The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE), Ajmer had conducted the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) on 8th November, 2015, in which a total of 249 students have been selected from Rajasthan.  

Of these, 86 students are from Resonance Adventures Private Limited, 148 students from Allen Career Institute, and 7 students each from Career Point and Vibrant Academy. 

Some of the students selected from Career Point are Piyush Kuntal, Tapas Aggarwal, Sawan Vyas, Yashika Singhal, Saurav Devale, Shivam Bohra and Yashi Khandelwal.

The state topper is Chinmaya Goyal from Allen Career Institute. He has secured 149 marks in the NTSE Stage-1 exam and is currently preparing for JEE- Advanced at Allen’s Jaipur Center. Ujjawal Soni, a student from Resonance, Udaipur has bagged  the 2nd rank in the state by securing 147 marks in the examination.

Vibrant Academy, Kota has claimed that the Kota district toppers are from their institute. Rakesh Sharma, Vice President, Vibrant informed PaGaLGuY that the toppers Nishant Jain and Naman Garg have both secured 145 marks each.

Nishant Jain(top) and Naman Garg(below) Kota district toppers from Vibrant Academy

The 2nd stage of NTSE will be held on 8th May this year in which all selected students will participate. According to Amit Gupta, Allen PNCF head, the Ministry of HRD has decided that this year in NTSE, 2000 students will be given monthly scholarship. Untill last year, only 1000 students selected from all over the country were given the scholarship. The students selected in the last stage of NTSE will be given a monthly scholarship of Rs. 1250 in class 11th and 12th and Rs. 2000 per month scholarship in graduation and post-graduation. 

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