NTSE Goa 2020 - SCERT, Goa has declared the result of stage 1 of NTS Goa. The exam was conducted on November 3, 2019 at 13 exam centres. The admit card for NTSE stage 1 was issued in the month of October 2019. Students who had 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. NTSE 2020 is 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. Read the article to know the Goa NTSE admit card date, pattern and more here:
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NTSE Goa 2020 Highlights

Name of the examination

National Talent Search Examination, Goa

Abbreviation used


Level of the exam


Conducted by

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


NTSE Goa 2020 Important Dates

Candidates are advised to go through NTSE dates in order to stay updated with the latest events. Refer to the table below to know the important dates:

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Application begins

July 27, 2019

Application concludes

August 30, 2019

Stage I Admit card

October 2019

NTSE Goa stage I exam 2020

November 3, 2019

NTSE Goa Result for stage I

March 16, 2020

NTSE Goa stage II exam

May 10, 2020

NTSE stage II result

September 2020

NTSE Goa Question Papers

  • Students should 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.

NTSE Goa Answer key 2020

  • SCERT Goa has released the official answer key for NTSE Goa 2020 in online mode.
  • Students can also refer to the answer keys which are 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.

Goa NTSE Result 2020

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.

NTSE Goa Cutoff

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.

NTSE 2020 Scholarship

The amount awarded for NTSE scholarship is tabulated below:

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11-12

Rs. 1,250/ month


Rs. 2,000/month


Rs. 2,000/month


As per UGC norms.

To check other scholarships available in India, check National Scholarship Portal

NTSE Goa 2020 - Reservation criteria

Some aspirants get reservation according to the norms of NCERT. Go through the table below to know the reservation criteria of NTSE Goa


Reservation Criteria

Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Physically Handicapped



26.5% of 1000

NTSE Goa Eligibility Criteria 2020

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.

NTSE Goa 2020 Application form

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.

How to fill Goa NTSE application form 2020?

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.

NTSE Goa Exam Centres

  1. Bicholim
  2. Bardez
  3. Pernem
  4. Sattari
  5. Tiswad
  6. Ponda
  7. Salcete
  8. Sanguem
  9. Canacona
  10. Quepem
  11. Dharbandora
  12. Mormugao

Goa NTSE 2020 Admit card

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.

Goa NTSE Exam pattern

Students must go through NTSE exam pattern given below in order to know the marking scheme and difficulty level of NTSE Goa 2020.


Exam pattern


Qualifying scores


Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100 questions

120 minutes

General category: 40%

SC, ST, and

PH: 32%

No negative marking

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100 questions

120 minutes

General category: 40%

SC, ST, and

PH: 32%

No negative marking

NTSE Goa Syllabus 2020

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:



Important Topics

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

Verbal Reasoning test

Alphabet Test, Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Puzzle test, Series completion Test, etc.

Non-verbal Reasoning

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.

Social Sciences

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.

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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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