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GRACE ACADEMY, DEHRADUN SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST FOR KG - CLASS

ENGLISH  ( Oral & Written )

Capital and small alphabets 
Reading, recognizing and writing in order, capital and small alphabets.

HINDI   ( Oral & Written )

Swar ( Vowels)  - 
Reading, recognizing and writing in order  
Yvanjan- ( consonants )
Reading & Recognizing only

NUMBERS  ( Oral & Written )

Numbers 1 - 50 
1.Reading, recognizing and writing in order 
2. Count and write the number ( 1 -20 )

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE &  ENGLISH CONVERSATION (Oral)

  1. Identifying and naming common fruits, vegetables, animals, birds, flowers, parts of the body, shapes and colours
  2. Simple questions on above to check the level of comprehension and the ability to speak distinctly and clearly

GRACE ACADEMY, DEHRADUN SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST FOR CLASS - I

ENGLISH (Oral & Written)

Reading, dictation and exercises based on: 
1. Discrimination of phonetic sounds of consonants and short vowels sounds of a, e, i, o, & u
2. Three letter words and sentences using the short vowel sound e.g. man, pen, pin, cot, cup

HINDI (Oral & Written)

1. Reading and writing of all the consonants and vowels used in Hindi.
2. Reading, dictation and exercises based on simple words (two, three & four letter words and sentences) 
3. (Oral) Recognizing/Distinguishing the sound of matras अ आ  इ  ई  उ ऊ  ए ऐ with an alphabet e.g.  का  सि ली पु चू ए जे मै गो

MATHEMATICS (Oral & Written)

1. Number Writing & Number Dictation 1 - 100
2. Number Spellings 1-20
3. Numbers that come before after and between 1 - 50
4. Addition and Subtraction of one digit numbers   
5. Shapes

GRACE ACADEMY, DEHRADUN SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST FOR CLASS - II - 2011-12

Grace Academy aims to produce world citizens who are well-read, articulate disciples of Jesus Christ. They should be able to pass with distinction in all of the normal academic examinations, have love for one's country and land, develop the inquisitive attitude and desire to learn more, conduct themselves with grace in any social interchange, be proficient in several skills and hobbies, keep themselves in peak physical condition. They will be at home with computer and other skills necessary in the age of Information Technology and will be able to either enter with ease into modern life while being unspoiled by the materialistic craze, or be at home in more simple rural environments ? however God may lead them. They will have Christ's attitude of serving others. Thus, not only will our school help society, but it also hopes to motivate and train global leaders for tomorrow.

GRACE ACADEMY, DEHRADUN SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST FOR CLASS -II 2011-12

WRITTEN TESTS

ENGLISH

  • Reading Comprehension- Direct questions/ exercises based on a short passage
  • Picture Description- Writing 6-8 sentences on a given picture/topic with the help of a word bank
  • Grammar Exercises- Filling or identifying articles, numbers (singular or plural), correct from of verb, opposites etc.
  • Dictation- Spelling words of the class level

HINDI

  • Reading Comprehension- Direct questions/ exercises based on a short passage
  • Picture Description- Writing 6-8 sentences on a given picture/topic
  • Grammar Exercises- Usage of verbs & Opposites,
  • Dictation- Spellings words of the class level to test all matras

MATHEMATICS

  • Number Concepts, writing & Dictation 1-600
  • Number Spelling 1-100
  • Increasing & decreasing order of numbers, Greater and lesser
  • Addition- with & without carrying, word problems
  • Subtraction- With & without borrowing, word problems
  • Multiplication with 2 digit numbers, 6. Money & Time (Simple concepts)
  • Shapes of solid figures
  • Tables of 1, 2, 3,5,10

GENRAL KNOWLEDGE

Objective type questions with multiple choice or fill in the blanks based on the following topics

  • My Family, My body, Healthy habits, Good manners
  • Different kinds of food
  • Different kinds of houses, Rooms in a house4. Places of worship, Festivals
  • Animal Life- Kinds, their food, homes, what they give us
  • Plant Life- Kinds, Plant Products
  • People who help us

ORAL TEST

  • English & Hindi Reading, English conversation to check the level of comprehension, and the ability to converse and read distinctly and clearly.
  • Mental Math- Quick calculation and reasoning

REASONING TEST

  • Quick questions to test verbal intelligence e.g. sequence test, coding/decoding, jumbled spelling test etc.

GRACE ACADEMY, DEHRADUN SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST FOR CLASS-III 2011-12

WRITTEN TEST ENGLISH

  • Reading comprehension- Questions/ exercises based on a short passage
  • Creative Writing- Writing a short paragraph describing a picture or writing a paragraph on a given topic
  • Exercises- Based on usage of nouns, verbs, articles, pronouns, adjectives and conjunctions, punctuations, synonyms, antonyms etc.

HINDI

  • Reading Comprehension- Questions/ exercises based on a short passage
  • Picture Description- Writing 8-10 sentences describing a given picture/or a given topic
  • Grammar Exercises- Usage of verbs, opposites, synonyms,

MATHEMATICS

  • Number Concepts of 3 digit numbers e.g. place value, comparison of numbers etc.
  • Addition- With & without carrying, word problems
  • Subtraction- With & without borrowing, word problems
  • Multiplication with 2 digit numbers by 2 digit numbers, word problems
  • Division- Long division- 2 digit number by 1 digit number
  • Money- Concept, addition & subtraction
  • Time (Simple Concepts), reading a clock
  • Shapes of solid figures & plane and curved surfaces
  • Measurement of weight, Length & capacity ? (Simple concept)
  • Tables of 1-10

GENRAL KNOWLEDGE

Objectives type questions with multiple choices or fill in the blanks based on the following topics

  • Animals-Pet, domestic and wild animals their food, useful animals
  • Plant Life- Kinds & their usefulness
  • Natural Environment- Seasons and different landforms
  • Neighborhood & Neighborhood Services
  • Occupations
  • Safety Rules
  • Houses- Kinds, different rooms, cleanliness in our homes, Materials needed
  • Myself, My Family, clothes, personal cleanliness, food & food habits
  • My School

ORAL TEST

  • English & Hindi Reading & English conversation to check the level of comprehension, and the ability to converse and read distinctly and clearly
  • Mental Math- Quick calculations and reasoning

REASONING TEST

  • Quick questions to test verbal intelligence e.g. sequence test, coding/decoding, jumbled spelling test etc.

GRACE ACADEMY, DEHRADUN SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST FOR CLASS - IV 2011-12

WRITTEN TEST

ENGLISH

  • Reading Comprehension- Questions/ exercises based on a short passage
  • Creative Writing- Writing a short paragraph describing a picture or writing a paragraph on a given topic
  • Exercises- Based on usage of nouns, articles, pronoun, adjectives and conjunctions, punctuations, synonyms, antonyms etc.

HINDI

  • Reading Comprehension- Questions/ exercises based on a short passage
  • Creative Writing- Writing a paragraph on a given topic
  • Exercises- Based on usage of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, gender, number, opposites, synonyms etc.

MATHEMATICS

  • Number Facts- 4 digit numbers e.g. place value, comparison of numbers etc.
  • Addition- 4 digit numbers (With & without carrying) word problems
  • Subtraction- 4 digit numbers (With & without borrowing) word problems
  • Multiplication with 2 digit numbers, word problems
  • Division- Long Division- With 1 digit number, word problems
  • Money- Conversion, addition & subtraction
  • Time Facts, Telling Time in different ways
  • Fractions, Greater & Lesser Fractions, addition & subtraction with same denominators, word problem
  • Measurement of weight, length & capacity- Units, conversions, addition, subtraction, multiplication & Division
  • Tables of 1-14

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Objective type questions with multiple choice or fill in the blanks based on the following topics in Environmental Science.

  • Living & Non Living Things
  • Parts of a plant
  • Animals & Birds- Feeding habits etc
  • The Human Body
  • Water, Weather & Soil
  • The Earth & It's Neighbors
  • Indian States & Capitals
  • Information on Sports, personalities, leaders etc.

ORAL TEST

  • English & Hindi Reading & English conversation to check the level of comprehension, and the ability to converse and read distinctly and clearly
  • Mental Math- Quick calculations and reasoning

REASONING TEST

  • Quick questions to test verbal intelligence e.g. sequence test, coding/ decoding, jumbled spelling test etc.

GRACE ACADEMY, DEHRADUN SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST FOR CLASS - V 2011-12

ENGLISH

  • Reading Comprehension- Questions/ exercises based on a passage
  • Creative Writing- Writing a short paragraph on a given topics
  • Exercises- Based on usage of nouns, verbs, articles, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions punctuation, synonyms, antonyms etc.

HINDI

  • Reading Comprehension- Questions/ exercises based on a short passage
  • Creative Writing- Writing a paragraph on a given topic
  • Exercises- Based on usage of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, gender, number, opposites, synonyms etc.

MATHEMATICS

  • Number Facts- The Indian System.
  • Addition & Subtraction, word problems
  • Subtraction- 4 digit numbers (with & without borrowing) word problems
  • Multiplication with 2 & 3 digit numbers, word problems
  • Division- Long division- with 2 digit 2 digit numbers, word problems
  • Time- Time Facts, telling time in different ways
  • Money- Conversion, addition & Subtraction
  • Measurement of length, mass & Capacity, addition, subtraction, multiplication & Division
  • Multiples & Factors
  • Fractions, Addition, subtraction, multiplication & Division,, Word Problems
  • Metric System
  • Area & Perimeter
  • Geometry- Basic Concepts, Angles & Kinds of angles, Triangles, Characteristics & Classification
  • Tables ? 1-15

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Objective type questions with multiple choice or fill in the blanks based on the following topics in Environmental Science.

  • Plant Life- Adaptation
  • Animal Life- Adaptation & Reproduction
  • Human Body- Food & Digestion, Teeth, Microbes, Cleanliness, Safety & Clothing
  • Weather- Factors that bring Weather changes
  • Water- Impurities & Purification of Water
  • Our Universe- Plants, Seasons & how the are caused
  • Force, Work & Energy- Simple concept and definitions
  • Matter & material- States of Matter, Solutions
  • India- Different Landforms and regions, Resources, People & Culture of different regions.
  • Civics- Our Government, Rights & Duties of a citizen

ORAL TEST

  • English & Hindi Reading & English conversation to check the level of comprehension, and the ability to converse and read distinctly and clearly
  • Mental Math- Quick calculations and reasoning

REASONING TEST

  • Quick questions to test verbal intelligence e.g. sequence test, coding/ decoding jumbled spelling test etc.

WRITTEN TEST ENGLISH

  • Reading comprehension- Questions/ exercises based on a short passage
  • Creative Writing- Writing a short paragraph describing a picture or writing a paragraph on a given topic
  • Exercises- Based on usage of nouns, verbs, articles, pronouns, adjectives and conjunctions, punctuations, synonyms, antonyms etc.

HINDI

  • Reading Comprehension- Questions/ exercises based on a short passage
  • Picture Description- Writing 8-10 sentences describing a given picture/or a given topic
  • Grammar Exercises- Usage of verbs, opposites, synonyms,

MATHEMATICS

  • Number Concepts of 3 digit numbers e.g. place value, comparison of numbers etc.
  • Addition- With & without carrying, word problems
  • Subtraction- With & without borrowing, word problems
  • Multiplication with 2 digit numbers by 2 digit numbers, word problems
  • Division- Long division- 2 digit number by 1 digit number
  • Money- Concept, addition & subtraction
  • Time (Simple Concepts), reading a clock
  • Shapes of solid figures & plane and curved surfaces
  • Measurement of weight, Length & capacity ? (Simple concept)
  • Tables of 1-10

GENRAL KNOWLEDGE

Objectives type questions with multiple choices or fill in the blanks based on the following topics

  • Animals-Pet, domestic and wild animals their food, useful animals
  • Plant Life- Kinds & their usefulness
  • Natural Environment- Seasons and different landforms
  • Neighborhood & Neighborhood Services
  • Occupations
  • Safety Rules
  • Houses- Kinds, different rooms, cleanliness in our homes, Materials needed
  • Myself, My Family, clothes, personal cleanliness, food & food habits
  • My School

ORAL TEST

  • English & Hindi Reading & English conversation to check the level of comprehension, and the ability to converse and read distinctly and clearly
  • Mental Math- Quick calculations and reasoning

REASONING TEST

  • Quick questions to test verbal intelligence e.g. sequence test, coding/decoding, jumbled spelling test etc.

SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST CLASS-VI 2011-12

English 50 marks Time 30 minutes Hindi 50 marks Time 30 minutes
A. Parts of Speech:
(Recognition and usage of the following) 1. Noun, 2.Verbs, 3.Adjectives, 4.Voice, 5. Tenses, 6.plurals, 7.genders,
Comprehension
(To Test local & global composition i.e.)
Short answers on the given passage
Answers to test inferences that include intelligent guess
Vocabulary on given passage
Multiple choices
True & False
Object Type questions
C. Composition:
Simple, but grammatically accurate. Sentence construction on day today topics such as visits, description of scenes, picture composition
D. Letter writing usually informal Guided compositions (given words/ Phrases Re-write a given story etc.)
Comprehension:
Questions based on comprehension
Word meaning & Spellings
Sentence construction based on the given words
Gender
Single word for a group of words
Adjectives
Opposites
Singular & Plural
Pronouns
Synonyms
Essay on any one of the given topics
Muhavaare
Mathematics 50 marks Time 30 minutes Science & GK 50 marks Time 30 minutes
Number system
Factors & Multiples Fractional numbers
Decimal
Simplification of numerical expressions
Unitary method
Average
Circles
Area
Geometry (construction of angles using protractor)
Triangles and its properties
Mental ability& reasoning
Series (Numeric & Alphabetic
Identification of figures.
Science in everyday life,
Living and non- living things,
Separation of substances,
Food,
The habitat of the living,
Plant- form & functions
Measurement & motion,
Simple scientific terms
Current Affairs
Abbreviation

ORAL TEST SCHEME

Subject Reading 10 Vocabulary10 Expression 10 Comprehension20 MM MO
English         50  
Hindi         50  
  Terminology &Basics(15) Reasoning & Logic(15) Problem Solving (10) Mental Ability (10) MM MO
Mathematics         50  
Science& Gk.         50  

The following books would be helpful for preparation

ENGLISH Communicate in English (5) Good Grammar (5) Scholastic Ratna Sagar Ratna Sagar
HINDI Swasti Hindi Vyakaran (5) Evergreen
MATH Joy of Mathematics (5) Frank Bro.
SCIENCE My Big Book of Science (5) Ratna Sagar

SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST CLASS - VII

English 50 marks Time 30 minutes Hindi 50 marks Time 30 minutes
A. Parts of Speech:
(Recognition and usage of the following) 1. Noun, 2.Verbs, 3.Adjectives, 4.Voice, 5. Tenses, 6.plurals, 7.genders,
Comprehension
(To Test local & global composition i.e.)
Short answers on the given passage
Answers to test inferences that include intelligent guess
Vocabulary on given passage
Multiple choices
True & False
Object Type questions
C. Composition:
Simple, but grammatically accurate. Sentence construction on day today topics such as visits, description of scenes, picture composition
D. Letter writing usually informal Guided compositions (given words/ Phrases Re-write a given story etc.)
Comprehension:
Questions based on comprehension
Word meaning & Spellings
Sentence construction based on the given words
Gender
Single word for a group of words
Adjectives
Opposites
Singular & Plural
Pronouns
Synonyms
Essay on any one of the given topics
Muhavaare
Mathematics 50 marks Time 30 minutes Science & GK 50 marks Time 30 minutes
Number system
Factors & Multiples
Integers
Fractions
Simplifications
Decimals
Algebraic expressions and linear equation in one variable
Unitary method, Ratio & Proportion
Geometry: angles, triangles, circles, construction of angles & triangles Area & Perimeter
Reflection/ Symmetry
Mental ability& reasoning aptitude
Series (Numeric & Alphabetic)
Identification of figures.
Science in everyday life,
Living and non- living things,
Separation of substances,
Food,
The habitat of the living,
Plant- form & functions
Measurement & motion,
Simple scientific terms
Current Affairs
Abbreviations
Animals form and functions,
measurement & motion,
Rain, thunder and lighting.
Electric current,
Magnetism

ORAL TEST SCHEME

Subject Reading 10 Vocabulary10 Expression 10 Comprehension20 MM MO
English         50  
Hindi         50  
  Terminology &Basics(15) Reasoning & Logic(15) Problem Solving (10) Mental Ability (10) MM MO
Mathematics         50  
Science& Gk.         50  

The following books would be helpful for preparation

ENGLISH Any book that covers the above syllabus  
HINDI Vyakaran Vatika- Bhag-IV Madhuban
MATH Mathematics Today ? VI S.Chand
SCIENCE Living Science Part 6 Ratna Sagar

SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST CLASS - VIII

English 50 marks Time 30 minutes Hindi 50 marks Time 30 minutes
A. Parts of Speech:
(Recognition and usage of the following) 1. Noun, 2.Verbs, 3.Adjectives, 4.Voice, 5. Tenses, 6.plurals, 7.genders,
Comprehension
(To Test local & global composition i.e.)
Short answers on the given passage
Answers to test inferences that include intelligent guess
Vocabulary on given passage
Multiple choices
True & False
Object Type questions
C. Composition:
Simple, but grammatically accurate. Sentence construction on day today topics such as visits, description of scenes, picture composition
D. Letter writing usually informal Guided compositions (given words/ Phrases Re-write a given story etc.)
Comprehension:
Questions based on comprehension
Word meaning & Spellings
Sentence construction based on the given words
Gender
Single word for a group of words
Adjectives
Opposites
Singular & Plural
Pronouns
Synonyms
Essay on any one of the given topics
Muhavaare
Mathematics 50 marks Time 30 minutes Science & GK 50 marks Time 30 minutes
Number system
Factors & Multiples
Integers
Fractions
Simplifications
Decimals
Algebraic expressions and linear equation in one variable
Unitary method, Ratio & Proportion
Geometry: angles, triangles, circles, construction of angles & triangles Area & Perimeter
Reflection/ Symmetry
Mental ability& reasoning aptitude
Series (Numeric & Alphabetic)
Identification of figures.
Food and nutrition
Structure of matter,
Animal fibres
Heat and its effects,
Flow of heat,
Water- A natural resources.
Acid, bases and salt,
Chemical substance and reactions,
Climate and soil,
Respiration
Reproduction,
Measurement of time
Our forest
Electric current
Natural disaster,
Light, Movement of substances transportation,
Movement of substance ? Excretion
Waste management. Final term: Structure of matter, Acid, base and salt, Respiration.

ORAL TEST SCHEME

Subject Reading 10 Vocabulary10 Expression 10 Comprehension20 MM MO
English         50  
Hindi         50  
  Terminology &Basics(15) Reasoning & Logic(15) Problem Solving (10) Mental Ability (10) MM MO
Mathematics         50  
Science& Gk.         50  

The following books would be helpful for preparation

ENGLISH Any book that covers the above syllabus  
HINDI Swasti Hindi Vyakaran (5) Evergreen
MATH Total Mathematics Candid Series ? VII Evergreen
SCIENCE Living Science Part 7 Ratna Sagar

SYLLABUS FOR ENTRANCE TEST CLASS - IX

English 50 marks Time 30 minutes Hindi 50 marks Time 30 minutes
A. Parts of Speech:
(Recognition and usage of the following) 1. Noun, 2.Verbs, 3.Adjectives, 4.Voice, 5. Tenses, 6.plurals, 7.genders,
Comprehension
(To Test local & global composition i.e.)
Short answers on the given passage
Answers to test inferences that include intelligent guess
Vocabulary on given passage
Multiple choices
True & False
Object Type questions
C. Composition:
Simple, but grammatically accurate. Sentence construction on day today topics such as visits, description of scenes, picture composition
D. Letter writing usually informal Guided compositions (given words/ Phrases Re-write a given story etc.)
Comprehension:
Questions based on comprehension
Word meaning & Spellings
Sentence construction based on the given words
Gender
Single word for a group of words
Adjectives
Opposites
Singular & Plural
Pronouns
Synonyms
Essay on any one of the given topics
Muhavaare
Mathematics 50 marks Time 30 minutes Science & GK 50 marks Time 30 minutes
Square roots & curve roots
Exponents & Radicals
Algebraic expressions & factorization
Linear equations
Direct and Inverse variations, ratio and proportion
Percentage
Profit & Loss
Compound interest
Polygons
Special types of quadrilaterals & construction of quadrilaterals
Area and perimeter
Circumference and area of a circle
Volume & surface areas
Mean
Crop Production,
Micro- organism,
Materials in Daily life,
Metal and Non- Metals,
Fuels and Combustion,
Conservation of forces and wild life.
Cellular level of organization,
Reproduction,
Forces and Pressure,
Sound,
State Electricity.
Electric Current,
Light,
Refraction and Dispersion of light,
The Universe,
Pollution of Air and water

ORAL TEST SCHEME

Subject Reading 10 Vocabulary10 Expression 10 Comprehension20 MM MO
English         50  
Hindi         50  
  Terminology &Basics(15) Reasoning & Logic(15) Problem Solving (10) Mental Ability (10) MM MO
Mathematics         50  
Science& Gk.         50  

The following books would be helpful for preparation

ENGLISH Any book that covers the above syllabus  
HINDI Swasti Hindi Vyakaran (5) Evergreen
MATH Total Mathematics Candid Series ? VIII Evergreen
SCIENCE Living Science Part 8 Ratna Sagar