NTSE Maharashtra Question Papers
Kumud Sahni, 01 Aug 2018, #NTSE

NTSE Maharashtra Question Papers – Are you preparing to sit for NTSE exam Stage 1? You must practice the NTSE Maharashtra old question papers to know the exam pattern, marks distribution, types of questions etc. This would help you in cracking the stage 1 exam of NTSE successfully. NTSE Maharashtra previous year question papers are of utmost importance as they prepare you for the actual NTSE exam day. You also learn to manage time when you start solving the stage 1 question papers from previous years. You can download the pdf of NTSE Maharashtra qestion papers by clicking on the link given below and practice as and when you want.


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NTSE Maharashtra Previous Years Question Papers

Tips to use the NTSE Maharashtra question papers

  • After downloading, start with one question paper at a time.

  • Try to solve the question paper in stipulated time and stick to the environment like in an exam hall.

  • Once the question paper is done, check your answers.

  • Analyse your performance and then revise, rectify whatever mistakes done.

  • Repeat the same with another question paper the next week.

How are NTSE Maharashtra previous years question papers useful?


Once downloaded Maharashtra question papers benefits in many ways. They prepare you well in accordance to the exam day. These NTSE sample papers reduce the exam day anxiety by letting you know the types of questions asked, marking scheme and much more. Moreover, these are downloaded in pdf format, thus can be solved as many times as one likes, for a perfect practice.


NTSE Maharashtra Exam Pattern


NTSE 2019 examination is a two level process. SCERT conducts the Stage 1 exam at state level and NCERT conducts the stage 2 exam at national level. Stage 1 examination is explained in detail below:

  • NTSE Stage 1 question paper comprises of two sections- MAT and SAT.

  • It could be attempted either in English language or Hindi language.

  • Every right answer is marked with 1 mark.

  • No negative marking is there for wrong answers.

  • 240 minutes is the total time alloted for stage 1 exam.

  • MAT (Mental Ability Test)- Questions are put up from analogies, classification, coding-decoding, pattern analysis, problem solving, series, hidden figures etc. This section aims to test a candidates ability to think, ability to view and analize, ability to evaluate and reasoning skills.

  • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)- The objective of this section is to test the candidate’s general awareness, reading abilities and interpretation skills relating to different subjects.

Exam pattern of NTSE Stage 1

Exam Pattern



No. of Questions



Time alloted

120 minutes

120 minutes

Type of Questions

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

Science (40 questions),

Social Science (40 questions),

Mathematics (20 questions)


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