Kolkata: Aakash National Talent Hunt Exam (ANTHE) 2021, the twelfth edition of the flagship annual scholarship exam of Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL/Aakash Institute), the national leader in test preparatory services, is set to offer up to 100% scholarships for Class VII-XII students to the institute’s most sought after NEET and IIT-JEE coaching programmes for aspiring doctors and engineers.
ANTHE 2021 will be held in both online and offline mode from December 4-12, 2021, across 24 states and union territories in the country. In addition to scholarship on tuition fee, top scorers will also be given cash awards.
A novelty for students this year is that 5 performers across Grades will be awarded a free trip to NASA along with one parent.
Commenting on ANTHE 2021, Mr. Aakash Chaudhry, Managing Director of Aakash Educational Services Ltd, said, “Aakash is providing the right ambiance to fulfill the aspirations of those students who dream of becoming doctors and IITians. ANTHE has received stupendous responses from the students over the years. The objective of ANTHE, started in 2010, has been to bring high value coaching programmes to the unreached and the deserving students across the country. Like the previous years, lakhs of students will make use of ANTHE 2021 and take a valuable step in securing a bright future.”
As an additional benefit, students qualifying ANTHE will also get the Meritnation school booster course free of cost. Meritnation is a subsidiary of AESL.
A one-hour exam, ANTHE online will be held between 10 AM – 7 PM during all exam days, while the offline exams will be conducted on December 5 and 12, 2021 in two shifts: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM and 4 PM–5 PM at all 215+ centres of Aakash Institute across the country, adhering to COVID-19 guidelines of the respective states / union territories. Students can choose a one-hour slot convenient to them.
The test carries a total of 90 marks, and comprises 35 multiple-choice questions that are based on grade and streams of aspirations of students. For Class VII-IX students, the questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Mental Ability. For Class X students aspiring medical education the exam covers Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mental Ability, while for engineering aspirants of the same class, it covers Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Mental Ability. Similarly, for Class XI-XII students who aim for NEET, questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology, and for engineering aspirants from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
The last date for the submission of the enrollment form for ANTHE 2021 is 3 days and 7 days before the date of commencement of online and offline exams, respectively. The exam fee is Rs. 99 which can be paid online or directly at an Aakash Institute centre near you.
The results of ANTHE 2021 will be declared on January 02, 2022 for Class X-XII students and on January 04, 2022 for Class VII-IX students.