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National Talent Search (NTS) Exam 2018 for Class 10 Students

In order to identify and nurture the talented students, NCERT has been conducting National Talent Search Examination since the year 1963.Under this scheme, 1000 talented students are identified through two tier National Talent Search Examination. The examination is conducted every year at two levels: Stage-I (State Level) and Stage-II
(National Level).

Eligibility:

All students of Class X studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the Stage-I examination, conducted by the States/UTs, in which the schools are located. There will be no domicile restriction.

 Scheme of Examination:

Paper

Test

No. of Questions

No. of Marks

Duration (in minutes)

Paper-I

Mental Ability Test (MAT)

50

50

45

Paper-II

Language Test (LT) English/Hindi

50

50

45

Paper-Ill

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

100

100

90

* If there is any change in pattern for Stage-II examination then the same will be communicated later on through NCERT website www.ncert.nic.in. Candidates are advised to keep track of updates on NCERT website.

 Scholarships:

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. is fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.

For further details students can access the following web link: http://ncert.nic.in/announcements/pdf/NTS_EXAM-2018.pdf