Times Spark National Level Scholarships 2017 for Class 9-12 Students; 400 Scholarships of Rs.1-2 Lakh: Final Winners List: Expired

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UPDATE: Scroll down to see the results!
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Times Spark is an initiative by Times of India to encourage students of classes 9 – 12 to develop a reading habit that helps them understand about our society and environment, so that they can go on to write the future.
The Times of India will carry engaging articles across a range of fields like current affairs, science and technology, sports, politics, social issues, global development etc. Over a span of 3 months, these articles will provide multi-dimensional perspectives to help you get a deeper understanding of various interesting subjects.
At the end, there would be an online test followed by an interview to assess your understanding and perspectives.

Scholarship Amount: 

Upto 400 students will get an educational grant ranging from Rs. 1 Lakh to Rs. 2 Lakhs.
For the top 20, Bennett University will organise a special orientation program with its partner institutions – Cornell and Georgia Tech.

Eligibility for Times Spark Scholarship:

Students of class 9 to 12 can apply for this programme.

  • Level 1 – Students with birthdate from 01-07-2001 to 30-06-2004
  • Level 2 – Students with birthdate from 01-07-1998 to 30-06-2001

Register online on this page.
There is no registration fee for this programme.

Important dates for Times Spark:
  • Registrations start: July 25.
  • Registrations close: August 15 August 30 (the date has now been extended)
  • Articles start appearing in the paper: September 5 (Teacher’s day)
  • Online test: January 7, 2018.

For any queries, please call +91-9833431076 or send an email to times.spark@timesgroup.com.
The Times Spark scholarship is being advertised on TV and even in Cinema Halls which will ensure that the competition for this is going to tough. NoticeBard wishes all students participating all the very best!

For more information about Times Spark, please visit the official website by clicking here. 

For the list of articles to study for Times Spark Exam, click here.


Click here for Times Spark exam preparation guidelines. 


Click here to get some important tips for applying to this scholarship.


Click here to check out more educational opportunities for school children.


UPDATE: The results of the first round of the Times Spark Exam are announced and the list of shortlisted candidates for the second round is given here.

The final winners list of Times Spark exam are given below.

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  1. Abhishek B A says:

    Wow…there are many who have money…but no one have any zeel to help poor …you are doing that hope it will be an encouraging initiative. ..thank u …TOI for this…

  2. Its a great chance to give education for children

  3. Uma Pydidmarry says:

    Unable to register online. Email sent to Times Spark, no reply received yet. Called 9833431076, nobody responded. has anyone registered successfully ?

    1. ViruPaaji says:

      Hi, some people have registered. Request you to wait and reapply. Also, I am sure that ToI’s phone number would be getting a lot of calls. Maybe they’ll release a list of FAQs with answers.

  4. jadhav jagadish dattajirao says:

    its very good project

  5. Anushka.Maruti.Dhopte says:

    Thanks 4 ur post…..

  6. Anushka.Maruti.Dhopte says:

    yes I have registered successfully

    1. Unable to register online please somebody help

  7. I am unable to register online??

  8. Syed Muneeb Ali says:

    I am unable to regester online they are not providing the OTP

  9. Swaroop Bankar says:

    What is OTP and to generate it?

    1. Manoj Vishwakarma says:

      One time password (OTP)

  10. priyanshu dwivedi says:

    How I can apply it please say me I am interested in this scholarship exam because i belong to poor family

  11. Manoj Vishwakarma says:

    Sir how much time does it take to submit the form online

    1. ViruPaaji says:

      Start applying and check! 🙂

  12. Shristhi gupta says:

    I have done all the necessary still registration is not be accepted. What should I do now?

  13. Mamun Mondal says:

    Instead of a few students, if amount is divided into more students then it will be beneficent to all.

  14. Vikasverma says:

    I am so glad that in the name of Kalam ,times of indit is helpING needy like me I would like to thanks ones again The times of India.

  15. Vikasverma says:

    I felt somewhere problem in registration but I did it

  16. In registration my city is not mention. My city is Sonepat.

  17. Rahim Tadavi says:

    instead of a few student if amount is divided in to more students then it will be beneficent to all

  18. How to confirm registration

  19. Piyush choudhary says:

    Its a good step for students by toi…

  20. Thanks for giving us an opportunity to go forward for education…

  21. Amit kumar soni says:

    How to confirm registration plz give mee link sir….????

  22. krishnakant says:

    Sir hiw i get my toi magazine

  23. saddam khan says:

    How to canfirm register plz give mee link sir

  24. Ajay saini says:

    Please provide us contact number
    This number give not response

    1. Registering online is the best option. It will take some time for the OTP to come.

  25. Sir I am not register on time please tell me that how can I possible to register Spark

  26. Aakash Singh says:

    What is the timing of this exam

  27. In 1st mock test there are 8 questions for correct answer we will get 1 marks , wrong answer 0.5 marks deducted , then how students are getting above 8 marks. EX:Tamanna Ghosh. marks-21.00 how??????

  28. is there will be any center for final timesspark exam??

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