IISMA - Maths Talent Search Examination

Indian Institute for Studies in Mathematics IISMA - Maths Talent Search Examination MTSE

IISMA - Maths Talent Search Examination

What is MTSE?:

Maths Talent Search Examination (MTSE) is a competitive examination conducted at various levels by the Indian Institute for Studies in Mathematics (IISMA). The focus of this exam is on mathematical reasoning, mental ability, novel approach, concepts, accuracy and speed.


MTSE is an open exam. Any student studying in Class III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX under any educational board is eligible to appear for MTSE. A student can appear only for the class in which he/she is studying during the academic year.

Nature of Exam

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.

Hall Ticket, Seat Number and Centre for Examination

The Hall Ticket, bearing the student's Seat Number and Centre for the Examination is sent to the school 10 days prior to the date of the examination. You can also download your Hall Ticket by visiting the Downloads section of this website.


The results of the examination are declared on this website by the 30th of April and can be checked by visiting the Results section. The marksheet and certificates are sent to the schools by the 30th of June. Students are requested to keep checking this site periodically.

Verification of Marks

If a student desires to get his/her marks reassessed, an application in this regard, along with a self addressed stamped envelope (9" x 4.5") should be submitted to the office of the IISMA. The Application Form can be downloaded from the Downloads section. Along with application, please attach Demand Draft / Pay Order of Rs. 100/- (Rupees Hundred Only) drawn in favour of "Indian Institute for Studies in Mathematics" payable at Mumbai. Photocopy of the answer sheet and model answer key will be made available after verification. Applications received after the specified date will not be entertained. The decision of IISMA in this matter shall be final and binding.

DATE OF EXAMINATION : Sunday, 28th January, 2018

LAST DATE FOR REGISTRATION : The last fate for registration is extended till 30th November, 2017


For more details & Eligibility, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website : http://iisma.com/mtse2018.php

IISMA - Maths Talent Search Examination