NTSE Uttarakhand 2018 Question Paper, Response Key, Paper Analysis and Cut off

Last Updated - March 10 2018

Uttarakhand NTSE 2017-2018 was organized on November 5, 2017 and results were announced on February 2, 2018 along with the cut-off score. Check Here Uttarakhand NTSE 2018 Cut-Off Scores 43 aspirants have qualified to compete in the national-level Stage II NTSE scheduled on May 13, 2018.

State Council of Educational Research and Training, Uttarakhand, is responsible for:

  • Declaration of the names of aspirants shortlisted for the national-level NTSE Stage II.
  • Announce of Response Key
  • Convening the state-level NTSE Stage I test
  • Evaluation of the Test
  • Publishing Results and Cut-Off Score

NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) is an NCERT mission to identify and nurture talent. Students pursuing in class X can appear for NTSE 2018 in order to receive scholarship till Doctorate level of their academic careers. Read More Uttarakhand NTSE 2018 Result

NTSE Uttarakhand 2018: Question Paper

The NTSE Stage I question paper is divided into 3 sections: Language Comprehension Test (LCT), Mental Ability Test (MAT), and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT). Given below are the details of distribution of questions, maximum marks and time allotted.

SectionsNumber of questionsMaximum MarksTime Allotted
Language Comprehension Test (Hindi/English)505045 minutes
Mental Ability Test505045 minutes
Scholastic Ability Test10010090 minutes

Each accurate response in the exam carries 1 mark. Also, there is no provision for negative marking in the state level test.

MAT and SAT sections in the NTSE Stage I question paper have multiple choice questions with 4 alternatives. Aspirants have to mark the accurate response to each question on the OMR Sheet.

The LCT section is qualifying in nature and the marks scored in this section are not additive to the aspirants’ total score. LCT is not considered as a decisive factor in the final state-level merit list.

The MAT section evaluates aspirants’ reasoning skills, ability to think and judge independently, spatial orientation etc. Questions in this section are based on analogies, series, format perception, coding-decoding, problem-solving etc.

The SAT section assesses aspirants’ academic knowledge and covers the subjects of Mathematics, Science and Social Sciences of Class IX and X level.

NTSE Uttarakhand Response Key

NTSE response keys with the solutions for Stage I is hosted on the Uttarakhand NTSE official website scert.uk.gov.in after the exam is over.

  • This final response key forms the basis for the NTSE Results. The response key aims to help the aspirants in checking their responses and get an idea of the score they might attain.
  • Aspirants can also challenge the response key, backed by substantial proof. Based on that, a revised set of response key is uploaded on the official website.
  • Aspirants can retrieve their personal OMR sheets hosted on the website and compare the responses which they submitted in the exam with the official response key.

NTSE part-wise Response Keys is given below:

Part I (English)

LCT 2018
Part I (Hindi)LCT 2018
Part IIMAT 2018
Part IIISAT 2018

NTSE Uttarakhand Result 2018

Uttarakhand NTSE 2018 Result will have the following details printed on it:

  • Aspirants’ Name
  • Aspirants’ School Name
  • Sectional Marks Secured in by aspirants in LCT, MAT, & SAT
  • Total Score (MAT and SAT Marks took together)
  • Rank Secured
  • Aspirants’ Gender, Category & Physical Disability (if any)
  • Aspirants’ Roll No.

How to check the Result?

Uttarakhand NTSE 2018 Results are available to download on the official website. Aspirants can reach their result in the following steps:

  • Click the NTSE Result 2018 tab.
  • Download and take a print of the document for future reference. Check Here Uttarakhand NTSE 2018 Result
  • The result will be displayed on-screen.
  • Visit Uttarakhand NTSE official website scert.uk.gov.in.
  • Enter aspirant’s roll number.Uttarakhand

NTSE Uttarakhand 2018: Cut-Off Scores

Cut-Off Score is the at least score that aspirants required to score in the exam, in order to qualify for Stage II exam. The cut-off scores are charted, considering variables like:

  • The difficulty level of examination
  • Regulation of the exam organizing authority
  • Number of Students Attempting the Paper
  • Earlier Year cutoff trends

The qualifying marks for each section of NTSE Stage I are tabulated below, as per aspirant category:

CategorySectionQualifying marks
GeneralLAT20
MAT20
SAT40
SC/ST/PHCLAT16
MAT16
SAT32

The cut-off scores of Uttarakhand NTSE 2018 for each category, has been announced and is tabulated in the following figure.

CategoryCut-Off 2017-18
General127
SC109
ST106
PH75

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