NSTSE Syllabus 2021 for Class 1 to 12 (Topic-Wise) NSTSE Exam Pattern PDF

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NSTSE Syllabus 2021: Check Topic Wise NSTSE Syllabus for Class 1 to 12 Exam from here!! Students appearing in National Level Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE) on 07-12-2021 (Friday) can start preparation of the exam from NSTSE Exam Syllabus.


Apart from Unified Council NSTSE Syllabus, we have provided Talent Search Exam Pattern also that carries the details of the topics such as Maths, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry from which questions will be asked in the examination.

Name of the Organization Unified Council
Name of the Exam National Level Science Talent
Search Examination (NSTSE)
Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 30-10-2021
NSTSE Exam Date 07-12-2021(Friday)
NSTSE Exam Time 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.
Date of examination for Individual /
Direct applicants

Candidates can download NSTSE Syllabus 2021 for Class 1 to 12 by going through the below mentioned direct link easily which has been provided by the team members of www.goldeneraeducation.com on this page.

NSTSE Syllabus 2021

NSTSE Mathematics Syllabus 2021

  • Basic Geometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Menstruation
  • Trigonometry
  • Number System
  • Percentage & its Application
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Surface Areas and Volumes
  • Square Root & Cube Root
  • Linear Equation
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Rational Numbers
  • Exponent included in NSTSE Syllabus
  • Playing with Numbers
  • Arithmetic Progressions
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Circles
  • Triangles
  • Direct & inverse variation

Check Here – Math Question And Answer

NSTSE Exam Syllabus For English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Completion
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Rearrangement of Jumbled Words
  • One Word Substitution
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • English Grammar

Also Check – English Preparation Tips

NSTSE Science Syllabus 2021

  • Some Common Diseases
  • Human Body
  • Carbon and its Compounds
  • Work and energy
  • Metals & Non Metals
  • Light
  • Magnetism & Electricity at Work
  • Our Environment
  • Reproduction
  • Air included in NSTSE Syllabus
  • Cellular Level of Organisation
  • Source of Energy
  • Life Processes
  • Water
  • Structure of Atom
  • Micro-organisms
  • Motion and Force
  • Measurement
  • Sound
  • Physical and Chemical Changes
  • Diversity in Living Organisms
  • Plant and Animal Nutrition
  • Periodic Classification of Elements
  • Acid Bases and Salt
  • The Universe
  • Soil
  • Food Production & Management
  • Fibres and Plastics

Check Now – General Science Quiz

NSTSE Social Science Syllabus

The Mughal Empire British Raj
Resources and
Indus Valley
Our Country – India Indian Constitution
Indian Economics Our Environment
Early Medieval Period The Delhi Sultanate
Indian Freedom Struggle Natural Vegetation
Atmosphere World History
Introduction and Sources
of Ancient Indian History
Vedic Period
Jainism, Budhism
and Conquerors
from Distant Lands
The Mauryas
New Empires
and Kingdoms
Popular Movements
and Social Reforms
Major Domains
and Landforms
Internal Structure of
the Earth and Rocks
Agriculture Diversity and Livelihood
India and its Neighbours Democracy and Elections
Union Government The Judiciary
Nationalism in
Various Countries
Water Resources
Industrial Revolution Early States
Culture, Science
and Literature
and Culture
Eighteenth Century
Political Formation
Solar System
Maps and Globe Motion of the Earth
Industries Included
in NSTSE Syllabus 2021
Local and
State Government
UN and International Agencies Biosphere
Population Included
in NSTSE Syllabus 2021

Get Details About – Social Studies Quiz

NSTSE 2021 Syllabus: General Knowledge

  • Books And Author
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Sports
  • India
  • World
  • Abbreviations

Also Check – GK Preparation Tips

NSTSE Syllabus 2021 For Metal Ability

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

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NSTSE Exam Pattern 2021

  • Different Question Papers will be set for each class.
  • All the questions will be objective type and no negative marking will be applicable for any wrong answer.
  • Total time duration of test for all classes will be 90 minutes.
Class No. Of Questions Marks
1 40 40
2 50 50
3 75 75
4-12 100 100

Check Now – NSTSE Previous Year Question Papers

Division Of Marks In The Question Paper:

For Classes I Mathematics: 25
Science: 15
For Classes II Mathematics: 25
Science: 25
For Classes III Mathematics: 40
Science: 35
For Classes IV & V Mathematics: 45
Science: 45
General Questions: 10
For Classes VI to X Mathematics: 25
Physics: 25
Chemistry: 20
Biology: 20
General Questions: 10
For Classes XI & XII (PCM) Mathematics: 40
Physics: 25
Chemistry: 25
General Questions: 10
For Classes XI & XII (PCB) Biology: 40
Physics: 25
Chemistry: 25
General Questions: 10

Press Here: Download NSTSE Exam Pattern PDF

Note: There is no exam for XI, XII PCMB group.

NSTSE Class 1st To 12th Exam Scheme:

  • This exam will be based on CBSE syllabus.
  • 85% of NSTSE Syllabus considered for setting Question Paper.
  • Students of ICSE/ISC and different State Board/Matriculation syllabus is also fit for the National Science Talent Search Examination Question Papers.
  • National Science Talent Search Examination syllabus will be according to CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) with more than 85% of questions raised from it.

NSTSE Exam Structure 2021:

National Science Talent Search Examination will be organized in Two Levels.

First Level: 

  • In this level the exam will be organized in the selected test centers for all the students.

Second Level: 

  • This level of examination will be organized only for Top-500 students (Class 2-12) across country.
  • Top-20 students from each class will be called out in the nearest chosen State Head Quarters/Main Towns

Note: For Class-1 students, there will be single level exam of NSTSE.

Final Note:

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