NTSE 2019 Uttar Pradesh Question Paper, Answer key, Result, Cut off

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Feb 16, 2019

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NTSE Result 2019 will be announced separately for Stage 1 and Stage 2. The result for Stage 1 is declared by the States/ UTs in February 2019 and for Stage 2 the scores are declared in August 2019 by NCERT. Applicants who will successfully qualify stage 1 are only eligible to apply for stage 2. Final merit list will be based on the overall performance of the candidate. 

  • Candidates can check their NTSE 2019 Result by clicking on the link mentioned on the official website.
  • The NTSE Uttar Pradesh Result 2019 contains candidates name, roll number, date of birth, school name, marks obtained by candidates in MAT, SAT and Language Test.
  • The final result of NTSE Uttar Pradesh comprising stage 2 result will be declared in the month of August.

National Talent Search Examination or NTSE is a scholarship test conducted by NCERT to identify and nurture young talent in India. Students studying in class X can appear for NTSE 2019 in order to receive scholarship till Doctorate level of their academics.


Uttar Pradesh NTSE 2019 Question Paper

The NTSE Stage I question paper is divided into 3 sections that are Language Comprehension Test (LCT), Mental Ability Test (MAT), and Scholastic Ability test (SAT). Following table shows the details of distribution of questions, maximum marks and time allotted for each section.

Sections Number of questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
Language Comprehension Test (Hindi/English) 50 50 45 minutes
Mental Ability Test 50 50 45 minutes
Scholastic Ability Test 100 100 90 minutes

Each correct answer in MAT and SAT of NTSE stage 1 exam carries 1 mark. Also, there is no negative marking in the state level test.

  • MAT and SAT sections in the NTSE Stage I have MCQs with 4 alternatives. Candidates have to mark the correct answer to each question on the OMR Sheet.
  • The LCT section is qualifying in nature. The marks obtained in this section are not added to the candidates’ total score, so it is not considered as a decisive factor in the final state-level merit list.
  • The MAT section evaluates candidates’ reasoning skills, ability to think and spatial orientation etc. Questions in MAT section are based on analogies, series, patterns, coding-decoding, problem-solving etc.
  • The SAT section evaluates candidates’ academic knowledge and covers the subjects of Mathematics, Science and Social Sciences of Class X and IX level.

Uttar Pradesh NTSE 2019 Answer Key

NTSE answer keys with the solutions for Stage I is released on the Uttar Pradesh NTSE official website scertup.co.in, after the exam is over. The NTSE answer key aims to help the candidates in checking their answers and get an idea of the score they might secure. Here’s how you can check NTSE official answer keys.

  1. Visit the official website of UP SCERT and click on NTSE Answer Keys 2019.
  2. After downloading the answer key, save it and download the OMR sheets to evaluate themselves.
  3. Candidates can download their individual OMR sheets published on the website and they can compare the answers which they submitted in the exam with the official answer key.
  4. Candidates can also challenge the answer key if they are backed by substantial proof. Based on that proof, a revised set of answer key will be uploaded on the official website, if the challenge is accepted.  
  5. This final answer key is the basis for the NTSE Results.

Uttar Pradesh NTSE 2019 Result

Uttar Pradesh NTSE 2019 Result will be a scorecard and it will have the following details mentioned on it:

  • Candidates’ Name
  • Candidates’ Roll No.
  • Name of School
  • Candidates’ Gender, Category & Physical Disability Status
  • Marks Secured in by candidates in LCT, MAT, & SAT
  • Grand Total
  • Rank Secured

How to check the Result?

Uttar Pradesh NTSE 2019 Results are available to download on the official website. Candidates can access their result in the following steps:

  1. Visit Uttar Pradesh NTSE official website scertup.co.in.
  2. Click the NTSE Result 2019 tab.
  3. Enter your roll number.
  4. The result will be displayed on-screen.
  5. You can then download and take a print out of the document for the future reference.

Uttar Pradesh NTSE 2019 Cut Off Scores

NTSE Cut-off score is the minimum score that candidates need to score in the exam in order to qualify for NTSE Exam Stage II. The cut-off scores are changed every year based on considering variables like:

  • Difficulty level of examination
  • Regulation of the exam conducting authority
  • Previous Year NTSE cutoff trends
  • Number of Students appeared for the Paper

The qualifying marks for each section of NTSE Stage I are mentioned below in the table as per candidate’s category:

Category Section Qualifying marks
General LAT 20
MAT 20
SAT 40
SC/ST/PHC LAT 16
MAT 16
SAT 32

The overall cut-off scores of Uttar Pradesh NTSE 2019 for each category has also been released. The following table contains category wise cutoff for UP NTSE 2019 stage 1.  

Category Cut Off 2017-18
General 133
SC 115
ST 109
PH 81

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

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