Notification NTSE 2020-21

National Talent Search Scheme (NTSS)
The students of Class X during the academic year (2020-21) in any Government schools of Kerala/Government Aided/Recognised schools/Kendriya Vidyalaya/Navodaya Vidyalaya in Kerala are eligible to apply for the State-level NTS Examination. Students are registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) will also be eligible for scholarship provided the student is below the age of 18 years and is appearing in Class X examination for the first time. Pupils who have secured not less than 55% marks (for SC/ST students it is not less than 50%) for all non-language subjects in the last examination of class IX of 2019-20 will be admitted for the examination.

General Instructions for Submitting Online application

Before starting to fill up the online application, the candidate should keep at hand the following details/documents:-
  • Candidates are required to fill all the required details carefully without making any mistake.
  • A valid E-mail ID(Gmail account only) and Mobile Number is mandatory for the registration of your Online Application. The E-mail ID and Mobile number should be kept active till the declaration of Stage I result. The SCERT will sent essential information with regard to your application and examination in this registered E-mail ID/Mobile number. Incase, a candidate does not have a valid personal email ID, he/she should create his/her own new email ID before filling up the online application.
  • It is advised that the candidates must proceed to the payment immediately before the registration process. Payment can be done through SB collect by using a Credit Card, ATM-Debit Card, RuPay Card, UPI, NEFT/RTGS, Net Banking and challan mode. Once the payment is successful and application is submitted,no refund of application fee will be done.
  • After remitting fee you will get a SB collect reference number starting with D............ in your registered mobile number
  • If challan mode of payment is selected, download the challan, get a printout and remit the fee in any SBI Branch in Other Payment Modes
  • The candidates may enter the reference number and date on the space provided in the registration page and proceed to fill the other details
  • The username and password will be displayed in the registration page itself as well as in your registered email.
  • Once the registration is complete, you may login with the user ID and password
  • If any of the candidates is not able to register after making the successful payment due to any technical reason, again enter the registration page and fill all the details with the same Reference number received from the bank earlier and a new password will be visible.
  • After Login, you can fill the details in the online application form.
  • There is a provision to edit, update and save the application.
  • Save the details already entered in the online application form.
  • Before submitting the application form, the candidates should carefully verify the data. After confirmation, editing is not possible. Once submitted, no changes in the application form will be entertained.
  • No Online Registration shall be permitted after the closing date
  • The online application form involves the following process: Registration/login, personal details, institutional details, family details, uploading of photograph, uploading of other relevant required documents, payment of fee and final submission.
  • Before applying online, the candidate will be required to have a soft copy/scanned (digital) image (in JPG/JPEG format) of his/her recent Passport Size Photograph ((Maximum size : Between 40kb and 60 kb, Image Dimension : 150W X 200H px, Image Type: jpg/jpeg format)).
  • Relevant certificates like Caste Certificate for SC/ST, OBC (Non -Creamy Layer as per central list) (Click here for format) , Economically Weaker Section (EWS) certificate from the competent authority ((Click here for format)), Disability Certificate from Medical Board (Each Certificate must be scanned in pdf format and size should not exceed more than 500 kb ).
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All correspondence related to online application process regarding NTSE shall be made by email to For any queries, Call: 0471-2346113 Working hours - On All Working Days - 10.15am to 5.00pm. For technical support please mail us to

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