Tamil Nadu Rural Students Talent Search Examination (TRuST)


To identify the students of high scholastic achievement in middle school and give scholarship to them for higher studies.

Examination Date:

The Examination is held in August last Sunday in every year (only objective type question)



The examination fee is only Rs. 7/- (by paying cash only) fees will be revised from time as per Government order.

Submission of application:

The blank application form can be had from the Chief Educational officer’s. The Head of Institution will collect the form and issue the same to eligible willing Candidates.

The filled in application with income certificate from Tashildar should be counter signed by the respective Headmasters / Headmistress and send to the Chief Educational officers.

This Office does not receive the application form directly but only Nominal Roll received from C.E.O’s Offices.

Distribution of Hall tickets:

Hall tickets are distributed from all CEO’s office to all the centres.

Release of Results and Distribution of Certificates:

The results of the above examination is computerized and on the basis of the highest marks. A merit list of 50 boys and 50 girls from each Revenue District is prepared and the same is sent to the Director of School Education, Chennai –6 since he is the implementing the Scheme for awarding the Scholarship amount. The selected students under the scheme if detained or discontinued his / her studies will not eligible for Scholarship amount.