I am living in Andhra Pradesh and planning to apply for the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) want exam details. Will you please provide me eligibility to apply for National Talent Search Examination Andhra Pradesh also tells what the pattern of exam so I can prepare well?
The National Talent Search Examination (NTSE), a national scholarship examination for awarding scholarships to class 10th students is conducted by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT).
The students who are studying X Class during the current academic in any recognized school in Andhra Pradesh, including Kendriya Vidyalayas and schools affiliated to I.C.S.E. and C.B.S.E., New Delhi are only eligible to appear for the above said Examination.
The students who have selected for NMMS scholarships and studying X class now may also eligible for NTS Examination but such candidates have to forego the further NMMS scholarships, if he/she are selected in NTS Examination.
Examination Pattern/ Test Type:
N.C.E.R.T, New Delhi has changed the examination pattern from this year onwards. Language Comprehensive Test (Telugu/Urdu/English) for 50 marks (Only for qualifying), Mental Ability test for 50 and Scholastic test is for 100 marks.
The distribution of marks and questions are as follows. The time limit was not changed.
A. Mental Ability – Marks: 50; No. of Questions: 50
B. Scholastic Test
Language Comprehensive Test- Marks:50; No. of Questions: 50
Aptitude Test – Marks: 100; No. of Questions: 100
There will be two-stage selection process for award of scholarship to class X students of AP. For Stage I, selection will be done by the both states of AP through NTS first level examination November.
The Students of AP, who qualify Stage-I, will be eligible to appear for Stage-II examination, conducted by NCERT.
On the basis of the National Talent Search Examination, 1000 scholarships will be awarded. The amount of scholarship will be Rs. 500/ month