NTSE Chandigarh Answer key 2020
Saumya.Srivastava, 23 Aug 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Chandigarh Answer key 2020 - SCERT has released Chandigarh NTSE answer key 2020 on November 15, 2019. The answer key can be downloaded on the official website of SCERT Chandigarh, siechd.nic.in. Using NTSE Chandigarh answer key 2020, students will be able to check their estimated scores before the declaration of the results. Students who have any finds any discrepancy in NTSE Chandigarh answer key can report for the same before November 22, 2019. The MAT and SAT answer key of Chandigarh NTSE have also been released by renowned coaching centres. NTSE Stage I has been held on November 3, 2020. 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 2020. Also, know the qualifying marks, cutoff and important dates of NTSE 2020.

Latest- NTSE Answer Key 2020 released for MAT and SAT stage 1 exam of most states.

Also, check expected NTSE Cutoff 2020 for Chandigarh and other States.

NTSE Chandigarh Answer key 2020 dates

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



NTSE Chandigarh 2020 exam

November 3, 2019

Release of answer key

November 15, 2019

Last date to raise the objectionNovember 22, 2019

Chandigarh NTSE stage I result

Fourth week of January 2020

NTSE Chandigarh stage II exam

May 10, 2020

NTSE Stage II answer key

Last week of May 2020

Stage II result and cutoff declaration

August 2020

How to download NTSE Chandigarh Answer Key 2020?

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

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NTSE Chandigarh Answer key 2020

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 NTSE stage I exam, students must buck up for the 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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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 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 result to know their respective scores.

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

Previous Year’s NTSE Chandigarh Cut off

NTSE cutoff 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 II Cutoff

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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When will the official answer keys of ntse 2020 stage 1 uttar pradesh will be released? It is already 1 month from exam. If official answer keys are out please give me the link.

Harshita Gupta 6th Dec, 2019

All the states have released NTSE stage 1 answer keys of MAT and SAT examination. The answer keys are available for examination held on 2,3 and 17 November 2019.

The results may be declared in January/February/ March and stage 2 examination will be held in May 2020.

  • The qualifying scores for general category is:
SAT- 40%

  • For SC/ST/PH:

Check the link below to get the answer keys:


Hope this helps!

Anyone who gave NTSE exam from Maharashtra this year? How many marks you got? What will be expected cut off by your opinion?

Halry Bhalodia 5th Dec, 2019

Though i have not given the exame but the expected cutoff for NTSE maharastra stage 1 is observed to be :

  1. General        167-175
  2. OBC              156-165
  3. SC                 140-150
  4. ST                  126-135

You can also refer previous years cutoff for the same


when will the answer key for J&K NTSE 2020 be posted ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 3rd Dec, 2019


some of the states has already published the answer key , andhra pradesh, gujrat, haryana , puducherry has already published the keys. ntse stage 2 exam will happen on the month of may 2020, so answer keys will be released before the second stage and you may expect it with in the month of february. however follow official website as well as careers360 website to get upcoming details.


My son is currently in grade 9. Will move on to 10th next year i.e. 2020-21. When can he attempt for NTSE ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 2nd Dec, 2019


ncert in general releases the ntse exam for on the month august .

ntse stage 1 exams was held on on the month of November this year.exams date can be different for different states. the eligibility criteria is Students who are studying in Class 10 from  any recognized school,  students under Open & Distance Learning education board  are also eligible to appear in Stage 1 of NTSE exam.

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