# NTSE Syllabus 2019 – 2020

The National Talent Search examination is a prestigious scholarship program introduced by NCERT, Government of India. It aims to identify talented students to provide them financial support for an entire career. The exam is conducted in two stages. Stage I is conducted by States/UTs and Stage 2 is conducted by NCERT.

This year NTSE 2019 Stage 1 is scheduled to be held on 3 November 2019. Before starting the preparation, candidates must have a clear knowledge of NTSE exam pattern as well as NTSE syllabus. The most crucial element during the exam preparation is knowing complete and correct exam syllabus. This is necessary so that candidates can plan their preparation and focus on necessary topics. NTSEGuru Experts have provided the topics for NTS examination.

Before we get into NTSE syllabus, let’s have an overview of NTSE exam pattern

NTSE question paper is divided into two sections:

Mental Ability Test – MAT section is designed to analyze a candidate’s ability to think, judge, evaluate, differentiate, and power of reasoning. MAT questions are based on topics such as analogies, series, patterns, coding-decoding, classification, etc.

Scholastic Ability Test – SAT section is designed to test a candidate’s academics knowledge. This section comprises of Maths, Science, and Social Science.

 No. of Questions in SAT 100 No. of Questions in MAT 100 Subjects Maths, Science, Social Science, MAT Type of Questions Multiple-Choice Questions Mode of Exam Online Duration of Exam 4 Hours (120 minutes for each section) Language Asamiya, Bangla, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

## NTSE Exam Syllabus

Here we provide you subject-wise topics to study during NTSE preparation

#### NTSE MAT Syllabus

 Algebraic Expressions Basic Geometry Arithmetic Progressions Coordinate Geometry Polynomials Circles Quadrilaterals Linear Equation Mensuration Exponent Percentage & its Application Number System Quadratic Equations Probability Simple interest & Compound interest Playing with Numbers Statistics Real Numbers Square Root & Cube Root Triangles Surface Areas and Volumes Trigonometry

#### Science Syllabus

 Air, Water, Soil Acid Bases and Salt Cell Carbon and its Compounds Atoms and molecule Diversity in Living Organisms Matters in our surroundings and their purity Life Processes Metals & Non Metals Human Body Heredity and Evolution Food Production & Management Tissues Light and Sound Magnetism & Electricity Micro-organisms Periodic Classification of Elements Reproduction Motion and Force Periodic Classification of Elements Plant and Animal Nutrition Chemical reactions and equations Work and energy Structure of Atom Source of Energy Control and Coordination

#### History Syllabus

 Print culture and the modern world Nationalism in Europe Socialism in Europe Nationalist movement in Indo-China Russian revolution Nationalism in India Nazism and rise of Hitler Making of a global world Forest society and colonialism Industrialization Pastoralists in the modern world Work, life and leisure

#### Geography Syllabus

 India’s size and location& Physical features Resources and development Drainage Forest and wildlife resources Climate Water resources Natural vegetation and wildlife Agriculture Population Minerals and energy resources

#### Civics Syllabus

 Indian Constitution Local and State Government Democracy and Elections Judiciary

#### Economics Syllabus

 Basic concepts about production in a village Sectors of the Indian economy People as resource Money and credit Poverty as a challenge Globalization and the Indian economy Food security in India Consumer rights

#### MAT Syllabus

 Alphabet and Number Test Analogy (Verbal) Calendar, Time and Clock Analogy (Non-Verbal) Embedded Figure Mathematical Operations Ranking and Arrangements Series (Verbal) Water and Mirror Images Series (Non – Verbal) Coding-Decoding Blood Relations Classification Direction Sense Figure Partition and Dot Situation Missing Character Venn Diagrams Word Problems

Candidate must follow and plan their studies based on the syllabus above-given. Do not skip any part of your Class 9 and 10 syllabi. Stay tuned with NTSEGuru.in for more resources such as NTSE important questions, most probable questions,  question bank , chapter-wise NTSE important questions, etc.