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NTSE Puducherry Stage 1 Answer Keys and Question Paper will be released right after the exam. NTSE Puducherry Stage 1 Exam to be conducted on 3 November 2019. The candidates who were waiting for the release of NTSE Stage 1 Answer Keys can now check the same on this page. This page provides NTSE Puducherry Stage 1 Answer Key as well as Question Paper for the year. 

Latest Update: Directorate of School Education, Puducherry website will soon release the NTSE Puducherry Stage 1 Result 2019 on its official website. Candidates are advised to stay tuned for NTSE Puducherry Stage 1 Result 2019

  • Students of Class 10 who had participated in the Stage 1 NTSE from Puducherry can now check their answers and can tally their answer so that they will get the idea of the Result and their score.
  • NTSE Stage 2 Exam will be held on 10 May 2020
  • Candidates who will qualify NTSE Stage 1 will appear in NTSE Stage 2 which will be conducted by NCERT. If the candidate has performed well in NTSE Stage 1 then it is advisable to not wait for the result instead start preparing for NTSE Stage 2. Click here NTSE Preparation Tips for NTSE Prepare guidelines.

NTSE Puducherry Answer Key 

The Directorate of School Education will release NTSE Puducherry Stage 1 Answer Key. These are for the Stage 1 exam which will be held on 3 November 2019. Candidates can tally their marks through the answer key so that they will get the idea of the result.

NTSE Examination qualifying marks are 40% for the general category and 32% for the reserved categories i.e SC/ST/PwD. Candidates have to score these minimum marks in each paper to qualify.

NTSE Puducherry Answer Key - Paper 1

NTSE Answer Key Paper 1

NTSE Puducherry Answer Key - Paper 2

NTSE Answer Key Paper 2

NTSE Puducherry Question Paper Previous Years

The Directorate of School Education, Puducherry has also uploaded the Question Paper of the NTSE Stage 1 exam held in previous Years. Candidates are required to see the page below to get the NTSE Puducherry Stage 1 Question Paper.

NTSE Puducherry Question Paper Download Link
NTSE Puducherry Question Paper 2016 Download
NTSE Puducherry Question Paper 2017 Download
NTSE Puducherry Question Paper 2018 Download


NTSE Exam Pattern

The NTSE Question Paper Pattern is available on this page. The NTSE Exam is conducted in two parts i.e. Part I and Part II. Part I consist of Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Part II consist of Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The number of question asked in the NTSE Exam is given below: 


Number of Questions






200 Questions

The Examination will be Consist of Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test (SAT). The important things related to NTSE Exam are given below:

  • Aptitude Test: The aptitude test will consist of questions from History, Geography, Political Science, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
  • Negative Marking in NTSE:  There will be negative marking of 1/3 for every wrong answer and no negative marks would be awarded for unanswered questions.
  • The language of NTSE Examination: The Examination is conducted in various languages that are: Assamese, Bangla, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Oriya, Puducherry, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

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