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** Organisation **: Lead Trust

**: LEAD Talent Search Exam LTSE 2024**

__Scholarship Name__**: Students Completing 10th STD Exam in 2020**

__Applicable For__**: 2nd December 2023 & 3rd December 2023**

__Exam Date__**: https://leadtrust.in/ltse-2024/**

__Website__## What is LEAD Talent Search Exam LTSE?

LTSE 2024 stands for LEAD Talent Search Exam. It is an annual exam conducted by LEAD Trust to select bright students who want to pursue higher studies in India’s prestigious colleges. These include top engineering colleges (IIT, NIT, BITS), and top medical colleges (AIIMS, AFMC, JIPMER). Lead trust has finalized the exam dates for LTSE 2024. All students who are going to appear for the 10th grade exam in that year. The student should have secured at least 60% in the 9th grade exam. Students can also attempt the Mock test before the final exams.

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## Who Can Apply for LEAD Talent Search Exam?

The student should have secured at least 60% in the 9th grade exam. All students who are going to appear for the 10th grade exam in that year. The student can be from any caste, religion, ethnicity, or other backgrounds. Both male and female students can write the exam.

## How to Apply for LEAD Talent Search Exam?

Just follow the below steps to apply for the LTSE 2020 .

** Step 1 **: Go to the official website of Lead Trust through the URL https://leadtrust.in/

**: Then click on the “LTSE 2024 Registration” link in the top of the home page**

__Step 2__**: Fill the registration form with the required details and finally click on the “Submit” button**

__Step 3__** Exam Dates**:

**: 3rd December 2023 (Sunday)**

__India__**: 2nd December 2023 (Saturday)**

__Middle East__We encourage students to attempt our mock test and previous years question papers to get a handful of experience with the type of questions

## Exam Instructions of LTSE

** Time Allotted**: 2 Hrs 30 Min

Make sure the Email ID and Hall Ticket Number entered are the same as given during the registration.

This question paper consists of 5 sections, of which at least 4 must be attempted.

**: Students opting for Engineering**

__Section 1 (Mathematics)__**: Students opting for Medicine**

__Section 2 (Biology)__**: Compulsory for all the students**

__Section 3, 4 & 5 (Physics, Chemistry & LR)__If a student attempts all the 5 sections, he/she will be considered for both Engineering and Medicine streams. During the time of personal interviews, he/she will be able to choose which stream he/she wants to pursue.

Every Section has 20 Single Correct Multiple Choice Questions.

** MARKING SCHEME**:

**: +1 Mark**

__Correct Attempt__**: 0 Mark**

__Un-Attempted__**: -0.25 Mark**

__Wrong Attempt__Every wrong attempt reduces 0.25 mark, we suggest students avoid any guesswork

You Must submit the responses before the timer ends. You will be unable to submit if the time of the exam is over.

## Syllabus of LTSE LEAD Talent Search Exam

LTSE 2024 will be based on NCERT Class IX and Term – 1 of Class X. Please use the following as a guide to prepare for LTSE 2024.

** Mathematics **:

**:**

__Class IX__** Number System – rational number, irrational numbers, real numbers and their decimal expansions, representing real numbers on number line, operations on real numbers, laws of exponent for real numbers.

** Polynomials – polynomials in one variable, zeros of a polynomial, remainder theorem, factorisation of polynomials, algebraic identities.

** Coordinate Geometry – Cartesian system, plotting a point in the plane if its coordinates are given.

** Linear Equation in Two Variables – linear equations, solution of a linear equation, graph of a linear equation in two variables, equation of lines parallel to x-axis and y-axis

** Introduction to Euclid’s Geometry – Euclid’s definitions, axioms and postulates, equivalent versions of Euclid’s fifth postulate

** Lines and Angles – basic terms and definitions, intersecting lines and non-intersecting lines, pairs of angles, parallel lines and a transversal, lines parallel to the same line, angle sum property of a triangle

** Triangles – congruence of triangles, criteria for congruence of triangles, some properties of a triangle, inequalities in a triangle

** Quadrilaterals – angle sum property of a quadrilateral, types of quadrilateral, properties of a parallelogram, condition for a quadrilateral to be a parallelogram, the mid-point theorem

** Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles – figures on the same base and between the same parallels, parallelograms on the same base and between the same parallels, triangles on the same base and between the same parallels

** Circles – circles and its related terms, angle subtended by a chord at a point, perpendicular from the centre to a chord, circle through three points, equal chords and their distances from the centre, angle subtended by an arc of a circle, cyclic quadrilaterals

** Heron’s Formula – area of a triangle by Heron’s formula, application of Heron’s formula in finding area of quadrilaterals

** Surface Areas and Volumes – surface area of a cuboid, cube, right circular cylinder, right circular cone and sphere, volume of a cuboid, cylinder, right circular cone and sphere

** Statistics – collection of data, presentation of data, graphical representation of data, measures of central tendency

** Probability – experimental approach to probability

** Class X **:

** Real Numbers – Euclid’s division lemma, the fundamental theorem of arithmetic, revisiting irrational numbers, revisiting rational numbers and their decimal expansions

** Polynomials – Geometrical meaning of the zeroes of a polynomial, relationship between zeroes of a polynomial and coefficients of a polynomial, division algorithm for polynomials

** Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables – graphical method of solution of a pair of linear equations, algebraic methods of solving a pair of linear equations, equations reducible to pair of linear equations in two variables

** Quadratic Equations – What are quadratic equations, Solution of a Quadratic Equation by Factorisation, Solution of a Quadratic Equation by Completing the Square, Nature of Roots

** Triangles – similar figures, similarity of triangles, criteria for similarity of triangles, areas of similar triangles, Pythagoras theorem

** Coordinate Geometry – distance formula, section formula, area of a triangle

** Introduction to Trigonometry – trigonometric ratios, trigonometric ratios of some specific angles, trigonometric identities trigonometric ratios of complementary angles

** Circles – tangent to a circle, number of tangents from a point on a circle

** Areas Related to Circles – perimeter and area of a circle, areas of sector and segment of a circle, areas of combinations of plane figures

** Surface Areas and Volumes – surface area of a cuboid, cube, right circular cylinder, right circular cone and sphere, volume of a cuboid, cylinder, right circular cone and sphere

** Probability and Statistics – Theoretical approach to probability including experiment outcomes, complementary and impossible events, Calculation of empirical probability.

** Biology **:

**:**

__Class IX__** The Fundamental Unit of Life

** What are living organisms made up of, structural organisation of a cell

** Tissues

** Plant tissues, animal tissues

** Diversity in Living Organisms

** Basis of classification, classification and evolution, plantae, animalia, nomenclature

** Why Do We Fall ILL

** Diseases and its causes, infectious diseases

** Natural Resources

**: Air, Water: A Wonder Liquid, Mineral Riches in the Soil, Biogeochemical Cycles, Ozone Layer**

__** The Breath of Life__** Improvement in Food Resources

** Improvement in crop yields, animal husbandry

** Class X **:

** Life Processes

** What are life processes, nutrition, respiration, transportation, excretion.

** Control and Coordination

** Animals – Nervous System, Reflex Actions, Human Brain, Nervous Tissues (Protection And Action), Coordination In Plants, Immediate Response To Stimulus, Movement Due To Growth, Hormones In Animals.

** How do organisms reproduce

** Do Organisms Create Exact Copies Of Themselves?, The Importance Of Variation, Modes Of Reproduction Used By Single Organisms, Fission, Fragmentation, Regeneration, Budding, Vegetative Propagation, Spore Formation, Sexual Reproduction In Flowering Plants And Human Beings.

** Logical Reasoning **:

Questions will be based on simple Aptitude, Analytical Skills and Logical puzzles, such as those based on Timer, Compass, Relationships, Set Theory, Alphabet and Number Test, Ranking, Arrangements, Missing Characters/images, etc

## FAQ on LEAD Talent Search Exam LTSE

**What does LEAD Trust do?**

LEAD Trust is an educational NGO that was formed in 2009 to uplift the academic excellence of the educationally and economically backward students in India. It creates programs to train the students for admissions into many prestigious educational institutions in India such as IIT, AIMS, etc. It wants to produce productive, next generation citizens of India who can play an active and positive role in nation building.

When does it occur?

It occurs once a year, usually on the second weekend in January – normally from 10 AM to 1 PM

Who can write this exam?

All students who are going to appear for the 10th grade exam in that year. The student can be from any caste, religion, ethnicity, or other backgrounds. Both male and female students can write the exam.

Are there any academic pre-requisites for writing the exam?

The student should have secured at least 60% in the 9th grade exam.

What is the exam pattern?

This is a 2-3 hours objective-type exam designed to evaluate the students’ grasp of concepts in the fields of Maths/Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Logical Reasoning. The exams cover areas that are normally taught to students in the 8th, 9th and 10th grades by any educational board in India.

The exam booklet contains test papers for all the subjects mentioned above. But typically, the student writes the exams in only 4 of these subjects, depending on which stream he/she is pursuing.

For example, for someone who wants to pursue the engineering field, he/she would write the papers in Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Logical Reasoning. For someone who is aiming for the medical stream, they would write the Biology paper, instead of Maths. All questions are of objective type, and the students need to answer them in an OMR sheet.

Can I apply for both Engineering and Medical streams?

Yes, you can attempt the exams for both the streams.

What is the selection process?

** Students will be selected by the Partner colleges based on the following criteria**:

** LTSE score

** 10th class scores – when they are available

** 9th class score – minimum 60% is required in the appropriate subjects

** Face-to-face interview – this usually happens after all the 10th board exams have finished, and is conducted in 3-4 different places – one each in Kerala, North and South Karnataka

Which colleges are participating in this program?Which colleges are participating in this program?

**:**

__Students can choose any of the following colleges__** Shaheen PUC, Bidar – Separate hostel facilities for Boys and Girls

** Shaheen PUC, Bangalore – Separate hostel facilities for Boys and Girls

** MS Academy, Hyderabad – Separate hostel facilities for Boys (engineering and medical) and Girls (only medical)

** Alps PUC, Kerala – Separate hostel facilities for Boys and Girls

** Crescent PUC, Bangalore – Separate hostel facilities for Girls

** Wisdom PUC, Bidar – Separate hostel facilities for Boys and Girls

** Benchmark Schools, Tirur, Kerala – Separate hostel facilities for Boys and Girls

** Zaitoon International Campus, Kottakal, Malappuram

** Amster Academy, Bangalore

What are the results of the partner colleges?What are the results of the partner colleges?

Totally, these partner colleges have produced 33 IITians, 60 NITians, 894+ CET, 219+ Medicine, 88 Science Olympiad, 7 Maths Olympiad and 44 CPT ranks. More details on the website.

What streams are offered?What streams are offered?

**:**

__Engineering__** Boys – Shaheen (Bidar and Bangalore), MS (Hyderabad), Alps (Kerala), Wisdom PUC, Bidar, Benchmark Schools, Tirur, Kerala

** Girls – Shaheen (Bidar and Bangalore), Crescent (Bangalore), Alps (Kerala), Wisdom PUC, Bidar, Benchmark Schools, Tirur, Kerala

**:**

__Medicine__** Boys – Shaheen (Bidar and Bangalore), MS (Hyderabad), Alpine (Kerala), Wisdom PUC, Bidar, Benchmark Schools, Tirur, Kerala

** Girls – Shaheen (Bidar and Bangalore), Crescent (Bangalore), Alpine (Kerala), Wisdom PUC, Bidar, Benchmark Schools, Tirur, Kerala