NTSE EXAMINATION RULES AND REGULATIONSWhy should I appear in NTSE ?
NTSE is one of the oldest and the most prestigious exam in India. National Talent Search Scheme started in the year 1963. The purpose of the scheme is to identify talented students and nurture them. An NTSE scholar commands tremendous respect in the society.
This year NCERT will conduct the NTSE for students studying in Class X. ☆ Scholarships: On the basis of the examination conducted, 1000 scholarships will be awarded. The amount of scholarship will be as under:
(a) Scholarship of Rs. 1250/- per month for Class XI - XII
(b) Scholarship of Rs. 2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post Graduates
(c) Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. be fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.
☆ Reservation: 15% scholarships will be reserved for students belonging to the SC category, 7.5% scholarships for students belonging to the ST category and 3% for Physically Challenged Group of Students. ☆ Selection: There will be two-stage selection process for award of scholarship. For Stage-I, selection will be done by States/UTs through a written examination. Students who qualify Stage I will be eligible to appear for Stage II examination conducted by NCERT. ☆ The States/UTs will also conduct the selection test for National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme along with the Stage-I written examination for NTS. ☆ Eligibility: Students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the respective Class X Stage I examination conducted by the States/UTs in which the schools are located. There will be no domicile restriction. ☆ Examination: The pattern of written examination for Class X will be as follows:
☔ Stage I examination at the State/UT level will comprise two parts, namely
(a) Mental Ability Test (MAT) , (b) Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) covering social sciences, sciences and mathematics , which includes tests in Language comprehensive and Aptitude separately
☔ Stage II examination at the National level will comprise (a) Mental Ability Test (MAT), (b) Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) covering social sciences, sciences and mathematics and Language comprehensive separately (c) Interview. Only those candidates who qualify the written examination at the National Level will be invited for interview.