NTSE Kerala 2021 - Applicatino Form, Result , Answer Key, Cutoff,

NTSE Kerala 2021 - Applicatino Form, Result , Answer Key, Cutoff,

NTSE Kerala 2021 Form - SCERT, Kerala has declared the stage 1 NTSE result on June 30, 2021, along with the cutoff. SCERT, Kerala has released the NTSE answer key 2021 on the official website. Students can calculate their score by referring NTSE Kerala answer key 2021.

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SCERT released the stage I admit card on the official website, scert.kerala.gov.in. Students who fill NTSE Kerala 2021 application form were able to download NTSE Kerala admit card 2021 by entering the application number and other details. The exam conducting body had extended the last date to submit the application form.

SCERT had released the NTSE stage 1 Kerala application form 2021 on October 17, 2020. NTSE Kerala 2021 registration form could be submitted online on Class 10 students can fill NTSE Kerala form 2021 online. The last date of NTSE Kerala 2021 registration was December 11, 2020.NTSE Kerala Result 2021 released. Check here!NTSE 2021 Kerala admit card released. Click here to download.Click here to download the latest NTSE Kerala notification. Application Link - Click hereSCERT, Kerala has conducted the NTSE stage 1 exam on January 24, 2021, for students who have submitted the NTSE Kerala 2021 form. Selected students will appear for NTSE Kerala 2021 stage 2 exam. Finally selected candidates who qualify both stages of NTSE 2021 will be able to receive scholarships. Read more to know more about NTSE Kerala 2021 application form, date, admit card and other details.

NTSE Kerala Result 2021

SCERT, Kerala has released the result of stage 1 NTSE Kerala 2021 exam on June 30, 2021. The result is made available on the official website in the form of a merit list. The merit list consists of the details of selected students for stage 2 exam.

NTSE Kerala Cutoff 2021

SCERT Kerala has released the Cut off marks for stage 1 NTSE Kerala exam on June 30, 2021. Check NTSE Kerala cut off 2019 in the table given below. Qualifying marks for stage 1 Kerala NTSE are 40% and 32% for general and SC/ST/PH category students respectively. But students will have to score NTSE cutoff marks to get them shortlisted for stage 2 exam.NTSE Kerala stage 1 cut off 2021


NTSE Kerala 2021 Important Date

Students must know about the NTSE important dates so that they can prepare their study plan accordingly dates and events related to Kerala NTSE 2021 are tabulated below:

NTSE Kerala 2021 Form, Exam and Other Dates



NTSE 2020 form Kerala start date

October 17, 2020

Application Last Date (Extended)

November 16, 2020, till 5 pmDecember 11, 2020

Last date to Verify Applications by Principal/HM

December 15, 2020, till 5 pm

NTSE Kerala Admit Card 2021

January 19, 2021

NTSE Stage 1 Kerala exam

January 24, 2021

NTSE stage 1 answer key

February 1, 2021

Final stage 1 NTSE Answer keyFebruary 24, 2021

NTSE Kerala result

June 30, 2021

NTSE admit card for stage 2

15 days prior to the exam

NTSE Stage 2 exam

June 13, 2021 (Exam postponed)

Click here to download NTSE Kerala 2021 notification.

NTSE Kerala answer key 2021

The exam conducting authority has released the answer key of NTSE Kerala 2021. NTSE Kerala answer key 2021 contains correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Students can download NTSE Kerala answer key in online mode and calculate their probable score. In such a way, they will be able to know the chances of their selection before the NTSE Kerala result 2021. Match probable scores with Cutoff marks to estimate a student’s result.

NTSE Scholarship

The final exam will be held by NCERT and after NTSE stage 2 result, around 220 selected students will be able to avail scholarship up to Ph.d level. The scholarship rates are determined by NCERT which are same for all category students. However, the scholarship amount varies at different levels of study which are given below:

  • Rs. 1250 per month for class 11 and 12.
  • Rs. 2000 per month at UG and PG level.
  • For Ph.D pursuing candidates, the scholarship is provided as per UGC norms.

NTSE Kerala 2021 Admit card

SCERT has released the Kerala NTSE Stage 1 admit card on January 19, 2021. NTSE Kerala admit card 20210-21 is made available in online mode through the official website. Students can download their NTSE 2021 admit card using the steps given below:

  • First of all go to the official website: http://scert.kerala.gov.in.
  • Click on NTSE link or the link is given above.
  • It will open the login window. Enter application ID, and application number.
  • Kerala NTSE stage 1 Admit card will open on the screen.
  • Take a printout of it and check for the accuracy of details.

Note: Student should contact officials in case of any discrepancy in NTSE Kerala admit card 2021. It’s mandatory to carry admit card to the exam hall.

NTSE Kerala 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Students who wish to apply for stage 1 exam must check the NTSE eligibility criteria before applying. They must fulfil the following eligibility criteria to apply for NTSE Kerala exam 2021:

  • Students must have secured 55% marks in the class 9 exams excluding language subjects.
  • Students studying in class 10 in Kerala state can apply for this exam.
  • Open Distance Learning (ODL) students below the age of 18 are also eligible to apply for this exam. However, this is the first time they are writing the NTSE exam.

NTSE Kerala Form 2021

SCERT has released the stage 1 NTSE application form Kerala. Students can fill NTSE Kerala 2021 form through the official website before December 11, 2021.

Documents Required-

  • Photo (in .jpg or .jpeg format, maximum size 60 kb,
  • PwD Certificate, Caste certificate, OBC-NCL certificate, BPL certificate (as applicable) in pdf format and size should not exceed more than 500 kb.

Application Fee - Rs.250 for General category and Rs.100 for SC/ST/BPL category.

To fill the NTSE form 2021, students need to follow the steps below:

  • Go to the official website of SCERT i.e. scert.kerala.gov.in and click on the link of NTSE scholarship exam.
  • Now, click NTSE online application 2021 and it will open the NTSE Kerala registration portal.
  • Register with Kerala NTSE by entering required details and press submit button.
  • Username and password will be sent to registered email ID. Now, login with received credentials.
  • Click on NTSE application form and fill the form with all details as asked.
  • Upload relevant certificates and click on submit button.
  • Then enter institute details and other details and click on OK button.
  • Pay the application fee through Credit card/ Debit card, internet banking.
  • Take a printout of the application form and submit to principal/HM for verification.

NTSE 2021 Syllabus

  • NTSE syllabus 2021 is the same for both stages and it is based on class 9 and 10 state board syllabus and CBSE curriculum.
  • NTSE exam is divided into two sections: MAT and SAT.
  • MAT comprises the questions from verbal and non-verbal reasoning to test candidates logical thinking and analytical skills.
  • The questions will be asked from analogy, classification, numerical series, pattern perception, hidden figure etc.
  • SAT exam is held to test a candidate’s knowledge of Mathematics, Science and Social Science subjects.
  • Students can opt for any one language (English, Malayalam, Tamil or Kannada) as a medium of the NTSE Kerala 2021 exam.

NTSE 2020 Exam Pattern

NCERT prescribed the exam pattern of NTSE for both stages. Students appearing for stage 1 NTSE Kerala 2021 should know about the overview of the question paper which is given by exam pattern.

  • It makes students familiar with the marking scheme, number of questions, duration etc.
  • NTSE exam is divided into two sections: MAT and SAT. Objective type questions will be asked in both sections.
  • There will be no language test in stage 1 Kerala NTSE exam.

Overview of NTSE Kerala Exam pattern:

NTSE Kerala Question Paper

After knowing the syllabus and exam pattern, students should start studying the topics. They should practise with NTSE question papers to know the in-depth analysis of the upcoming NTSE Kerala 2021 exam. It will make them familiar with the all major aspects of stage 1 exam which are marking scheme, types and number of questions asked important topics, etc. Students can download the MAT and SAT question papers of the previous year by clicking on the link given above.

NTSE Kerala Reservation system 2021

NCERT prescribed the reservation system for all the states which is followed by SCERT, Kerala to make stage 1 merit list. NTSE Kerala 2021 reservation system is tabulated below:


Reservation percentage

Scheduled caste (SC)


Scheduled tribes (ST)


OBC (Non-creamy layer)


Physically handicapped


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