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National Talent Search Exam

A discussion about this scheme took place in the 94th Meeting of Executive Committee of the NCERT held on 25.11.2010 and was decided that from 2012 the NTSE will again be held for class X students.

From the year 2012-13

  • NTSE will be conducted for Class X students
  • The examination will consist of Mental Ability Test(MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test(SAT)
  • Quota for State/UT will be computed proportionally on the basis of students enrolment
        in Class IX and X
  • The amount of scholarship will be Rs. 500/- per month for all the students studying
       in Class XI onwards(irrespective of class/course) except for Ph.D., wherein it is paid as per UGC norms.
  • The scholarships under the present scheme are awarded to the candidates for pursuing courses in sciences and social sciences up to doctoral level and in professional courses like medicine and engineering up to second-degree level subject to the fulfilment of the conditions provided in this brochure.

    Further details of the scheme are given in the subsequent pages.

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