New Delhi, Oct 8:
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has put the National Talent Search Examination Scheme (NTSE) on hold till further orders. This information was given in an official order. This popular scholarship scheme is funded by the Ministry of Education and implemented by NCERT.
The scholarship exam is conducted every year in two phases – Phase I (State Level) and Phase II (National Level). NCERT in an official order the National Talent Search Scheme is a central scheme fully funded by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. NCERT in an official order said, “National Talent Search Scheme is a central scheme fully funded by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. NCERT is the implementing agency of the NTS scheme. The scheme was approved by 31 March 2021. It said, “The scheme has not been approved for further implementation in its present form and has been put on hold till further orders.”E is.”
According to senior NCERT officials, the ministry is reviewing the scheme for the purpose of re-introducing it. A senior council official said, “Discussions are on to re-introduce the NTSE exam, which would include increasing the number of scholarships as well as increasing the scholarship amount to benefit more and more students.” However, he did not specify any time frame for this. This exam is conducted in Hindi, English and 11 other Indian languages. Scholarship Students pursuing science and social sciences are awarded up to the doctoral level and up to the second degree level in professional courses such as medicine and engineering.
In this, a scholarship of Rs 1,250 is given every month to the students of class 11th and 12th, while a scholarship of Rs 2,000 is given to the undergraduate and postgraduate students every month. A total of 2,000 scholarships are given in the country, of which 15 percent are for Scheduled Castes, 7.5 percent for Scheduled Tribes and 27 percent for Other Backward Classes and there is a reservation of four percent for the differently-abled students.