NTSE Uttarakhand 2020
Palak.budhiraja, 16 Aug 2019, #NTSE

NTSE Uttarakhand 2020- SCERT, Uttarakhand has released the Uttarkhand NTSE application form on scert.uk.gov.in. NTSE Uttarkhand 2020 will be conducted on November 3, 2019 for class 10 students from Uttarakhand state only. Students need to download the NTSE application form online or submit the same till September 4, 2019. Candidates need to pay the application fee of Rs.200/- (Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PH) to the school authorities along with the NTSE Uttarakhand 2020 form. The admit card will be handed over to students by school authorities only. Aspirants who qualify NTSE Exam stage 1 will be eligible for stage II exam.

National Talent Search Examination(NTSE) is a scholarship program conducted annually in two stages i.e. stage 1 and 2. NTSE stage 1 is conducted as a selection round for stage 2. So students who qualify NTSE Uttarakhand will succeed in the final stage of NTSE 2020. NCERT will conduct the stage 2 exam on May 10, 2020. Read further for more on dates, eligibility criteria and so on.

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NTSE Uttarakhand 2020 - At a glance

Let’s have a look at some facts about the NTSE exam in the table below.

Exam Name

National Talent Search Examination, Uttarkhand


NTSE Uttarakhand

Level of the exam

State/ UT

Conducting Body

State Council of Educational Research and Training, Uttarakhand

State/UT Liaison Officer &


Dr. Sunita Bhatt

Assistant Director

State Council of Educational Research and

Training, Rajeev Gandhi Navodaya

Vidyalaya, I.T Campus, Nanurkhera,

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Phone- 0135-2789655, 0135-2789710

Fax- 0135- 2789656

Eligibility Criteria

Studying in class 10

Medium of Exam

English or Hindi

Examination mode

Pen and paper (Offline)

Mode of Application


Frequency of Exam


Official website


Uttarakhand NTSE 2020 - Exam Dates

The important dates comprise the complete schedule for all the events related to the admission process. NTSE 2020 important dates that are given in the table are tentative and it will be updated after the release of official notification.



Application start

August 13, 2019

Application conclude

September 4, 2019

Admit Card Released

Third week of October 2019

NTSE Uttarakhand Exam Stage 1

November 3, 2019

NTSE Uttarakhand Result 2020

Third week of March 2020

Stage II Admit Card Release

April 2020

NTSE Stage-II Exam

May 10, 2020

NTSE Stage 2 Result

September 2020

NTSE Uttarakhand 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria include the percentage required, age and other parameters.

Before applying for exams, candidates must ensure that they meet the NTSE 2020 eligibility given below.

  • A minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PH) in class 9 is a must to be eligible for the exam.

  • Aspirants pursuing class 10 in the current academic year are eligible.

  • Candidates must have studied in government, private or top Schools in Uttrakhand

  • Open Distance Learning candidates are eligible if their age is not above 18 years.

  • Students must hold Indian Nationality.

  • NMMS scholarship holders are also eligible

NTSE Uttarakhand Application Form 2020

Students can apply in both online and offline mode. The NTSE application forms 2020 can be downloaded in PDF format from the official website of SCERT or can be availed from the respective School. Mentioned below are steps which one must follow to fill the application form

How to Apply for NTSE Uttarakhand 2020?

Candidates must follow the steps provided below to successfully apply for NTSE Uttarakhand 2020.

  • Click on the link above or visit the official website i.e scert.uk.gov.in

  • Download and print a copy of the NTSE Uttarakhand application form, and admit card.

  • Enter the required credentials in both forms

  • Two colored passport-sized photos must be attached on both forms

  • Both the photographs should be attested by the School Principal/ Head of Institution.

  • Submit the forms to Head of School along with the fee receipt.

Note: Incorrectly filled the Application form and admit card form will be subject to rejection.

Required Document

Mentioned below are the documents which need to be submitted along with the Application form

For SC, ST, and PH - Copy of caste, reservation, category, and disability certificates. Those who fail to do so must be categorized under the general category.

For OBC Candidates - Other Backward Class applicants require to send a copy of their caste certificate attached with the application. But, their reservation will be applicable only if below-mentioned conditions are met.

  • Only ‘Non-creamy layer’ candidates will be able to avail the reservation. OBC candidates whose certificate mentions ‘Creamy Layer’ will not enjoy any reservation benefits.

  • One must locate and identify their caste/ community in the ‘Central List of OBCs’ by NCBC (National Council of Backward Classes.

Candidates can apply for Pre-Matric scholarship for financial assistance, check National Scholarship Portal

Uttarakhand NTSE 2020 Admit Card

Applicants can collect their NTSE admit card 2020 from their respective school in the third week of October 2019. NTSE 2020 Admit Card is of utmost importance as a student will not be allowed inside the examination hall without verification card.

NTSE UK 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam will constitute of Mental Ability Test and Scholastic Ability Test. NTSE 2020 Exam Pattern is briefly explained below:

  • Language Comprehension Test is no longer part of the Exam.

  • Both tests will have 100 questions each, making it a total of 200 questions.

  • There will be no negative marking, and each question is for 1 mark.

For detailed information on NTSE Uttarakhand 2020 exam pattern, see the table below.

Name of Exam

Number of questions

Question Type

Duration of Time

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

100 questions for 1 mark each

Multiple choice questions, Objective type.

120 minutes.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100 questions for 1 mark each.

  • Science-40

  • Mathematics- 20

  • Social Science - 40

Multiple choice questions, Objective type.

120 minutes

NTSE Uttarakhand 2020 Syllabus

SCERT, Uttarakhand or NCERT do not prescribe a specified NTSE syllabus for stage 1, so students must go through the syllabus to class 9th and CBSE class 10 syllabus. Candidates have to refer to the syllabus prepared by the coaching institutes like Allen, Fitjee. Students must refer NCERT syllabus as it is similar to NTSE Syllabus

Mental Ability Test - Questions which testing the Analytical logical reasoning and problem-solving skills of the students.

Scholastic Ability Test - Factual knowledge in key subjects like Mathematics, Science and Social Science is tested.

How to Prepare for NTSE Uttarakhand 2020?

As suggested by experts and toppers, students must follow the below mentioned NTSE Preparation tips to qualify Stage 1 exam.

  • Prepare a daily study plan and implement it. Divide your time for each topic and prepare accordingly.

  • Go through the syllabus and exam pattern to plan a strategy

  • Refer the Best books for NTSE and using these books highlight the important points as it will be helpful at the time of revision.

  • Practice aids students to memorize the topics. So practice more and succeed.

  • Solve previous year NTSE Question Papers to know the weightage of each topic and this will enable you self scan the level of preparation.

  • Solving NTSE sample papers will help to manage time and make one aware about areas which need to be worked on.

NTSE Uttarakhand 2020 Answer Key

SCERT will release the official NTSE 2020 Uttarakhand answer key in the third week of November 2020. The answer key helps to know the correct answers for questions asked in MAT and SAT test. Leading coaching institutes also release the answer key immediately after the commencement of Exam.

NTSE Uttarakhand Result 2020

SCERT, UK will announce the result on the official website in the third week of March 2020. NTSE Uttarakhand Result 2020 contains marks obtained in SAT, MAT, and overall marks secured by each candidate. The released merit list is in PDF format and it mentions the name of students who are qualified for NTSE stage 2 exam which will be conducted on May 10, 2020.

NTSE Uttarakhand Cutoff 2020

SCERT releases NTSE Uttrakhand 2020 cut off for students from each category (General, SC, ST, PH). The cut off will be released along with the result in the month of March. Students who score equal to or more than the cut-off marks for their category will be qualified for NTSE stage II exam 2020.

NTSE Scholarship 2020

Around 2000 scholarships are awarded to the students all over India which are funded by HRD Ministry, Govt. of India, under NTSE program. NCERT, the national conducting body of NTSE is responsible for the distribution of scholarships as per the norms. Students who qualify NTSE stage II 2020 will be eligible to avail the NTSE 2020 scholarship.


State Council of Educational Research and Training, Uttarakhand

Address- State Council of Educational Research and Training, Rajeev Gandhi Navodaya Vidyalaya, I.T Campus, Nanurkhera

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

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how to apply ntse form for class 10

Devraj choudhary Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019


If you are in class 10 at present in 2019-20 session, than you have lost the chance. The application form was available in month of august or september. The exam will be in month of november.

Please go through this article on this link for more detail


Hope it helps


from where can i get the form of ntse in Gaya,Bihar

_Abhishek_Vatsya Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019


NTSE BIHAR APPLICATION form released on September 6th in online mode.And last date for application form submission was 30th September 2019 for stage 1 EXAMINATION.You can't fill application form now..

For more details regarding NTSE BIHAR 2020 EXAMINATION visit below link;




Manisha Gupta Expert 16th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

The application forms of NTSE 2020 has been released by Jharkhand, J&K, Punjab and most other states. You can check the state wise application link to go through with the given below link.


Good Luck!


what is the expected cut off of Punjab

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

cutoff marks changes every year and it depends on different fact, like number of participants, question difficulty level, seat matrix etc. please follow the below link to know about previous years cutoff,



which are the syllabus for ntse exam.

Manisha Gupta Expert 11th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

NTSE has two parts that are SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and MAT (Mental Ability Test). The MAT section will test students on their thinking ability, Reasoning etc. while the SAT is further divided into three sub-sections namely Science, Maths and Social Science.

To check the complete syllabus you can go through with the given below link.


Good Luck!

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