STRD (Samacheer Talent Recognition Drive)

Samacheer Talent Recognition Drive (STRD) is a springboard for Tamilnadu students of Samacheer Kalvi Board to fulfil their dreams of becoming Engineers, Doctors, Scientists & Astronauts…… For the students currently studying in class 5 to 10 in State board schools across Tamil Nadu, STRD aims at identifying the best talents, starting with an Aptitude test. The best performers are appreciated with awards and scholarships. The Test gives all the candidates a sharp perspective of their test - preparedness at the present level and scope for improvement to realize their success potential. Furthermore, the follow - up Academic Sessions with our erudite Professors and Career Guidance with Counselors will round up this rare opportunity coming your way to steer your students towards bright academic careers.

Aptitude Test

As a first step in this drive, students will have to appear for an Aptitude Test. This Aptitude Test will have questions from the syllabus of their current class of TN State Board syllabus. In order to judge the inherent talent of the students, questions will be thought - provoking. This test is of 3 hours duration in Mathematics and Science of the present class and IQ. For detailed syllabus and sample papers, please visit

Academic Session

During this academic session, FIITJEE professors will demonstrate to students, how a single question can be tackled in multiple ways. This challenge will trigger the thinking process and this will, in turn, improve their IQ and make them think sharp. At the end of this academic session, students will feel charged and motivated to do smart work. Hard work is important but smart work is the key to success. The date, timings and venue of this session will be informed to you after announcing the result of the Aptitude Test.

Career Counselling

FIITJEE will thoroughly evaluate students' attempts in the aptitude test. The academic sessions will be planned with a goal - map for each student. FIITJEE Professors will discuss this goal map with students and parents. This goal map will now be aligned with each student's goal and thus will evolve a career plan for each student.

STRD Details

Eligibility: For students going to Class 9th and 11th in the year 2017.
Registration Fee: Rs.200/-*
Aptitude Test Date: Sunday, 04th June 2017
Last day to Register: Thursday, 01st June 2017

Test Centres: Chennai and Coimbatore.

Exam Pattern for Samacheer Talent Recognition Drive (STRD)

Objective Paper (3 Hours) - IQ, Science & Mathematics from 9.30 AM to 1.00 PM.

Awards, rewards and Scholarships