Exam Indian School Talent Search Exam [ISTSE]
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Download ISTSE 2021-22 Syllabus
Classes Class 1 to 10
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Indian School Talent Search Exam [ISTSE]

ISTSE is a single level examination, open to all the students of class 1 to 10. Question paper will comprise of Mental & Logical Ability, Mathematics, Science and English questions. ISTSE exam is conducted separately online for direct/individual candidates and paper-based only through schools.

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ISTSE 2021-22 Syllabus

• Mental & Logical Ability9%
• Mathematics24%
• Science24%
• English12%
• Scholars Section15%
• Fair Play or Interview (for topper based on above module)16%

Download ISTSE 2021-22 Syllabus Here

ISTSE 2021-22 Class 1 Syllabus

• 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

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.

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