National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) - 2017 notification has been issued by National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT). The students studying in Class X can appear for the examination at two levels- Stage-I (State Level) and Stage-II (National Level).
About one thousand scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows:
1. Scholarship of Rs. 1250 per month for Class XI to XII.
2. Scholarship of Rs. 2000 per month for Undergraduates and Post graduates.
3. Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. is fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.
There will be two stages in the selection procedure as described below:
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.
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.
Application Form: Interested candidates can contact the State / UT Liaison Officer for procuring application form.
Last date for submission of application form: To be notified by the respective State and it may vary from state to state.
Date of Stage - I Examination: 05/11/2017.
Date of Stage - II Examination: 13/05/2018.