NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Papers 2020
Dinesh Goyal, 15 Nov 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Papers 2020 - SCERT is the responsible authority to publish NTSE HP question papers. These question papers are also made available online after the exam. NTSE Himachal Pradesh question papers 2020 will also be released by some renowned coaching institutes after the NTSE exam. NTSE Himachal Pradesh 2020 was conducted on November 3, 2019. Students should download and practice previous year Himachal Pradesh NTSE question papers for better preparation of exam. These NTSE Himachal Pradesh question papers will make students aware ofthe exam pattern, types of questions asked, etc. Students can easily download NTSE HP question papers by clicking on the link given in this article. Read more to know more about NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Papers 2020, answer key and more.
Latest- Official NTSE HP Answer key 2020 Released.

How to download NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Papers 2020?

The official question papers will be released after the exam. However, students preparing for NTSE 2020 must download NTSE HP question papers and practise them. Follow the given steps to download Himachal Pradesh NTSE question papers:

  • First of all, students will have to click on the relevant link to the question paper.

  • It will open the Careers360 sample store. Click on the free download button.

  • Login/Signup as required by entering credentials.

  • Then, it will start to download a pdf file.

  • Open the NTSE HP question paper and start solving it.

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Papers - Download links

The following list provides previous year NTSE HP question papers. This year, the exam pattern or marking scheme has changed. Students can use the following question papers as a reference to know about the types of questions asked. NTSE Himachal Pradesh question papers 2020 will be provided here, after the exam:

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  • NTSE HP question paper 2020 (About to release after exam

Exam Name & YearQuestion Papers
NTSE 2013 MAT PaperDownload Here
NTSE 2013 SAT PaperDownload Here

Tips to use NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Papers 2020

  • After completing the entire syllabus, students should solve Himachal Pradesh NTSE question papers to practise with the questions. Then, use NTSE HP answer key to evaluate performance.

  • While studying the topics, students can analyze these NTSE Sample Papers to know about important topics and types of questions.

  • Solve relevant questions given in NTSE HP question papers, after the study of a topic. It will help to grab the concept.

  • Match solved answers with answer key to calculate probable scores. It will help students to estimate their NTSE HP result before the announcement.

  • Try to solve NTSE Himachal Pradesh question papers in stipulated time i.e. 4 hours (2 hours for each section).

  • Refer NTSE HP cutoff to know the chances of selection for stage 2 exam.

NTSE HP 2020 Question Papers Pattern

NCERT prescribed the exam pattern of NTSE stage 1 and stage 2 exam which will be followed as it is by SCERT HP to prepare NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Papers 2020. Knowing NTSE exam pattern, is the first step towards preparation and it is mandatory to prepare strategically.

NTSE HP Exam pattern





Number of questions

MAT - 100

SAT - 100 (Science - 40, Maths - 20, Social Science - 40)

Total Marks

MAT - 100

SAT - 100

Negative marking

No mark will be deducted for wrong answers

NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Papers 2020- Important Topics

NTSE syllabus for the exam is based on the 9th and 10th syllabus of CBSE and HPBOSE. Here is the list of important topics:

NTSE HP Syllabus

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

Blood Relations, Distance and Direction, Coding-Decoding, Ranking and Arrangements, Venn Diagrams, Word Problems, etc.


Reproduction, Carbon & Compounds, Motion, Measurements, etc.

Social Science

French Revolutions, World War I and II, Natural Vegetation, Climate, Judiciary, Indian Constitution


Number Systems, Quadratic Equations, AP, Square Roots, Percentage, surface Areas, etc.

What are the advantages of NTSE Himachal Pradesh Question Papers?

Some major benefits of NTSE HP question papers are given below:

  • Practising these question papers makes students aware of exam pattern, marking scheme, important topics, etc.

  • Students can come to know about the types of questions asked in NTSE Himachal Pradesh exam.

  • Students can evaluate their performance by solving these Himachal Pradesh NTSE question papers.

  • They can identify their shortcomings and can improvise them.

  • They will learn how to manage their time during the exam. Thus, it will help students to solve questions fast during the real exam.

NTSE HP Result 2020

SCERT, HP will declare the stage 1 result in the month of January 2020 at himachalservices.nic.in. Students will be able to check their name, MAT & SAT scores and cutoff marks in the result file. NTSE Himachal Pradesh result will be announced as a merit list. Qualified students will be eligible for stage 2 exam, to be held on May 10, 2020.

NTSE HP Cut Off 2020

Final NTSE 2020 cutoff will be issued with the result. Meanwhile, students can check the previous NTSE Himachal Pradesh cutoff below

NTSE Himachal Pradesh cutoff 2019





Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy)


Physically Challenged (PC)


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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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