NTSE Delhi Question Papers 2020
Team Careers360, 20 Nov 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Delhi Question Papers 2020- Directorate of Education, Delhi will release the Stage 1 NTSE Delhi 2020 question papers after the declaration of result. Students can prepare for NTSE by solving the last year's Delhi NTSE question papers. The last year's NTSE Delhi question papers are available in pdf format and can be downloaded free of cost. Practising the previous Delhi NTSE question papers can provide a plethora of benefits to the students. The question papers make the students exam-ready. They make the students confident, increase their writing speed, and accuracy, and help them ace the NTSE Delhi 2020 exams with effectiveness. Read the article below to know more about NTSE Delhi Question Papers 2020, tips on how to use them, their advantages, and more.
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Previous Year’s NTSE Delhi Question Papers with Answer Keys


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Delhi NTSE Stage 1 2018 MAT Question Paper

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Delhi NTSE Stage 1 2017 MAT Answer Key

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Delhi NTSE Stage 1 2017 SAT Question Paper

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Delhi NTSE Stage 1 2016 MAT Question Paper

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Delhi NTSE Stage 1 2016 SAT Question Paper

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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.

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  • 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 Question Papers 2020- Important Points to Consider

  • While solving the NTSE Delhi papers, keep the exam paper in mind, and solve the question papers with extreme seriousness, and give your best shot.

  • Make a smart and strategic study plan, and solve at least one NTSE Question Papers accordingly.

  • Solve the question paper in a stipulated period of time, such that your speed and accuracy increases.

Benefits of using NTSE Delhi Question Papers

  • Preparing for the NTSE Exam can get really daunting and overwhelming due to its vast syllabus, study materials, and more. The question papers help the students effectively recall what they learnt, and analyze how well they remember it.

  • Practising the NTSE Delhi Question Papers involves lots and lots of physical and mental effort, comprehension and retention. It helps the students get better and better, and eventually prepares them for the exam.

  • Previous year’s NTSE Delhi Question Papers can also be treated as sample papers that are designed in a way that boosts the confidence of students and also improves their ability to focus and pay attention. This prevents students from being stressed and nervous in the examination hall.

NTSE Delhi Question Paper 2020 Pattern

Refer to the table given below to know about NTSE 2020 Exam Pattern. The same will be considered to create the NTSE Delhi Question Papers 2020

Exam Pattern

Scholastic Ability Test (SAT)

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

Number of Questions



Types of Questions

40 questions from Social Science, 40 Questions from Science, and 20 Questions from Mathematics.

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

Time Allotted

2 hours

2 hours

Negative Marking



Medium of Instructions

English or Hindi

English or Hindi

NTSE Delhi 2020- Qualifying Marks

In order to pass the NTSE 2020 exam, students should qualify the same with minim qualifying marks. Knowing the paper pattern and important topics of NTSE Delhi Question Papers 2020 helps students to obtain the minim qualifying marks easily.



General, Other Backward Castes, Economically Weaker Sections.

40% in each paper

Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Physically Handicapped.

32% in each paper

NTSE Delhi Question Paper- Important Topics

It is important for the students to know about the NTSE Syllabus, such that they give their best in the exam. The important topics of NTSE Delhi Question Papers 2020 have been given in the tables below:

Mental Ability Test (MAT) Topics

Mathematical operations

Water images

Series completion test

Blood relations

Puzzle Test

Embedded Figures

Inserting a missing character

Direction Sense Test


Analytical Reasoning

Analytical Reasoning

Logical sequence of words



Verification of truth of the statement

Coding- Decoding


Transparent paper folding

Problems on clocks

Arithmetical reasoning test

Alphabet Test

Problems on cubes and dice


Logical Venn diagrams

Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) Topics


Squares and Cube Roots, Triangles, Playing with Numbers, Rational Numbers, Surface Area and Volume, Trigonometry, Quadratic Equations, Simple & Compound Interest, Algebraic Expressions, Arithmetic, Arithmetic Progressions, Circles, Basic Geometry, Direct & Inverse Variations, Coordinate Geometry, Linear Equation, Percentage & Its Application, Exponent, Statistics, Probability, Mensuration, NUmber System.

Social Science ( History, Civics, and Geography)

Early Medieval Period, Early States, Medieval Architecture and Culture, British Raj, Culture, Science and Literature, Democracy and Elections, Indian Constitution, Agriculture, Atmosphere, Biosphere, French Revolution,

UN and International Agencies, The Judiciary, Popular Movements and Social Reforms, Population, World History, Nationalism in Various Countries, Vedic Period, New Empires and Kingdoms, Water Resources, The Delhi Sultanate, The Mughal Empire, Motion of the Earth, The Mauryas, Internal Structure of the Earth and Rocks, Resources and Development, Jainism, Buddhism and Conquerors from Distant Lands, Union Government, Indus Valley Civilization, Industrial Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, Industries, Natural Vegetation, Local and State Government, Indian Economics, Indian Freedom Struggle, Solar System, Eighteen Century Political Formation, Introduction and Sources of Ancient Indian History, India and its Neighbours, Our Country- India, Diversity and Livelihood.

Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)

Motion and Force, Periodic Classification of Elements, Our Environment, Reproduction, Diseases, Soil, Sound, Structure of Atom, Sound of Energy, The Universe, Work & Energy, Water, Acid Bases and Salts, Carbon and its Compound, Air, Cellular Level of Organization, Fibres and Plastics, Diversity in Living Organisms, Food Production & Management, Human Body, Heredity and Evolution, Life Processes, Magnetic & Electricity at Work, Light, Measurement, Micro Organisms, Metals & Non-Metals.

NTSE Delhi Result 2020

The exam conducting authority will release the stage 1 result in the month of January 2020. Students should visit the official website edudel.nic.in to check result in the form of a pdf file. The result file will contain the student's details and their MAT & SAT Scores. Qualified students will be eligible to appear for NTSE Stage 2, will be conducted on May 10, 2020. The final NTSE result 2020 will be announced in the month of August 2020.

NTSE Delhi Cutoff 2020

The overall NTSE Delhi 2020 cut-off by FIITJEE is expected to be around 180.













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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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