At Aakash, we believe in discovering and nurturing talent. We offer a number of scholarship tests including Aakash National Talent Hunt Exam (ANTHE) which offers students a chance to win up to 100% scholarship and cash scholarship awards.
ANTHE (Aakash National Talent Hunt Exam) 2018 is conducted for Class VIII, IX & X studying students. It is a scholarship examination that aims to help the deserving students towards achieving their goal of becoming engineers and doctors by providing them with scholarship and giving them an opportunity to succeed. The examination is held at various Aakash centres spread across the country.
Scholarship Criteria for Class VIII & IX Studying Students
Scholarship Criteria for Top 800 Students of Class VIII & IX Studying Students
TABLE-1
Category Rank Tuition Fee1 Registration Fee2 Admission Fee3 Technology & Examination Fee
A 01 - 50 100% waiver 100% waiver 100% waiver 100% waiver
B 51 - 150 100% waiver Chargeable 100% waiver 100% waiver
C 151 - 300 90% waiver Chargeable Chargeable 100% waiver
D 301 - 800 85% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
After allocation of Scholarship to Top 800 Students in each class i.e. VIII & IX studying students, the Scholarship for remaining students will be given as under:
TABLE-2
Category Rank Tuition Fee1 Admission Fee2 Registration Fee3 Technology & Examination Fee
E 801 - 2000 75% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
F 2001 - 4000 70% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
G 4001 - 8000 65% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
H 8001 - 15000 60% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
I 15001 - 25000 55% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
J 25001 - 35000 50% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
K 35001 - 45000 45% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
L 45001 - 60000 40% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
M 60001 - 75000 30% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
N 75001 - 90000 20% waiver Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable
These Scholarships are applicable for following courses:
A. For students studying in Class VIII and moving to class IX, who wish to join Aakash for Either:
  • One Year Classroom Course for Class IX for School & Olympiads
  • Two Year Classroom Course for Class IX & X for School / Board, Olympiads & NTSE
  • Four Year Classroom Course for Class IX to XII for NEET / JEE as well as School / Board, Olympiads & NTSE
These Scholarships are applicable for following courses:
B. For students studying in Class IX and moving to class X, who wish to join Aakash for Either:
  • One Year Classroom Course for Class X for School / Board, Olympiads & NTSE
  • #Three Year Classroom Course for Class X to XII for NEET / JEE as well as School / Board, Olympiads & NTSE

#Courses introduced as on 1st August, 2018 and will begin from March 2019.
Note: For 3 Year & 4 Year Classroom Courses, only those students are eligible who have secured ANTHE Rank upto 35000.

CASH SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS*

Top 150 ranking students in each class will also be eligible for Cash Scholarship Awards*. Table-3 represents the rank-wise Cash Scholarship Awards details for each class category (i.e. for class VIII & IX studying students).

For Class VIII & IX Studying Students
TABLE-3
Rank No. of Students Classroom Course (Type-A) Classroom / Digital Course (Type-B)
1 1 `1,00,000/- `50,000/-
2 1 `75,000/- `40,000/-
3 1 `50,000/- `30,000/-
4 to 10 7 `40,000/- `25,000/-
11 to 50 40 `30,000/- `15,000/-
51 to 100 50 `20,000/- `10,000/-
101 to 150 50 `10,000/- `5,000/-

Type-A: These cash scholarship awards are for those students who will be joining Aakash for Two Year / Three Year / Four Year Classroom Courses for Class IX & X / Class X to XII / Class IX to XII respectively
Type-B: These cash scholarship awards are for those students who will be joining Aakash for One Year Classroom Course of Class IX or Class X or Long Term Digital Course.

*Necessary information/ Conditions about Cash Awards:
  • A student will be eligible for Cash Scholarship Awards in only one category out of the two programs either Classroom Course or Long Term Digital Course and not in both.
  • To be eligible for Cash Scholarship Awards, it is mandatory for top 300 students (150 students from each class i.e. moving to class IX & Class X) to join our Long Term Digital Course before 31st December, 2018 irrespective of whether they join our Classroom Course or not. Once the Long Term Digital Course Enrollment is done, it will not be cancelled in any case. The students will fill separate enrollment form for Long Term Digital Course. No fee will be charged for Long Term Digital Course. It will be 100% Free.
  • Students joining Two Year Classroom Course for Class IX & X or Three Year Classroom Course for Class X to Class XII or Four Year Classroom Course for Class IX to XII will get 40% of total Cash Scholarship Awards in Academic Year 2019-2020 which will be disbursed in two equal installments (1st award installment by 15th June, 2019 & 2nd award installment by 15th November, 2019) and remaining 60% of Cash Scholarship Awards will be disbursed in Academic Year 2020-2021 in 2 equal installments (3rd award installment by 15th June, 2020 & 4th award installment by 15th November, 2020).
  • Students joining One Year Classroom Course for Class IX or Class X or Long Term Digital Course will get total Cash Scholarship Awards disbursed in two equal installments (1st award installment by 15th June, 2019 & 2nd award installment by 15th November, 2019).
  • To be eligible for Cash Scholarship Awards, a student needs to maintain minimum 85% attendance in classes and tests conducted by AESL failing which it will lead to discontinuation of that installment of Cash Scholarship Awards.
  • A student should maintain good performance i.e. either score a minimum average of 65% marks in all Objective Tests conducted by AESL (including All India Aakash Test Series (AIATS) or maintain an AIR in Top 300 in every AIATS as part of Classroom Course or Long Term Digital Course failing which will lead to discontinuation of that installment of Cash Scholarship Awards.
  • The final decision in both cases i.e. clause (5) and (6) vests with the Chairman cum Managing Director, AESL and his decision will be final & binding on the student / parents.
  • Cash Scholarship Awards shall be paid by cheque. Installments will be paid by 15th June & 15th November of respective academic years as detailed above, by the centre of Aakash from where the student appeared for ANTHE or enrolled in Aakash.
  • Students, studying in Class VIII & IX, who pay their Registration Fee, Admission Fee & Tuition Fee (1st Installment) on or before 31st December, 2018 shall be given FREE Aakash iTutor access to Recorded Video Lectures from 4th January, 2019 till 31st March, 2019 so that they can perform better in their School / Board Exam as well.
  • The scholarship criteria mentioned in Table-1 & 2 is meant for Regular Classroom Courses only.
A. Fee Information for One Year Classroom Course of Class IX / X or Two Year Classroom Course of Class IX & X
  • 1Tuition Fee:The Tuition Fee for Classroom Course is different at various centres of Aakash in the country. For details, please contact the nearest centre of Aakash.
  • 2Registration Fee: The Registration Fee for One / Two Year Classroom Course is ` 9440/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%).
  • 3Admission Fee: The Admission Fee for One / Two Year Classroom Course is ` 14160/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%).
B. Fee Information for Three Year Classroom Course for Class X to XII or Four Year Classroom Course for Class IX to XII
  • 1Tuition Fee:The Tuition Fee for Classroom Course is different at various centres of Aakash in the country. For details, please contact the nearest centre of Aakash.
  • 2Registration Fee: The Registration Fee for Three / Four Year Classroom Course is ` 17700/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%).
  • 3Admission Fee: The Admission Fee for Three / Four Year Classroom Course is ` 25960/- (inclusive of GST @ 18%).
Important Instructions
  • Kindly fill the enclosed ANTHE Enrollment Form and submit along with your self-attested photocopy of class VII / VIII / IX mark-sheet (as applicable), 1 passport size colour photograph 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 Enrollment Facility is also available on our website: www.aakash.ac.in/anthe where the student can register for ANTHE and further can download his/her Admit Card for appearing in ANTHE 2018 with his/her Roll No. and Exam Centre name.
  • Last date of receiving duly filled Enrollment Form by post at Registered Office or by hand at nearest Aakash Centre or through online submission is 20th October, 2018 (Saturday) before 6:00 PM.
  • ANTHE Enrollment Form can also be accepted after 20th October, 2018 (Saturday) with a late fee of ` 50/- till 22nd October, 2018 (Monday) 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 22nd October, 2018 (Monday).
  • The exam will be on Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) pattern, with single correct option. The offline exam will be conducted on OMR (Optical Mark Reader) Sheet. A sample of OMR sheet is attached with the Sample Paper for your reference. There will be no negative marking.
  • One ANTHE Mock test paper will be made available: www.aakashonline.in for the students from 12th August, 2018 till 24th October, 2018. User ID & Password will be sent to the student on their Registered Mobile Number.
  • The students can choose to write the ANTHE exam in either Offline Mode or CBT (Online) Mode as per his or her preference. Once a mode of test is selected, the same will not be changed under any circumstances.
  • The result of successful candidates in ANTHE 2018 shall be displayed on our website: www.aakash.ac.in/anthe mentioning the Names, Roll Nos. & Ranks of the students along with eligible scholarship.
  • Cash Scholarship Awards* shall be paid by cheque. Installments will be paid by 15th June & 15th November of respective academic years by the centre of Aakash from where the student appeared for ANTHE or enrolled in Aakash.
  • The merit list of 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, Cash Scholarship Awards 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 Chairman cum Managing Director, (AESL).
  • The students joining One Year Classroom Course of Class IX / X shall be eligible for Scholarship for 1 year only.
  • Those students who join our Two Years Classroom Course (Class IX & X combined or Class XI & XII combined) shall be eligible for continued scholarship for the entire period of 2 Year subject to Terms & Conditions.
  • The students joining Three Year Classroom Course from class X onwards or Four Years Classroom Course from class IX onwards respectively, will be eligible for continued scholarship for the entire period of 3 Year / 4 Year respectively, subject to Terms & Conditions.
  • Maximum scholarship for a student shall not exceed 100% of overall fee in any case whatsoever.
  • For Hostel facility, kindly enquire at the time of admission from the respective branch.
 
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