National Talent Scholarship for undergraduate students

Details about National Talent Scholarship

National Talent Scholarship (NTS) was launched by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research for students pursuing a Bachelor’s program in an ICAR-recognized agricultural university located outside of his/her state of domicile and duly funded under the planning scheme “Strengthening and Development of Higher Agricultural Education in India” of the Education Division of the ICAR.

The amount of the scholarship is ₹ 2,000/- per month for Bachelor’s (Under Graduate).

The scholarship will be awarded initially for a period of one year from the date the student actually takes admission and shall be renewed for the remaining duration of the undergraduate degree program subject to his/her maintenance of good academic performance and conduct as specified by the concerned university.

What are the benefits of National Talent Scholarship?

The value of the scholarship shall be ₹ 2,000/- per month to undergraduate (Bachelor’s degree) students.

What is the eligibility criteria for National Talent Scholarship?

  1. The applicant should be a student pursuing a Bachelors’s from an Agricultural University recognized by ICAR, located outside his/her state of domicile.
  2. The applicant should be admitted into the university through the All India Entrance Examination (AIEE).
  3. The university should be duly funded under “Strengthening and Development of Higher Agricultural Education in India” of the Education Division, ICAR.

The student shall be eligible for the renewed scholarship provided he/ she:

  1. Maintains merit and good conduct as certified by the Head of the College / University / Institution.
  2. Does not remain absent without prior permission and does not participate in any agitation/strike etc. during the period.
  3. Takes up studies on a whole-time basis and does not take up any job even on a part-time basis.
  4. Does not accept any other financial assistance/scholarship during the course of undergraduate study.
  5. Does not leave his/her course of study within one month of admission.
  6. Does not subsequently change the initial subject allocated for which he/she has been awarded the NTS during his studies.

How to apply for National Talent Scholarship?

  1. Interested candidates can apply for the scholarship through official website. Click Here
  2. The Application Form other than online mode will not be accepted.

What are the documents required to apply for National Talent Scholarship?

Candidates need to upload scanned images of the below documents with the Application.:

  1. Photograph
  2. Signature
  3. Thumb impression

No certificates are required to be uploaded along with the Application Form at the time of online submission.

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