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National Genius Search Examination 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open20-Sep-2016
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AwardMemento, Medal for NGSE Mains & Certificate
EligibilityStudents of Class 4 to 12
Scholarship provider contact details

NGSF Helpline: 022 6452 8000
NGSF President's Office, in case of emergency: (+91) 8692030479

Address for correspondence:

Controller of Examinations NGSE - 2017
National Genius Search Foundation 
National Secretariat,
“Parijat Bunglow”, Ground Floor,
Plot No. 3, Road No. 5,
Sector -11 (eleven), 
New Panvel, Navi Mumbai - 410206. India.

What is National Genius Search Examination 2017?

National Genius Search Examination (NGSE) 2017 is a competitionn through which the genius among the students are searched which leads to the National Genius Award.

The syllabus of NGSE for class 4-10 will mainly from Maths and Science of their respective class and for the students of class 11 and 12 mainly from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Accounts, Economics and Business study.

NGSE will be held in two phases:

  • Phase 1- 27th September 2016 and 3rd december 2016 (student can choose any one date)
  • Phase 2- 26th February (for the student who cleared phase one)

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Students of classes 4 to 12 are eligible to apply. 

How can you apply ?

STEP – I : Collect the Registration Fee from students:
Please collect the NGSE Examination fee from the participating students. The NGSE Examination Fee details are given below:

NGSE Fee to be collected from students is Rs 500
Portion of the Fee retained by Schools towards administrative expenses is Rs 100 or Rs 130*
Balance Fee to be remitted by the school per student is Rs 400 or Rs 370*

Note: * indicates that the school (in India) has to print the question papers sent through email as password protected pdf files. In this case, the schools need to remit Rs. 370 only. If the school requires printed question booklets to be couriered to them, they need to remit Rs. 400 per student.

If the school is not having enough students to become a center and prior permission is not taken to be a center under exceptional circumstances, they need to remit the full fee (Rs. 500/-) collected. The NGSE – Mains is a single paper. It has no subject wise fee. 

STEP – II: Complete the Student Participation List (SPL)
Complete the Student Participation List (SPL) with students' details. It can be downloaded from the Download Center of the website. 

STEP –III: Remit the Fee Collected
Out of the fee collected, the school should retain the test administration expenses for the school as mentioned above. Remit the balance fee to the account of the NGSE administering agency – Entrancemaster India Private Limited. 

The fee can be paid to the NGSE administering agency's account in the following ways: 
By sending a Demand Draft / Multicity cheque, favouring Entrancemaster India Private Limited, payable at Mumbai.

By depositing cash in the account of NGSE administering agency at any of the State Bank of India branches across India.

By NEFT / RTGS / SWIFT/ Net banking to transfer the fee to the NGSE administering agency
The NGSE administering agency's Bank Details are as follows: 
Account number : 32477111542 
The IFSC Number of the SBI Branch : SBIN0011758 

STEP –IV: Forward the SPL & Fee

Send the completed SPL along with the Demand Draft / Proof of Fee payment to the following address: 

Controller of Examinations NGSE - 2017
National Genius Search Foundation 
National Secretariat,
“Parijat Bunglow”, Ground Floor,
Plot No. 3, Road No. 5,
Sector -11 (eleven), 
New Panvel, Navi Mumbai - 410206. India.

Kindly mention your school name, NGSF School Code, contact number and full school address with postal code on the overleaf of the draft. 

Schools should also send a soft copy of the completed SPL in Excel format (not image) with Fee payment details to and a copy to 

As we receive the details of deposit / transfer, we shall send you the receipt of payment and thereafter, the Student Enrollment Numbers, if not allotted already.

Key Dates

(1) 20th Aug, 2016 for NGSE Mains to be held on Tue, 27th Sept 2016 and 

(2) 20th Sept 2016 for NGSE Mains held to be held on Sat, 3rd Dec 2016

Tuesday, 27th September 2016 or Saturday, 3rd December 2016 
Results of NGSE Mains 2017
Thursday, 26th January 2017 
Final Test: NGSE Advanced 2017
Sunday, 26th February 2017
Results of NGSE Advanced 2017
Friday, 14th July 2017


Q: We have received the official intimation about National Genius Search Examination and National School Awards late. Can we get an extension for a few days to submit registrations?
You may mail us a request for the same at This will be considered case to case basis, on merit.

Q: Is National Genius search Foundation a Government body?
National Genius Search Foundation is an autonomous society registered under the Govt. of India.

Terms and Conditions

Phase I : NGSE Mains 2017

NGSE Mains is a single test comprises of multiple choice questions to be answered in 90 minutes. The NGSE comprises of questions with one or more right options, a series of right combinations and matching etc.

Mathematics and Science are the major components of NGSE up to class X. There will be a few application oriented General Knowledge questions too. See detailed syllabus under downloads section of the website for more details.

Marking the answers:
Students will be given Student Response Sheet (SRS) wherein the right answers are to be marked by darkening the circles using BLACK PEN. Please note that answers once marked cannot be changed later using eraser or white ink. Such corrections if any will be treated as wrong answers. 

The NGSE Mains may have negative marking. Students are advised to read the instructions given in the question booklet against EACH QUESTION, carefully. It is not necessary that the previous year’s questions indicate the current year's question pattern.

Choice of Test Dates:

Phase 1 - NGSE Mains 2017 will be held on Tuesday, 27th September 2016 and on Saturday, 3rd December 2016. Schools can choose a date as per their convenience. 
Phase 2 - NGSE Advanced 2017, will be held only once, on Sunday, 26th February 2017. 

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