Author: All Assam Career

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Applications are invited from student studying in Class- X for State Level (Stage-I ) of National Talent Search (NTS) Examination for the year 2019-20 sponsored by National Council of Educational Research & Training (NCERT), New Delhi.

Scholarship:

About 2000 scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows.

  • Class XI to XII – Rs.1,250/- per month.
  • UG/ PG – Rs.2,000/- per month.
  • The Scholarship for Ph.D is fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.

Reservation:

  • Assam State quota is 202.
  • SC – 15% of Scholarship will be reserved.
  •  ST – 7.5% of Scholarship will be reserved.
  • OBC –  27% of Scholarship will be reserved.
  • EWS – 10% of Scholarship will be reserved.
  • PH – 4% of Scholarship will be reserved.
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer ) – 27% of Scholarship will be reserved.

 

Eligibility:

  • Students of Class-X studying under Government Schools, Local Body, Govt. Aided, Private Schools are eligible to appear in the examination.

Selection Test:

  • A written examination will be held on 13.12.2020 for the selection of candidates.
  • There will be two papers as follows
    Paper-I – Mental Ability Test (MAT): 100 marks,
    Paper-II – Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT): 100 marks.
  • This is an OMR based examination. Each question will carry 1 mark each in both the papers.
    The selection test will carry no negative marking system.

Selection Procedure:

  • There will be two stages of the selection process for the award of this scholarship.
    • Stage-I (State Level) – This selection will be done by State /UTs,
    • Stage-II (National Level) – Those who qualify Stage-I will be eligible to appear in the examination.
  • State level qualifying marks for candidates from the General category is 40% in each paper and for [FROM – 25.10.2020]candidates from SC, ST, PH is 32% in each paper.

Important Dates:

  • Application Starting Date – 25.10.2020
  • Application Last Date – 25.11.2020
  • Issued of Admit Cards – 01.12.2020
  • Examination Date – 13.12.2020

Apply Mode:

  • Online.

How to apply:

  • A student needs to apply online to appear in the NTS, Examination through the `Bidyarthi’ Android App available on Google Play Store or through the official website https://ncert.nic.in.

Application Fee:

  • Rs. 250/- for General & OBC Category.
  • Rs. 225/- for SC/ST Category.
  • Rs. 220/- for Differently Abled students.

 

 Official Notification: Click Here

Apply Online: [EFFECTIVE FROM – 25.10.2020]

Official Website: Click Here