Punjab STATE Talent Search Exam scholarship is beneficial for 8th & 10th class students”

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Punjab STATE Talent Search Exam scholarship is beneficial for 8th & 10th class students”

img_20161108_101437-1The Punjab STATE{state institute of Science education{SCERT,} sponsored scheme “Punjab STATE Talent search Exam scholarship scheme{PSTSE} launched in 2009 with objective of the scheme to award scholarship to meritorious students of economically weaker sections to arrest their drop out at class VIII & X and encourage them to continue the study at secondary level.
Giving this information,vijay GarG,lecturer- dedicated for creating awareness among the students for bright future- from malout speaking to this correspondent said ,under this scheme,1000 scholarships are given under the said scheme in the state,who parents income from all sources is -Rs 1.5 lac or less and 500 seats for 8th and 500 seats for 10th class quote allotted to state.
He further said that the students who have secured minimum 70% marks in 7th and 9th class and in case of S.C category 45% marks for this benefit provided they are studying in Punjab government school’s.
Regarding the syllabus and number,Garg said , total marks are 180 with in 7th & 8th for 8th class PSTSE ,same for 10th class PSTSE as Science,Soical studies,Maths,Punjabi,Hindi, English beside mental ability.
The examination will be in two parts-first,relating to mental ability having 50 Questions verbal and non verbal reasoning having 4 answers and 2nd parts,relating to subjects which include 35 Questions each from Science & Social studies,20 Questions of maths,14 questions of English,13 each from Punjabi and Hindi,he added .
As Regards the examination centre’s ,he said,PSTSE exam with be held on 22 January,2017 at district headquarters with 3 hours time and last date for submission of form will be 8.12.2016 December 2016.No admission fee is charged for this examination.The students getting merit position will get 200/-Rs per month scholarship from state government up to 12th class.

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