NTSE Karnataka 2020- NCERT will release the Karnataka NTSE stage 2 admit card 2020 in the month of April 2020. Students will need their roll number and date of birth to download the stage 2 admit card online from the official website ncert.nic.in. DSERT has released the mark list of Karnataka NTSE 2020 Stage 1 exam on January 14, 2020. Selected students are eligible for stage 2 exam, to be held on May 10, 2020. The student who qualifies both stages with good marks will receive the scholarship amount. NTSE Karnataka 2020 Official answer keys were released in online mode. NTSE Karnataka 2020 Stage 1 was held on November 17, 2019. NTSE Stage II syllabus and exam pattern are similar to stage 1. Hence, students should start their preparation for KNTSE Karnataka Stage 2. The admit card will be released in April 2020. Read the article for complete details of NTSE Karnataka 2020 such as exam pattern, the application process, answer key and more. NTSE 2020 is a two-tier exam, Stage 1 (State-Level) NTSE exam and Stage 2 (National Level).Latest- NTSE Karnataka Result 2020 Released for Stage 1. Check NTSE Cut Off
Name of the examination
National Talent Search Examination
Level of the exam
Department of State Educational Research and Training (DSERT), Karnataka
State/UT Liaison Officer &
Dr. M.V. Krishnamurthy
Senior Assistant Director of DSERT,
No.4, 100 feet Ring Road,
Banashankari, 3 rd Stage,
Mode of examination
Pen and paper.
For class 10 students.
Medium of examination
NTSE Karnataka is stage 1 exam. Qualifying candidates go on to appear for NTSE stage 2 conducted by NCERT.
First week of September 2019
NTSE Karnataka Stage 1 Exam
November 17, 2019
Declaration of NTSE Stage 1 Result
January 14, 2020
NTSE Stage 2 Exam 2020 Date
May 10, 2020
While NTSE is a scholarship exam, preparing for it along with the class 10 studies may be a bit daunting. Candidates must, therefore, plan their studies such that they come out in flying colors in all exams. To do so, it is important to have a knowledge of the exam pattern, syllabus and study from them.
Karnataka NTSE 2020 exam consists of two papers namely the Mental Ability Test (MAT), and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT). NTSE exam pattern contains the details of test mode, duration, a number of questions asked, negative marking and more. For detailed information on Karnataka NTSE exam pattern 2020, see the table below.
NTSE Stage 2 Exam pattern
Details of pattern
Mode of exam
Pen and Paper
Type of questions
Language of NTSE exam
No negative marking
Paper Pattern section-wise
Mental Ability Test (MAT)
100 questions for 1 mark each.
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
NCERT does not prescribe any syllabus for NTSE (Stage 2) 2020 exams. However, as per the previous years' exam analysis, Mental Ability Test evaluates candidate’s logical reasoning and problem-solving skills. While Scholastic Ability Test is for testing textual knowledge gained in Mathematics, and Science, and Social Science by the candidate in their school. Refer the table for important topics of NTSE 2020 Syllabus
Missing Character, Alphabet Test, Blood Relations, Averages, Speed, Distance & Time, Arithmetic Reasoning, Coding-Decoding. Direction Sense Test. Time & Work
Clock, Data Sufficiency, Equation, Ratio, Proportion & Variation, Calendar, Logical Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Counting number of Figure, Input-Output, Statement, Assumption & Conclusion
Data Interpretation, Analogy & Classification, Number System, Figure Series, Paper Folding, Unfolding, Cutting & Dot Situation, Mirror & Water Images, Figure Matrix
Analogy, Percentages, Alligations or Mixtures, Profit, Loss & Discount, Simple and Compound Interest, Cubes and Dice, Fundamental Principle of Counting; Data Inequality
Physics- Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current, Gravitation, Motion, Light, Reflection & Refraction Sources of Energy, Laws of Motion, Work & Energy, Fluid, Waves & Sound.
Chemistry - Chemical Reactions & Equations, Acids, Base & Salts, Metals & Non-Metals, Atoms & Molecules and Mole Concept, Carbon & It's Compound, Periodic properties
Biology - Nutrition, Excretion, Cell & Tissue, Transportation, Control & Coordination, Food Resources, Natural Resources, Respiration, Reproduction in Plants and Animals, Heredity and Evolution, Diseases
Number System, Real Numbers, Polynomials, Factor & Remainder Theorem, Surds, Indices & Exponents, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Area of Parallelograms and Triangles, Heron’s Formula, Linear Equations in Two Variables, Quadratic Equations, Arithmetic Progression, Trigonometry, Circles, Areas related to Circles, Surface Area and Volume, Probability, Statistics, Co-ordinate geometry
History - The French Revolution, Russian Revolution, Nazism and the Rise of Hitler, Society and Colonialism, The Making of the Global World, Age of Industrialization, Print Culture and the Modern World, Novels, Society and History, Resources and Development;, Natural Vegetation, Water Resource, Pastoralists in the Modern World, Clothing, Work, Life and Leisure, The Story of Cricket
Geography & Political Science - India, Size and Location, Physical Features of India, Drainage, Political Science, Democracy, Resources and Development, Natural Vegetation, Water Resources, Climate, Mineral and Energy Resources; Agriculture, Population, Manufacturing Industries
Economics - Story of Village Palampur, People as Resource, Development, Sectors of the Indian Economy, Poverty, Money and Credit, Consumer Rights, Globalization and the Indian Economy, Food Security
Karnataka NTSE 2020 cutoff will be released along with the result in online mode. Cut off marks are the minimum marks that one should attain to get shortlisted for the next level. NTSE Karnataka cut off will be released separately for general, SC, ST, and PH category applicants. The candidates who achieve the cutoff marks will be eligible to appear for the stage 2 exam. Click on the link given above to get detailed cutoff.
Students should qualify the NTSE Karnataka and the national level NTSE stage 2 exam to receive the NTSE scholarship 2020. The details of the scholarships for NTSE qualifying candidates can be checked in the table below.
Classes 11th to 12th
Rs. 1,250 per month
Rs. 2,000 per month
As per UGC norms.
The NTSE 2020 eligibility specifies the qualifications of students who were allowed to apply. The criteria to be met by them can be checked from the table below.
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Only candidates from Karnataka are eligible.
The application form of Karnataka NTSE 2020 will be issued in online mode in the first week of September 2019. After filling the application form, the student should get the same signed form from the head of the institution. Refer to given steps to submit the NTSE 2020 application form.
First of all, students will need to contact the respective school authority.
They will have to submit the required documents and passport-size photographs to the school authority.
Reserved category students have to submit an attested copy of their caste/ category certificate to fill the application form of NTSE Karnataka 2020.
They will have to submit the application fee to submit the NTSE Karnataka application form successfully.
NTSE Karnataka Application Fee 2020
NTSE Karnataka Application Process 2020
Check NTSE Karnataka Hall Ticket Official Notification
Other Relevant Links
Stage 2 will be held on May 10, 2020.
NTSE has only one-time registration. Stage 1 qualifiers need not apply for stage 2.
NCERT will release the admit card of ncert.nic.in in April 2020.
The stage 2 qualifying marks is same as the stage 1.
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You can check the district wise result declared on January 14 by scert karnataka for stage 1 at following links.
BENGALURU_RURAL - http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/BENG_RURAL.pdf
DHARWAD - http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/DHARWAD.pdf
DAKSHINA KANNADA- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/DK.pdf
UTTARA KANNADA- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/UK.pdf
Hope you find it helpful.
for the general category the cut-off is 40% and for the sc/st/pwd is 32%((mat and sat separately). and to see the merit list you can visit the official website.
for further details you can visit:
All the Best.
The results of stage 1 Karnataka has not been released yet. It will be released soon as the dates were declared to be in the 1st week of January. So, keep checking the official website for updates.
Please check the link below to find out more about it.
Hope this helps!
NTSE Stage 1 result will be declared in January 2020. SBut for the Student Convenience , Careers360 has been released Expected cut off marks. So as per this , , Expected cut for General category is 140+ ,for OBC it is 115+ ,and for ST and SC it is 95+.
You have not mention your category, but your marks are more than cut off marks of general category. so for you , it is good chance to get selected for next stage.
I hope it will help you.
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