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Indian School Talent Search Exam (ISTSE)

It is single question paper exam comprising of Mental & Logical Ability, Mathematics, Science and English.

Mental & Logical Ability
9%
Mathematics
24%
Science
24%
English
12%
Scholars Section
15%
Fair Play or Interview (for topper based on above module)
16%

Exam Details ( For direct / individual students )

The ISTSE online 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 an Online Exam open to all class 1 to 10 students. Student have to register themselves online at istse.org.

ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Students have to appear in exam from their home. Students should have access to laptop/desktop/tablet with webcam and live internet connection to appear in this exam. Click HERE for System Compatibility Check.

16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The "Fair Play / Practice" scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.

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

Indian School Talent Search Exam (ISTSE) online exam is a single question papers exam which will content questions from Mental & Logical Ability, Mathematics, Science and English.

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%). Additionally 16% of marks is reserved for Fair Play / Practice. For detailed syllabus scroll below.

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

30 minutes video interview of 100 marks will be conducted for top 10 marks holders to decide the top 10 ranks.

Online Exam Dates:

  • For Class 1-5: May 22nd 2022
  • For Class 6-10: May 15th 2022

Exam Fees: INR 399/-, With Late Fees INR 449/-

Last Date of Registration: Limited seats available

Each registered student will get three online mock test papers for practice. Mock tests can be tried using a smartphone, tabs or computer. But for the final exam, you will need a desktop/laptop/tablet with a web camera and live internet connection.

Click below to Register for Online Olympiad / Scholarship / Talent Search Exam (ISTSE)

Exam Details ( Paper-based - 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 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.

Medals, Cash Prizes and Scholarship for each Participating School: Better opportunity to earn Medals, Cash Prizes and Scholarships.

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 (Class 1-4: 12% / Class 5-10: 9%) , Mathematics (24%), Science (24%), English (Class 1-4: 20% / Class 6-10: 18%) and Scholars Section (Class 1-4: 20% / Class 6-10: 25%). In case two or more students get the same rank, an interview will be conducted to decide the award. For detailed syllabus scroll below.

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

30 minutes video interview of 100 marks will be conducted for top 10 marks holders to decide the top 10 ranks.

Paper-based Exam Dates:

  • For Class 1-10: 3rd February 2022

Exam Fees: INR 200/-

Last Date of Registration through School : Last a few seats available

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

Interested in knowing your potential?

Online Olympiad Exam Date: Class 1 to 5: May 22nd 2022, Class 6 to 10: May 15th 2022.
Exam Fees: INR 399/- (with 3 Mock Tests), With Late Fee: INR 449/-
Last Date of Registration: Limited seats available

Total Questions: 35 Questions
Total Marks: 100
Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Method:
      Online Exam(For Individual Student) on 15th and 22nd May 2022
      Online(Only through school) on 3rd February 2022

Section 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

Total Question:
      Online Test: 6 Questions
      Paper-based: 6 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1.5 for correct & -0.375 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.5 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  Grouping
  Problems Based on Figures
  Geometrical Shapes
  Patterns

  Odd One Out
  Ranking Test
  General Questions

Section 2: Mathematics

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 1: - Mathematics

  Numerals, Number names & Number Sense (2 digit numbers)
  Addition
  Subtraction
  Lengths, Weights and Comparisons

  Time
  Money
  Geometrical Shapes and Solids
  General Maths

Section 3: Science

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 1: - Science

  Living and Non-living things
  Plants
  Animals
  Human Beings and Their Needs
  Family and Shelter

  Good Habits and Safety Rules
  Our Surroundings and Neighbour
  Air and Water
  Weather and the Sky
  General Science

Section 4: English Language and Grammar

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1.5 for correct & -0.375 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2.5 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 1: - English Language and Grammar

  Vocabulary - Word Power
  Animals - Their Babies, Sounds and Groups
  Nouns
  Pronoun
  Verbs

  Articles
  Prepositions
  Comprehension (Prose and Poetry)
  General English

Section 5: Scholars Section

Total Question:
      Online Test: 5 Questions
      Paper-based: 5 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -1.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +4 for correct & -1.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 1: - Scholars Section

  Higher thinking questions from Mathematics and Science

Section 6: Fair Play / Practice (Only for Online Exam)

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: 16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.

Total Questions: 35 Questions
Total Marks: 100
Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Method:
      Online Exam(For Individual Student) on 15th and 22nd May 2022
      Online(Only through school) on 3rd February 2022

Section 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

Total Question:
      Online Test: 6 Questions
      Paper-based: 6 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1.5 for correct & -0.375 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.5 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 2: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  Spatial Understanding
  Grouping
  Measuring Units
  Analogy
  Problems Based on Figures

  Geometrical Shapes
  Patterns
  Odd One Out
  Ranking Test
  General Questions

Section 2: Mathematics

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 2: - Mathematics

  Numerals, Number Names and Number Sense (3-Digit Numbers)
  Computation Operations - Addition and Subtraction
  Computation Operations - Multiplication
  Computation Operations - Division

  Length, Weight, and Capacity
  Time and Money
  Lines, Shapes and Solids
  General Maths

Section 3: Science

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 2: - Science

  Plants
  Animals
  Human Body
  Food
  Housing and Clothing
  Family and Festivals

  Occupations
  Good Habits and Safety Rules
  Transport and Communication
  Air, Water and Rocks
  Earth and Universe
  General Science

Section 4: English Language and Grammar

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1.5 for correct & -0.375 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2.5 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 2: - English Language and Grammar

  Word Power & Vocabulary
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles

  Prepositions
  Conjunctions
  Contractions, Word order and Punctuation
  Simple tenses
  Comprehension
  Spoken and Written Expression
  General English

Section 5: Scholars Section

Total Question:
      Online Test: 5 Questions
      Paper-based: 5 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -1.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +4 for correct & -1.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 2: - Scholars Section

  Higher thinking questions from Mathematics and Science

Section 6: Fair Play / Practice (Only for Online Exam)

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: 16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.

Total Questions: 35 Questions
Total Marks: 100
Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Method:
      Online Exam(For Individual Student) on 15th and 22nd May 2022
      Online(Only through school) on 3rd February 2022

Section 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

Total Question:
      Online Test: 6 Questions
      Paper-based: 6 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1.5 for correct & -0.375 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.5 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 3: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  Patterns
  Measuring Units
  Odd One Out
  Series Completion
  Analogy

  Ranking Test
  Grouping of Figures
  Coding-Decoding
  Embedded Figures
  General Questions

Section 2: Mathematics

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 3: - Mathematics

  Numerals, Number Names and Number Sense (4-Digit Numbers)
  Computation Operations - Addition and Subtraction
  Computation Operations - Multiplication
  Computation Operations - Division

  Length, Weight, and Capacity
  Time and Money
  Geometry - Lines, Shapes and Solids
  General Maths

Section 3: Science

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 3: - Science

  Plants and Animals
  Birds
  Food
  Housing and Clothing
  Transport and Communication

  Human Body
  Earth and Universe
  Matter and Materials
  Light, Sound and Force
  Our Environment
  General Science

Section 4: English Language and Grammar

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1.5 for correct & -0.375 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2.5 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 3: - English Language and Grammar

  Word Power
  Idioms, Phrases and Proverbs
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives

  Articles
  Prepositions
  Simple Tenses
  Conjunctions
  Comprehension
  Spoken and Written Expression
  General English

Section 5: Scholars Section

Total Question:
      Online Test: 5 Questions
      Paper-based: 5 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -1.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +4 for correct & -1.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 3: - Scholars Section

  Higher thinking questions from Mathematics and Science

Section 6: Fair Play / Practice (Only for Online Exam)

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: 16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.

Total Questions: 35 Questions
Total Marks: 100
Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Method:
      Online Exam(For Individual Student) on 15th and 22nd May 2022
      Online(Only through school) on 3rd February 2022

Section 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

Total Question:
      Online Test: 6 Questions
      Paper-based: 6 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1.5 for correct & -0.375 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.5 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 4: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  Patterns
  Analogy and Classification
  Coding-Decoding
  Mirror Images
  Embedded Figures
  Alphabet Test

  Ranking Test
  Grouping of Figures
  Figure Matrix
  Geometrical Shapes
  Days and Dates & Possible Combinations
  General Questions

Section 2: Mathematics

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 4: - Mathematics

  Number Sense
  Computation Operation
  Fractions
  Length, Weight, and Capacity

  Time and Money
  Geometry
  Data Handling
  General Maths

Section 3: Science

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +3 for correct & -0.75 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 4: - Science

  Plants
  Animals
  Food and Digestion
  Clothing
  Matter and Materials

  Force, Work and Energy
  Our Environment
  Earth and Universe
  General Science

Section 4: English Language and Grammar

Total Question:
      Online Test: 8 Questions
      Paper-based: 8 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1.5 for correct & -0.375 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2.5 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 4: - English Language and Grammar

  Vocabulary - Word Power
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Contractions
  Articles

  Prepositions
  Conjunctions
  Tenses
  Proverbs and Idioms
  Comprehension
  Spoken and Written Expression
  General English

Section 5: Scholars Section

Total Question:
      Online Test: 5 Questions
      Paper-based: 5 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -1.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +4 for correct & -1.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 4: - Scholars Section

  Higher thinking questions from Mathematics and Science

Section 6: Fair Play / Practice (Only for Online Exam)

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: 16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.

Total Questions: 50 Questions
Total Marks: 100
Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Method:
      Online Exam(For Individual Student) on 15th and 22nd May 2022
      Online(Only through school) on 3rd February 2022

Section 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

Total Question:
      Online Test: 9 Questions
      Paper-based: 9 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 5: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  Patterns
  Alphabet Test
  Coding-Decoding
  Mirror Images
  Embedded Figures
  Geometrical Shapes and Solids

  Ranking Test
  Direction Sense Test
  Days and Dates & Possible Combinations
  Analogy and Classification
  General Questions

Section 2: Mathematics

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 5: - Mathematics

  Number Sense
  Computation Operations
  Fractions and Decimals
  Measurements
  Basic Geometrical Ideas

  Angles
  Perimeter and Area
  Symmetry
  Data Handling
  General Maths

Section 3: Science

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 5: - Science

  Animals
  Human Body and Health
  Plants
  Natural Resources
  Pollution and Calamities

  Earth and Universe
  Matter
  Force, Work and Energy
  General Science

Section 4: English Language and Grammar

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1.5 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 5: - English Language and Grammar

  Vocabulary - Word Power
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs and Phrasal Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions

  Conjunctions
  Tenses
  Active-Passive Voice and Reported Speech
  Proverbs and Idioms
  Comprehension
  Spoken and Written Expression
  General English

Section 5: Scholars Section

Total Question:
      Online Test: 5 Questions
      Paper-based: 5 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -1.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +5 for correct & -2 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 5: - Scholars Section

  Higher thinking questions from Mathematics and Science

Section 6: Fair Play / Practice (Only for Online Exam)

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: 16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.

Total Questions: 50 Questions
Total Marks: 100
Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Method:
      Online Exam(For Individual Student) on 15th and 22nd May 2022
      Online(Only through school) on 3rd February 2022

Section 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

Total Question:
      Online Test: 9 Questions
      Paper-based: 9 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 6: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  Patterns
  Analogy and Classification
  Coding-Decoding
  Geometrical Shapes
  Mirror Images
  Water Images

  Embedded Figures
  Direction Sense Test
  Ranking Test
  Alphabet Test and Logical Sequence of Words
  Puzzle Test
  General Questions

Section 2: Mathematics

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 6: - Mathematics

  Knowing our Numbers
  Whole Numbers
  Playing with Numbers
  Basic Geometrical Ideas
  Understanding Elementary Shapes
  Integers
  Fractions
  Decimals

  Mensuration
  Algebra
  Ratio And Proportion
  Symmetry
  Practical Geometry
  Data Handling
  General Maths

Section 3: Science

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 6: - Science

  Food and Its Components
  Fibre to Fabric
  Sorting and Separation of Materials
  Changes Around Us
  The World of Living
  Motion and Measurement of Distances

  Light, Shadows and Reflections
  Electricity and Circuits
  Fun with Magnets
  Our Environment
  General Science

Section 4: English Language and Grammar

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1.5 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 6: - English Language and Grammar

  Vocabulary - Word Power
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs and Phrasal verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions

  Voices and Narration
  Tenses
  Active-Passive Voice and Reported Speech
  Proverbs and Idioms
  Comprehension
  Spoken and Written Expression
  General English

Section 5: Scholars Section

Total Question:
      Online Test: 5 Questions
      Paper-based: 5 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -1.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +5 for correct & -2 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 6: - Scholars Section

  Higher thinking questions from Mathematics and Science

Section 6: Fair Play / Practice (Only for Online Exam)

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: 16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.

Total Questions: 50 Questions
Total Marks: 100
Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Method:
      Online Exam(For Individual Student) on 15th and 22nd May 2022
      Online(Only through school) on 3rd February 2022

Section 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

Total Question:
      Online Test: 9 Questions
      Paper-based: 9 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 7 Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  Patterns
  Analogy and Classification
  Coding-Decoding
  Geometrical Shapes
  Mirror Images
  Water Images
  Embedded Figures

  Direction Sense Test
  Mathematical reasoning
  Analytical reasoning
  Ranking Test
  Alphabet Test and Logical Sequence of Words
  Puzzle Test
  General Questions

Section 2: Mathematics

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 7 - Mathematics

  Integers
  Fractions and Decimals
  Data Handling
  Simple Equations
  Lines and Angles
  The Triangle and its Properties
  Congruence of Triangles
  Comparing Quantities

  Rational Numbers
  Practical Geometry
  Perimeter and Area
  Algebraic Expressions
  Exponents and Powers
  Symmetry
  Visualising Solid Shapes
  General Maths

Section 3: Science

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 7 - Science

  Nutrition in Plants and Animals
  Fibre to Fabric
  Heat
  Acids, Bases and Salts
  Physical and Chemical Changes
  Weather, Climate and Adaptations of Animals to Climate
  Winds, Storms and Cyclones
  Natural Resources and Their Conservation

  Respiration in Organisms
  Transportation in Plants and Animals
  Reproduction in Plants
  Motion and Time
  Electric Current and its Effects
  Light
  General Science

Section 4: English Language and Grammar

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1.5 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 7 - English Language and Grammar

  Vocabulary - Word Power
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs, Phrasal Verbs and Modals
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions

  Conjunctions
  Tenses
  Voices and Narration
  Proverbs and Idioms
  Comprehension
  Spoken and Written Expression
  General English

Section 5: Scholars Section

Total Question:
      Online Test: 5 Questions
      Paper-based: 5 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -1.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +5 for correct & -2 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 7 - Scholars Section

  Higher thinking questions from Mathematics and Science

Section 6: Fair Play / Practice (Only for Online Exam)

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: 16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.

Total Questions: 50 Questions
Total Marks: 100
Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Method:
      Online Exam(For Individual Student) on 15th and 22nd May 2022
      Online(Only through school) on 3rd February 2022

Section 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

Total Question:
      Online Test: 9 Questions
      Paper-based: 9 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 8: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  Patterns
  Analogy and Classification
  Coding-Decoding
  Geometrical Shapes
  Mirror Images
  Water Images
  Embedded Figures

  Direction Sense Test
  Mathematical reasoning
  Analytical reasoning
  Ranking Test
  Alphabet Test and Logical Sequence of Words
  Puzzle Test
  General Questions

Section 2: Mathematics

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 8: Mathematics

  Playing with Number
  Rational Numbers
  Linear Equations in One Variable
  Understanding Quadrilaterals
  Practical Geometry
  Data Handling
  Squares and Square Roots
  Cubes and Cube Roots
  Comparing Quantities

  Algebraic Expressions and Identities
  Visualising Solid Shapes
  Mensuration
  Exponents and Powers
  Direct and Inverse Proportions
  Factorisation
  Introduction to Graphs
  General Maths

Section 3: Science

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 8: Science

  Crop Production and Management
  Microorganisms
  Synthetic Fibres and Plastics
  Metals and Non-metals
  Coal and Petroleum
  Combustion and Flame
  Conservation of Plants and Animals
  Cell
  Reproduction and Endocrine System

  Force and Pressure
  Friction
  Sound
  Chemical Effects of Electric Current
  Some Natural Phenomena
  Light
  Stars and the Solar System
  Pollution of Air and Water
  General Science

Section 4: English Language and Grammar

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1.5 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 8: English Language and Grammar

  Vocabulary - Word Power
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs, Phrasal Verbs and Modals
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
  Participle Phrases

  Conjunctions
  Determiners
  Tenses
  Voices and Narrations
  Idioms and Proverbs
  Comprehension
  Spoken and Written Expression
  General English

Section 5: Scholars Section

Total Question:
      Online Test: 5 Questions
      Paper-based: 5 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -1.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +5 for correct & -2 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 8: Scholars Section

  Higher thinking questions from Mathematics and Science

Section 6: Fair Play / Practice (Only for Online Exam)

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: 16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.

Total Questions: 50 Questions
Total Marks: 100
Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Method:
      Online Exam(For Individual Student) on 15th and 22nd May 2022
      Online(Only through school) on 3rd February 2022

Section 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

Total Question:
      Online Test: 9 Questions
      Paper-based: 9 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 9: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  Patterns
  Analogy and Classification
  Coding-Decoding
  Geometrical Shapes
  Mirror Images
  Water Images
  Embedded Figures

  Direction Sense Test
  Mathematical reasoning
  Analytical reasoning
  Ranking Test
  Alphabet Test and Logical Sequence of Words
  Puzzle Test
  General Questions

Section 2: Mathematics

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 9: Mathematics

  Number Systems
  Polynomials
  Coordinate Geometry
  Linear Equations in Two Variables
  Introduction to Euclid's Geometry
  Lines and Angles
  Triangles
  Quadrilaterals

  Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles
  Circles
  Constructions
  Heron's Formula
  Surface Areas and Volumes
  Statistics
  Probability
  General Maths

Section 3: Science

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 9: Science

  Matter in Our Surroundings
  Is Matter Around Us Pure
  Atoms and Molecules
  Structure of Atom
  Cell - The Fundamental Unit of Life
  Tissues
  Diversity in Living Organisms
  Motion

  Force and Laws of Motion
  Gravitation
  Work and Energy
  Sound
  Why Do We Fall Ill
  Natural Resources
  Improvement in Food Resources
  General Science

Section 4: English Language and Grammar

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1.5 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 9: English Language and Grammar

  Vocabulary - Word Power
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs, Phrasal Verbs and Modals
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
  Participle Phrases
  Conjunctions

  Voices and Narrations
  Concord
  Tenses
  Conditionals
  Reported speech
  Idioms and Proverbs
  Comprehension
  Spoken and Written Expression
  General English

Section 5: Scholars Section

Total Question:
      Online Test: 5 Questions
      Paper-based: 5 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -1.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +5 for correct & -2 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 9: Scholars Section

  Higher thinking questions from Mathematics and Science

Section 6: Fair Play / Practice (Only for Online Exam)

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: 16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.

Total Questions: 50 Questions
Total Marks: 100
Negative Marking: There is negative marking for each wrong answer
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Exam Method:
      Online Exam(For Individual Student) on 15th and 22nd May 2022
      Online(Only through school) on 3rd February 2022

Section 1: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

Total Question:
      Online Test: 9 Questions
      Paper-based: 9 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 10: Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  Patterns
  Analogy and Classification
  Coding-Decoding
  Geometrical Shapes
  Mirror Images
  Water Images
  Embedded Figures

  Direction Sense Test
  Mathematical reasoning
  Analytical reasoning
  Ranking Test
  Alphabet Test and Logical Sequence of Words
  Puzzle Test
  General Questions

Section 2: Mathematics

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 10: Mathematics

  Real Numbers
  Polynomials
  Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables
  Quadratic Equations
  Arithmetic Progressions
  Triangles
  Coordinate Geometry
  Introduction to Trigonometry

  Some Applications of Trigonometry
  Circles
  Constructions
  Areas Related to Circles
  Surface Areas and Volumes
  Statistics
  Probability
  General Maths

Section 3: Science

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +2 for correct & -0.50 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 10: Science

  Chemical Reactions and Equations
  Acids, Bases and Salts
  Metals and Non-metals
  Carbon and its Compounds
  Periodic Classification of Elements
  Chemical Bonding
  Life Processes
  Control and Coordination
  Reproduction in Organisms
  Heredity and Evolution

  Light - Reflection and Refraction
  Force, Work, Power, Energy and Machine
  Sound
  Heat
  Electricity
  Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
  Sources of Energy
  Our Environment
  Management of Natural Resources
  General Science

Section 4: English Language and Grammar

Total Question:
      Online Test: 12 Questions
      Paper-based: 12 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +1 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +1.5 for correct & -0.25 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 10: English Language and Grammar

  Words related to social cause
  Words related to Travel
  Words related to Workplace
  Synonyms and Antonyms
  Homonyms and homophones
  Synonyms and Antonyms
  Analogies and Spellings
  One word
  Word order
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions

  Conjunctions
  Punctuations
  Jumbled words
  Voices
  Concord
  Question forms
  Tenses
  Conditionals
  Modals
  Reported speech
  Collocations
  Phrasal verbs
  Idioms
  Comprehension (Search for retrieve and understand information)
  General English

Section 5: Scholars Section

Total Question:
      Online Test: 5 Questions
      Paper-based: 5 Questions

Marks/Question:
      Online Test: +3 for correct & -1.25 for wrong answer
      Paper-based: +5 for correct & -2 for wrong answer

Syllabus for Class 10: Scholars Section

  Higher thinking questions from Mathematics and Science

Section 6: Fair Play / Practice (Only for Online Exam)

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: ISTSE is committed towards the fair conduction of the examination. We are the first and only online talent exams for school kids with anti-cheating tools to prevent any malpractice during the exam. Our exam system is equipped with an advanced AI-based anti-cheating module, advanced software tools and manual monitoring to support fair conduction of the examination.

Only for ISTSE Online Exam: 16% of marks are reserved for fair participation in the exam. The scores will be calculated with AI enabled tool and manual monitoring of the participants during the exam.