NTSE Scholarship 2020-21


NTSE Scholarship 2020-21: The National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is one of the most competitive exams in India. NTSE Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship program for students of Class 10 from all over the country. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) conducts the exam every year and 1000 meritorious students are selected for the NTSE scholarship.

NTSE scholarship is awarded to the selected students through the different stages of their education. Apart from the monetary benefits of being an NTSE scholar, there are additional advantages as well. In this article, we will provide you with detailed information regarding NTSE Scholarship and the advantages of being an NTSE scholar is also provided in the article. Read on to find out.

NTSE Scholarship 2020 - Overview
Before getting into details of NTSE Scholarship, lets have an overview of NTSE 2020 exam:
Name of the Exam NTSE
Conducting Body NCERT
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of Stages 2 (Stage 1 – State-level and Stage 2 – National-level)
Number of Sections in Each Stage 2
Total Number of Questions in Each Stage 200
Total Marks for Each Stage 200
Exam Duration 2 hours
Penalty for Wrong Answers No negative marking


NTSE Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for NTSE Scholarship, candidates will have to fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

  • Only students of Class 10 in any recognized school, including students under Open & Distance Learning can apply.
  • The student must belong to the Indian Citizen.
  • Candidates age should not exceed more than 18 years.

    NTSE Scholarship Amount 2020-21
    As mentioned above, the NTSE scholars are provided with monetary support by the Central Government all through their education. Students receive the scholarship at the different stages of their education as follows: NTSE Scholarship Money 2020-21
    NTSE Scholarship during Class 11 and 12 Rs 1250 per month
    NTSE Scholarship during UG and PG Rs 2000 per month
    NTSE Scholarship during PhD As per UGC norms


    How To Apply For NTSE Scholarship?

    Candidates who wish to apply for NTSE Scholarship should keep an eye of NTSE official website where they will release the notice when NTSE Registration forms are open. The steps to fill out the NTSE Application Form are given below:

  • Download the NTSE Application From the official website.
  • Fill the Application Form and attach all the necessary documents.
  • Get it signed by your School Principal.
  • Submit NTSE application form to the State Liaison Officer along with the application fees.
  • https://www.bse.telangana.gov.in/NTSE.aspx

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