NTSE Kerala Answer Key 2020
Updated on Dec 13, 2019 - 9:25 a.m. IST by Palak.budhiraja

NTSE Kerala Answer Key 2020 - SCERT, Kerala has released the revised NTSE Kerala stage 1 answer key on December 10, 2019, on the official website i.e scert.kerala.gov.in. The official Kerala NTSE answer key mentions answers to questions of both MAT and SAT tests. The answer key is helpful for students to evaluate their performance and calculate an estimate of their scores. Many coaching institutes like Allen have also released the unofficial answer key for stage I exam after the commencement of NTSE exam on November 17, 2019. Aspirants must use Kerala NTSE answer key 2020 to check whether they have successfully qualified for stage 2 beforehand. SCERT conducted NTSE Kerala 2020 stage 1 exam on November 17, 2019. Scroll down for more details on NTSE Kerala answer key 2020 and predict the probable scores.
Latest: Revised NTSE Kerala stage I Answer key 2020 released. Download Here

NTSE Kerala Answer key 2020 - Important dates

Students must keep an eye on the below-mentioned dates and stay updated with the latest events. Refer to the table to know important events related to NTSE Kerala 2020

NTSE Kerala Answer Key dates



NTSE Kerala 2020 Exam date

November 17, 2019

NTSE Stage 1 Answer Key Release Date

November 26, 2019

NTSE Kerala Stage 1 Answer Key - Last date for FeedbackDecember 4, 2019

Revised NTSE Stage 1 Answer Key Release Date

December 10, 2019

NTSE Stage 1 Result

First week of February 2020

Stage 2 exam date

May 10, 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Answer Key

July 2020

Stage II result

September 2020

How to download NTSE Kerala 2020 Answer key?

Students must follow the step by step procedure mentioned below to download the NTSE Kerala answer key 2020:

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  • Click on the link above or visit the official website i.e. www.scert.kerala.gov.in

  • Under the Scholarship exam, Click on “NTSE”

  • A new window will appear on the screen, click on “NTSE Answer Key 2019-20”.

  • A pdf will be displayed on the screen, click on download.

  • Save the pdf and start calculating the probable scores.

NTSE Kerala 2019 Official Answer key

Students can find the answer key of stage 1 in the table below:


Answer key

SAT Question Paper

MAT Question paper

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SAT Answer Key


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NTSE Stage 2 Answer Key

Aspirants who qualify stage 1 exam are eligible for stage II NTSE exam. NCERT will conduct the NTSE Stage 2 exam. NCERT will release the official NTSE Answer key in the month of May 2020 so that students can calculate the probable scores before the Stage 2 result.

NTSE Kerala Answer Key 2020 - Key Points

  • Exam consists of 2 sections, MAT and SAT. Calculate scores in each of the sections separately to estimate the scores of NTSE result.

  • After calculating scores in MAT and SAT sections one must get a minimum qualifying score for each section. If unable to qualify for any of the two sections one will be unable to qualify for stage 2.

  • Each question in both the sections carries weightage of 1 mark each and there is no negative marking.

  • Revised answer key of NTSE Kerala 2020 will be released by SCERT in case some changes are required. So keep track by visiting this page.

  • The answer keys released by the coaching institutes can have a difference in the answer. So, students are recommended to calculate their probable scores based on the official answer keys.

  • Students must carefully check the question paper as it is different for MAT and SAT and hence answer key is also different for both sets. So, one must carefully match the answers and calculate the scores accordingly.

How to calculate the estimated marks using NTSE Kerala Answer Key 2020?

Refer to the table given below to know how to calculate the scores for NTSE Kerala:


Calculating Criteria

Marks in MAT

Correct answers x 1

Marks in SAT

Correct answers x 1

Total Marks

Marks obtained in MAT + Marks obtained in SAT

NTSE Kerala Cutoff 2020

State Council for Educational Research and Training, Kerala will declare the cut off for stage 1 NTSE exam 2020 along with the results. Kerala NTSE cutoff 2020 is the minimum score required to qualify for stage 2 exam. Candidates must compare their probable scores on the basis of NTSE Kerala answer key 2020 with the NTSE cut off score to determine if they’d be able to qualify the exam.

Refer to the table to know the cutoff score required category-wise.


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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Kerala Answer Key 2020

Question: How can I submit my query regarding the NTSE Kerala stage I answer key?


You can mail your query to ntsescertkerala@gmail.com. 

Question: What is the last date to submit queries for the Kerala NTSE stage I answer key?


You can submit your queries before December 4, 2019.

Question: What are the qualifying marks for the NTSE stage I exam?


The minimum qualifying marks is 40% in each paper for general category.

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when will NTSE 2019-20 result UTTAR PRADESH will come?

Arya 17th Jan, 2020

Hi Khushboo,

The result of the NTSE Uttarakhand 2020 Stage-! results are expected to be declared, along with the cutoff for Stage-2, by the UPCERT in the last week of February, 2020. You can check the result here:

examregulatoryauthorityup.in (http://examregulatoryauthorityup.in)

You can get more updates and information here:



what is the syllabus for class 8 NTSE

Manisha Gupta Expert 17th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

You can check NTSE syllabus to go through with the given below link.


Good Luck!


I am getting 138 in karnataka ntse, will I be selected

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:

kseeb.kar.nic.in (http://kseeb.kar.nic.in)

However, the expected cutoff for the General Category is 138- 148, For OBC is 115- 125, for SC/ST is 95- 105 and for PwD is 67- 85. You can find more information here:



In which date NTSE stage 1 Jharkhand will be published?

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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