National Talent Search Examination 2017 – Apply now: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi has released a notification for National talent search examination 2017. The national talent search examination for students studying in class 10th is meant to identify the nurture talent. The examination is conducted every year at two levels: Stage-1 (state level) and Stage-2 (national level). Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply in the prescribed format and submit the application form as per details mentioned in notification. Application form and notification can be downloaded through the NCERT official website. Other details like age, Qualifying marks, language test, selection process, essential qualification, and how to apply are given as under:
National Talent Search Examination 2017 details:
Essential Qualification: All students of class 10th studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the stage-1 examination, conducted by the states/ UTs, in which the schools are located. There will be no domicile restriction.
Selection: Stage-1, selection will be done by states/ UTs and those who qualify stage-1, will be eligible to appear for stage-2 examination conducted by NCERT.
Language Test: Only qualifying in nature and marks obtained for language test will not be counted for final merit.
Qualifying marks: Qualifying marks for candidates from general category is 40% in each paper and for SC, ST and PH is 32% in each paper.
How to apply: Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply in the prescribed format and submit the application form as per details mentioned in notification. Application form and notification can be downloaded through the NCERT official website. For further details like Qualifying marks, language test, selection process, essential qualification, and how to apply refer the recruitment advertisement.
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Scholarships: About one thousands scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as follows:
Scholarship for Rs.1250/- per month for class-11th to 12th.
Scholarship for Rs.2000/- per month for undergraduates and post-graduates.
Amount of scholarship for Ph.D. is fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.
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