NTSE 2020 Exam Counselling
1. How to Apply for NTSE Exam?
Ans. Aspirants can register for NTSE online or offline by simply filling an application form. Usually, the last date to apply varies from one state to another. Students can apply online via NTSE’s official website by providing required details and paying the applicable fee. On the other hand, candidates who wish to register offline can do so by getting a printed application form NTSE office. Aspirants can download the application form in the PDF format. Students must be careful about sending the application form to the correct address; usually, they are required to forward the same on the address shared by the designated officer of the state or Union Territory.
2. How to Qualify for NTSE stage II Exam?
Ans. Students who have cleared NTSE stage II are considered eligible for the stage II exam of this prestigious scholarship programme. However, they must meet a few essential eligibility criteria to go through the qualifying process. For instance, candidates must have secured at least 80% marks in the NTSE stage I or state level exam held by NCERT. Usually, around 4000 students are short-listed from various parts of the country each year for the national level of NTSE. Subsequently, students who manage to secure the minimum qualifying marks at stage II of the exam are deemed eligible for the scholarship programme.
3. What are the Advantages of Being an NTSE Scholar?
Ans. Some of the most prominent benefits include – scholarship until the doctorate level for students pursuing science and social studies. The scholarship is granted up to the postgraduate level for professional courses like medicine or engineering. As NTSE scholar students have the edge over their competitors when opting for higher studies in foreign institutes. In fact, in India, some colleges have reserved seats for NTSE scholars.
Also, NTSE helps to build the foundation required to crack competitive exams like JEE, CLAT, AIPMT confidently. It also helps students to benefit during NDA selections and enjoy substantial discounts on the purchase of course books and other study materials.