In today’s post, you will get detailed information about the National Talent Search Examination.
NTSE is a national level examination conducted by NCERT to provide scholarships to deserving candidates. This exam is intended for secondary school level students to recognize high intelligence and skills. This exam is conducted in two phases every year.
- Stage 1 (State level)
- Stage 2 (National level)
An examination is conducted every year for talented students across the country and upon selection, a scholarship is awarded to them so that they can continue their studies. The National Talent Search Examination is conducted under the National Talent Search Scheme.
To avail the scholarship from this exam, students need to sit for the examinations to be conducted in CBSE 10th standard. Students get scholarship up to PhD when selected in this exam. . Through the examination, selected candidates are awarded a scholarship of Rs 1250 per month for classes 11 and 12 and Rs 2000 per month for undergraduate and postgraduate level scholarships. And after this, the scholarship is awarded according to the UGC norms to the students who want to do PhD.
- ⋅Scholarship of Rs.1250/- per month for Class-XI to XII.
- Scholarship of Rs.2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post-graduates.
- Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. is fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.
NTSE Eligibility Criteria(NTSE)
The detailed criteria for this exam are given below.
- Candidates should study in 10th standard in a recognized private or government school in India.
- Unemployed candidates under the age of 18, studying in 10th standard from open or distance education are also eligible to apply.
- Candidate should be an Indian citizen.
- State or Union Territory may have certain other conditions like minimum qualification marks, age limit etc. in the previous class.
NTSE Reservation Criteria(NTSE)
The scholarship selection process is done in two stages. The first phase is selected by the state or union territory and at the national level the second phase is selected by the NCERT.
The state-level examination is conducted during the first level of the examination, conducted by each state or union territory. The selection of qualified candidates is determined from this examination. This examination is mainly conducted by NCERT to recommend the number of candidates for the second level test. Candidates are selected for the NTS examination conducted by NCERT on the basis of merit in the written examination conducted by the states or union territories. This exam is conducted on the first Sunday of November.
A merit list is prepared by the state or union territory of the candidates to be selected in the first phase. In case of general and OBC category candidates, these marks are 40 percent and in case of SC, ST and Physically handicapped candidates 32 percent. Is This examination is conducted only to recommend candidates for the NTS exam conducted by NCERT. The marks obtained in the state-level examination are not added to the national-level examination for scholarship.
National level examination is conducted by NCERT on second Sunday of May every year. The roll number, location, date and time for the national level examination is given directly to all such candidates through its portal firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students of class 10th, who are studying in any type of recognized school including Kendriya Vidyalaya, Navodaya Vidyalaya, and Sainik School, etc., will be eligible to appear in the state level examination from that state. For being, some other eligibility conditions can be applied at the state level, such as any qualifying marks for students in the previous annual examination Ratist.
Students of Indian nationality who are studying abroad are also eligible to compete for the Talent Search Award.