Class IX, X
It is the delicate stage of a student’s academic life when the seed of their career aspirations somewhat start getting planted in their minds. At RN Classes, we mentor students in their preparation for competitive exams while covering their complete syllabus, be it CBSE or ICSE.
Our Class IX & X courses invariably captures the requisites to succeed in competitions like JEE, KVPY, Olympiad, NTSE & SAT. Students are comprehensively exposed to a variety of problem solving techniques and every effort is made to make every mathematical concept crystal clear to them. As a result, even the most complex questions are broken down to small discernible pieces which they can easily understand and solve with their logical reasoning skills. This also goes a long way in boosting their morale.
NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) 2021 is a National Level Examination conducted by NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training) to provide scholarship to the deserving candidates who want to pursue higher education in the field of Science or Social Studies. This exam is for 10th standard students only to identify and recognize those with high intellect and skills. The examination is conducted every year at 2 levels:
Stage 1: It is a state level examination conducted across all Indian states and Union Territories.
Stage 2: This is national level examination conducted by NCERT for only those students who qualify and clear the NTSE stage 1 test.
For both stages, exam is divided into two parts i.e.
|Exam Name||National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)|
|Class Level||10th standard|
|Examination Frequency||Once in a year|
|Eligibility Criteria||Stage 1
|Exam Duration||4 Hrs (2 Hrs MAT and 2 Hrs SAT)|
|Total Exam Centers||
|Registration Dates||Registration begins in August every year and the last date of application is notified by respective State/UT separately|
|Exam dates for NTSE 2021
|Exam date for NTSE 2020
|May, 2021, for all states and UTs (Postponed).|
Candidates can find all the important events and dates related to NTSE 2021 below::
|Events||Stage I Dates||Stage II dates|
|NTSE Application Dates||October 2020||No Registration|
|NTSE Admit card Release Dates||November 2020||By the Third week of May 2021|
|NTSE Exam Dates||December 12 and 13, 2020||June 13, 2021|
|NTSE Result||January – March 2021||October 2021|
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national level board of education in India for public and private schools, and is one of the most preferred boards or students here. It has a very structured curriculum to ensure balanced academic activities in the schools and thus achieve academic excellence among students. It provides for a child centred and holistic education to all students.
Every year, CBSE conducts the final examinations for Class X (the All India Secondary School Examination, AISSE) and Class XII (the All India Senior School Certificate Examination, AISSCE). Besides, it is also responsible for conducting JEE (Main) exam, the competitive test for entry into engineering courses.
The Class X board exams are the first level of competitive hurdle for a student to move ahead in their academic career path. Hence this is the right time to build on concepts which will eventually lead to a strong foothold in higher studies as well as in professional life ahead.
The Class XII board exams help decide the way ahead for chosen career basis the academic stream chosen in Class XI & XII (Humanities, Science or Commerce). So if you are keen on choosing a career in engineering, finance or statistics etc. Mathematics could be a critical subject for you to opt for.
The Board has reduced the CBSE Syllabus 2021 by 30% owing to COVID-19 pandemic which has led to extended lockdowns and consequently resulting in delay in the commencement of the academic session.
The ICSE syllabus is comprehensive and structured in a way to develop analytical skills and practical knowhow of the students. The board focuses on a thorough study of every subject so that the students have the needful information and confidence to choose specific subjects in higher classes.
The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) conducts three examinations, viz., the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE – Class X); The Indian School Certificate (ISC - Class XII) and the Certificate in Vocational Education (CVE - Year 12).
In the Class X exam, there are 7 subjects in all, out of which 4 are compulsory subjects, and 3 have a choice of subjects.
Exam pattern for Mathematics (2 ½ hours)