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Indian School Talent Search Exam (ISTSE) is an Online Test open to all the students of class 1 to 10

A Single Paper Online Exam comparising of Mental Ability, Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, Science and English Language & Grammar

Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning
20%
Mathematics
30%
Science
30%
English Language & Grammar
20%

Exam Details

The ISTSE 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

Single exam will content questions from Mental Ability, Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, Science and English Language & Grammar.

Students have to appear in exam from their home. Students should have access to computer/tablet with live internet connection to appear in this exam.

Exam Duration: 60 minutes, No of questions:: 30 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 Ability + Logical Reasoning (20%) , Mathematics (30%), Science (30%) and English Language & Grammar (20%). Detailed syllabus is provided at teh bottom of the page.

Exam Date: 14th & 21st July 2019. Exam Fees: INR 399/-

With each registration student will get 3 online mock test papers for practice.

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Exam Date: 14th & 21st July 2019.
Exam Fees: INR 399/-

Total Questions : 30 Questions
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Total Marks: 100
Exam Method: Online Exam
Negative Marking: Yes, with every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Test will be comprising of questions from
  Mental Ability + Logical Reasoning: 6 questions
  Mathematics: 9 questions
  Science: 9 questions and
  English Language & Grammar: 6 questions

There will be six questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Spatial Understanding
  Grouping
  Measuring Units
  Analogy
  Problems Based on Figures

  Geometrical Shapes
  Patterns
  Odd One Out
  Ranking Test

There will be nine questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Numerals
  Number Name and Number Sense (2 digit numbers)
  Addition
  Subtraction
  Length

  Weight
  Time
  Money
  Geometrical Skills

There will be nine questions from this section in ISTSE Test

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

  Good Habits and Safety Rules
  Air and Water
  Weather and the Sky

There will be six questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Jumbled Letters
  Words: Their Meanings and Opposites
  Identify the Word From the Picture
  Making a Word
  Feminine and Masculine
  One and Many
  Word Pairs

  Odd One Out
  Animals: Their Babies, Sounds and Groups
  Nouns
  Verbs
  Articles
  Comprehension (Prose and Poetry)

Total Questions : 30 Questions
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Total Marks: 100
Exam Method: Online Exam
Negative Marking: Yes, with every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Test will be comprising of questions from
  Mental Ability + Logical Reasoning: 6 questions
  Mathematics: 9 questions
  Science: 9 questions and
  English Language & Grammar: 6 questions

There will be six questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Patterns
  Measuring Units
  Odd One Out
  Series Completion
  Geometrical Shapes

  Analogy
  Ranking Test
  Grouping of Figures
  Coding-Decoding
  Embedded Figures

There will be nine questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Numerals
  Number Name and Number Sense (3 digit numbers)
  Money
  Measurement of Length (conversions)
  Weight

  Time and Temperature
  Calendar
  Point
  Line and Plane Figures
  Problems Based on Figure

There will be nine questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Plants
  Animals
  Human Body
  Food
  Housing and Clothing
  Family and Festival

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

There will be six questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Collocations
  Spellings
  Words related to animals and their sound
  Clothes
  Body parts
  Basic emotions
  Food
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs

  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions
  Conjunctions
  Contractions
  Word order
  Punctuation
  Simple tenses

Total Questions : 30 Questions
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Total Marks: 100
Exam Method: Online Exam
Negative Marking: Yes, with every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Test will be comprising of questions from
  Mental Ability + Logical Reasoning: 6 questions
  Mathematics: 9 questions
  Science: 9 questions and
  English Language & Grammar: 6 questions

There will be six questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be nine questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Numerals
  Number Name and Number Sense (4 digit numbers)
  Addition
  Subtraction
  Multiplication
  Division
  Fractions
  Money

  Length (conversions)
  Weight
  Capacity
  Time
  Point
  Problems Based on Figures
  Odd One Out

There will be nine questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be six questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Word Power : Homophones, Collocations, Spellings
  Words related to animals
  Words related to Household things
  Words related to Clothes
  Words related to Basic emotions
  Words related to Food
  Words related to Animals and Pets
  Synonyms and Antonyms
  Gender
  Number
  Proverbs

  One Word
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions
  Simple Tenses
  Conjunctions and Punctuation

Total Questions : 30 Questions
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Total Marks: 100
Exam Method: Online Exam
Negative Marking: Yes, with every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Test will be comprising of questions from
  Mental Ability + Logical Reasoning: 6 questions
  Mathematics: 9 questions
  Science: 9 questions and
  English Language & Grammar: 6 questions

There will be six questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be nine questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Numerals and Number Names (5 digit numbers)
  Place Value
  Roman Numerals
  Addition and Subtraction
  Geometry : Square, Rectangle, Circle
  Closed and Open Figure
  Multiplication and Division

  Factors and Multiples
  Fractions
  Measurement
  Pictorial Representation of Data
  Money
  Time
  Weight and Capacity

There will be nine questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Plants
  Animals
  Food and Digestion
  Clothing

  Matter and Materials
  Force, Work and Energy
  Our Environment
  Earth and Universe

There will be six questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Collocations
  Spellings
  Words related to animals
  Words related to Household things
  Words related to Clothes
  Words related to Basic emotions
  Words related to Food and Animals
  Synonyms
  Antonyms
  Nouns

  Pronouns
  Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Contractions
  Articles
  Prepositions
  Conjunctions
  Tenses
  Punctuations and Jumbled words

Total Questions : 50 Questions
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Total Marks: 100
Exam Method: Online Exam
Negative Marking: Yes, with every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Test will be comprising of questions from
  Mental Ability + Logical Reasoning: 10 questions
  Mathematics: 15 questions
  Science: 15 questions and
  English Language & Grammar: 10 questions

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Number sense
  Numeral and Number Name (7 and 8 digit numbers)
  Roman Numbers
  Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division
  Factors and Multiples
  LCM and HCF
  Rules of Divisibility
  Whole, Prime and Composite Numbers
  Fractions and Decimals
  Geometrical Shapes & Angles
  Circles

  Symmetry
  Measurement of Length
  Mass
  Capacity
  Perimeter and Area of Rectangle and Square
  Measurement of Volume
  Temperature
  Time and Various Operations on Time
  Relationship Between Seconds, Minutes and Hours
  Money
  Representation of Data in Pictorial Form

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Animals
  Human Body and Health
  Plants
  Natural Resources

  Pollution and Calamities
  Earth and Universe
  Matter
  Force, Work and Energy

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Spellings
  Collocations
  Idioms
  Homonyms and homophones
  Words related to feelings
  Words related to Travel
  Words related to Food
  Words related to Health
  Words related to Appearance
  Words related to Character

  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs and Phrasal Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions
  Punctuation
  Tenses
  Active-Passive Voice and Reported Speech

Total Questions : 50 Questions
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Total Marks: 100
Exam Method: Online Exam
Negative Marking: Yes, with every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Test will be comprising of questions from
  Mental Ability + Logical Reasoning: 10 questions
  Mathematics: 15 questions
  Science: 15 questions and
  English Language & Grammar: 10 questions

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

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

  Decimals
  Data Handling
  Mensuration
  Algebra
  Ratio And Proportion
  Symmetry
  Practical Geometry

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Motion and Measurement of Distances
  Light, Shadows and Reflections
  Electricity and Circuits
  Fun with Magnets
  Our Environment

  Sorting and Separation of Materials
  Changes Around Us
  Living Organisms and Their Surroundings
  Food and its Components
  Fibre to Fabric

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions
  Punctuation and Jumbled Words
  Tenses
  Voices

  Narration
  Spellings
  Collocations
  Phrasal verbs
  Idioms
  Words related to everyday problems
  Words related to Relationships
  Words related to Health and Medicine
  Words related to Travel

Total Questions : 50 Questions
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Total Marks: 100
Exam Method: Online Exam
Negative Marking: Yes, with every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Test will be comprising of questions from
  Mental Ability + Logical Reasoning: 10 questions
  Mathematics: 15 questions
  Science: 15 questions and
  English Language & Grammar: 10 questions

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Integers
  Fractions and Decimals
  Exponents and Powers
  Algebraic Expressions
  Simple Linear Equations
  Lines and Angles
  Comparing Quantities
  The Triangle and its Properties

  Symmetry
  Congruence of Triangles
  Rational Numbers
  Perimeter and Area
  Data Handling
  Visualising Solid Shapes
  Practical Geometry

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Heat
  Motion and Time
  Electric Current and its Effects
  Winds
  Storms and Cyclones
  Light
  Acids
  Bases and Salts
  Physical and Chemical Changes

  Weather
  Climate and Adaptations of Animals to Climate
  Fibre to Fabric
  Nutrition in Plants and Animals
  Respiration in Organisms
  Transportation in Plants and Animals
  Reproduction in Plants
  Natural Resources and Their Conservation

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Spellings
  Collocations
  Words related to Travel
  Words related to Locations
  Words related to Activities
  Homonyms and Homophones
  Synonymsa and Antonyms
  Analogies and Spellings
  One word
  Phrasal Verbs and Idioms
  Modals

  Word order
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions
  Conjunctions
  Punctuation
  Tenses
  Voices and Narration

Total Questions : 50 Questions
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Total Marks: 100
Exam Method: Online Exam
Negative Marking: Yes, with every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Test will be comprising of questions from
  Mental Ability + Logical Reasoning: 10 questions
  Mathematics: 15 questions
  Science: 15 questions and
  English Language & Grammar: 10 questions

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Rational Numbers
  Squares and Square Roots
  Cubes and Cube Roots
  Exponents and Powers
  Comparing Quantities
  Algebraic Expressions and Identities
  Linear Equations in One Variable
  Understanding Quadrilaterals

  Constructions
  Mensuration
  Visualising Solid Shapes
  Data Handling
  Direct and Inverse Variations
  Factorisation
  Introduction to Graphs
  Playing with Numbers

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Synonyms and Antonyms
  Analogies and Spellings
  Collocations
  Phrasal Verbs
  Idioms or Proverbs
  Homonyms and Homophones
  One word
  Nouns
  Pronouns
  Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles

  Prepositions
  Prepositional Phrases
  Participle Phrases
  Conjunctions
  Determiners
  Jumbled Words and Punctuations
  Tenses
  Voices and Narrations
  Question Tags
  Words related to leisure
  Words related to Household items/issues
  Words related to Social causes
  Words related to Outdoor locations and activities

Total Questions : 50 Questions
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Total Marks: 100
Exam Method: Online Exam
Negative Marking: Yes, with every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Test will be comprising of questions from
  Mental Ability + Logical Reasoning: 10 questions
  Mathematics: 15 questions
  Science: 15 questions and
  English Language & Grammar: 10 questions

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Motion, Force and Laws of Motion
  Gravitation
  Work and Energy
  Sound
  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
  Why Do We Fall ill
  Natural Resources
  Improvement in Food Resources

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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
  Homonyms and homophones
  Words related to social cause
  Words related to Travel
  Words related to Workplace

Total Questions : 50 Questions
Exam Duration: 60 minutes
Total Marks: 100
Exam Method: Online Exam
Negative Marking: Yes, with every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Test will be comprising of questions from
  Mental Ability + Logical Reasoning: 10 questions
  Mathematics: 15 questions
  Science: 15 questions and
  English Language & Grammar: 10 questions

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  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

There will be fifteen questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Chemical Reactions and Equations
  Acids
  Bases and Salts
  Metals and Non-metals
  Carbon and its Compounds
  Periodic Classification of Elements
  Life Processes
  Reproduction in Organisms

  Heredity and Evolution
  Light-Reflection and Refraction
  Human Eye and Colourful World
  Electricity
  Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
  Sources of Energy
  Our Environment and its Management

There will be ten questions from this section in ISTSE Test

  Synonyms
  Antonyms
  Analogies and Spellings
  One Word
  Word order
  Nouns
  Verbs
  Adverbs
  Adjectives
  Articles
  Prepositions
  Conjunctions
  Punctuations
  Voices

  Narration
  Concord
  Question forms
  Tense
  Conditionals
  Modals
  Collocations
  Phrasal verbs
  Idioms
  Homonyms and homophones
  Words related to weather
  Words related to Countries
  Words related to Language and people
  Global problems