NTSE Meghalaya 2020
Maniprabha.singh, 20 Jul 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Meghalaya 2020- DERT, Meghalaya will conduct the state level NTSE 2020 in offline mode on November 2, 2019. Class 10 students of Meghalaya can apply for Stage 1 through their respective schools. Students must check the eligibility terms before filling the Meghalaya NTSE 2020. The last date to fill the application form is September 20, 2019. DERT conducts NTSE Stage 1 through DSEO’s in each of the districts of the state. Students whose application form is accepted can collect their admit card from Center Superintendent of respective exam centre at least one week before the exam.
Based on the scores in Meghalaya NTSE 2019-20, selected candidates will be called for stage 2 of NTSE 2020, conducted by NCERT. Read this article for details on NTSE Meghalaya 2019-20, eligibility criteria, application process, result, NTSE stage 2.

Latest: NTSE Meghalaya Application form 2020 released. Click here to download the form.

Meghalaya NTSE 2020 Overview

Name of the examination

National Talent Search Examination

Abbreviation used


Level of the exam


Conducted by:

Directorate of Educational Research and Training (DERT), Meghalaya, Shillong.

Mode of examination

Pen and paper.

Medium of examination


Meghalaya NTSE 2020 Important Dates

Students can check the NTSE exam dates 2020 in the given table. Other dates are tentative which will be updated after the official announcement-

JEE Main College Predictor

Know you Admission Chances for NIT and Other B.Tech College based in JEE Main Score

Predict Now



Start Date of Application

July 23, 2019

Last date for application form submission

September 20, 2019

NTSE Meghalaya 2019 Stage 1 Exam

November 2, 2019

Meghalaya NTSE 2019-20 Result Date

February 2020

Release of Stage II Admit Card
April 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Exam date

May 10, 2020

Stage 2 Result Date
September 2020

Meghalaya NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2020

Only students who satisfy the NTSE eligibility 2020 can apply for the test.

  • National Talent Search for Meghalaya is conducted for students currently studying in class 10 from any recognized school of the state.
  • Open schools students whose age is less than 18 years can apply for the exam.
  • Students should not be employed.

NMMS (National Merit cum Means Scheme) Scholarship holders could also apply for NTS examination.

How to Apply for Meghalaya NTSE 2020?

Download application forms for NTSE Meghalaya 2020 using the link given above. Students can also collect the same from school authorities or State Liaison Officer. The last date for submission of the application form is September 20, 2019.

If you fail to fill all the required details on the application form, your form will be rejected.

Candidates applying for Meghalaya NTSE 2020 should carry the given documents for the application process.

  • Two passport size photos

  • Copy of the mark-sheet of 9th standard.

  • Copy of the reservation certificates for reserved category students.

  • Disability Status certificate from a government recognized medical practitioner for physically handicapped students.

  • Income Certificate

Meghalaya NTSE 2020 Application Steps

  • To apply, candidates have to click on NTSE Meghalaya application form link to be given above to download and take a print of it. Fill all the details correctly in the form.

  • After filling the form, one have to submit it to the Principal/ Headmaster/ Headmistress of the respective school, which was further sent to DSEO/SDSEOs of their district on or before the last date.

  • No fee will be charged for NTSE Meghalaya 2020.

NTSE Meghalaya Admit Card 2020

Students can collect the Meghalaya NTSE admit card at least a week before the exam date from the Centre Superintendent of the Examination Centre. The NTSE 2020 admit card contain the details of exam and students. The admit card for NTSE stage 2 will be uploaded on the NCERT website in the third week of April 2020. The students must carry the admit card to the examination hall. No candidate will be allowed to sit for the exam without admit card.

Meghalaya NTSE 2020 Answer key

DERT, Meghalaya will not release the official NTSE answer keys. However, a few coaching institutes release the answer keys for Meghalaya NTSE 2020. Students should visit the websites of coaching institutes such as Akash, Resonance, FIIT-JEE etc immediately after the exam to check the answer keys.

NTSE Meghalaya 2020 Preparation

To prepare for Meghalaya NTSE exam, students need to cover three important things, the syllabus, exam pattern for NTSE Meghalaya, and NTSE Sample papers. To help you with your preparation we have covered the topics in the sections below.

Meghalaya NTSE Pattern 2020

State level NTSE for Meghalaya is conducted annually in a fixed pattern each year. The exam comprises two sections, which are the Mental Ability Test and the Scholastic Aptitude Test. Check the complete NTSE Exam Pattern below

Mental Ability Test: MAT or Mental Ability test is made to test the ability of the participants to solve verbal and non-verbal puzzles.

Scholastic Aptitude Test: SAT test is made to test academic knowledge and skills.


Exam pattern

Time Duration

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

120 minutes + 30 minutes for differently

abled candidates

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

120 minutes + 30 minutes for differently

abled candidates

NTSE Meghalaya 2020 Sample papers

Students can treat the previous year Meghalaya NTSE question papers as sample papers. Since Meghalaya NTSE are conducted annually in a fixed pattern determined by DERT and NCERT, previous year question papers are used as sample papers to prepare for the upcoming examination. These solved question papers are provided officially by DERT on their website. Also, you can find sample papers for Meghalaya NTSE by various coaching institutes such as Akash, FIIT-JEE, Resonance etc.

Meghalaya NTSE Syllabus 2020

The syllabus provided in the table below covers various topics on the subjects upon which the questions for the NTSE Meghalaya 2020 examinations will be created. The exam mainly comprises two sections -the Mental Ability Test & Scholastic Ability Test. Following is the NTSE 2020 syllabus table according to the tests.


Subjects and syllabus

Mental Ability Test

Verbal reasoning test: alphabetic test, analogy, analytic reasoning, arithmetic reasoning, blood relations, coding-decoding, direct sense test, fill in the blanks, word sequencing, Venn diagrams, questions on direction, word problems, clock problems, series completion test, truth verification, hypothetical situations.

For non-verbal reasoning test, questions will be based on: analogy, analytic reasoning, dot fixing situation, classification, embedded figures, folding/ cutting paper, complete the figures, mirror images, problems on cubes and dice, transparent paper folding, water images.

Scholastic Ability Test

Mathematics: algebra-expressions, arithmetic progression, basic geometry, circles, coordinated geometry, direct & inverse variations, exponent, linear equation, number system, probability, quadratic equations, simple & compound interest, square root and cube root, triangles, trigonometry, statistics, surface area and volume.

Science: acid, bases and salts, air, carbon and its compounds, cellular level of organisms, diversity in living organisms, fibers and plastics, food production and management, light, magnetism & electricity, evolution, measurement, metals & non-metals, environment, periodic classification of elements, physical & chemical changes in matter, source of energy, structure of an atom, water.

For Social sciences:

History: culture, science, & literature, early medieval period, Indus valley civilization, introduction of ancient Indian history, Jainism, Buddhism, and conquerors from other countries and nations, medieval architecture and culture, national movement, new empires and kingdoms, popular movements and social reforms, revolt of 1857, the Mauryas, Mughal empire, Vedic period.

Civics: democracy, diversity and livelihood, economic presence of the government, India & its neighbouring countries, state government, judiciary, UN & other international agencies, Union government.

Geography: agriculture, atmosphere, industries, internal structure of earth and rocks, major domains and land-forms, maps and globe, motion of the earth, natural vegetation, environment of India, resources and development, solar system.

Meghalaya NTSE 2020 Result

The stage 1 result of Meghalaya NTSE 2020 will be released in the first week of February 2020 in online mode. The result will be announced in the form of merit list. The NTSE result mentions the candidate's enrollment number, name, gender and school address. Students who will qualify the stage 1 exam wil be eligible to appear for stage 2 exam. NTSE Stage 2 result will be announced by NCERT on its official portal in form of merit list of finally shortlisted candidates.

The category-wise scholarship reservation criteria are provided in the following table:


Reservation percentage

Scheduled caste


Scheduled tribes


Physically handicapped




NTSE Meghalaya 2020 Cutoff

The Meghalaya NTSE cut off serve as the qualifying criteria for students to be selected for NTSE Stage 2. NCERT determines the stage 2 cut off while DERT declares the Stage 1 NTSE cutoff anoung with the result. The qualifying marks are different for General and reserved categories.

Name of the examination

Maximum marks

Qualifying cut off

Mental Ability Test (MAT)


General 40%

ST/SC/PH 32%

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)


General 40%

ST/SC/PH 32%

NTSE 2020 Scholarships

NCERT offers 2000 scholarships through the National Talent Search Examination. Students have to qualify the Meghalaya NTSE stage 1 and Stage 2 to claim the scholarship amount.

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11th to 12th

Rs. 1,250/-


Rs. 2,000/-


Rs. 2,000/-


As per UGC norm.

More like NTSE

Questions related to NTSE

Showing 1440 out of 1440 Questions

how can i get ntse up admit card

Aditya kumar Student Expert 21st Oct, 2019
Hello there!


You need to follow below steps to download your ntse admit card:-

  • First,Visit the official website of SCERT/Education Department of the your state. You can get the official website for different states by going through the link:- https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-admit-card
  • Then,Click on the direct link of the NTSE section, available on the home page then click on the admit card or hall ticket link.
  • Then,Enter their school code/ application number & password to download the NTSE admit card 2020.
  • NTSE 2020 admit card will be displayed on the computer screen and then download a copy of NTSE admit card for future use.

For more and detailed information go through : https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-admit-card


how to apply ntse form for class 10

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019


If you are in class 10 at present in 2019-20 session, than you have lost the chance. The application form was available in month of august or september. The exam will be in month of november.

Please go through this article on this link for more detail


Hope it helps


from where can i get the form of ntse in Gaya,Bihar

_Abhishek_Vatsya Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019


NTSE BIHAR APPLICATION form released on September 6th in online mode.And last date for application form submission was 30th September 2019 for stage 1 EXAMINATION.You can't fill application form now..

For more details regarding NTSE BIHAR 2020 EXAMINATION visit below link;




Manisha Gupta Expert 16th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

The application forms of NTSE 2020 has been released by Jharkhand, J&K, Punjab and most other states. You can check the state wise application link to go through with the given below link.


Good Luck!


what is the expected cut off of Punjab

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

cutoff marks changes every year and it depends on different fact, like number of participants, question difficulty level, seat matrix etc. please follow the below link to know about previous years cutoff,


The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books