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Organization : National Council of Educational Research & Training
Competition Name : National Talent Search Examination 2015-16
Applicable For : Class X Students
Applicable States/UT : All India
National Level Eam Date : 8th May, 2016
Website : http://www.ncert.nic.in/index.html
Notification : https://www.contest.net.in/uploads/1442-NTSEadver2016.pdf
Update : NCERT NTSE 2016-17 National Talent Search Exam : www.contest.net.in/15739.html
National Talent Search Examination 2015-16:
The National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X is meant to identify and nurture talent.
NCERT National Talent Search Exam 2014 : www.contest.net.in/386.html
The examination is conducted every year at two levels:— Stage—l (State Level) and Stage—II (National Level).
About One thousand scholarships are awarded for difference stages of education as follows:
(a) Scholarship of Rs. 1250/- per month for Class-XI to XII.
(b) Scholarship of Rs.2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post-graduates.
(c) Amount of Scholarship for PhD. be fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.
15% for students belonging to the SC category, 7.5% for students belonging to the ST category and 3% for Physically Challenged Group of Students.
Stage-l, selection will be done by States/UTs and those who qualify Stage- I, will be eligible to appear for Stage-II examination, conducted by NCERT.
Qualifying marks for candidates from General category is 40% in each paper and for candidates from SC, ST, PH is 35% in each paper.
Language Test Qualifying in nature and marks obtained for Language Test will not be counted for final merit.
Dates for submission of application form and conduct of examination, are given below:
Last Date for Submission of Application Form – To be notified by the respective State and it may vary from state to state
Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands -7th November, 2015 (Saturday)
Examination in All other States and Union Territories 8th November, 2015 (Sunday)
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,
Students registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) will also be eligible for scholarship, provided the student is below the age of 18 years (as on lSt July of the particular year), the student is not employed and s/he is appearing in class X examination for the first time.