NTSE Rajasthan 2020
Updated on Nov 3, 2019 - 5:43 p.m. IST by Maniprabha.singh

NTSE Rajasthan 2020- Rajasthan Board has released the NTSE stage 1 answer key on November 3, 2019 by coaching institutes. NTSE Rajasthan 2019- 20 (Stage I) conducted for Class 10 students on November 3, 2019. Rajasthan board will release the official answer key in the last week of November 2019. NTSE Rajasthan 2020 result will be released in January 2020. Students who qualify the Rajasthan NTSE 2020 will be eligible for stage 2 exam. NTSE Stage 2 will be held on May 10, 2020. The admit card for the same was released in April 2020. National Talent Search Examination 2020 is a two-stage scholarship exam. Stage 1 is conducted at state-level and Stage 2 is conducted at the national level. NTSE 2020 contains two sections that are the Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
Latest- NTSE Rajasthan 2019-20 Answer Key Released on November 3, 2019. Also, check RBSE 10th Result 2020.
Students can collect their NTSE Rajasthan admit cards 2020 from respective schools. Stage 1 NTSE Rajasthan admit card are provided for the students who have submitted application form between August 30 and September 19, 2019. The application forms were accepted on rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in through respective schools. Class 10th students could apply for the NTSE Rajasthan exam by submitting an application fee of Rs. 300/- (Rs. 200/- for SC/ST). Only Stage 1 qualifiers will be able to appear in the NTSE (Stage 2), to be held on May 10, 2020 by NCERT. Read the article to know complete details of NTSE Rajasthan 2020 dates, eligibility, application, pattern and more.

NTSE Rajasthan 2020 Highlights

Name of the Examination

National Talent Search Examination


NTSE Rajasthan (Stage 1)

Conducted By

Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan

Eligibility Criteria

Students who have qualified Class 9 with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST)

Mode of Examination

Pen and Paper

Medium of Examination

Hindi or English

Rajasthan NTSE 2020 Important Dates

Below check the tentative NTSE 2020 exam dates. The final dates will be released along with the official notification. All the dates will be created on the basis of last year’s schedule.

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Rajasthan NTSE Dates

Start of Application Process

August 30, 2019

Last date to submit forms (without late fee)

September 19, 2019

Deadline to submit NTSE Rajasthan forms (with late fee)

September 26, 2019

Last Date to Pay Fee through Challan (without late fee)September 23, 2019
Last Date to Pay Fee through Challan (with late fee)September 30, 2019

Release of the Admit Card Online

October 22, 2019

NTSE Rajasthan 2020 Exam Date

November 3, 2019

Declaration of Rajasthan NTSE Result

2nd week of January 2020

NTSE Rajasthan cutoff release date

2nd week of January 2020

Release of NTSE Rajasthan result (revised)

2nd week of April 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Exam Date

May 10, 2020

Release of Stage II answer keysLast week of May 2020
Stage 2 Result DateSeptember 2020

NTSE Rajasthan 2020 Answer Key

Unofficial Rajasthan NTSE 2020 answer key released online. The official Answer Key of NTSE Rajasthan has been published by the Secondary Board of Education, Rajasthan on their official website. Rajasthan NTSE 2020 answer key carries the correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Candidates can use this answer key to compare their answers with the correct ones and calculate their probable score.

Also read, How to Prepare for NTSE 2020

NTSE Rajasthan Result 2020

The stage 1 result along with the cut off marks for Rajasthan NTSE will be released in the month of January 2020. The NTSE result will be released in a pdf format containing the name and marks of shortlisted candidates. Students who appeared for NTSE Rajasthan can check the result by searching their names on the merit list. Only qualified candidates will be able to appear in NTSE Stage 2 exam, to be held on May 10, 2020. The final NTSE stage 2 result will be published in September 2020 on the official website of NCERT.

NTSE Rajasthan Cut off 2020

NTSE Cut off marks are the minimum marks that students should attain in the exam. NTSE 2020 cut off is different for stage 1 & stage 2. Below is the NTSE Stage 1 Cut off of previous year-

NTSE Rajasthan Qualifying Marks

  • For General/ OBC Category- Minimum 40%
  • For SC/ST Category- Minimum 32%

NTSE Rajasthan 2018-19 (Category-wise)


Cutoff Marks









NTSE Scholarship 2020

After qualifying the NTSE Stage 2 exam with minimum marks, students will receive the given scholarship amount-

Education Level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11th to 12th

Rs. 1,250




Rs. 2,000


As per UGC norm

NTSE Rajasthan 2019-20 Reservation Criteria

The reservation criteria for NTSE stage 1 Rajasthan is as follows:


Reservation Criteria

Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Physically Handicapped



26.5% of 1000

NTSE Rajasthan 2020 Admit Card

The stage 1 NTSE 2020 admit card has been issued by the Board on October 22, 2019 for school login only. Students can collect the Rajasthan NTSE 2020 admit card from their respective schools. NTSE Rajasthan admit card will reveal the student's personal details, exam details and exam centre details. Also, the Rajasthan NTSE stage 1 admit card is treated as ID proof of applicants. Without the NTSE Rajasthan admit card, no student will be allowed to enter into the examination hall so do not forget to carry the same on the exam day.

NTSE Rajasthan Exam Centre

The board will conduct the examination at its all-district Headquarters.

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NTSE Rajasthan 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Only students who satisfy the NTSE eligibility criteria will be able to apply for Rajasthan NTSE 2020. Below are the eligibility tems-

  • Students studying in Class X who secured an aggregate of 55% marks in their Class IX having English, Hindi, Science, Social Science and Sanskrit or third language subjects.

  • The minimum marks for reserved category students is 50% marks.

  • Only regular students can submit the NTSE Rajasthan Stage 1 Applications.

NTSE Rajasthan 2020 Application Form

Students will be able to access the NTSE 2020 application form for Rajasthan on its official website rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in. Schools affiliated to the Rajasthan board can apply online. However, students can directly download the NTSE Rajasthan application forms pdf from the official website and send the filled form and fee payment receipt to the Head/Principal of the institute. Students are advised to fill the correct and valid details in the Rajasthan NTSE applications. Any misleading information may lead to the cancellation of the forms. Below are the NTSE application fee details-

To apply for other pre-matric and post-matric scholarships, check National Scholarship Portal

Rajasthan NTSE 2020 Application Fee

Students have to pay the application fee through online net banking by ICICI bank or submit through online generated challan form at the Baroda Grameen bank before the last date.


Without Late Fee

With Late Fee


Rs. 300/-

Rs. 350/-


Rs. 200/-

Rs. 250/-

NTSE Rajasthan 2020 Application for Stage II

Students who qualify the stage 1 will be eligible to appear for stage 2. There is no separate application process for stage 2 examination. NCERT will set one or two exam centre for a state.

NTSE Rajasthan Notification 2019-20 is shown below. Click Here to Download as pdf.


Rajasthan NTSE 2020 Exam Pattern (Stage 1 & 2)

Below are the NTSE 2020 Exam Pattern highlights that students should keep in mind while preparing for the NTSE Stage 1 examination-

  • In both the stages of the exam, the question paper is divided into 2 sections - MAT & SAT.
  • There would be no negative marking.
  • Each question carries 01 mark.
  • The test medium will be English & Hindi.

NTSE Rajasthan Exam Pattern for Stage 1 & 2


Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration (Minutes)





SAT- Maths, Science and Social Science




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Rajasthan NTSE Syllabus 2020 (Stage 1 & 2)

To qualify the NTSE Stage 1 Rajasthan exam, students must have complete details of NTSE Syllabus 2020. The board doesn’t prescribe any specific syllabus for NTSE. However, as per the last year question paper, the topics were asked from the Rajasthan Board 10th Syllabus & Class 9th syllabus-

NTSE Rajasthan Syllabus (Stage 1 & 2)



Important Topics

Mental Ability Test

Verbal Reasoning test:

Alphabet Test, Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Arithmetic Reasoning Test, Blood Relations, Classification, Coding-decoding, Direction Sense Test, Inserting a missing character, logical sequencing of words, Logical Venn Diagram, Mathematical Operations, Clocks, Puzzle test, Series completion Test, Tests, Verification of truth of the statements.

Non-verbal Reasoning:

Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Classification, Dot fixing situation, Embedded Figure, folding paper cutting, Incomplete figures, Mirror images, Problems on cubes and dice, series, Transparent paper folding, Water images.

Scholastic Ability Test


Algebra, Arithmetic progression, basic geometry, coordinated geometry, direct and inverse variation, linear equation, number system, probability, simple and compound interest, roots, triangle and trigonometry, statistics, surface area and volume.


Acid, bases and salts, air, carbon and its compounds, fibers and plastics, food production and management, light, magnetism and electricity, measurement, metals and non-metals, periodic classification of elements, physical and chemical changes, source of energy.

Social Sciences

Culture, science and literature, early medieval periods, Indus valley civilization, Introduction of ancient Indian History, Jainism, Buddhism, medieval architecture and culture, national movement, popular movements and social reforms, revolt of 1857, The Mauryas, Mughal Empire, Vedic period.

Democracy, Diversity and livelihood, Economic presence of the government, India and its neighbouring countries, state government, judiciary, UN and other International Agencies, Union government.

Agriculture, Atmosphere, industries, internal structure of earth and rocks, major domains and landforms, maps and globe, motion of the earth, natural vegetation, solar system

NTSE Rajasthan 2020 Questions Papers

  • Solving the previous year's papers is an effective way to know the NTSE pattern, syllabus and marking scheme of the stage 1 exam.

  • The question papers have two sections that are MAT (Mental Ability Test) and SAT (Scholastic Ability Test). Both sections are equally important to qualify the Rajasthan NTSE.

  • Solving NTSE previous years question papers help students to check their academic ability. Along side, try to solve these question papers in speculated time to increase the problem-solving speed.

  • These question papers can also be treated as NTSE 2020 Sample Papers.

Liaison Officer Details-

The applicants are requested to refer/consult state liaison officer for the test. Rajasthan’s liaisons officer is Mr. Rajendra Kumar Saxena, Assistance Director- Exams of Board of Secondary Education, Ajmer, Rajasthan-305001

Contact No: Fax- 0145-2632877


Email id- secy-boser-rj@nic.in

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Rajasthan 2020

Question: Where to contact for more details on NTSE Rajasthan 2019-20 exam?


Students can send an email to the ID ntse.bser@gmail.com for more details of the NTSE Rajasthan stage 1 exam.

Question: I belongs to OBC category in Rajasthan. Can I apply for the exam?


Yes, you can apply for the exam but to receive the scholarship your category should be listed in the central OBC list to get the OBC reservation otherwise you will be treated as a General candidate.

Question: Can I submit the hard copy of the NTSE application form?


To send the hard copy of the NTSE Rajasthan application form, you need to first apply online through the website rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in. The hard copy without the online application will not be submitted.

Question: How to pay the fee?


Students can pay the application fee either through online mode or by offline mode.

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Meghna, while the provisional result for NTSE stage 1 for Gujarat has already been released by SCERT Gujarat along with the answer key on 8 November, the final result is scheduled to be released in January 2020 on their official website: http://sebexam.org/

The final result will be in the form of a PDF containing the roll number, name, MAT and SAT scores of the students who have qualified for stage 2. You can search the list with your name or roll number to check if you have qualified or not.

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Neeta, while the provisional result for NTSE stage 1 for Gujarat has already been released by SCERT Gujarat along with the answer key on 8 November, the final result is scheduled to be released in January 2020 on their official website: http://sebexam.org/

The final result will be in the form of a PDF containing the roll number, name, MAT and SAT scores of the students who have qualified for stage 2. You can search the list with your name or roll number to check if you have qualified or not.

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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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