Odisha NTSE 2020 – 2021: Odisha SCERT has released the NTSE Stage 1 SAT Question paper and Answer Key. It has released set wise, which are A, B, C, D in PDF format. Odisha NTSE Stage 1 exam was conducted on January 03, 2021. Each State/UT conducts its own State Level National Talent Search Examination (Stage I) for the selection of candidates for NTSE (Stage II). The State Level NTSE2020-2021 includes the Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The merit list is made on the basis of total marks obtained in both MAT and SAT conducts by the States/UTs. Check details of Odisha NTSE 2020 – 20201 from this page.
Latest: Odisha NTSE 2020-2021 Stage 1 Question Paper along with answer key for SAT paper has been released. Scroll down to access the link.
Odisha NTSE 2020 – 2021 for Class X
The National Talent Search Examination, 2020-21 is conducted in two stages. State Level National Talent Search Examination is the stage I which is conducted by the States/UTs and National Level Talent Search Examination is stage II, it is conducted by NCERT for the qualifiers applicants of Stage I.
Schedule for the Odisha NTSE 2020-21 for Class X is given below.
|Odisha NTSE 2020-21||Important Dates|
|Online filling up of Application Forms by candidates and submission of hard copies in schools by students||Available|
|Availability of Admit Card for NTSE Level 1||24 Dec 2020|
|Date of Examination NTSE Level 1|
03 Jan 2021
|NTSE Level 1 Result||to be announced|
|Date of NTSE Level II||13 Jun 2021|
Odisha NTSE Question Paper and Answer Key 2020 -2021
Odisha SCERT has released the question paper and answer Keys of Odisha National Talent Search Examination Stage 1 (NTSE) for the class X. Candidates can check the question paper along with answer keys form the official website, which is scertph3.azurewebsites.net. Candidates can check the same from below direct link.
|Question Paper for SAT||Answer Key|
|SET – A||Check Here|
|SET – B||Check Here|
|SET – C||Check Here|
|SET – D||Check Here|
Odisha NTSE 2020 – 2021 Stage 1 Admit Card
Admit Card for National Talent Search Examination 2020 -2021 has released online on the official website or direct link to download the same is also provided below. To download the Odisha NTSE Admit Card you need to enter the Application Number and Date of Birth. The students are must download the admit card and take a print out of it to carry during the examination. The venue, date and time of the examination are mentioned in the admit card downloaded by the students.
Download Admit Card Here: Click here to download the admit card for Odisha NTSE 2020 – 2021 Stage 1 Exam.
Odisha NTSE 2020 – 2021 Exam Date – Revised!
Odisha NTSE Application Form 2020 – 2021
Candidates aspiring to give the National Talent Search Examination Test can fill up the Online Application Form by logging scertodisha.nic.in as per the schedule. The direct link to apply online for Odisha NTSE 2020 – 2021 has been posted on this page.
After filling up the Application Form online, he/she is required to take the printout of the same and submit it in the concerned school/ Institution. Head of the institution forward it to the concerned District Education Officer. The District Education Officer will allot the Examination Centre, scrutinize and verify all the documents and put the auto-generated eleven digit roll number and validate the Online Application Form. The Admit Card will be prepared at TE and SCERT which can be downloaded by the Candidate / Institution for appearing the Examination.
Application form: The application process is open now.
- Click here to fill the Online Application Form.
- Click here to fill the Edit the Application Form
- Click Here if you Forgot Application No.
- Click Here to Download Application Form.
Examination Fees: The candidates are not required to pay any examination fee. However, they shall have to bear their own expenses for coming and going to Examination Centre to appear at the examination.
Documents to be submitted along with the Hard copy of the Online Application Form
- Caste Certificate, as applicable, for SC / ST candidate issued by the concerned Tahasildar / Additional Tahasildar.
- Disability Certificate for Physically Handicapped candidates issued by the concerned District Medical Board.
- Mark sheet of Class IX annual examination issued by the Head of the Institutions.
Odisha NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2020 – 2021
Students studying in Class X during 2020-21 in any recognized schools of Odisha are eligible to appear National Talent Search Examination. They must have passed Class IX Annual Examination securing at least 60% of marks or equivalent for General, OBC and Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and 55% for reserved categories (SC, ST, and PH). There shall be no domicile restriction
For ODL students: All students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the Stage – I examination, conducted by the States/UTs, in which the schools are located. Students registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) will also be eligible for the scholarship, provided the student is below the age of 18 years (as on 1st July of the particular year), the student is not employed and s/he is appearing in class X examination for the first time.
Odisha NTSE Mock Test
Candidates are advised to take the mock test for the preparation of NTSE examination. It helps in getting the idea of Exam pattern and also help in management of time for answering the question in the test. You can access the below link to start the mock test and study calmly.
Odisha NTSE Exam Pattern 2020 – 2021
Stage I & II: Examination at the State/UT level will comprise three papers i.e
|Papers||Test||No of questions||marks||Duration|
|Paper-I||Mental Ability Test (MAT)||100||100||120 minutes|
|Paper-II||Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)||100||100||120 minutes|
Odisha NTSE Result 2020 -2021
Odisha NTSE Result for class X Stage-1 will be published on the official website in online mode. Candidates can check the result from the official website or directly through the link which shall be available after the successful conduction of examination. The selected candidates will be able to appear in the National Level Talent Search Examination Stage 2 conducted by NCERT
Odisha NTSE 2020 Selection Procedure
The qualifying marks is 40% in each individual paper i.e. MAT, SAT and LCT. For reserved category, the qualifying mark is 32% in each paper as per NCERT norms. The Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the total marks secured in MAT and SAT only. Language will be treated as the qualifying subject. Marks secured in the Language Comprehension Test will not be added for preparation of merit list. There will be no negative marking in the Stage I NTS Examination.
Stage II : In Stage II examination conducted by NCERT, there will be negative marking for all papers i.e. Mental Ability Test, Scholastic Aptitude Test and Language Comprehension Test. There will be a deduction of 1/3 rd mark for every wrong answer and no mark will be deducted for un-attempted questions.
Odisha NTSE Cut Off
Cut Offs of Odisha National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) for class X will be available on the official website. Candidates will be able to check the cut off here as soon as it is available officially.
Odisha NTSE 2020 Scholarship
There are 1000 scholarships for the entire country. Awardees of NTS Examination will receive scholarship up to Ph.D. level in Basic Sciences, Social Sciences and Commerce and Post Graduation level in Engineering, Medicine, Management and Law subject to satisfactory academic progress. The rate of scholarship is indicated below :
- Scholarship of Rs.1250.00 per month for Class XI and XII.
- Scholarship of Rs.2000.00 per month for under graduates and postgraduates.
- Amount of scholarship for Ph.D. in accordance with the UGC norms.
Previous Year Question Paper & Answer Keys
NTSE 2020 Question Paper
NTSE 2019 Answer Key:
- Click here to check Odisha NTSE Nov 2019 Answer Key for MAT
- Click here to check Odisha NTSE Nov 2019 Answer Key for SAT.
Candidates can check the Unofficial Answer Key of NTSE 2018 from the below links.
|Allen||—||Answer Key | Solution||Answer Key|
|FIITJEE||MAT | SAT||Answer Key|
SCERT, Odisha has been published the official answer key of the NTSE Exam. Those candidates who appeared in the Odisha National Talent Search Exam 2017, can check the official answer key of the exam through the link given below.
Check Answer Key 2017: Click Here to check the Official Answer Key of NTSE 2017
For more information of Odisha NTSE 2020 -2021 for Class X- Download the official Notification
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