NTSE Goa 2020 - SCERT, Goa will conduct the NTSE stage I exam on November 3, 2019 at 13 exam centres. The admit card for NTSE stage 1 will be issued in the month of October 2019. Students who have submitted their filled applications should contact their school authorities in order to get the admit card. The application process of Goa NTSE 2020 has been concluded on August 30, 2019. Students must keep an eye on the official website of SCERT, Goa scert.goa.gov.in to apply for NTSE. Read the article to know the Goa NTSE admit card date, pattern and more here
NTSE 2020 will be held in two stages. Stage I exam is conducted by the States/UTs while stage II is organized by NCERT. It must be noted that only those candidates will be allowed to sit for NTSE stage II who will qualify the stage I exam.
Name of the examination
National Talent Search Examination, Goa
Level of the exam
State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Goa
State/UT Liaison Officer &
Sh. Jaywant Waman Naik
Vocational Education Officer
Directorate of Education
State Council of Educational Research and Training,
Alto-Porvorim Bardez-403521 (Goa)
Ph. 0832-2417276, 0832-2413649
Mode of examination
Pen and paper
Medium of Exam
Candidates are advised to go through NTSE important dates in order to stay updated with the latest events. Refer to the table below to know the important dates:
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July 27, 2019
August 30, 2019
Stage I Admit card
NTSE Goa stage I exam 2020
November 3, 2019
NTSE Goa Result for stage I
NTSE Goa stage II exam
May 10, 2020
NTSE stage II result
Students must check the NTSE Eligibility criteria before applying for NTSE Goa exam. Go through the points mentioned below to know the eligibility criteria for NTSE Goa 2020.
Students applying for NTSE stage I must have scored at least 70% marks in their 9th standard in order to apply for NTSE Goa stage I.
Reserved category students must score a minimum of 55% marks for being eligible to appear for the Goa NTSE exam 2020.
Students enrolled under open schooling can also apply for NTSE stage I exam.
No candidate is eligible for the NTSE exam who is employed in any job with salary, remuneration or stipend.
The last date to submit the NTSE application form is over. Students can contact to their respective schools to get the status of the application form.
Go through the below-given guidelines to apply for NTSE Goa 2020:
Collect the application form from the State liaison’s officer of Goa NTSE or from the school authority.
Fill in the requisite details such as preferred examination centre, category etc.
Now fill the admit card form attached to the application form and paste the photograph at the given column.
Do not detach the admit card from the application form.
Submit the application form to the respective school authorities by August 30, 2019.
Collect the admit card/ hall pass from the State liaison’s officer at least 10 days before Goa NTSE stage I exam.
Note: Students must note that there is no fee chargeable for NTSE Goa 2020.
Applicants will be able to collect the admit card for NTSE Goa stage I from the month of October 2019. Students are advised to collect the admit card from the state liaison officer at least 10 days before the commencement of exam. NTSE 2020 admit card contains the details such as the candidate's name, information about the test centre, roll number, exam schedule, etc. It must be noted that no candidate will be allowed to sit in the examination without admit card.
Students must go through NTSE exam pattern given below in order to know the marking scheme and difficulty level of NTSE Goa 2020.
Mental Ability Test (MAT)
General category: 40%
SC, ST, and
No negative marking
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
The exam conducting body do not specify NTSE 2020 syllabus but according to experts the questions frequently asked in this exam is very similar to class 9th and 10th syllabus. Go through the table below to know the important topics of NTSE exam:
Verbal Reasoning test
Alphabet Test, Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, 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, The Mauryas, Mughal Empire, Vedic period, etc.
Diversity and livelihood, Economic presence of the government, Union government, etc.
The atmosphere, solar system, natural vegetation, etc.
Students are advised to solve NTSE previous year’s question papers while preparing for the exam. These are the previous year solved question papers which will help the candidates to know about the exam pattern. Solving these papers will also help the applicants to know about the questions frequently asked, marking scheme and difficulty level.
SCERT Goa will release the official answer key for NTSE Goa 2020 by the last week of November. Students can also refer to the answer keys which will be released by various coaching institutes. NTSE Goa answer key will help the applicants to predict their probable score which will help them to know if they will be qualified for NTSE stage II or not.
The result of Goa NTSE will be released in the month of April 2020. NTSE Goa result is released in the form of a merit list of students selected for the second/final stage NTSE stage II. The result will be available in the form of downloadable PDF file. NTSE result includes details such as a candidate's name, roll number, marks obtained in MAT, SAT and the total score.
SCERT Goa may not release NTSE Goa cutoff along with the result. Cutoff marks is the minimum score a candidate needs to score in order to appear for NTSE stage II. Qualifying marks for NTSE stage I is 40% for general and OBC candidates and 32% for SC, ST candidates. Cutoff will help the candidates to know the questions frequently asked and marking scheme of NTSE Goa 2020.
The amount awarded for NTSE scholarship is tabulated below:
Rs. 1,250/ month
As per UGC norms.
To check other scholarships available in India, check National Scholarship Portal
Some aspirants get reservation according to the norms of NCERT. Go through the table below to know the reservation criteria of NTSE Goa
26.5% of 1000
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The application forms of NTSE 2020 has been released by Jharkhand, J&K, Punjab and most other states. You can check the state wise application link to go through with the given below link.
cutoff marks changes every year and it depends on different fact, like number of participants, question difficulty level, seat matrix etc. please follow the below link to know about previous years cutoff,
NTSE has two parts that are SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and MAT (Mental Ability Test). The MAT section will test students on their thinking ability, Reasoning etc. while the SAT is further divided into three sub-sections namely Science, Maths and Social Science.
To check the complete syllabus you can go through with the given below link.
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The total marks of NTSE have been increased from 150 to 200 along with the removal of the language test. The official cut off will be released along with the result. The cutoff is expected to be around 140.
Kindly visit the mentioned below page to stay updated for the cutoff. Keep checking it regularly.
Hope it helps you.
I'll provide you with the link of sample papers.. Kindly go through it..
Best wishes. Thank-you.
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