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Recognition and Awards

ISTSE - Paper-based (Through School)

Exam Date: 3rd February 2020


Certificates

Each participating student with get a cetificate. 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 - 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 stydying 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 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 comparising 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: For every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.

Paper-based Exam Dates: 3rd February 2020, Exam Fees: INR 200/-

Last Date of Registration through School : 15th November 2019

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 25 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 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 3
: If in a school, in a particular class, the number of students participating is between 5 and 9

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.

Exam Date: Paper-based Exam: 3rd February 2020

Last Date: 15th November 2019

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

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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.

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.

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