Aakash Kashmir Talent Hunt Exam (AKTHE)

In sync with its vision to become a preeminent educational group that works towards the overall advancement of the society by enabling the brightest minds of the country to achieve what they desire and deserve to, Aakash Srinagar is conducting Aakash Kashmir Talent Hunt Exam (AKTHE) 2017. This examination is to enable the most deserving students to achieve their goals of becoming top professionals by providing them with free coaching. In AKTHE, top 20 students will be selected, out of them 5 students each from Class VIII & IX and 10 students from Class X (5 top ranking students from Engineering Stream & 5 top ranking students from Medical Stream) to give them this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The examination will be held at Srinagar Centre.

Exam Details of AKTHE 2017
Eligibility: Class VIII, IX & X studying students
Examination Fee: ` 200/- (Including Service Tax)
Exam Date: 20th August, 2017 (Sunday)
Timing: 10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
Last date of receiving duly filled Registration Form by post or by hand before 5:00 pm at Srinagar Centre: 12th August, 2017 (Saturday)
Last date of receiving duly filled Registration Form with late fee by post or by hand before 5:00 pm at Srinagar Centre: 13th August, 2017 (Sunday)
Date of Declaration of Result: 27th August, 2017 (Sunday)
Examination Pattern (for Class VIII & IX Studying Students)
Total No. of Questions: 80 Duration: 2 hours Total Marks: 320 No Negative Marking
80 MCQs: Science: Physics (12), Chemistry (12) & Biology (12) Mathematics (24) Mental Ability Test (20)
Examination Pattern (for Class X Studying Students)
Total No. of Questions: 90 Duration: 2 hours Total Marks: 360 No Negative Marking
90 MCQs: Science: Physics (15), Chemistry (15) & Biology (15) Mathematics (25) Mental Ability Test (20)
Syllabus for AKTHE
For Class VIII Studying Students
Physics Force and Pressure, Friction, Sound, Chemical Effects of Electric Current
Chemistry Synthetic Fibres and Plastics, Materials: Metals and Non-Metals
Biology Crop Production and Management, Microorganisms: Friend and Foe, Conservation of Plants and Animals, Cell- Structure and Functions
Mathematics Squares and Square Roots, Exponents, Quadrilaterals, Percentage, Linear Equations in One Variable, Cubes and Cube Roots, Data Handling
Mental Ability Verbal & Non Verbal Reasoning: Number and Alphabet Test, Series, Classification, Analogy, Direction Test, Coding and Decoding, Problems based on Figures
For Class IX Studying Students
Physics Motion, Force and Laws of Motion, Gravitation (Excluding Floatation)
Chemistry Matter in our Surroundings, Is Matter Around Us Pure?
Biology Cell: The Fundamental Unit of Life, Tissues
Mathematics Number Systems, Factorization of Polynomials, Lines and Angles, Congruency of Triangles, Heron’s Formula
Mental Ability General Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Figure Matrix, Problems based on Figures
For Class X Studying Students
Physics Class IX – Gravitation (Floatation only), Work and Energy, Sound Class X – Light - Reflection and Refraction, Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
Chemistry Class IX – Atoms and Molecules, Structure of the Atom Class X – Chemical Reactions and Equations, Acids, Bases and Salts, Metals and Non-Metals
Biology Class X – Life Processes- Nutrition, Respiration, Transportation, Excretion; Control and Coordination in Animals and Plants
Mathematics Class IX & X – Real Numbers, Polynomials, Triangles, Class IX – Mensuration, Circles, Quadrilaterals Class X – Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables, Quadratic Equations, Trigonometric Ratios and Identities
Mental Ability Verbal & Non Verbal Reasoning – Series, Analogy, Classification, Coding and Decoding, General Logical and Analytical Reasoning, Problems based on Figures, Data Interpretation
Note: The syllabus of AKTHE has been designed keeping in mind the curriculum taught in class VIII, IX & X.
Scholarship Criteria for AKTHE 2017
 
(i) Scholarship Criteria for each Class VIII & IX Students
Category AKTHE Rank & Percentage of Marks Tuition Fee Admission Fee & Registration Fee
A Top 5 and above 95% Free Free
B Top 6-15 and above 90% Free Chargeable
C Top 16-30 and above 85% 75% Scholarship Chargeable
D Above 80% 70% Scholarship Chargeable
E Above 75% 60% Scholarship Chargeable
F Above 70% 50% Scholarship Chargeable
G Above 65% 40% Scholarship Chargeable
H Above 60% 30% Scholarship Chargeable
I Above 50% 20% Scholarship Chargeable
J Above 40% 10% Scholarship Chargeable
  • Separate merit list will be prepared for each Class.
  • *Technology Fee & Examination Fee will be charged from students as per prospectus.
(ii) Scholarship Criteria for each Medical & Engineering Aspirants of Class X studying students
Category AKTHE Rank & Percentage of Marks Tuition Fee Admission Fee & Registration Fee Hostel Fee (Lodging)
A Top 5 and above 90% Free Free Chargeable
B Top 6-15 and above 85% Free Chargeable Chargeable
C Top 16-30 and above 75% 75% Scholarship Chargeable Chargeable
D Above 70% 50% Scholarship Chargeable Chargeable
E Above 60% 40% Scholarship Chargeable Chargeable
F Above 50% 30% Scholarship Chargeable Chargeable
G Above 40% 20% Scholarship Chargeable Chargeable
H Above 30% 10% Scholarship Chargeable Chargeable
  • Separate merit list will be prepared for Medical & Engineering aspirants.
  • *Technology Fee & Examination Fee will be charged from students as per prospectus.
Cash Awards* for AKTHE 2017

In addition to 100% scholarship, the top 10 ranking students in each category as mentioned below will also be eligible for cash award. The rank-wise cash award details are given below:

Rank For VIII Studying For IX Studying For X Studying (Engg. Aspirants) For X Studying (Medical Aspirants
1 ` 5,000/- `8,000/- `15,000/- `15,000/-
2 to 5 ` 4,000/- `6,000/- `12,000/- `12,000/-
6 to 10 ` 3,000/- `4,000/- `8,000/- `8,000/-
Important Instructions for AKTHE
  • Fill the enclosed AKTHE Registration Form and submit it along with your self-attested photocopy of class VII, VIII & IX mark-sheet as applicable, 4 passport size colour photographs and cash / demand draft of ` 200 in favour of ‘Aakash Institute’. In case mark-sheet is not available, students can enroll by submitting a self-attested photocopy of their Identity Card issued by the school.
  • Last date of receiving duly filled Registration Form by post or by hand at Aakash Srinagar Centre is 12th August, 2017 (Saturday) before 5:00 pm for students appearing in AKTHE on 20th August, 2017 (Sunday).
  • Registration Form can also be accepted after 12th August, 2017 (Saturday) with a late fee of ` 50 till 13th August, 2017 (Sunday) by post or by hand at Aakash Srinagar Centre before 5:00 pm. No forms will be accepted after 13th August, 2017 (Sunday).
  • The exam will be a Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) based paper, which will be conducted on Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet. A Sample of OMR sheet is attached with the Sample Paper for your reference.
  • The merit list for successful candidates will be prepared by listing them in the descending order of the total marks scored by them. However, there may be ties and such ties will be broken by sequentially applying the following set of rules:
    • (i) Candidate having higher marks in Science
    • (ii) Candidate having higher marks in Mathematics
    • (iii) Candidate having higher marks in Mental Ability Test
    • (iv) Candidate older in age to be preferred
    • (v) Girl Candidate
  • Meaning of Scholarship: Scholarship means Fee Concession; Fee Discount; Fee Waiver
    • If at any point of time, the government decides to charge Service Tax on the scholarship/concession amount/fee waiver, then the service tax shall be borne by the student / parent / guardian.
  • Selected candidates will be provided classroom coaching at Aakash Srinagar centre.
  • *Hostel Facility is available for AKTHE students on a chargeable basis.
  • Maximum scholarship for which a student shall be eligible is 100%.
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