The program is also available to schools located overseas and affiliated to any Indian board. NT-SN will reach out to every school in the country to search & spot talented players between the age group of 10 to 15 years. Only school teams are permitted to participate.
The Departments of Sports and School Education & Literacy, Government of India have supported the program and have advised all state secretaries of education, state boards, central boards, Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas to participate in NT-SN.
Doordarshan has agreed to telecast live selected matches at the State & National level.
All participants would be awarded a certificate of participation. It includes, student players and match officials. Certificate of Merit shall be awarded to those excelling in the sport at any level, including the schools. Students forming part of the National team would be considered for award of 100% scholarship to study in the best boarding school also designated as CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE for a specific sport. They would also get opportunities of playing at international levels.
Students in this CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE shall, in addition to best academic support also receive the international level of sports coaching for the remaining years of his school education.
Every school that desires to participate in the National Talent – Search & Nurture program must register first before entering the school team.
The Head of the sports department/Physical Education Teacher of your may enter the School details in the school registration form. This includes information about:
Number of Physical Education teachers in a school
Location of the school (Nearest Landmark)
A verification mail will be sent at your school email id together with an SMS on the registered mobile numbers.
After confirmation of the school registration school shall be provided with the User Name and Password for entering their teams for the tournaments. You must ensure that only the authorized persons are allowed to operate your school account.
As your head of sports prepares to enter your school teams for the tournament, he may keep the following ready;
Personal details of players
Name, Father’s Name
Date of Birth certificate (Scanned Copy)
Photo of the player (Scanned Copy)
Aadhar Card (Scanned Copy)
The team entered by the head of sports shall now be redirected to your email id and you are requested to verify all entries and ensure that all eligibility norms are met before you certify and submit the team nomination.
On the basis of the online entries, your school would be able to download all student identity cards for participation in the tournament and they would also be able to download their certificates of participation.
All the records of tournament and details of merit certificates, participation etc. will also be uploaded on the official website of SSPF. The online process of SSPF will ensure transparency and sharing of due information.
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