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National Educational Council NEC Merit Search Examination 2016

National Educational Council 19th Merit Search Examination 2016

The notification for National Educational Council NEC Merit Search Examination 2016 has been announced. To promote merit among students, Merit Search Exam is being conducted by National Educational Council since last eighteen years, through which students are awarded with Merit Certificates & Scholarship.

Applications are invited for NEC (National Educational Council) 19th Merit Search Exam 2016 for school students of Class 5-12 in order to promote merit among students

The students of any Govt. or Private School or College of class V to XII can apply which is going to be conducted on 10th April 2016 in different Districts towns of Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh

The Interested candidates can apply for NCE 19th Merit Search Exam through Online and offline mode both


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Eligibility Criteria

Students of any Govt. or Private School/College studying between Classes /Std. 5th to 10+2 may apply. Students are divided into three groups according to classes:-

(1)Class 5, 6, 7

(2)Class 8, 9

(3)Class 10, 12

Dependents of any Employee/Member of the Council are not eligible to apply

Rewards Provided

All Qualified Students will be awarded with Merit Certificate, while toppers will additionally get Scholarship for one-year further study as follows:

Grade 1 (Min. Marks - 90% & Above); Group-A (Rs 50,000); Group-B (Rs 50,000); Group-C (Rs 50,000)
Grade 2 (Min. Marks - 80% to <90%); Group-A (Rs 25,000); Group-B (Rs 25,000); Group-C (Rs 25,000)
Grade 2 (Min. Marks - 75% to <80%); Group-A (Rs 12,500); Group-B (Rs 12,500); Group-C (Rs 12,500)
Grade 4 (Min. Marks - 70% to <75%); Group-A (Rs 5,000); Group-B (Rs 5,000); Group-C (Rs 5,000)

Application Form:

The candidates can download the application form from the website www.nec.ac.in; through Online/Personally/Post/Courier to the Secretary, National Educational Council, Merit Search Division 3rd Floor, Jagdamba Tower, Sahdeo Mahto Marg (Boring Road) Patna-800001

Important Dates       

Submission of Duly filled-up Application Form upto: 31st December 2015

Date of Exam: 10th April 2016

Examination Centres:

In different District towns of Bihar, Jharkhand & Uttar Pradesh

Medium of Exam: English / Hindi

Exam Pattern:

There are four sections in a composite paper carrying 25 marks each (1) General Knowledge (2) General Science (3) Mathematics (4) Literature: (Hindi or English). Questions are Objective type, except Literature, which is Subjective & Compulsory Qualifying section

Payment Details: Online Banking/Cash (Only at Patna Office Counter) /Bank Draft /Money Order favouring "The Secretary, National Educational Council", Payable at "Patna".

Registration Fee: Rs.300/-

Prospectus  Fee: Rs.50/-

Previous ten years questions may be obtained on payment of Rs.20/- per year per Class

National Educational Council (NEC)

ISO 9001:2008 Certified Organisation (Regd. under S.R. Act 21-1860, No.826 of 1995/96), Phone No.: 0612-2540604, 08987261695, Website www.nec.ac.in