NTSE Punjab Question Papers 2020
Updated on Nov 8, 2019 - 2:43 p.m. IST by Maniprabha.singh

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.

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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.

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Ruchika Chauhan Expert 22nd Jan, 2020


NTSE AP result will be declared in the third week of February 2020 by The Directorate of Government Examinations. Result will be available in the form of a merit list which comprises basic details and marks details of shortlisted students.

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Khushi 20th Jan, 2020


NTSE cut off 2020 stage 1 is the important factor that decides which students to be selected for stage 2 exam


Click on this link to find about cutoffs of this year.

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When is the fixed date(mentioned that fourth week of January) to announce the NTSE result for Tamil Nadu 2019-2020 stage1?

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 22nd Jan, 2020
Result date of NTSE state one tamilnadu is 4th week of January there is not any fixed date announced officially this is a probable date for having accurate date firstly you need to wait till the probable date then after you will have to be updated on the official website of NTSE result.
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Arya 17th Jan, 2020

Hi Khushboo,

The result of the NTSE Uttarakhand 2020 Stage-! results are expected to be declared, along with the cutoff for Stage-2, by the UPCERT in the last week of February, 2020. You can check the result here:

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Manisha Gupta Expert 17th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

You can check NTSE syllabus to go through with the given below link.


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