The National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a National level scholarship examination conducted in two stages. The candidates need to fill the application form only once before the stage 1 examination. The candidates who qualify in stage 1 are eligible for stage 2.

It is an examination conducted by NCERT. The students of Class X are eligible to write this examination. 

The application form can be filled online or candidates can obtain the form from their respective schools. The application form will be tentatively available from the first week of August. The last date of submission of the application form will be different for every state.

NTSE Application Form 2021-22 tentative dates

We have mentioned the dates as per the NTSE application form 2020-2021 details.

NTSE 2021 Form Last Date (Tentative)
NTSE Himachal Pradesh Form (Released) November 30
NTSE JK application form November
NTSE Uttarakhand application form (released) November 12
NTSE Telangana Form November
NTSE Tamil Nadu form November 13
NTSE Bihar form(Released) December 12
NTSE Delhi form(Released) November 30
NTSE Karnataka form(Released) November 30
NTSE West Bengal form November
NTSE Sikkim Form October
NTSE Rajasthan Form October
NTSE Assam Form October
NTSE MP Form October
NTSE Haryana Form October
NTSE Kerala Form November 30
NTSE Odisha Form October
NTSE Jharkhand Form October
NTSE UK Form (Released) November 12
NTSE Goa Form October
NTSE AP Form (Released) November 30
NTSE Punjab Form October
NTSE Meghalaya Form (Released) November 5,
NTSE Maharashtra Form (Released) November 30
NTSE Gujarat Form October
NTSE Chhattisgarh Form (Released) October 30

Details on the Application Form Filling 

How to get the Application Form?

The application can be got online from the official website or maybe collected offline from school or liaison officer of the state.

Filling of the Application Form

The offline application form must be filled by the candidate in their own handwriting and affix a recent photograph and put their signature in the provided space. The details should be filled only in upper case. The candidates must fill personal details like name, parents name, address, etc and educational details. The details regarding the preferred examination centre also should be mentioned in the application form. The authorities will allot the nearest examination centre to the candidate.

Documents to be Attached

The candidate must attach a photocopy of the caste certificate attested by the Principal of the school. Upload a copy of candidates photograph and the image of candidates signature if he/she is applying online. In offline mode, the candidate can affix the photograph in the space given and put their signature on the form.

  1. Colored photograph taken recently
  2. Marking sheet for class 9
  3. Aadhar card
  4. Certificate of residence in the state
  5. Certificate of Income
  6. Certificate of Caste (if applicable)
  7. Certificate of Disabilities (if applicable)

Submission of Application form

The candidates must check the details on the application form carefully before submitting it. They must make sure that all the required documents are attached to the application form. 

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How can I complete the NTSE Application Form 2021-22 (Stage 1) online?

Stage 1 NTSE 2022 application forms are available on several states’ official websites. Eligible students can apply online for the NTSE stage 1 application form 2022. For online NTSE registration 2022, they will need to provide papers that have been attested by their Principal. The procedure for completing the NTSE form 2022 is outlined below.

  • Go to the SCERT website for your state/UT and select the appropriate link
  • Then, on the homepage, click the link for the NTSE 2022 registration form.
  • Enter the requested information, such as the student’s name, date of birth, gender, caste, phone number, academic information, family income, and so on.
  • After that, submit a scanned copy of whatever documentation you have, such as a photograph or a signature.
  • After paying the fee, get the completed NTSE application form 2022.
  • Finally, the paperwork will be sent to the State Liaison Officer by the school’s Head or Principal.

Important Instructions for NTSE Application Form 2021-22

  • Fill out the NTSE form with accurate and valid information
  • Only use a Blue or Black ballpoint pen to fill in all of the data in capital letters.
  • Overwriting is discouraged; instead, write details only in the designated boxes in legible handwriting.
  • Incomplete information on the NTSE registration form 2022 may result in its rejection.
  • Students should complete the NTSE application form at least 4-5 days before the deadline.
  • Students do not need to fill out the 4-digit centre code on the NTSE application form 2021-22 since it should be filled out by the liaison officer, concerned district officer, or centre superintendent.

Frequently Asked Questions on NTSE Application Form

Is it possible to submit NTSE Form online?

Yes, West Bengal, Telangana, and a few other states accept the NTSE registration form 2021 on the internet. For online NTSE registration 2021, they will need to upload documents that have been attested by their Principal.

Is it possible for OBC students to fill out the NTSE form?

Yes, OBC students are eligible to fill out the NTSE registration form 2021.States/UTs make the NTSE 2022 application form available in an online format. It’s also possible to obtain it via the state liaison officer.

What is the application fee for the NTSE?

The application fee is set by the State Liaison Officer and is included in the NTSE application form 2022. Various states have their own application fees. For NTS examinations, some states, such as Delhi, do not levy an application fee.

Is it required for applying the NTSE 2022 stage II as well?

No, the NTSE application is only completed once. You must only apply for stage I. You can only take the NTSE stage 2 exam if you pass the stage 1 exam.

Is it possible for open school students to apply for the NTSE 2021?

Yes, open school students who are enrolling in 10th grade for the first time can apply for the NTSE 2022 if they are under the age of 18 and unemployed.