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NTSE 2019 Application Form; How to Apply, Documents Required

Updated On - February 13th 2019 by JAINAB ALVI

NTSE 2019 Registration will begin from Second week of September 2018. Candidates can fill the application form offline after downloading it from the official website. They can also access their application form from the office of Liaison Officer. Separate application form for stage 1 and 2 need to be filled. NTSE stage 1, exam will be held on November 03 to 04, 2018 andstage 2, exam will be conducted on May 18, 2019.

NTSE 2019NTSE EligibilityNTSE Admit Card

Application fee may apply for Stage I as per state policies. It must be confirmed while collecting the form. There is no application fee for Stage II. The fee has to be paid in the offline mode only, the details of which have been further mentioned in the article along with other important details related to registration.

Upon successful registration, candidates will be able to avail their admit card. Candidates must submit their NTSE Application Form after filling all the details and get it signed by the Principal. They can post the application form to the Liaison officer. Minimum eligibility criteria must be fulfilled by candidates applying for NTSE. Applicants must not be more than 18 years as on July 1, 2019.

Applicants must fill all the information carefully and check it before submitting the application form. No corrections are allowed after submission. 

Highlights of NTSE 2019 Application Form

Mode of ApplicationOffline
Minimum qualification to apply for COMEDKClass X
CandidatureIndians candidates and Foreign candidates studying in India
Documents required at the time of form-fillingPassport sized photo in school uniform
Application feeStage I- Fee may vary as per State/UT
Stage II- No fee
Mode of fee paymentOffline only
COMEDK Helpline Number011-26560464 (Timings 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM only)

NTSE 2019 Application Dates

NTSE 2019 Online Application process will begin from Second week of September 2018. NTSE 2019 Exam for stage-1 is scheduled in the month of November 2019 while that for stage 2 will take place in May 2019. Given below are the important dates for NTSE 2019 candidates can check:

NTSE 2019 Application Forms for Stage 1Second week of September 2018
NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Admit CardOctober 2018
NTSE 2019 Stage 1 Exam Dates
Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Andaman and Nicobar IslandNovember 03, 2018 (Saturday)
Examination in all other States and Union Territories except West BengalNovember 04, 2018 (Sunday)
West BengalNovember 18, 2018 (Sunday)
NTSE 2019 Stage 2 Exam DateMay 12, 2019 (Sunday)

Candidates must note that the dates mentioned above are tentative and subject to change once the official notification for the exam will be released.

NTSE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. A candidate who does not satisfy the eligibility criteria will not be considered for the admission process. Given below is the eligibility criteria set by NSTSS for school and graduation students.

NTSE Eligibility for school students:

  • Student must be appearing for class 10 examination from a recognized school.
  • Students who have applied for class 10 through open learning can appear for the NTSE exam.
  • Age must be less than 18 years.
  • All standards from class 1 to class 10 must be cleared.

NTSE Eligibility Criteria for graduation students:

  • Student must be appearing for class XII from a recognized school.
  • Class 11 examination must have been cleared without backlogs.
  • No backlogs in class 12 examination final results declared by CBSE or state boards.
  • Class 10 examinations must have been cleared with a minimum of 60 percent marks.
  • No age limit is defined.

How to Fill NTSE 2019 Application Form?

Candidates can fill the Application form offline after downloading it from the official website. Candidates can also access their Application form from the office of Liaison Officer.

After filling all details in Application Form candidates can submit the same via post to the address of State Liaison Officer. Candidates can also submit the application form by visiting themselves at the address of liaison officer. Given below are the steps candidates can follow to fill application form

Step 1: Registration and Downloading Application Form

  1. Visit the official website of NTSE,
  2. Click on link ‘Apply for NTSE 2019’
  3. Candidates have to fill the following credentials:
  • Candidates Name
  • Date of birth
  • Mobile Number
  • Email ID
  • Educational Qualification etc.
  1. After filling all the credentials click on ‘submit’
  2. Download the NTSE Application Form
  3. Candidates can also get their Application Form from the office of Liaison Officers

Step 2: Filling Details in NTSE Application form

Candidates have to fill the following details in the application form in their own handwriting:

  • Basic details, Category, Address and Educational details, etc.
  • Candidates have to affix their photograph and signature in the provided space.

Step 3: Candidates have to attest NTSE 2019 Application Form from their Principal.

Step 4: Application fee as specified by the state/UT needs to be remitted by the candidates.

Step 5: Candidates can submit their Application Form in the Liaison Office via post or visiting the address of liaison officer.

Candidates can post the NTSE 2019 Application Form to the following address of Liaison Officer with respect to their State.

Name of the
Name of the State/UT Liaison Officer and
Ph. No. OfficeEmail Address
Arunachal PradeshMr. Talom Tabi
Deputy Director
Directorate of Secondary Education
Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Naharlagun, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh – 791111
Fax No. 0360-2291482,
AssamMr. Khabir Uddin Ahmed
Dy. Director
Office of the Director of Secondary Education, Kahilipara, Guwahati, Assam – 781019
ManipurSh. R.K. Tenedy Singh
Vigyan Mandir Officer
Directorate of Education (Schools), Lamphelpat, Imphal, Manipur – 795004
MeghalayaSmt. Margarette C. Blah
Selection Grade Lecturer
Directorate of Educational Research And Training (DERT), Laitmukhrah Nongrimmaw,
Shillong, Meghalaya – 793011
MizoramMrs. Zothanmawii
Deputy Director, School Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Chaltlang, Aizawl, Mizoram – 796012
NagalandMr. N. Woshamo
Research Associate, SCERT, Kohima, Nagaland - 798621.
Fax 0370-2270173
SikkimMr. Bilal Prabhakar
Deputy Director (Scholarship) Human Resource Development Department of Education
Govt. of Sikkim, Tashiling Secretariat
Gangtok, Sikkim – 737101
03592-220903 PBX Fax-03592-205177
TripuraSmt. Kuheli Debbarma
Deputy Director
SCERT, Abhoy Nagar, Agartala, Tripura – 799005
Andaman & Nicobar
State Institute of Education, Siksha Sadan, Link Road, Port Blair, A & N Islands – 744101
BiharDr. Sanjiwan Sinha
SCERT Mahendru Post Office
Patna, Bihar – 800006
Fax 0612 2370783
JharkhandDr. Arbind Pd. Singh
Jharkhand Academic Council, Gyandeep Campus, Bargawan Namkum, Ranchi, Jharkhand – 834010
0651-2261181, 6453342,
43, 44 and 45
Fax 0651-2261999
OdishaMrs. Aparna Mishra
Assistant Director
Directorate of TE & SCERT Unit IV, Bhubaneswar, Odisha – 751001
0674-2502928 & Fax
West BengalDr. Syed Nurus Salam
Deputy Director of School Education (Basic) Directorate of School Education
Bikas Bhawan, 7th Floor
East Block, Salt Lake City
Kolkata, West Bengal – 700091
Fax 033-23378036
ChandigarhMrs. Mamta Sharma
Assistant Professor
SCERT, Sector - 32C, Chandigarh (U.T.) - 160031.
Fax 0172- 2602011
New DelhiMs. Madhu Singh
Deputy Director, Directorate of Education Science & TV Branch
Behind Lady Shri Ram College, Lajpat Nagar - IV, New Delhi-110024.
Jammu and KashmirDr. Farooq Ahmad Peer
Director Academics, Liaison Officer (NTS), J & K State Board of School Education, New Campus
Lal Mandi, Bemina, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir – 190018
Fax-cum Phone
HaryanaSh. Sunil Vashishta
Lecturer Commerce, SCERT, Sohna Road,
Opp. Panchayat Bhawan, Gurugram, Haryana – 122001
Himachal PradeshMrs. Rita Sharma
Associate Professor
SCERT, Rabon, Solan, Himachal Pradesh – 173211
PunjabMrs. Rumkeet Kaur
Lecturer in Math
State Institute of Science Education, PSEB Complex, Block-E 6th Floor
Phase - 8, Ajitgarh, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab – 140308
RajasthanMr. Rajendra Kumar Saxena
Assistant Director - Exams
Board of Secondary Education
Ajmer, Rajasthan – 305001
Uttar PradeshSh. Anandkar Pandey
Director, Bureau of Psychology
SCERT, 2 Lowther Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh – 211001
UttarakhandDr. Sunita Bhatt
Assistant Director
State Council of Educational Research and Training, Rajeev Gandhi Navodaya Vidyalaya, I.T Campus, Nanurkhera, Dehradun, Uttarakhand – 248001
0135- 2789710
ChhattisgarhProf. S.L. Ogare
SCERT, DIET Campus, Shankar Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh – 492001
Daman & DiuSh. Rajesh J Halpati
Head Master
Government High School, Vaniyawad, Nani Daman Opposite Custom House, Daman & Diu – 396210
Dadra and Nagar
Sh. Salim Dinganker
State Liaison Officer, NTS/NMMS Directorate of Education
1st Floor, Building No.5 PWD Campus,
Above Animal Husbandry, Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli - 396230
GoaSh. Jaywant Waman Naik
Vocational Education Officer
Directorate of Education
State Council of Educational Research and
Training , Alto-Porvorim
Bardez, Goa – 403521
GujaratSh. Dharmendra R Saradava
Gujarat State Examination Board, Opp. Government Library,
Sector-21, Gandhinagar, Gujarat - 382021.
Madhya PradeshMs. Survi Parashar
Assistant Manager, Rajya Shiksha Kendra Pustak Bhawan “B” Wing,
Arera Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh – 462011
Fax - 0755-2552363
MaharashtraSh. Sukhdeo Hari Dere
Maharashtra State Council of Examinations
17 - Dr. Ambedkar Road,
Pune, Maharashtra – 411001
Fax 020-26129919
Andhra PradeshSh. Chikile Nageswara Rao
Deputy Commissioner
Office of the Director of Govt. Examinations,
Chapel Road, ABIDS Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh – 500001
Fax -
KarnatakaDr. M.V. Krishnamurthy
Senior Assistant Director
DSERT, No.4, 100 Feet Ring Road, Banashankari,
3rd Stage, Bangalore, Karnataka – 560085
Fax 080-26422377
KeralaDr. Meena. S
Assistant Professor, SCERT Vidhya Bhavan, Poojappura (P.O.)
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala – 695012
FAX 0471-2341869
LakshadweepMrs. Subaidabi, C.P.
Govt. Senior Secondary School, Kavaratti, Lakshadweep – 682555
PondicherryDr. J. Krishna Raju
Joint Director
Directorate of School Education, Perunthalaivar Kamaraj Centenary Educational Complex, Anna Nagar, Puducherry – 605005
Tamil NaduMs. D. Vasundra Devi
Directorate of Govt. Examinations, College Road
Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 600006
044-28272088, 28278286
TelanganaSh. D. Chalapathi Rao
Deputy Commissioner
Director of Govt. Examinations, Chapel Road, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500001

Details in NTSE 2019 Application Form

Given below are the details candidates have to fill in the application form candidates can check:

NameWithout prefix or suffix just write the name as in birth certificate
PhotoAffix a self-attested passport size photograph.
Father’s nameComplete name without any prefix of Mr/Dr./Prof.
Mother’s nameComplete name without any prefix.
SexTick the option applicable: Male or Female
Area of residenceTick the option applicable: Rural or Urban
Caste/ Category detailsTick the option: General or SC or ST
Disability statusIf you are suffering from any disability tick one or more options as applicable: Orthopedic or Hearing or Visually Impaired or None
Postal addressComplete address along with details of street, state, city, etc.
Name of schoolComplete school address with details of street, state, city, pin code, etc.
Type of school studying in class 10Select the option applicable: Govt or Local body or Private or Private unaided
Area of schoolTick the option applicable Rural or Urban
Medium of examination (S)Select options applicable (use code as applicable) At state level or At NCERT level
Father’s educationDetails of highest level of education (use code as applicable)
Father’s occupationOccupation in which sector (use code as applicable)
Mother’s educationDetails of highest level of education (use code as applicable)
Mother’s educationOccupation in which sector (use code as applicable)
Number of family members living in houseNumber representation eg.: 5, 3,2, etc.
No. of brother (s)Total number of brothers excluding yourself (use code as applicable)
No. of sister (s)Total number of sisters excluding yourself
At what no. is the candidate among his/her brothers and sistersPut 1, 2, 3, 4 etc according to order of age, among siblings.
Parental incomeTick the option as applicable: Upto 50,000 or 50,000- 1 lakh or 1 lakh- 2lakh or 2lakh- 5, lakh or More than 5 lakhs
Telephone numberLandline number with std code details
Phone11-digit mobile number of yourself or your parent’s. The number must be working
Email addressA valid email address
Mobile numberA function 11-digit mobile number. It is important to fill this field.

Documents to Be Attached with NTSE Form

Following is the list of documents that candidates must possess at the time of application form filling.

  • Colored photograph not older than 6 months from the date of form filling.
  • Dark background.
  • No goggles only simple spectacles.
  • No makeup in the photograph clicked for the form.
  • Hair must be properly tied.
  • Photograph must be clicked in school uniform.
  • Indian nationals do not have to produce any document with the application form.
  • Students of Indian origin who are doing class 10 from abroad, have to prove their Indian citizenship, so they have to attach a copy of class 11 mark s

NTSE 2019 FAQs

Ques. Where will I get the application form?

Ans. NTSE 2019 Application Form will be available on the official website of NCERT ( Candidates can also obtain the application form from the State/UT Liaison officer.

Ques. Why should I apply for NTSE?

Ans. Candidates apply for NTSE to get scholarship for higher studies. The primary objective of NCERT to conduct this examination is to identify intelligent students with high academic talent and help them succeed by providing scholarship.

Ques. I belong to OBC category. Can I apply?

Ans. Yes. You can apply. However, candidates are advised to refer the application form for caste category reservation. Some options of category such as OBC given in the application form are applicable only for the respective State/UT.

Ques. Is my photograph needed while filling the application form?

Ans. Yes. You have to paste a recent passport size photograph of yours in the space provided in the application form.

Ques. When is the deadline for application form submission?

Ans. The last date for submitting NTSE 2019 Application Form varies from state to state. Candidates will be notified about the deadline by the respective State/UT.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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last date of filling application

24 Oct, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Sanchari, The last date for submitting NTSE 2019 Application Form varies from state to state. Candidates will be notified about the deadline by the respective State/UT.

24 Oct, 2018 12:03
Subinay Panda

How can I download the NTSE registration form? I couldn't find the link to download the form.

21 Oct, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Subinay, You can check the official website for getting the Admit card.

23 Oct, 2018 15:36
Pavan Kumar

What is last date may I apply now

15 Oct, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Pavan, The last date for submitting NTSE 2019 Application Form varies from state to state. Candidates will be notified about the deadline by the respective State/UT.

15 Oct, 2018 10:45
Binitha Rajesh

What happens if I apply online for NTSE more than once?

04 Oct, 2018 18:00
Parag Awadhiya

I am confused sor that my ntse foam is submit or not. What to do now

02 Oct, 2018 14:49
Akansha Expert

Hi Parag, If you received your application form that means your application is successful.

03 Oct, 2018 16:42
Shajugeorge k9496vegetable garden Kerala style

I am from ketala. Can I apply for the exam today by giving a late fee?

29 Sep, 2018 21:06
Akansha Expert

Hi Sir, The last date for submitting NTSE 2019 Application Form varies from state to state. Candidates will be notified about the deadline by the respective State/UT.

01 Oct, 2018 15:42
Rishabh Mittal

Can I apply for myself exam ,I m in 9th class n wt is the last date.also if school doesn't provide this facility to file form can I apply separately for exam of ntse

29 Sep, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Rishabh, The basic eligibility for this Entrance exam is the 10th class for the entrance exam.

29 Sep, 2018 14:37
aditya kumar tripathi

class 9th studying students are eligible for ntse exam??

28 Sep, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Aditiya, You may please check this link for getting the Eligibility of NTSE Exam.

28 Sep, 2018 15:05

i want the link for appliciotion form

28 Sep, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Dharmvi, NTSE 2019 Application Form will be available on the official website of NCERT ( Candidates can also obtain the application form from the State/UT Liaison officer.

28 Sep, 2018 15:02
Aaryan Rana

I am from Haryana. The last date to fill the form was 25 September. Can I still fill the form by giving late fee..if yes, then how?

26 Sep, 2018 16:31
Akansha Expert

Hi Aaryan, It is depends upon the NTSE Exam Authority to extend the dates.

26 Sep, 2018 17:26

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