NTSE 2016 Selection Procedure
Urvashi Dalal, 15 Jun 2015, #NTSE

NTSE 2016 Selection Procedure: As per the Selection Procedure of NTSE 2016 the selection of scholars will be based only on the basis of the scores achieved in the final National level test.The NTSE 2016 Selection Procedure is laid by the official exam conducting body, which is NCERT.

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NCERT selects only those candidates who have successfully achieved the required score in the final stage of the examination and provide scholarships depending on the merit. Candidates can check the NTSE 2016 Selection Procedure here at this page.

National Talent Search Examination or NTSE is an examination and scholarship scheme. The NTSE 2016 Selection Procedure is a two- stage selection process for awarding scholarships to students. At Stage-I, selection is done at State or UT level through a written examination. After qualifying Stage-I a student appears for Stage-II, which is conducted by NCERT at national level. Every student who scores the required number of marks at Stage-II is eligible for the scholarship program.

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The NTSE 2016 Exam Pattern is categorized under two important sections- State level and National level. Students of class X across India can apply for the NTSE 2016 state level, which is conducted by individual state and Union Territories. After achieving desirable score, they are eligible for National level. Almost 4000 students are selected for the National level test across the country.


Each state has recommended a quota of specific number of students to be sent for the National level of examination. However, there is no such quota for awarding the scholarships but certain percentage of scholarships is reserved under different categories.  15% reservation of scholarships is for SC category, 7.5% reserved for ST students and 3% for physically challenged category.


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