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National Scholarship Examination- NSE

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About NSE

  • National Scholarship Exam 2016 is launched by Pratibha Education society (a government registered body, imparted with ISO Certificate 9001:2008) along with National Institute of Career Education (N.I.C.E).
  • The Scholarship is for school & College students  and aims at providing
    • Excellent learning framework
    • Support the career & personality development of learners throughout the country 
  • Registrations for National Scholarship Exam has started from March 1, 2016.

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NSE Eligibility Criteria


Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age
  • Class 5 to 12 students
  • Diploma & Degree students (Any university)
  • Students of Class 5-12 of ICSE/ CBSE or SSC boards are eligible to take NSE 2016.
  • Diploma/Degree students ( 1st to 3rd-year students of any stream) of any of the university across India are also eligible for National Scholarship Exam 2016. 

NSE Reward

National Scholarship Examination Rewards

The winners of the National Scholarship Examination will be awarded the following prizes:


1st Rank

2nd Rank

3rd Rank

Class 5

 Rs. 9,999  Rs. 4,999 Rs.1,999  

Class 6

 Rs. 11,111 Rs. 6,500    Rs. 3,000 

Class 7

 Rs. 12,999 Rs. 7,500  Rs. 3,500  

Class 8

Rs. 14,999  Rs.8,999   Rs.4,000 

Class 9

 Rs. 16,500  Rs.9,500   Rs.4,500 

Class 10

 Rs. 18,500 Rs. 11,111   Rs. 5,500 

Class 11

 Rs. 19,999 Rs. 12,000  Rs. 6,000 

Class 12

 Rs. 21,000 Rs. 12,500   Rs. 6,500 

Diploma (Any Stream)

  Rs. 25,000 Rs. 15,000   Rs. 7,500 

Degree (Any Stream)

 Rs. 31,000  Rs. 18,500  Rs.9,000
  • Consolation prizes for Rank 4 to 100 in each class
  • Participation certificates will be issued for all the students
  • Best School Award- The schools would be chosen for this on the basis of number of participation & other criteria and the winner schools would be awarded cash prize of Rs.10000 along with the certificate of Innovative School and the best school trophy.
  • Best Principal Award- The Principal would be selected on the basis of  a number of participation & other criteria and the winner would be awarded Winners Trophy & Certificate.
  • Best Teacher Award: The teacher would be selected on the basis of  a number of participation & other criteria and the winner would be awarded Winners Trophy & Certificate.

Other Benefits of National Scholarship Exam 2016

  • Performance Reports
    • Performance Analysis Report for all participating students.
    • School Performing Report for every school participated
  • Discounts: For participants having NSE certificate, 10 to 50 % discount on admission at private teaching institutes / coaching classes/sports clubs will be offered
  • For Diploma/Degree Holder: They would get career guidance & placement help from the experts.
  • Free Personality Development classes at the branch offices of NICE.

NSE Application form and Process

National Scholarship Examination Application Process

  • The students can apply online or offline for NSE 2016.
  • The person must be studying in a schools\Institutes in order to participate in the National Scholarship Exam 2016.
  • The student can apply individually or through school/ institute for this scholarship exam.

Offline Application Process

  • Application Forms can be procured from N.I.C.E offices, from the coordinators or from the schools. >> Click here to download the offline application form.
  • After downloading and saving the file students must take a print out of the Application form.
  • Students must fill in the mandatory details and stick a recent passport size photograph.
  • The students need to make a DD of Rs.350 in favor of " National Institute of Career"

Online Application Process

  • Applicants can make online applications for the scholarship examination. Click here to Apply Online for NSE 2016.
  • Candidates must fill in the mandatory details in the application form.
  • Candidates must upload their photograph (upto 20 Kb) in the space provided.
  • The candidates can pay their application fee through Net banking/ Debit card/Credit Card/IMPS.
  • Documents to be sent:
    • Online Payment Transaction Receipt.
    • Photo ID or School/College Identity Card or Bonafide.

Examination Fee

  • Examination fees  of Rs. 350 per student can be paid through Cash ( at NICE Office) or Demand draft in favor of "National Institute of Career Education" payable at Nashik/Pune.
  • Application form submitted after the last date will be accepted with late fine of Rs. 50.

Admit Card for NSE 2016

  • Admit Cards with the relevant information of exam seat number and examination center will be sent to all the participating students on School/College address or Students can Download their admit cards from the website www.niceedu.org

  • Examination Date and Center

    •  Students are requested to keep themselves updated as Information will be provided one month before the exam.
    • All rights reserved with the director in case of any change to be made in the centers/ Date of examination

NSE Selection Process

National Scholarship Examination - NSE Examination Pattern

  • Question paper will be objective type and will consist of MCQs with 4 options for each question.
  • Duration of the Exam – 1 hour & 30 mins
  • Medium of Examination:  English and Regional Languages
  • It would be a total 200 marks (2 marks for each question) exam with no negative marking for the wrong or unanswered questions.
Subject  No. of Questions Marks
General Knowledge 50 100
Mathematics 25 50
Social Science 25 50
Total 100 200

Selection Criteria for NSE 2016

*Applicants will be chosen further on the merit of marks attained in the examination

*In case of getting equal marks in the final examination, merit list will come out evaluating:

  • Student having more marks in Math
  • Student having more marks in GK
  • Student having more marks in Science

National Scholarship Exam Result 2016

  • The result of final National Scholarship Examination 2016 will be declared online www.niceedu.org

NSE Address

Head Office

5, Hari Mamta Appt, Panchak, Jail Road, Nasik Road, Nasik – 422 101, Maharashtra (India)

Corporate Office

402, Shivganga Apartment, 4th floor, Near Prabhat Talkies, A.B.C. Chowk,Pune – 411002,Maharashtra (India)

NSE Contact Details

Phone: 020 – 60500114
Mobile : 848-485-1001, 9960677033, 
E-mail: info@niceedu.org , niceedunsk@gmail.com
Website: www.niceedu.org

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Pratibha Education society
(Registered under Government of India)
 in association  with
National Institute of Career Education (N.I.C.E)

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