Maths Talent Search Exam 2023: Registration, MTSE Syllabus, Last Date

The Indian Institute for Studies in Mathematics organizes Maths Talent Search Exam to test candidates’ understanding of mathematical concepts and to prepare them to face competitive exams. IISMA MTSE 2023 is a cloud-based online competitive examination for the students of classes 3rd to 9th. The focus of this exam is on mathematical reasoning, mental ability, novel approach, concepts, accuracy, and speed. 

What Is Maths Talent Search Exam 2023?

Cash prizes and certificates to the top rankers are also awarded. The offline exam is conducted generally in the month of January every year. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam can register themselves online. This article will provide you with brief information about the Maths Talent Search Exam, its objective, benefits, eligibility criteria, application procedure, selection process, and much more.

Maths Talent Search Exam 2022
Maths Talent Search Exam

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Key Highlights of MTSE 2023

Conducted byIndian Institute for Studies in Mathematics
Name of ExaminationMaths Talent Search Exam
Eligibility criteriaStudents from class 3rd to 9th
RewardCertificate and mementos
Application form release dateUpdated Soon
Official websitehttp://iisma.com/index.php

Objective of Maths Talent Search Examination

MTSE is conducted for the students from class 3rd to 9th for the understanding of mathematical concepts and to prepare them to face competitive exams. For many students, maths is the toughest subject to deal with. When they participate in math competitive exams they build the confidence to face the questions which builds their confidence and will make them more attentive to the math subject.

Benefits and Rewards of Maths Talent Search Exam

  • The students who score either above 30 marks or the benchmark score is higher are declare as successful. The benchmark score is the average score of all the students for that class.
  • The top 5 rank holders of each class are awarded mementos.
  • The top 200 successful Students from each class are awarded a certificate of merit and prizes worth more than Rs- 3.5 lakh as under.
  • A certificate of participation is awarded to all other students who appear for the examination.
RankPrize value
1stINR 2500
2nd INR 2000
3rdINR 1500
4thINR 1250
5thINR 1000
6th to 10thINR 750 each
7th to 20thINR 400 each
21st to 35thINR 300 each
36th to 55thINR 250 each
56th to 80thINR 225 each
81st to 110thINR 200 each
111th to 150thINR 175 each
151st to 200thINR 150 each

Eligibility Criteria

  • The students from class 3rd to 9th who were studying in any recognized school in CBSE/ ICSE/ State Board are eligible to apply under the Maths Talent Search Examination 2023 exam.
  • The student must be an Indian Citizen and only he/she will be permitted to give the exam.
  • All genders are allowed for taking participate in Maths Talent Search Examination.

Exam Pattern for Maths Talent Search Exam

To check out the exam pattern overview of the Maths Talent Search Examination is given below:

  • Mode of examination- offline mode
  • Exam duration- 90 minutes
  • Question paper language- English and Marathi
  • Number of questions 50
  • Type of questions- multiple choice question
  • Total marks hundred
  • Marking Scheme- each question will carry two marks
  • Negative marking 0.5 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer (not applicable for classes 3rd and 4th)

Application Fees

  • The application fee for participating in the MTSE 2023 will be Rs. 250/

Syllabus for Talent Search Examination

The class-wise syllabus for the MTSE 2023 exam is given below:

Class 3: Number Sequence up to 1000, Arithmetic Operations, Mathematical Expressions, Fractions, Measurement, Currency, Length, Weight, Volume, Time, Geometrical Concepts

Class 4: Number Sequence up to five digits, Roman Numerals, Divisibility, Arithmetic Operations, Mathematical Expressions, Brackets, Fractions and Decimals, Measurement, Currency, Length, Weight, Volume, Time,  Angles, Geometrical Concepts

Class 5: Number Sequence up to nine digits, Roman Numerals, Divisibility, Arithmetic Operations, Mathematical Expressions, Brackets, GCD and LCM, Fractions and Decimals, Average, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Interest, Measurement, Currency, Length,  Weight, Volume and Area, Time, Distance and Speed,  Angles,  Circles, Geometrical Concepts

Class 6: Integer, Roman Numerals, Divisibility, Arithmetic Operations, Mathematical Expressions, Brackets,  Indices, Ratio and Proportion, GCD and LCM, Fractions and Decimals, Average, Profit and Loss,  Percentage,  Interest, Measurement, Currency, Length, Weight, Volume and Area, Time, Distance and Speed,  Angles,  Circles,  Triangles, Construction, Geometrical Concepts, Graphs

Class 7: Rational Numbers, Roman Numerals, Divisibility, Arithmetic Operations, Mathematical Expressions, Brackets, Indices, Variation, GCD and LCM, Fractions and Decimals, Pythagoras Theorem, Average, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Interest, Measurement, Currency, Length and Weight, Volume, Area and Surface Area, Time, Distance and Speed, Angles, Circles, Triangles,  Quadrilaterals,  Symmetry,  Congruence,  Construction,  Geometrical Concepts, Graphs

Class 8: Real Numbers, Divisibility, Arithmetic Operations, Mathematical Expressions, Brackets, Indices, Variation, GCD and LCM, Fractions and Decimals, Pythagoras Theorem, Simultaneous Equation, Quadratic Equation, Average, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Compound Interest, Measurement, Length and eight, Volume, Area and Surface Area, Time, Distance and Speed, Banking, Angles, Circles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Symmetry, Similarity and Congruence, Construction, Coordinate Geometry, Geometrical Concepts, Statistics, Graphs

Class 9: Real Numbers, Surds, Sets, Divisibility, Arithmetic Operations, Mathematical Expressions, Brackets, Indices, Variation, GCD and LCM, Fractions and Decimals, Pythagoras Theorem, Polynomials, Simultaneous Equation, Quadratic Equation, Average, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Compound Interest, Measurement, Length and Weight, Volume, Area and Surface Area, Time, Distance and Speed, Banking and Transactions, Trigonometry, Angles, Circles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Parallelogram, Symmetry, Similarity and Congruence, Construction, Coordinate Geometry, Geometrical Concepts, Statistics, Graphs

Maths Talent Search Examination Admit Card

  • The admit card for appearing in the MTSE exam 2022 will publish online on the official website of IISMA.
  • Admit cards can download by the candidates using their CC Avenue Ref No. or Exam Seat No. created at the time of registration.
  • A printout of the downloaded admit card should be taken by the students and carried with them while appearing for the exam.
  • Details about the students and about the exam will be mentioned on the MTSE admit card.
  • Without an admit card no candidate will allow writing their examination under any condition.
  • The admit card will also be sent to the schools one week prior to the date of the examination.
Maths Talent Search Examination Result
  • Candidates can check the result of the Maths Talent Search Examination through online mode.
  • Results will publish on the official website of IISMA www.iisma.com tentatively in the month of April 2022.
  • A merit list will draw on the basis of the candidate’s marks in the exam and can be checked from the website.
  • The students can also download their scorecards from the official website using their roll numbers.
  • After downloading, the candidates can take a printout of their scorecard and keep it with them.
Documents Required
  • Date of Birth Certificate (if applicable)
  • Passport size photographs 
  • Valid Email ID and Mobile number
  • Fee payment method (Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/ UPI)
  • Address proof

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Application Procedure for Maths Talent Search Examination 2023

  • The students who want to participate in maths talent search examinations visit the official website of IISMA.
Application Procedure for Maths Talent Search Examination 2022
Maths Talent Search Exam Official Website
  • On the homepage, you have to click on the “Registration” tab.
  • The registration form will appear on the screen where you have to enter your details such as the personal and academic details of the candidates.
  • A duly filled application form can submit by the candidates along with the specified amount of the application fee.
  • Care should be taken to not make any mistakes in the application form or else it will reject.
  • Students whose applications are submit successfully will be able to download their admit cards and appear for the exam.

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