NTSE 2021 Syllabus

NTSE 2021 Syllabus

Every NTSE 2021 aspirants have to aware of NTSE 2021 for better performance. National Talent Search Examination is the most prestigious examination in India. 

It is very important for every candidate to know what are the pattern as well as the syllabus for this examination for better performance. The NTSE syllabus has given by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT).

As per the examination pattern, there are two stages in this exam, and in both examination has two papers. Paper 1 is Mental Ability Test (MAT) and paper 2 is the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). 

In both individual papers there 100 Multiple choice questions (MCQs). As we compile both the paper, there will be a total of 200 MCQs in a single stage. Each question carries 1 mark and 120 minutes given to finish it. There will be no negative marking system in stage 1.

As we know the NTSE exam is the most prestigious examination in India, that’s why there is a level of competition that will be very high. So every student needs to start preparation from starting from his/her respective class from 10th begging.

The fundamental way to prepare for the National Talent Search Exam and become NTSE Scholar is by enhancing your knowledge and applications of the conceptual knowledge of the syllabus up to class 10th.

 In the syllabus, there is a little number of topics of Science and Mathematics required level of academic knowledge as about 15% of questions in SAT paper asked are based on these applications part. It will be cover applications knowledge of class 9th or higher is not required.

 This can be done with the in-depth practice of advanced level problems on the syllabus of NCERT 9th and 10th Grade. Students have to focus on state board Social studies in the first stage, but in the case of stage 2, there will be required knowledge of the whole country.

NTSE 2021 Syllabus


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

NTSE 2021-2022 Syllabus - SAT

The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) includes questions from Science, Social Science, Mathematics, etc. Following are the subject-wise topics for NTSE 2021-2022 Syllabus for SAT:


Algebraic Expressions Percentage & Its Application
Arithmetic Playing with Number
Arithmetic Progressions Probability
Basic Geometry Quadratic Equations
Circles Rational Numbers
Coordinate Geometry Simple & Compound Interest
Direct & Inverse Variations Square & Cube Roots
Exponent Statistics
Linear Equation Surface Areas and Volume
Mensuration Triangles
Number System Trigonometry

Social Science:

Social Science
Agriculture India and Its Neighbours Local and State Government The Delhi Sultanate
Biosphere and Atmosphere Indian Constitution Medieval Architecture and Culture The Judiciary
British Raj Indian Economics Nationalism in Various Countries The Mauryas
Culture, Science and Literature Indian Freedom Struggle Natural Vegetation The motion of the Earth
Democracy and Elections Indus Valley Civilization New Empires and Kingdoms The Mughal Empire
Diversity and Livelihood Industrial Revolution Our Country- India UN and International Agencies
Early Medieval Period Industries Popular Movements and Social Reforms Union Government
Early States Internal Structure of the Earth and Rocks Population Vedic Period
Eighteenth Century Political Formation Introduction and Sources of Ancient Indian History Resources and Development Water Resources
French Revolution Jainism, Buddhism and Conquerors from Distant Lands Solar System World History


Acid, Bases and Salts Micro-Organisms
Air Motion and Force
Carbon and its Compound Motion and Force
Cellular Level of Organisation Motion and Force
Diversity in living Organisation Our Environment
Fibres and Plastics Periodic Classification of Elements
Food Production & Management Reproduction
Heredity and Evolution Soil
Human Body Some Common Diseases
Life Processes Sound of Energy
Light Structure of Atom
Magnetic & Electricity at Work The Universe
Measurement Water
Metals & Non Metals Work and Energy

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