NTSE Puducherry Answer Key 2020
Updated on Nov 6, 2019 - 2:38 p.m. IST by Maniprabha.singh

NTSE Puducherry Answer Key 2020 - DSE, Puducherry has released the revised NTSE Puducherry answer key for Stage 1 exam. Students can check the right answers to each question that was asked in the exam through NTSE Puducherry. The stage 1 NTSE exam was conducted on November 3, 2019. NTSE Puducherry 2020 question papers will comprise of two sections, MAT & SAT. Students can also calculate the probable score before the announcement of the result with the help of the NTSE Puducherry answer key 2020 in pdf format. Click the below link to check the Puducherry NTSE answer Key 2020 pdf. Read further to know how to calculate scores with NTSE Puducherry answer key 2020.
Latest- The download link of Revised NTSE Puducherry answer key and question paper is given below. Download now.

NTSE Puducherry Answer Key 2020- Important Date

The official NTSE 2020 answer key has been released online. Check the respective dates in the given table-



NTSE Puducherry 2020 Stage 1 Exam

November 3, 2019

Release of official NTSE Puducherry Answer Key 2020

November 6, 2019

Revised Answer Key
November 25, 2019

Declaration of NTSE Puducherry 2020 result

First week of January 2020

NTSE Stage II Date

May 10, 2020

Release of NTSE Stage-II Answer Keys
Third week of May 2020

How to download NTSE Puducherry Answer Key 2020?

The answer key for NTSE Puducherry 2020 is available for download now. Follow the given steps to download the NTSE Puducherry 2020 answer key-

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NTSE Puducherry Answer Key 2020- Important Points

Students should consider the following pointers to calculate their marks accurately using Puducherry NTSE answer key 2020-

  • NTSE Puducherry 2020 exam was conducted for a total of 200 marks, 100 for MAT and 100 for the SAT.

  • There are no negative marking in the NTSE exam and each question is worth 1 mark.

  • Calculate marks separately for MAT and SAT and refer to the minimum qualifying scores for both the tests provided in the following section.

  • Next, calculate overall scores and refer to cut off for NTSE Puducherry to check whether the candidate is qualified for stage 2 or not.

How to Calculate Scores with NTSE Puducherry Answer Key 2020?

As per NCERT’s instructions, no negative marking will be done for NTSE 2020 in both stage 1 & stage 2. Each question will be for 1 mark only. To calculate your scores using the NTSE Puducherry answer key 2020, use the following equation.

Marks obtained in MAT and SAT = Total number of correct answers x 1

Overall marks = Marks obtained in MAT+ Marks obtained in SAT

Students calculating their marks using NTSE Puducherry answer key 2020 should also refer to the minimum qualifying marks for the exam.

NTSE Puducherry 2020 Minimum Qualifying Marks

Students can expect cutoff to be released along with the NTSE Puducherry Result, in the month of January 2020. Separate NTSE Puducherry cutoff marks will be issued for general, SC, ST, and PWD categories. Find the minimum qualifying score and NTSE Puducherry cutoff in the table below.

Qualifying scores


General Category candidates

Mental Ability Test- 40 out of 100

Scholastic Ability Test- 40 out of 100

Overall minimum qualifying marks- 80 out of 200

SC, ST, and PH candidates

Mental Ability Test- 32 out of 100

Scholastic Ability Test- 32 out of 100

Overall minimum qualifying marks- 64 out of 200

NTSE Puducherry Cutoff
















NTSE Stage 2 Answer Key 2020

NCERT will conduct the stage 2 examination on May 10, 2020 for all the stage 1 qualifiers. the answer key for Stage 2 to be released after one week of the exam day on the official website, ncert,nic.in. However, a few coaching institutes release the stage 2 answer key on the day of the test. Students do note that the unofficial answer keys released by coaching institutes may or may not match with the final answer key. Also, only rely on the official answer key for checking the expected scores.

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when will mp ntse stage 1 2020 result be declared. it has been fourth week if january is over and today is 29 jan.

Akram Khan 29th Jan, 2020


Hope you are doing well.

The exam for mp NTSE stage 1 was held on November 3,2019.haryana and Uttrakhand scert has declared the result for their state. Soon the result for same will be declared by mp scert. Keep checking the mp NTSE official website.

Hope this helps.


Did ntse offival keysheet and merit candidates released of ap released or not?

IMran Mir 29th Jan, 2020

Hey there,

Hope you’re having a great day.

I would like to inform you that the official Answer Key as well as Merit Candidates has not been released yet but it is expected to get released on the first week of February  as per the official notification released by the board.

Let me know if you have further clarifications by mentioning it in the comment section below.

Have a nice day and I wish that you have a bright future ahead.

When NTSE Gujarat stage 1 result declared

snehal ranjan 28th Jan, 2020

Gujarat has announced the provisional Gujarat NTSE stage 1 result on November 8, 2020. The provisional result is released in online mode along with the answer key. Students who appeared for the NTSE Gujarat can download their result from sebexam.org. Final NTSE Gujarat result 2020 will be published in the form of a pdf file in January 2019. Students will be able to check their MAT and SAT scores, rank secured by them and their name and roll number. SCERT will also release the cutoff along with the NTSE Gujarat result. Students who will score marks equal to the cutoff marks will qualify for the second and final stage of the NTSE . NCERT will conduct the NTSE 2020 Stage 2 on May 10, 2020. It will also release the NTSE result and cutoff for stage 2 exams in September 2020.


NTSE stage 1 Gujarat result declared or not

Akram Khan 28th Jan, 2020


NTSE stage 1 Gujarat exam was held on noNovemb 13, 2019. The result for Uttrakhand and Karnataka NTSE stage 1 has been declared.

NTSE stage 1 Gujarat provisional result and ansewa key has been released on November 8.  Very Soon the final result of same will be declared by scert Gujarat.

To check the result Visit the official website of SCERT, Gujarat sebexam.org

Hope you find this helpful.


In which date Jharkhand NTSE stage 1 result will be published?

Akram Khan 28th Jan, 2020


Jharkhand Ntse stage 1 exam was held on November 17, 2019. Scert declare the result for the same.

Uttarakhand and Karnataka scert has released the stage 1result. Soon jharkhand scert will release the NTSE stage 1 result in month of April.

To check the result you have to visit the official website of JAC.

Hope it helps.

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