NTSE Odisha Answer Key 2020
Maniprabha.singh, 14 Nov 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Odisha Answer Key 2020- SCERT Odisha has released the Odisha NTSE answer key for stage 1 on November 13, 2019 on ntse.scertodisha.nic.in. Students can check the answer key and send their queries with valid clarification through e-mail at ntsodishateandscert@yahoo.com. The last date to file the objection is November 22, 2019. NTSE Odisha 2020 was held on November 3, 2019. Students should check the NTSE Odisha Answer key to know the correct answers to question asked in MAT, and SAT sections. The answer keys also assist students in calculating the estimate of their scores for the NTSE Stage 1 before the announcement of the result. After calculating their scores using Odisha NTSE answer keys, students can check their qualifications for stage 2 of NTSE 2020. Allen & Resonance also released the NTSE Odisha answer key 2020 on the day of exam. Read further for more details on NTSE Odisha 2020 Answer key.

Latest- Official NTSE Odisha Answer Key 2020 Released. Click Here to download. Also, check expected NTSE Cutoff 2020 for Odisha and other States.

NTSE Odisha Answer Key 2020 Pdf Links

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NTSE Odisha Answer key 2020- Important Date

1NTSE Odisha 2020 (Stage 1)November 3, 2019
2Release of Odisha NTSE Answer KeyNovember 13, 2019
3NTSE Stage 1 result DateJanuary 2020
4NTSE Stage 2 ExamMay 10, 2020
5Release of NTSE Stage 2 Answer KeyJune 2020

How to Calculate Scores With NTSE Odisha Answer key 2020?

To calculate marks by using the answer key for NTSE Odisha 2020 efficiently, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Download the question papers and the respective NTSE Odisha Answer keys
  • Match your answers with the answer keys.
  • For each correct answer, add 01 mark. There will be no deduction as no negative marking is available in the Odisha State Talent Search Examination 2020.
  • Add the marks to get the estimate scores.

Official NTSE Odisha Answer Key Download

Year-wise Answer KeysDownload Links
NTSE Odisha 2019 Answer Key

Unofficial NTSE Odisha Answer Key by Coaching Centres


Question Papers

NTSE MAT Answer Keys

NTSE SAT Answer Keys


NTSE Odisha 2018-19 MAT Paper

NTSE Odisha 2018-19 SAT Paper

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NTSE Odisha Answer key 2020- Important Points

  • The NTSE answer keys for different sets and states are different. Hence, while downloading the unofficial answer keys, do match the paper and state, else you may get the wrong estimation score.
  • Follow the right marking scheme while marking the scores in answer keys.
  • Carefully calculate the scores so that you will have the most appropriate score.
  • While solving the previous year's papers, students should check their responses correctly.
  • Calculate the marks for Mental Ability Test (MAT), and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) separately.
  • Refer to the minimum qualifying score for MAT and SAT provided above to check whether you have qualified for NTSE Stage 2 or not.

NTSE Odisha 2020 Marking Scheme & Qualifying Scores

The exam pattern is followed to create the question papers of Odisha NTSE 2020. Students should be aware of the same to make a better preparation strategy.

  • The paper will have 02 sections- Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT).
  • Both MAT & SAT sections contain 100 questions each.
  • There will be no negative marking.
  • Each question carries 1 mark each.
  • The test will be held in pen and paper mode.
  • For correct answer- 01 mark will be added to the total score
  • For wrong answer- No negative marking


Exam pattern

Qualifying scores

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

For general category: 40%

For SC, ST, and PH: 32%

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100 questions worth 1 mark each.

For general category: 40%

For SC, ST, and PH: 32%

NTSE Odisha Result 2020

Stage 1 result of NTSE Odisha will be issued in the last week of January 2020 along with the cutoff scores. NTSE Odisha result 2020 mentions the candidate’s name, roll number, scores, school name, and address. Students who will qualify stage 1 will be called to appear in NTSE Stage 2 examination. The pattern and syllabus for stage 2 will remain the same. However, the difficulty level will be increased. Students who will obtain the final cut off in NTSE Stage 2 result will receive the scholarship amount.

NTSE Odisha 2020 Cutoff

State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Bhubaneshwar will release the cutoffs for Odisha NTSE 2020 with the result of the exam. Candidates who attain the NTSE Odisha Cut off 2020 will be eligible for appearing in NTSE Stage 2 Exam.

Previous Year's NTSE Cut Off (Category-wise)

Check previous year's NTSE cut off of all categories to set a goal for the exams-


Cut off

Minimum MAT Qualifying Scores
Minimum SAT Qualifying Scores



20 (40%)
40 (40%)



16 (32%)

32 (32%)



16 (32%)

32 (32%)

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

Question: How to challenge the official NTSE Odisha Answer key 2020?


Students should send an e-mail containing a valid clarification and supporting document at ntsodishateandscert@yahoo.com till November 22, 2019

Question: When the official answer key of NTSE Odisha 2020 will released?


The official answer keys were issued on November 13, 2019.

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When will ntse 2021 syllabus be available? Does the syllabus change every year?

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 8th Dec, 2019
NTSE syllabus doesn't change every year. This is so that the syllabus of NTSE is entirely based on NCERT. NTSE exam has 2 stages.
Go through the given links for more details-

When will the result of NTSE 2020 be released (TN) ?

niharika cherry 7th Dec, 2019

Hello Aspirant, the result of NTSE(National Talent search examination) result will be released in Tamil Nadu  in the fourth week of January 2020, you can visit https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-tamil-nadu-result for more information.

Hope this helps.

Thank you.


When will the official answer keys of ntse 2020 stage 1 uttar pradesh will be released? It is already 1 month from exam. If official answer keys are out please give me the link.

Harshita Gupta 6th Dec, 2019

All the states have released NTSE stage 1 answer keys of MAT and SAT examination. The answer keys are available for examination held on 2,3 and 17 November 2019.

The results may be declared in January/February/ March and stage 2 examination will be held in May 2020.

  • The qualifying scores for general category is:
SAT- 40%

  • For SC/ST/PH:

Check the link below to get the answer keys:


Hope this helps!

when will be the result s of Karnataka state announced

PRAKHAR SINGH 7th Dec, 2019


Karnataka SSLC Result 2020 will be available by the month of April expectedly. Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) release the SSLC Results on its official website- kseeb.kar.nic.in or karresults.nic.in . To check Karnataka SSLC Exam Result 2020 students need to enter their registration number in the space provided. To know about the important dates, steps to check the result and statistics etc follow the content given below.

Karnataka SSLC Result 2020

Karnataka Board conducted the SSLC exams in the month of March. More than 5 lakhs students have appeared for SSLC exams annually. Last year Karnataka SSLC Result was announced on April 30, at 12:45 pm. Karnataka SSLC Result 2020 is expected to be released at the same time period. Now, before you check out the detailed information first have a look at the table of important dates given below.

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Anyone who gave NTSE exam from Maharashtra this year? How many marks you got? What will be expected cut off by your opinion?

Halry Bhalodia 5th Dec, 2019

Though i have not given the exame but the expected cutoff for NTSE maharastra stage 1 is observed to be :

  1. General        167-175
  2. OBC              156-165
  3. SC                 140-150
  4. ST                  126-135

You can also refer previous years cutoff for the same

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