NTSE 2021 Exam Eligibility Criteria

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Eligibility Criteria for NTSE Exam
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The NTSE exam is divided into two sections. The state board administers stage one of the NTSE test, while NCERT administers stage two. To take the NTSE 2021, candidates must meet the eligibility requirements.

  • A candidate may only take the NTSE if he or she is an Indian national or an Indian-origin candidate. The maximum age limit for NTSE test takers is 18 years old. 

  • Candidates who are enrolled in an open school for class 10 are qualified to take the exam. Candidates in class IX are also qualified to take the NTSE. 

  • The applicant must pass the class IX exam with a score of 60% or higher. 

  • For all applicants, the NTSE reservation policy is the same.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. Does NTSE Provide Scholarships?

Ans. The Indian government offers NTSE scholars a scholarship of Rs 1250 per month for Class XI and XII and Rs 2000 per month for graduation and higher education. Aside from that, becoming an NTSE scholar comes with the following advantages:

  • NTSE scholars are given priority in the UPSC-sponsored NDA National Defence Academy Exam.

  • IIIT-Hyderabad, a renowned Engineering College for Information Technology, provides 15 seats to NTSE scholars. This institute is comparable to the IIT-Bombay.

  • In foreign university admissions, NTSE scholars would have an advantage.

  • Preference in a variety of jobs in the public and private sectors.

  • NTSE scholars earn "bonus points" at IIIT-Delhi, a Government of Delhi Engineering College.

Q2. Why Should a Student Take NTSE?

Ans. The National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is one of India's oldest and most prestigious scholarship exams. In culture, an NTSE scholar is held in high regard. On the basis of Stage – II, approximately 1000 NTSE Scholars are finally granted scholarships. It recognises and assists promising students by offering a monthly scholarship. Scholarships are offered under the current scheme to applicants who wish to pursue courses in sciences and social sciences up to doctoral level, as well as technical courses such as medicine and engineering up to second-degree level, provided they meet the requirements.

Q3. How to Get the NTSE Admit Card?

Ans. On their respective state websites, the NTSE Admit Card 2021 for the stage -I examination is issued. The NTSE Admit Card / Admission letter must include all pertinent details such as the test location, roll number, date, and time. Before the examination, candidates can download their NTSE Admit Cards.