Affiliated College National Level Exam
In the year 1964 the scheme was extended to all the states and the union territories in the country with 350 scholarships for the students of Class XI. These scholarships were awarded on the basis of a written examination, a project report and interview. The written examination comprised the Science Aptitude Test and an Essay on a given scientific theme. The candidates were to submit the project report at the time of the written examination. A stipulated number of candidates selected on the basis of these three components were then subjected to personal interview. The performance of the candidates on these four components was eventually employed for the purpose of awarding scholarships. These scholarships were awarded for pursuing education only in basic sciences up to doctoral level.
For appearing in the NTSE- an exam cum scholarship programme, every X class student must fulfill the NTSE Eligibility Criteria 2014, which are set by the National Council of Education and Training (NCERT). The NTSE is conducted at two Levels- Level-I and Level-II. For the eligibility at Level-I, students must have
Once the students are eligible for Level I of the examination, they must learn about the NTSE Exam Pattern 2014. The exam is conducted at two Levels
The Level-I of the test is divided into two parts- Part I and Part II. The part 1 of the test is Mental Ability test (MAT), which consists of reasoning and logical based questions. In this part students have to answer questions related to power of reasoning, ability to think, evaluate, ability to discriminate and visualize. The number of questions students have to answer is 50 which are related to analogies, classifications, series, pattern perception, coding-decoding, hidden figures and problem solving etc.
The second part of this test is Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), in which students have to attempt 150 questions related to Language.
The Level-II of the test is divided into two parts- Part I and Part II. Part-I is same as the MAT of Level-I, but part-II of SAT consists of 100 questions related to Maths, Science and Social studies. The SAT section is designed to judge reading abilities, interpretation, evaluation and general awareness about the subjects.