NTSE Answer Key 2019
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NTSE Answer Key 2019 – NTSE 2019 stage 1 answer key has been released by most of the states and union territories. Earlier coaching institutes like Allen Kota, Resonance etc have also released the same. Candidates can check the NTSE answer key stage 1 for their respective states from the table given in this article. The answer key of NTSE mentions the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. These can be used to arrive at a probable score in National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) before the official result is declared by the authorities. Candidates are advised to check and follow the NTSE exam pattern before they sit to calculate and estimate their NTSE 2019 score. 

The stage 1 of NTSE 2019 was conducted on November 3 for Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Andaman & Nicobar islands, on November 4 for all other states and UTs (except West Bengal and Kerala) and on November 18 NTSE for West Bengal and Kerala. Students can use this NTSE answer key 2019 to calculate their probable score in stage 1 and start preparing for the second stage of NTSE 2019. Students who have sat for the exam can also check the cutoff of NTSE 2019 which contains the minimum qualifying marks required in order to appear for second stage exam.

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Important Dates of NTSE Answer Key 2019




Stage 1

NTSE Stage 1

November 3, 4 and 18

NTSE stage 1 Answer Key (Coaching Centres)Available (links are given below in the table)

Release of Answer Key (Stage 1)(Official)

Available (links are given below in the table)

NTSE stage 1 Result

January/February 2019

Stage 2

NTSE Stage 2 (Stage 2)

May 12, 2019

Release of Answer Key (Stage 2)(Official)

May 15, 2019

Release of Result (Stage 2)

Third week of August 2019

Steps to download NTSE 2019 Answer Key

The answer key of NTSE 2019 will be released online. Candidates can follow the steps below to view and download the answer key.

  • Visit the official NTSE link provided below.

  • Click on NTSE Answer Key 2019

  • The answer key will get downloaded.

  • Save it and calculate your probable NTSE score.

How to calculate the score using NTSE Answer Key 2019?

The NTSE answer key 2019 helps candidates to compare their answers with the correct ones. This verification of the answer key of NTSE lets them arrive at a score which gives them an idea as to whether they will qualify or not. Candidates can follow the steps below to arrive at an accurate estimate:

  • Download the NTSE 2019 answer key.

  • 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 probable 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 the Stage 2 of NTSE.

Download NTSE Answer Key 2018 (Official) – Stage 1

Candidates who appeared for NTSE 2019 will find the answer key of NTSE Stage 1 2018 below. Candidates can find the solutions to the questions of last year's paper. The official NTSE answer key 2019 will be provided in November 2018. Candidates are advised to go through the NTSE answer key 2019 by coaching centres thoroughly and verify the answers to arrive at a correct estimation of scores. 

Official Answer Key of NTSE 2019


Answer Key

NTSE Rajasthan Answer Key

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NTSE Jharkhand Answer Key

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NTSE Andhra Pradesh Answer Key (Announced)

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NTSE Tamil Nadu Answer Key

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NTSE Delhi Answer key (Announced)

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NTSE Haryana Answer Key

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NTSE Bihar Answer Key (Announced)

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NTSE Himachal Pradesh Answer Key (Announced)

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NTSE Gujarat Answer Key  (Announced)

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NTSE Karnataka Answer Key (Announced)

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NTSE Kerala Answer Key (Announced)

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NTSE Madhya Pradesh Answer Key

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NTSE Maharashtra Answer Key (Announced)

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NTSE Odisha Answer Key (Announced)

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NTSE Punjab Answer key

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NTSE Telangana Answer key (Announced)

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NTSE Uttarakhand Answer Key

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NTSE Uttar Pradesh Answer key (Announced)

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NTSE Chandigarh Answer Key


NTSE Chattisgarh Answer Key

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NTSE West Bengal Answer Key

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NTSE Answer Key 2019 - Stage 2

Stage 2 of NTSE 2019 will be conducted on May 12, 2019. The NTSE 2019 answer key of stage 2 will be released by 15th of May by NCERT on its official website. Students who achieve the cutoff score of NTSE will be awarded the scholarship. Go through the entire article below to know more about the NTSE answer key 2019.

NTSE Cutoff 2019

A cutoff is the minimum marks a candidate needs to score to qualify for the second stage of NTSE. Candidates can get a fair idea on how much to score in stage 1 by looking at the cutoff trend of previous years’. The NTSE cutoff will be released along with the result in January-March, 2019. 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 qualifying Cut off 2019

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

NTSE Result 2019

After the release of NTSE answer key, SCERT and UTs will release the result of NTSE 2019 stage 1 in the month of January/February 2019. The result will be released in online mode separately by all states and UTs. Candidates who qualify the stage 1 of NTSE shall be eligible to appear for NTSE stage 2.

The result of NTSE stage 2 will be declared in the last week of August 2019. Those who qualify NTSE stage 2 will be eligible for the NTSE 2019 scholarship.

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