NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020- DGE has released NTSE AP 2020 answer key along with question papers for MAT and SAT exam held on November 3, 2019. In the next, the authority will release NTSE Andhra Pradesh result and cutoff in the third week of February 2020. DGE, Andhra Pradesh will release a list of students selected for the final stage of NTSE Exam. The list is prepared as per the State quota and based on the performance of students in AP NTSE 2020. The admit card of NTSE AP 2020 exam was issued online on October 24, 2019. Students could download the NTSE Andhra Pradesh admit card 2020 from main.bseap.org. Students need to enter the school code and password to download the NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 admit card. The other mode to get the NTSE AP admit card is offline through the schools. The online Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2020 stage 1 registration ended on September 5, 2019. Stage 2 NTSE 2020 exam will be held on May 10, 2020, by NCERT. Read the complete article below to know more about NTSE Andhra Pradesh 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 class 10

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:

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NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 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

October 24, 2019

NTSE 2020 Exam

November 3, 2019

NTSE AP Answer Key DateNovember 5, 2019
Last Date to Raise ObjectionNovember 12, 2019

NTSE Stage 1 Result

third week of February, 2020

NTSE Stage II Admit Card Release

April 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Exam

May 10, 2020

NTSE Andhra Pradesh Answer key 2020

  • The official answer key of Andhra Pradesh NTSE 2020 provides answers to questions asked in MAT and SAT paper. NTSE Answer key will be published by the Directorate of Government Examinations.
  • Aspirants can check the accuracy of their answers by using the NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 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 Result 2020

DGE will publish NTSE Andhra Pradesh 2020 result for stage 1 in the last week of March on the official website. NTSE 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 2020 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 August 2020.

NTSE Andhra Pradesh Cutoff 2020

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

NTSE Andhra Pradesh Cutoff


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.

NTSE Scholarship Amount


Percentage of seat assigned





Physically handicapped




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 Andhra Pradesh 2020 will be denied to enter the examination hall.

Steps to Download NTSE Andhra Pradesh Admit Card

  • Visit the official link, home.bseap.org/APNTSEAPP19
  • Select the School Type and Name
  • Enter School Code and Password
  • Click on "Log in" to download the admit card.

Click Here to download the NTSE Andhra Pradesh admit card 2020.

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.

NTSE Andhra Pradesh Exam Pattern


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 the 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 the syllabus recommended by NCERT.

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 of the types of questions asked in the exam, students must practice from NTSE Andhra Pradesh question paper.

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

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.

  • A 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.

  • An 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.

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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What is the cutoff of chandigarh ntse this year

sathwika 3rd Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Ntse means National Talent Search Exam which is conducted to give scholarships to the students who are highly taled as government will provide them scholarships as cutoff marks will be based on category and resevations and no.of seats available for the candidates, no.of candidates appeared for the exam and difficulty level of the  question paper ,and previous year cutoff marks are taken into consideration and you should get maximum of 75 percent of the marks to the total marks in ntse of Chandigarh  and  so that study well and work hard to get good marks All the best for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to u.


Do the NTSE 2020-2021 Postpones this time ?

divya prakash 2nd Apr, 2020
Yes iam ready to accept your conditions and agree to continue the exam


Pankhuri Kumari 2nd Apr, 2020
Hii Abhinay!
The NTSE stage 1, was already conducted in the months of November- December, 2019 in different states. The results are being declared by different states. The stage 2 for NTSE is scheduled to be on 10 May, 2020. Till now, no official statement has been passed for the postponement of the exam. You must keep an eye on the official website for updates.
Hope this helps.
Good luck!

when could be the NTSE stage 2 exam of so after this pandemic?

Sanjeet Sachdeva Student Expert 1st Apr, 2020

Hey there!

Well, there is nothing such mentioned / announced regarding the delay of NTSE stage 2 national level exam. It will be conducted on 10th May, 2020 (if doesn't extends).

For more updates regarding the exams, stay tuned with the link given below


Thank you.



Megha 31st Mar, 2020

Hello Abhinay !

NTSE paper comprises of 40% of Social science , so it become very important to crack Social with good marks.

For stage 1 , the state board’s textbooks for History & Civics and Geography are important.

And for stage 2 , books of NCERT Class IX & X are important.

Also ,you can see video lectures by Prof. Vipin Joshi like - “The Rise of Nationalism in Europe”, “The French Revolution”, etc.  (They will help you a lot).

Also , there is a channel NTSE Guru , you can subscribe to that . The video lectures were completely understandable. Each topic consists of a video tutorial, concept theory, practice sheets, previous year questions & tests.

Hope it helps !

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