NTSE Punjab Question Papers 2020
Maniprabha.singh, 08 Nov 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Punjab Question Papers 2020– SCERT Punjab has released the question papers of NTSE Stage I 2020 on November 7, 2019. Students can download the NTSE Punjab question papers 2020 along with the answer keys from ssapunjab.org. NTSE Punjab 2020 was conducted on November 3, 2019. NTSE Punjab question papers will be created as per the pattern and syllabus of NTSE Stage 1. Hence, students can use these papers to understand the right exam pattern, important topics, difficulty level and marking scheme. Students are advised to solve the previous year's NTSE Punjab question papers to improve the level of their preparation. Stay connected to download the official NTSE Punjab question papers 2020.

Latest- NTSE Punjab 2020 question papers and answer keys have been released. Check NTSE Punjab Answer key 2020.

How to download NTSE Punjab Question Papers 2020

Students must follow the steps mentioned below to download and practice the Punjab NTSE question papers:

  • Click on the NTSE Punjab sample papers link below.

  • A new window will appear on the screen.

  • Click on "Download" to download the sample papers.

Students should note that they can download the NTSE Punjab sample papers as many times they want.

JEE Main College Predictor

Know you Admission Chances for NIT and Other B.Tech College based in JEE Main Score

Predict Now

Download Official NTSE Punjab Question Paper 2020

YearQuestion Paper Link
NTSE Punjab 2020 Stage 1Download Here

NTSE Punjab Mock Test 2020

SCERT, Punjab also has released an NTSE mock test on the official website. Students can download the Punjab NTSE mock test by clicking the link below. This mock test comprises the sample questions for NTSE Punjab 2020. Solve the same to be prepared for the final exam day.

NTSE Punjab Mock Test 2019

Exam YearDownload Punjab NTSE Mock Test Links
NTSE Punjab 2018Click Here
NTSE Punjab 2019Click Here

Previous Year's NTSE Punjab Question Papers by FIITJEE

Coaching institutes release the NTSE Stage 1 question papers along with the answer keys. As the answer keys will be released on the same day, students can check their scores before the release of the NTSE Punjab Result.

ExamQuestion Paper & Answer Key
NTSE Punjab Stage I 2018-19Download MAT Paper & Key Here
Download SAT Paper & key Here
NTSE Punjab 2017-18 (Stage-I)Download Paper & key Here
NTSE Punjab 2016-17 (Stage-I)Download Paper & Key Here

NTSE Punjab 2020 Exam Pattern

To make the most of the preparation with papers, students should be well aware of the NTSE Punjab exam pattern and syllabus. Because SCERT Punjab will follow the same to create the question papers-

  • NTSE Punjab 2020 (Stage 1) will have questions in English and Punjabi language.
  • There will be two papers– MAT (Mental Ability Test) and SAT (Scholastic Ability Test).
  • A total of 100 questions of 1 mark will be asked in each paper.
  • Students have to solve 100 questions in 120 minutes (2 hours).
  • There will be no negative marking.

Before solving the papers, it is suggested to cover the entire Class 9th and PSEB 10th Syllabus.

NTSE Punjab 2020- Important Topics

NTSE Punjab stage 1 question papers contain questions from the given topics. Students must also familiarise themselves with the NTSE Syllabus which is provided below-


Important topics

Mental Ability Test

Verbal Reasoning

  • Alphabetic test
  • Analytic and arithmetic reasoning
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Word Sequences
  • Blood relations
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Coding-decoding
  • Clock Problem, etc

Non-verbal Reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Embedded figures
  • Mirror Images
  • Cutting/ Folding Paper
  • Problesm on Dice & Cubes
  • Dot fixing situation, etc

Scholastic Ability Test (SAT)


  • Algebra-expressions
  • Arithmetic progression
  • Number System
  • Circles
  • Linear Equations
  • Surface Area & Volume
  • Square & Cube Root
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Probability, etc


  • Acid, bases and salts,
  • Carbon and its compounds
  • Diversity in living organisms
  • Fibers and plastics
  • Structure of Atom
  • Metal & Non-Metals
  • Light
  • Electricity & Magnetism
  • Food production and management
  • Periodic classification of elements, etc

Social sciences

  • Indus Valley Civilisation
  • New Empires & kingdoms
  • Movements and social reforms
  • The Mauryas
  • Mughal Empire
  • Revolt of 1857
  • India & its neighboring countries
  • Judiciary
  • UN & other international agencies
  • Democracy
  • Agriculture
  • Natural Vegetation
  • Solar System
  • Enviornment of India
  • Maps & Globe
  • Resources, etc

How to Prepare With Previous Years' NTSE Punjab Question Papers useful?

There are several benefits of the NTSE Punjab question papers once downloaded. besides, knowing the performance in the final exam, students can download the previous year's NTSE Punjab question papers and answer keys to strengthen your exam preparation. Check what steps to be considered by while preparing from last year's NTSE Question papers.

  • Download the NTSE Punjab question papers from the above links and analyse the same to know the difficulty level of the question papers and important topics on which questions were asked.

  • Finish one NTSE Punjab question paper in the prescribed time to check your problem-solving speed. With the information, students can work on time management by solving maximum number questions.

  • After solving a paper, match your answers with the given NTSE Punjab answer key. This will help students to know their estimate scores.

  • Following the same will also help in figuring out the strong and weak sections. Afterwards, work on the tough sections more in order to improve the overall scores.

  • Solve as many sample papers or last year's NTSE Punjab question papers till you achieve the minimum NTSE Punjab cut off.

Other Relevant Links

Punjab Board 10th Result 2020Punjab Board 10th Time Table 2020
Punjab Board 10th Exam 2020
Punjab Board 10th Model Papers 2020

More like NTSE

Questions related to NTSE

Showing 1593 out of 1593 Questions

I have scored 162 for NTSE Kerala will I be eligible for Stage II?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019

Hello Akshay,

You have not mentioned your category nevertheless the cut off is as follows for each category not NTSE Kerala stage 1 (2019)

General category - 143

OBC - 119

SC- 101.

As you have scored above cut off marks you have good chances of being eligible for stage 2.


Hai i am going to get 157 marks in Stage-I in Andhra pradesh from General Category , what are my chances to stage-II ...Harshaditya

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019


According to our experts the cutoff for NTSE stage 2 for andhra pradesh students for general category will be around 164. You have 157, so it seems you have low chances for getting qualified for satge2 . For more information visit this link https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-andhra-pradesh-cutoff

Hope it helps

1 View

ntse stage 1 ke liye 200 marks me pass marks kitna chahiye

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019


For obc in Jharkhand, according to our experts the cutoff will be in range of 130-145. So, you need this marks to clear stage -I. For more information visit this link https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-jharkhand-cutoff

Hope it answered your querry

1 View

what is the pass marks of 2019 class 10 stage 1 in jharkhand from obc

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019


To clear NTSE for obc obc Jharkhand,  according to our experts, you need the marks around 130-145 for qualifying the stage I. For more detail visit this link https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-jharkhand-cutoff

Hope it helps you

1 View

sir I have got 137 marks in ntse stage 1 bihar .could I be selected

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 20th Nov, 2019


According to our experts, they have predicted that this year the cutoff for NTSE stage I for general category in bihar will be around 150-160. So, it seems that you have very low chances.

For detail check this link https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-bihar-cutoff

Hope it helps

The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books