NTSE 2019-20 Stage 2 Re-scheduled Exam Date : On February 14, 2021

Written By: / Career Guidance and Education / Thursday, 17 December 2020 16:47

The second stage of the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) 2019-20 will be now Re-scheduled held on February 14, 2021. Earlier, the exam was scheduled for 7 February  2021, but it had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“all those candidates who want to seek change of exams centre due to any reason are required to submit their request to Head, Educational surey division in the prescribed format lastest by 28 December 2020 through  email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Further information regarding the exam will be made available on the official website, ncert.nic.in.
“The said examination was scheduled for May 10th 2020 but was postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic. The exam is now rescheduled on 14th February 2021 (Sunday) in all the States/UTs,” National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) said in a statement.
Further information regarding the exam will be made available on the official website, ncert.nic.in.
Last year, 2,103 students qualified for NTSE scholarship. The NCERT, in 2019, doubled the number of NTSE scholarships. Earlier, it was given to 1,000 meritorious students.
“As on date 2000 scholarships are awarded in the country with reservation of 15 percent for SC, 7.5 percent for ST and 27 percent for other backward classes and 4 percent for group of students with benchmark disabilities,” NCERT said.
About 2,000 scholarships are awarded at different stages of education. For Class 11 to Class 12 the amount of scholarship is Rs 1,250 per month.
For Undergraduate and Postgraduate years, it is Rs 2,000 per month and for PhD, the amount of scholarship is fixed in accordance with the UGC norms.
The NTSE is held every year in two stages. In the first stage, students are examined at the state-level. Shortlisted candidates are invited to participate in stage 2 or the National-level exam conducted by the NCERT. Those who qualify in the second stage become eligible for the scholarship.
For 2020-21, the first stage of NTSE will be held on December 12 and 13, 2020 and the second stage exam will be conducted on June 13, 2021

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Vijay Garg

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Vijay Garg is a regular contributor of Imphal Times, mostly related with Education. Vijay is a resident of Street Kour Chand MHR Malout-152107 Distt Sri Muktsar sahib Punjab. Vijay Garg, Ex.PES-1 is a retired Principal from Government Girls Sen Sec school Mandi Harji Ram Malout -152106 Punjab. He is also the author of Quantitative Aptitude, NTSE , NMMS, Mathematics of XII, ICSE numerical physics and chemistry many more books.

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