NCERT postpones NTSE stage 2 exam 2021; New date after COVID-19 situation normalizes

NCERT has postponed the stage 2 NTSE exam 2021 which was to be held on June 13, 2021. The new date will be announced after the COVID-19 situation improves.


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Dinesh Goyal | May 13, 2021 | 09:52 AM IST

NEW DELHI: The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has postponed stage 2 of the National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) 2021 due to the COVID-19 situation and lockdown enforced in the states and UTs. Earlier, the NTSE exam 2021 for stage 2 was scheduled to be held on June 13, 2021, which now stands postponed.

The new dates of the NTSE stage 2 exam will be announced by NCERT through the official website after the COVID-19 situation normalizes in the country and is conducive for conducting stage 2 of NTSE 2021.

Last year too, NCERT postponed the stage 2 exam and it was held on February 14, 2021, in which a total of 7,586 students appeared.

NTSE stage 1 exam 2021 status

This year, the first stage NTSE exam was held on December 12 and 13, 2020, for most of the states, whereas some states held their stage 1 exam on separate dates. While stage 1 result is not yet declared, only Karnataka has released the stage 1 result in form of district-wise marks lists.

Students who are selected in the stage 1 exam have to appear for the stage 2 exam of NTSE. The first stage exam is held by SCERT of the respective state or other responsible authority.

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