NTSE Answer Keys: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) releases the answer key of NTSE Exam after the successful completion of the examination. There are two-tier examination in NTSE i.e is stage-1 and stage-2. Candidates have to qualify both stages in order to be eligible for scholarship. Here on this page we provide NTSE answer keys for both stage exam. Scroll down to find NTSE Answer Keys.

NTSE Answer Keys

NCERT release the NTSE cut off in pdf format. From this page candidates will be able to check the answer key for both MAT and SAT. From the Answer key of NTSE the students can easily calculate their expected marks they obtain in the exam.

NTSE 2019 – 2020 Examination Important Dates
Stage I Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands 02 Nov 2019
Examination in All other States and Union Territories except above and below mentioned States/UT 03 Nov 2019
Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, NCT of Delhi and Jammu & Kashmir 17 Nov 2019
Official Answer Key To be announced later
Result To be announced later
Stage II Examination in All States and Union Territories 20 May 2020
Official Answer Key To be announced later
Result To be announced later

Answer Key: NTSE Answer Keys will be available at the official website i.e. www.ncert.nic.in.

NTSE Answer Keys 2018-19 for Stage 2

Answer keys of NTSE Stage 2 exam held on June 16, 2019, has been published below.

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Answer keys of NTSE Stage 1 exam held on 5 November 2017 for each state is being published below individually. Click the below link to find the same.

  • For NTSE Level 1 (State Level) Answer Keys Click Here

About MAT and SAT

The paper contains two main parts namely MAT (General Mental Ability Test) and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test). The SAT section is further divided into Language comprehensive and Aptitude Test.

Exam Time limit Maximum marks
Mental Ability Test (MAT) 120 minutes 100
Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) 120 minutes 100

NTSE Answer Keys 2017-18 for Stage 2

The NTSE Stage 2 has been held on 13 May 2018. The scoring key for MAT, SAT, has been provided here below.

NTSE Scoring key MAT

NTSE Scoring key SAT

NTSE Answer Keys 2016-17 for Stage 2

Answer keys of NTSE Stage 2 exam held on 14 May 2017 are published here.


Please note that these answer keys are official answer keys.

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