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# NTSE writes up for NTSE stage 2 (Biology)

As per the analysis report of last 5 years for Biology the importance should be given to topics like ENVIRONMENT, MICROORGANISMS, NUTRITION, CELL and REPRODUCTION.

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Environment Microorganism Nutrition Cell Reproduction 3 Ques. 2 Ques. 1 Ques. 1 Ques. 1 Ques.

Some questions are also asked from Adaptation, Respiration ; Food resources ; Soil etc. The potential of a child is checked as most of the questions are conceptual basis and a child has to apply practical & Logical approach to tick the answers.There is also a portion of questions which are very simple & easy & can be attempted by almost all the students. To check the logical approach of students mostly match the column questions and tick the correct / incorrect statement by reading a given paragraph are accomodated in paper. Overall, We can say that the students should prepare the subject thoroughly with full clarification of all the concepts, logics, They should give stress on NCERT VII & VIII as questions are also asked from the boxes, important points given in the book.

## NTSE writes up for NTSE stage 2 (Mathematics)

Generally there are 20 questions from Mathematics in the SAT paper and level of question is either average or hard. Questions are generally asked from five main topics i.e. Geometry, Algebra, Mensuration, Number System and Commercial. Syllabus covers the topics covered in class, VII and VIII. Main emphasis is on the syllabus of VIII. Number System: - Maximum number of questions asked from surds & exponents, H.C.F & L.C.M, classification of numbers, simplifications. Number of questions asked in 2007 is 6, 5 in 2008, 4 in 2009, 7 in year 2010, 8 in 2011. Generally the level of questions is medium, but in some questions student need to use analytical approach. Algebra: - Questions from polynomials & their factors, H.C.F and L.C.M, Linear equation in one variable, Identity based questions and sometimes questions based on quadratic equation. To solve this type of questions student must know how to use the given relation to find the required

things. Number of questions asked in 2007 is 2, 2 in year 2008, 3 in year 2009 and 2 questions in 2010 and 1 in 2011. Commercial: - After Number System next maximum number of questions asked from this topic. Generally one question asked from each S.I & C.I, Profit & Loss, Work & time, Time & Speed and Percentage. Number of questions asked in 2007 was 5, 5 in year 2008, 5 in 2009, 5 in 2010 and 3 in 2011.

Geometry: - One must prepare the Topics of Lines and Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, and Circle. Questions asked in NTSE in past 4 years are 2 questions in year 2007, 2 in year 2008, 3 in year 2009, 5 in year 2010, 4 in year 2011. Mensuration: - Questions related to 2D and 3D. Question based on plane figure are more important than question based on solids. Generally the questions of Mensuration are not exactly formula based. Generally the questions are asked on analytical approach. Number of questions asked in 2007 was 4, 4 in year 2008, 3 in 2009, 2 in 2010 and 3 in 2011. Statistics & Graphs: - Generally the level of questions is average or easy from this topic. Number of questions asked in 2007 was 1, 2 in year 2008, 2 in 2009, 1 in 2010 and 1 in 2011.

## NTSE write up of Mental Ability is as follows:

There are 100 questions from Mental Ability in the MAT paper. Here two main topics are covered in MAT. (i) Verbal Reasoning (ii) Non-Verbal reasoning In verbal reasoning there are various topics Maximum number of questions asked in verbal from Series Completion. Generally the level of questions is medium, but in some questions students need to use analytical approach. Other topics in verbal are coding -Decoding, Alphabet Test, Ranking and Ordering, Puzzle Test, Blood Relation, Direction, Data sufficiency etc. In Non-Verbal Reasoning Maximum number of questions asked from Non-Verbal Series, Classification and Analogy. Other topics of Non-Verbal are which questions asked in the last 5 years paper is Mirror and Water Image, Figure Completion, Counting Figures, Venn Diagram, Syllogism etc. Out of the Both the parts maximum number of questions asked from Verbal Reasoning.

## NTSE writes up for NTSE stage 2 (Physics)

According to the last 5 years, NTSE - II Analysis report mainly questions are asked from Light, Electricity , Motion, Heat and Force as given below:

Light : Maximum number of question are asked from this topic. Number of questions asked in 2007 is 3, in 2008 is 3, in 2009 is 2, in 2010 is 2, in 2011 is 2. All the questions are concept based which include the numerical also. Heat: the level of questions asked is easy which include concept based questions and numerical also based on specific heat calculation .Number of questions in 2007 is 3,in 2008 is 3, in 2009 is 1, in 2010 is 1. Electricity : Number of questions asked in 2007 is 1, in 2009 is 3, in 2010 is 1, in 2011 is 2. All the questions are concept based which include match the column & Choose the correct Statement. Motion: Number of questions asked in 2007 is 1, in 2008 is 2, in 2009 is 1, in 2010 is 3, in 2011 is 2. All the questions are concept based which include numerical also and few question were asked from SHM. Force & Pressure: Number of questions asked in 2007 is 1, in 2009 is 2, in 2010 is 1, in 2011 is 2. All the questions are based on daily application which need the general aptitude.

All the question asked include the syllabus of NCERT Class-VII & VIII The questions asked from these topics are concept based, which includes different patterns such as match the column and mostly choose the multi correct statements which requires a detail study of a topic For preparing this examinations student should stress on the every small concepts of a chapter, as the number of numerical are very less . Some question are also asked from other topics which includes universe, sound, sources of energy but since last three years no question is asked from magnetism and EMI.

## NTSE writes up for NTSE stage 2 (Social Science)

NTSE stage -II 40 questions from Social Science subject is asked. Questions are from History, Geography and Civics and one or two questions can be from General knowledge also. Syllabus covers the topics given in Class VII and VIII but emphasis is on the topics covered in class VIII and that also topics covered for the syllabus of SA II. Going according to the NTSE II stage papers of last five years, the topics which has been generally given more importance are History 1. Ruling the Country Side (Class - VIII) 2. Indian National Movement (Class -VIII) 3. Revolt of 1857 (Class - VIII) 4. India after Independence (Class - VIII) 5. New Kings after Kingdoms (Class - VII) 6. Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire (Class- VII) Civics 1. Meaning of Constitution (Class -VIII) 2. Judiciary, Executive and Legislature ( Class - VIII) Geography 1. Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wild Life (Class -VIII) 2. Earth in the Universe (Class -VI) 3. Industries (Class - VIII) 4. Agriculture (Class - VIII) 5. Weather and Climate (Class -IX) Other then single option answers, questions can have answers of more than one option for e.g. Which of the following statements are correct (A) (i), (ii) & (iii). (B) (i), & (ii) only (C) (ii) & (iii) only (D) All of the above Fill in the blanks, Assertion and Reasoning, Match the following columns are also asked. Students must go through all the topics, examples, additional information given in the box etc, paintings and pictures printed along with the chapter. Questions can be asked from and topic given in the NCERT book. Example - Which among the following is/are correct about the painting -Lord Clive meeting Mir Jafar by Francis Hayman. 1. This painting was placed on public display in the Vauxhal Gardens in London. 2. This painting shows Lord Clive being welcomed by Mir Jafar and his troops after the battle. 3. Union Jack was unfurled as a sign of Victory. 4. Painting shows the dead body of Siraj-ud-daulah. (A) 1 & 2 (B) 2 & 3 (A) 1, 2 and 3 (A) Only 3