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National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) for 2020-21:

Inviting applications from Class 10th Students
All the students studying in Class 10th in recognized Schools affiliated with JKBOSE or CBSE /Kendriya/
Navodya Vidyalaya or other schools located in the UT of J&K and UT of Ladakh are eligible to appear for Stage-I
examination of National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Session 2020-21 to be conducted by the Jammu
and Kashmir Board of School Education scheduled on 27th December,2020 (Sunday).

Eligibility:- Applicant must have secured 60% marks (5% relaxation for ST/SC category) in class 9th and due for
appearing in ensuing Class 10th Annual Examination i.e. November 2020 in Kashmir Division/Winter Zone areas
of Jammu Division, UT of Ladakh and March 2021 in Summer Zone areas of Jammu Division. Students registered
under Open Distance Learning (ODL) are also eligible for the Scholarship.

Students should be below the age
of 18 years (as on 1st July 2020).

There will be no domicile restriction.

Selection :- Stage –I, selection will be done by Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education and those who
are selected/ recommended from Stage –I examination, will be eligible for Stage-II( National Level) examination
to be conducted by NCERT on 13th June, 2021.

Scholarship: About two thousand scholarships are awarded for different stages of education as shown below
across the Country:-

a) Scholarship of Rs.1250/- per month for Class-XI to XII.
b) Scholarship of Rs.2000/- per month for undergraduates & post graduates.
c) Amount of Scholarship for Ph.D shall be fixed in accordance with UGC norms.

Examination: The pattern of written examination will be as follows:

Stage-I Examination at State/UT level will comprise of two papers i.e
Paper Test No. of questions No. of marks Duration
Paper-I Mental Ability Test (MAT) 100 100 120 min
Paper-II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 100 100 120 min
The application form in prescribed proforma and other detailed information about the Scholarship Scheme
can be had from JKBOSE website
The application form duly attested by the Head of the Institution and accompanied with the requisite
documents (Marks Card and reserved category certificate, if any) along with pay in slip of Rs.190 favoring Liaison
Officer,..NTSE, to be deposited in JK Bank

A/C No. 0547010100000002, Branch BOSE Bemina Srinagar, IFSC Code
JAKAOEXAMBR, must reach CDR Wing Bemina, Bypass Srinagar / Rehari Colony, Jammu/Sub/Branch Offices of
JKBOSE by or before 2nd December, 2020.

The Sub/Branch Offices shall submit the Application Forms in their respective Divisional Offices viz CDR
Wing, Bemina Srinagar & CDR Wing , Rehari Colony Jammu by or before 4th of December,2020 without any fail.

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