NTSE Stage 2 Result 2020 - NCERT will announce stage 2 NTSE result in the second week of August 2020, ncert.nic.in. NTSE stage 2 result will be provided in the form of provisional result which can be accessed from the official website by entering the required credentials. The result will be released for the exam to be held on May 10, 2020. NTSE stage II result comprises student’s personal details and marks details along with their OMR response sheet of NTSE exam. Students can verify their NTSE stage 2 result 2020 using their response sheet and answer key. They are required to report for any kind of discrepancy before the last date. Then, NCERT declares the final result of the National Talent Search Examination in the form of category-wise merit lists. Stage 2 cutoff marks will also be released along with NTSE stage 2 result 2020. Go through the entire article to know more about stage 2 NTSE result 2020, cutoff, what after result, scholarship, etc.


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NTSE Stage 2 Result 2020 Dates

Students can check the following table to track all the events pertaining to NTSE stage 2 exam and result.



NTSE Stage 2 exam

May 10, 2019

Final Answer Key

Third week of May 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Result 2020

Second week of August 2020

Stage 2 NTSE Final Result Date

Last week of August 2020

How to Check NTSE Stage 2 Result 2020?

Stage 2 NTSE result can be checked in online mode by following the given steps:

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Steps to check NTSE Result Stage 2

Step 1: First of all, browse the official website: ncert.nic.in and it will open a home page of the NCERT website.

Step 2: Click on the link that says “NTSE stage 2 provisional result” then click on “check NTSE stage 2 SAT & MAT scores”.

Step 3: Enter roll number, date of birth and security code in the specified fields

Step 4: Click on the “Submit” button.

Steps 5: NTSE stage 2 result 2020 will appear on the screen. Take a printout or screenshot.

Steps 6: Student’s OMR response sheet of MAT and SAT can be accessed by using the respective link given on the scorecard.

NTSE stage 2 result window will look like as shown in the following image:


How to report Discrepancy in NTSE Stage 2 Result 2020?

  • NCERT provides this provisional result to facilitate students to verify their marks with NTSE answer key.

  • If any student finds any kind of inconsistency in his/her NTSE stage 2 result 2020, then he/she will be able to report for the same.

  • For this, a student will have to send a mail to ntsexam.ncert@gov.in before the last date.

  • After the stipulated time, no student will be able to report for the discrepancy in NTSE result stage 2.

Details mentioned in NTSE Stage 2 Result 2020

The following details will be provided through the NTSE stage II result. Students should ensure the accuracy of their personal details in the NTSE result.

  • Roll number

  • Mother’s name

  • Father’s name

  • Category

  • Disability Status

  • Maximum marks of SAT and MAT

  • Obtained marks in SAT and MAT

  • Total marks

NTSE Stage 2 result will look like as shown below:


NTSE Stage 2 Merit List 2020

NTSE Final result is declared in the form of category-wise merit lists after reviewing all the discrepancies reported. Students can access merit lists of NTSE stage 2 result from the official website. The direct links to download the same will be provided in the following table as soon as released:

NTSE Final Merit List


NTSE Stage 2 Result Links


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NTSE Stage 2 Cutoff Marks

The cutoff marks will also be released by NCERT along with final NTSE stage 2 result 2020. Category-wise NTSE cutoff is provided through the official website in the form of a pdf file. These are the minimum marks that are required to score to get selected in stage 2 NTSE result. The following table illustrates the previous year’s cutoff marks, students can check the same for reference. The table will be updated as soon as NTSE Stage 2 result 2020 is announced.

Previous Years NTSE Stage 2 Cutoff Marks

CategoryNTSE 2019 CutoffNTSE 2018 Cutoff
OBC PH-190-
SC PH-18771
General PH-169111

What after NTSE Stage 2 Result 2020?

  • Selected candidates have to open a joint account with their parents and send the details to NCERT for further process.

  • Selected OBC candidates of Non-Creamy layer have to submit their category certificate.

  • Selected candidates under SC/ST/PH category and marked with ‘*’ or ‘#’ in NTSE stage 2 result are also required to submit their certificate.

  • The documents to be submitted through post only to Section Officer (NTS-I).

  • The format for submission of OBC Certificate is given in the following image:


NTSE Scholarship 2020

NCERT will provide A total of 2000 scholarships to the finally selected students of NTSE stage 2 result 2020. The scholarship will be provided on the basis of the following rates:

  • Rs 1250/- per month for Class 11 and 12.

  • Rs 2000/- per month for UG & PG Courses.

  • For Ph.D courses, the scholarship amount will be awarded as per UGC norms.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NTSE Stage 2 Result 2020

Question: What is the meaning of ‘*’ in the NTSE stage 2 result 2020?


In NTSE final merit list, ‘*’ indicates that the candidate is selected provisionally. The candidate will have to submit the required documents for verification.

Question: What is the passing marks for NTSE Stage II?


Students have to obtain a minimum of 40% marks (32% for SC/ST) to pass the NTSE stage 2  exams.

Question: Is there any other round after NTSE Stage II?


Students who have qualified stage II will be called for Interviews and document verification, to be conducted by NCERT. The dates for the next round will be released along with the stage 2 released.

Question: My name is mentioned wrong in stage 2 NTSE result, what should I do?


If any of the details mentioned wrong on NTSE stage 2 result, then you should contact officials to rectify the details. You can also apply for the discrepancy in result by sending a mail to a specified Email-ID address.

Question: Where can I check state-wise NTSE stage II result?


NCERT declares NTSE stage 2 result for all the states. The result is provided in the form of a national-level merit list. No state-level NTSE merit list is provided, so you can not check the state-wise result.

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Do the NTSE 2020-2021 Postpones this time ?

divya prakash 2nd Apr, 2020
Yes iam ready to accept your conditions and agree to continue the exam


Pankhuri Kumari 2nd Apr, 2020
Hii Abhinay!
The NTSE stage 1, was already conducted in the months of November- December, 2019 in different states. The results are being declared by different states. The stage 2 for NTSE is scheduled to be on 10 May, 2020. Till now, no official statement has been passed for the postponement of the exam. You must keep an eye on the official website for updates.
Hope this helps.
Good luck!

when could be the NTSE stage 2 exam of so after this pandemic?

Sanjeet Sachdeva Student Expert 1st Apr, 2020

Hey there!

Well, there is nothing such mentioned / announced regarding the delay of NTSE stage 2 national level exam. It will be conducted on 10th May, 2020 (if doesn't extends).

For more updates regarding the exams, stay tuned with the link given below


Thank you.



Megha 31st Mar, 2020

Hello Abhinay !

NTSE paper comprises of 40% of Social science , so it become very important to crack Social with good marks.

For stage 1 , the state board’s textbooks for History & Civics and Geography are important.

And for stage 2 , books of NCERT Class IX & X are important.

Also ,you can see video lectures by Prof. Vipin Joshi like - “The Rise of Nationalism in Europe”, “The French Revolution”, etc.  (They will help you a lot).

Also , there is a channel NTSE Guru , you can subscribe to that . The video lectures were completely understandable. Each topic consists of a video tutorial, concept theory, practice sheets, previous year questions & tests.

Hope it helps !



Deepshikha Student Expert 30th Mar, 2020
DGE, Tamilnadu will release the Telangana NTSE question papers on the official website. The question papers will help you understand the pattern of the examination.
You can go through the link given below to find the previous years papers:
Hope this helps you.
Good luck.
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