Institute: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
Scholarship: National Talent Search Examination- 2013
Eligibility: Students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the respective Class X Stage I examination conducted by the States/UTs in which the schools are located. There will be no domicile restriction.
How to apply:
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Students may also contact the State/UT Liaison officer for procuring application form.
The completed application form should be signed by Principal of the school. The candidate/Principal of the school must confirm the last date for submission of Application Form and where to submit it from the State/ UT liaison officer.
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Selection process: There will be two-stage selection process for award of scholarship. For Stage-I, selection will be done at the States/UT level through a written examination. Students who qualify Stage I will be eligible to appear for Stage II examination at the national level conducted by NCERT.
Scholarships: On the basis of the examination conducted, 1000 scholarships will be awarded for each group of students appearing for Class X examinations. The amount of scholarship will be Rs.500/- per month as per NTS rules.
Note: The States/ UTs will also conduct the selection test for National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme along with the Stage-I written examination for NTS.
Application deadline: August 31, 2012
Exam in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands: November 17, 2012
Exam in All other States and Union Territories: November 18, 2012
Stage II (National): Examination in All States and Union Territories: May 12, 2013
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National Talent Search Examination
National Council of Educational Research and Training
Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi – 110016
Phone: (011) 26560464 (Timings 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM only) For NTS National Level Examination Inquiry only
Phone: (011) 26562704 (Timings 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM only) For NTS Scholarship Inquiry