Good news for NTSE aspirants, NCERT has decided to double the numbers of students to be selected for the prestigious NTSE Scholarship from this year onwards. Previously, 1000 students from class X were selected but now this number has been increased to 2000. This was announced on 55th Foundation Day of NCERT by HRD Minister, Smt. Smriti Irani.The last date to submit the application form is 10th September and the exam will be held on 8th November. The students who are selected for the scholarship will be provided with a monthly amount of ₹1250. Resonance PCCP Division Head, Mr. Nilesh Gupta, said that this is a good step as the number of Scholarship offered were unchanged for the past 10 years and now more students can avail the benefits of the Scholarship for a better future.