NTSE Jharkhand 2020
Updated on Nov 17, 2019 - 8:03 p.m. IST by Palak.budhiraja

NTSE Jharkhand 2020- JAC, Ranchi has released the admit card of Jharkhand NTSE 2020 Stage 1 online on jac-nts.com. Students need to enter application number, name and date of birth to download the NTSE Jharkhand admit card 2020. The stage 1 exam for Jharkhand will be held on November 17, 2019. The online registration for Jharkhand NTSE for Class 10th students was concluded on October 19, 2019. Students who meet all the eligibility terms apply for NTSE Jharkhand 2020. Students have to pay an exam fee of Rs 200/- (Rs. 100/- for SC/ST) to complete the application process. National Talent Search Examination is divided into 2 papers MAT (Mental Ability Test) and the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test). Aspirants who qualify Jharkhand NTSE Stage 1 will be eligible to appear for NTSE Stage 2, to be held on May 10, 2020. Read the complete article to know NTSE Jharkhand 2020 exam dates, eligibility criteria, application form, syllabus
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NTSE Jharkhand 2020- Overview

Name of the examination

National Talent Search Examination, Jharkhand

Abbreviation used

NTSE Jharkhand

Level of the exam


Conducted by

Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), Ranchi

State/UT Liaison Officer &


Dr. Arbind Pd. Singh


Jharkhand Academic Council Ranchi,

Gyandeep Campus, Bargawan Namkum, Ranchi-834010.

Contact: 0651-2261181, 6453342, 43, 44 and 45

Fax 0651-2261999

Mode of examination

Pen and paper

Eligibility Criteria

Class 10 Students

Official website


Medium of examination



NTSE Jharkhand 2020 Important Dates

To appear in the exam, students must be aware of all NTSE exam dates 2020. Refer to the table so as not to miss any important event related to NTSE Jharkhand.

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Jharkhand NTSE Exams Dates



Application begins

September 19, 2019

Application concludes

October 19, 2019

Stage 1 Admit CardNovember 7, 2019

NTSE Jharkhand 2020 exam

November 17, 2019

Results of NTSE Jharkhand 2020

Second week of April 2020

Stage 2 Admit Card Date

April 2020

NTSE 2020 Stage 2 exam

May 10, 2020

NTSE 2020 Stage 2 Result

August 2020

Jharkhand NTSE 2020 Answer Key

The official answer key for the Jharkhand NTSE exam will be declared in the last week of November 2019. Students can check the answer key on NTSE Jharkhand official website. Also, the recognized coaching institutes will release the NTSE 2020 answer key by the second week of November 2019. The Jharkhand NTSE answer key is released so that students can calculate their probable score before the actual declaration of the result.

NTSE Jharkhand Result 2020

JAC will declare the NTSE stage 1 result on the official website in the second week of April 2020. Students need to enter their name and hall ticket number to check their NTSE 2020 Result. MAT, SAT scores, total marks obtained will be included in the NTSE Jharkhand result. Shortlisted students after Jharkhand NTSE stage 1 result will be eligible for appearing in NTSE stage 2 exam,

NTSE Jharkhand Cutoff 2020

Students appearing for Jharkhand NTSE can expect the cutoff to be released soon after the release of the result. NTSE cut off will be available here as soon as it is released officially. Refer to the table below to know the NTSE Jharkhand previous year cutoff


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NTSE 2020 Scholarship

Students will be selected to compete for merit-based scholarships at NTSE 2020 stage 2. Under NTSE program 2000 scholarships are distributed each year by the national conducting body NCERT. Refer to the table to get details of NTSE 2020 Scholarship

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11th to 12th

Rs. 1,250 per month

UG and PG

Rs. 2,000 per month


As per UGC norms.

List of Approved Schools

School NamesAddress
South Point Public School

Bundu P.o-bundu Dist-ra

Prastabit P Girls High School Raghunathpur

At+po-adardih Ps-nimdih Dist-seraikela

H S BasantraiAt+po- Basantrai
Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith

Ramakrishna Nagar

Sarala Birla Public School

Birla Knowledge City

St. John's High SchoolRanchi
Sant Nandlal Smriti Vidya Mandir

Dak Bungalow Road P.o -ghatshila East Singhbhum

Delhi Public SchoolDhanbad
Loyola Convent School

Vidyalaya Marg Dumardaga Booty Ranchi

De Nobili SchoolDigwadih
Amar Jyoti High SchoolChepapool
St. Thomas SchoolDhurwa
Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1 Bokaro

Sector 4 D Bokaro Steel City Jharkhand

Delhi Public School Sail TownshipDhurwa Ranchi
Guru Nanak Higher Secondary School Ranchi

Pee Pee Compound Ranchi

Bishop Westcott Girls' SchoolP.o. Namkum
Indira Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Hazaribag

Indira Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Hazaribag

Netarhat Residential School Netarhat

Netarhat Residential School

Jusco SchoolRoad No. 23
Ram Japal Singh Yadav High School Sankarpur

Vil Sankarpur Po Bhojpur Ps Devipur Dist Deoghar

Jamshedpur Public SchoolPanchvati Road
St.clare's SchoolLokai
Bridgeford SchoolTupudana
Sri Guru Nanak Public School

Near Block Office

Indian Heritage School

Mitra Garden Rohini Road Jasidih

D.a.v. Public SchoolSindri
Dav Public School Hehal Ranchi

Itki Road Hehal Ranchi

Guru Nanak High School Sakchi

Gurudwara Complex Sakchi Jamshedpur

Mother International Academy Madhupur

At-abdul Aziz Road Patharchapti Madhupur

Rgrg High School KarmatarVill-karmatar
K G B V BaliapurAt-baradaha
Goverment High School TatisilwaiTatisilwai
Rajkamal Saraswati Vidya MandirAshok Nagar
Kendriya Vidyalaya Gumla

At-training School Campus

Marwari High SchoolJharia
Dav Public SchoolBarora
O P Jindal SchoolJspl Campus
Surendranath Centenary School

H.b Road Dipatoli

NTSE Jharkhand 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Students who wish to appear for the NTSE Jharkhand exam must satisfy the below mentioned NTSE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must have passed the class 9 exams with a minimum of 55% marks.

  • JAC does not provide scholarships to the candidates who are working along with the studies.

  • One must be pursuing class 10 from any government, private school or Top Schools in Jharkhand.

  • For SC, ST, PH, and OBC candidates, one must score at least 40% in class 9 to be eligible for NTSE 2020.

  • Students who hold NMMS scholarship can also appear for NTSE.

NTSE Jharkhand 2020 Application Forms

JAC, Ranchi has released the stage 1 Jharkhand NTSE application form on September 19, 2020. Interested and eligible students can submit the forms till October 19, 2019. Also, the link to download the application forms will be updated here. The process of the NTSE application form submission will end on October 19, 2019.

How to apply for NTSE Jharkhand 2020?

To apply for Jharkhand NTSE 2020, follow the below instructions:

  • Click on the link above or visit the official website i.e jac.jharkhand.gov.in

  • Click on “NTSE 2020 Registration” link available on the left side of the page.

  • Register online and fill the NTSE Jharkhand application form

  • Pay an exam fee of Rs 200/- (Rs. 100/- for SC/ST),

  • On the printed copy, put the candidate's signature and also get it signed from the parents at the designated columns.

  • Submit the Jharkhand NTSE application form to the state liaison’s office before the submission deadline with the required documents.


Required documents

Students must submit the below-mentioned documents along with NTSE Jharkhand application form

  • Two recent passport size photos

  • Copy of the 9th standard marksheet

  • Copy of the reservation certificates for all reserved category students (if applicable).

  • Disability Status certificate(if applicable) from a government recognized medical practitioner for physically handicapped candidates.

NTSE Jharkhand Help Line/ Help Desk

Email ID- ntse.jac@gmail.com

Ph No- 7485093439

Students can also apply for Pre-Matric scholarship for financial assistance, check National Scholarship Portal

NTSE Jharkhand 2020 Admit Card

Aspirants who are participating in the exam can download their admit card/ hall ticket from the official website of JAC, Ranchi at least 10 days prior to the exam. Jharkhand NTSE Admit card has been issued online. Students can download the same from November 7, 2019 from jac.jharkhand.gov.in. One must enter their application number, name and date of birth to download NTSE 2020 Admit Card. One must definitely carry the Jharkhand NTSE Admit card during exam day as the candidates won't be allowed to enter the examination hall.

NTSE Jharkhand 2020 Exam Pattern

Jharkhand NTSE stage 1 exam is conducted in a specified pattern each year. NTSE 2020 Exam Pattern for Stage 1 and stage 2 will consist of 2 sections i.e. Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT). For more details on marking scheme and exam pattern of NTSE Jharkhand, refer to the table below:


Exam pattern

Time Duration

Qualifying scores

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

120 minutes

For General: 40%

For SC/ ST/ PH: 32%

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

120 minutes

For General: 40%

For SC/ ST/ PH: 32%

NTSE Jharkhand 2020 Syllabus

JAC or NCERT does not prescribe any syllabus for Stage 1 Jharkhand NTSE exams. Students can refer to the Jharkhand board class 9, 10th syllabus and CBSE class 10 syllabus for preparation. Mental Ability Test is conducted to evaluate the candidate’s logical reasoning and problem-solving skills. While Scholastic Ability Test is for tests conceptual knowledge acquired in the core subjects like Mathematics, and Science, and Social Science in their school. Refer the table for important topics of NTSE 2020 Syllabus


Subjects and syllabus

Mental Ability Test

Verbal reasoning test: Alphabetic test, Venn diagrams, analytic reasoning, blood relations, arithmetic reasoning, coding-decoding, direct sense test, fill in the blanks, word sequencing, Direction based question, word problems, clock problems, series completion test, truth verification, analogy.

For non-verbal reasoning test, questions will be based on: analogy, analytic reasoning, folding/ cutting paper, classification, embedded figures, mirror images, problems on cubes and dice, transparent paper folding, water images dot fixing situation, complete the figures.

Scholastic Ability Test

Mathematics: arithmetic progression, number system, probability, basic geometry, circles, coordinate geometry, algebra-expressions, direct & inverse variations, exponent, linear equation, quadratic equations, simple & compound interest, square root, and cube root, triangles, trigonometry, statistics, surface area, and volume.

Science: Acid, bases and salts, air, carbon and its compounds, diversity in living organisms, fibers and plastics, magnetism & electricity, periodic classification of elements, food production and management, cellular level of organisms, light, evolution, measurement, metals & non-metals, environment,physical & chemical changes in matter, source of energy.

Social sciences:

History: Indian history, Jainism, Buddhism, culture, science, & literature, Indus valley civilization, the introduction of ancient and conquerors from other countries and nations, the early medieval period, medieval architecture and culture, national movement, new empires and kingdoms.

Civics: Democracy, diversity and livelihood, judiciary, UN & other international agencies, economic presence of the government, Union government, India & its neighboring countries, state government.

Geography: Agriculture, Internal structure of earth and rocks, atmosphere, industries, major domains and land-forms, maps and globe, the motion of the earth, natural vegetation, environment of India, resources, and development, solar system.

How to Prepare for NTSE Jharkhand 2020?

To qualify the Jharkhand NTSE stage 1 exam, aspirants must plan a strategy and follow the NTSE 2020 preparation tips

  1. Students must focus on conceptual clarity rather than mugging the concept. As practical knowledge which will increase the probability of getting good scores in NTSE 2020.

  2. Students must refer to the best NTSE books while preparing and make notes and revise them on a regular basis.

  3. One of the key NTSE Jharkhand preparation tips is to practice sample papers to get a grip on the subject and understand the type of questions asked.

  4. Practice more and more. For this purpose refer to NTSE previous year papers as they will help you in time management.

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Arya 16th Jan, 2020

Hi Asha,

The cutoff for NTSE 2020 Karnataka Phase-1 to move on to Phase-2 will be declared by the KSEEB soon on the official website:

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Vikas gehlot 16th Jan, 2020

The result for NTSE stage 1 in Jharkhand will be announced in the month of April 2020.

The stage 2 exam which is a national level exam is going to be conducted on 10th may 2020 and the result for the same is going to be announced in the month of August 2020

You can visit the link given below for more information



when will Punjab ntse stage 1 2020 result be announced?


The results of NTSE stage 1 for Punjab is scheduled to be released tentatively in the last week of January 2020 on their official website: http://ssapunjab.org/

The result will contain a merit list with the name of shortlisted students, their other basic details, MAT score, SAT score and total score. They will also declare the cutoff for stage 1. You can check your result using your name and roll number and find it in the merit list. All the best.

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