NTSE Chandigarh Answer key 2020-21 - Some coaching institutes like Allen, Resonance, FIITEE will release the answer key of NTSE Chandigarh 2020-21 on the day of exam. SCERT will release the Chandigarh NTSE answer key 2020 in the second week of November 2020. The answer key will be uploaded on the official website of SCERT Chandigarh, siechd.nic.in. Using the NTSE Chandigarh answer key 2020-21, students will be able to check their estimated scores before the declaration of the result. Students who will find any discrepancy in the official answer key should report the same before November 22, 2020, tentatively. NTSE Stage I is scheduled to be held on November 3, 2020, tentatively. Students must remember that only the qualifiers of stage I exam will be allowed to appear for the Stage II exam. Read the article to download the NTSE Chandigarh answer key 2021. Also, know the qualifying marks, cutoff and important dates of NTSE 2020.


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NTSE Chandigarh Answer key 2020-21 Dates

Refer to the table below to know the important dates of the forthcoming events of Chandigarh NTSE 2020-21.

NTSE Chandigarh Answer Key Dates (Tentative)



NTSE Chandigarh 2020-21

November 3, 2020

Release of Unofficial Answer KeysNovember 3, 2020

Release of Official Answer Keys

November 15, 2020

Last date to raise the objectionNovember 22, 2020

Chandigarh NTSE stage I result

February 2020

NTSE Chandigarh stage II exam

May 10, 2021

NTSE Stage II answer key

Last week of May 2021

Stage II result and cutoff declaration

August 2021

How to download NTSE Chandigarh Answer Key 2020-21?

Students must follow the steps mentioned below to download the Chandigarh NTSE answer key.

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Previous Year's NTSE Chandigarh Answer key

We have provided the previous year answer keys of Chandigarh NTSE along with question papers for both MAT and SAT by FIITJEE.

NTSE Chandigarh Answer key by Aakash

Find below the answer key and question papers of NTSE Chandigarh in the table below. Also, download the detailed solution for every question here.

NTSE Stage-II Answer key

After the selection in the NTSE stage I exam, students must buck up for stage II preparation. Download the previous year question papers and answer keys for NTSE stage II by FIITJEE from the table below.

NTSE Chandigarh 2020 Qualifying score

Students must note that they need to obtain the qualifying marks in order to qualify for NTSE Chandigarh 2020. Refer to the table below to know the qualifying scores of stage I NTSE exam.


Qualifying scores

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

General category: 40%

SC, ST, and PH: 32%

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

General category: 40%

SC, ST, and PH: 32%

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How to calculate the estimated marks using NTSE Chandigarh Answer Keys 2020?

Students can calculate their probable scores referring to the table below. Know the process to check the scores for both MAT and SAT.


How to calculate?

Exam pattern


Marks in MAT

Total number of correct answers x 1

100 questions (each question carries 1 mark each)

No negative marking

No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions

Marks in SAT

100 questions (each question carries 1 mark each)

Total Marks

Marks obtained in MAT + Marks obtained in SAT

NTSE Chandigarh Answer key 2020- Points to remember

Students must know the do’s and don’ts of using Chandigarh NTSE answer key 2020. Read the points below to know the same.

  • MAT and SAT marks need to be calculated separately and then added to the total.

  • Students must not blindly rely upon the answers given in the answer key as there may be some errors in some answers.

  • In case of wrong answers in the official NTSE 2020 answer key, students can communicate to the exam conducting authority through writing a mail and paying a minimal amount.

  • No marks will be deducted in case of wrong answers or unanswered questions.

  • Students must not entirely rely upon the estimated scores. They should wait for the release of final NTSE Chandigarh 2020 result to know their respective scores.

NTSE Chandigarh Cut off 2021

The cut off marks are the minimum marks that are mandatory to score in order to qualify for the stage II exam. The cutoff depends upon several factors such as difficulty level of the exam, number of applicants, etc. Find below the previous year NTSE Chandigarh cutoff and know the qualifying scores of the stage I exam.


NTSE Cut off 2018-19



Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Physically Handicapped




NTSE Stage 2 Cut off 2020

We have provided the previous year cutoff of NTSE stage II exam. This will let the students know the status of their preparation. Stage II cutoff will be released after the declaration of NTSE result.


Cut Off Marks

MAT & SAT - Maximum marks out of 197




General – PH1



Scheduled Caste (SC)



SC – PH1



Scheduled Tribe (ST)



ST – PH1



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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Chandigarh Answer key 2020-21

Question: How many students will be selected from Chandigarh to award NTSE scholarship?


A total of 20 students will be selected from Chandigarh.

Question: What is the minimum passing marks for NTSE Chandigarh?


Students need to secure a minimum of 40% marks in both MAT and SAT separately to pass the exam. The minimum passing marks for SC/ST/ PH students is 32%.

Question: When will NTSE Stage 2 2021 be held?


NTSE Stage 2 exam will be held in the first week of May 2021.

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ntse stage 2 2020 examination date will be change or not?

Ankit Dahiya Student Expert 6th Apr, 2020
National Talent Search Examination is conducted every year for selecting around 2000 students, providing them with NTSE scholarships.
NTSE stage 1 results have been declared by state conducting authorities.
NTSE stage 2 for those who cleared stage 1 is scheduled to be held on 10th May 2020 by NCERT.
As of now there is no change in its date. So, it is still scheduled on May 10th.
So, keep preparing for it. Any change would be notified officially by NCERT on official website, so be updated woth it regularly.

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Good luck

I am moving to class 10th in Maharashtra board can I give ntse 2020-2021

lubhan cherwoo 6th Apr, 2020


the eligibility criteria for NTSE2020-21 is as mentioned below

  1. Candidates should be registered with the State/UT exam conducting body. (Only Indian nationals)
  2. The candidates who are in class X can also apply for the test.
  3. The candidates who want to give NTSE exam in class X should have cleared class IX examination from a recognized board and scored  minimum of 60% marks.
  4. The candidates must have obtained degree recognized by the board.
  5. The students who have completed/appearing for class 10 th examination and are registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) can appear for the NTSE exam. The candidate must be below 18 years of age and must not be employed.

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!
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