Thursday, July 26, 2012

NTSE examination shifts to class 10

NCERT announced the date of NTSE examination for class 10. Earlier the examination was conducted for students of standard 8.
Stage I (State)
Last Date for Submission of Application Form                             - 31st August, 2012

Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and
Andaman and Nicobar Islands                                                       - 17th November, 2012 (Saturday)



Examination in All other States and                                               - 18th November 2012 (Sunday)
Union Territories


Stage II (National)
Examination in All States and Union Territories                           - 12th May, 2013 (Sunday)




Other details from http://www.ncert.nic.in/programmes/talent_exam/talent3.html

A discussion about this scheme took place in the 94th Meeting of Executive Committee of the NCERT held on 25.11.2010 and was decided that from 2012 the NTSE will again be held for class X students.

From the year 2012-13

  • NTSE will be conducted for Class X students
  • The examination will consist of Mental Ability Test(MAT) and Scholastic Ability Test(SAT)
  • Quota for State/UT will be computed proportionally on the basis of students enrollment in Class IX and X
  • The amount of scholarship will be Rs. 500/- per month for all the students studying in Class XI onwards(irrespective of class/course) except for Ph.D., wherein it is paid as per UGC norms.
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