NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020
Palak.budhiraja, 06 Aug 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020- The registration process for NTSE 2020 examination has been started on August 5, 2019 on main.bseap.org. DGE, Andhra Pradesh will conduct the NTSE Andhra Pradesh Stage 1 on November 3, 2019. The online application process for NTSE 2020 stage 1 will close on September 5, 2019. Aspirants can apply for NTSE Exam in the online as well as offline mode. Students pursuing the class 10 are eligible for NTSE Andhra Pradesh Stage 1 examination. DGE, Andhra Pradesh will release a list of students for the final stage of NTSE as per the State quota on the basis of the performance of students in AP NTSE 2020.

NTSE Exam is a national level scholarship exam conducted in two stages. First Stage is a state-level exam conducted by DGE, Andhra Pradesh and stage 2 is a National Level exam conducted by NCERT. National Talent Search Examination 2020 is organized to seek talent in basic sciences dispersed throughout the country i.e. in all states and union territories. Read the complete article below to know more about Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2020.

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NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020- Overview

Check the important details of the NTSE exam in a glance in the table below:

Name of the Examination

National Talent Search Examination, Andhra Pradesh


NTSE, Andhra Pradesh

Level of Examination


Conducted By

Directorate of Government Examinations, AP

Eligibility Criteria

Students Pursuing class10

Mode of Application

Online & Offline

Frequency of Exam


Mode of Examination

Pen and Paper

Medium of Examination

Telugu/Urdu/English and Hindi

Official website


Andhra Pradesh NTSE Exam 2020- Dates

Below is the list of important events and their dates related to AP NTSE 2020. Students must go through the table so that they don’t miss any important dates:



Application Form release

August 5, 2019

Last date for Application

September 5, 2019

Last date to pay fee

September 7, 2019

Release of Hall Ticket

Third week of October 2019

NTSE 2020 Exam

November 3, 2019

NTSE Stage 1 Result

Last week of March 2020

NTSE Stage II Admit Card Release

April 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Exam

May 10, 2020

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Students who are studying in class 10 from schools in Andhra Pradesh can apply for NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 exam. One must qualify NTSE Eligibility criteria in order to appear for the exam.

  • Student must secure at least 55% marks in class 9 to appear in NTSE exam.

  • Apart from government-affiliated schools, students belonging to CBSE and ICSE are also eligible to appear for the exam.

  • Aspirant must be an Indian citizen.

  • Pursuing class 10 in the current academic year of 2019-20.

  • One who appeared in Class 10 examinations in the year 2019 cannot apply.

  • ODL or Open Distance Learning class 10 students are eligible under the condition that their age is not above 18 years.

  • NMMS scholarship holders can also appear for NTSE AP 2020

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 Application Form

DGE AP has released the NTSE 2020 Andhra Pradesh Application form on the official website on August 5, 2019. Students are provided a provision to submit the form offline i.s. through their respective schools. NTSE Application Form can be filled online/offline till September 5, 2019. These forms need to be submitted after getting it attested from school. NTSE AP application forms must be submitted to State Liaison officer. Check the steps given below to apply for NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 exam:

How to fill NTSE AP Stage 1 Application form?

  • Click on the link given above or visit the official website of DGE, Andhra Pradesh i.e. main.bseap.org

  • Download the application form and take a printout of the same.

  • Fill required information such as Name, Address, Contact information, School Details, and more.

  • Necessary documents including the photograph, Income certificate, caste certificate need to be attached and then the form must be attested by the head of the institution/ school.

  • Submit the form to the head of the institution or state liaison officer

For further financial assistance, one can apply for Pre-Matric scholarship, check National Scholarship Portal 2019

Documents for NTSE Registration

Photographs - Attach two latest passport size photographs. Attached Photographs must be attested by the School Principal/ Gazetted officer.


  • For SC, ST category - One must attach an attested copy of their caste/ category certificates.

  • For OBC Category - Check the category to which candidate belongs in the central OBC list by National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC).

  • For Physically Challenged - Aspirants who are applying under physical disability (BLV, DH, LD, AID, MD) must attach a copy of their disability certificates issued by recognized medical institutes.

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 Admit Card

Aspirants need to download their admit card from the official website of DGE. Andhra Pradesh 2020 NTSE admit card will be released in the last week of October 2019. NTSE Admit card mentions candidates details and exam details such as exam date, time and venue. Students without NTSE Admit Card will be denied to enter the examination hall.

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 Exam Pattern

Before starting their preparation one must be well aware of the NTSE 2020 Exam pattern. Read below to know the exam pattern recommended by the board:

  • All questions will be either objective type or MCQ type.

  • Both MAT and SAT exam will be conducted on the same day.

  • The language test will not be conducted.

  • The paper will consist of 200 questions and each question will carry weightage of 1 mark.

  • There will be no negative marking.

For complete details on exam pattern of NTSE AP 2020, refer to the table.


Number of Questions

Maximum Marks










NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 Syllabus

There is no specific syllabus prescribed by NCERT or SCERT, so students must refer to class 9th and CBSE class 10 syllabus for preparation of NTSE stage 1 exam. SAT exam consists of the syllabus of class 9 and 10 as recommended by the respective board. For MAT or Mental Ability Test aspirant must practice more and more logical reasoning, analytical, and problem-solving questions. NTSE Syllabus for stage 2 is similar to syllabus recommended by NCERT.

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 Answer key

The official answer key of Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2020 provides answers of questions asked in MAT and SAT paper. NTSE AP Answer key will be published by the Directorate of Government Examinations. Aspirants can check the accuracy of their answers by using the answer key. If any student has any objection over any particular answer, they have to submit their application via email to the Directorate of Government Examination before the last date.

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 Result

DGE will publish NTSE 2020 Andhra Pradesh in the last week of March on the official website. NTSE AP Result 2020 will be released in the form of merit list which includes details such as Names of successful candidates, city, roll number, marks obtained in MAT and SAT tests. After the result of NTSE Andhra Pradesh stage 1, the exam for stage 2 will be conducted on May 10, 2020. The result of NTSE stage 2 will be declared in the month of September 2020.

NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 Cut off

The minimum marks required to qualify the NTSE exam is termed as NTSE Andhra Pradesh cut off. Refer to know the previous year’s NTSE cutoff released by DGE for 2019-20 session


Cutoff Marks







OBC non-creamy


OBC Creamy


Physically Handicapped

OBC Creamy


OBC Non-Creamy




NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 Scholarship

NCERT gives a total of 2,000 merit-based scholarships under the NTSE programme. Students who qualify stage 1 will participate in the final stage of the NTSE exam. Students can find a category-wise percentage of seats allotted to each category in the table below. On the basis of this percentage, NTSE scholarship is given to the candidates.


Percentage of seat assigned





Physically handicapped




How to prepare for NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020?

In Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2020 students have shortlisted on the basis of rigorous tests i.e. MAT and SAT. To crack these tests one must have good analytical and logical reasoning. Students must go through the syllabus thoroughly and start preparation. Students must follow the steps given below for NTSE 2020 preparation and score good marks in the exam-

  1. To cover all the subjects required for the exam, students must refer to the best books for NTSE 2020 preparation

  2. Take help from teachers and friends for solving difficult questions.

  3. Make a proper study schedule and implement it.

  4. To have a better understanding about the types of questions asked in exam, students must practice from NTSE Andhra Pradesh question paper.

  5. Revise more and more number of questions of Aptitude and reasoning questions.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020

Question: Will I have to register for stage 2 exam, after clearing NTSE AP 2020 exam?


No, you do not need to register for stage 2 exam. Selected student's data is shared by DGE, AP with NCERT.

Question: What is the syllabus of NTSE Andhra Pradesh exam?


The syllabus of NTSE AP mainly depends on class 9 and 10 syllabus of CBSE and Andhra Pradesh board.

Question: What are the qualifying marks of NTSE stage 1 AP exam?


Students will have to secure 40% (32% for reserved category) marks to qualify stage 1 exam. However, the final selection depends on NTSE cutoff marks.

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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,



which are the syllabus for ntse exam.

Manisha Gupta Expert 11th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

NTSE has two parts that are SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and MAT (Mental Ability Test). The MAT section will test students on their thinking ability, Reasoning etc. while the SAT is further divided into three sub-sections namely Science, Maths and Social Science.

To check the complete syllabus you can go through with the given below link.


Good Luck!


expected cut off for NTSE UTTARAKHAND 2020?

Hello Shourya Vishnoi

The total marks of NTSE have been increased from 150 to 200 along with the removal of the language test. The official cut off will be released along with the result. The cutoff is expected to be around 140.

Kindly visit the mentioned below page to stay updated for the cutoff. Keep checking it regularly.

Hope it helps you.


sample paper for assam stage 1 ntse

Ronak Gala Student Expert 10th Oct, 2019


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All applicants of class X studying in recognized school are eligible to appear for the Stage I examination conducted by States in which the schools are located.

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