Students studying Class X in any recognized school are eligible for applying for the examination.
Stage 1 of exam which will be held at state/UT level consists of Mental Ability Test, Scholastic Ability Test which also includes Language Comprehensive Test.
Students who are qualified in Stage 1 test becomes eligible for Stage 2 test.
Stage 2 of the exam will be held at national level and consists of Mental Ability Test, Scholastic Ability Test with Language Comprehensive Test.
Last date for submitting applications for 2013 National Talent Search Examination is 31st August 2013.
Stage 1 exam in Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands will be held on 16th November 2013.
Stage 1 exam in all other states and union territories will be conducted on 17th November 2013.
Stage 2 of National Talent Search exam will be held on 11th May 2014.
For more details and application forms visit website www.ncert.nic.in