NTSE Exam Pattern 2022

Along with NTSE syllabus 2021-22, students are also advised to be familiar with the paper pattern of the exam. Thus they can devise their own strategy to cover the NTSE exam syllabus and ace the exam. The NTSE exam pattern for both the stages of NTSE Examination is similar and details about the same have been provided below:

ParticularsPaper-I: MATPaper-II: SAT
Mode of examOffline (OMR based)
SectionsVerbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningScience, Maths, Social Science
Type of questionsMultiple Choice QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Number of questions100100
Marks100100 (Science-40, Maths-20, Social Science-40)
Exam Duration2 hours (120 minutes)2 hours (120 minutes)
Marking scheme1 mark is awarded for each correct answer

No marks will be deducted for incorrect or unattempted answers
Qualifying Criteria40% in each MAT and SAT section

32% for reserved categories in MAT and SAT sections separately.