www.ncert.nic.in is the official website of National Talent Search Scheme(NTSE). NTSE is an activity started by the NCERT in 1963. This Scheme was started with a view of searching talented students. This scheme covers all the fields for discovering talent in the students. The details of area covered by the examination include Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Management and Law.
This scheme was started with an aim providing financial assistance to the talented students in the form of monthly scholarship:
1. For the course in Basic Sciences, Social Sciences and Commerce, this assistance is provided up to Ph.D. level.
2. NTSE provides assistance for professional courses like Engineering, Medicine, Management and Law but with the limitation of only upto PG level.
3. In the year 2009, NTSE will conduct examination for the students currently in class Vlll.
4. On the basis of examination, 1000 scholarships are awarded to 8th class students.
Eligibility Criteria: Student must be of class 8th studying in the recognized school.
Examination Pattern: National Level Examination will be divided into 3 parts:
1. Mental Ability Test (MAT)
2. Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) covering social sciences, sciences and mathematics.
For NTS National Level Examination
Inquiry: Phone No. : 011-26560464,
For State Level NTS Examination Enquiry, Contact the Liaison Officer of your State
For NTS Scholarship Inquiry: Phone No. : 011-26562704 (Timings 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM only)
For more details, please visit www.ncert.nic.in