NTSE Syllabus 2020-21 – Check NTSE MAT & SAT Syllabus

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Before starting the Preparation for NTSE, it is important to know the NTSE 2020 Syllabus. The syllabus of the examination has been prescribed by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT). NTSE consists of two stages.

Each stage has two papers comprising the :

  • Mental Ability Test (MAT)
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Each of the papers carries 100 multiple choice questions which means that one stage carries 200 questions.

The time duration to complete each paper is 120 minutes.

The questions in the SAT are asked from :

  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

MAT, on the other hand, deals with :

  • Thinking ability oriented questions
  • Reasoning oriented questions
  • Evaluation oriented questions

It is important for students to focus on every individual unit if they wish to score well in the examination. It is important for candidates to know the entire syllabus of NTSE 2020 as it will help in better exam preparation. Not knowing the syllabus well will make the preparation process very lengthy and hectic. This might also lead students to a probable chance of skipping a topic or two at the time of preparation.

NTSE 2020 Syllabus for MAT

The Mental Ability Test is conducted to judge the calibre of the candidates with respect to their ability to think, spatial orientation, the power of reasoning and evaluation, discrimination, etc. Following are the topics covered in NTSE 2020 Syllabus for MAT:

Water and Mirror ImagesFigure Partition and Dot SituationAnalogy(Non-Verbal)Embedded Figure
Ranking and ArrangementsCoding-DecodingClassificationVenn Diagrams
Analogy(Verbal)Alphabets and Number testPaper Folding and CuttingSeries (Verbal)
Calendar, Time and ClockDirection SenseWord ProblemsCube and Dice
Missing CharacterSeries(Non-Verbal)Mathematical OperationsBlood relations

NTSE 2020 Syllabus for SAT

The Scholastic Aptitude Test includes questions from Science, Social Science, Mathematics, etc. Following are the subject-wise topics for NTSE 2020 Syllabus for SAT:

NTSE 2020 Syllabus for Mathematics

TrianglesLinear Equation
TrigonometryQuadratic Equations
MensurationBasic Geometry
Surface Areas and VolumeArithmetic Progressions
ExponentSquare & Cube Roots
Direct & Inverse VariationsProbability
Number SystemRational Numbers
Playing with NumberCircles
Simple & Compound InterestAlgebraic Expressions
Coordinate GeometryPercentage & Its Application

 NTSE 2020 Syllabus for Social Science

World HistoryUN and International AgenciesThe Mughal EmpireLocal and State GovernmentIntroduction and Sources of Ancient Indian History
Resources and DevelopmentInternal Structure of the Earth and RocksVedic PeriodThe Delhi SultanateIndustrial Revolution
Natural VegetationWater ResourcesNationalism in Various CountriesMedieval Architecture and CultureJainism, Buddhism and Conquerors from Distant Lands
New Empires and KingdomsUnion GovernmentThe MauryasPopular Movements and Social ReformsOur Country- India
The motion of the EarthSolar SystemIndustriesThe JudiciaryIndus Valley Civilization
Indian ConstitutionIndian Freedom StrugglePopulationFrench RevolutionBiosphere and Atmosphere
Early Medieval PeriodIndian EconomicsIndia and Its NeighboursEighteenth Century Political FormationCulture, Science and Literature
Democracy and ElectionsDiversity and LivelihoodEarly StatesBritish RajAgriculture

 NTSE 2020 Syllabus for Science

Work and EnergyWaterLife ProcessesMotion and Force
Diversity in living OrganisationCarbon and its CompoundHuman BodyMagnetic & Electricity at Work
Metals & Non MetalsMicro-OrganismsLightMeasurement
Heredity and EvolutionFibres and PlasticsFood Production & ManagementMotion and Force
Periodic Classification of ElementsAcid, Bases and SaltsSome Common DiseasesThe Universe
Motion and ForceAirOur EnvironmentSound of Energy
ReproductionCellular Level of OrganisationStructure of AtomSoil

Reference Links –

NTSE Preparation Online

NTSE 2020 Exam Pattern, Exam Duration and Marking Scheme

Mental Ability in NTSE

Social Science in NTSE

What is NTSE

NTSE 2020 Registration-Direct Link, State-wise NTSE

NTSE Exam 2020-2021 – Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Dates

NTSE Exam Syllabus

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