Each state establishes its own NTSE phase 1 examination eligibility. However, NCERT will slate the eligibility for phase 2 NTSE. Aspirants should meet the NTSE eligibility requirements for appearance for examination at both phases. Read below to understand the requirements for NTSE eligibility before completing the apps.
- Students studying in recognized colleges in class 10 are eligible for the phase 1 examination of NTSE 2020. There is no limitation of the home.
- Students of an open school or distance learning program are also eligible to apply as long as they are under 18 years of age as they were on July 1, 2020.
- Candidates must appear for the first time in Class 10 exam.
- Some countries require applicants to apply for the NTSE Exam 2020 to achieve minimum marks in class 9. This is stated on their official website by States individually.
- Students who clear stage 1 of NTSE can only appear at the domestic level examination of phase 2.
- Indian learners who study overseas in class 10 or equivalent school may apply directly for phase 2 of NTSE. They must obtain marks (in aggregate) of at least 60 percent in class 9.
NTSE Reservation Criteria
|Other Backward Class||27%|
Out of 4 % for physically challenged students, one per cent shall be reserved for persons with benchmark disabilities under clauses:
- Blindness and low vision
- Deaf and hard of hearing
- Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy.
1% for persons with benchmark disabilities under clauses:
- Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, and mental illness.
- Multiple disabilities amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disability