NTSE Odisha Cutoff 2020
Maniprabha.singh, 01 Aug 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Odisha Cutoff 2020 – SCERT, Odisha will release the NTSE Stage 1 cutoff for Odisha in the month of January 2020 along with the result. NTSE Odisha Cutoff is the minimum score that students must obtain in the NTSE 2019-20 exam to get shortlisted for Stage II. The exam authority will release the cutoff marks for each category. NTSE Odisha Cutoff 2020 depends on different factors such as the number of students who appeared in the NTSE Exam, the number of a state quota, difficulty level of test and more. Students can check the previous year's NTSE Odisha Cutoff to know about this year's cutoff marks for the exam held on Number 3, 2019. NTSE Odisha qualifiers will be called to appear for Stage II of NTSE 2020. A total of 259 students who qualify both the stages will receive the NTSE Scholarship. Read the article to check expected and last year's Odisha NTSE cutoff for stage 1 & stage 2 here

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NTSE Odisha Cutoff 2020- Important Date

To complete the scholarship process on time, students must be aware of all important dates and events. Check NTSE 2020 exam dates below-

NTSE Odisha 2020 Exam DateNovember 3, 2019
NTSE Unofficial Answer Keys & CutoffNovember 3, 2019
Release of NTSE Odisha result & Cutofflast week of January 2020
NTSE Stage 2 Exam DateMay 10, 2020
Declaration of NTSE result and cutoff for stage 2September 2020

NTSE Odisha Cutoff 2020- Determining Factors

The cutoff of NTSE Odisha 2020 is determined by a few factors such as the difficulty of questions asked, the number of students appeared. Check the major factors that will be considered while deducing the NTSE Odisha cutoff

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NTSE Odisha 2020 Cutoff (Expected)

SCERT will release the NTSE Odisha cutoff 2020 marks along with result in January 2020. However, a few institutes release the stage 1 cutoff for Odisha after the examination. Students can check the Expected NTSE Odisha Cutoff 2020 below for all categories, created on the basis of the previous year's NTSE Cutoff.

CategoryExpected Cutoff
General150- 160
OBC115- 125
SC110- 120
ST105- 115

NTSE Odisha 2020 Qualifying Marks

SCERT, Odisha sets a parament to shortlist students for NTSE Stage 2. Students who fail to obtain the qualifying marks will not be considered for making the merit list. Given are the minimum qualifying marks, one must possess to be considered for the merit list.

General Category40% of 200 marks
Reserved Category32% of 200 marks

Previous year’s NTSE Odisha Cutoff

For reference, aspirants can check the previous year’s cutoff and see the changes between the cutoff of 2017, 2018 and 2019. The category-wise cutoff of NTSE Odisha 2019, 2018 and 2017 is given below. Check the table for complete information:

NTSE Odisha 2019 cutoff


NTSE Odisha 2018 cutoff

NTSE Odisha 2018 Cut off
NTSE Odisha 2017 Cut off

NTSE Stage 2 Cutoff

NCERT will release the Stage 2 cutoff along with the NTSE Stage 2 result. Check the previous year's NTSE Stage 2 cutoff below-


Total Marks (Out of 197)

Minimum Cutoff










NTSE Odisha Answer Key

  • Before the announcement of result and NTSE Odisha cutoff, SCERT will issue the NTSE answer key for MAT & SAT paper.
  • Besides, a few coaching institutes will release the NTSE Odisha answer key and solution on the exam date.
  • Students could take help of NTSE Odisha Answer Key to verify their result for NTSE stage 1.
  • To calculate his/her score, one needs to add the number of the right question from both MAT and SAT. There is no negative marking in NTSE stage 1.

NTSE Odisha Result 2020

The stage 1 result for NTSE Odisha 2020 will be released in January 2020 wherein students can check their MAT & SAT scores. Along with the NTSE result, stage 1 cutoff will be issued for all categories. NTSE Odisha result 2020 will be announced in the form of a pdf file containing the name, roll number, and scores of shortlisted candidates. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for NTSE Stage II exam, to be held on May 10, 2020. Students who qualify the stage 2 with the minimum cutoff marks should send the required documents to avail the scholarship amount. will be announced in the month of September 2020.

NTSE Scholarship Amount

Students who will be declared qualified in both the stages will receive the given NTSE 2020 scholarship for the year 2020. However, to continue the scholarship further, students have to apply for renewal.

  • In Class 11th & 12th- Rs. 1250/- per months
  • In UG & PG Courses- Rs. 2000/- per month
  • Students pursuing Ph.D- as per UGC norms

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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.
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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.

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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:


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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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