NTSE Karnataka Question Papers
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 - 10:17 a.m. IST by Dinesh Goyal

NTSE Karnataka Question Papers 2020 - KSEEB has released Karnataka NTSE stage 1 question papers on November 21, 2019. Along with the NTSE Karnataka question papers, answer key is released in online mode. Students can download Karnataka NTSE question papers 2020 on kseeb.kar.nic.in. The Karnataka NTSE stage I exam was conducted on November 17, 2019. Students preparing for the NTSE exam can also download previous year NTSE Karnataka question paper using the links provided in this article. They should practice question papers of NTSE for the better and planned preparation of the NTSE exam.
Apart from knowing the important aspects of the NTSE 2020 exam, students will be able to improve their speed and accuracy by solving these NTSE Karnataka papers. The NTSE Stage II exam will be conducted on May 10, 2020. Students will be able to download the NTSE Karnataka answer keys after the conduction of the stage I exam. Read the entire article to know more about NTSE Karnataka Question Papers 2020 and download them.
Latest- NTSE Karnataka Result 2020 Released for Stage 1. Check NTSE Karnataka Cut Off

How to download Karnataka NTSE Question Papers 2020?

The official question papers for 2020 are provided through the official website: kseeb.kar.nic.in. Students preparing for upcoming NTSE Karnataka exam can download Karnataka NTSE question papers 2020 and previous years by following the given steps:

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  • First of all, students will have to go through the following table.

  • Now, click on the relevant link of the question paper.

  • It will lead to the Careers360 sample paper store.

  • Click on the free download button and login/signup as required.

  • Then, NTSE Karnataka Question Paper will start to download.

  • Now, students can open it and practise with types of questions.

NTSE Karnataka Question Papers (Official) - Download links


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NTSE Karnataka question Paper & Answer Key 2020

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NTSE Karnataka question Paper 2019

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Karnataka NTSE question paper 2017-18

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Check NTSE question papers to download the papers for other states and stage 2 exam.

Unofficial NTSE Karnataka Question Papers (Stage I) by FIITJEE

NTSE Stage II Question Papers 2019

NCERT provides stage 2 question papers through the official website after the announcement of stage 2 result. Students can download stage 2 question papers provided by FIITJEE to practise with high-level questions. It will boost their preparation level for stage 1 exam.

NTSE 2nd Stage Unofficial Question Papers

NTSE Karnataka Question Papers 2020 - Marking Scheme

As per the NTSE exam pattern, the exam is divided into two sections: MAT and SAT. MAT stands for mental ability test and SAT is referred for scholastic ability test. Marking Scheme for both are given below:

NTSE Stage 1 Marking Scheme




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Benefits of NTSE Karnataka Question Papers

  • Students are come to know about the important aspects of the stage 1 exam such as exam pattern, marking scheme, important topics, etc.

  • Practising these Karnataka NTSE question papers makes students familiar with the types of questions asked in the exam.

  • Students can self analyze their preparation level by comparing their answers with the NTSE Karnataka answer key.

  • Apart from these, students will come to know about their shortcomings by practising previous year NTSE Karnataka question papers. Thus, they can work on to improvise them.

  • Alongside, students will be able to improve their speed to write answers accurately by solving these NTSE Karnataka papers.

  • After solving, students can have an estimate of their probable NTSE Karnataka result 2020 using the answer key.

Tips to use NTSE Karnataka Question Papers

  • After completing NTSE syllabus students can start solving Karnataka NTSE question papers to practise with types of questions asked.

  • They can analyze these question papers while studying to know which type of questions asked from a particular topic.

  • Solve NTSE Karnataka question paper without looking into answer key.

  • After solving the question papers, students can compare their probable scores with NTSE Karnataka cutoff to know their chances of selection.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Karnataka Question Papers

Question: Do questions get repeated in NTSE Karnataka question papers?


In stage 1 exam, there are no chances to repeat the questions from previous year stage 1  questions papers. However, types of questions and difficulty level remain the same.  

Question: Is solving previous year Karnataka NTSE question paper enough to crack stage 1 exam?


No, along with solving question paper you should prepare for entire NTSE syllabus of each section (MAT and SAT).

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Ntse Karnataka district wise name Marks list 201920

Akram Khan 27th Jan, 2020


You can check the district wise result declared on January 14 by scert karnataka for stage 1 at following links.

BAGALKOT- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/BAGALKOT.pdf

BALLARI- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/BALLARI.pdf

BELAGAVI- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/BELAGAVI.pdf

CHIKKODI- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/BELAGAVI_CHIKKODI.pdf

BENGALURU_NORTH- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/BENG_NORTH.pdf

BENGALURU_RURAL - http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/BENG_RURAL.pdf

BENGALURU_SOUTH- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/BENG_SOUTH.pdf

BIDAR- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/BIDAR.pdf

CHAMARAJANAGARA- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/CHAMARAJANAGARA.pdf

CHIKKABALLAPURA- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/CHIKKABALLAPURA.pdf

CHIKKAMANGALURU- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/CHIKKAMANGALURU.pdf

CHITRADURGA- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/CHITRADURGA.pdf

DAVANAGERE- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/DAVANAGERE.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

GADAG- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/GADAG.pdf

HASSAN- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/HASSAN.pdf

HAVERI- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/HAVERI.pdf

KALBURGI- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/KALBURGI.pdf

KODAGU- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/KODAGU.pdf

KOLAR- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/KOLAR.pdf

KOPPAL- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/KOPPAL.pdf

MANDYA- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/MANDYA.pdf

MYSURU- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/MYSURU.pdf

RAICHUR- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/RAICHUR.pdf

RAMANAGARA- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/RAMANAGARA.pdf

SHIVAMOGGA- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/SHIVAMOGGA.pdf

TUMAKURU- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/TUMAKURU.pdf

MADHUGIRI- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/TUMAKURU_MADHUGIRI.pdf

UDUPI- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/UDUPI.pdf

UTTARA KANNADA- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/UK.pdf

SIRSI- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/UK_SIRSI.pdf

VIJAYAPURA- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/VIJAYAPURA.pdf

YADAGIRI- http://dsert.kar.nic.in/applications/19-20/NtseMarks19/YADAGIRI.pdf

Hope you find it helpful.

Ntse karnataka result for stage 1 is released with cutoff marks and merit list of November 2019

LAKSHMI AMBIKA 15th Jan, 2020


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: https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-result

All the Best.


when did the ntse karnataka stage 1 result was announced?

Harshita Gupta 4th Jan, 2020


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. https://www.google.com/amp/s/school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-karnataka-result/amp

Hope this helps!


I scored 153 in General in NTSE Karnataka 2020......can I qualify....also,is whitener counted?

Komal Dayanand Gardi 24th Nov, 2019

Hello ,

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.



Ntse karnataka 2020 key anser free download

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 17th Nov, 2019

Please visit our page at: https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-karnataka-answer-key to download the answer key. Allen has released the Answer key and it absolutely free to be downloaded.

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