Stage One: State-level examination. The question papers are both of the same type as the national level papers, but are prepared by the State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT).
Stage Two: National-level examination. The question paper is prepared by NCERT and although it is of the same format as the state-level exam, it tends to be more difficult.
Stage Three: Interview Round. Students who have qualified Round 2 are invited to a regional centre where an interview will be held for each candidate individually. NCERT tries to assign a centre close to the place of residence of the student. In case of outstation students, a travel allowance will be given by NCERT on producing the ticket. Air fair will not be paid for.
Each paper in Levels 1 and 2 tests a different skill. The first paper is always a Mental Ability Test (
The syllabus for the
Where do I study from?
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