NTSE Notification 2017 – NCERT Scholarship Scheme | Stage 1/2 Dates

By | August 30, 2016

NTSE Notification 2017 – NCERT NTSE Notification 2017, NTSE Scholarship Scheme | Stage 1/2 Dates

NCERT is National Council of Educational Research and Training. It is one of the education board of the country. This was brought up in the year 1961 by the government of India. The government located its head quarter at Sri Aurbindo Marg, New Delhi. The purpose of framing this organization was to assist and advice the central government as well as the state governments on various academic matters related to the school education in the country. The organization organizes various competitive exams, board exams and as well as the scholarship examinations.

NTSE Notification 2017

For this academic session also NCERT is going to organize a NTSE test. NTSE is expanded as the National Talent Search Examination. This is basically a scholarship program / test which is conducted for the students of 10th standard. For this NTS Examination, NCERT released an official notice, to start up the form filling schedule. All the students who have completed their 10th standard or we can say are 10th pass, can apply for this scholarship exam. This scholarship test is mainly for those students whose parental annual income is less than 1 lac. In other word the students belonging to lower economical families can apply for this scholarship test. The lower economical families are unable to afford the money for higher school education and thus they don’t send their children for the higher education.

NTSE Notification 2017

NTSE Notification 2017

So to help such families and students, this scheme is launched so that the students continue their further studies. If the applied student qualified this scholarship exam, then he / she will be granted the scholarship from the side of government. Almost 1000 students are granted this scholarship every year. Under this scholarship scheme the students will be Rs. 1250 per month for the class 11th and 12th standard and for the students of under graduation and post graduation an amount of Rs. 2000 will be granted per month.

Full NameNational Talent Search Examination
Conducted by NCERT
Notification January 2017
Official Pagencert website

For more details about this scholarship, the students can view www.ncert,nic.in. this is the official link of NCERT. The interested students can apply for this scholarship via this link only. Students will have to open this link..

– further select the NTS Examination link.

– under that link click for the online registration form.

– when the form will appear, fill it completely with all the necessary details.

– then submit the form.

– save the application form after downloading it, as the application form number can be required later also.

– a hard copy can also be useful for further use.

NTSE NCERT Notification 2017

The dates to fill up the forms is different in all the states, so students of different states are requested to visit the site and check out the dates and apply for this test. This is a mind blowing opportunity for all the students belonging to low income family. The passing marks required to qualify this test is 40% for the students belonging to general category and 32 % for the students belonging to the SC, ST and OBC category. The written test will be considered with the topics like Scholastic Aptitude test, Language test and the mental ability test. In total there will be 200 questions and students will have to complete the test in 180 minutes i.e. 3 hours. In this test, negative rewards will also be given for every incorrect answer. About 1/3rd mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

The NTS Examination will be held in two phases, on will be held in the month of November 2016 and the other will be held on May 2017. The forms for the phase – I i.e. November 2016, has been started filling, so hurry up visit the official link of NCERT and apply for the scholarship test.

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One thought on “NTSE Notification 2017 – NCERT Scholarship Scheme | Stage 1/2 Dates

  1. radha krishna

    Is NTSE scholorship eligible for high income above 1 lack family students ?


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