NSTSE Syllabus for Class 8

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Unified council NSTSE conducts examination for classes 2 to 10. This is a syllabus outline for Class 8 for NSTSE Examination 2021


  • Rational Numbers
  • Linear Equations in One Variable
  • Understanding Quadrilaterals and Practical Geometry
  • Data Handling
  • Squares and Square Roots
  • Cubes and Cube Roots
  • Comparing Quantities
  • Algebraic Expressions and Identities
  • Visualising Solid Shapes
  • Mensuration
  • Exponents and Powers
  • Direct and Inverse Proportion
  • Factorisation
  • Introduction to Graphs
  • Playing with Numbers


  • Force and Pressure
  • Friction
  • Sound
  • Chemical Effects of Electric Current
  • Some Natural Phenomena
  • Light
  • Stars and the Solar System


  • Synthetic Fibres and Plastics
  • Metals and Non-metals
  • Coal and Petroleum
  • Combustion and Flame
  • Pollution of Air and Water


  • Food Production and Management
  • Cell: Structure and Functions
  • Microorganisms: Friend and Foe
  • Conservation of Plants and Animals
  • Reproduction in Animals
  • Reaching the Age of Adolescene

Further details are available at NSTSE website

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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  • is ntse examinations only for class 10th ?

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    Yes. NTSE is only for class 10. NSTSE by Unified Council is for all classes.

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    For NSTSE it is only maths and science.

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  • What does Playing with Numbers,the last topic of Mathematics, incorporate?

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    The postal course includes playing with numbers section that incorporates number series, odd man out and other number problems - https://www.examrace.com/NTSE/NTSE-FlexiPrep-Program/Postal-Courses/Examrace-Mastering-MAT-for-NTSE.htm

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  • A circle is inscribed in a triangle of sides 15cm,17cm,8cm. Find the area of circle.

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    The key here is the triangle is a right angled triangle, hypotenuse of the right angle triangle is always the diameter of the circle.

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