NTSE Important Dates 2020
Updated on Oct 22, 2019 - 5:57 p.m. IST by Saumya.Srivastava

NTSE Important Dates 2020 - SCERTs have released the NTSE 2020 dates for Stage 1 & Stage 2. The important dates of NTSE 2020 include application dates, admit card date, result date, and more. National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is held in two stages, namely Stage-1 and 2. NTSE Stage 1 exams have been held in offline mode on November 2 and 3, 2019 and for some states, it will be conducted on November 17, 2019 while stage 2 will take place on May 10, 2020. Stage 1 is held at the state level while the stage 2 NTSE exam is conducted at the national level. NTSE 2020 registration is a one-time application process which has been concluded. All applicants could download the NTSE admit card from October 15, 2019. The stage 1 result will be announced from January to March 2020. On the basis of the results, meritorious students will be awarded certain scholarships. Read the article to know NTSE 2020 important dates:

Latest: NTSE Answer key 2020 released for Most of the states.

NTSE Important Dates 2020 (Stage 1 & 2)

Students should keep track of the important dates of NTSE 2020 to avoid missing any important event. Read the article for more information on NTSE important dates 2020. Refer to the below table to know the NTSE exam dates.

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NTSE Important Dates


NTSE 2020 Dates

Start Date of NTSE 2020 Registration form

Last week of July 2019

NTSE Application Last Date

August/ September 2019

NTSE Stage 1 Admit Card Release DateOctober 15 to November 15, 2019

NTSE Stage 1 for Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Andaman & Nicobar islands

November 2, 2019

NTSE Stage 1 Exam Date 2020 (for all other states and UTs except above-mentioned states)

November 3, 2019

NTSE Stage 1 Exam Date 2020 for Karnataka, West Bengal, Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, Jharkhand & Bihar

November 17, 2019

Stage- 1 Result

Jan - April 2020

NTS Stage- II Admit Card 2020

April 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Exam DateMay 10, 2020

NTSE Final Results

September 2020

NTSE Important Dates 2020 Highlights

The NCERT organizes National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X with the objective to bring up the ability of students. This exam is conducted every year at two levels; Stage-1, which is conducted at the state level and Stage-2, at the national level. The NTSE important dates 2020 have been avowed by NCERT in its announcement for the aspiring and eligible candidates.

NTSE 2020 Registration Dates- The dates to submit the NTSE 2020 Application have been concluded. The last date to submit the application form differs for each state.

NTSE Exam Dates 2020 - The Stage- 1 of NTSE 2020 takes place on November 2, 3 & 17, 2019 while Stage -2 is scheduled to be held on May 10, 2020.

NTSE Admit Card 2020 Dates - SCERTs or Education departments have issued the stage 1 admit card in October 2019 while the stage 2 admit card will be issued by NCERT in the month of April 2020. Students can either download the admit card online or can collect the same in offline mode from their schools or from the State Liaison Officer. The NTSE admit card for stage 2 is only allotted to the ones who are shortlisted for the Stage-1 exam.

NTSE 2020 Result Dates- The results of NTS exam will be uploaded by SCERT on their official websites in online mode. The stage 1 results will be released within January-March 2020 while stage 2 results to be announced in September 2020.

Reservations in NTSE Exam :

  • Across the country, around 2000 students are awarded scholarships with reservation policy for SC with 15 per cent, ST with 7.5 per cent.
  • The reservation policy is also open for candidates who have benchmark disabilities.
  • Some changes are made in the policies of NTSE examination 2020, thereupon OBC students will be provided 27 per cent of extra reservation.

NTSE Eligibility Criteria

  • Students of Class 10th from any of the recognised schools like - Sainik school, Kendriya Vidyalaya etc. are eligible to give the NTSE exam.
  • The NTSE exam’s eligibility criteria apply for the students who are appearing in Class 10th for the first time.
  • Candidates who are below 18 years of age and are not employed can apply.
  • Students who have opted for the Open and Distance learning (ODL) can also apply for NTSE scholarship.


National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) came into light in 1961. It was established by the Government of India in order to improve the quality of the education system of the schools. NCERT took several steps to give many booming opportunities to bright and aspiring students. Many programmes were initiated for the same purpose, one of them is the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE).

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Whay will be the result of ntse 2020 stage 1 gujarat?


While the official answer key for NTSE stage 1 for Gujarat has already been released by SCERT Gujarat on 8 November, the final result is scheduled to be released in January 2020 on their official website: http://sebexam.org/

The final result will be in the form of a PDF containing the roll number, name, MAT and SAT scores of the students who have qualified for stage 2. You can search the list with your name or roll number to check if you have qualified or not.

For more details regarding important dates, previous years' cutoffs, etc you can visit: https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-gujarat-result/amp


Sir/man when will the result of ntse stage 1 of uttar pradesh be declared?


Manish, the results of NTSE stage 1 for Uttar Pradesh is supposed to be released tentatively in the last week of February 2020.

The result will be in the form of a PDF file containing the details and MAT, SAT and total marks scored by the qualified candidates. You can find your name and roll number in the list to check if you have qualified for stage 2.

For more details on important dates, previous years' cutoff and other information, you can visit: https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-uttar-pradesh/amp

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sir/mam when the results of ntse for chhattisgarh is going to be declared?


Avinash, the stage 1 result of NTSE for Chhattisgarh will tentatively be released in January 2020 by SCERT on their official website: http://scert.cg.gov.in/

The result will be in the form of a PDF- Merit List that will contact the name, roll number and details of the qualified candidates along with their MAT, SAT and total marks scored. You can check if you have qualified or not by searching your name and roll number in the merit list.

For more details on important dates, qualifying marks and previous years' cutoff, you can visit: https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-chhattisgarh-result/amp


Can anyone let me know when are the results for NTSE stage 1 going to be declared for Chhattisgarh state..??

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 25th Jan, 2020


Results for NTSE 2020 shall be declared in the month of January/February only, Haryana and Karnatake have already announced their results, others too will follow the same accordingly,

You can visit the official website of SCERT Chattisgarh at www.scert.cg.gov.in to stay updated or consider going though following link for latest updates-


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When will the result of NTSE stage 1 2020 for madhya pradesh be declared ?

Vikas gehlot 25th Jan, 2020

The expected date for result of NTSE stage 1 for Madhya Pradesh is 4th week of January so the result is going to be declared within few days.

after NTSE stage 1 those who will qualify the first stage will able to appear for NTSE stage 2 that will be in all India level competition held on 10th of May 2020. The result for that exam will be declared in the month of September.

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