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.

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**Key Highlights of MTSE 2023**

Conducted by | Indian Institute for Studies in Mathematics |

Name of Examination | Maths Talent Search Exam |

Eligibility criteria | Students from class 3rd to 9th |

Reward | Certificate and mementos |

Application form release date | Updated Soon |

Official website | http://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.

Rank | Prize value |

1st | INR 2500 |

2nd | INR 2000 |

3rd | INR 1500 |

4th | INR 1250 |

5th | INR 1000 |

6th to 10th | INR 750 each |

7th to 20th | INR 400 each |

21st to 35th | INR 300 each |

36th to 55th | INR 250 each |

56th to 80th | INR 225 each |

81st to 110th | INR 200 each |

111th to 150th | INR 175 each |

151st to 200th | INR 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.

- 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.