NTSE Odisha 2020 - SCERT, Odisha has released the official notification and application form of NTSE 2019-20 on scertodisha.nic.in. Odisha NTS Stage 1 Exam will be conducted on November 3, 2019 while the stage 2 exam will be conducted on May 10, 2020. Aspirants would be able to fill the NTSE application form from August 1, 2019. Students of Class 10th can apply for NTSE Odisha 2020 exam till August 25, 2019. There is no application fee for the NTSE exam. Odisha State Talent Search Exam conducts to offer NTSE scholarship on the basis of their marks in NTSE Stage II exam. Students who qualify the Odisha National Talent Search Examination will be called to appear in NTSE Stage II, to be conducted by NCERT, in June 2020. NTSE Exam is conducted by NCERT annually in two stages each year, stage 1 and 2. Read further for more details on NTSE Odisha 2020.
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Name of the examination
Odisha State Talent Search Examination
Level of the exam
State Council of Educational Research and Training, Bhubaneswar
State/UT Liaison Officer &
Mrs. Aparna Mishra
Directorate of TE & S.C.E.R.T. Unit IV,
0674-2502928 & Fax
Mode of examination
Pen and paper
For class 10 students of Odisha
Medium of examination
Students can check the NTSE important dates in the given table. NCERT has release the stage 1 & stage 2 exam dates-
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Odisha NTSE Application begins
August 1, 2019
Last Date to Submit form to Head of Institute
August 25, 2019
NTSE Odisha 2020 Exam Date
November 3, 2019
Release of Result
Last week of January 2020
NTSE Stage 2 Exam Date
May 10, 2020
A total of 259 scholarships are reserved for Odisha state that will be further awarded according to below reservation percentages-
The NTSE 2020 application form for Odisha Stage 1 Exam has been released online on August 1, 2019. Eligible students should fill the online application form and submit the hard copy of the filled application to their respective schools. Candidates should follow the below given steps to submit the Odisha State Talent Search Exam applications
Documents Required with NTSE Odisha 2020 Application
NTSE Odisha Exam Fee- There is no application fee for Odisha NTSE 2020.
To check other pre-matric scholarships, check National Scholarship Portal 2019
Refer the given table for qualifying marks
Mental Ability Test (MAT)
100 questions worth 1 mark each.
For general category: 40% of the maximum marks.
For SC, ST, and PH: 32% of the maximum marks.
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
SERT doesn't specify any NTSE Syllabus for State Level NTS Examination. However, students have to prepare their Class 9th & Class 10th syllabus while preparing for Odisha NTSE. Some important topics of NTSE Syllabus-
Applicants will be able to download the admit card of NTSE Odisha 2020 from the official website of SCERT, Odisha from October 20, 2019. Students will need their application number and date of birth/ password to download the admit card. NTSE hall ticket or admit card is a mandatory document that every student must possess during the exam day. The admit card will contain the exam centre details and roll number.
Preparing from the NTSE question papers is an unbeatable preparation strategy. Hence, students should download the NTSE Odisha previous year papers that are available here. These question papers can also be treated as sample papers for Odisha State Talent Search Exam. Students get familiar with the examination pattern, subject of the questions, time duration of the exam etc by solving the previous year papers. Students can download the previous year papers from the below link-
Question paper type
Scholastic Ability Test (MAT)
Students should follow the simple and easy NTSE Preparation tips to qualify the stage 1. Follow these tips to score high in the NTSE Odisha 2020 exam
The exam conducting authority will release the official answer key for Odisha NTSE 2020 on the official website of SCERT, Bhubaneswar. The answer keys will be released one month after the exam conduction. However, a few coaching institutes also release the NTSE answer keys straight after the exam. Students can evaluate their performance in the NTSE examination with the held of the answer keys.
SCERT, Bhubaneswar will release the result of NTSE Stage 1 exam in the last week of January 2020. Candidates who will qualify the NTSE Odisha stage 1 will be called to appear in Stage 2 examination. The result list mentions the name of provisionally selected candidates for stage 2 exam. The NTSE 2020 result will be released in the form of merit list. NTSE Stage 2 Result will be announced by NCERT in September 2020.
The Odisha NTSE 2020 cut off will be released along with the result. Students should attain the Odisha NTSE Cut off that is the minimum qualification score in exam to get shortlisted for Stage 2 exam. Below check the previous year NTSE Odisha cut off-
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NTSE Odisha Previous Year's Cut Off
Cut off ( 2016)
Students selected through NTSE Odisha Exam will compete for merit-based scholarships at NTSE 2020. Every year, 2000 scholarships are distributed by the national conducting body NCERT.
NTSE Scholarship Amount Details-
Classes 11th to 12th
Rs. 1,250 per month
Rs. 2,000 per month
As per UGC norms.
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The application forms of NTSE 2020 has been released by Jharkhand, J&K, Punjab and most other states. You can check the state wise application link to go through with the given below link.
cutoff marks changes every year and it depends on different fact, like number of participants, question difficulty level, seat matrix etc. please follow the below link to know about previous years cutoff,
NTSE has two parts that are SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and MAT (Mental Ability Test). The MAT section will test students on their thinking ability, Reasoning etc. while the SAT is further divided into three sub-sections namely Science, Maths and Social Science.
To check the complete syllabus you can go through with the given below link.
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The total marks of NTSE have been increased from 150 to 200 along with the removal of the language test. The official cut off will be released along with the result. The cutoff is expected to be around 140.
Kindly visit the mentioned below page to stay updated for the cutoff. Keep checking it regularly.
Hope it helps you.
I'll provide you with the link of sample papers.. Kindly go through it..
Best wishes. Thank-you.
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