Every year Pune-headquartered Maharashtra State Exam Council conducts the National Talent Search Examination. The examination is held to pick up the most talented students from class Xth all across India. The best ones get scholarships up to PhD level. On average, the total number of 2000 students are granted scholarships by the end of both examinations every year.
Maharashtra National Talent Search Examination Important Dates 2019
The Maharashtra National Talent Search examination important dates for the 2019 academic year are as follows:
|Important Events||Important Dates|
|Last Date to Fill the Application Form (with a regular fee of Rs.150)||11th September 2019|
|Last Date to Fill the Application Form (with a late fee of Rs.275)||18th September 2019|
|Last Date to Fill the Application Form (with an extra late fee of Rs.400)||25th September 2019|
|Level 1 Exam Date||17th November 2019|
|Level 2 Exam Date||10th May 2020|
The examination has two levels- State level and National level. Both the levels contain two sections of 100 marks each. The student is not marked negatively for either of the two sections. The first section is the Mental Ability Test also called as MAT and the other section is the Scholastic Aptitude Test. One has to clearly qualify state level exam in order to be able to give the national level examination. Almost 774 students make it to the state level examination.
Every year students of class 10th wait for this examination and prepare hard for it. This exam is held fairly and gives them the opportunity to showcase their talent and knowledge and also obtain scholarships for their intellect.