test for Bank & Govt. Exams
on 12th February, 2017

Win FREE training for IBPS, SBI, SSC-CGL, LIC-AAO and other Bank & Govt. Exams!

A lot of talented graduates like you dream about prestigious and stable careers, as a part of big banks and government organisations. With IMS’s National Scholarship Test (NST), this could be your chance to get a stable job and a secure future, for absolutely FREE!

about National Scholarship Test

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About National Scholarship Test


The BGE - NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP TEST is a national level test conducted nationwide for aspirants on 12th February 2017. If you’re looking to get a secure job in Banks or Government setups, the IMS BGE NST 2017 is your first step to that stable future!

Our objective:

  • To enable the needy and meritorious students access quality education through the SCHOLARSHIP TEST.
  • To ensure that their potential does not remain unrealized due to financial constraints.
  • To help in providing a stable career to the talented youth across India.

The BGE NST 2017 is specially designed to test you on the same lines as the major Bank & Government Exams, with four separate sections on Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability and General Awareness. The test can be taken in either modes, online or offline, as per your convenience.

Why you should take the IMS BGE NST 2017

By taking the BGE NST, you can pit yourself against the best minds in the country!

You can also win a scholarship of up to 100% and therefore, get a completely FREE classroom coaching for Bank & Government Exams. Every BGE NST aspirant will get a scholarship on IMS classroom programs, ranging from minimum 20% to full fee waiver!

Start studying anytime: You can choose to begin your coaching program anytime in the next 2 months (upto the 31st March 2017)

IMS Guarantee
All IMS Bank & Government Exams classroom programs come with the IMS Guarantee. Get FREE repeat coaching if you don’t crack the exam of your choice!

Prizes and Waivers

All India Rank Prize %Discount on Fees* Total Benefit**
1st Rs.25000 ​​100% Rs. 37000
2nd Rs.20000 ​​100% Rs. 32000
3rd Rs.15000 100% Rs. 27000
All students scoring 80% & above Rs.5000 each applicable as per rank Rs. 7400 to Rs. 17000
4th & 5th - 100% Rs. 12000 to Rs. 17000
6th to 25th - 75% Rs. 9000 to Rs. 14000
26th to ​100​th - 50% Rs. 6000 to Rs. 11000
​10​1st to ​2​00th - ​30​% Rs. 3600 to Rs. 8600
Participation - ​2​0% Rs. 2400 to Rs. 7400

*Applicable on Centre Specific, BGE Classroom Program Fees Only.
**Total benefit has been calculated by considering program fee of Rs. 12000. Program fees are centre specific hence, the benefits may vary.

NST Details: All you need to know!

Test Details

No. of Questions 100
Duration 1 hour
Mode Paper based (can be taken at select centers only) / Computer based (can be taken from anywhere)
Medium English
Maximum Marks 100
Negative Marks 0.25 per wrong attempt

No marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions.


The Sectional distribution of the Test:

Section Name
(Not by Sequence)
No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability 30
Logical Reasoning 25
Verbal Ability 25
General Awareness 20


Cut-off Score

Candidates have to qualify in each of the four sections by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IMS.


How to Apply for IMS BGE NST - 2017

Candidates can register for the test online only from 27.01.2017 to 11.02.2017. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Intimations will be sent by email and/ or sms only to the email ID and mobile number registered in the online application form for the IMS – BGE – National Scholarship Test (NST) 2017.

NST Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

Simplification • Sequence & Series • Linear & Quadratic Equation • Percentage • Profit and Loss • Simple and Compound Interest • Averages • Ratio & Proportion • Partnership • Mixture and Alligation • Problems on Ages • Time, Speed & Distance • Time and Work • Arithmetic and Geometric Progression • Probability • Trigonometry & Logarithm • Geometry • Data Interpretation • Data Sufficiency


Logical Reasoning

Coding and Decoding • Blood Relations • Ordering & Ranking • Direction Sense Test • Sitting Arrangement • Puzzle • Coded Inequalities • Data Sufficiency • Syllogism • Cause and Effect • Analogies


English Language

Reading Comprehension • One Word Substitution • Idioms / Phrases • Sentence Improvement • Cloze Test • Jumbled Paragraphs • Spotting Errors • Fill in the Blanks


General Awareness

General Knowledge • Current Affairs • Banking Awareness


Computer Awareness

MS Office • Computer Hardware • Computer Software • Computer Memory • Internet • Miscellaneous

Terms & Conditions

  1. This National Scholarship Test is being conducted by IMS Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd (“IMS” / “IMSBGE”) on February 12, 2017. Only complete applications received before February 11, 2017 will be considered.
  2. The scholarship is valid only on registrations done online on by opting for IMSBGE-National Scholarship Test 2017.
  3. Each winner will be entitled to only one Scholarship prize. Successful candidates will be selected on merit.
  4. Scholarship offers cannot be clubbed with any other local offer, neither can they be redeemed in the form of cash or any other gifts.
  5. Prizes can be claimed only on successful completion of the enrolment process.
  6. IMS students, employees of IMS Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd., its affiliates (partners), and their family members are not eligible to participate in the Scholarship Offer.
  7. The scholarship will cover one year of tuition fees, all tests and the exhaustive study material for the full-time - SSC CGL 2017, IBPS RRB 2017, SBI PO 2017, RRB 2017, LIC AAO 2017, SSC CHSL Exams 2017, IBPS SO (Specialist Officer) 2017, IBPS Clerks 2017, RBI Assistants 2017, IBPS PO 2017, SBI Clerks 2017, SBI Specialist Officer 2017 along with other Bank & Government Exam Classroom programs.
  8. The scholarship offer is valid for only full time BGE classroom program enrolment.
  9. Participants have to appear for the test and complete the test to avail the scholarship offer. Only registering for the test without attending and completing the test will not entitle them to scholarship or other associated benefits.
  10. A student who withdraws, cancels or becomes inactive, is suspended, or dismissed from the National Scholarship Test Venue will lose his/her scholarship eligibility.
  11. Last date to avail the Scholarship offer is March 31, 2017.
  12. The Scholarship is not transferable to other people or other academic years. Once a scholarship is granted, neither the Centre nor the study programme may be changed.
  13. A student who declines an initial offer of admission and accompanying scholarship offer will not retain his/her scholarship offer if he/she reapplies at a later date.
  14. IMS reserves the right to change, discontinue, extend the associated dates, or modify the terms and conditions thereof without giving any prior notice.
  15. Aspirants registering in the National Scholarship Test authorize IMS to send voice messages and SMS alerts/messages to their mobile/landline numbers. Subscribers who have opted for DND (Do Not Disturb) facility with their respective service providers may not receive the aforesaid messages / alerts.
  16. Test Centres (Offline Mode Only)
    1. The test will be conducted offline at select venues across centres in India.
    2. No request for change of centre for the test shall be entertained.
    3. IMS reserves the right to cancel any of the Test Centres and/ or add other centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.
    4. IMS reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.
    5. Candidates appearing for the NST 2017 at a test centre do so at their own risk and expenses and IMS will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.
    6. Any unruly behaviour/misbehaviour at the test venue may result in cancellation of candidature whilst appearing for the BGE NST 2017 conducted by IMS.