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NTSE 2020: National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is conducted for students studying in class 10th. The exam is conducted in two stages – NTSE stage 1 is being conducted on November 2, 3 & 17, and December 1, 2019, by all states and UTs while stage 2 will be conducted on May 10, 2020, by NCERT at the National level. All States and UTs will release the NTSE answer key on the official website of SCERT. The result of stage 1 will be released by all states between January and March. Candidates who achieve the NTSE cut off 2020 score will qualify to appear for the NTSE stage 2. The NTSE exam syllabus is broadly based on classes 9th and 10th.

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What is NTSE exam?

National Talent Search Examination popularly known as NTSE is conducted by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for identifying talented students who want to pursue higher education in Science and Social Studies streams. The examination is conducted at two levels i.e. first, state-level talent search examination and then, National Level Talent Search Examination. The State Level Talent Search Exam is conducted by 29 States/07 UTs for all students studying in Class 10th. The students qualifying in State Level Talent Search Examination are eligible to appear for NTSE stage II examination to be conducted by NCERT. The aim of NTSE scheme is to award talented students pursuing education in Science and Social Studies stream with scholarships to help continue their education.

Highlights of National Talent Search Examination

Exam Name

  • National Talent Search Examination
  • Commonly known as NTSE

Conducted by

  • NTSE Stage 1 is conducted by respective states/UTs
  • National level or NTSE stage II is conducted by NCERT

Exam Level

National Level

Class level

Class 10th

Total Scholarships


Scholarship amount

  • Rs. 1250 per month for Class 11-12
  • Rs. 2000 per month for UG and PG level
  • As per UGC norms for research level

Scholarship level

Up to PhD level

Exam Mode

Offline examination

Exam Papers

Mental Aptitude Test (MAT)
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Test Duration

120 minutes for each paper (MAT & SAT) at each level i.e. a total of 240 minutes. (same for both the stages)

Total Exam Centers

For NTSE Stage I exam – In all 28 states and 9 UTs

For NTSE Stage II – 35 exam cities

Registration dates

Registration began in August 2018 and the last date of application is notified by respective State/UT separately

Exam dates for NTSE Stage I exam 2019-20

November 03, 2019 for Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

November 04, 2019 for All other states and UTs

November 17, 2019, for Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal Delhi NCR

December 1, 2019, for Jammu & Kashmir and Leh

Exam date for NTSE Stage 2 exam 2020

May 10, 2020, for all states and UTs

Exam Helpline for NTSE Stage II examination only

Phone number – 011-26560464

e-mail – ntsexam.ncert@gov.in

Official Website


Major Changes in the National Talent Search Examination by NCERT over the past years:

How it began

The programme was started in 1963 as National Science Talent Search Scheme (NSTSS) as an initiative to help talented students with scholarships. The students who applied for NTSE scholarships were selected on the basis of qualification in the written test, project report, and interview. The written test included Science Aptitude Test (SAT) and an essay based on a scientific theme only. The project report was also needed to be submitted at the time of the written test. The scholarships were awarded to only those students who wanted to pursue higher education in Basic Sciences from Class 11th to Doctoral level.

All about NTSE over the years: 

Over the years since it was started, the exam conducting authority made drastic changes in the examination pattern, subject, class level, scholarship numbers and amount, etc. Check below the major changes made in the NTSE scholarship scheme –

NTS Exam over the years



Changes made in NTSE

Number of Scholarships
(In 1963, only 10 scholarships were awarded)


350 from 10


From 350 to 500


From 500 to 550

(out of which 50 scholarships were reserved for SC and ST categories)


From 550 to 750 inclusive of 70 scholarships reserved for SC and ST students only


From 750 to 1000 with reservation as under –

15% for Scheduled Caste students

7.5% for Scheduled Tribes students


From 1000 to 2000 with reservation as under –

27% for Other Backward Class students

15% for Scheduled Caste students

7.5% for Scheduled Tribes students

4% for Physically Disabled students


2000 scholarships with reservation as under –

27% for Other Backward Class students

15% for Scheduled Caste students

7.5% for Scheduled Tribes students

4% for Physically Disabled students

10% reservation added for Economically Weaker Sections

Scholarship amount


The scholarship amount was raised up to Rs. 500.

However, the students pursuing Ph.D. courses were given scholarship amount as per the UGC norms only.

2014-2015 till present

The scholarship amount of Rs. 500 was increased for students at different levels as under –

Class 11th and Class 12th: Rs. 1250 per month

At Bachelor degree and Post-Graduate degree levels: Rs. 2000 per month

Students pursuing Ph.D. degree – As per UGC norms

Subjects Specialization/Stream of higher education

1976 (after the introduction of 10+2+3 education pattern)

From Basic Sciences to Engineering, Social Sciences and Medicine streams


  • The scholarship will be awarded to students pursuing higher education in Social Science and Science streams up to doctoral level.

  • The scholarship for professional courses in Medicine and Engineering will be awarded up to Post-Graduation level only.

Change in Name


From the National Science Talent Search Scheme (NSTSS) to National Talent Search Scheme (NTSS)

Class level (initially only Class 10th students could apply and appear for the NTSE Scholarship examination)


The exam was extended up to Class 10th, Class 11th and Class 12th Students and separate examinations were conducted for each level.


The class level was returned back to Class 10th only.

However, the centralized examination process of the national level for students from all over India was decentralized i.e. Tiers were introduced and now, students were required to appear for Tier I at their own state level and then for Tier II for the national level.


NTSE was now conducted for Class 8th students from Class 10th earlier.

However, NCERT conducted 2 more exams for Class 10th students in 2007-2008 for providing an opportunity to students studying in Class 9th and Class 10th at that time.

2013 till present

The Class level was again set only for Class 10th.

Selection Procedure


  • Two objective type written tests introduced i.e. Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in place of descriptive written test and Essay based on Science theme only

  • Project Report submission was discontinued

  • Only qualified students need to appear for face to face Interviews.

  • Selection based on composite scores in MAT, SAT, and Interview only.


  • Language Ability Test (LAT) introduced as part of the selection criteria.

  • LAT was either English or Hindi as per the choice of students.

  • It is of only qualifying nature as the scores of LAT was not included in deciding the merit of students for NTSE scholarships.

2018 and onward

LAT paper removed from the selection procedure

Exam Pattern


A uniform exam pattern was designed for MAT and SAT for all states and UTs conducted Tier 1 exam of NTSE.

The exam pattern of NTSE Stage 1 exam now included –

For MAT: 100 MCQs

For SAT: 200 MCQs divided into 25 for each subject as under –

  1. Mathematics,

  2. Physics,

  3. Chemistry,

  4. Biology,

  5. History,

  6. Geography,

  7. Civics,

  8. Economics.

However, candidates were provided with a choice of selecting any four of the eight sections and therefore, only need to answer 100 questions.


The choice to select sections in SAT paper was terminated.

The SAT paper was now based on Science, Social Science, and Mathematics.

Science and Social Sciences section 40 MCQs each and the remaining 20 were for Mathematics.


The Class VIII NTSE exam pattern was based on 90 questions for each paper i.e. MAT and SAT.

SAT included 35 questions each for Science and Social Science and, 20 MCQs for Mathematics.


  • Negative marking scheme introduced for the Stage II examination of NTSE

  • For each wrong attempt, 1/3rd of the total marks allotted for a question was deducted.

  • Also, no marks were deducted for questions that were not attempted by students.

2018 onward

  • Negative Marking Scheme discontinued

  • Exam time duration increased from 90 minutes to 120 minutes for each paper i.e. MAT and SAT. Also, 30 minutes extra for Visually Challenged candidates)

  • Reporting time for the examination hall was changed to 09:00 am to 8:00 am.

  • The exam timings are as under –

For MAT paper: 9:30 am to 11:30 am (12:30 am for VC candidates)

For SAT paper: 1:30 pm to 03:30 pm (4:00 pm for VC candidates)

  • The total number of questions for MAT paper was increased as the LAT paper is removed.

Earlier, MAT and LAT paper carried 50 marks each.

The MAT paper now carries a total of 100 questions.

Other relevant features


  • The parental/family income criteria to award NTSE scholarship discontinued.

  • Books grants also discontinued.


A reservation of 3% of scholarships from total scholarships was decided for Physically Challenged students.


The minimum qualifying marks for qualifying NTSE were increased from 32% to 35% for SC/ST/PH candidates.


4% reservation in scholarships made for Physical Challenged Category


The minimum qualifying marks for NTSE qualification have been revised as under –

40% for General Category Candidates

32% for SC/ST/PH candidates in both tests separately.


Reservation of 27% is introduced for OBC category candidates


Reservation of 10% added for EWS candidates

NTSE 2020 Exam dates and other events


Stage I dates

Stage II dates

NTSE application dates

August 2019

No registration

NTSE Admit card dates

By the second week of October 2019

By the third week of April 2019

NTSE Exam dates

November 03, 04, & 17 and December 1, 2019

May 10, 2020

NTSE Result dates

January – March 2020

September 2020



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NTSE 2020 Eligibility

NTSE Eligibility 2020

Candidates who want to obtain the NTSE 2020 scholarship must fulfill the eligibility criteria for the exam as mentioned by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2020 are certain requirements such as academic qualification, age limit and minimum qualifying marks in the previous class that must be met by candidates. NCERT prescribed NTSE Eligibility criteria is followed by all States/UTs conducting Stage I exam. Only candidates who will satisfy NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2020 will be awarded the scholarship after the announcement of the final NTSE results. Check here in detail about NTSE eligibility 2020 for stage I as well as stage II exam –

NTSE 2020 Eligibility Criteria for stage I exam (state level) –

The conditions are listed below:

  • Candidates currently studying in Class 10th from any recognized Private/Government schools including Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, and Sainik Schools could apply.

  • The candidates can appear in their respective state/UT’s NTSE stage I exam, although there is no domicile restriction.

  • The SCERT of respective state/UTs may mention any additional criteria for stage I exam such as minimum qualifying marks in the previous class.

  • Moreover, candidates who are completing their education from Open and Distance Learning (ODL) such as the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) or state Open boards were also eligible to apply and appear for NTSE 2020.

  • The candidates studying from Open and Distance Learning must not be less than 18 years of age at the time of appearing in the scholarship exam. Moreover, they should not be employed (not even part-time jobs) and they should be appearing in the Class 10th qualifying examination for the first time.  

NTSE 2020 Eligibility Criteria for NTSE Stage II exam –

For candidates studying in India:

Candidates appearing for NTSE stage II exam by NCERT need to fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria –

  • They must be an Indian National irrespective of where they are pursuing their Class 10th qualifying examination i.e. in India or Abroad

  • They should have qualified stage I exam at the state level

For candidates studying outside India:

  • The Indian national candidates studying abroad can directly appear for stage II exam of NTSE scholarship award.

  • They should have scored at least 60 per cent marks in their previous qualifying examination i.e. Class 9th.

  • Such candidates should be planning to pursue their higher education only in India after obtaining the NTSE Scholarship.

NTSE Eligibility 2020: General Requirements for awarding NTSE Scholarships –

  • The candidate should pursue only the approved courses in Science, Social Sciences, Engineering and Medical streams only. The candidate should be willing to pursue higher education in India only

  • The candidates should be certified as maintaining good conduct at their school and should continue their higher education

  • They should not be absent from school without proper leave or informing the school authorities

  • The candidates should be a full-time student and should not be working anywhere or getting salary/stipend.

  • If the candidate is getting scholarships under any other scheme as well then, he/she should decide which scholarship scheme he/she wants to continue with.

  • If any candidate is getting any other scholarship then, his/her NTS Scholarship will be stopped for that year and can be continued only after he/she requests NCERT for resuming the scholarship; they have to discontinue benefits from other scholarship schemes.

  • The candidates getting fee waivers/ one-time grant/fee subsidy and accommodation are eligible for NTSE Scholarship

  • If any candidate drops studies or discontinues his/her education within one year of admission, then no scholarship will be awarded to him/her.

  • The candidates should pass in all subjects of their course in first attempt only and if they fail in any of the core subjects his/her scholarship will be cancelled.

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NTSE 2020 Process

NTSE Registration and Application at State level (NTSE stage1 exam)– Students who wish to appear for National Talent Search Examination 2020 can apply from their respective state/UT in the offline/online mode or as specified by the exam authorities. Students can download the form online and submit it to the School Principal for certification before the last date along with the application fee (if applicable). The offline NTSE Application Form 2020 could be obtained from the school or the listed Liaison Officers for the states/UTs only.

The notification for application form availability of NTSE state level examination is also made available in the local/national newspapers or circulars circulated in the schools by the respective state/UT.  

The NTSE admit card 2020 is attached along with the application form of NTSE and is required to be filled. This admit card is then signed by the state Liasion officer and handed over to the candidate in the second week of October.

NTSE Admit Card 2020 – The admit card of NTSE stage 1 exam 2019 is made available by the exam conducting authorities at least 15 days before the exam date. Many states provide the NTSE 2020 admit card in offline mode while some issue them online which can be downloaded by candidates. Those who applied for NTSE 2019-20 were issued admit card by their respective state/UT for state-level examination. It is mandatory to carry the admit card on the exam day as no candidate will be allowed to sit for the exam without it. Candidates who qualify the state level examination are issued NTSE 2020 admit card by NCERT for stage 2 exam in the online mode only. This can be downloaded from the official website of NCERT.

NTSE stage1 at State/UT level- The states/UTs conducts the examination for NTSE exam 2020 in the offline mode at appointed exam centres only.

NTSE Result 2020 announcement for stage 1 exam – The NTSE 2020 stage I result will mention the qualifying status of candidates for both papers i.e. MAT and SAT. The candidates can check the result of NTSE stage 1 exam in the online mode as it will be available on the official website of the SCERT/DGE of the respective state/UT. The NTSE stage I exam result 2020 is made available in the form of merit list, which mentions names, marks, ranks of all qualified candidates for the respective state/UT.

NTSE stage 2 exam at National Level: All those candidates who qualify the stage 1 exam of NTSE 2020 at the state level will be eligible to appear for national level NTSE which is conducted by NCERT. The exam pattern, exam details, and subjects are the same as NTSE stage 1.

NTSE Stage 2 Results: The result of NTSE stage II examination will be announced in September 2020 for all candidates. Candidates will be able to check their NTSE stage 2 result through the link provided by NCERT where they need to enter their roll number and date of birth. The result will mention separate scores as well as the combined score for MAT and SAT paper. The disbursement of NTSE scholarship will be based on Merit list after the announcement of NTSE stage 2 result 2020 only. 

NTSE 2020 Exam Centers

The NTSE state level and national level examination is conducted at the exam centres 2020 designated by the exam conducting authorities. For state-level examination of NTSE, the respective states/UTs allot the exam centre to candidates which is mentioned on the NTSE admit card. For NTSE 2019 stage 2, the examination is conducted at the designated test centres by NCERT. The list of NTSE Exam Centre 2020 was released in the second week of October 2019 for stage 1 exam while it will be out in April for the NTSE stage 2 exam by NCERT.

NTSE Exam Centres 2020

The list of exam centres for NTSE Stage 2 examination by NCERT is as provided below –


Exam Centre(s)/Venue

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

KV No 2, Raksha Vihar, Minnie Bay

Andhra Pradesh

KV, Gandhi Gram Post, Malkapuram, Visakhapatnam

Arunachal Pradesh

KV No 2,  Itanagar, Chimpu Post, Arunachal Pradesh


KV CRPF Mile Amerigog, Kamrup, Guwahati


KV no 1, Lohiya Nagar, Near Heart Hospital, Kankarbagh, Patna


KV, ASF High Grounds, Chandigarh


KV No 2,  Deen Dayal Upadhyay Nagar, Sector 4, Raipur

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

KV, Government High School Campus, Silvassa


KV No 3, Ringroad, Near Seema Sadak Bhawan


KV, INS Madovi, Panjim


KV No 1, Near Police Commissioner’s Office, Shahi Baug, Ahmedabad


KV No 1, AFS, Sector 14, Old Delhi Road, Gurugram

Himachal Pradesh

KV No 1, Dharamshala Cantt, Kangra

Jammu and Kashmir

KV No 1,  Gandhinagar, Jammu


KV CCL, Rajendra Nagar, Ranchi


KV, ASC Center, Victoria Road, Bangalore, Karnataka


KV No 3, Port Trust, Willingdon Island, Kochi, Ernakulam


KV, Kavaratti

Madhya Pradesh

KV No 1, Opp Central India Flour Mill, Hoshangabad Road, Bhopal


KV, Bhandup, LBS Marg, Kanjurmarg West
KV, BEG, Near Deccan College, Pune


KV No 1, Lamphelpat, Imphal


KV, Happy Valley, Shillong


KV, Project Pushpak Zemabawk, Aizawl


KV, CRPF Camp, Lerie Hill, Kohima, Nagaland


KV No 1,  Unit 9, Near Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar


KV, IIT Campus, Chennai


KV, ASF High Grounds, Chandigarh


KV  No 1, Bajaj Nagar, Opp Tonk Phatak, Jaipur


KV, Post Tadong, Middil, Siyari, Gangtok

Tamil Nadu

KV,  IIT Campus, Chennai


KV No 1,  Langer House, Golconda, Hyderabad


KV (GC) CRPF, Adarani, Salbagan, Agartala


KV ONGC, Kaulagarh Road, Dehradun

West Bengal

KV, Ballygunge, Circular Road, Kolkata

Uttar Pradesh

KV, Lucknow Cantt
KV, New Cantt, VD Road, Allahabad

Exam Day Guidelines

Here are some of the guidelines which the candidates must follow on the day of the National Talent Search Examination:

  • Candidates must carry their admit cards, pencil, pen and a photo identity card to the examination hall.
  • All the candidates should reach the exam centre at least 45 minutes prior to the commencement of the examination.
  • Any candidate who is late beyond 15 minutes of the commencement of the exam, will not be allowed to write it.
  • Electronic gadgets are not allowed in the examination centre.
    For information on NTSE preparation, students can refer to the preparation tips provided by Shiksha.

FAQs related to NTSE 2020

Q. Can I appear for NTSE 2020 in class 9?

A. No, only students studying in class 10 are eligible to write the NTS examination.

Q. I am reappearing for my class 10 exams this year. Can I apply for NTSE?

A. No, one can apply for NTSE only once during the first attempt in class 10.

Q. Will I qualify for the NTSE stage 2 if I manage to score the minimum qualifying marks in MAT and SAT?

A. You will be required to achieve the total NTSE cutoff score released by the state along with the declaration of result. If you manage to score the cutoff marks of NTSE stage 1, then you would find your name in the merit list. The qualifying cutoff of 40 per cent (32 per cent for SC/ST) and the ones released by states is different.

Q. Do I need to apply again for the NTSE stage 2 exam?

A. NTSE application is a one-step process. You will qualify to appear for stage 2 only if you clear the stage 1 exam.

Q. When will NTSE stage 2 result be announced?

A. NTSE stage 2 result 2020 will be announced in the month of August.


NTSE 2020 Contact Information

For NTSE stage I exam – Candidates can contact the State Council of Research and Technology (NCERT) or listed Liaison Officer of their respective State/UT.

For NTSE stage 2 exam –

Official Address –

Educational Survey Division,

National Council of Educational Research and Training

Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi 110 016

Phone Numbers – +91-11-26560464, +91-11-26562704

E-mail Address – deme.ncert@nic.in, esdhead@gmail.com, esdhead.ncert@gov.in, ntse2@yahoo.co.in

NTSE 2020 Dates

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1 Dec ’19

NTSE Jammu & Kashmir 2020 Exam

10 May ’20

NTSE 2020 Stage II Exam

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NTSE 2020 Answer Key

The official NTSE Answer Keys 2020 for stage 1 exam have been released for some states like AP, Puducherry, Gujarat, Haryana, etc, online. Some renowned coaching centres have also released the answer keys for all states/UTs. The state-wise links to check the answer key of NTSE 2020 have been provided below. The answer key of NTSE 2020 contains the correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Candidates can download the NTSE 2020 answer key and check the answers with those marked by th

NTSE 2020 Admit Card

NTSE 2020 admit card was released by states and UTs. Some states like Odisha, Gujarat, MP, Punjab etc. have released the NTSE admit card 2020 online while others like Rajasthan, Maharashtra etc. have released them offline. The links to download the state-wise admit card of NTSE 2020 online are provided below. Students can collect their offline NTSE 2020 admit card from their school.

Candidates must note that it is important to carry the NTSE admit card 2020 on the exam day. Those without it wil

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NTSE 2020 Application Form

States and UTs started releasing the NTSE application form 2020 from the first week of August 2019. stage 1 is slated to be conducted on November 2 for Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, on November 3 for all other states and UTs and on November 17, 2019, for Kerala, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Delhi NCR, and Jammu & Kashmir. The application for NTSE 2020 is done for stage 1 only. Those who qualify NTSE stage 1 2020 exam will qualify for the NTSE stage 2. (for those

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NTSE 2020 Pattern

NCERT has released the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2020 exam pattern on the official website. NTSE 2020 will be held in the offline mode i.e. in Pen-Paper mode for both levels i.e. State level examination (stage I) and National level examination (stage II). The scholarship exam by NCERT comprises two papers i.e. Mental Ability Test (MAT) and . Both MAT and SAT papers of NTSE 2020 is conducted on the same day but, in two different shifts i.e. Morning shift from 9:30 am to 11:30 am f

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NTSE 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus of the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2020 is broadly based on Class 9th and Class 10th only. There will be objective type questions for both papers i.e. Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) on relevant topics.

The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is based on questions from Social science, Science and Mathematics subjects.

The MAT paper will be based on questions for verbal and non-verbal abilities such as reasoning and critical thinking. Also, the topic

NTSE 2020 Question Papers

Download National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) previous years’ question papers and sample papers to get an insight into the questions which are generally expected in the NTSE exam in both the MAT (Mental Ability Test) and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) sections along with the marking scheme. The students would also be able to judge the difficulty level of the questions asked in the examination through these papers and hence work on their weak areas. Solving as many sample papers would also h

NTSE 2020 Prep Tips

The National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is conducted by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) every year to identify talented students who want to pursue higher education in Science and Social Studies streams. The exam follows a two-stage process: -State-level examination (Stage I) -National-level examination (Stage II) To qualify for Stage-II, students need to secure 40% (General/OBC category) and 32% (SC/ST/Physically challenged) respectively each in MAT and S

NTSE 2020 Cut Off

NTSE Cutoff 2020 for stage 1

All states and UTs release the NTSE 2020 cutoff for stage 1. Cutoff is the minimum score a candidate needs to achieve in order to qualify the exam. Candidates who achieve this cutoff will qualify for NTSE stage 2 which will be conducted on May 10, 2020.

NCERT mentions the qualifying NTSE 2020 cutoff for candidates. However, it isn’t necessary that obtaining the qualifying cutoff will make one eligible for the NTSE stage 2. The NTSE qualifying cutoff 2020 has been p

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NTSE 2020 Results

NTSE Results 2020: All states and UTs will release the NTSE 2020 result for stage 1 between January and March 2020. The result will be declared in the online mode in the form of a merit list. The list will contain the roll numbers and other details of those candidates who have successfully cleared the stage 1 of NTSE 2020.

National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) will declare NTSE 2020 Stage II result in September 2020 in the online mode. Candidates who appear for NTSE exam o

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NTSE 2020 News

The  is conducted every year by the NCERT. All the States and UTs have started releasing their NTSE Application Forms 2019-20. Stage I of the examination will be conducted on November 2 for Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, on November 3 for all other states and UTs and on November 17, 2019, for Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Delhi NCR, and Jammu & Kashmir, while stage II will be conducted on May 10, 2020.

Check out all the updates from the NTSE 2019-20 exam belo

NTSE 2020 Books

NTSE preparation books 2020

With only a few days left for the to take place, all the students must buck up and start preparing for the scholarship examination well in time. The NTSE has declared the examination schedule for all the states/UTs for the stage-I NTSE exam. Since the examination level is a little difficult and the competition level is very high, the aspirants must select the best books for NTSE 2020 exam and start preparing for the examination. Apart from playing an essential role i

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Dear aspirant, You can click on the link below to solve your query. https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ntse/cutoff
Good luck.

Answered byArpita sharma Beginner-Level 4


Dear aspirant, You can check out this link for your query. https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ntse/cutoff
Good luck !

Answered byArpita sharma Beginner-Level 4


There’s no cutoff available, cutoffs are available only after the exam. So it’s hard to say.

Answered byBASIL PAUL K Guide-Level 15


Hi Pawan. Yes you are eligible for second stage. Good luck!

Answered byheena agrawal Guide-Level 15


Hi timir. Yes you are eligible for second stage.

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