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NTSE 2020 Admit Card (Delayed), Dates, Steps and Exam Centers

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Oct 24, 2020

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8 October 2020: On 1 December 2020, the NTSE Punjab Admit Card will be released. 

NTSE 2020 Admit Card for Stage-1 will be available in December 2020 while that for Stage-2 Admit Card is available on the official website from May 2021. The e-admit cards can be downloaded from the NCERT website. The document will have all the information about the venue, roll no., date and time of NTSE. 

There are 2 stages in NTSE 2020, wherein Stage 1 is scheduled in December 2020 and Stage 2 will be held on June 2020. More specifically, NTSE Stage 1 will be held on 12 October 2020 for Nagaland, Mizoram, Nagaland, Andaman & Nicobar, and Meghalaya while NTSE Stage 1 exam for rest of the states and UTs will be conducted on 13 December 2020. The qualified aspirants from stage I will appear for the NTSE Stage II exam, which will be held on 13 June 2021. Candidates who have successfully registered can download the hall ticket, available at least 21 days of the exam.

In case of any discrepancy in NTSE hall tickets, it should be brought to the notice of State Liaison/Chief Superintendent of state at the earliest. NTSE is conducted to search the talented candidates in subjects like Science, Social Science, Mathematics and General Studies. According to their performance, candidates are given scholarships.

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NTSE 2020 Admit Card Dates

NCERT will release the official schedule of NTSE 2020. Visit the official website i.e. to know more about the exam.



NTSE 2021 stage 1 admit card will start releasing by States/UTs

October 2020

NTSE 2021 exam for Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands

December 12, 2020 (Saturday)

NTSE 2021 exam for all states/UTs

December 13, 2020 (Sunday)

NTSE Result 2021 for Stage 1

Between January and March 2021

Release of NTSE Admit card stage 2

June 13, 2021

NTSE Stage 2 exam date

October 2021

Steps to download NTSE 2020 Admit Card

Admit card for the Stage 1 exam will be available in the month of October 2018. The document will be available at the official website of NCERT or can contact their State’s Liaison officer to obtain their admit card. Stage 2 admit cards will be made available to only those student who qualifies for it. Students can follow the steps given below to download their Stage 1 admit cards:

  1. Visit the Directorate of Government Examinations/SCERT official website
  2. Go to Bulletin Tab/Quick links section.
  3. Click on link for NTSE hall tickets
  4. Candidates will have to log in with school code and password
  5. The admit card/hall ticket will be displayed
  6. Download and take a print out for future reference
  7. Candidates are requested to check their details on the admit card carefully
  8. Students will also get their admit card by post.
  9. If a student does not receive her/his admit card, they need to contact the State’s Liaison Officer.

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Important Instructions regarding NTSE Admit Card

  • Once the registration is completed successfully, a Roll Number will be allotted to candidates.
  • NTSE call letters will be issued at the office of Chief Superintendent (the State Liaison Officer) of the concerned state or will be made available by post.
  • Admit cards should be obtained in advance so as to avoid any last minute rush.
  • Stage 2 NTSE admit cards will be mailed only to those candidates who qualify for the stage.
  • They will be directly mailed to the candidates via post by NCERT.
Note: From 2018 onwards, the document will be released on NCERT website as well.

Details on NTSE Admit Card

NTSE admit card will mention important details about the candidate and the exam. Candidates should double-check if all the information mentioned on the admit card is correct. In case of any mistake/discrepancy, it should be brought to the notice of the Liaison officer or to the office of the Chief Superintendent immediately. Following will be the information mentioned on NTSE 2020 Admit Card.

  • Name of Candidate
  • Date of Birth
  • Roll Number
  • Candidate’s Category
  • Candidate’s Signature
  • Exam Center Name
  • Exam Venue
  • Stage of Exam
  • Reporting Time
  • Exam Day Instructions

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List of States/ Union Territories Liaison Officers for NTSE Admit Card 2021

Arunachal Pradesh

Mr. Gania Leij Dy. Director, Directorate of Secondary Education Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Naharlagun, Itanagar791111, Arunachal Pradesh.
Ph. Number - 0360-2290471

e-mail -

Official website -


Mr. Khabir Uddin Ahmed Dy. Director Office of the Director of Secondary Education, Kahilipara, Assam, Guwahati-781019 (Assam)

Ph. Number - 0361-2381657

e-mail -

official website-


Sh. R.K. Tenedy Singh

Vigyan Mandir Officer

Directorate of Education (Schools), Lamphelpat,

Imphal (Manipur)-795004

Ph. Number - 0385-2411095

e-mail -

official website -


Smt. Margarette C. Blah

Selection Grade Lecturer

Directorate of Educational Research And Training

((DERT), Laitmukhrah Nongrimmaw,Shillong793011


Ph. Number - 0364-2233752

e-mail –

official website -


Mrs. Zothanmawii

Deputy Director, S.C.E.R.T.,

Chaltlang, Aizawl, Mizoram-796012

Ph. Number - 0389-2347790

e-mail -

Official website -


Mr. Shilu A O

Joint Director, SCERT, Nagaland, Kohima-798621.

Ph. Number - 0370-2270160

Fax - 0370-2270173

e-mail -

official website -


Mr. Bilal Prabhakar

Deputy Director (Scholarship)

Human Resource Development, Department of

Education, Govt. of Sikkim, Tashiling Secretariat

Gangtok-737101 (Sikkim)

Ph. Numbers - 03592-201029, 03592-220903

e-mail -

official website -


Smt. Kuheli Debbarma

Deputy Director, Tripura State Council of Educational

Research and Training, Abhoy Nagar,

Agartala, Tripura (West)-799005.

Ph. Numbers - 0381-2354867, 0381-2354209

e-mail -

official website -

Andaman &



Shri Mammen Thomas

Principal, State Institute of Education

Siksha Sadan, Link Road

Port Blair-744101, (A&N Islands)

Ph. Number - 03192-232730

e-mail -
official website -


Dr. Sanjiwan Sinha

Director, S.C.E.R.T. Mahendru

Post Office, Patna-800006 (Bihar)

Ph. Number - 0612-2370783

e-mail -

official website - http://www.educationbihar/


Dr. Arbind Pd. Singh

Chairman , Jharkhand Academic Council Ranchi,

Gyandeep Campus, Bargawan Namkum,

Ranchi- 834010.

Ph. Numbers - 0651-2261181, 6453342, 43, 44

and 45

e-mail -
official website -


Dr. Puspanjali Pani

Assistant Director, Directorate of TE & S.C.E.R.T.

Unit IV, Bhubaneswar-751001, Orissa

Ph. Numbers - 0674-2500881, 0674-2502928

e-mail -

official website -

West Bengal

Dr. Syed Nurus Salam

Deputy Director of School Education (Basic)

Directorate of School Education

Bikas Bhawan, 7th Floor, East Block, Salt Lake City

Kolkata-700091 (West Bengal)

Ph. Numbers - 033-23348005, 033-23345952

e-mail -

official website -


Mrs. Mamta Sharma

Assistant Professor

State Council of Educational Research & Training

(SCERT) Sector-32C, Chandigarh (U.T.) 160031.

Ph. Numbers - 0172-2676011
e-mail -
official website -

New Delhi

Ms. Usha Chaturvedi

Deputy Director, Directorate of Education

Science & TV Branch Behind Lady Shri Ram

College, Lajpat Nagar-IV, New Delhi-110024.

Ph. Numbers –




e-mail -,

official website -

Jammu and


Dr. Farooq Ahmad Peer

Director Academics, Liaison Officer (NTS)

J&K State Board of School, Education, New Campus

Lal Mandi, Bemina, Srinagar (J&K)-190018.

Fax-cum Phone -


e-mail -

official website -


Sh. Sunil Vashishta

Lecturer Commerce, S.C.E.R.T., Sohna Road, Opp.

Panchayat Bhawan, Gurugram-122001 (Haryana).

Ph. Numbers - 0124-2321909

e-mail -

official website -

Himachal Pradesh

Mrs. Rajni Sankhyan

Associate Professor


Solan-173211, (Himachal Pradesh).

Ph. Numbers - 0179-227135

e-mail -

official website -


Mrs. Rumkeet Kaur

Lecturer in Math

State Institute of Science Education,

PSEB Complex, Block-E, 6th Floor, Phase-8,

Ajitgarh, SAS Nagar (Mohali), Punjab.

Ph. Numbers - 0172-2210144

e-mail -

official website -


Mr. Rajendra Kumar Saxena

Assistant Director Exam, Board of Secondary

Education , Ajmer, Rajasthan-305001.

Ph. Numbers - 0145-2632877

e-mail -

official website -

Uttar Pradesh

Mrs.Usha Chandra

Director, Bureau of Psychology SCERT, 2 Lowther

Road Allahabad-211001 (UP)

Ph. Numbers - 0532-2256511

e-mail -

official website -


Dr. Vinod Prakash Semwal


State Council of Educational Research and Training,

Rajeev Gandhi Navodaya Vidyalaya, I.T Campus,

Nanurkhera, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Ph. Numbers - 0135-2789655

0135- 2789710

e-mail -

official website -


Dr. Prasoon Sarkar

Professor, State Council of Educational

Research & Training (SCERT), DIET Campus,

Shankar Nagar, Raipur, Chattishgarh-492001.

Ph. Numbers - 0771-2442241


e-mail -

official website -

Daman & Diu

Sh. Rajesh J Halpati

Head Master

Government High School

Nani Daman Vaniyawad Opposite Custom House

Daman & Diu -396210

Ph. Numbers - 0260-2250154

e-mail -

official website - directorate_of_education.aspx

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Sh. Salim Dinganker

State Liaison Officer, NTS/NMMS

Directorate of Education

1st Floor, Building No.5 PWD Campus, Above

Animal Husbandry, Silvassa-396230

UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Ph. Numbers - 09724507337

e-mail - official website -


Sh. Jaywant Waman Naik

Vocational Education Officer,

Directorate of Education

State Council of Educational Research and Training

Alto-Porvorim, Bardez-403521 (Goa).

Ph. Numbers - 0832-2417276, 0832-2413649

e-mail -


Sh. Dharmendra R Saradava

Secretary, Gujarat State Examination Board, Opp.

Government Library,

Sector-21, Gandhinagar Gujarat-382021.

Ph. Numbers - 079-23248461, 079-23248462

e-mail -
official website -

Madhya Pradesh

Ms. Surbhi Parashar

Assistant Manager, Rajya Shiksha Kendra

Pustak Bhawan “B” Wing, Arera Hills,

Bhopal-462011 (M.P.)

Ph. Numbers - 0755-2559952

e-mail -

official website -


Sh. Sukhdeo Hari Dere

Commissioner, Maharashtra State Council of


17-Dr. Ambedkar Road, Pune-411001 (Maharashtra).

Ph. Numbers - 020-26123066



e-mail -

official website -

Andhra Pradesh

Sh. D. Ramachandra Murthy

Deputy Commissioner

Office of The Director of Govt. Examinations

D.No. 20-124, Beside SPNRCH High School Opp.

Andhra Hospitals, Gollapudi Vijaywada, A.P-521225

Ph. Numbers - 0866-2974550


e-mail - div-govexams@

official website -


Sh. Jaya Kumar H.S.

Senior Assistant Director

DSERT, No.4, 100 feet Ring Road, Banashankari, 3rd

Stage, Bangalore-560085 (Karnataka)

Ph. Numbers - 080-26422239



e-mail -

official website -


Dr. Meena. S

Assistant Professor, S.C.E.R.T., Vidhya Bhavan

Poojappura (P.O.)Thiruvananthapuram-695012,

Ph. Numbers - 0471-2341883

e-mail -

official website -


Mr. Chandrashekhar


Govt. Senior Secondary School, Kavaratti,

UT of Lakshadweep-682555.

Ph. Numbers - 04896-262874

e-mail - 
official website -


Dr. J.Krishna Raju

Joint Director

Directorate of School Education, Perunthalaivar

Kamarajarcent.Edu. Complex, Anna Nagar


Ph. Numbers - 0413-2207260

e-mail -

official website -

Tamil Nadu

Ms. D. Vasundra Devi


Directorate of Govt. Examinations, College Road,

Nungambakkam, Chennai-600006.

Ph. Numbers - 044-28272088,

28278286 and


e-mail -

official website -


Sh. D. Chalapathi Rao

Deputy Commissioner

Director of Govt. Examinations Chapel Road,

Hyderabad Telangana-500001.

Ph. Numbers - 040-23230942

e-mail -

official website -

NTSE 2020 Exam Centers

  • This year, NTSE 2020 is expected to held across 36 exam centers.
  • Each state will have its own test center.
  • Candidates will be allowed to select the exam centers as per their preferences.
  • Once the test center is allotted, it will not be changed.
  • Students should choose their test centers carefully.

It is best to visit the exam center a few days before the exam to understand its location and whereabouts clearly. Students should make sure they reach the exam center at least an hour before the allotted time on the day of the exam. Given below is the list of exam centers.

Exam Centers
Arunachal Pradesh Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Assam Goa
Manipur Gujarat
Meghalaya Madhya Pradesh
Mizoram Maharashtra
Nagaland Andhra Pradesh
Sikkim Karnataka
Tripura Kerala
Andaman and Nicobar Lakshadweep
Bihar Puducherry
Jharkhand Tamil Nadu
Odisha Telangana
West Bengal Haryana
Chandigarh Himachal Pradesh
NCR of Delhi Punjab
Jammu and Kashmir Rajasthan
Chhattisgarh Uttar Pradesh
Daman & Diu Uttarakhand

Documents Required with NTSE Admit Card

Along with the document, students should carry the following documents/ids.

  • School Identity card
  • Dependent Identity card
  • Passport
  • Aadhar card

NTSE Exam Day Instructions

Following are the various guidelines that candidates must follow while appearing for NTSE 2020 exam.

  • Candidates will have to answer through the OMR sheets.
  • Please use HB/2B pencils or blue/black ball point pen for marking. Do not use gel/fountain pens.
  • Make sure to colour/darken the bubbles completely. Do not just put a tick or a cross mark in the bubble.
  • Reach the examination hall well before the allotted time/start of the exam (at least 1 hr. in advance).
  • Candidates will only be allowed to carry their admit card and pens and pencils and water bottles inside the exam hall.
  • Candidates are not permitted to use any electronic devices like calculators, mobile phones etc.
  • Any candidates found with illicit materials will be immediately disbarred from writing the exam.
  • To know more about/query about the Stage 1 (state-level) examination you may approach the Liaison officer of your 

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


avinash sahu
I have shifted to new location after my stage I exam, how will I get my roll number?
kavita rani

Hi Avinash. If there is any change of address prior to the national level exam, it is important to communicate the same to the state examining authority, which in turn shall inform NCERT.

mohammed najamuddin
Do we have center in all the state capitals in the country?
kavita rani

Hi Mohammed. Detailed exam center list is provided here.

avinash sahu
My son/daughter is studying abroad; can he/she appear for NTS Examination?
kavita rani

Hi Avinash. To appear for NTS exam, candidate must be recommended by the State /UT to which he/she belongs.

utkarsha khatri
When is stage I examination held?
kavita rani

Hi Utkarsha. There are 2 stages in NTSE 2020, Stage 1 is scheduled to be conducted in December 2020. Details related to the same are presented here.

Where do i get application number???
arvind kumar

Hi, Greetings. Your application number must be present on your form and admit card too. For more details visit: NTSE EXAM

raj malviya
Sir when the admit Card or hall ticket will be realised and on which website send me link please
arvind kumar

Hi Raj, the admit card will be released on the official website and you can search it throguh a search engine. For more details visit: NTSE EXAM

a k singh
When will (remaining)NTSE stage 2 2019-20 held?

Dear A K Singh

Greetings from Collegedunia. Stage 2 of NTSE was conducted in May, 2020. For more details, kindly go through this link – NTSE Result & Counselling

pournima also kashid
How I am apply ntse exam form online


To apply for NTSE exam online you need to visit the official website i.e and click on “apply for NTSE” For more details, kindly check: NTSE application

any fee for this form

Hey Tanisha,

The fee differs from state to state, Kindly specify your state for more information.

asmit singh
Where should we put the school code and password we got from school I am unable to search Bulletin table and NTSE hall ticket In home page of Directorate of Government Examinations Please send the link of it or any help is appreciated

Hello Asmit,

The hall tickets will be made available from the last week of November. Kindly use your credentials then to download your admit card.