NTSE Maharashtra Question Papers 2020-21 - Are you preparing for NTSE Maharashtra 2020 stage I exam? Solving previous year 's NTSE Maharashtra papers can help you to prepare for the NTSE in a better way. These NTSE Maharashtra previous years question papers make students aware of marks distribution, types of questions etc. The best part of solving these NTSE Maharashtra question papers pdf is that they are available free of cost. Students have to just click the NTSE Maharashtra question papers 2020 download links to get a pdf file. Download and practice the same to increase your performance in the NTSE 2020-21 exam. Students can also learn to manage time so that they can give their best on the exam day. NTSE Maharashtra 2020 will be held in the third week of November 2020. Links to download NTSE Maharashtra question papers including SAT Papers and MAT papers are provided below for helping students.
Latest: Students can also download other states NTSE Question paper, which will obviously help to prepare NTSE Maharashtra stage 1exam.


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How to download NTSE Maharashtra Question Papers 2020-21?

The papers for this year will be released after the NTSE Maharashtra 2020 exam conclusion. But students can download NTSE Maharashtra previous years question papers to prepare for the upcoming exams. Here are the steps to download the same.

  • Go through the following tables and click on the question papers link.
  • Enter your login details- user id/ login id and password.
  • Click on the download button and NTSE Maharashtra question papers pdf will start to download.
  • Save and start solving questions to practice for NTSE Stage 1 exam.

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How to Use the NTSE Maharashtra 2020-21 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, match your answers with NTSE Maharashtra answer key.
  • Analyse your performance and then revise, rectify whatever mistakes are done.
  • Compare your estimated marks with NTSE Maharashtra cutoff to know the chances of selection.
  • Repeat the same with another question paper next week.

Are NTSE Maharashtra Previous Years Papers useful?

  • NTSE Maharashtra papers reduce the exam day anxiety by letting you know the types of questions asked, marking scheme and much more.
  • Solving NTSE Maharashtra question papers pdf prepares you well in accordance with the exam day.
  • Moreover, these are downloaded in pdf format, this can be solved as many times as one likes, for perfect practice

NTSE Maharashtra 2020-21 Exam Pattern

NTSE 2020 examination is a two-level process. SCERT conducts the stage 1 exam at the state level and NCERT conducts the stage 2 exam at the national level. NTSE exam pattern is explained below:

  • NTSE Maharashtra Stage 1 question paper comprises 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 for wrong answers.
  • 240 minutes is the total time allotted 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 analyze, ability to evaluate and reasoning skills. Check NTSE syllabus to know more.
  • 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.

NTSE Maharashtra Papers - Marks Distribution

Exam Pattern



No. of Questions



Time allotted

120 minutes

120 minutes

Type of Questions

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

Science (40 questions),

Social Science (40 questions),

Mathematics (20 questions)

Previous Year's NTSE Maharashtra Cutoff

Students should pass the NTSE Maharashtra paper with minimum cut off marks to get selected for Stage 2. Check the previous year's NTSE Cut off for Maharashtra

NTSE Maharashtra 2020 Cut off





Other Backward Class (OBC)


Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribes (ST)




NTSE Maharashtra Result 2020-21

MSCE, Pune will declare the Maharashtra NTSE stage 1 result in the last week of February 2021. The result will be announced in the form of a merit list. Students will be able to check their personal and result details. Around 774 students will be selected for the stage 2 exam. Students will also be able to check their NTSE 2020 result online by entering the seat number or UDISE code in the login window.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Maharashtra Question Papers 2020-21

Question: Can I refer to these NTSE Maharashtra Papers for stage 2 exam?


Yes, you can as the syllabus and exam pattern will be the same as the stage 1 exam.

Question: Who will prepare NTSE Maharashtra 2020-21 Question Papers?


Maharashtra State Examination Council, Pune will prepare NTSE Maharashtra question papers.

Question: How many questions are asked by NTSE Maha question papers?


A total of 200 questions are asked in NTSE stage 1 paper.

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ntse stage 2 2020 examination date will be change or not?

Dinesh Goyal 8th Apr, 2020


NTSE stage 2 exam 2020 will be held on May 10, 2020. Around one month is left for the exam and till then, the government will control over the situation in the country. So, it is effected the NTSE exam date will not be changed due to coronavirus.

So keep your preparations continue.

Stay Home Stay Safe!!!

Know how to study at home .

All the Best!!!


I am moving to class 10th in Maharashtra board can I give ntse 2020-2021

lubhan cherwoo 6th Apr, 2020


the eligibility criteria for NTSE2020-21 is as mentioned below

  1. Candidates should be registered with the State/UT exam conducting body. (Only Indian nationals)
  2. The candidates who are in class X can also apply for the test.
  3. The candidates who want to give NTSE exam in class X should have cleared class IX examination from a recognized board and scored  minimum of 60% marks.
  4. The candidates must have obtained degree recognized by the board.
  5. The students who have completed/appearing for class 10 th examination and are registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) can appear for the NTSE exam. The candidate must be below 18 years of age and must not be employed.

What is the cutoff of chandigarh ntse this year

sathwika 3rd Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Ntse means National Talent Search Exam which is conducted to give scholarships to the students who are highly taled as government will provide them scholarships as cutoff marks will be based on category and resevations and no.of seats available for the candidates, no.of candidates appeared for the exam and difficulty level of the  question paper ,and previous year cutoff marks are taken into consideration and you should get maximum of 75 percent of the marks to the total marks in ntse of Chandigarh  and  so that study well and work hard to get good marks All the best for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to u.


Do the NTSE 2020-2021 Postpones this time ?

divya prakash 2nd Apr, 2020
Yes iam ready to accept your conditions and agree to continue the exam


Pankhuri Kumari 2nd Apr, 2020
Hii Abhinay!
The NTSE stage 1, was already conducted in the months of November- December, 2019 in different states. The results are being declared by different states. The stage 2 for NTSE is scheduled to be on 10 May, 2020. Till now, no official statement has been passed for the postponement of the exam. You must keep an eye on the official website for updates.
Hope this helps.
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