NTSE West Bengal 2023 Application Form, Stage 1 Result @scholarships.wbsed.gov.in

Directorate of School Education, West Bengal releases the result of NTSE Stage 1. The NTSE WB stage 1 NTSE exam is conducted in the month of January. Moreover, stage 2 is scheduled for the month of June. The application forms are available on i.e. scholarships.wbsed.gov.in. Only eligible candidates can apply for the exam. Candidates who cleared the NTSE WB stage 1 will be called to appear for stage 2. Read further, for more details about NTSE West Bengal 2023, dates, application form, eligibility, result, cutoff, etc.

NTSE West Bengal 2023 Details

Name of the Examination NTSE Exam
Exam Conducting Authority Directorate of School Education, West Bengal
Level of Exam
  • Stage 1- State level
  • Stage 2- National level
State West Bengal
Official website scholarships.wbsed.gov.in.
Eligibility criteria For the students studying in high school
Application mode Online
Mode of Exam Offline
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions
Medium of Exam Bilingual (English and Hindi)
Frequency Once each year

NTSE West Bengal 2023 Exam Schedule

Events Important Dates
The application process starts from 1st week of November 2022
Application process ends 1st week of December 2022
Admit card availability January 2023
NTSE Stage 1 Exam January 2023
Answer key release February 2023
Result for stage 1 March 2023
Admit card for stage 2 May 2023
NTSE Stage 2 exam June 2023
NTSE Stage 2 result August 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must hold the nationality of India.
  • Students studying in High school in any recognized board WBBSE/ CBSE/ ICSE/ WBBME in West Bengal are eligible to apply.
  • They must have passed class 9th with 50% marks in aggregate and 40% marks in the case of reserved category candidates.
  • Students registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) under NIOS/West Bengal Council of Rabindra Open Schooling are eligible too.
  • Applicant’s age must not be more than 18 years at the time of NTSE WB examination and he/ she should not be employed.

NTSE West Bengal 2023 Application Form

  • Firstly, download the application form of NTSE from the official website –www.scholarships.wbsed.gov.in.
  • Provide all your required details such as personal details, contact details, parent’s details, address, etc.
  • Also attach your passport-sized photographs and other relevant documents including class 9th mark sheets, category certificate, etc. in the application form.
  • Recheck all your details before submitting the details in the application form.
  • Take out a print of the completely filled application form and submit the application form along with the application fee to the specific school department.
  • Candidates can check the application fee on the official website of the authorities.

Exam Pattern

Go through the detailed exam pattern through the table provided below:

Papers Name of the exam No. of Questions No. of Marks Duration of time
Paper- 1 MAT- Mental Ability Test 100 questions 100 120 minutes
Paper- 2 SAT- Scholastic Aptitude Test 100 questions (40 questions from Science, Mathematics- 20 and 40 from Social Science) 100 120 minutes

Note: 1 mark will be provided for every correct response and there is no provision of negative marking in both the papers.

Reservation Norms

Category Reservation Criteria
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15 %
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.50 %
Physically handicapped (PH) 4 %
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 27 %

NTSE West Bengal Cut off (Previous year)

Category Cut off
General 152
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 113
Scheduled Caste (SC) 126
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 98
Physically handicapped 90

Qualifying Marks

Category Marks required in MAT Marks required in SAT
General/ OBC 40 40
SC/ ST/ PH 32 32

Scholarship Rewards

Education level Scholarship Amount
Class 11th to 12th INR 1,250 per month
UG and PG level INR 2000 per month
Doctoral level In accordance with UGC norms

NTSE West Bengal 2023 FAQs

Question: Where can candidates apply for NTSE WB Exam?

Ans.  www.scholarships.wbsed.gov.in.

Question: Which competent authority will organize NTSE WB Exam 2023?

Ans. The NTSE West Bengal Stage 1 is organized by the Directorate of School Education, West Bengal while NCERT, New Delhi will conduct Stage 2 at the national level.

Question: What is the scholarship amount for the students of class 11th to 12th under NTSE West Bengal?

Ans. Rs. 1,250 per month is awarded as the scholarship money to the students of classes 11th and 12th.

5 thoughts on “NTSE West Bengal 2023 Application Form, Stage 1 Result @scholarships.wbsed.gov.in”

  1. I am from West Bengal . Some website are showing that the application form is realised in the 1st week of September….is the upper information is correct or not???


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