NTSE - National Talent Search Examination
NTSE IntroductionNTSE stands for National Talent Search Examination. It is the most prestigious examination conducted by the government under the ageis of the NCERT and State Educational authorities at the high school level. Over 1,50,000 students appear for this exam every year. Only 1000 scholarships are awarded annually. National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a national-level scholarship program in India to identify and recognize students with extremely high intellect and academic talent. The scheme is open to students of Indian nationality. Only students studying in Class X are eligible to appear for the selection process. As it is organized by an official body (NCERT), it is widely regarded as the toughest and most prestigious examination at high school level in the country. It helps students to proliferate their mental level and also helps them to sharpen their minds.
Benefits of succeeding in the NTSE
- Monetary Benefits- Scholarships of Rs.500/- per month, paid from XI standard till Post Graduation
- Instant Recognition - One stands out among one's peers, significant factor for admission to good overseas universities.
- Prestige it brings to the school - As there are very few NTSE scholars, it helps the school to get recognition, enhance its prestige among neighbouring schools and help attract more number of students for admission.
- Confidence it gives for succeeding in competitive examinations - The acceptance level is only 0.67%. Therefore the scholar gets the confidence do well in examinations like IIT - JEE, NEET , SAT, CAT, GRE and other Engineering Entrance Examination.
- Only students studying in class X are eligible to appear for the selection process for the respective Class X Stage I examination conducted by the States/UTs in which the schools are located.
- Student can take the exam only once.
- As selection process is completely decentralized, the percentage of marks required to apply will be decided by respective State/UTs.
NTSE 2013-2014 Important Dates
|DOWN LOADING THE BLANK APPLICATION FORMS FROM THE WEBSITE WILL OPEN ON||04.09.2013 AT 12 NOON|
|LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF THE FILLEDIN APPLICATION FORMS WITH FEES FROM THE STUDENTS IS||16.09.2013|
|HEAD OF INSTITUION SHOULD SUBMIT THE PARTICULARS ON LINE IN THE WEB SITE||FROM 16.09.2013 TO 21.09.2013|
|HEAD OF INSTITUION SHOULD HANDOVER THE APPLICATIONS IN ONE LOT WITH TOTAL FEES COLLECTED IN CASH AT THE RESPECTIVE DISTRICT EDUCATION OFFICER ON OR BEFORE||23.09.2013 UPTO 5.30 P M|
Apllications can be downloaded from our website by clicking the following link NTSE Application
Notification and other details related to NTSE 2013 can be viewed here. NTSE Notification