National Talent Search Examination 2014
National Talent Search Examination- NTSE for the year 2014 will be conducted for Class 10 students for providing scholarships for the year 2014.
About National Talent Search Examination.
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a national-level scholarship program in India to identify and recognise students with high intellect and academic talent. It is one of the most prestigious exams in India. Around 1,50,000 students appear in this scholarship exam every year.
The scheme is open to students of Indian nationality. Only students studying in Class X are eligible to appear for the selection process. As it is organised by an official body (NCERT), it is widely regarded by the Government of India as the toughest and most prestigious examination at high school level in the country
The purpose of the scheme is to identify talented students and nurture them. This year NCERT will conduct the National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X.
Eligibility: All students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the Stage -I examination, conducted by the States/UTs, in which the schools are located. There will be no domicile restriction.
The pattern of written examination will be as follows:
Stage I : examination at the State/UT level will comprise of two parts, namely
(a) Mental Ability Test (MAT) and
(b) Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), which also includes Language Comprehensive Test.
Stage II: examination at the National level will comprise of
(a) Mental Ability Test (MAT),
(b) Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), which also includes Language Comprehensive Test
Scholarships: On the basis of the National Talent Search Examination, 1000 scholarships will be awarded. The amount of scholarship will be Rs.500/- per month.
To Apply: Contact the State/UT Liaison officer for procuring application form. However, application form can be downloaded from NCERT website
For more information visit : http://www.ncert.nic.in/