoff 2017 have to undergo the national level screening test (stage-2). So here we are discussing the NTSE Stage-1 Cutoff 2017. Applicants can check the NTSE Expected Cutoff 2017 for State Level Exam in the article below.

NTSE Stage 1 Cutoff

Details of NCERT NTSE Scholarship Exam Cutoff 2017 Passing/Qualifying Marks

Recently the NCERT has accomplished the NTSE examination for class 10th (matriculation) state wise at the various centres. The NTSE Stage 1 & Stage 2 Examinations are based on Mental Ability Test, Scholastic Ability Test and Language Ability Test. NTSE 2018 state level has been conducted offline mode only. The candidates who get NTSE Qualifying Marks 2018 in stage-1 will have to write the national level exam on 13th May 2018. Successful candidates will be awarded a scholarship till their PhD level studies or postgraduation level studies depending on their stream. Here are our assumptions of NTSE Cutoff 2017 by using few factors.

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NTSE Subject Wise Expected Cutoff 2017:

Papers Maximum Marks Qualifying Percentage
General ST/ SC/ PH
Paper 1- MAT 49 20- 25 (40%)  15- 20 (35%)
Paper 2 – Language Test (English) 50 20- 25 (40%) 15- 20 (35%)
Paper 2 – Language Test (Hindi) 50 20- 25 (40%) 15- 20 (35%)
Paper 3 – SAT 96 35- 40 (40%) 30- 35 (35%)
Total  145 55- 60 (40%) 50- 55 (35%)

Category Wise Expected NCERT NTSE Stage-I Cutoff:

Category MAT/ SAT Maximum Marks Expected Cutoff Marks
General (UR) 145 80- 90
Scheduled Caste (SC) 145 55- 65
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 145 50- 60
Physically Handicapped (PH) 145 50- 60

Note – It may vary with the Official NTSE Passing Marks 2017 by one or two marks. So we would request to not fully depend on this marks. We are mentioning only to give an estimation that how much the NCERT Talent Search Cutoff will reach this year.

Previous Year NTSE Qualifying Score 2016

Last year many candidates have applied for the National Talent Search Examination. Only those candidates clear that paper who reach or cross the minimum qualifying score set by the officials. It can be fixed by analysing few points like the number of competitors appeared in exam, the difficulty level of test, number of seats available, last year cutoff etc.

Old Cutoff Marks of NCERT NTSE Stage-1 Exam (Subject Wise):

Papers Maximum Marks Qualifying Percentage/Marks
General ST/SC/PH
Paper I- MAT 49 19.6 (40%)  17.15 (35%)
Paper II- Language Test (English) 50 20 (40%) 17.15 (35%)
Paper II- Language Test (Hindi) 50 20 (40%) 17.15 (35%)
Paper III- SAT 96 38.4 (40%) 33.6 (35%)
Total Marks 145 58 (40%) 50.75 (35%)

NTSE Category Wise Cutoff 2016:

Category MAT/ SAT Maximum Marks Cutoff Marks
General 145 85.09
Scheduled Caste 145 56.43
Scheduled Tribe 145 52. 12
Physically Handicapped 145 53.47

The candidates clear the Stage-I will be eligible for the Stage-II examination. Every year, more than 4000 students are shortlisted from State Level (State-I) to appear at National Level (Stage II) the examination.

Result of NTSE Stage-I Examination 2017

The conducting body of the NTSE (Scholarship Exam) has complete the 1st Stage Examination on 4th and 5th November 2017. Now the candidates are waiting for their NCERT NTSE Result 2017 to know whether he/ she qualify the state level exam or not. Those postulants who satisfy the cutoff score/ percentage will be considered for the National Level Examination of NTSE which is organized by the NCERT. To get NTSE Scorecard 2017, applicants have to visit the official site. Those who do not much aware of internet browsing can refer the steps given below.

  1. Contenders have to log on to the official website of NCERT.
  2. Open NTSE Talent Search tab given on the left side of the homepage.
  3. Search the NTSE Stage-I Result link scrolling on the same page.
  4. Click on that and it will navigate to another page.
  5. Now enter the roll/ reg. number and date of birth in the correct form.
  6. Finally, submit the page and the Scorecard of NTSE 2017 will appear on the screen.
  7. Check the marks and tally with State Wise NTSE Cutoff 2017.
  8. If you achieve the passing marks than download the pdf file of the result in the system.
  9. Save it and take a printout of NCERT Result of NTSE Stage-I 2017 for future references.

Overview of NCERT Talent Search Exam 2017

The Concerning Authority National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
Name Of Exam National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)
Exam Date 4th & 5th Of November 2017
Category Cutoff Marks/ Passing Marks/ Qualifying Score
Status Will Update Shortly By The Officials
Result Declaration Update Soon
Selection Process Stage-I (State Level) Exam, Stage-II (National Level) Exam and Language Test (Qualifying In Nature)
Official Portal www.ncert.nic.in
Stage 2 Exam of NTSE 13th May 2018


  1. A.Dhanush kumar

    Please update key

  2. A.Dhanush kumar

    Update the answers

  3. Kushal sarkar

    What is the ecpected cutoff of chhattisgarh

  4. Ankit

    Cut off not given for OBC please update I need it.

  5. Cn

    What is expected cut off for MP?

  6. Satish

    What is the expected cut off telangana NTSE 2018 stage1

  7. Vanshil Gupta

    What is the passing mArks in ntse exam for General category

  8. dipti

    what is the cut off marks of OBC


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