The real struggle for students begins after passing their 10th standard. As they not only need to score well but also select the right stream. On top of it, they also have to figure out which competitive exam they should take in order to pursue the career of their dreams. Students are so much burdened with studies that they get lost when it comes to which competitive exam they should prepare for after class 10.
Class 10 is like a gateway that takes students on a new journey as they pick fields as per their interests. Most students aspire to become doctors, engineers, architects, accountants, and more but they either struggle to find the right competitive exam to prepare for or don’t research about the competitive exams they can appear for after class 10. To clear this confusion, we have created this blog which talks about 5 competitive exams students can prepare for after CBSE class 10 term 2 exams:
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)
NTSE is one of the most acknowledged scholarship exams, which is conducted by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) nationwide. The exam is mainly held for class 10 students to find out the most talented students and reward them with a scholarship. The NTSE exam is conducted on two levels first is national level and the second is international level. More than 50 lakh students appear for the NTSE exam every year and 2000 are awarded scholarships for their excellence.
Kishore Vigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
The KVPY exam is one of the most sought-after competitive exams for students after class 10. Kishore Vigyanik Protsaha Yojana is a National Program of Fellowship in Basic Sciences, which is conducted every year by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India. Every year on the 2nd Sunday of July, the information or notification about the KVPY exam is released. Students who are studying in classes XI, XII, and those studying in their first year of college are eligible to apply for this scholarship exam. The selected candidates are rewarded with a generous scholarship.
NSO (National Level Science Exam)
National Level Science Exam (NSO) is conducted by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) for promoting Science, Computer Education, Mathematics, General Knowledge, and English to students studying in school. Class 1 to class 12 students can appear for this exam. SOF creates a separate exam paper for each class, for classes I to IV the question papers have 35 multiple choice questions, which carry 40 marks, and for classes, V to XII the question papers have 50 multiple choice questions of a total of 60 marks. Students have to complete the paper in 60 minutes.
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main
JEE is one of the most competitive entrance exams in India and most students opt for it after class 10. JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) is a national-level engineering examination, which is conducted twice a year by NTA (National Testing Agency). The admission is conducted to help students secure a seat in top engineering colleges like IIT and NIT. Candidates who clear JEE Main are then eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced exam, which is conducted on an international level.
NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test)
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test is a medical entrance exam, which is mandatory to take if a student aspires to become a doctor. NEET is conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) for helping candidates get admission in medical colleges offering courses like MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and more. More than 16 lakh students appear for NEET every year, and only a few get lucky enough to get admission to the college of their dreams.
We wish you all the best for your Term 2 exams. Once you have cleared your class 10 you can consider the above competitive courses to succeed in your career.