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ISTSE has been conducting Offline examination (paper-based) exam in Schools over the past years; However, due to the current global situation, it has proposed to conduct ISTSE Online exam for giving a better opportunity for the students to appear in the exam from the comfort of their home. However, if the situation improves and returns to normalcy, the offline paper-based option will only be available subject to reopening of the school.

This year, ISTSE exam for Schools will be conducted :

  1. Paper-based exam, which will be conducted on a tentative date (3rd February 2022) depending on the physical reopening of the school. The student needs to fill the form in the school and the exam will be conducted in the school premises during school hours. The respective forms will be sent by us.

Recognition and Awards

ISTSE - Paper-based / Online (Through School)

Exam Date:3rd February 2022


Certificates

Each participating student with get a certificate. The student who scores

95% or above will get a Scholar Certificate along with a Gold Medal

90% to 94.99% will get an Outstanding Performance Certificate along with a Silver Medal

80% to 89.99% will get a Distinguished Performance Certificate along with a Bronze Medal

below 75% will get a Participation Certificate


Ranking Criteria

In case two or more students score the same marks, then ranks will be determined based on the following criteria (weightage will be given from top to bottom):

Rule 1 - The student who will get more marks in Scholars’ Section will get higher rank.

Rule 2 - The student who will get more marks in Math will get higher rank.

Rule 3 - The student who will get more marks in Science will get higher rank.

Rule 4 - The student who will get more marks in Mental & Logical Ability will get higher rank.

Rule 5 - The student who will get more marks in English will get higher rank.

Rule 6 - If two students get the same marks, the student who is younger in age will be given preference.

In case two or more students score the same marks under the above criteria, they will be awarded the same rank.

Exam Details (Paper-based/Online - Through school)

The ISTSE paper-based is an advanced test that challenges students to apply their learning and thinking by answering stimulating questions, which are not usually asked in standard tests.

It's a Paper-based or Online Exam open to all classes 1 to 10 students studying in participating school

Paper-based ISTSE exam is conducted through school. Students have to fill the form in the school and exam will be conducted inside-school campus during school hours.

If school decides to conduct the ISTSE Exam Online, Student will be required to use computer/tablet/smartphone with web-camera and a live internet connection to appear in the exam.

The test link will be available on the communicated date & time, and the students can appear in the exam online from the comfort of their home.

Medals and Cash Prizes to Class Toppers of each School. Based of number of participating students. Please check the Awards and Ranking Criteria.

Scholarships to School Toppers of each School. Based of number of participating students. Please check the Awards and Ranking Criteria.

If you are a student and want to participate in the paper-based ISTSE exam, please contact your school teacher. They will be able to provide you examination form.

If you represent a school and want to conduct ISTSE exam at your school, please register your school by clicking HERE.

Paper-based Indian School Talent Search Exam (ISTSE) is a single paper exam of eighty-four (84) marks. Question papers will contain questions from Mental & Logical Ability, Mathematics, Science and English.

In case two or more students get the same rank, an interview will be conducted to decide the award.

Exam Duration: 60 minutes, No of questions: 35 questions for students from class 1 to 4, 50 questions for students from class 5 to 10

Syllabus: Question papers will be comprising of questions from Mental & Logical Ability (9%) , Mathematics (24%), Science (24%), English (12%) and Scholars Section (15%). In case two or more students get the same rank, an interview will be conducted to decide the award. For detailed syllabus click HERE

Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer.

Paper-based Exam Dates:3rd February 2022, Exam Fees: INR 200/-

Last Date of Registration through School :21st Dec 2021

If you are school representative, please click the link below to register your school for ISTSE exam.

Class Level Awards and Recognition

Rule 1
: If in a school, in a particular class, the number of students participating is 50 or more

The First Topper from that particular class will get Cash Prize of ₹1500 + Gold Medal.

The Second Topper from that particular class will get Cash Prize of ₹1000 + Silver Medal.

The Third Topper from that particular class will get Cash Prize of ₹500 + Bronze Medal.

Rule 2
: If in a school, in a particular class, the number of students participating is between 25 and 49

The First Topper from that particular class will get Cash Prize of ₹1500 + Gold Medal.

The Second Topper from that particular class will get Silver Medal(No Cash Prize).

The Third Topper from that particular class will get Bronze Medal(No Cash Prize).

Rule 3
: If in a school, in a particular class, the number of students participating is between 15 and 24

The First Topper from that particular class will get a Gold Medal (No Cash Prize)

The Second Topper from that particular class will get a Silver Medal (No Cash Prize)

The Third Topper from that particular class will get get a Bronze Medal (No Cash Prize)

Rule 4
: If in a school, in a particular class, the number of students participating is between 5 and 14

The First Topper from that particular class will get a Gold Medal (No Cash Prize)

(No Medals will be given to the Second and Third Topper.)

International Scholarship

International Topper of each class will get a scholarship of ₹1800 per month for 12 months + International Topper Shield.

School Level Awards and Scholarship

Rule 1
: If in a school, the total number of students participating, including all the classes is 500 or more

First School Topper (combining all the classes), will get a scholarship of ₹1500 for 12 months + School Topper Shield

Second School Topper (combining all the classes), will get a scholarship of ₹1000 for 12 months + First Runner Up Shield

Third School Topper (combining all the classes), will get a scholarship of ₹500 for 12 months + Second Runner Up Shield

Rule 2
: If in a school, the total number of students participating, including all the classes is between 325 & 499

First School Topper (combining all the classes), will get a scholarship of ₹1500 for 12 months + School Topper Shield

(No Scholarship will be given to the Second and Third Topper.)

Selection of School Topper

Rule 1 - Should have got minimum 60% marks in the ISTSE Examination.

Rule 2 - Must be a Class Topper for the current ISTSE Exam.

Rule 3 - Must have got the highest percentile in the current ISTSE exam among all the class toppers.

Rule 4 - Must have got the highest percentile in Scholars’ Section of the current ISTSE exam among all the class toppers.

Rule 5 - Must have got the highest percentile in Mathematics Section of the current ISTSE exam among all the class toppers.

Rule 6 - Must have got the highest percentile in Science Section of the current ISTSE exam among all the class toppers.

Rule 7 - Must have got the highest percentile in Mental & Logical Ability Section of the current ISTSE exam among all the class toppers.

Rule 8 - Must have got the highest percentile in English Section of the current ISTSE exam among all the class toppers.

In case of a tie based on the above criteria, the School recommendation (based on academic records) will be required.

Exam Date: Online/Paper-based Exam: 3rd February 2022

Last Date: 21st Dec 2021

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Note:
  • Each winner will be entitled to one award only. The winner will be entitled to the higher level award only. In case two or more students get the same rank, an interview will be conducted to decide the award.
  • A minimum of 60% marks is required to get a scholarship or cash prize.
  • To determine the fair conduction of exam, ISTSE can conduct interviews of the kids. Sixteen marks interview will have the highest weightage.
  • We are very serious about fair conduction of the exam. Using unfair means during the exam is not acceptable. If found guilty, answer-sheet will be discarded. Repeated offender student/school will be barred from all future ISTSE Exams.

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