State Level National Talent Search Examination (NTS)- 2015-16

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Name of Examination: State Level National Talent Search Examination (NTS)- 2015-16.
Eligibility : Class-X
Apply Mode: Online
Last Date: 15-09-2015
Applications are invited from the intending students studying in class –X (Ten) for the State Level National Talent Search Examination (NTS)- 2015-16.

About the Scheme (NTS)
National Talent Search Scheme is a flagship activity of National Council of Educational Research & Training (NCERT). The purpose of the scheme is to identify the talented students and nurture their talent on the basis of examination conducted. Scholarship will be awarded as per NCERT Rules.

Scholarship:
About One thousand scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows:
(a) Scholarship of Rs. 1250/- per month for Class XI to XII.
(b) Scholarship of Rs. 2000/- per month for Undergraduates and Post-graduates.
(c) Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D. be fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.

Reservation:-
15% for students belonging to the SC category, 7.5% for students belonging to the ST category and 3% for Physically challenged Group of students.

Selection:-
There will be two stage selection process for award of scholarship.
Stage-I, selection will be done by State /UTs and those who qualify Stage-I, will be eligible to appear for Stage-II examination, conducted by NCERT

Qualifying Marks:-
Qualifying marks for candidates from General category is 40% in each paper and for candidates from SC, ST, PH is 35% in each paper.

Eligibility :-
Students of Class-X studying in Government, Local Body, Govt. Aided, Private Schools are eligible to appear for Stage –I examination.

Application Form :-
Students may visit  website www.madhyamik.in for online submission of application which will be available from 15th August, 2015, 11.00 A.M.

Examination Centre:-
Stage-I NTS Examination will be held at almost all the District Headquarters. However centre of examination may be increased or decreased by the authority depending upon the number of candidates for the Examination from the District.

Important Dates :-
1. Last date of submission of Application Form :- 15th September 2015 upto 5.00 P.M.
2. Examination Date :- 8th November 2015(Sunday).

Admit Card:-
The Admit Card for the candidate will be available online. The candidate may download his/her admit card by putting his/her application number or user name on or after 30th October’ 2015. If any candidate fails to submit required information or deposit required fee, their application will be rejected and no admit card will issued against them.

Rate of Examination Fee:-
Rs.150/- per student of General Category.
Rs.100/- per student of SC/ST Category.

How to deposit fee:-
For ONLINE submission of application, the candidates have to deposit fee in any SBI Branch by e-challan generated by ONLINE PORTAL.

In case any confusion, the students may contact the Liaison Officer (Ms. M.Hojai) Jt. D.S.E. over telephone number is 0361-2381657(O)during working hours

Helpline No.09769199421 (Monday to Saturday: 10 A.M to 6 P.M.)