NSTSE Syllabus 2020-21 – Download Class 1 to 10 Exam Pattern, Pdf

NSTSE Syllabus 2020: National Level Science Talent Search Examination is India One of the most popular assessment exam. This exam will be conducted in November 2020.

Latest UpdateNSTSE exam will be conducted in Nov 2020. The last date for receipt of application is October 2020. Keep visiting for the latest update.

In this Exams students, actual knowledge is assessed and those students who perform well are given cash prizes and are given outstanding Performance Certificate. Scroll download to get  NSTSE Exam Syllabus for all classes.  

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NSTSE Exam Syllabus 2020- 2nd to 9th Class

The NSTSE exam Syllabus typically consists of Maths, Science, and General Questions. General questions may be from general Knowlege or from Current affairs. The NSTSE paper is formed with only these subjects. However from IV class onwards the level of questions and weightage increase bit by bit as we move towards higher classes. Go to the below-provided table to get an idea regarding NSTSE Syllabus for 8th Class and NSTSE Syllabus 10th Class. 

NOTE: NSTSE Exam is totally based on CBSE Syllabus. 85% of the syllabus is taken for setting the NSTSE Question Paper

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NSTSE Exam Pattern 2020 

National Level Science Talent Search Examination, exam pattern consists of the two-three section. However, for some classes, it comprises four sections. Students who qualify the written test with top scores will be given award and recognition and a certificate of excellence.

ClassSubject/ Marks


General Science- 25


Mathematics- 20

General Science- 30


Mathematics- 25

General Science- 3

Critical Thinking- 5


Mathematics- 25

Physics- 10

Chemistry- 10

Biology- 10

Critical Thinking- 5

11th- 12th (PCM)

Mathematics- 25

Physics- 15

Chemistry- 15

Critical Thinking- 05

11th- 12th (PCB)

Biology- 25

Physics- 15

Chemistry- 15

Critical Thinking- 05

NTSE Paper Pattern 2020 in brief:

  • There will be different Question paper for each class
  • All questions will be Multiple Choice Type Questions (MCQ)
  • The total duration of Examination will be 60 Minutes

NOTE: No negative marking scheme for wrong answers.

ClassNo. of QuestionsMarks
3 to 126060

Note:  Critical Thinking section includes a complex combination of skills like conscious application in real life, Logical & Inductive Reasoning, Tactics & Strategies in decision making, Subjective & Objective analysis.

NSTSE Previous Question Paper 

Students who are preparing for National Level Science Talent Search Examination for better preparation can refer to NSTSE Question Papers. Reference to previous paper will actually help in getting the exam pattern, the trend of questions which used to come in such exams. Besides, this questions papers will make you handy to solve difficult questions with right approach in the actual examination. Students to prepare for such examinations there is no better tool other than NSTE Sample Papers, previous year papers, model question papers. Therefore to give your 100 % in this examination practice as much as you can from all the possible sets.

NSTSE Sample Papers 2020

The students have to download the NSTS Previous Year Papers for Class 9 from the webpage of the Council. the papers will help them to understand the pattern and scheme of the exam.

The questions mentioned in the model test papers are the combinations of the previous year questions papers of the NSTSE Exam. The level of the exam is settled according to the class of the students. Also, the syllabus is mentioned in the article for the ease of the students.

NSTSE Exam Dates 2020

Students who are preparing for NSTSE exam they are required to know below given important dates. The dates which are provided here are compiled from the official notification. So to give your best in National Level Talent Search Examination Stay focused with the below-given schedule.

Important Dates (Expected)
Application form statusAvailable
Application form ends05/10/2020
Exam date4/12/2020
Exam date for Individual/ Direct Applicants15/12/2020
Exam Timing10:30 am-11:30 am
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