Like various other national level examinations, NTSE is one the most prestigious scholarship exam in India for people studying in School. Every year millions of people appear for NTSE exam from all over the country. It is the exam conducted by the organization called National Council of Education Research and training, also known as NCERT for students who are in 10th grade. Out of millions of candidate, very fewer people are selected for the scholarship based on their performance.

So this is the exam which is very difficult to crack. All the aspiring students should have the right kind of resources like best books for NTSE exam which would help students to prepare well. In this blog, we will discuss some of the best NTSE books. NTSE exam is conducted in two levels, Stage 1 and stage 2 and syllabus for both the level is the same, and it has two sections called MAT and SAT. Once the candidate gets a clear idea for complete NTSE syllabus, next step is to choose the right books and use them for making preparation easier.

What are the Best NTSE Books 2019?

Since the NTSE exam is conducted by the organization called NTSE, it is always recommended to study from NCERT textbooks of all the Subjects and NCERT books of Science and Mathematics are considered to be the Bible.

A candidate should know that the exam would have certain chapters and concepts included from the Class 9 syllabus. Hence a candidate needs to go through the NCERT textbooks of class 10 along with the NCERT textbooks of class 9 for particular topics and concepts.

Here is the list of some best NTSE Books

NTSE Books for Science

A candidate should thoroughly go through the NCERT textbooks of class 9 and class 10 for science subject, i. e, physics, chemistry and biology.

NTSE Books for Social Science

A candidate should go through the following books for the subject of Social science, i.e. History, Geography, and civics.

Best books are

  • India and the Contemporary World 1 and 2 of NCERT
  • Democratic Politics of NCERT class 10
  • Contemporary India textbook of class 9 and 10 (NCERT)

NTSE Books for Mathematics

For the mathematics section, it is always preferred to finish the NCERT Mathematics textbook for class 10 thoroughly. A Candidate should also prepare well from the NCERT class 9 textbooks, not a whole book but some chapters which are the part of the syllabus of NTSE exam.

NTSE books for Mental Ability or MAT

It is always recommended to use R.S. Aggarwal’s Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning since it is the best book for preparation of MAT section of the NTSE exam.

Apart from NCERT exams, there are few books from publishers other than NTSE:

  • Study Package for NTSE Class X( English) by McGraw Hill Education: both 1st and 2nd Edition are important.
  • A comprehensive Manual for NTSE for Class X English by Access Publishing.
  • Another book is “Study Guide for NTSE National Talent Search Examination Class 10 for English” by Disha Publications.
  • Few other books are” Pearson guide to NTSE class 10 for English “: 1st edition
  • Practice test papers for Class 10 NTSE 1st Edition by Tata McGraw Hill Publications.

An individual should refer to the books, and it is preferred to finish NCERT textbooks and have strong command over them. Also, A candidate should clear the concepts and memorize the various details and solve the questions.