Scholastic Ability Tests

Syllabi and Dates of Scholastic Ability Tests for various Classes (2021-2022)
Venue of the Scholastic Ability Tests : Acharya Vidya Kula-Aloka Road, Mysuru
Time : 10:00am. to 12:00 Noon (Reporting Time 9:45 a,m.)
*(Kindly note : Admission for classes I and II is open , Admission to standard IV  is not available, unless any student withdraws 
. Seat availability :  Class V : 2
                               Class VI : 4
                               Class VII: 9
                             Few seats are availabe for Class 8. Preference will be given to students from ICSE Schools.
                             No new admissions will be taken for classes IX and X 
Test Dates (For classes II to VIII) :
                    February - 20th and 27th
                        March- 6th,13th,20th,and 27th
                         April -3rd,10th,17th and 24th
                         May - 8th , 15th, 22nd , 29th
(PROSPECTUS AND APPLICATON MUST BE COLLECTED FROM OUR CITY OFFICE, JAYALAKSHMI PURAM, MYSURU . Parents may register the Child's name with Smt. Shamantha, Office Executive or Smt. Malini, ONE week before the chosen date for test. (Contact No: 0821-2402150 or 0821-2513950, Email-
Kindly mention the name of the candidate, class for which admission is sought and the contact details at the time of registration.
Students must bring Driking water, Hand Sanitizer and writing materials, must wear a mask and maintain social distancing.   
Standard  - I
Test Dates :    -  January - 22nd , 29th  
                              February  - 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
                              March -  5th, 12th, 19th and 26th
Due to the prevailing situation and keeping in mind the fact that most students would NOT have attended regular school during 2020-21 due to the Pandemic. NO WRITTEN TEST WILL BE CONDUCTEDSome simple games and activities will be conducted to assess the social skills of the child and the ability to follow instructions The entire process will not last for more than an hour and will be in an informal mode in the presence of parents.
Students must bring Drinking water, Hand sanitizer, a hand towel and a toy of their choice. They must wear a mask.
.Standard - II    
  1.  Use of    ‘a’ or ‘an’ and 'has’ or ‘have’
  2. Opposites
  3. Past tense
  4. Genders
  5. Making a word by adding ‘ing’, eg., eat + ing = eating
  6. Making Correct Sentences
  7. Plurals.
  8. Composition : Writing 5 to 6 sentences on a given topic.
  1. Numbers and number names( up to 500)
  2. Place value (three digits)
  3. Comparison of numbers using signs(>, < , =)
  4. Ascending and descending order
  5. Simple addition [with and without carrying]
  6. Simple subtraction [ with and without borrowing]
  7. Multiplication [two digit numbers]
  8. Tables up to 6
  9. Long division – (two digit numbers)
Standard - III              
  1. Composition – writing 10 sentences on a given topic
       Language :
  1. Opposites
  2. Past tense
  3. Plurals
  4. Genders
  5. Homophones
  6. Short form of the words
  7. Prepositions
  8. Framing sentences using the words given
  9. Making correct sentences from jumbled words
  1. Place value – till Hundred
  2. Arrange in increasing and decreasing order (till thousand)
  3. Addition of 3 and 4 digit numbers with carry over
  4. Subtraction of 3 digit numbers with borrowing
  5. Multiplication of 2/3 digits with single digit
  6. Division of 2/3 digits by a single digit
  7. Table 1 to 9
  8. Time.
  9. Simple word problems in addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and division
  10. Writing in words
  11. Signs  ‘>’, ‘<’, ‘ =’,
  12. Geometrical shapes
Standard -IV                 
  • I. Comprehension – Reading given passage and answering questions based on it.
  • II. Composition – Writing 10 sentences on a given topic
  • Language

​            Opposites   


            Past tense 
            Framing own sentences using phrases
            Use of ‘much’ or ‘many’
            Writing correct form of the verbs
1.Five digit numbers : Writing the numbers in Ascending and Descending order. Place value and expanded form of numbers.
                                    Comparison of numbers using < , > or = Symbols.
2.Addition by carrying
3. Subtraction by borrowing
4. Multiplication of 3 digits by 2 digits
5. Division of three digits by 2 digits
6. Place value charts Indian/ International
7. Fractions.
8. Mass, length, capacity , time and money.
9. Data Handling- Recording Data using Tally marks expressing it pictorially and interpretation of data from pictographs.
  •  Standard- V            
    1. Comprehension – Reading a given passage and answering questions based on it
  • II. Language
    1. Plurals
    2. Genders
    3. Degrees of comparison
    4. Homophones
    5. Punctuation (full stop, Comma, inverted comma, question mark and capitals)
    6. Making own sentences from the given words
    III. Composition – Writing an essay of 150 words on a given topic
    1. Addition of large numbers
    2. Subtraction of large numbers
    3. Multiplication (three digits by three digits)
    4. Division (three digits by two digits)
  • 5. Unitary Method

    6. Tests of divisibility 

    7. Mixed problems (addition and subtraction)
    8. HCF and LCM
    9. Fractions and decimal fractions 
​         10.Definition of an Angle, Magnitude of an angle,types of angles, Perimeter of square, rectangle.
        11. Word problems based on fundamental mathematical operation
         12. Data Handling - Pictorial representation of the Raw data, Interpretation of the Bar graph.
  • I.  Comprehension – Reading a given passage and answering questions.
    II. Prepositions 
  • III Essay Writing
    IV Language
    1. Degrees of comparison
    2. Correct forms of verb
    3. Tenses, Prepositions
    4. Framing questions
    5. Joining of sentences
    1. Mixed operations on large numbers
    2. Factors and multiples – HCF and LCM
    3. Fractions
    4. Decimal Fraction
    5. Metric System.
    6. Simplification BODMAS Rule
    7. Average and unitary method
    8. Percentage
    9. Profit and Loss
    10. Geometry – Fundamental concepts, Triangle, Area and perimeter.of square
    I. Comprehension –  1. Reading a given passage and answering questions
                                     2. Letter Writing
                                     3. Essay Writing
    II. Language:
    1. Articles
    2. Adjectives
    3. Adverbs
    4. Prepositions
    4. Punctuation
    5. Framing questions
    1, Properties of Numbers.
    2. The Integers: Use of BODMAS rule.
    3. Fractions: Operations on fractions (HCF and LCM)
    4. Decimal fractions
    5. Commercial Arithmetic – Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple Interest
    6. Algebra – Algebraic expression, Fundamental operations, Brackets, Substitution.
    7. Geometry – Fundamental concepts, Angles, Parallel lines, Triangles, Circles.   
    8.Ratio and Proportions.   
    Standard- VIII           
    I. Comprehension – 1. Reading a given passage and answering questions
                                   2. Letter Writing
                                   3. Essay Writing
    II. Language
    1. Use of linkers to join two sentences(Linkers eg. after, when until etc)
    2. Preposition
    3. Correct verb forms
    4. Active and Passive
    5.Direct and Indirect speech
    1. Unitary method (including time and work), squares and square roots
    2. Percent and percentage
    3. Speed, Distance and time
    4. Profit, Loss and Discount
    5. Simple interest
    6. Fundamental operations in algebra(Addition / Subtraction/ Multiplication / Division)
    7. Simple equations
    8. Triangles, Volumes and surface area of plane figures.
    9. Sets
    10. Data handling : Mean, Median of ungrouped data, Graphs.