National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a national-level scholarship program conducted by the NCERT - National Council of Education Research and Training in India, to identify and recognize students with high intellect and academic talent. It is widely regarded as the toughest and most prestigious examination at high school level in the country.
NTSE Perks :
NTSE consists of two stages.
Stage-I: Selection is done by States/UTs usually in the month of November.
Stage-II: Students who qualify Stage-I, are eligible to appear for second-stage examination, conducted by NCERT usually in the month of May.
The students who qualify both the stages of NTSE successfully are eligible for scholarship. The amount of scholarship is Rs. 1250/- per month for all the students studying in Class XI and XII . Rs 2000 for undergraduate and postgraduate levels. And amount of scholarship for Ph.D is fixed as per UGC norms.
All the students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for Stage-I examination, conducted by the States/UTs. There is no domicile restriction.
The pattern of written examination for both the stages will be as follows:
1. Mental Ability Test (MAT) (50 questions of 50 marks with time duration of 45 minutes)
2. Language Test (LT) English / Hindi (50 questions of 50 marks with time duration of 45 minutes)
3. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) (100 questions of 100 marks with time duration of 90 minutes)
Note: At Stage II (National level) there will be negative marking in each paper. For each wrong answer 1/3rd mark will be deducted. No marks will be deducted for un attempted questions.To get the real feel of NTSE exam visit MyCareerLift.com and try out our unique both online & offline test series prepared by our experts.