National Talent Search Examination

National Talent Search Examination

Conducted By : NCERT
January 1 1970   SCHOLARSHIP   studying in Class X   india
 About National Talent Search Examination
  • The National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X is meant to identify and nurture talent.
  • The examination is conducted every year at two levels:- Stage-I (State Level) and Stage-II (National Level).
  • This will provide some financial aid to the children studying.
 Details

The National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X is meant to identify and nurture talent. The examination is conducted every year at two levels:- Stage-I (State Level) and Stage-II (National Level).

Scholarships: About One thousand scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows:
  • Scholarship of Rs. 1250/- per month for Class-XI to XII.
  • Scholarship of Rs. 2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post-graduates.
  • Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. be fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.
  • Reservation: 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.
 Reward Description

About One thousand scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows:

  • Scholarship of Rs. 1250/- per month for Class-XI to XII.
  • Scholarship of Rs. 2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post-graduates.
  • Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. be fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.
 Application Process

Application Form:

You may contact the State/UT Liaison officer for procuring application form:

  • The completed application form should be signed by the Principal of the school much before the last date of submission.
  • The candidate, as well as the Principal of the school, must adhere to the last date for submission of the Application Form.
  • Different states may have different last dates for submission.
  • Please confirm from the liaison officer of your state, the address at which the completed forms are to be submitted.
  • The State-wise contact of the liaison officers are given below and are also available on the NCERT website www.ncert.nic.in.
  • All queries related to the application form should be directed to the State Liaison Officers (LOs). No application should be sent to NCERT.
 Selection Process
  • Selection: Stage-I, 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: Qualifying marks for candidates from the 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.
 Contact Details
  • Address: National Talent Search Examination,
    National Council of Educational Research and Training Sri Aurobindo Marg,
    New Delhi - 110016
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