NTSE Odisha Question Papers 2020-21 - SCERT Odisha will release the question papers of NTSE stage 1 in November 2020. The NTSE Odisha 2020-21 question papers will be made available online on the official website scertodisha.nic.in. Students appearing in the NTSE exam must check the question papers of NTSE Odisha and prepare for the exam. Coaching institutes will also release the NTSE Odisha question Papers 2020-21 on the day of exam. With the help of question papers, students can check the marking scheme and exam pattern. These question papers of NTSE Odisha will also help students in analysing the important topics for NTSE 2021. The stage 1 exam of the NTSE exam will be conducted on November 3, 2020. Read the complete article to know about the NTSE Odisha sample papers, marking scheme, answer key and exam pattern.


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NTSE Odisha 2020-21 - Important Dates

The table below presents the important dates and events related to the NTSE Odisha Exam. Go through it and prepare thoroughly before the exam.

NTSE Odisha 2021 - Important Dates


Important Dates (Tentative)

NTSE Odisha exam date

November 3, 2020

NTSE Odisha Result (Stage 1)

Last week of January 2021

NTSE Stage 2 Odisha exam

May 10, 2021

NTSE Odisha Question Papers 2020-21 - Links to Download

Question paper type

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Mental Ability Test (MAT)

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Scholastic Ability Test (MAT)

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Steps to follow while downloading Odisha NTSE Question Papers 2020-21

  • The direct links to download the question papers are given in the table above.

  • Click on the links. It will redirect you to the PDF Page of NTSE Odisha question papers 2021.

  • The question paper will appear on your screens. Now click on the download button.

  • A pdf file of NTSE Odisha question paper will be downloaded.

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NTSE Odisha 2020-21 Exam pattern

The question paper of NTSE Odisha will consist of two papers: MAT and SAT which can be attempted in either English or regional language. Both the tests will contain Multiple choice or objective type questions. NTSE exam pattern is mentioned in the table below:

NTSE Odisha Exam Pattern




Total questions



Questions asked from

Analytical and logical reasoning

Science (40)

Social Science (40)

Mathematics (20)

Maximum marks



Exam duration



NTSE Odisha Question Papers 2020-21 - Marking Scheme

  • For correct answer- 01 marks will be added to the total score

  • For wrong answer- No negative marking

NTSE Odisha Question Papers 2020-21 - Important Points to Consider

  1. You can use theseNTSE question papers of Odisha after completing your preparation or while preparing also.

  2. First of all, go through the NTSE syllabus and analyze it. Cover some topics and check the question in these papers similar to those topics. It will make candidates aware of the types of questions around a topic.

  3. Candidates should solve the entire NTSE Odisha question paper after covering the full syllabus and calculate the probable score which will help them to analyze their preparation level.

Calculation of Scores using NTSE Odisha Question Papers 2020-21

  • First of all, download the answer key using the link given above.

  • Now match the candidate’s answers with the ones mentioned in the NTSE Odisha answer key.

  • Add 1 mark for each correct answer and don’t count any mark for wrong answers.

  • Now calculate all the marks that will be the final probable marks.

NTSE Odisha Answer key 2021

Candidates should practice with the question papers and fill the sample OMR sheet. After it, they can use the answer key to check their probable score. In such a way they will come to know about their weak areas and can work to improve them.

Click Here to download the answer key of NTSE Odisha question papers which are provided above.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Odisha Question Papers 2020-21 - Download Here

Question: When will the official answer key of NTSE stage 2 be released?


The NTSE Answer key for stage 2 will be released in May 2021.

Question: How many total questions are there in NTSE MAT paper?


There are a total of 100 questions in MAT paper.

Question: How many marks will be deducted for wrong attempts?


No marks will be deducted for wrong attempts.

Question: What is the difficult level of NTSE Odisha question papers?


The difficult level is moderate.

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

Ankit Dahiya Student Expert 6th Apr, 2020
National Talent Search Examination is conducted every year for selecting around 2000 students, providing them with NTSE scholarships.
NTSE stage 1 results have been declared by state conducting authorities.
NTSE stage 2 for those who cleared stage 1 is scheduled to be held on 10th May 2020 by NCERT.
As of now there is no change in its date. So, it is still scheduled on May 10th.
So, keep preparing for it. Any change would be notified officially by NCERT on official website, so be updated woth it regularly.

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Good luck

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.
Good luck!
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