NTSE Delhi 2020
Maniprabha.singh, 20 Nov 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Delhi 2020 – Directorate of Education has released the Delhi NTSE answer key 2020 for stage 1 on November 19, 2020. Students can check the rights answers in the NTSE Delhi answer key and send objection till November 22, 2019, if required. NTSE Delhi 2020 Stage I exam was held in offline mode on November 17, 2019. The admit cards for stage 1 were released on November 1, 2019 in offline mode. Students can collect their roll numbers from respective school authority. The application form for NTSE Delhi 2020 exam was released on August 20, 2019 on edudel.nic.in. The last date to submit the NTSE Delhi 2020 forms was September 5, 2019. There was no application fee required for NTSE Exam. Students had to download the forms and submit the filled NTSE Delhi application form cum admit card to Head of the Schools. NTSE 2020 is a two-stage scholarship exam. Stage 1 is a state-level exam while Stage 2 is a national level examination, to be held on May 10, 2020. Candidates who qualify the NTSE Stage 1 exam will be called to appear in the Stage 2 exam. To know more about NTSE Delhi exam, read the complete article below.

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NTSE Delhi 2020 Exam Highlights

Name of Exam

National Talent Search Examination




State- Level

Conducting Body

Directorate of Education, Govt. Of NCT of Delhi

Official website


State Liaison Officer

Ms. Usha Chaturvedi

Contact Details

Science Branch, Directorate of Education,

Science and TV Branch,

Old Gargi College Building,

Behind LSR College,

Amar Colony, Lajpat Nagar – IV,

New Delhi-110024

Mode of exam

Pen and paper

Medium of exam

Hindi and English

NTSE Delhi 2020 Exam Dates

Candidates should be aware of all NTSE 2020 exam dates to keep track of important events such as application form submission, the release of admit card, result declaration-

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NTSE Delhi Date

NTSE Delhi 2020 application form released

August 20, 2019

Last date to submit the NTSE Delhi form

September 5, 2019

Release of Admit Card

November 1, 2019

NTSE Delhi 2020 Exam Date

November 17, 2019

Release of Official NTSE Delhi Answer key 2020November 19, 2019

Declaration of result

4th week of February 2020

Release of Stage 2 Admit CardApril 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Exam Date

May 10, 2020

NTSE Stage II Result Date

September 2020

NTSE Delhi Answer Key 2020

The Directorate of Education, Delhi has released the official NTSE Delhi answer key a few weeks after the exam date. Before the official release, NTSE 2020 answer key will also be published by a few coaching institutes in the online mode on the day of the exam. Candidates can find the correct answers to each question asked in the NTSE 2020 question paper. Students can also use the NTSE Delhi Answer key to calculate an estimate of their scores for in the exam.

NTSE Delhi 2020 Question Paper Analysis by FIITJEE

  • The question paper consisted of 2 sections; viz Mental Ability (MAT) having 100 questions & Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) having 100 questions.
  • The total number of questions was 200, each question carried 1 mark.
  • It was a 4-hour paper, scheduled between 10 am and 2 pm.

Section-wise Analysis
MAT- This section was easy but in some questions, there was certain error and therefore bonus marks could be awarded. For question number 30, 36, 86, 94.


  • In Mathematics, questions were equally from class 9th & 10th. The questions were either moderate or difficult & lengthy in nature.
  • In Physics, all questions were easy to moderate and could be solved with the application of the concept properly.
  • In biology, almost all questions were from Class 10th and were moderately difficult. Those, who referred NCERT books only could have faced some difficulty whereas those who referred to extra books could have solved the questions easily.
  • In Chemistry, almost all questions were from Class 10th and were either easy or moderate.
  • In Social Science, questions were easy and more questions were asked from Class 10th than 9th. Question 195, was an ambiguous overall level of the paper that could be claimed as easy.

NTSE Delhi Result 2020

DoE, Delhi will declare the Delhi NTSE 2020 result in the month of February 2020. The result will be uploaded on the official website in the form of a pdf file. The result has been released in the online mode on the official website in the form of a merit list of shortlisted candidates. The NTSE result contains MAT, SAT and overall scores of selected candidates. Selected candidates will be eligible to appear for Stage 2 exam, to be conducted by NCERT on May 10, 2020. The exam pattern and syllabus for Stage II will be decided by the NCERT. Besides, NCERT is also responsible for declaring the NTSE Stage 2 result.

NTSE Delhi Cutoff 2020

Along with the result, NTSE Delhi cutoff will also be issued online. Candidates have to attain the given cut off marks to qualify the NTSE exam. Only candidates who achieve the NTSE cutoff score are listed in the final result file.

The overall NTSE Delhi cut-off by FIITJEE is expected to be around 180.

Previous year’s NTSE Delhi cutoff (Category wise)

Refer the given table to check the previous year’s NTSE cutoff













The exam conducting body also releases the qualifying marks of NTSE in percentage which will vary for different states. Check the qualifying marks mentioned below:

NTSE Delhi Qualifying Marks


Cut Off Percentage





NTSE 2020 Scholarships Amount

A total of 2000 NTSE scholarships will be distributed to candidates who qualify both the stages of the exam. Below is the monthly compensation that a student would receive-

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11th to 12th

Rs. 1,250 per month


Rs. 2,000 per month


Rs. 2,000 per month


As per UGC norms.

NTSE Delhi Admit Card 2020

  • The Directorate of Education will release the NTSE Delhi admit card 2020 in offline mode.
  • Schools can collect the Delhi NTSE admit cards from the Science branch of the Department on behalf of their students.
  • Students can get their NTSE Hall ticket after November 1, 2019 from respective school Authority.
  • They should Carry the stage 1 admit card while appearing in the test, else they won’t be able to appear in Delhi NTSE 2020 Exam.
  • NTSE Delhi admit card 2020 will contain the candidates and examination details such as exam venue, date & time.

Click Here to Download NTSE Delhi Application form 2020.
See the following image to check NTSE Delhi Official Notification.


NTSE Delhi 2020 Eligibility Criteria

All aspirants must read the NTSE eligibility criteria of the Stage 1 exam with utmost care. Not satisfying any of the given eligibility terms may lead to the cancellation of NTSE forms without any prior intimation.

  • Candidates enrolled in class 10th in the current academic year 2019-20 are eligible for NTSE Delhi 2020.

  • Candidates must have passed the 9th class from a Govt., Govt. Aided and Unaided recognized Pvt. schools including KVS, JNV, NDMC, etc.

  • Students must have secured 60% marks in class IX (55% marks for SC/ST Categories) in the session 2018-19.

  • There is no minimum income limit required.

NTSE Delhi 2020 Application Form

The Directorate of Education, Delhi was released the NTSE Delhi application form on August 20, 2019 on the official website edudel.nic.in. Candidates had to fill their basic and academic details in the NTSE application form. Below are the steps to submit the NTSE Delhi application forms offline-

  • Visit the official website of Directorate of Education, Delhi, www.edudel.nic.in to download the application form.

  • Fill the details in the application form and paste photograph

  • Get the NTSE Delhi application form signed by the Head/Principal of the Institute.

  • Now, submit the completely filled application form at their respective schools.

Also, apply for other Pre-Matric & Post-Matric Scholarships through National Scholarship Portal

NTSE Delhi 2020 Exam Pattern

  • The question paper contains two sections, Mental Ability Test (MAT) & Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

  • There will be a total of 200 MCQs

  • Each question carries 1 mark.

  • SAT paper contains questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, History, Geography, Civics & Economics.

  • There will be no negative deduction for an incorrect response.

NTSE Exam Pattern 2020


Test Type

Maximum Marks

Number of Questions

Duration (in Minutes)


MAT (Mental Ability Test)





SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)




NTSE Delhi 2020 Syllabus

There is no prescribed syllabus for NTSE Delhi Exam. However, as per the NCERT norm, students should prepare their Class 9th & 10th syllabus for NTSE Preparation. The question will be asked form Mathematics, Science & Social Studies. NTSE Syllabus for Stage 1 & stage 2 remains the same but there will be an enhancement in the difficulty level.

Delhi NTSE Question Papers

The exam conducting authority will release the previous year’s Delhi NTSE Question Papers for student’s help. Candidates can treat these papers as NTSE Sample papers and solve them to know the pattern and important topics of the exam. Solving the NTSE question papers in the stipulated time will help learn time management too. This practice increases your chances to score well in the examination.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Delhi 2020

Question: What is the expected NTSE Delhi 2020 cutoff?


According to FIITJEE, the overall cut-off is expected to be around 180.

Question: What is the syllabus for NTSE Delhi 2020?


Students should prepare the Class 9th & 10th syllabus for Delhi NTSE 2020.

Question: Which are the right books for NTSE Stage 1 exam?


Students should follow NCERT books and a few reference books like Lakhmir Singh for science and Ulike for Social Science.

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When will ntse 2021 syllabus be available? Does the syllabus change every year?

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 8th Dec, 2019
NTSE syllabus doesn't change every year. This is so that the syllabus of NTSE is entirely based on NCERT. NTSE exam has 2 stages.
Go through the given links for more details-

When will the result of NTSE 2020 be released (TN) ?

niharika cherry 7th Dec, 2019

Hello Aspirant, the result of NTSE(National Talent search examination) result will be released in Tamil Nadu  in the fourth week of January 2020, you can visit https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-tamil-nadu-result for more information.

Hope this helps.

Thank you.


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!

when will be the result s of Karnataka state announced

PRAKHAR SINGH 7th Dec, 2019


Karnataka SSLC Result 2020 will be available by the month of April expectedly. Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) release the SSLC Results on its official website- kseeb.kar.nic.in or karresults.nic.in . To check Karnataka SSLC Exam Result 2020 students need to enter their registration number in the space provided. To know about the important dates, steps to check the result and statistics etc follow the content given below.

Karnataka SSLC Result 2020

Karnataka Board conducted the SSLC exams in the month of March. More than 5 lakhs students have appeared for SSLC exams annually. Last year Karnataka SSLC Result was announced on April 30, at 12:45 pm. Karnataka SSLC Result 2020 is expected to be released at the same time period. Now, before you check out the detailed information first have a look at the table of important dates given below.

Karnataka SSLC Result 2020 Important Dates
Exam Dates Mar – Apr 2020
Result Declaration Apr 2020




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

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