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NTSE Preparation

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To prepare for NTSE you need to follow these points:

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NTSE Paper Pattern

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NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) consists of tests namely MAT, LT and SAT. This exam consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s) and the Student has to select one correct answer from the given four options. Each correct answer carries one mark. There is 1/3 negative marking in stage-2 NTSE for each wrong answer.

 MAT (Mental Ability Test) includes verbal and non verbal reasoning. Mental Ability Test is for recognizing the reasoning ability, ability to think & judge, logical and strategical thinking, etc. of the candidates.

 LT (Language Test) includes the testing of ability of reading the comprehension, logical sequencing, analytical thinking, creative components of language, etc.

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) follows the School Curriculum that includes Sciences, Mathematics & Social Sciences. It Includes questions on Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Civics, Geography and Economics.

 

MAT(Mental Ability Test)

Topic

No. of Questions

(Approximately)

Marks

Verbal

30

30

Non-Verbal

20

20

LT(Language Test) English/Hindi

Topic

No. of Questions

Marks

English/Hindi

50

50

SAT(Scholastic Aptitude Test)

Topic

No. of Questions

(Approximately)

Marks

Science

Physics

13

13

Chemistry

13

13

Biology

14

14

Mathematics

20

20

Social Science

Economics

05

05

History

13

13

Geography

12

12

Political Science

10

10

Total

200

200

 

NTSE Syllabus

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Syllabus For NTSE

The NTSE complete syllabus includes MAT (Mental Ability Test), SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and LT (Language Test).

SYLLABUS OF MAT

Sr. No.

VERBAL REASONING

NON-VERBAL REASONING

1.

 Classification  Classification

2.

 Analogy  Series

3.

 Coding-Decoding  Analogy

4.

 Direction Sense Test  Incomplete Figures

5.

 Series Completion Test  Transparent paper folding

6.

 Inserting a missing character  Embedded Figure

7.

 Arithmetical Reasoning test  Dot fixing situation

8.

 Mathematical Operations  Folding paper cutting

9.

 Tests  Analytical reasoning

10.

 Alphabet Test  Water Images

11.

 Logical Venn Diagram  Mirror Images

12.

 Blood Relations  Problems on cubes and dice

13.

 Puzzle Test  NA

14.

 Logical sequence of words  NA

15.

 Verification of truth of the statement  NA

16.

 Analytical Reasoning  NA

17.

 Problems on clocks  NA

 

SYLLABUS OF ENGLISH AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

 

Sr.No.

ENGLISH

HISTORY

GEOGRAPHY

CIVICS

ECONOMICS

1.

 Antonyms and
Synonyms
 Everyday Life,
Culture and Politics
 Drainage  Power Sharing and
federalism
 Globalization and
the Indian Economy

2.

 Cloze Test  Medieval India  Resources and
Development
 Democracy and
Related Phenomena
 Consumer Rights

3.

 Rearranging Parts of
Sentence
 Livelihoods,
Economics and
Societies
 Physical Features of
India
 Electoral Process in
India and Political
Parties
 Sectors of the Indian
Economy

4.

 Sentence
completion
 Events and Process  India: Size and
Location
 Working of
Instructions Organs
of Government
 Food Security in
India

5.

 Rearrangement  Ancient India  Climate  Framing of India
Constitution and its
Basic Features
 Development

6.

 Idioms and Phrase

 NA

 Agriculture

 NA

 People as
Resources

7.

 One Word substitute

 NA

 Manufacturing
Industries

 NA

 Money and Credit

8.

 Comprehension

 NA

 Minerals and Energy
Resources

 NA

 Agriculture and
Allied activities

9.

 Sentence
improvement

 NA

 Population

 NA

 Poverty as a
challenge

10.

 NA

 NA

 Transport–Lifelines
of National Economy

 NA

 NA

 

SYLLABUS OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

 

Sr.No.

PHYSICS

CHEMISTRY

 

BIOLOGY

MATHEMATICS

1.

 Motion  Matter  Human Health &
diseases
 Number system

2.

 Force  Acids,bases&salts  The living world  Polynomials

3.

 Work, Energy & Power  Structure of
atom
 Our Environment  Pair of linear equations in two variables

4.

 Heat  Periodic
Properties
 Natural resources  Quadratic equations

5.

 Wave motion & sound  Chemical
Bonding
 Nutrition  Arithmetic Progressions

6.

 Reflection of light  Chemical
Reactions
 Respiratory &
circulatory
system
 Trigonometry

7.

 Refraction of light  Organic
Chemistry
 Excretion &
locomotion
 Co-ordinate geometry

8.

 Electricity  Metals & Non
metals
 Control &
co-ordination
 Triangles

9.

 Heating & magnetic effect of current

 NA

 Reproduction  Circles

10.

 Sources of energy

 NA

 Cell & tissues  Areas related to circles

11.

 Exploring Universe

 NA

 Food Resources  Surface areas & volumes

12.

 NA

NA

 Pollution  Statistics

13.

NA

NA

 Genetics &
Evolution
 Probability

14.

NA

NA

NA

 Commercial mathematics

15.

NA

NA

NA

 Logarithm

 

NTSE Overview

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What is NTSE?

NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) is a national-level scholarship exam in India. This prestigious exam being taken by the NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) helps in screening and nurturing the developing talent of the country. This exam not only aims at strengthening and enhancing the mental capabilities of the developing brains but also it motivates the students to think beyond their limits. Only the students studying in Class 10th are eligible for the selection process. Moreover, students of any Board (CBSE, ICSE, IB-International Baccalaurate, State Boards) studying at any recognized school can participate in this exam. Students registered under Distance Learning Programme or Open Board are also eligible under the conditions prescribed by NCERT on its website. Indian Students studying abroad are exempted for Stage-1 exam, they can directly fill the form of Stage-2 through their schools. The scholarship amounts to Rs. 1250/- per month for all the students studying in Class 11th to 12th (irrespective of class/course) and Rs 2000/- per month for undergraduates and post-graduates except for Ph.D., wherein it is paid as per UGC norms.

NTSE is a two-stage selection process which is divided into Stage-1 and Stage-2.

Stage-1: STSE

STSE is State Talent Search Examination conducted by the State/UT. The States have been given the autonomy to conduct the exam according to the latest pattern of NTSE provided by the NCERT. Each State/UT conducts its own examination. The State level screening examination in all States/UT is on the second Sunday of November except in Nagaland, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Meghalaya and Mizoram where it will be conducted on second Saturday of November every year. It is the first level of exam where the selection is done through written examination. Those who will clear STSE will be eligible for the next stage NTSE Exam. For Stage-1 STSE, advertisement is released in the month of July-August.

Stage-2: NTSE

NTSE is National Talent Search Examination conducted by the NCERT. Only the candidates who will clear STSE exam will be eligible to give NTSE Exam. Candidates acquiring more than the required percentage in the State level examination and standing within a specified number of top ranks (State quota) are eligible to appear for the national level examination. The minimum qualifying marks for General category is 40% in each paper while for SC/ST/PH candidates it is 35% in each paper. For Stage-2 NTSE, advertisement is released in the month of February-March.