NTSE Stage 2 to be held on 8th May 2016 [ NTSE Updates ]
The National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is conducted to identify talent of students studying in Class X. The examination is conducted every year at two levels: Stage-I (Stage Level) and Stage-II (National Level).
NTSE Scholarship 2016
- Scholarships are awarded for difference stages of education as follows:
- Scholarship of Rs. 1250/- per month for Class-XI to XII
- Scholarships of Rs. 2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Postgraduates
- Amount of Scholarship for PhD be fixed in accordance with the UGC standards
- 15% scholarships will be reserved for SC category students.
- 7.5% scholarships for ST category students.
- 3 % for Physically Challenged group of students.
NTSE 2016 Eligibility Criteria
- Every 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.
- Students registered under Open Distance Learning (ODL) will also be eligible for scholarship, provided the student is below the age 18 years.
Selection Process for NTSE scholarship 2016:
- Stage-I, selection will be done by States/UTs.
- And candidates who qualify Stage-I will be eligible to appear for Stage-II examination, conducted by NCERT.
Important Dates for NTSE 2016:
- Last Date for Submission of Application Form: be notified by the respective State and it may vary from state to state
- Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 07th November, 2015 (Saturday)
- Examination in All other States and Union Territories: 08th November, 2015
- Examination in All States and Union Territories: 08th May, 2016 (Sunday)
Exam Pattern for NTSE 2016:
Stage-I: The State/UT level examination will include:
- Mental Ability Test (MAT)
- Language Test (LT)
- Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
Stage-II Pattern: The examination will include:
- Mental Ability Test (MAT): 50 questions to be done in 45 minutes.
- Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) : includs Language Comprehensive Test (English Language) having 40 questions to be done 45 minutes
Aptitude Test: 90 questions on Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, History, Geography, Political Science and Economics of classes IX and X level to be done 90 minutes
Those preparing for STAGE II can refer Doorsteptutor. com NTSE Stage 2 MCQs with detailed explanations and Past Year papers
- Published on: January 22, 2016
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