NTSE Bihar 2020 - SCERT, Bihar has released the Bihar NTSE answer key on November 22, 2020, on biharscert.in. Students can download the same using the link provided below. The exam conducting body conducted the Bihar NTSE 2020 (Stage 1) on November 17, 2019. The application process for NTSE Bihar 2020 was concluded on September 30, 2019. All Class 10th students who are studying in a recognized school were eligible to apply for the NTSE Bihar 2020 through their respective schools. Applicants were able to download the admit card in online mode for NTSE stage I exam from November 8, 2019.Latest- NTSE Bihar answer key 2020 released. Click here to download.
Bihar NTSE 2020 admit card released. Click here to download the NTSE Bihar admit card 2020.
NTSE is held in two stages. The first stage is conducted by the States/UTs while the second stage is conducted by NCERT on the National level. Only those students are allowed to appear in the Stage II exam who qualify the stage I exam. Selected candidates after stage II are awarded scholarships. Read this article to know about NTSE 2020 dates, eligibility, application process and much more related information.
Go through crucks of Bihar NTSE 2020 in the table below:
Name of the Examination
National Talent Search Examination
Level of Examination
Mode of examination
Pen and Paper
Medium of Examination
Hindi or English
Students must go through NTSE important dates in order to not miss any recent update. Refer the dates tabulated below to keep a check on NTSE exam:
Student's Online Registration for NTSE Bihar
September 6, 2019
Last Date of Application form submission
September 30, 2019
Release of Admit Card Online
November 8 to 17, 2019
NTSE Stage I Bihar
November 17, 2019
NTSE Result Stage I result
NTSE Admit card Stage II
NTSE Stage II exam
May 10, 2020
NTSE Result Stage II
NTSE Bihar 2020 admit card has been released on November 8, 2019. Students can download the same online from the official website biharscert.in. They will need to enter application ID, candidate name and date of birth to download the Bihar NTSE 2020 admit card online. Students can also collect the same from their respective school authority. NTSE admit card includes the details such as the candidate's name, information about the test centre, roll number, exam schedule, etc.
Students must note that they need to carry the admit card positively on the day of the examination. Without the same, no candidate will be allowed to sit for NTSE Bihar 2020.
Students must go through NTSE exam pattern to know the marking scheme and qualifying score. Check the table below to know the exam pattern of Bihar NTSE 2020.
Mental Ability Test (MAT)
General category: 40%
SC, ST, and PH: 32%
No negative marking
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
There is no specific NTSE Syllabus given by NCERT. But the questions asked in this exam is very similar to the syllabus of class 9 and 10. Students must study from their syllabus of 9th and 10th in order to get selected in this exam. Refer to the table below to know the important topics of NTSE Bihar 2020.
Verbal Reasoning test
Alphabet Test, Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Arithmetic Reasoning Test, Clocks, Puzzle test, Series completion Test, etc.
Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Transparent paper folding, Water images, etc.
Scholastic Ability Test
Algebra, Arithmetic progression, basic geometry, statistics, surface area, etc.
Carbon and its compounds, physical and chemical changes, source of energy, etc.
Introduction of ancient Indian History,
Buddhism, medieval architecture and culture, The Mauryas, Mughal Empire, Vedic period, etc.
Diversity and livelihood, Economic presence of the government, UN and other International Agencies, Union government, etc.
The atmosphere, industries, internal structure of earth and rocks, solar system, natural vegetation, etc.
Students should pay emphasis on the basics of what they study. Clearing the basics will help them to gain practical knowledge which will increase the probability of getting selected. This is one of the best NTSE preparation tips.
While preparing for the exam students must make notes and revise them on a regular basis. Revising the notes of important topics regularly will help the students to go through the main point anytime.
NTSE previous year question papers should be referred to once the preparation is done. Solving these papers will let the students know about the difficulty level of the exam, marking scheme and questions frequently asked.
Students must lookup for the best books for NTSE preparation as these books will help the students to study the particular topics that are important for exams. Students should be very careful while choosing the books as all the topics are not important for the exam.
Students should consider solving NTSE Bihar question papers 2020 to know the exam pattern better. This will also help them to know about the difficulty level of the exam and marking scheme. Solving these papers will let the candidates prepare for NTSE well and in a definite pattern. Find below the links to download previous year question papers of NTSE Bihar 2020.
Question paper link
NTSE Bihar Question Paper
NTSE Question Paper Bihar
SCERT Patna released the official answer key on November 22, 2020, on the official website. In case of any objection or incorrect answer, students can submit the challenge against the answer key. The final answer keys will be issued in December 2019. Students may check their answers using NTSE Bihar answer key. This will help them to know their probable score of NTSE Bihar Stage 1. Answer key helps in predicting the marks on a prior basis and know the probability of the candidate will be selected in the NTSE exam or not.
SCERT Bihar will declare NTSE Bihar result in the second week of January 2020. The result will be released in the form of a merit list. This merit list will contain details of the selected candidate like name, roll number, city, school’s name, mark obtained in SAT and MAT tests, etc. Students must keep an eye on the official website to know the notification regarding the Bihar NTSE result.
SCERT will release NTSE Bihar cutoff after the declaration of the results. Students must note that the cutoff marks depend on various factors such as the highest marks obtained by a candidate, difficulty level of the question paper etc. We have provided the previous year cut off of NTSE Bihar. Find the same below in the table.
There is a particular amount awarded by NCERT which is disbursed to the selected students of NTSE Stage II. Go through the table below to know about the respective amount awarded to the candidate of different educational level.
Rs. 1,250/ month
As per UGC norms.
To check other scholarships available in India, check National Scholarship Portal
NCERT puts forth various norms and provides reservation to some candidates. Refer to the table mentioned below to know the reservation criteria of NTSE Bihar 2020.
26.5% of 1000
NTSE eligibility criteria 2020 puts forth some conditions for the students to appear in the Stage I exam. Go through the pointers below to know the eligibility criteria of Bihar NTSE 2020:
Students must note that they are supposed to obtain at least 60% marks in Class 9 to be able to sit in NTSE Bihar 2020. This figure may change for the students with reservations.
Students studying in schools affiliated to Bihar Government/CBSE/ ICSE/Bihar State Madrasa Education Board and Bihar Sanskrit Education Board are eligible to appear in NTSE Bihar 2020.
Getting a scholarship from any other source will lead to the cancellation of the NTSE scholarship for that period/year.
Students registered under Open Schooling are also eligible to appear for NTSE Bihar 2020.
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NTSE Bihar application forms 2020 will be released on September 6, 2019 for students in online mode. Students must fill the NTSE Bihar 2020 application form till September 30, 2019. NTSE application form released in the online mode on the official website of SCERT, Patna. Follow the steps given below to know the application process of Bihar NTSE 2020.
Students should contact their respective school authority and get details about the required documents.
They will have to submit the required documents to the school authority before the last date along with the application fee.
The Principal/Vice-Principal of the respective school has to approve the submitted application forms online till October 5, 2019.
Below mentioned is the application fee which is to be submitted in the favour of SCERT Bihar.
NCERT imposed no domicile restrictions for NTSE exam. So UP and other state students studying in schools affiliated with BSEB/CBSE/ ICSE/Bihar State Madrasa Education Board and Bihar Sanskrit Education Board can apply for this Bihar NTSE 2020.
You should tell your school authority and classmates about this exam and indulge them in this practice. Then, you should request your school authority to conduct NTSE exam.
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