How many such exams like NTSE are there?
To gauge a student’s potential many exams are conducted at national and state levels. The notable exams are:NTSE – This exam identifies talented students and nurtures them. Scholarships are also awarded to the qualifiers.
KVPY – The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) entrance exam searches for the scientific temper among young students.
Mathematics and Science Olympiads – These gauges a student’s performance in Mathematics and Science at an all India level.
JSTS – The Junior Science Talent Search Examination (JSTS) is conducted separately in each state (union territories too) of India by the respective state education departments only through schools, not individually.
These exams are symbolic of merit and achievement and every student must try to qualify in these.
How can a student participate in Olympiads?
Olympiads are organized at two levels:
Level 1 is a Science Olympiad and Mathematics Olympiad that is organized by the SOF in the respective schools of the participants during school hours.
Level 2 is conducted across India and abroad and is organized in more than 120 centres. The centres of exam are the Kendriya Vidyalayas and the exams are conducted in the month of February.
The top 500 students along with the school topper award winners of level 1qualify for level 2 exams. Students from classes 1st to 12th are eligible for this exam. Registration forms are made available at schools and a nominal participation fee is charged from each student.
What is the role of parents and an institute in the success of a child?
According to Spur Tutorials: Student, Guide and Parents should be 75%, 15% & 10% competent in their respective role for the success of a student. Parents should not run away from their responsibility after admitting the child in the institute. The child will succeed in the entrance exam only if the parents and the teacher work together and keeping the child motivated and focused.
Will these tests help me in State Exams like Manipal and VIT exams?
Yes, definitely! Bitsat test series will help you for Manipal exam where as AIEEE test series will help you for VIT exam. Moreover topic wise tests will enhance your overall performance for all type of exams including IIT/AIEEE/BITSAT.
What should I do if I have a problem in any question of the test series?
If you have any query regarding the correctness of question, then you may mail us at [email protected] We will surely check whether the question is right or not. But if you want the solution then you have to ask to your tutor.
Are the books in library downloadable?
No, they are not downloadable.
Do you provide All-India ranking for the test series ?
Yes, we do provide you with your All-India rank but this feature is only for the Group Tests and not for your individual practice tests.
Do your classroom notes cover all the relevant topics of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics ?
Yes, our classroom notes are prepared by the scholars of IITs and NITs with a view to cover all the relevant topics that will drive you ahead of the competition.
For whom are your courses beneficial ?
Beneficiaries of this test series are the students belonging to the class group of 10th ,11th ,12th as well as AIEEE,BITSAT,IIT-JEE,NDA,BANK PO ,CAT , MAT aspirants.
What is unique about your course?
We, at Spur, provide you the most economical online study material and test series till now, by offering myriad of benefits:
* Comprehensive Study Material:
Unmatched high quality classroom notes (prepared by the scholars of IIT’s, NIT’s) covering all the minute concepts.
* Online Library:
A library of excellent books whereby you can read the course related books.
* Exclusive Test Series :
* Single /multi topic tests of 30 or 60 minutes on Reasoning, General Aptitude ,General Knowledge ,English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, etc
* Combined tests of 90 or 180 minutes covering the subjects of AIEEE and BITSAT
* A striking feature of online ‘Group Tests’ whereby you can compare your performance with other candidates and can evaluate your performance with the help of Solution key provided for each Group Test.
* An additional feature of saving your tests in your test history for future reference.
* Previous Years Papers:
Solved competitive papers of previous years for CBSE, AIEEE, IIT-JEE, RMO, INMO, KVPY, ISAT, NDA, BANK PO, etc which can be easily downloaded.
* Educational Blog:
A blog which encompasses paper solving, paper analyzing and time saving tricks along with some motivational articles.
* Timely updates and news related to competitive exams.
* Online counseling sessions are available as per your demand.
Is there any provision to pause the test in between?
No, there is no such provision available.
Sometimes it takes a lot of time to switch to another question? What can be the possible reasons?
It might be due to your slow net connectivity.
In my region, there are frequent power cuts. What should I do to ensure that my test goes uninterrupted?
It is advisable to have your modem and system on a continuous power supply (Inverter/ Generator).
Does a test work well with a Wi-Fi connection?
You need to have a consistent net connectivity for uninterrupted test sessions. Thus we suggest you to have a Broadband connection using LAN.
Sometimes I face a sudden automatic logout problem during the test session? Why is this happening?
This might happen if you are using a Wi-Fi or a data card connection because they have an inconsistent connectivity. For a properly functional test session you need to have a Broadband connection using LAN. This will ensure your uninterrupted test sessions.
Can I upgrade my membership?
Yes, you can. More details are given below.
• Upgradation from Bronze to Silver /Gold membership can be done any time. Upgraded membership will last for a year from the date of upgradation. For instance- If you have joined the Bronze membership of Spur on date-10/5/2010 and upgrade your membership to Silver/Gold on date 10/10/2010, then the upgraded membership will be valid till 10/10/2011 i.e for one year after the date of upgradation.
• For upgrading the membership from Silver to Gold you will have to deposit an ‘Upgradation Fee’- Rs 855/- only (Instead of Rs1500 for gold membership).
• Upgradation from Silver to Gold membership can be done within a span of 4 months from the date of joining. Upgraded membership will NOT last for one but for the remaining period of your silver member ship.
For Instance ,If you have joined Spur on date 15/3/2010 with silver membership and after 2 months i.e on 15/5/2010 you wish to upgrade the membership, then, by depositing the upgradation fee you can avail the new membership which will be valid upto 15/3/2011(i.e the upgraded membership will last for 10 months)
Do I have to register to appear for group tests?
No, there is no need for registration before any group test. All you need to do is make a free account on Spur Tutorials.
Is there any difference in the membership duration of silver and gold members?
How long will my membership last?
Each membership lasts for a year from the date of joining. For more details visit Membership.