NTSE Answer Key 2020
Maniprabha.singh, 14 Sep 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Answer Key 2020 – SCERTs/ UTs will release the NTSE stage 1 answer key 2020 three to four weeks after the conduction of exams. Stage 1 answer key will be released separately by each state. A few coaching institutes like FIITJEE, ALLEN or resonance will also release the NTSE 2020 answer key immediately after the exam. NTSE Answer Key 2020 will contain the correct answers to all the questions asked in the NTSE exam. Students who will appear for NTSE stage 1 can access the answer key in pdf format. Students should download the NTSE answer key to check their performance in the examination.

NTSE 2020 Stage 1 is scheduled to be held on November 2, 3, and 17, 2019. National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will conduct the Stage 2 exam on May 10, 2020. NTSE answer key 2020 for stage 2 will be issued 2 weeks after the exam. Read the article to know all about the NTSE 2020 answer key for stage 1 & 2.

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NTSE Answer Key 2020 Dates

NTSE Stage 1 answer key for MAT & SAT will be released on the same day. Students should be aware of when the NTSE answer key will be issued. Below are the respective NTSE 2020 answer key-

NTSE Answer Key Dates for Stage 1 & 2



NTSE exam Stage 1

November 2, 3, and 17, 2019

Unofficial NTSE Answer Key 2020 for Stage 1November 2, 3, and 17, 2019

Official NTSE 2020 Answer key for Stage 1

December 2019

Declaration of NTSE Stage 1 Result

January/February 2020

NTSE 2020 Stage 2 Exam Date

May 10, 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Answer Key by coaching institutesMay 10, 2020
NTSE Answer Key 2020 for Stage 23rd week of May 2020

Release of Stage II Result

August 2020

How to check NTSE Answer Key 2020 Stage 1?

The state-wise NTSE 2020 answer key stage 1 will be released online in pdf format. Students should follow the step-wise process to view and download the NTSE answer key 2020.

  • Click on the link of NTSE Answer Key Stage 1 of respective state.
  • The NTSE 2020 answer key pdf will appear on your computer screen.
  • Download the pdf file and save it
  • Now, match your response with the answer given in the NTSE answer key 2020 stage 1 to check the expected scores.

If the calculated scores are above the minimum qualifying marks then there will be chance that your name will be available on the merit list. This way students can check the NTSE result before its official announcement.

Note- Unofficial NTSE answer keys may vary from the official ones. Hence, do not consider the calculated score as final.

Download NTSE Answer Key 2020 for Stage 1

SCERTs/ UTs will release the official NTSE 2020 answer key on their respective websites. Unofficial NTSE Stage 1 answer keys will be issued on the exam day. Below are the state-wise NTSE answer keys 2020 links

NTSE Answer Key 2020 Links for Stage 1

NTSE Rajasthan Answer Key

NTSE Odisha Answer Key

NTSE Jharkhand Answer Key

NTSE Punjab Answer key

NTSE Andhra Pradesh Answer Key

NTSE Telangana Answer key

NTSE Tamil Nadu Answer Key

NTSE Uttarakhand Answer Key

NTSE Delhi Answer key

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Answer key

NTSE Haryana Answer Key

NTSE Chandigarh Answer Key

NTSE Bihar Answer Key

NTSE Chattisgarh Answer Key

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Answer Key

NTSE West Bengal Answer Key

NTSE Gujarat Answer Key

NTSE Kerala Answer Key

NTSE Karnataka Answer Key

NTSE Madhya Pradesh Answer Key

NTSE Maharashtra Answer Key

How to Calculate Scores by Using NTSE Answer Key 2020?

The NTSE answer key 2020 helps candidates to compare their answers with the correct ones. This verification of the NTSE 2020 answer key stage 1 lets them arrive at a score which gives them an idea as to whether they will qualify or not. Students who achieve the cutoff score of NTSE will be awarded the NTSE scholarship. Candidates can follow the steps below to arrive at an accurate estimate:

  • Download the NTSE answer key 2020 stage 1.
  • Compare the answers marked by the candidate with those in the answer key.
  • The correct marking scheme has to be followed by the candidates.
  • The total calculated marks will be the probably secured scores of the candidates.
  • Total Marks Obtained = Number of correct answers (Since NTSE does not follow negative marking)
  • Compare the score with last year’s cutoff and one can get an idea if he/she will be eligible for NTSE Stage 2.

NTSE Answer Key 2020 for Stage 2

The stage 2 answer key will be released by NCERT within two weeks of exam conduction. however, the unofficial NTSE 2020 answer key will be issued on the exam day by various coaching institutes. Students can calculate their probable scores before NTSE Stage 2 result. Below are the previous year's NTSE answer key 2020 for stage 2-

NTSE Stage 2 Answer Key by Coaching Institutes

Coaching InstituteMAT Answer keySAT Answer Key
AllenDownload hereDownload here
ResonanceDownload hereDownload here

NTSE Stage 2 Solution by Coaching Institutes

Coaching InstituteMAT SolutionSAT Solution
AllenDownload hereDownload here
ResonanceDownload hereDownload here

Also, read NTSE 2019 Stage 2 Analysis to know the expected cutoff marks of the exam.

NTSE Cutoff 2020

A cutoff is the minimum marks a candidate needs to score to qualify for the NTSE scholarships. The NTSE cut off 2019 is expected to show a change in its calculation and marks due to the change in the exam pattern this year. Given below is the NTSE qualifying cutoff for different categories.

NTSE 2020 Qualifying Marks for Stage 1 & Stage 2

General and OBS40%40%
SA, ST and PwD32%32%

NTSE Stage 2 Cutoff

CategoryNTSE Cutoff

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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,


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