NTSE Gujarat 2020
Palak.budhiraja, 03 Nov 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Gujarat 2020- GSEB has released the official Gujarat NTSE answer key 2020 on November 8, 2019. Students can challenge the provision answer key till November 17, 2019. The stage 1 exam was conducted in two shifts on November 3 for class 10 students from the state. The admit card was issued on October 22. Students can download the same using the link given below. Students could submit the NTSE Gujarat application form 2020 till September 16, 2019. However, the last date to submit the application fee was September 17, 2019. NTSE Gujarat 2020 stage 1 exam will be held on November 3, 2019, . Candidates can download their NTSE 2020 Admit card now from the official website i.e. sebexam.orpgujarat.com or from the link provided below. Shortlisted candidates will appear for stage 2 of NTSE exam through NTSE 2020 Gujarat.
Latest: NTSE Gujarat Answer Key 2020 (Officially) Released on November 8, 2019.

NTSE exam is conducted in two levels. Stage 1 exam (State level) conducted by GSEB and stage 2 (National Level) conducted by NCERT. National Talent Search Exam 2020 stage 2 will be conducted on May 10, 2020, by NCERT. Students who wish to participate in NTSE 2020 should read further to know exam dates, how to fill online application, eligibility, and exam pattern of NTSE Gujarat 2020.

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NTSE Gujarat 2020-Highlights

Refer to the table below to know the important details related to NTSE Gujarat Exam

Exam Name

National Talent Search Examination, Gujarat


NTSE Gujarat

Level of the exam


Conducting Body

Gujarat State Examination Board


Pursuing class 10

Examination Mode

Pen and paper (Offline)

Application Mode

Online, Offline

Exam Frequency


Medium of Exam

English or Gujarati

State/UT Liaison Officer &


Sh. Dharmendra R Saradava
Gujarat State Examination Board, Opp.
Government Library,
Sector-21, Gandhinagar

Official website


Gujarat NTSE 2020- Important Dates

Students must be well aware of the important NTSE dates so as not to skip any important event related to NTSE 2020.



Application Begin

August 13, 2019

Last date of online Application Submission

September 16, 2019

Last date to Pay FeeSeptember 17, 2019
Last date to submit the application through post

September 15, 2019

Last date to submit applications to DEO's officeSeptember 21, 2019
Last date to verify applications by DEOsSeptember 30, 2019
Final submission dateOctober 8, 2019

Admit Card Release date

October 22, 2019

NTSE Gujarat Exam Stage 1

November 3, 2019

Release of Answer Key for Stage 1November 8, 2019

NTSE Result Stage 1

January 2020

Stage II Admit Card Release

April 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Exam 2020

May 10, 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Result

September 2020

NTSE Gujarat Answer Key 2020

The answer key for NTSE Gujarat 2020 has been released officially in the form of pdf on November 8, 2019. Students can send their objections online by entering their roll number and date of birth till November 17, 2019. NTSE Answer Key consists of correct answers for questions asked in MAT and SAT. It helps students to check their answers and calculate their expected scores in the exam.

NTSE Gujarat Result 2020

The board will announce the result on the official website in the month of January 2020. NTSE result contains marks obtained in SAT, MAT, and overall merit scores of each candidate. GSEB will release a merit list of selected students who are qualified for NTSE stage 2 exam which will be conducted on May 10, 2020, by NCERT

NTSE Gujarat Cut off 2020

The cut off of NTSE Gujarat 2020 will be declared along with the result in the month of March.GSEB will release a cut off for students from each category (general, SC, ST, PH). Students must check NTSE cutoff as per their category to know if they are qualified for stage 2 or not.

NTSE Gujarat Cutoff 2019


Cut off








NTSE 2020 Scholarship

A total of 2,000 students are given merit-based scholarships by NCERT under NTSE programme. Aspirants who qualify stage 1 will participate in the final stage of the talent search exam. Students must go through the table to know the category wise NTSE scholarship details:


Reservation percentage

Scheduled caste


Scheduled tribes


Physically handicapped




NTSE 2020 Gujarat Eligibility Criteria

NCERT has laid down the eligibility criteria for NTSE stage 1 exams. One must satisfy the below mentioned NTSE eligibility criteria to appear in the exam.

  • Candidate must be pursuing class 10 in the current academic year of 2019-20.

  • Students must secure at least 55% marks in class 9 to be eligible for the NTSE exam.

  • Those who have appeared for class 10 board examinations in 2019 are not eligible.

  • Candidates must have studied in government, private or Top Schools in Gujarat.

  • Open Distance Learning students are also eligible such that their age is not above 18 years.

  • NMMS scholarship holders are also eligible.

NTSE Gujarat 2020 Application Form

Gujarat board has released the applications for Gujarat NTSE 2020 from August 13 in the online mode on the official website. The last date to fill NTSE online application form is September 14, 2019. Check the steps given below to apply for NTSE Gujarat 2020.

How to fill the Gujarat NTSE 2020 Application form?

  • Click on the given link or visit the official website i.e. Sebexam.orpgujarat.com

  • Enter the required credential in the login window.

  • Click on ‘Upload photograph’ and upload then upload the recent photo in .jpg format (Size of the photograph should not exceed 20kb).

  • Click on ‘Confirm Application’

  • Select payment method for NTSE Gujarat 2020.

  • Print application card/ challan from a dialogue box titled ‘Print Application form/ Challan.

Note: Examination fee for NTSE Gujarat exam 2020 is Rs 70/- for General category applicants, and Rs 50/- for the reserved categories.

One can apply for Pre-Matric scholarship for financial assistance, check National Scholarship Portal 2019

NTSE Gujarat 2020 Admit Card

Students can download their admit card now. The admit card of Gujarat NTSE has been released on October 22, 2019. Students are advised to download their hall ticket before the conduction of the exam. Candidates must follow the steps given below to download the NTSE Admit Card

  • Visit the official website of GSEB

  • Click on the link of ‘Print Hall Pass’

  • Enter the NTSE application number.

  • Fill your application number details and click on enter.

  • Download and print a copy of the hall pass.

NTSE Gujarat 2020 Exam Pattern

Only Mental Ability Test ( MAT ) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) are included in NTSE Gujarat. A total of 200 questions are asked in the exam, 100 questions from each test. As per NTSE exam pattern, each question is for 1 mark, and there will be no negative marking. For complete details on exam pattern of NTSE 2020 Gujarat, see the following table.

NTSE Gujarat Exam Pattern


Type of Questions

Number of questions

Time Duration

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

Multiple choice, Objective type.

100 questions i.e. 1 mark each.

120 minutes

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Multiple choice, Objective type.

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

  • Science-40

  • Mathematics- 20

  • Social Science - 40

120 minutes

NTSE Gujarat 2020 Syllabus

GSEB or NCERT do not prescribe NTSE syllabus for stage 1, so students must refer to class 9th and CBSE class 10 syllabus. Candidates have to refer to the official PDF that gives information on SAT and MAT. They can use the same to hone their preparation. Students must refer NCERT syllabus as it is similar to NTSE Syllabus

Mental Ability Test - Questions that include logical reasoning and problem-solving skills of the students.

Scholastic Ability Test - Factual knowledge of students in Mathematics, Science and Social Science is tested.

How to Prepare for NTSE Gujarat 2020?

Students should follow the NTSE Preparation tips mentioned below to qualify Stage 1 exam:

  • Study on a regular basis and do your best. Devote time for each topic and take breaks during study to keep mind fresh.

  • Analyze the syllabus and exam pattern and prepare a timetable accordingly

  • Go through Best books for NTSE and make notes on important topics. These notes will be helpful at the time of revision.

  • Practice, Practice and Practice: This plays a major role to crack any exam. Practice aids students to memorize the topics.

  • Solve previous year NTSE Question Papers to be familiar with the types of questions asked in the examination and by this one will be able to evaluate themselves and overcome their shortcomings.

  • Solve NTSE sample papers in stipulated time to learn time management for the exam.

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Questions related to NTSE

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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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