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LEAD Talent Search Examination (LTSE) - 2012
LEAD Trust, Bangalore, announces the date for the LEAD Talent Search Examination (LTSE) 2012. The Entrance test for students will be held in nearly 60 cities on the following dates - Sunday, 1st April 2012 (Kerala) ; Sunday, 22nd April 2012 (Karnataka, Maharashtra & Gujarat) and Tuesday, 24th April 2012 (Tamil Nadu).

Who can apply ?
The exam is open for all students who will be completing 10th std in 2012. They must have secured overall at least 70% and 80% or equivalent grade in Mathematics and Science in their 9th standard.

Duration of Exam : 3 hours

Syllabus :
The topics will be from their X Std syllabus or General Knowledge.
a. For Engineering & Pure Sciences (coaching for IIT-JEE, AIEEE or CET) : Physics, Chemistry,
Mathematics and Logical Reasoning.
b. Medicine (coaching for NEET): Physics, Chemistry and Biology
c. Law (coaching for CLAT): English, General Knowledge, Basic legal aptitude, Essay
Note : A student will have to give the entrance for any one stream only. This has to be selected by the student while filling the application form.

How to apply ?
Students can apply online through www.leadtrust.in or download the application form and submit the filled in forms to the LTST 2012 co-ordinator in their city/district. Interested students can contact LEAD Trust Office, Bangalore 080-41554225 or the following state co-ordinators for more details.
Karnataka Mr. Tanveer Ahmed 09060829682
Maharashtra Mr. Anees Kutty 09890826344
Gujarat Mr. Zuber Gopalani 09825272503
Tamil Nadu Mr. M.S. Sheriff 09791126226
Kerala Muslim Service Society - 0495-4016371 or 0495-4016372

About LEAD Trust
LEAD Trust is an NGO formed in 2009 by a group of professionals and academicians of Bangalore city. It aims to promote excellence in education and leadership among Indian youth through identifying and supporting good students who, due to low awareness of good educational opportunities, coupled with poor economic conditions, are unable to pursue their dream careers.
For more information, please visit www.leadtrust.in
Journalism Scholarship Programme
The Bangalore 5th Estate is a Bangalore-based civil society group that actively works to promote ethically desirable trends in contemporary media practice. As part of this critical initiative, the Bangalore 5th Estate seeks to encourage, groom, direct and place young, committed, talent within established Media centres. As a step in this direction, the Bangalore 5th Estate is now calling for applications to a scholarship programme from students seriously interested in Journalism as a career and who fulfill the following minimum eligibility criteria:
Finishing 10th standard in 2012
A minimum score of 60% in 9th standard

Applicants meeting these eligibility criteria will have to go through an entrance test in Bangalore on 22-04-2012.

Based on the results of the test, students will be called for an interview to determine their eligibility for merit-cum-means scholarship (up to100%) for two years of PUC at selected colleges. This will be accompanied by expert coaching by media professionals for national level Journalism and Mass Communication entrance examinations like the one at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Delhi.

Interested candidates may send in their application which must also contain their complete address, details about their schooling and a short paragraph on why they wish to choose Journalism as a career. Applications, complete in all respects, must be emailed to bangalore5thestate@gmail.com by 20th April 2012.
For more details, please write to: Bangalore 5th Estate, c/o Feroze Estate Agency, No. 74, Cunningham Road, Bangalore-560052, Karnataka, India.