Anusha Singhaniya and Nandita Mehta from Punjab have cracked National Talent Search Examination organized by NCERT. National Talent Search Exam is an all-India level exam, wherein thousands of students try to bag scholarships for higher studies.
As many as 1,034 students out of 40,000 cleared the exam with Punjab topping the list with 45.
Anusha and Nandita are Class XI (medical) students at Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar.
She scored 98 marks out of 150. She says, “The result came as a pleasant surprise. It”s a great feeling. I was preparing for NTSE for the past two years and it is extremely tough to manage school studies along with the preparations. But hard work is the ultimate key to success. I worked hard and nailed it.”
Talking about her preparations and tons of hard work put in, Nandita said, “For me it was not just scholarship but the determination to crack the exam. I won”t say that I burnt midnight oil, but I balanced my entire schedule and completed each concept with full determination and total dedication.”
She cleared the exam with 94 marks out of 150. While expressing her feelings, Anusha says, “NTSE is one of the most prestigious exam. Being a NTSE scholar is like a life-time achievement for me. It”s a proud feeling to be one of the handful who aced the exam.”
“It was not easy to prepare for the NTSE as there were school studies and examination too. Making a schedule and following it was difficult. My parents and teachers were my supportive system. They encouraged and motivated me to do my best and it is their faith in me that I was bale to crack this exam. I dedicate my success to my parents and teachers.”
Both Anusha and Nandita wish to be doctors in future and will work hard towards achieving this dream.