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ANTHE (Aakash National Talent Hunt Scholarship Exam) 2017

for Class VIII, IX & X studying students. This examination aims to enable the most deserving students to achieve their goals of becoming top professionals by providing them with affordable coaching and to give them this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The examination will be held at various centres spread across the country.
Exam Details of ANTHE 2017
Eligibility Class VIII, IX & X studying students
Examination Fee `350/- (Including Late Fees)
Exam Date 29th October, 2017 (Sunday)
Timing 10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
Last date of receiving duly filled Registration Form by post at Registered Office or by hand at nearest Aakash Centre or through Online Submission before 6:00 PM 22nd October, 2017 (Sunday)
Last date of receiving duly filled Registration Form with late fee by post at Registered Office or by hand at nearest Aakash Centre or through Online Submission before 6:00 PM 24th October, 2017 (Tuesday)
Date of Declaration of Result 5th November, 2017 (Sunday) For Class X Studying Students
10th November, 2017 (Friday) For Class VIII & IX Studying Students

The result shall be displayed on our website: www.aakash.ac.in, mentioning the Names & Roll Nos. of students in the merit list.

Examination Pattern (for Class VIII, IX & X Studying Students)
Total No. of Questions 90
Total Marks 360
No Negative Marking
Duration 2 hours
90 MCQs: Science: Physics (15), Chemistry (15) & Biology (15) | Mathematics (25) | Mental Ability (20)
Syllabus for ANTHE 2017
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 ANTHE has been designed keeping in mind the curriculum taught in class VIII, IX & X at All India Level as applicable.
Scholarship Criteria for Class VIII & IX Studying Students
Scholarship Criteria for Top 800 Students of Class VIII & IX Studying Students
TABLE-I
Category Rank Tuition Fee1 Admission Fee2 Registration Fee3
A 01 - 50 100% waiver 100% waiver 100% waiver
B 51 - 150 80% waiver 100% waiver Chargeable
C 151 - 300 70% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
D 301 - 800 60% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
After allocation of Scholarship to Top 800 Students in each class, the scholarship for remaining students will be given as under:
TABLE-II
Category Rank Tuition Fee1 Admission Fee2 Registration Fee3
1 801 - 1300 45% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
2 1301 - 3500 40% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
3 3501 - 9000 35% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
4 9001 - 15000 30% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
5 15001 - 30000 25% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
Technology Fee & Examination Fee will be charged from all the students as per prospectus except students securing Rank 1 to 150.
CASH AWARDS*

Top 150 ranking students in each class will also be eligible for Cash Awards*. Table-III represents the rank-wise Cash Awards details for each class category (i.e. for VIII & IX studying students).

For Class VIII & IX Studying Students
TABLE-III
Rank No. of Students Classroom Program DLP
1 1 `50,000 `25,000/-
2 to 5 4 `40,000/- `20,000/-
6 to 20 15 `30,000/- `15,000/-
21 to 50 30 `15,000/- `10,000/-
51 to 150 100 `8,000/- `5,000/-
*Necessary information/ Conditions about Cash Awards:
  • A student will be eligible for Cash Award only in one category out of the two programs whether classroom program or DLP, but not in both.
  • To be eligible for Cash Awards, it is mandatory for top 300 students (150 students for each class i.e. moving to class IX / X) to join our DLP Course before 31st December, 2017 irrespective of whether they join our Classroom course or not. Once the DLP Enrollment is done, it will not be cancelled in any case. The students will fill separate enrollment form for DLP. No fee will be charged for DLP Course. It will be 100% Free.
  • Students joining Two Year Classroom Program or DLP for Class IX & X will get 40% of total Cash Award during class IX (Academic Year 2018-19) which will be disbursed in 2 equal installments and remaining 60% of Cash Award will be disbursed during class X (Academic Year 2019-20) in 2 equal installments.
  • Students joining One Year Classroom Program or DLP for Class X will get total Cash Award disbursed in 2 equal installments during class X (Academic Year 2018-19).
  • To be eligible for Cash Award, a student needs to maintain minimum 75% attendance in classes and tests conducted by AESPL failing which will lead to discontinuation of that installment of Cash Award.
  • A student should maintain good performance i.e. either scoring average 75% marks in all Objective Tests conducted by AESPL (including AIATS) or maintaining AIR in Top 300 in every AIATS failing which will lead to discontinuation of that installment of Cash Award.
  • The final discretion in both cases (5) and (6) lies with the Managing Director, AESPL and his decision will be final & binding on the student.
  • Cash Awards shall be paid by cheque. Installments will be paid in June & November of respective academic years by the centre of Aakash from where they appeared for ANTHE or enrolled in Aakash or at any other venue as decided by the management.
  • Students, studying in Class VIII & IX, who pay their Registration Fee, Admission Fee & Tuition Fee (1st Installment) on or before 31st Dec., 2017 shall be given FREE Aakash iTutor access to Recorded Video Lectures (Costing for Class VIII ` 9,999/- & Class IX ` 10,999/-) till 31st March, 2018 so that they can perform better in their School / Board Exam.
  • 1Tuition Fee:The Tuition Fee for class IX / X Classroom Program is different at various centres of Aakash in the country. For details, please contact the nearest centre of Aakash.
  • 2Admission Fee:The Admission Fee for each Classroom Program is ` 11800/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%).
  • 3Registration Fee:The Registration Fee for each Classroom Program is ` 5900/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%).
Scholarship Criteria for Class X Studying Students (MEDICAL Aspirants)
Scholarship Criteria for Top 1000 Medical aspirants
TABLE-I
Category Rank Tuition Fee1 Admission Fee2 Registration Fee3
A 01 - 50 100% waiver 100% waiver 100% waiver
B 51 - 250 100% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
C 251 - 500 100% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
D 501 - 1000 80% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
After allocation of Scholarship to Top 1000 Students in Medical Stream as above, the scholarship for remaining students will be given as under:
TABLE-II
Category Rank Tuition Fee1 Admission Fee2 Registration Fee3
1 1001 - 2500 65% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
2 2501 - 4500 60% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
3 4501 - 10000 55% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
4 10001 - 15000 50% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
5 15001 - 20000 45% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
6 20001 - 25000 40% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
7 25001 - 30000 35% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
8 30001 - 40000 30% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
9 40001 - 50000 25% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
• Separate merit list will be prepared for Medical aspirants.
*Technology Fee & Examination Fee will be charged from all the students as per prospectus except students securing Rank 1 to 250.
CASH AWARDS*

Top 150 ranking students in Medical stream will also be eligible for Cash Awards*. Details of the rank-wise Cash Awards are given in Table-III.

MEDICAL
TABLE-III
Rank No. of Students Classroom Program DLP
1 1 `2,00,000/- `75,000/-
2 to 5 4 `1,00,000/- `50,000/-
6 to 20 15 `75,000/- `30,000/-
21 to 50 30 `50,000/- `20,000/-
51 to 150 100 `20,000/- `10,000/-
*Necessary information/ Conditions about Cash Awards:
  • A student will be eligible for Cash Award only in one category out of the two programs whether classroom program or DLP, but not in both.
  • To be eligible for Cash Awards, it is mandatory for top 150 students in Medical to join our DLP Course before 31st December, 2017 irrespective of whether they join our Classroom course or not. Once the DLP Enrollment is done, it will not be cancelled in any case. The students will have to fill separate enrollment form for DLP. No fee will be charged for DLP Course. It will be 100% Free.
  • Students joining Two Year Classroom Program or DLP for Class XI & XII will get 40% of total Cash Award during class XI (Academic Year 2018-19) which will be disbursed in 2 equal installments and remaining 60% of Cash Award will be disbursed during class XII (Academic Year 2019-20) in 2 equal installments.
  • To be eligible for Cash Award, a student needs to maintain minimum 75% attendance in classes and tests conducted by AESPL failing which will lead to discontinuation of that installment of Cash Award.
  • A student should maintain good performance i.e. either scoring average 75% marks in all Objective Tests conducted by AESPL (including AIATS) or maintaining AIR in Top 300 in every AIATS failing which will lead to discontinuation of that installment of Cash Award.
  • The final discretion in both cases (4) and (5) lies with the Managing Director, AESPL and his decision will be final & binding on the student.
  • Cash Awards shall be paid by cheque. Installments will be paid in June & November of respective academic years by the centre of Aakash from where they appeared for ANTHE or enrolled in Aakash or at any other venue as decided by the management.
  • Those students who pay their Registration Fee, Admission Fee & Tuition Fee (1st Installment) on or before 31st Dec., 2017 shall be given FREE Aakash iTutor access to Recorded Video Lectures (Costing ` 13,999/-) till 31st March, 2018 so that they can perform better in their School / Board Exam.
  • 1Tuition Fee: The Tuition Fee for Classroom Program is different at various centres of Aakash in the country. For details, please contact the nearest centre of Aakash.
  • 2Admission Fee : The Admission Fee for each Classroom Program is ` 23600/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%)
  • 3Registration Fee: The Registration Fee for each Classroom Program is ` 11800/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%)
Scholarship Criteria for Class X Studying Students (ENGINEERING Aspirants)
Scholarship Criteria for Top 1000 Engineering aspirants
TABLE-I
Category Rank Tuition Fee1 Admission Fee2 Registration Fee3
A 01 - 50 100% waiver 100% waiver 100% waiver
B 51 - 250 100% waiver 100% waiver Chargeable
C 251 - 500 100% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
D 501 - 1000 100% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
After allocation of Scholarship to Top 1000 Students in Engineering Stream as above, the scholarship for remaining students will be given as under:
TABLE-II
Category Rank Tuition Fee1 Admission Fee2 Registration Fee3
1 1001 - 2500 75% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
2 2501 - 4500 60% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
3 4501 - 10000 55% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
4 10001 - 15000 50% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
5 15001 - 20000 45% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
6 20001 - 25000 43% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
7 25001 - 30000 40% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
8 30001 - 40000 38% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
9 40001 - 50000 35% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
10 50001 - 60000 30% waiver Chargeable Chargeable
• Separate merit list will be prepared for Engineering aspirants.
* Technology Fee & Examination Fee will be charged from all the students as per prospectus except students securing Rank 1 to 500.
CASH AWARDS*

Top 150 ranking students in Engineering stream will also be eligible for Cash Awards*. Details of the rank-wise Cash Awards are given in Table-III.

ENGINEERING
TABLE-III
Rank No. of Students Classroom Program DLP
1 1 `2,00,000/- `75,000/-
2 to 5 4 `1,00,000/- `50,000/-
6 to 20 15 `75,000/- `30,000/-
21 to 50 30 `50,000/- `20,000/-
51 to 150 100 `20,000/- `10,000/-
*Necessary information/ Conditions about Cash Awards:
  • A student will be eligible for Cash Award only in one category out of the two programs whether classroom program or DLP, but not in both.
  • To be eligible for Cash Awards, it is mandatory for top 150 students in Engineering to join our DLP Course before 31st December, 2017 irrespective of whether they join our Classroom course or not. Once the DLP Enrollment is done, it will not be cancelled in any case. The students will have to fill separate enrollment form for DLP. No fee will be charged for DLP Course. It will be 100% Free.
  • Students joining Two Year Classroom Program or DLP for Class XI & XII will get 40% of total Cash Award during class XI (Academic Year 2018-19) which will be disbursed in 2 equal installments and remaining 60% of Cash Award will be disbursed during class XII (Academic Year 2019-20) in 2 equal installments.
  • To be eligible for Cash Award, a student needs to maintain minimum 75% attendance in classes and tests conducted by AESPL failing which will lead to discontinuation of that installment of Cash Award.
  • A student should maintain good performance i.e. either scoring average 65% marks in all Objective Tests conducted by AESPL (including AIATS) or maintaining AIR in Top 300 in every AIATS failing which will lead to discontinuation of that installment of Cash Award.
  • The final discretion in both cases (4) and (5) lies with the Managing Director, AESPL and his decision will be final & binding on the student.
  • Cash Awards shall be paid by cheque. Installments will be paid in June & November of respective academic years by the centre of Aakash from where they appeared for ANTHE or enrolled in Aakash or at any other venue as decided by the management.
  • Those students who pay their Registration Fee, Admission Fee & Tuition Fee (1st Installment) on or before 31st Dec., 2017 shall be given FREE Aakash iTutor access to Recorded Video Lectures (Costing ` 13,999/-) till 31st March, 2018 so that they can perform better in their School / Board Exam.
  • 1Tuition Fee: The Tuition Fee for Classroom Program is different at various centres of Aakash in the country. For details, please contact the nearest centre of Aakash.
  • 2Admission Fee: The Admission Fee for each Classroom Program is ` 23600/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%)
  • 3Registration Fee: The Registration Fee for each Classroom Program is ` 11800/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%)
Important Instructions
  • Kindly fill the enclosed ANTHE Registration Form and submit 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 ` 300/- 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.
  • Online Registration Facility is also available on our website: www.aakash.ac.in, from where student can download his/her Admit Card for appearing in ANTHE 2017 mentioning his/her Roll No. and Exam Centre name.
  • Last date of receiving duly filled Registration Form by post at Registered Office or by hand at nearest Aakash Centre or through online submission is 22nd October, 2017 (Sunday) before 6:00 PM.
  • ANTHE Registration Form can also be accepted after 22nd October, 2017 with a late fee of ` 50/- till 24th October, 2017 (Tuesday) by post at Registered Office or by hand at nearest Aakash Centre or through Online Submission before 6:00 PM. No forms will be accepted after 24th October, 2017.
  • 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.
  • One online ANTHE Mock test paper will be made available at www.aakashonline.in for the students from 12th August, 2017 till 24th October, 2017. User ID & Password will be send to the student on their registered mobile number.
  • The result of successful candidates in ANTHE 2017 shall be displayed on our website: www.aakash.ac.in mentioning the Names, Roll Nos. & Ranks of the students along with eligible scholarship.
  • Cash Awards* shall be paid by cheque. Installments will be paid in June & November of respective academic years by the centre of Aakash from where they appeared for ANTHE or enrolled in Aakash or at any other venue as decided by the management.
  • 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:
    • Candidate having higher marks in Science
    • Candidate having higher marks in Mathematics
    • Candidate older in age to be preferred
    • Girl Candidate
  • Meaning of Scholarship: Scholarship means Fee Concession, Fee Discount, Fee Waiver If at any point of time, the government decides to charge GST on the scholarship/concession amount/fee waiver, then the GST shall be borne by the student / parent / guardian.
  • Selected candidates will be provided classroom coaching as per the choice of their study centre (at existing Aakash centres only) but if a student wants to change the study centre, written permission for the same will have to be taken from the Managing Director, AESPL.
  • The students joining 1-year course of Class X shall be eligible for Scholarship for 1 year only. However, those students who join our 2-year program (class IX & X combined or class XI & XII combined) shall be eligible for continued scholarship for the entire period of 2 years subject to Terms & Conditions.
  • Maximum scholarship for a student shall not exceed 100% of overall fee in any case whatsoever.
  • Hostel facility is available on a chargeable basis.
Test Centres for ANTHE
(All Over India)**
ANDHRA PRADESH Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Kurnool, Tirupati
ASSAM Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar
BIHAR Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Gaya & Siwan
CHHATTISGARH Bilaspur, Bhilai, Raipur
DELHI Janak Puri, South Ex., Dwarka (Sec.-10)*, Dilshad Garden, Yamuna Vihar*, Pitampura, Punjabi Bagh, Pusa Road, Preet Vihar, Rohini*(Sec.-4 & Sec.-15), Mayur Vihar , Model Town, Darya Ganj
GOA Panaji
GUJARAT Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara
HARYANA Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Kurukshetra, Narnaul, Panchkula, Panipat, Palwal, Rohtak & Rewari
J&K Jammu, Udhampur
JHARKHAND Bokaro, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
KARNATAKA Bengaluru, Mysore & Hubballi
KERALA Kochi, Kozhikode, Kottayam, Trivandrum & Thrissur
MADHYA PRADESH Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Vindhyanagar
MAHARASHTRA Amravati, Akola, Aurangabad , Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Thane, Kolhapur
ODISHA Bhubaneswar, Cuttack
PUNJAB Amritsar, Bathinda, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Pathankot#
RAJASTHAN Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Bhilwara, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Sikar & Sri Ganganagar
TAMIL NADU Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Madurai, Namakkal & Nagercoil
TELANGANA Hyderabad, Trimulgherry (Secunderabad), Warangal & Karimnagar
UTTAR PRADESH Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Noida (Sector-18 & Sector-62*), Saharanpur, Varanasi, Moradabad & Jhansi
UTTARAKHAND Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Kashipur
WEST BENGAL Durgapur, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Malda, Siliguri
**More centres of ANTHE in different cities can be made on request from students / parents subject to a minimum of 100 enrollments at a Centre.
#Locations do not have ANTHE (for Class VIII & IX Studying Students) Centre | *Locations do not have ANTHE (for Class X Studying Students) Centre
 
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