NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff 2020
Maniprabha.singh, 15 Nov 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff 2020 - SCERT, Himachal Pradesh will release the NTSE HP cutoff along with the result in form of merit list. Students will be able to check the category-wise NTSE Himachal Pradesh cutoff 2020 in the result pdf. Himachal Pradesh NTSE cutoff is the minimum marks that one needs to attain in the NTSE to get shortlisted for the Stage II. Students have to qualify both sections MAT (Mental Aptitude Test) and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) with the minimum NTSE HP Cutoff 2020. The determining factors based on which the NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff is prepared are the difficulty level of the exam, a number of students appeared in stage 1 and more. SCERT conducted the NTSE 2020 Stage 1 for HP on November 3, 2019. Last year, the result was announced on February 6, 2019 and a total of 27 students were shortlisted for stage 2. Check the expected and last year's NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff here.
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NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff 2020 Dates

Below is the list of important dates regarding NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2019. Candidates must keep this calendar handy so as not to skip any important NTSE 2019 Himachal Pradesh event.

Important Dates of NTSE Himachal Pradesh

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NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2020 Exam Date

November 3, 2019

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Result & Cut Off

First week of February 2020

Release of Stage 2 Admit Card

April 2020

Stage II Exam Date

May 10, 2020

Declaration of Stage II Result & cut off

September 2020

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff 2020 (Expected)

Below is the expected NTSE HP cutoff which is created on the basis of last year's cutoff marks. The final NTSE Himachal cutoff may increase or decrease based on different deciding factors-

CategoriesCutoff Score
General125- 135
OBC90- 100
SC100- 110
ST100- 110
PC80- 90

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff 2020 Deciding Factors

There are various factors that decide the NTSE Himachal cutoff. SCERT consider the given factors

  • Difficulty Level of NTSE HP Paper
  • A total number of students appeared in the examination.
  • State quota
  • Highest marks secured by a candidate
  • Lowest marks secured by a candidate

NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2020 Qualifying Marks

Along with the notification and application form, SCERT has released the minimum qualifying marks that students need to obtain in the stage 1 examination. Only students who will pass the stage 1 with the qualifying marks will be listed in the NTSE 2020 result list. Only getting the qualifying marks will not make an individual eligible for the NTSE Stage II. He/she should also achieve NTSE HP cutoff 2020 -

CategoryMAT (%)SAT (%)

Previous Year's NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff

SCERT releases the NTSE Himachal Pradesh cutoff after implementing the above factors, every year. NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2020 has two papers, MAT and SAT and students have to pass both the papers with the minimum NTSE Himachal cutoff. Check the previous year's NTSE HP cutoff

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff 2018-19
CategoriesCutoff Score

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff 2018 (Category-wise)

SCERT, Himachal Pradesh has announced the NTSE Himachal 2020 Result and cutoff for all category students online as well as offline. Students can also get the merit list of selected students from their school. Only 2000 students who will qualify the NTSE stage 2 exam will receive the NTSE scholarship.

Below is the table containing the category-wise cutoff marks from 2017-18:


Overall Cut off Marks







NTSE Himachal Pradesh Cutoff 2017 (Category-wise)

Below is the table containing the category-wise NTSE cutoff marks that were applicable for 2016-17:


Overall Cut off Marks







Previous year's NTSE Stage 2 Cutoff

Students who will appear in NTSE Stage II Exam should be aware of the NTSE stage 2 cutoff and result date. Both the NTSE Stage 2 result and cut off will be released simultaneously in the month of September 2020. NCERT will release the final result and cut off marks of NTSE.


MAT & SAT - Maximum marks out of 197

Cut Off Marks




Scheduled Caste (SC)



Scheduled Tribe (ST)



In case, students fail to attain the mentioned NTSE HP cut off in the examination, they can National Scholarship Portal, to check other scholarships for Class 10th students.

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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!

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


when will the answer key for J&K NTSE 2020 be posted ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 3rd Dec, 2019


some of the states has already published the answer key , andhra pradesh, gujrat, haryana , puducherry has already published the keys. ntse stage 2 exam will happen on the month of may 2020, so answer keys will be released before the second stage and you may expect it with in the month of february. however follow official website as well as careers360 website to get upcoming details.


My son is currently in grade 9. Will move on to 10th next year i.e. 2020-21. When can he attempt for NTSE ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 2nd Dec, 2019


ncert in general releases the ntse exam for on the month august .

ntse stage 1 exams was held on on the month of November this year.exams date can be different for different states. the eligibility criteria is Students who are studying in Class 10 from  any recognized school,  students under Open & Distance Learning education board  are also eligible to appear in Stage 1 of NTSE exam.

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