NTSE doubles number of scholarships available to students

The coaching students of pre-nurture group (under class 10th) in Kota, who are also aspirants of the National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) Examination 2015, have doubled the scholarships awarded from 1000 students to 2000 students. This is a great opportunity for more aspirants to seek NTSE Scholarship.

From last 10 years, 1000 students of class 10th were selected annually in NTSE for availing scholarships. However, the increase in the scholarships from 1000 to 2000 students for NTSE 2015 recently has arrived as a major encouragement for the class 10th students aspirants of NTSE this year. Students qualifying NTSE Examination gets scholarships per month till post graduation.

Nilesh Gupta, Head of the Pre-foundation Career Care Programmes (PCCP) informed that the increase in the NTSE Scholarship is a moral booster for the aspirants as now more students would participate in the prestigious competitive examination. One aspirant of NTSE, Yash Gupta told that NTSE Examination is an important examination as it improves basic fundamentals of the studies and also creates aptitude for the major competitive examinations ahead in life. “It helps in improving the profile of the students and also in building confidence”, said Yash Gupta, who has also been selected for Final round of International Junior Science Olympiad.

Amit Gupta, Pre-Nurture Head, Allen Career Institute, Kota said that the first stage of the NTSE would be conducted by the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education for which the last date of form submission in 10th September. The Stage 1 of the NTSE Examination would be held on 8th November for which 3 lakh aspirants roughly would appear from across India.

Another aspirant, Ankit Kumar said that increase in the seats has given him new hope and confidence to appear in NTSE Examination as now he can thought of getting NTSE Scholarship due to increased seats.

National Talent Search Scheme is a flagship activity of the NCERT and is a national level scholarship program (Exam).  The examination consists of tests, namely Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The items in the MAT and SAT are multiple choice questions.