National Talent Search Exam is conducted every year by NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) for Class X students.

NTSE consist of Mental Ability Test(MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test(SAT).
For More understanding of these tests, visit: http://www.ncert.nic.in/programmes/talent_exam/pdf_files/LearnTest.pdf

Scholarships: On the basis of the results of NTSE, 1000 scholarships will be awarded.
For Class XI and XII, Rs. 1250/- per month will be awarded as scholarship.
For Under Graduate and Post Graduate students, a sum of Rs. 2000/- per month will be awarded as scholarship.
For Ph.D. Candidates, amount of scholarship will be fixed as per UGC norms.
There are no restrictions like parental income, government school, domicile etc.

15% scholarship reservation for SC candidates, 7.5 % for ST candidates and 3% for physically challenged students.

There are 2 levels of the examination:
1. At Stage 1, Selection is done based on the written examination conducted at state level/ UT.
2. At Stage 2, those qualified at stage 1 will write final examination conducted by NCERT.

Tentative Dates of Applying : By July – August every year
State Level Examination tentatively in October/November
National Level Exam tentatively during May.

NTS National Level Examination Inquiry Contact Nos.:
Phone No : 011-26560464 (Timings 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM only)
E-mail : ntse.ncert@yahoo.in
For State Level NTS Examination Enquiry : Contact the Liaison Officer of your State

For NTS Scholarship Inquiry:
Phone No : 011-26562704 (Timings 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM only)
E-mail : ntse2@yahoo.co.in

For More Details visit the NCERT Website
Details of the NTSE available in Wikipedia Page.

National Talent Search Exam by NCERT
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2 thoughts on “National Talent Search Exam by NCERT

  • July 16, 2018 at 10:44 pm

    No .. It is for X std students

  • July 16, 2018 at 10:09 pm

    Is this exam applicable for 2nd std students.

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