NSTSE Sample Papers 2020
Dinesh Goyal, 04 Oct 2019, #NTSE

NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 - Students preparing for NSTSE 2020 exam must practise with sample papers to streamline their preparation strategy. Solved NSTSE sample papers for class 1 to 12 are provided in this article along with keys and solutions. Students are suggested to download these NSTSE question papers and solve same to practise with types of questions asked in the NSTSE exam. In case, a student is finding difficulty to solve a question of NSTSE sample papers, then he/she can refer the solution to find the answer. They should match their answers with the ones mentioned in the key to evaluate their performance. Go through the entire article to download class-wise NSTSE sample papers 2020.

How to download NSTSE Sample Papers 2020?

Follow the given steps to download solved NSTSE question papers:

  • Go through the following table and click on the relevant link of NSTSE sample papers.

  • It will open Careers360 sample paper store.

  • Click on the download button and login/signup with required details.

  • A pdf file will start to download.

  • Afterdownloading, open it and take a printout to solve the questions.

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 1

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 2

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 3

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 4

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 5

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 9

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 10

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 11 (PCM)

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 11 (PCB)

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 12 (PCM)

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NSTSE Sample Papers 2020 for Class 12 (PCB)

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Marking Scheme of NTSE 2020

There will be different question paper for each class as NSTSE Syllabus varies for each class. Only multiple choice type questions will be asked and these will be no negative marking in NSTSE exam. So after solving NSTSE sample papers, students should follow the given marking scheme to evaluate their performance.

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NSTSE Marking Scheme


No. of Questions

Marks Per Question

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3 to 12




Tips to Prepare for NSTSE 2020 Exam

  • NSTSE Question Papers are prepared on the basis of CBSE and other State Board syllabi. So students should refer their state board and CBSE syllabus to prepare for the same.

  • Choose the best NSTSE books and study properly to grasp all the basic concepts.

  • Make notes on important topics and formulas. Read those formulas daily to keep them remember and also practise with the questions based on the formulas.

  • Solve NTSE sample papers and evaluate the solved answers using the answer key to analyze the preparation level. Identify shortcomings and improve them.

  • Stay healthy and keep the mind fresh by resting properly and exercising.

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When will the official answer keys of ntse 2020 stage 1 uttar pradesh will be released? It is already 1 month from exam. If official answer keys are out please give me the link.

Harshita Gupta 6th Dec, 2019

All the states have released NTSE stage 1 answer keys of MAT and SAT examination. The answer keys are available for examination held on 2,3 and 17 November 2019.

The results may be declared in January/February/ March and stage 2 examination will be held in May 2020.

  • The qualifying scores for general category is:
SAT- 40%

  • For SC/ST/PH:

Check the link below to get the answer keys:


Hope this helps!

Anyone who gave NTSE exam from Maharashtra this year? How many marks you got? What will be expected cut off by your opinion?

Halry Bhalodia 5th Dec, 2019

Though i have not given the exame but the expected cutoff for NTSE maharastra stage 1 is observed to be :

  1. General        167-175
  2. OBC              156-165
  3. SC                 140-150
  4. ST                  126-135

You can also refer previous years cutoff for the same


when will the answer key for J&K NTSE 2020 be posted ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 3rd Dec, 2019


some of the states has already published the answer key , andhra pradesh, gujrat, haryana , puducherry has already published the keys. ntse stage 2 exam will happen on the month of may 2020, so answer keys will be released before the second stage and you may expect it with in the month of february. however follow official website as well as careers360 website to get upcoming details.


My son is currently in grade 9. Will move on to 10th next year i.e. 2020-21. When can he attempt for NTSE ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 2nd Dec, 2019


ncert in general releases the ntse exam for on the month august .

ntse stage 1 exams was held on on the month of November this year.exams date can be different for different states. the eligibility criteria is Students who are studying in Class 10 from  any recognized school,  students under Open & Distance Learning education board  are also eligible to appear in Stage 1 of NTSE exam.

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