NTSE Bihar 2021-22 - Application Form (Released), Exam Dates, Admit card & Answer Key

NTSE Bihar 2021-22 - Application Form (Released), Exam Dates, Admit card & Answer Key

NTSE Bihar 2021-22 - State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) Bihar has released the NTSE Bihar 2021 application form on the official website, scert.bihar.gov and bihar-nts-nmmss.in. The students of Class 10 are eligible to apply for the NTSE Bihar 2021-22. They can fill NTSE application form 2022 in online mode before December 12, 2021.Notification: Click here to download the NTSE Bihar notification.

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Thereafter, respective school authorities will verify and approve the NTSE Bihar form 2021 for their students.N TSE Bihar 2021-22 stage 1 exam will be held on January 16, 2022. Read this article to know about NTSE 2022 dates, eligibility, application process and much more related information.

NTSE Bihar 2021-22 Form - Important Dates

Students must go through NTSE exam dates 2021-22 in order to not miss any updates. Refer to the dates tabulated below to keep a check on the NTSE Bihar exam 2021:

NTSE Bihar Registration and Other Dates



Registration of schools through online portal

November 8 to November 22, 2021

Online registration for students

November 12 to December 12, 2021

Approval at school level for the applications submitted by students

November 17 to December 14, 2021

Release of admit card online

January 6 to January 16, 2022

NTSE Bihar exam date

January 16, 2022

Answer keys of NTSE Bihar 2021

January 21, 2022

NTSE Result Stage I result

February 2022

NTSE admit card stage II

April/May 2022

NTSE stage II exam

June 12, 2022

NTSE result stage II

September 2022

NTSE Bihar 2021-22 Highlights

Name of the Examination

National Talent Search Examination


NTSE Bihar

Level of Examination


Conducted By

SCERT, Bihar

Eligibility Criteria

10th Standard

Mode of examination

Pen and Paper

Application mode


NTSE Bihar 2021-22 - Eligibility Criteria

NTSE eligibility criteria 2021 puts forth some conditions for the students to appear in the stage I exam. Go through the pointers below to know the eligibility criteria of Bihar NTSE 2021-22:

  • Students studying in Class 10 in schools affiliated to Bihar Government/CBSE/ ICSE/Bihar State Madrasa Education Board and Bihar Sanskrit Education Board are eligible to appear in NTSE Bihar 2021.

  • Students registered under Open Schooling are also eligible to appear for NTSE Bihar 2021-22, if they are not employed in the government sector, appearing for the first time and are below 18 years of age.

  • There are no restrictions on domicile. But the school of a student must be located in the Bihar state.

  • Getting a scholarship from any other source will lead to the cancellation of the NTSE scholarship for that period/year.

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NTSE Bihar 2021-22 Application form

NTSE Bihar forms 2021 will be available online on scert.bihar.gov. NTSE Bihar 2021-22 registration forms will be submitted by students and verified by schools. Follow the steps given below to know the application process of Bihar NTSE 2021-22.

How to apply for NTSE Bihar 2021-22?

  • Go to the official website: scert.bihar.gov.

  • Click on the link of 'Candidate Registration and Login'.

  • Now, students need to click on 'New User click here to Register' in order to create a Login ID and Password.

  • Enter all details and click on 'Send OTP'.

  • Validate the mobile number and Email ID by entering the OTP and submit it.

  • Login details will be shown on the screen or sent to the registered mobile number and Email ID.

  • Now, login to the portal using the same.

  • Fill the remaining NTSE Bihar 2021-22 registration form and submit it.

  • Pay the application fees and take a printout of the final form and payment receipt.

NTSE Bihar 2021-22 Application fee


Application Fee

General category

Rs. 150/-

Reserved category

Rs. 75/-

NTSE Bihar 2021-22 Exam Pattern

Students must go through the NTSE exam pattern to know the marking scheme and qualifying score. Check the table below to know the exam pattern of Bihar NTSE 2021.

NTSE Stage 1 Bihar Exam Pattern


Exam pattern


Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100 questions

120 minutes

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100 questions

120 minutes

NTSE Bihar Syllabus 2021-22

There is no specific NTSE Syllabus given by NCERT. But the questions asked in this exam are very similar to the syllabus of class 9 and 10. Students must study from their syllabus of 9th and 10th in order to get good marks. Refer to the table below to know the important topics of NTSE Bihar 2021-22.

Bihar NTSE syllabus 2021-22



Important Topics

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

Verbal Reasoning test

Alphabet Test, Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Arithmetic Reasoning Test, Clocks, Puzzle test, Series completion Test, etc.

Non-verbal Reasoning

Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Transparent paper folding, Water images, etc.

Scholastic Ability Test



Algebra, Arithmetic progression, basic geometry, statistics, surface area, etc.


Carbon and its compounds, physical and chemical changes, source of energy, etc.

Social Sciences

Introduction of ancient Indian History, Buddhism, medieval architecture and culture, The Mauryas, Mughal Empire, Vedic period, etc.

Diversity and livelihood, Economic presence of the government, UN and other International Agencies, Union government, etc.

The atmosphere, industries, internal structure of earth and rocks, solar system, natural vegetation, etc.

How to prepare for NTSE Bihar 2021-22?

  • Students should emphasize the basics of what they study. Clearing the basics will help them to gain practical knowledge which will increase the probability of getting selected. This is one of the best NTSE preparation tips.

  • While preparing for the exam students must make notes and revise them on a regular basis. Revising the notes of important topics regularly will help the students to go through the main point anytime.

  • NTSE previous year’s question papers should be referred to once the preparation is done. Solving these papers will let the students know about the difficulty level of the exam, marking scheme and questions frequently asked.

  • Students must look up for the best books for NTSE preparation as these books will help the students to study the particular topics that are important for exams. Students should be very careful while choosing the books as all the topics are not important for the exam.

NTSE Bihar Question Papers

Students should consider solving NTSE Bihar question papers 2021-22 to know the exam pattern better. This will also help them to know about the difficulty level of the exam and the marking scheme. Solving these papers will let the candidates prepare for NTSE well and in a definite pattern.

NTSE Bihar 2021-22 Admit Card for Stage 1

NTSE Bihar admit card 2021-22 will be released on January 6, 2022. Students will be able to download the NTSE Bihar 2021-22 admit card online from the official website bihar.scert.gov.in. They will need to enter the application ID, candidate name and date of birth to download the Bihar NTSE 2021-22 admit card online. Students will also be able to collect the same from their respective school authorities.

NTSE admit card 2021-22 includes the details such as the candidate's name, information about the test centre, roll number, exam schedule, etc. Students must note that they need to carry the admit card on the day of the examination. Without the same, no candidate will be allowed to sit for NTSE Bihar 2021-22.

NTSE Bihar 2021-22 Answer key

SCERT Patna will release the official answer key of stage 1 NTSE Bihar on January 21, 2022. In case of any objection or incorrect answer, students can submit the objections in the given period of time. Students may check their answers using the NTSE answer key. This will help them to know their probable score of NTSE Bihar Stage 1. Answer key helps in predicting the marks on a prior basis and knowing the probability of selection.

NTSE Bihar 2022 Result

SCERT Bihar will declare the result of the NTSE Bihar 2021-22 exam in February 2022. The NTSE result 2022 will be released in the form of a merit list that contains details of the selected candidate like name, roll number, city, school’s name, mark obtained in SAT and MAT tests, etc. Students must keep an eye on the official website to know the notification regarding the Bihar NTSE result 2022.

NTSE Bihar 2022 Cutoff

SCERT will release the NTSE Bihar cutoff along with the declaration of results. Students must note that the NTSE cutoff marks depend on various factors such as the highest marks obtained by a candidate, difficulty level of the question paper etc. We have provided the previous year cut off of NTSE Bihar.

NTSE Bihar Cutoff Marks 2019











NTSE 2021-22 Bihar Reservation criteria


Reservation Criteria

Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Physically Handicapped


NTSE Scholarship

There is a particular scholarship amount awarded by NCERT which is disbursed to the selected students of NTSE Stage II. Go through the table below to know about the amount awarded to candidate of different educational levels.

Class wise NTSE Scholarship Amount

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11-12

Rs. 1,250/ month


Rs. 2,000/month


Rs. 2,000/month


As per UGC norms.

To check other scholarships available in India, visit National Scholarship Portal