NTSE Maharashtra 2020
Updated on Nov 28, 2019 - 9:56 a.m. IST by Maniprabha.singh
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NTSE Maharashtra 2020 - MSCE has released the NTSE Maharashtra answer key 2020 for stage 1 exam held on November 17, 2019. Now, the authority will release Maharashtra NTSE 2020 result by the last week of February 2020. The admit card 2020 for the stage 1 exam was released on October 15, 2019. Students could collect their admit cards from their respective school authorities. Maharashtra State Council of Examinations (MSCE) conducted the NTSE Maharashtra Stage 1 application process through respective schools. There are two sections in the NTSE Exam namely Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) of 100 marks each. Each section needs to be answered within a duration of 120 minutes and to qualify, a student needs to secure 40% (32% for SC/ST/PH) in both the papers separately.
Latest- NTSE Maharashtra 2020 Result is to be announced in the last week of February 2020. Check NTSE Maharashtra cutoff to know about expected cutoff marks.

NTSE 2020 is held in two stages; stage 1 is the state level talent search exam which is also the qualifying exam for stage 2. National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will conduct stage 2 NTSE on May 10, 2020. Read the article for further details on NTSE Maharashtra 2020 including dates, result, merit list, cutoff and more.

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NTSE Maharashtra 2020 - Exam Overview

Name of the examination

National Talent Search Examination

Abbreviation used

NTSE

Conducted by

Maharashtra State Council of Examinations ( MSCE)

State/UT Liaison Officer &

Addresses


Sh.Sukhdeo Hari Dere

Commissioner

Maharashtra State Council of

Examinations

17-Dr. Ambedkar Road

Pune-411001 (Maharashtra)

Contact details:

020-26123066

020-26123067

020-26056448

Fax 020-26129919

Mode of examination

Pen and paper.

Medium of Exam

Marathi and English

NTSE Maharashtra 2020 - Important Dates and Events

Events

Dates

Start of Applications

August 6, 2019

Last Date to Apply for NTSE Maharashtra 2020

September 11, 2019

Deadline for submitting the application with late fee

September 18, 2019

NTSE Maharashtra admit card 2020
October 15, 2019

NTSE Maharashtra 2020

November 17, 2019

Maharashtra provisional Answer Key releasing Date
November 27, 2019

NTSE Maharashtra Result

Last week of February 2020

Release of NTSE Admit Card
April 2020

NTSE 2020 Stage 2 Exam Date

May 10, 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Result Date
September 2020

NTSE Maharashtra 2020 Answer Key

  • Students who appeared for Maharashtra NTSE 2020 can check the official answer key by visiting the link given above.
  • The Maharashtra NTSE answer key contains all correct answers to the questions asked in the exam.
  • Candidates should use the answer key to calculate an estimate of their scores for NTSE Maharashtra 2020.

NTSE Maharashtra 2020 Result

  • The result of NTSE Maharashtra 2020 will contain MAT, SAT and overall scores of each candidate.
  • Students can check their results at the official website of MSCE, Pune.
  • Along with the result, the Council will also release the cutoff and merit list for the state.
  • Shortlisted candidates will sit for the NTSE stage 2 exam.
  • The NTSE stage 2 result will be announced in the month of September.

NTSE Maharashtra 2020 Cutoff

Students appearing for the exam can check the NTSE cutoff marks to prepare well for the test. NTSE Maharashtra cutoff is the least qualifying score to qualify for NTSE Stage II Exam. The cutoff scores for MAT, SAT, and overall scores are available below along with the qualifying cutoff for NTSE Maharashtra 2020.

Category

Cutoff Score

General

170.03

OBC

159.76

SC

144.28

ST

131.34

NTSE Qualifying Marks

CategoryCutoff
General/OBC40%
SC/ST32%


NTSE Scholarships 2020

Under the NTSE programme, 2000 scholarships are distributed each year by the national conducting body, NCERT. Students selected through NTSE Maharashtra 22020 will sit for NTSE stage 2 and compete for the NTSE scholarships.
NTSE Scholarship amount

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11th to 12th

Rs. 1,250 per month

Undergraduate

Rs. 2,000 per month

Post-graduate

Rs. 2,000 per month

PhD

As per UGC norms.

NTSE Maharashtra Eligibility Criteria

  • Students studying in class 10 from Maharashtra are eligible to apply for Maharashtra NTSE 2020.
  • They must be appearing for class 10 board exams for the first time.
  • Students must have passed the class 9th exams with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates)
  • Open school students can also apply for NTSE Stage 1 however, their age should be less than 18 years. Also, students should not be earning.
  • Students can only receive only one scholarship amount at a time.

NTSE Maharashtra 2020 Application Form

MSCE will release the NTSE Maharashtra application form online in the second week of August 2019. The last date to apply will fall in September, while students could submit the form with late fee till last week of September 2019. Students can also acquire the NTSE Application form from their respective schools, fill it offline and submit it after paying the required fee (Rs. 120). Students will also be able to download the form online by clicking on the link given on this page and registering themselves. After filling the form, they should submit the same to their schools. NTSE Maharashtra 2020 application form will then be submitted to the state liaison’s officer by the school authority before the last date. Candidates have to enter the following details while registering for Maharashtra NTSE 2020:

  • School UDISE Code
  • School Name
  • School Address Details
  • Principal / HM Mobile Number
  • School Email ID

Steps to Apply for NTSE Maharashtra 2020

Detailed-NTSE-Maha-Application-form


NTSE Maharashtra 2020 Exam Fee

The details on examination fee for Maharashtra NTSE 2020 are given below. Candidates have to pay the exam fee through SBI (State Bank of Indian) Challan only.

Also, Read National Scholarship Portal for other checking other available scholarships.

NTSE Maharashtra Application fee details

Payment of fee

Amount to be paid

Payment of application fee on time

Rs. 150/-

Application fee with late fee till September 18, 2019

Rs. 275/-

Late fee till September 25, 2019Rs. 400/-


NTSE Maharashtra 2020 Exam Pattern

  • The NTSE exam pattern of stage 1 for Maharashtra includes two parts, Mental Ability Test (MAT), and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT).
  • MAT and SAT contains 100 questions each.
  • There is no negative marking in NTSE Maharashtra 2020, and each question is worth 1 mark.
  • The duration of each paper is 120 minutes

Section

Exam pattern

Time Duration

Qualifying scores

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

120 minutes

  • For general category: 40% of the maximum marks.

  • For SC, ST, and PH: 32% of the maximum marks.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

120 minutes

  • For general category: 40% of the maximum marks.

  • For SC, ST, and PH: 32% of the maximum marks.

NTSE Maharashtra 2020 Syllabus

NTSE-Maharashtra-Syllabus

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NTSE Maharashtra Question Papers

Applicants should prepare with sample papers for the exam. Students can download the sample papers for NTSE 2020 from the official website of NCERT under the title ‘Learn about the test’. Practising with NTSE Maharashtra question papers will help students to get familiar with the new exam pattern, marking scheme, time duration etc, of the exam. This also makes students ready for the D-day.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Maharashtra 2020

Question: Can I apply for NTSE Maharashtra 2020 individually?

Answer:

No, you can not apply for Maharashtra NTSE 2020 individually. The form to be submitted through schools only.

Question: What are the minimum marks to qualify NTSE Maharashtra 2020 exam?

Answer:

The minimum qualifying marks are 40%(General/OBC) and 32%(SC/ST) in each section along with cutoff marks.

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