NTSE GOA Question Papers 2020-21
Updated on Feb 13, 2020 - 2:56 p.m. IST by Apoorva Singh

NTSE Goa Question Papers 2020-21 - SCERT, Goa will release the question papers of NTSE stage 1 in the month of December 2020. Unofficial question papers will be released by many coaching institutes on the day of the exam. The PDF of official question papers will be available to download from the official website education.goa.gov.in. Students preparing for the NTSE exam must practice from the NTSE Goa question papers 2021 to score well in the exams. Students can check the marking scheme and exam pattern from the question papers. Also, the difficulty level of questions can be easily analyzed through the NTSE question papers. Over time and with regular practice from NTSE Goa question papers 2021, students will be able to increase their speed and accuracy too. The direct links to download question papers of NTSE Goa are given in this article. Read further to know the marking scheme, eligibility criteria, and other details of NTSE 2021.

NTSE Goa Question Papers - Download link

Students can download the previous years’ NTSE Goa 2021 question papers from the table provided below.

NTSE Goa Question Papers


Download pdf

NTSE Goa Question Paper 2018

Download here

Goa NTSE Question Paper 2017

Download here

NTSE Question Paper for Goa 2011

Download here

NTSE Stage 2 Question Papers 2020-21

Students who have qualified the NTSE stage I exam must go through the qualifying marks NTSE Stage II exam. They must solve the previous years' question papers to score high in NTSE Goa 2021 exam.

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How to download NTSE Goa Question Papers 2020-21?

Students can follow the steps provided below to download the NTSE Goa question papers.

  • Visit the official website of the exam conducting body, education.goa.gov.in.

  • Now towards the end of the page, there will be an option ‘Notification.’

  • Click on ‘Notification’ and find the link ‘NTSE Goa question papers.’

  • Download the NTSE question papers and take a print of the same. Solve the question papers.

NTSE Goa Question Papers 2020-21- Benefits

  • There are many advantages to solving the NTSE Goa question papers. Students can go through the benefits of the previous years' question papers in this section.

  • Solving the previous years' papers will help the students to know the marking scheme and the important topics of the exam. This will help in a planned study routine.

  • Students are advised to solve the NTSE Goa question papers as it will teach them time management skills and make them more efficient.

  • It will also help them to know the structure of the question paper and the type of questions asked in the exam. Besides, using the NTSE Goa answer key after solving the question paper will let them recheck their answers and improve the mistakes.

  • If the students will solve the NTSE Goa question papers sincerely, they will get to know which section they are taking more time. This will help in a planned attempt on the exam day which will result in better marks in the NTSE Goa result.

  • Students will get to know about their weak areas after solving the NTSE Goa question papers. This will let them work on the same and score high in the exam.

NTSE Goa 2020-21 - Qualifying Marks

Students are advised to go through the qualifying marks of NTSE. The qualifying marks must be scored in order to get selected in the exam.

NTSE Goa Qualifying Marks


Cutoff marks





NTSE Goa Question Papers 2020-21 - Marking Scheme

It will be very beneficial for the students if they go through the marking scheme of stage I exam.

NTSE Goa 2020-21 - Marking Scheme


Exam pattern


Marks in MAT

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

NTSE Goa Question Papers 2020-21 - Important Topics

Students can go through the important topics from which most of the questions are asked in the exam. This will let them know the weightage of each topic and pay emphasis on the same.

NTSE Goa Question Papers - Important Topics



Important Topics

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

Verbal Reasoning test

  • Mathematical Operations

  • Clocks

  • Arithmetic Reasoning Test

  • Blood Relations Tests

  • Classification

  • Series completion Test

  • Puzzle test, etc.

Non-verbal Reasoning

  • Transparent paper folding

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Analogy

  • Folding paper cutting

  • Water images, etc.

Scholastic Ability Test


  • Statistics

  • Surface area and volume

  • Arithmetic progression

  • Basic geometry

  • Algebra

  • Roots, etc.


  • Source of energy

  • Food production and management

  • Physical and chemical changes

  • Fibres and plastics

  • Carbon and its compounds, etc.

Social Sciences

  • Mughal Empire

  • Vedic period

  • Introduction of ancient Indian History

  • Jainism

  • Buddhism, etc.

  • The economic presence of the government

  • Union government

  • Diversity and livelihood, etc.

  • The internal structure of earth and rocks

  • Solar system, industries, etc.

NTSE Stage II Result

Students who will qualify the stage I exam will be called for the NTSE stage II exam which will be held in May 2021. The final NTSE result will be declared in the month of August 2021. Students can check the same using their credentials. It must be remembered that the final stage II NTSE cutoff will be released on the day of the declaration of the results. Finally, the qualifiers of both the stages of NTSE will be awarded the scholarships.

NTSE Goa Answer Key 2020-21

SCERT Goa will release the answer key for the stage 1 exam along with NTSE Goa question papers 2021. Students will be able to download the answer key from the official website in PDF format. The answer key will comprise of all the correct options of the questions asked in the question papers of NTSE Goa. Students can calculate their probable scores from the answer key.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE GOA Question Papers 2020-21

Question: How many questions are asked in the NTSE Goa stage 1 exam?


The question paper is divided into two sections namely SAT and MAT. Both the sections contain 100 questions respectively which carries 1 mark each

Question: Is the NTSE stage II question paper tougher than the stage I question paper?


Yes. The difficulty level increases in the stage II question paper. Students are advised to thoroughly prepare for the NTSE stage II exam.

Question: What are the qualifying marks for the NTSE exam?


The qualifying marks for the NTSE exam is 40% for the general category student and 32% for SC/ST students.

Question: When will the answer key for stage 1 release?


Stage 1 answer key will be released along with the official question paper in December 2020, tentatively.

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when would come keralas ntse result????

anurag khanna 29th Feb, 2020

Hi Sahana,

Result for NTSE Kerala stage-1 is scheduled to be declared in the second week of February. SCERT (State Council of Educational Research and Training) has released the merit list of candidates who are qualified for stage-2.

You can check out that merit list by clicking on given link :

Link :- Merit list of NTSE Kerala 2020 (http://www.scert.kerala.gov.in/images/2020/ntse%20stage%201%20result%20on%20web%202019-20.pdf)

For more details about NTSE Kerala you can go through this article .

Hope this helps you.

Good Luck!!


ntse result of kerala??plsss say the exact date

Prakarsh Kaushik 28th Feb, 2020


The National Talent Search Examination ( NTSE ) is a National Level scholarship program in India to identify and nurture talented students. It honours and helps talented students by providing financial assistance in the form of a monthly scholarship for the entire Academic Career.

The result of NTSE Kerala 2020 will be declared  by end of February or first week of March 2020. Students will be able to check NTSE Kerala result 2020 from the official website by clicking at this link - http://scert.kerala.gov.in/

Click at this link to know more about NTSE Kerala- https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-kerala-result

Hope this was helpful.

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ntse result of kerala have been published

AYAN MULLA 28th Feb, 2020

The NTSE result of kerala was supposed to published during the second week of february but it wasn't.
its not the case of your satte alone there are many other states whose result are still pending.
Ill attach a link here where you can find the cutoffs of all the states and ill even provide a link of expected marks in terms of previous year analysis.


i am chack my ntse result my sheet no.is 39207107047

Manisha Gupta Expert 28th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Kindly mention here the state, You are asking about NTSE result so that I can provide you the information related result.

Good Luck!


where can i check ntse madhya Pradesh result 2020 stage 1

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 28th Feb, 2020


NTSE Madhya  Pradesh results will be declared by Rajya Shiksha Kendra in pdf format mentioning the personal details  such as name, roll number etc and exam related details such as total marks, SAT and MAT scores. The tentative date for announcement of result is March'2020.

You can stay updated at the official website at mponline.gov.in

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