NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2020
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 - 9:31 a.m. IST by Dinesh Goyal

NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2020: Exam Regulatory Authority, Uttar Pradesh has conducted stage 1 exam on November 3, 2019. The answer key of NTSE UP 2020 has been released by leading coaching institutes. Students can download them to know their probable score. NTSE UP 2020 application forms were released on August 28, 2019 on the official website. Class 10 students fulfilling the NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2020 eligibility criteria could submit the application form before September 30, 2019. NTSE Uttar Pradesh Admit Cards 2020 for stage 1 exam was released through respective exam centres. Students could collect their NTSE UP admit cards from the Chief Superintendent of respective exam centre. Students will come to know about their selection for stage 2 NTSE exam after the declaration of result. NCERT will conduct stage 2 exam on May 10, 2019 and finally selected candidates will be able to avail the scholarship. Read further, for more details about stage 1 NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2020, dates, application form, result, cutoff, etc.

Latest: NTSE UP Answer Key 2020 released for stage 1 exam.

NTSE UP 2020 exam dates

First of all, students should students go through NTSE important dates to know the overview and dates related to the exam. They should keep the following dated in mind while planning their study for NTSE 2020.



Application form releasing date

August 28, 2019

Application concludes

September 30, 2019

Admit cards

Third week of October 2019

NTSE Stage 1 Uttar Pradesh exam

November 3, 2019

NTSE stage 1 answer key

Second week of November 2019

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Result & Cutoff

Last week of February 2020

NTSE admit card for stage 2

April 2020

NTSE Stage 2 exam

May 10, 2020

NTSE Uttar Pradesh question paper 2020

Practising is a crucial step for each and every exam. So a candidate appearing for NTSE stage 1 UP exam must practise with the question papers and NTSE sample papers. It will make them familiar with the types of questions and the number of questions asked in exam. Students can download NTSE previous years MAT and SAT questions using the link given above.

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NTSE Uttar Pradesh Answer Key 2020

  • Exam Regulatory authority releases the official answer key of NTSE UP which consist of right answers to all the questions asked in NTSE stage 1 UP exam.

  • Students should match their answers with the answers mentioned in the NTSE answer key.

  • In such a way, they will be able to estimate their probable score before the declaration of result.

  • Match this score with NTSE cutoff marks to know the chances of selection for stage 2 exam

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Reservation system



Scheduled caste


Scheduled tribes


Physically handicapped


Other Backward Classes (OBC)


NTSE Uttar Pradesh Cutoff

NCERT prescribed the qualifying marks for stage 1 and stage 2 exam which is 40% and 32% of marks in each exam for General and reserved category candidates respectively. Selection for stage 2 depends on cutoff marks which is released by authority in the last week of February 2020. NTSE UP 2019 cutoff marks are given in the table below, students can check the detailed cutoff marks using the link given above along with number of selected candidates.


Overall cutoff marks









NTSE Uttar Pradesh Result 2020

After the exam, students will look eagerly for NTSE stage 1 UP result. The authority will release result in the last week of February 2019. Students will be able to view their NTSE result on the official website in the form of merit list. This merit list will mention Selected students basic details along with marks details. These candidates will go for stage 2 exam conducted by NCERT.

NTSE Scholarships

Around 2000 candidates will be selected for stage 2 exam. Finally selected students after NTSE stage 2 result will avail scholarships. Scholarship rates are given below:

Education level

Scholarship Amount

Classes 11th to 12th

Rs. 1,250 per month


Rs. 2,000 per month


Rs. 2,000 per month


As per UGC norms.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh 2020 Admit card

  • The admit card/ hall ticket of NTSE UP stage 1 exam was made available in offline mode.
  • Students had to collect their NTSE admit card from Chief Superintendent on the examination centre.
  • The releasing date of NTSE Uttar Pradesh admit card was not provided in official notification but students could contact respective exam centre to know about their NTSE UP hall ticket. The exam centre list is shown in the following image.
  • NTSE UP admit card 2020 is mandatory to carry to the exam hall as no student is allowed to enter without hall ticket.
  • Any calculator, mathematical and physical table or any other material is not allowed to carry in the exam hall.

NTSE UP Exam Centre List

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Eligibility Criteria 2020

Students will have to fulfil the following NTSE eligibility criteria to apply for stage 1 exam:

  • A student must be passed class 9 exams and scored 55% marks in aggregate and SC/ST can apply with 44% marks in 9th.

  • A student must be studying in class 10 during the academic year 2019-20.

  • Open or distance learning students can also apply for the exam.

  • Student’s age should be less than 18 years, and should not be employed.

NTSE Uttar Pradesh Application Form 2020

The authority provides the application forms in online mode and offline mode through the examination centres. Students need to fill the application form properly and attach all the required documents. They will have to submit the NTSE 2020 application from before the last date. A step by step process to fill the NTSE UP application form is given below:

  • Collect the application form from the respective examination centre or download NTSE UP application form using the link given above.

  • Fill all the details in the form and paste a passport size photograph at a specified place.

  • Attach other documents as required such as SC/ST/OBC students need to attach a copy of their caste certificate and PH students will have to attach their disability certificate.

  • In the next, they will have to pay the examination fee through bank and attach this bank pay slip along with the form.

  • After this, submit the application form to the respective exam centres.

NTSE UP Application fee: The authority prescribed the examination fee of Rs. 50/- for general category, and Rs. 30/- for reserved categories, which is mandatory to be paid.
Click here to apply for NTSE UP application form.

NTSE 2020 Syllabus

  • Students applying for NTSE UP must know the syllabus to be aware about what to prepare for.

  • There is no prescribed syllabus for NTSE but this exam is divided into two sections: MAT and SAT. Questions are asked based on the 9th and 10th class UP board syllabus and CBSE curriculum.

  • MAT section consists of verbal and non-verbal reasoning. Questions will be asked from Analogy, Series, Classification, Water images, Embedded figure and other topics

  • SAT sections is prepared on the basis of class 10 and 9 syllabus of Science, Maths and Social Science subjects.

  • Get detailed topic-wise syllabus using the link given above and NTSE Syllabus overview is provided below:

Mental Ability Test

Series - Inserting the Missing Character Blood Relations Alphabet Test Averages Speed, Distance & Time Arithmetic Reasoning Coding Decoding Direction Sense Test Time & Work.

Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test - Clock Data Sufficiency Equation, Ratio, Proportion & Variation Calendar Logical Venn Diagram Syllogism Counting number of Figures Input Output Statement , Assumption & Conclusion

Puzzles - Data Interpretation Basics of Number System Figure Series, Analogy & Classification Paper Folding, Unfolding, Cutting & Dot Situation Mirror & Water Images Figure Matrix.

Classification - Analogy Percentages Profit, Loss & Discount Allegations or Mixtures Simple and Compound Interest Cubes and Dice Fundamental Principle of Counting; Data Inequality.

Scholastic Ability Test

Physics - Current Electricity Motion Magnetic Effects of Current Sources of Energy Laws of motion Light, Reflection & Refraction Work, Energy & Power Eye Gravitation Fluid Waves and Sound.

Chemistry - Chemical Reactions & Equations Acids, Base & Salts Is Matter Around Us Pure? Metals & Non Metals Alkaline Earth Metals Atoms & Molecules and Mole Concept. Carbon & Its Compound; Structure of Atom Matter in our surroundings Periodic properties

Biology - Nutrition Respiration Transportation Excretion Cell Improvement in Food Resources Tissue Control & Coordination DLO Natural Resources Reproduction in Plants and Animals Heredity and Evolution Environment Diseases

Mathematics - Number System, Real Numbers Polynomials, Factor & Remainder Theorem Surds, Indices & Exponents. Triangles Quadrilaterals Area of Parallelograms and Triangles Heron’s Formula Linear Equations in Two Variables Quadratic Equations Arithmetic Progression Trigonometry Application of Trigonometry Circles Areas related to Circles Surface Area and Volume Probability Statistics Co-ordinate geometry

Social Sciences -

History - The French Revolution Russian Revolution Nazism and the Rise of Hitler Forest Society and Colonialism The Making of the Global World Age of Industrialization Print Culture and the Modern World Novels, Society and History Resources and Development; Natural Vegetation Water Resource Pastoralists in the Modern World Clothing: A Social History Work, Life and Leisure The Story of Cricket

Geography - India, Size and Location Physical Features of India Drainage. Political Science Democracy in the Contemporary World What is Democracy Why Democracy? Resources and Development Natural Vegetation Water Resources Climate Mineral and Energy Resources; Agriculture Population Manufacturing IndustriesEconomics -

Story of Village Palampur People as Resource Development Sectors of the Indian Economy Poverty as a Challenge facing India Money and Credit Consumer Rights Globalization and the Indian Economy Food Security

NTSE Stage 1 Exam Pattern

  • NCERT designed the pattern of stage 1 and stage 2 exam. Student go through NTSE UP exam pattern to get an overview of the exam so that they can devise a strategy to ace the exam.

  • Stage 1 NTSE UP 2020 exam will consist of 200 questions which will carry 200 questions.

  • Students will have a total of 240 minutes to solve these questions.

  • There will be no marking scheme and 1 mark will be added for each correct answer


Mental Ability Test (MAT)

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Number of questions

100 questions


Mathematics- 20

Social Science - 40





120 minutes

120 minutes

How to prepare for NTSE UP stage 1?

  • After knowing the syllabus and exam pattern, students need to make a study time table for their studies including time for their hobbies and interests.

  • They will have to manage their preparation along with their regular classes. For SAT section, candidates can prepare through their regular studies as syllabus for both is almost the same. For MAT section, they should grasp the concepts from their mentors or teachers.

  • Clear each doubt to keep the concepts remember and make notes on important topics to revise the entire syllabus in short.

  • Then they should practise with NTSE question papers to analyze their preparation level. In this way, they will come to know about their shortcomings and they can improve them with more preparation.

  • Do light exercise and take proper rest to keep the mind fresh.

  • Go through NTSE exam analysis to know about the subject-wise, section-wise analysis of the previous year.

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when would come keralas ntse result????

anurag khanna 29th Feb, 2020

Hi Sahana,

Result for NTSE Kerala stage-1 is scheduled to be declared in the second week of February. SCERT (State Council of Educational Research and Training) has released the merit list of candidates who are qualified for stage-2.

You can check out that merit list by clicking on given link :

Link :- Merit list of NTSE Kerala 2020 (http://www.scert.kerala.gov.in/images/2020/ntse%20stage%201%20result%20on%20web%202019-20.pdf)

For more details about NTSE Kerala you can go through this article .

Hope this helps you.

Good Luck!!


ntse result of kerala??plsss say the exact date

Prakarsh Kaushik 28th Feb, 2020


The National Talent Search Examination ( NTSE ) is a National Level scholarship program in India to identify and nurture talented students. It honours and helps talented students by providing financial assistance in the form of a monthly scholarship for the entire Academic Career.

The result of NTSE Kerala 2020 will be declared  by end of February or first week of March 2020. Students will be able to check NTSE Kerala result 2020 from the official website by clicking at this link - http://scert.kerala.gov.in/

Click at this link to know more about NTSE Kerala- https://school.careers360.com/articles/ntse-kerala-result

Hope this was helpful.

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ntse result of kerala have been published

AYAN MULLA 28th Feb, 2020

The NTSE result of kerala was supposed to published during the second week of february but it wasn't.
its not the case of your satte alone there are many other states whose result are still pending.
Ill attach a link here where you can find the cutoffs of all the states and ill even provide a link of expected marks in terms of previous year analysis.


i am chack my ntse result my sheet no.is 39207107047

Manisha Gupta Expert 28th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Kindly mention here the state, You are asking about NTSE result so that I can provide you the information related result.

Good Luck!


where can i check ntse madhya Pradesh result 2020 stage 1

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 28th Feb, 2020


NTSE Madhya  Pradesh results will be declared by Rajya Shiksha Kendra in pdf format mentioning the personal details  such as name, roll number etc and exam related details such as total marks, SAT and MAT scores. The tentative date for announcement of result is March'2020.

You can stay updated at the official website at mponline.gov.in

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