NCERT-National Talent Search Examination 2011 Scholarships

National Council of Educational Research and Training, NCERT-National Talent Search 2011 Selected Candidates

National Talent Search Scheme is a flagship activity of the NCERT started in the year 1963. The purpose of the scheme was to identify talented students and nurture their talent.

The scheme, therefore, covers areas like Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Management and
Law. It honours and helps talented students by providing financial assistance in the form of a monthly
scholarship. For the courses in Basic Sciences, Social Sciences and Commerce, this assistance is
provided up to Ph.D. level. For professional courses like Engineering, Medicine, Management and Law
this assistance is given only up to Post Graduation. The NCERT conducts the National Talent Search
Examination for students studying in Class VIII only.

Scholarships: On the basis of the examination conducted, 1000 scholarships will be awarded for
each group of students appearing for Class VIII examinations. The amount of scholarship will
be Rs.500/- per month as per NTS rules.

Important Dates:

Last Date for Submission of Application Form                        31 August, 2010

Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya,
Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar
Islands                                                                                   20th November, 2010 (Saturday)

Examination in All other States and
Union Territories                                                                   21st November, 2010 (Sunday)

Examination in All States and Union
Territories                                                                             8th May, 2011 (Sunday)

Application Form: Application form can be downloaded from NCERT website

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