NTSE Sikkim 2020
Dinesh Goyal, 19 Aug 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Sikkim 2020 - The application forms for NTSE Sikkim Stage 1 have been issued online, on sikkimhrdd.org. Before applying, students must check complete eligibility criteria. The application process is completed in offline mode through schools. The last date to submit the NTSE Sikkim 2020 application forms is September 10, 2019. SCERT will conduct the NTSE stage 1 exam in Sikkim state on November 3, 2019. The admit card for NTSE Sikkim stage 1 exam will be released from October 17, 2019 through schools. Students must prepare strategically to crack Sikkim NTSE exam. NTSE stage 1 and stage 2 exam is held in offline mode, so students can use the answer key to estimate their probable scores. Sikkim NTSE stage 1 result will be announced last week of February 2020 along with cutoff marks. Read further to know more about NTSE Sikkim 2020, application form, dates, Syllabus, Result as well as cutoff and scholarships etc.

Around 50 students will be selected for NTSE 2020 stage 2 exam which will be held on May 10, 2020. Finally selected students will be able to get scholarships.

Click here to download NTSE Sikkim 2020 Application form

NTSE Sikkim 2020 Important Dates

Knowing NTSE important dates makes students eligible to track all the events related to Sikkim NTSE stage 1 and stage 2 exam. Important dates and are tabulated below:

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Applications start date

August 13, 2019

Application closing date

September 10, 2019

Release of Admit CardOctober 17, 2019

NTSE stage 1 Sikkim exam date

November 3, 2019

NTSE Sikkim Cutoff & Result date

Last week of February 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Admit card date

April 2020

NTSE stage 2 exam date

May 10, 2020

Final NTSE Result date

September 2020

NTSE Sikkim 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Students wishing to appear for stage 1 exam must know the details NTSE eligibility criteria. The authority can reject any application if a student is found ineligible. Eligibility criteria are explained below to appear for Sikkim NTSE stage 1:

  • Must be passed class 9 with requisite marks.

  • Must be studying in class 10 in a recognized school in state.

  • Students studying under Open and Distance Learning are also eligible for this exam. He/she should appearing in class 10 for first time and age should be less than 18 years.

Also, check National Scholarship Portal, to know about other scholarships.

NTSE Sikkim 2020 Application Form

Registration forms for stage 1 exam are released in offline mode. Student can fill the following steps to fill NTSE application form:

  • First of all, contact respective school authority and collect application form.

  • Read all the details mentioned on form and fill all fields carefully with accurate details to avoid rejections of application form.

  • Attach required documents and paste recent passport size photograph.

  • Submit completely filled form to respective school authority.

  • Then they will attest the form and send to examination centers.

NTSE Sikkim 2020 Admit card

After allotment of roll numbers, Admit cards for stage 1 exam are sent to exam Superintendent. These admit cards are provided in Offline mode through schools. Students can collect NTSE admit cards a week before NTSE stage 1 Sikkim exam. Admit card or hall ticket is mandatory to carry to exam hall. No student is allowed to enter without it.

NTSE Sikkim Syllabus 2020

  • Syllabus is same for both stages of the exam. Student must know NTSE 2020 syllabus before start preparing for stage 1 exam.

  • There will be two papers only: MAT and SAT.

  • MAT comprises of reasoning part and SAT section consists of the questions from Mathematics, Science and Social Science subject.

  • It’s syllabus depends on class 9 and class 10 syllabus of state board and CBSE board.

NTSE Sikkim Exam Pattern 2020

NCERT has prescribed the exam pattern for stage 1 and stage 2 exam which is followed by SCERT while preparing question paper. There is no negative marking. Candidates must know NTSE exam pattern as given below to prepare well.


Number of questions

Time duration



120 minutes



120 minutes



240 minutes

NTSE Sikkim 2020 Preparation Tips and Tricks

Students preparing for stage 1 exam can check following NTSE preparation tips to ace the exams:

  • Go through the syllabus and exam pattern and prepare a study time table including the time for hobbies and interests.

  • Understand the basics and grasp the concepts to keep thing remember.

  • Prepare notes and highlight the important points in book to revise entire syllabus in short.

  • Solve previous year question papers and NTSE Sample papers

  • Do not be panic and exercise regularly to Keep mind fresh.

The aforementioned tips are compiled from NTSE Topper Interview. For more details, students can check full interview using the link.

NTSE Sikkim Question Papers 2020

Practicing is the main part of preparation for any exam. So, students must go through NTSE question papers to practise with types of questions asked in exam. They will also be able to analyze their preparation level by practising with it. They can identify their shortcomings and work on to improve them.

NTSE Sikkim Reservation system







OBC (Non-creamy Layer)


Physically Handicapped


NTSE Sikkim Cutoff 2020

SCERT releases the cutoff marks for stage 1 exam in the last week of February 2020. These are the necessary marks to achieve to get selected for the next stage. NTSE Sikkim Cutoff marks are released for all categories along with result. Merit list is prepared on the basis of these marks. Before result, students can use NTSE answer key to know their probable scores and math it with cutoff marks to know the chances of selection.

NTSE Sikkim Result 2020

SCERT, Sikkim will declare stage 1 result for Sikkim state in by the end of February 2020. NTSE Sikkim result will be released in online mode through official website. Students can download merit list of selected students who will go for stage 2 exam. This list mentions roll number, name, father’s name and school of a shortlisted students.

NTSE 2020 Scholarships

After NTSE Stage 2 result, meritorious students will get scholarships. Scholarship amount is same for all category candidates which is varied at different levels of study. Rates of NTSE Scholarships are given in the table:

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Class 11 and 12

Rs. 1,250 per month


Rs. 2,000 per month


As per UGC norms.

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what will expected cutoff of hp ntse stage 1 and what can be date for release of result of this stage in hp

thomas joy 21st Nov, 2019
Hi Samur,
The expected cut off for NTSE 2020 for Himachal Pradesh is 125 -135 for general category and 90 - 100 for OBC. Last year it was 128 for general category and 89 for OBC. SCERT conducts exam for HP.
The result of NTSE will be published in February 2020 and second stage exam will take place on May 10, 2020, and the result will be out by September 2020.

my NTSE expected marks is 165 in Jharkhand, can I will qualify for stage 2 , 2019-2020

Komal Dayanand Gardi 21st Nov, 2019
Hello Abhinav,  Good Afternoon,
As you mentioned,  Your marks are good enough to get selected for next stage.  Because as per the previous year cut offs,  for general category expected cut off marks is 130+
And your score is good enough than this.
I hope it will help you.

i will score 177 marks in ntse stage 1 in punjab . will i be elligible for stage 2

Komal Dayanand Gardi 21st Nov, 2019
Hello Tanish,  Good morning.
Scoring 170+ marks In NTSE is really good thing.  Final results of NTSE stage 1 is not released yet,  But you can predict your chance of selection based on expected cut off marks.  As per these,  The expected cut off for general category is 130-140+ .
So as per this marks,  You will definitely got selected for next stage of NTSE.
So be prepared for stage 2.
Good luck for your next exam.
I hope it will help you more.

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

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