In sync with its philosophy to instil confidence among students and have faith in their abilities to achieve their goal, Aakash is conducting Aakash Talent Quest (ATQ) 2017 for XII studying as well as XII passed students. This examination also aims to give a chance to deserving Class XII studying & passed students to join the most popular and effective short term course of Aakash i.e. Crash Courses and Test Series Courses by winning Scholarship up to 100% and many Cash Rewards. The examination will take place at various centres of Aakash spread across the country.

Exam Details of ATQ 2017
Eligibility Class XII Studying / Passed Students
Examination Fee `300/- (Including GST)
Examination Date 24th December, 2017 (Sunday)
Timing

10:30 A.M. to 01:30 P.M. (3 hrs.)

Date of Result 8th January, 2018 (Monday)
  • 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 is 17th December, 2017 (Sunday)
  • Last date of receiving duly filled Registration Form with late fee (` 50/-) by post at Registered Office or by hand at nearest Aakash Centre or through online submission before 6:00 PM is 19th December, 2017 (Tuesday)
Examination Pattern
Class XII Studying/Passed Students
MEDICAL STREAM ASPIRANTS
Total No. of Questions 180
Max. Marks 720
Duration 3 hours
No Negative Marking
180 MCQs: Physics (45), Chemistry (45) & Biology (90)
ENGINEERING STREAM ASPIRANTS
Total No. of Questions 90
Max. Marks 720
Duration 3 hours
No Negative Marking
90 MCQs: Physics (30), Chemistry (30) & Mathematics (30)
Syllabus for ATQ
For Class XII Studying/Passed Students (Medical Aspirants)
Physics

Mechanics: Motion in a Straight Line, Motion in a Plane, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy & Power, System of Particles & Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Oscillations, Waves

Electromagnetism: Electric Charges & Fields, Electrostatic Potential & Capacitance, Current electricity, Moving charges & Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating Current

Chemistry

Physical Chemistry: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, States of Matter, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions

Organic Chemistry: Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers; Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Amines, Biomolecules

Biology

Genetics: Principles of Inheritance & Variation, Molecular Basis of Inheritance

Plant Physiology: Transport in Plants, Mineral Nutrition, Photosynthesis in Higher Plants, Respiration in Plants, Plant Growth & Development

Human Physiology:Digestion and Absorption, Breathing and Exchange of Gases, Body Fluids and Circulation, Excretory Products and their Elimination, Locomotion and Movement, Neural Control and Coordination, Chemical Coordination and Integration, Human Reproduction

Applications of Biology:Microbes in Human Welfare, Biotechnology: Principles and Processes, Biotechnology and its Applications

For Class XII Studying/Passed Students (Engineering Aspirants)
Physics

Mechanics: Motion in a Straight Line, Motion in a Plane, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy & Power, System of Particles & Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Oscillations, Waves

Electromagnetism: Electric Charges & Fields, Electrostatic Potential & Capacitance, Current electricity, Moving charges & Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating Current

Chemistry

Physical Chemistry: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, States of Matter, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions

Organic Chemistry : Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers; Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Amines, Biomolecules

Mathematics

Algebra: Relations and Functions, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations, Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Sequence and Series, Matrices, Determinants, Probability

Calculus: Limits and Derivatives, Continuity and Differentiability, Applications of Derivatives, Integrals, Applications of Integrals, Differential Equations.

Scholarship Criteria for Class XII Studying/Passed Students

Medical/Engineering Aspirants for Short Term Courses 2018 (Crash Courses/ Test Series Courses)

Scholarship Criteria for Top 250 Medical/Engineering aspirants
TABLE-I
Category All India Rank Tuition Fee2 Registration Fee1
A 01 - 50 100% waiver 100% waiver
B 51 - 250 80% waiver Chargeable
After allocation of Scholarship to Top 250 Students, the scholarship for remaining students will be given as under:
TABLE-II
Category All India Rank Tuition Fee2 Registration Fee1
C 251-500 70% waiver Chargeable
D 501-1000 60% waiver Chargeable
E 1001-2500 50% waiver Chargeable
F 2501-4500 40% waiver Chargeable
G 4501-10000 30% waiver Chargeable
H 10001-15000 20% waiver Chargeable
*Technology Fee & Examination Fee will be charged from all the students as per prospectus except students securing Rank 1 to 50.
CASH AWARDS*

Top 100 ranking students in Medical & Engineering stream will also be eligible for Cash Awards*. Details of the rank-wise Cash awards are given in Table-III.

TABLE-III
Stream Rank No. of Students Classroom Program DLP
1 1 `1,00,000/- `50,000/-
2-10 9 `50,000/- `25,000/-
11-50 40 `30,000/- `15,000/-
51-100 50 `20,000/- `10,000/-
*Necessary information/ Conditions:
  • To be eligible for Cash Awards, it is mandatory for top 100 students in Medical/ Engineering to join our DLP Course before 31st January, 2018 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.
  • 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 Award in Classroom Program category, 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 Medical / 65% marks in Engineering in all Objective Tests conducted by AESPL failing which will lead to discontinuation of that installment of Cash Award.
  • The final discretion in both cases (3) and (4) lies with the Managing Director, AESPL and his decision will be final & binding on the student.
  • Cash Awards shall be paid in two equal installments by cheque. Award installments will be paid by mid April & July end respectively at the centre of Aakash from where they appeared for ATQ or enrolled in Aakash or at any other venue as decided by the management.
  • Class XII studying students who pay their Registration Fee & Tuition Fee on or before 31st January, 2018 shall be given FREE Aakash iTutor access to Recorded Video Lectures (Costing ` 11,099/-) till 31st March, 2018 so that they can perform better in their Board Exam.
  • Class XII studying / passed students appearing in ATQ will be eligible to join Short Term Courses (Crash Course / Test Series Course) 2018.
  • Currently studying Aakash classroom students can also appear in ATQ. The exam fee for Aakashians will be `300/- rest of the terms & conditions will remain same.
  • Note: Those students who aspire to appear in repeater course for Medical / IIT-JEE 2018-19 can also avail the same scholarship (in Tuition Fee) which is secured in ATQ 2017-18.
  • 1Registration Fee: The Registration Fee for Medical & Engineering Crash Courses is ` 5900/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%), for Test Series Courses for Medical is ` 4720/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%) and for Test Series Courses for Engineering is ` 1180/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%).
  • 2Tuition Fee: The Tuition Fee for class XII studying & XII passed Classroom Program is different at various centres of Aakash in the country. For details, please contact the nearest centre of Aakash.
Important Instructions
  • The test centres will be Aakash Centres throughout India.
  • Kindly fill the enclosed ATQ Registration Form and submit along with your self-attested photocopy of class X, XI & XII 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.myatq.in, from where student can download his/her Admit Card for appearing in ATQ 2017 mentioning his/her Roll No. and Aakash 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 17th December, 2017 (Sunday) before 6:00 PM.
  • ATQ Registration Form can also be accepted with a late fee of` 50/- till 19th December, 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 19th December, 2017 (Tuesday).
  • The question paper of examination will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type, which will be conducted on OMR Sheet. A Sample Paper along with Sample OMR sheet is attached for your reference.
  • One online ATQ Mock test paper will be made available at www.myatq.in for the students from 21st November, 2017 till 20th December, 2017. User ID & Password will be sent to the student on their registered mobile number.
  • The result of successful candidates in ATQ 2017 shall be displayed on our website: www.myatq.in mentioning Name, Roll No. & Rank of the student along with eligible scholarship. The result will be announced on 8th January, 2018.
  • 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:
    S.No For XII Studying/Passed Students (Medical Aspirants) For XII Studying/Passed Students (Engineering Aspirants)
    i Candidate having higher marks in Biology Candidate having higher marks in Mathematics
    ii Candidate having higher marks in Physics Candidate having higher marks in Physics
    iii Candidate older in age to be preferred Candidate older in age to be preferred
    iv Girl Candidate 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.
  • Students joining our 1-year program (Class XII) shall be eligible for scholarship for the period of 1-year subject to Terms & Conditions.
  • Maximum scholarship shall not exceed 100% in any case.
  • Hostel facility is available on a chargeable basis.
  • Students studying in class XII will be given free i-tutor recorded video study material to help them in their board exam preparation.
Test Centres for ATQ
(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, Pitampura, Punjabi Bagh, Pusa Road, Preet Vihar, Mayur Vihar, Model Town, Darya Ganj
GOA Panaji,Margao
GUJARAT Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara
HARYANA Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Kurukshetra, Narnaul, Panchkula, Panipat, Palwal, Rohtak & Rewari
HIMACHAL PRADESH Hamirpur, Sunder Nagar & Kangra
J&K Jammu, Udhampur, Srinagar
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

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