NTSE Punjab 2019

20 Sep, 2018

NTSE Punjab 2019 – The NTSE Punjab 2019 notification has been released by the PSEB (Punjab State Education Board). NTSE stands for National Talent Search Examination which is a national level entrance exam conducted by the authority in different states. NCERT (National Council for Research, Education & Training) is the apex body that organizes this exam every year in 2 stages. The talented students who belong to high school i.e. 10th class are eligible to participate in this national talent hunt exam. The application form of NTSE Punjab 2019 is available from 1st September 2019 to 30th September 2019. All the students, whose application forms are accepted, will be able to download their admit cards for NTSE Punjab 2019 from 15th October 2018. The NTSE Punjab Exam Stage 1 will be held on 4th November 2018 where 12th May 2019 has been designated as the NTSE Punjab Stage 2 exam date.

The Stage 1 will be administered by Punjab State Education Board whereas Stage 2 will be managed under the flagship and guidelines of NCERT. The first stage is known as MAT i.e. the Mental Ability Test and the second stage is known as SAT (Scholastic Ability Test). The former regulates and evaluates the reasoning and analytical abilities in the candidates whereas the later aims to signify the interpretative and understanding level of the candidates. If the candidates are able to qualify the stage 1 are the ones who are able to reach to the next stage hat is stage 2. And the once who excel in the stage 2 are the ones who carry the scholarship at the end. This article is a perfect read about the exact dates, exam pattern, admit card, and result of NTSE 2019.

    The Scholarship that the deserving candidates get is valid for them until the PhD level or Post graduation level of education that they pursue in future.

    NTSE Punjab Application Form 2019 Dates Released

    The accurate dates for the NTSE Punjab Application Form 2019 have been released and have been mentioned in the following table. The students are now expected to look into the same who are interested in appearing in the NTSE Punjab 2019 from across the state of Punjab.

    NTSE Punjab Application Form 2019 Events

    Dates Released

    Applications commences

    August 28, 2018

    Last date for the submission of application form:

    September 30, 2018

    Examination date of NTSE Punjab 2018

    November 4, 2018

    Release of NTSE Punjab 2019 Admit Card

    October 15, 2018

    NTSE Punjab 2018 result releasing date

    3rd week of March, 2019

    Release of the admit card online: NTSE, stage 2

    3rd week of April, 2019

    Examination date of NTSE Stage 2

    May 12, 2019


    NTSE Punjab 2019: An Overview

    All the candidates applying for the NTSE Punjab 2019 are ought to make sure that they have gathered all the knowledge about the same being organized and conducted in their own state. The following table has been provided to make all the students aware of the NTSE being conducted in the state of Punjab.

    NTSE Punjab 2019: Detailed Information

    Name of the examination National Talent Search Examination
    Abbreviation NTSE
    Level of the exam State
    Conducted by State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Punjab.
    Eligibility Criteria

    · 70% marks in 9th standard for general category students.

    · 55% marks in 9th standard for SC/ST, and OBC

    Mode of examination Pen and paper.
    Medium of examination Punjabi or English

    Important Dates of NTSE 2019



    Dates (Announced)


    Application Form Release Date

    1st September 2018


    Last Date to Submit Application Form

    30th September 2018


    Admit Card Release

    15th October 2018


    NTSE Stage 1 Exam Date

    4th November 2018


    NTSE Stage 2 Exam Adte

    12th May 2019

    NTSE 2019 Official Notification

    NTSE Punjab 2019: Eligibility Criteria

    There is some eligibility criterion that the candidates need to count upon to apply and then appear for the NTSE examination in Punjab 2019. Below is some of the essential criterion that you as an NTSE candidate need to encounter or say, abide by.

    1. The candidate must be a citizen of India.
    2. The candidate must belong to the 10th standard
    3. The candidate must devote at least 3-4 hours to the preparation of the exam
    4. The candidates must read all the rules and regulations regarding the NTSE exam.
    5. The candidates must download the admit card and also prepare their syllabus well that has subjects like Science, Social Studies, Mathematics, Mental Ability, English Language and General Knowledge.

    NTSE Exam Pattern 2019

    The stage 1 of NTSE 2019 will include the Mental Ability Test. On the other hand, the stage 2 will test the knowledge of the students with Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The major highlights of the NTSE Exam Pattern 2019 are:

    Maximum Marks: 100 Marks in each stage.

    No. of Questions: 100 questions in both the stages.

    Time Duration: 2 Hours for each stage.

    Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each right answer; no negative marking will be applicable.



    Maximum Marks

    No of Questions

    (in minutes)

    Exam Timing


    Mental Ability Test(MAT)




    Morning Session : 9.30AM to 11.30AM


    Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)




    Evening Session : 12.00PM to 02.00PM

    NTSE Punjab 2019: Preparation Tips and Tricks

    1. All the candidates are expected to practice large numbers of sample questions as possible to fetch an idea of the pattern and types of questions.
    2. The candidates ought to prepare subjects like science, social studies, mathematics, English language, general knowledge and lastly mental ability. All the subjects are related to the 10th standard and thus, the students would be able to prepare the so called familiar concepts in a friendly manner.
    3. The students are ought to go through the syllabus, download the admit card and also the application form that is easily available online.

    NTSE Punjab 2019: How to fill the online application form?

    There is a comprehensive procedure that the candidates ought to fill the form online and thus, the steps are illustrated below. Make sure that you go through the procedures so that you do not land up with errors.

    1. Make sure that you visit the official website of the Punjab Board (PSEB).
    2. Search for the link, NTSE Punjab 2019 Online Application Form.
    3. Submit all your details and accomplish filling the form as soon as it gets displayed on the screen.
    4. Click on the submit option available on the same page.

    NTSE Punjab 2019: Admit Card Availability

    The admit cards for the NTSE Punjab 2019 will be made available in the September month of the year 2018 on the official website of the PSEB. There is also another option which allows you to collect the admit cards offline, from the Principal’s office before the commencement of the NTSE 2019. Make sure that you have your admit card as it is very essential on your part to appear on the day of the examination.

    Good Luck!



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