NTSE 2020 Exam

Abhik Das Updated On: 02 Nov, 2019 11:51 IST

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About NTSE 2020

The result of NTSE Stage 2 has been declared by the National Council of Educational and Research Training (NCERT) in online mode on its official website. Candidates who have appeared for NTSE Stage 2 exam on June 16, 2019 can check their result. 

National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2020 is a national-level scholarship programme that helps to identify and nurture talented students. The examination is conducted every year. About 2000 scholarships are awarded to the deserving candidates through this entrance exam. The objective of the NTSE 2020 is to identify talented youth and award them the scholarship to help them pursue their higher studies. 

NTSE 2020 is a two-tier examination. The first stage of the examination is conducted at the state-level under the guidance and supervision of the concerned departments of the States and Union Territories whereas the second stage is conducted at the national level by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT). The scheme is open for students who are currently studying in class 10th from any recognised school including Military Schools, Sainik Schools, Kendriya Vidyalaya, etc. Every year, the first stage of NTSE is conducted on the first Sunday or Saturday of November and the second stage on the second Sunday of May. 

Only the candidates who have been selected by the States or Union Territories on the basis of their state-level screening examination can appear for the second stage of NTSE 2020. The first stage of NTSE 2020 will be conducted on November 3, 2019 in all States and UTs of India except Nagaland, Meghalaya, Andaman & Nicobar, and Mizoram. The second stage of the examination will be held on May 10, 2020. Its high time for the candidates to start preparing for the examination. Preparation for this National-level examination should include practising NTSE previous years’ question papers. This will help aspirants in understanding the NTSE exam pattern and also the Syllabus of NTSE which in return will help in better exam preparation.

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NTSE Conducting Body

The conducting body of NTSE; the National Council of Education Research and Training was established in 1961. In 1963, NCERT started a scheme under the name ‘National Science Talent Search Scheme (NSTSS)’. The scheme was finally renamed as National Talent Search Scheme in 1976. The same year, from being confined to only basic sciences, the scheme extended to engineering, social sciences and medicine as well. 

NTSE 2020 Important Dates



Application Form for the First Stage

First week of August 2019

Last Date of  Submission of Application Form 

August 2019

Admit Card for the First Stage

Second week of October 2019

First Stage of Exam in Meghalaya, Mizoram, Andaman & Nicobar and Nagaland

November 2, 2019

First Stage of Exam in all the Other States/UTs

November 3, 2019

Result of the First Stage

Jan - April 2020

Admit Card for the Second Stage

April 2020

Second Stage of the Exam

May 10, 2020

NTSE Final Results

September 2020

NTSE 2020 Exam Centres

  • The National Talent Search Examination is conducted in every state and union territory of India.

  • Students need to select a particular exam centre at the time of filling the NTSE application form 2020.  

  • Candidates can check the venue of the exam on the NTSE 2020 Admit Card.

  • Following is the list of NTSE exam centres -

Andhra Pradesh

Jammu & Kashmir


Uttar Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh



West Bengal




Andaman and Nicobar Islands






Madhya Pradesh


Daman and Diu



Tamil Nadu

The Government of NCT of Delhi









Himanchal Pradesh



Dadra & Nagar Haveli

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NTSE concerned authority

Important Dates

NTSE 2020 Important Events Dates
Exam Date 02 Nov to 17 Nov, 2019
Admit Card Date 01 Nov, 2019

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