Maths Talent Search Examination (MTSE) is an online competitive examination for the students of Class III to IX. MTSE is conducted by the Indian Institute for Studies in Mathematics (IISMA) at various levels. IISMA Maths Talent Search Examination, or MTSE is a mathematics skill and mental ability based competitive exam for the students of Class III to IX. The focus of this exam is on mathematical reasoning, mental ability, novel approach, concepts, accuracy and speed for student studying in Class III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX under any educational board. Students can read all the necessary information regarding IISMA MTSE 2017 such as application form, eligibility criteria, fee, admit card and result on this page.

## IISMA MTSE 2017

IISMA has released a notification for MTSE – 2017 Maths Talent Search Examination, an online competitive examination for the students of Class III to IX. IISMA MTSE (Maths Talent Search Examination) is a wonderful platform for those students who are interested in proving their talents in maths subject.

**Schedule for IISMA MTSE 2017 is given below.**

Events | Dates |
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Last Date for Registration | 25 Nov 2016 |

Admit Card Available from | 10 Days before the date of the exam |

Exam Date | 29 Jan 2017 |

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## Answer Key

Answer key of Maths Talent Search Examination (MTSE) has been published. To check the class wise answer key, Kindly go through the link provided below.

## Application Form

The application form is now available on the official website of IISMA. Students were able to register for MTSE 2017 by filling up the form and paying the necessary fees online or through your school/IISMA co-ordinator.

*Application process is over…!!!*

**Examination Fee**

- IISMA MTSE 2017 Examination Fee: 250/-

### Eligibility Criteria

The MTSE is an open exam. Any student studying in class III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX with CBSE, ICSE,IB or any Sate Board is eligible to appear fot MTSE. A student can appear for the class in which he/she is studying during the academic year.

## Exam Pattern

The MTSE 2017 will be classroom (offline) test. The paper consists of 50 objective questions i.e. each question has 4 alternatives. These questions are to be answered in 90 minutes, on an OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) answer sheet. The correct answer is awarded with 2 marks, whereas the wrong one carries a penalty of 0.5 marks, except for Class III and IV.

### Syllabus (Last year)

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

**Class IV** : 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 V** : 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 VI** : 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, Consruction, Geometrical Concepts, Graphs.

**Class VII** : 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, Consruction, Geometrical Concepts, Graphs.

**Class VIII** : 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 Weight, Volume, Area and Surface Area, Time, Distance and Speed, Banking, Angles, Circles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Symmetry, Similarity and Congruence, Consruction, Co-ordinate Geometry, Geometrical Concepts, Statistics, Graphs.

**Class IX** : 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, Consruction, Co-ordinate Geometry, Geometrical Concepts, Statistics, Graphs.

## Prize

Students scoring above 30 marks or the Benchmark score, whichever is higher, are declared 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 mementoes. The top 200 successful students from each class are awarded a Certificate of Merit and prizes worth more than Rs. 3.85 lacs as under. A Certificate of Participation is awarded to all other students writing the examination.

Rank |
Prize Worth |

1st | Rs. 2500 |

2nd | Rs. 2000 |

3rd | Rs. 1500 |

4th | Rs. 1250 |

5th | Rs. 1000 |

6th to 10th | Rs. 750 each |

11th to 20th | Rs. 400 each |

21st to 35th | Rs. 300 each |

36th to 55th | Rs. 250 each |

56th to 80th | Rs. 225 each |

81st to 200th | Rs. 200 each |

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