NTSE Application Form: Registration Process, How to Apply, Application Fee

NTSE application form will release in online as well as offline mode by state-level exam concerned officials. The deadline for submitting NTSE application form varies from one state to another state. NTSE exam is organized in two stages as stage I and stage II. Further, you’ll be required to pay a nominal fee. Discussed below is the complete procedure for submitting NTSE application form.

Students are required to visit the official website of NTSE to download the application form. Please keep your important documents ready before submitting the NTSE application form. Those have passed stage 1 exam are not required to fill the second stage of NTSE application form separately.

Process to fill NTSE Application Form 2024

The concerned exam conducting authority accepts NTSE stage 1 application in both online as well as offline mode. Few accept NTSE registration form from students only while few accept it through school. Hence, students are required to collect their application form from their respective school. We have shared below the quick method for submitting the application form-

  • You need to open the dedicated state-wise link for NTSE application form.
  • Obtain the NTSE application form from liaison officers or respective schools or download the same.
  • Fill up the application form with required information, address and other necessary details.
  • Further, it will be required to attach all documents and it needs to be attested by the school official.
  • Finally pay the application fee and submit the NTSE stage 1 application form.

List of Documents Required for NTSE Application Form

After filling the application form, candidates will be required to upload and submit necessary documents while submitting the NTSE application form. All documents are required to be attested by the Principal of school. The list of essential documents are-

  • Disability Certificate (in case applicable)
  • Caste certificate (in case applicable)
  • Income certificate
  • State domicile certificate
  • Aaadhar card
  • Mark sheet of class 9
  • Recent coloured photograph

Steps to Fill NTSE Stage 1 Application

Few states release NTSE stage 1 application form in online mode at its respective website. Candidates who are eligible can submit their application in online mode. Further, it will be required to upload documents attested by their Principal for online registration. Following steps are prescribed for filling the application form-

  • You need to visit the state/union territory website and hit the relevant link.
  • You will find NTSE registration link on home page.
  • Enter the required details such as date of birth, name, caste, gender, academic information, mobile number, family income and other relevant details.
  • Further, you need to upload scanned copy of signature and photograph.
  • Make payment and download your duly-filed NTSE application form.
  • At the end, School Principal or Head will send the application forms to State Liaison Officer.

How Can Open School Students Fill NTSE Application Form?

Get NTSE Application Form– Students can collect NTSE application form from the liaison officer or simply download it from the official website.

Fill up the form– Follow the official instructions to fill up your NTSE application form for stage 1. You need to provide details like your student’s name, father’s name etc.

Attach essential documents– The recent passport size photograph should be pasted on NTSE application form. Further, attach required documents in the form.

Application fee payment– Pay the prescribed amount as application fee.

Submit application form– Please ensure all details provided is correct and check all documents are in order and accurate. Finally, submit the form in offline mode to the respective Liaison officer.

Eligibility Criteria for NTSE

You must check your eligibility before you proceed with NTSE registration form. Ineligible candidates are not allowed to apply even if they apply their form will stand cancelled. Below, you can check eligibility requirements for NTSE exam.

Eligibility for Stage 1

  • Students must have passed class 9 with prescribed marks.
  • They should be studying in class 10 at a recognized school.
  • Open school students who are aged below 18 years and studying in class 10 and not employed are also eligible to submit NTSE form.

Eligibility for Stage 2

  • Stage 1 qualified candidates do not need to fill and submit a separate stage 2 NTSE application form.
  • Students can easily download their admit card using the previously created credentials.
  • Abroad candidates meeting the required eligibility criteria are not required to take NTSE stage 1 exam, they can directly appear for stage 2 exam.

How to Fill NTSE Form for Stage 2?

Stage 1 qualified candidates are not required to make a separate registration for stage 2.

Students having Indian nationality but studying abroad are required to fill stage 2 NTSE application form.

It will be required to acquire minimum 60% to appear in stage 2.

The official notification for Indian students studying abroad will be released by the concerned official. They need to fill up and submit the application form before the intimated deadline.

Important Instructions Regarding NTSE Application Form

  • Please provide only genuine and accurate information in the NTSE application form.
  • Fill up the form using a Blue or Black ballpoint pen in capital letters only.
  • Do not overview in a particular box.
  • Do not let the application form incomplete otherwise it will leads to rejection.
  • Please fill up and submit your NTSE application form in prior to the given deadline.
  • You don’t need to provide a 4-digit centre code as it will be provided by the concerned district office or liaison officer or centre superintendent.

NTSE Exam Centre

Students need to fill up preferences of exam centre in the NTSE application form. The concerned authority will allot the exam centre based on preference given by the concerned authority. You’ll find details regarding the exam centre in the admit card. The stage 1 and stage 2 exam will be held at various exam centres. The allotted exam centre won’t be changed and hence you should carefully fill your preferences.

Stage 1 Exam Centre– Students are required to contact their schools to know regarding their nearest NTSE exam centre.

Stage 2 Exam Centre– NTSE is responsible to release the state-wise stage 2 exam centre list. Students can easily check the details on their respective admit card.

Reservation in NTSE Exam

Following reservation criteria will be followed in order to select candidates for the next stage-

  • EWS- 10%
  • Other Backward Class (OBC)- 27%
  • Physically Handicapped (PH)- 4%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST)- 50%
  • Scheduled Caste (SC)- 15%

List of Liaison Officers for NTSE

State/UT’sLiaison/Nodal Officer NameAddress & Phone Number
ARUNACHAL PRADESHSmt. Oyi BorangTatakDirectorate of Secondary Education Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Naharlagun,Itanagar-791111, Arunachal Pradesh.


Phone- 0360-2290307

ASSAMMs. Rumi ChoudhuryDirectorate of Secondary Education Assam.


Kahilipara Road Kahilipara, Guwahati Pin – 781019

Phone- 0361-2381657

MANIPURSmt. Ch. ShachiDirectorate of Education (Schools),


Lamphelpat, Imphal (Manipur)- 795004

Phone- 0385-2411095

MEGHALAYASmt. M.C. BlahDirectorate of Educational Research And Training ((DERT), Laitmukhrah, Nongrimmaw,Shillong-793011 (Meghalaya).



MIZORAMMs. ZohminglianiS.C.E.R.T., Chaltlang, Aizawl, Mizoram-796012


Phone- 0389-2347790

NAGALANDN. WoshamoSCERT, Nagaland, Kohima


Phone- 0370-2270160

SIKKIMMr. Bilal PrabhakarHuman Resource Development Department of Education Govt. of Sikkim,Tashiling SecretariatGangtok- 737101 (Sikkim)


Phone- 03592-220903

TRIPURAMrs.AmbalikaDattaState Council of Educational Research and Training, AbhoyNagar,Agartala, Tripura(West)-799005


Phone- 0381-2354209

A and N ISLANDSShri Joshi PhilipState Institute of Education ShikshaSadan, Link Road, port Blair South Andaman-744101


Phone- 03192-232730

BIHARSri Giriwar Dayal SinghS.C.E.R.T. Mahendru Post Office, Patna-800006 (Bihar)


Phone- 0612-2370783

JHARKHANDMrs.KalpanaJharkhand Academic Council Ranchi, GyandeepCampus,BargawanNamku m, Ranchi- 834010.


Phone- 0651-2261183

ODISHADr. Minakshi PandaTE & S.C.E.R.T.


Unit IV, Bhubaneswar-751001, Odisha

WEST BENGALSmt. Chinmoyee PattanayakDirectorate of School Education BikasBhawan, 7th Floor,


East Block, Salt Lake City, Kolkata- 700091 (West Bengal)

Phone- 033-23348005



Sector 32 C, Chandigarh

Phone- 0172-2676011

DELHISatish Chandra VashishthScience & TV Branch, Old Gargi College


Building, Lajpat Nagar-IV, New Delhi-110024

Phone- 011-26280413

JAMMU & KASHMIRDr. Aliya Qayoom (Srinagar)


Mr. Suresh Kumar Gouria (Jammu)

J K Bose


Jammu & Kasmir-190018

Phone- 0191-2494522

HARYANASh. Sunil VashishtaS.C.E.R.T., SohnaRoad,Opp. Panchayat Bhawan,Gurgaon- 122001 (Haryana).


Phone- 0124-2301981



Solan-173211 (Himachal Pradesh).

Phone- 01792-228135



PSEB Complex, Block-E, 6th Floor,Phase-8,

Ajitgarh, SAS Nagar (Mohali), Punjab-160062

Phone- 0172-2212221

RAJASTHANMr.Rajendra Kumar SaxenaBoard of Secondary Education Ajmer,Rajasthan-305001


Phone- 0145-2632877

UTTAR PRADESHSmt. Usha ChandraBureau of Psychology SCERT, 2 Lowther Road,


Prayagraj -211001 (UP)

Phone- 7376270563

UTTARAKHANDDr. Harish Chandra BadoniSCERT,


Rajeev Gandhi Navodaya Vidyalaya, I.T Campus, Nanurkhera,

Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001

Phone- 01352789710

CHATTISGARHPrasun SarkarSCERT, Shankar Nagar BTI Ground,




Phone- 0771-2442241




Sh. Salim A. DingankerDepartment of Education, Building No. 5, Second Floor, PWD Office Campus, Silvassa-396230


Phone- 9724507337

GOASh. JaywantWamanNaikDirectorate of Education State Council of Educational Research and Training Alto-Porvorim, Bardez-403521 (Goa)


Phone- 0832-2417276

GUJARATSh. Pandya Devdatt BalvantrayGujarat State Examination Board, Opp. Government Library,


Sector-21, Gandhinagar-382021

Phone- 079-23248462

MADHYA PRADESHTanuja ShrivastavRajyaShiksha Kendra, PustakBhawan “B” Wing, Arera Hills,


Bhopal-462011 (M.P.)

Phone- 0755-2559952

MAHARASHTRAMr.Dattatraya JagtapMaharashtra State Council of Examinations 17-Dr. Ambedkar Road,Pune-411001 (Maharashtra)


Phone- 020- 26123067

ANDHRA PRADESHSmt. Vara LakshmiOffice of The Director


of Govt. Examinations, D.No.20- 124, Beside SPNRCH High SchoolOpp. Andhra Hospitals, Gollapudi,Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh- 521225.

KARNATAKASumangala VKarnataka Board of Secondary Education


6th Cross Rd, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003

Phone- 080-23341615




SCERT, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram Kerala-695012


Phone- 0471-2346113

LAKSHADWEEPMr. Showkath Ali ADepartment of EducationKavaratti, UT of Lakshadweep-682555


Phone- 04896-263825

PUDUCHERRYMr. KuppusamyDirectorate of School Education, PerunthalaivarKamarajarcent.Edu. Complex, Anna NagarPuducherry- 605005.


Phone- 0413-2207260

TAMIL NADUMr. V.M. PrabhakaranDirectorate of Govt. Examinations, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai-600006



TELANGANASmt. VijayabharathiOffice of Director of Government Examinations Chapel Road, Nampally, Hyderabad,



Phone- 09177002454

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