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National Science Olympiad (NSO)

We help students of class 1 to 10 in preparation of NSO exam and courses through sample question and practice papers.

 

About National Science Olympiad (NSO)

NSO is conducted at two levels:

Level 1: The first level of the examis organized in the respective schools of the participants during school hours only.

  • The level 1 exam is an objective-type test having a duration of 60 minutes and comprising 35 objective-type questions for classes 1 to 4 and 50 objective-type questions for classes 5 to 12.

  • The exam consists of three sections for classes 1 to 10:

    Section-1: Logical Reasoning

    Section-2: Science

    Section-3: Achievers Section

Level 2: The level 2 is conducted for students of classes 3 to12. The qualifiers to second round would include the following:

  • Top 5% of candidates class wise that appear for the 1st level exam. Due weightage to marks scored in different sections will be given. Each section is accorded with a separate weightage.
  • Zone wise top 25 rank holders class wise.
  • Class topper where at least 10 students from a class appear in the exam & have scored 50% qualifying marks.

 

NSO Syllabus and Marking Scheme

Class

Section

No. of Questions

Marks/Question

Total Marks

1 to 4

Logical Reasoning

5

1

5

 

Science

25

1

25

 

Achievers Section

5

2

10

 

Grand Total

35

 

40

5 to 10

Logical Reasoning

10

1

10

 

Science

35

1

35

 

Achievers Section

5

3

15

 

Grand Total

50

 

60

11 & 12

Physics & Chemistry

25

1

25

 

Achievers Section

5

3

15

 

Mathematics/Biology

20

1

20

 

Grand Total

50

 

60

 

Schedule for 2017-2018 examination

The exam will be held on 9th and 23rd November 2017.

 

Benefits

  • NSO mainly emphasizes on application oriented learning which is very extremely in a longer run.
  • You learn to answer in alternate ways.

 

For latest updates, please visit official site at http://www.sofworld.org/nso.

 

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Section – 1 : Patterns, Measuring Units, Odd One Out, Series Completion, Geometrical Shapes, Analogy, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures, Coding-Decoding, Embedded Figures.

Section – 2: Plants, Animals, Human Body, Food, Housing and Clothing, Family and Festivals, Occupations, Good Habits and Safety Rules, Transport and Communication, Air, Water and Rocks, Earth and Universe.

Section – 3: Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2.

Section – 1: Patterns, Analogy and Classification, Coding-Decoding, Mirror Images, Embedded Figures, Alphabet Test, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures, Figure Matrix, Geometrical Shapes, Days and Dates & Possible Combinations.

Section – 2: Plants and Animals, Birds, Food, Housing and Clothing, Transport and Communication, Human Body, Earth and Universe, Matter and Materials, Light, Sound and Force, Our Environment.

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Section – 1: Patterns, Analogy and Classification, Coding-Decoding, Geometrical Shapes, Mirror Images, Water Images, Embedded Figures, Direction Sense Test, Ranking Test, Alphabet Test and Logical Sequence of Words, Puzzle Test.

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Section – 2: Crop Production and Management, Microorganisms, Synthetic Fibres and Plastics, Metals and Non-metals, Coal and Petroleum, Combustion and Flame, Conservation of Plants and Animals, Cell, Reproduction and Endocrine System, Force and Pressure, Friction, Sound, Chemical Effects of Electric Current, Some Natural Phenomena, Light, Stars and the Solar System, Pollution of Air and Water.

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Section – 1: Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Section – 2: Motion, Force and Laws of Motion, Gravitation, Work and Energy, Sound, Matter in Our Surroundings, Is Matter Around Us Pure, Atoms and Molecules, Structure of Atom, Cell - The Fundamental Unit of Life, Tissues, Diversity in Living Organisms, Why Do We Fall III, Natural Resources, Improvement in Food Resources.

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Section – 1: Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Section – 2: Chemical Reactions and Equations, Acids, Bases and Salts, Metals and Non-metals, Carbon and its Compounds, Periodic Classification of Elements, Life Processes, Reproduction in Organisms, Heredity and Evolution, Light-Reflection and Refraction, Human Eye and Colourful World, Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Electric Current, Sources of Energy, Our Environment and its Management.

Section – 3: Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2.

 

NOTE:

Questions of Level-I Olympiad exams will be 60% from the current class syllabus and 40% from the previous class syllabus, e.g. Class-7 NSO exam will have 60% questions from class-7 syllabus and 40% questions from class 6 syllabuses.

Questions of Level-II Olympiad exams will be from current class syllabus only.

Questions in ACHIEVERS SECTION will be from current class syllabus only.

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