Scholastic Ability Tests

Syllabi and Dates of Scholastic Ability Tests for various Classes (2018-19)

Venue of the Scholastic Ability Tests : Acharya Vidya Kula-Aloka Road, Mysuru
Time : 10:00am. to 12:00 Noon.
*(Kindly note : Admission to standards  II, III and IV for the year 2018-19 is CLOSED)

Standard -I
ENGLISH
1. Writing A - Z (Both Capital and Small letters) ,
2.Opposites  ( format of questions : Fill up the blank)
3.One and many (by adding 's')
4.Fill in the blanks with 'a'  or 'an',
5.Writing names of vegetables, fruits, flowers and putting them under the correct column.
6.Animal and young ones and homes( format of questions - Match the table contents)
7.Rhyming Words

MATHEMATICS
1. 1 to 500 -Writing the numbers in  Forward and Backward,
2. Writing numbers in words (1 to 100) ,
3. Use of signs :  >, < and =  (Pictorial),
4.Addition - 1 and 2 digits,
5.Subtraction - 1 and 2 digits.
6.Writing the numbers in the sequence : What comes after, before and between ( 1 to 100).
7.Numbers in Ascending and Descending order ( 1 to 20)
8.Circling the smallest / Biggest number ( 1 to 100)

.Standard - II

ENGLISH
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.
MATHEMATICS
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
ENGLISH
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
MATHEMATICS
1. Place value – till Hundred
2. Arrange in increasing and decreasing order (till thousand)
3. Addition of 2 and 3 digit numbers with carry over
4. Subtraction of 3 digit numbers with borrowing
5. Multiplication of 2/3 digits with single digit
6. Table 1 to 9
7. Time and Money
8. Simple word problems in addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and division
9. Writing in words
10. Signs – ‘>’, ‘<’, ‘ =’, geometrical shapes
Standard -IV

ENGLISH
• I. Comprehension – Reading given passage and answering questions based on it.
• II. Composition – Writing 10 sentences on a given topic
• Language

​            Opposites   Genders

Past tense   Plurals
Prepositions
Homophones
Framing own sentences using phrases
Use of ‘much’ or ‘many’
Writing correct form of the verbs

MATHEMATICS
1.Five digit numbers : Writing the numbers in Ascending and Descending order
Comparison of numbers using < , > or = Symbols.
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.
•  Standard- V            ( DATES of Scholastic Ability Test  : March : 24th and 31st..April : 7th,16th,17th,18th  and 20th .  May : 21st to 31st -(EXCEPT ON SUNDAYS )

ENGLISH
1. Comprehension – Reading a given passage and answering questions based on i
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

MATHEMATICS
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. Tests of divisibility
6. Mixed problems (addition and subtraction)
7. HCF and LCM
8. Fractions and decimal fractions
​         9.Definition of an Angle, Magnitude of an angle,types of angles, Perimeter of square, rectangle.
10. Word problems based on fundamental mathematical operations.

Standard-VI          ( ( DATES of Scholastic Ability Test  : March : 24thand 31st..April : 7th,16th,17th,18th  and 20th .  May : 21st to 31st -(EXCEPT ON SUNDAYS )
• ENGLISH
• 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

MATHEMATICS
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.Simple Interest
11. Geometry – Fundamental concepts, Triangle, Area and perimeter.

Standard-VII                 ( DATES of  Scholastic Ability Test  :  March : 24th and 31st..April : 7th,16th,17th,18th  and 20th .  May : 21st to 31st -(EXCEPT ON SUNDAYS )

ENGLISH
I. Comprehension –  1. Reading a given passage and answering questions
2. Letter Writing
3. Essay Writing
II. Language:
1. Articles
4. Prepositions
4. Punctuation
5. Framing questions

MATHEMATICS
1. The Integers: Use of BODMAS rule.
2. Fractions: Operations on fractions (HCF and LCM)
3. Decimal fractions
4. Commercial Arithmetic – Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple Interest
5. Algebra – Algebraic expression, Fundamental operations, Brackets, Substitution.
6. Geometry – Fundamental concepts, Angles, Parallel lines, Triangles, Circles.

Standard- VIII            ( DATES of Scholastic Ability Test  : March : 24th,and 31st..April : 7th,16th,17th,18th  and 20th .  May : 21st to 31st -(EXCEPT ON SUNDAYS )

ENGLISH
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

MATHEMATICS
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