NTSE Exam Postponed: NTSE Examination(1st Level) is conducted on 28.02.2021
I. Due dates
a) Application online submission from 13-10-2020
b) Payment may be made from 13-10-2020
c) Last date for Upload the candidate's application by the concerned Head Master 20-01-2021
d) Last date for payment of fee 20-01-2021
e) Last date for submission of printed Nominal Rolls  along with other enclosures in the O/o. The District Educational Office concerned by the School (HMs/Principals/Correspondent) 21-01-2021
f) Last date for Approval of application at DEO level 22-01-2021


  • 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.Due to Covid -19 this year the Examination is scheduled to be Conducted in the month of February 2021.
  • All students in the state who are studying X Standard in any of the recognized schools can write the examination.
  • Students registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) will also be eligible for scholarship, provided the students is below the age of 18 years (as on 1st July of the particular year), the student is not employed and she/he is appearing in Class X examination for the first time.
  • 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.
  • 2000 candidates every year are being selected in Second Level Examination all over the country.

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1. S. Varalakshmi
    Deputy Commissioner.
    Phone No : 9177002460 (Call between 10:30 am to 5pm)
2.Guru Swamy Reddy
    Addl. Joint Secretary.
    Phone No : 9440311629 (Call between 10:30 am to 5pm)
3.B. Sudha
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  • Scholarship will be paid by the NCERT,New Delhi
    • Scholarships
    (a) For Intermediate (1st and 2nd years) : Rs. 1250/- per month
    (b) For Graduation and Post Graduation : Rs. 2000/- per month
    (c) For Ph.D, Scholarship will be paid as per UGC norms


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
Subject Marks
Physics 13
Chemistry 13
Biology 14
Mathematics 20
History 12
Geography 12
Pol. Science 8
Economics 8