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About NRTS Scholarship 2016

NRTS  Scholarship 2016 is given to selected candidates by the Board of Secondary Education, Govt.of Odisha. Students must note that the application for appearing in NRTS Exam can be made through their school only. The Application process is completely Online and the last date to apply is August 31, 2016.  

Not more than 5 students from the same school can apply or appear in the examination. The only Authorities entitled to register the Students are :

  • For Students of Upper Primary and UGME Schools under their jurisdiction- Block Education Officers
  • For their own students- Head of the Institution of Secondary Schools

About National Rural Talent Search (NRTS) Examination: Suitable students will be selected for the scholarship through a written examination to be conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha. wherein, the candidate will be judged on subjects like MIL, Mathematics, General Science & Social Science. 



NRTS Application Begin

August 17, 2016

Application Close

August 31, 2016, 11:59 PM

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NRTS Scholarship 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Both 
Region Odisha 
Class/ Age Class 7 
  •  The candidates who have passed Class 8 (from Board of Secondary Education, Odisha) with minimum of 60% marks in the final examination and continuing in Class 8

NRTS Scholarship 2016 Reward

The selected students will get  Rs.250 per month for 36 months till the candidate studies in the secondary level with satisfactory performance

  • The candidates will be selected by District Education Officer for each district on the basis of result and merit list provided by the B.S.E., Odisha, after verification of correctness of the data in the merit list.
  • In no case, the total number of awardees in a Block (Rural & Urban taken together) shall exceeds 10.

NRTS Scholarship 2016 Application form and Process

The Application process for NTRS Scholarship is completely ONLINE. The Headmasters of Upper Primary & UGME Schools are required to collect the detail information of the students (as per the format) along with total fee and deposit with the concerned Block Education Officer for doing the online registration.The application form has to be filled by:

  • Block Education Officer  for students of Upper Primary & UGME schools under their jurisdiction.
  • The Head of the institutions of secondary school for their students.

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Caste and Income Declaration: The students will produce the declaration from the parents regarding the caste as SC/ ST/ SEBC.

  • Only SEBC category students will have to produce income declaration from the parents that their annual income does not exceed Rs.1.5 lakh.

Payment of NTRS Scholarship Application Fee

After filling the application form a button will appear automatically to generate pay-in-slip. Click on the button and take a print-out of this pay-in-slip on A4 size paper. Fill this slip and pay the application fee at any State Bank of India (SBI) branch.

NTRS Scholarship Application Fee: Rs 60

NRTS Scholarship 2016 Selection Process

  • The BSE, Odisha will declare the results of the scholarship examination and publish the merit list on its website. Only the candidates who qualify in NTRS examination  will be selected for NTRS Scholarship. 
  • The NTRS examination will be conducted in subjects such as MIL, Mathematics, General Science & Social Science. The questions will be set from the syllabus of Class 7. It will be a composite paper consisting of four sections, i.e. one section for each subject. Each section will carry full mark of 25 and the total mark will be 100.
  • The questions will be of multiple choice type, the candidates will have to answer in OMR Answer Sheet by darkening the right answer out of four options.

Disbursement of NTRS Scholarship

  • The payment of the scholarship amount will begin soon after the declaration of result and issue of award memo. the awardees will be informed to open. 
  • When selected the student will be informed to open joint bank +account (student and one of the parents) and submit the account details to the DEO/ BEO.
  • The NTRS scholarship money will be given to students through electronic transfer to their Bank Accounts. Soon after the publication of result and issue of the award.

NRTS Scholarship 2016 Contact Details

Helpline 91-9861833404

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Board of Secondary Education, Odisha.