National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination

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National Science Olympiad ( NSO ) is organized to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills.  The Organizing Body of NSO olympiad Entrance Examination is SOF ( Science Olympiad Foundation)The Science Olympiad Foundation, ( SOF ) is an educational foundation and a non-profit organisation, based at New Delhi ( India ), which promotes Science, Introductory Computer Education, Mathematics and English in India and other places like Singapore, Oman, Qatar, Nepal, Bahrain, Sri Lanka, U.A.E. and Durban. About NSO Olympiad  Entrance Examination, Eligibility Criteria , Application procedure ,Exam Pattern,syllabus, Previous year  question Papers Details are shown in Below .

NSO Application Fees

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Eligibility Criteria – 2015    Students of classes 1st to 12th are eligible to appear for the 1st level Olympiads. There is no other eligibility criterion like minimum marks. Students who qualify for the 2nd level exam include. (a) Top 5% of students’ class wise, who appear for the 1st level exam, (b) State wise top 10 rank holders class wise, and (c) Class toppers from each participating school where at least 10 students from a class appear in the exam & scores 50% qualifying marks. Students from classes 1 and 2 are not required to appear for the 2nd level exam and are ranked based on their performance in the first level exam. IEO is a single level exam. Subjects: Science, Mental Ability,( Mathematics-11th  & 12th ) For further Details refer the official Website. http://www.sofworld.org

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NSO Class-2 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class - 2 For Class - 2 The Science Olympiad Foundation, ( SOF ) is an educational foundation is  conduct the  National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. For the complete class – 2 syllabus Section wise Details are shown in below.  Total Questions: 35 Times: 1 hr. Syllabus 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…

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NSO Exam Pattern

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Pattern – 2015    The National Science Olympiad is conducted in two levels: Level 1: The first level of the test is organized in the respective schools of the participants during school hours. The level 1 competition is a written objective-type test of 60 minutes duration comprising 35 objective-type ( Multiple Choice ) questions for class 2 to class 4 and 50 objective-type ( Multiple Choice ) questions for class 5 to class 12. The question paper consists of: For Class 1 to Class 10 Mental Ability Science Achiever's Section  For Class 11 and Class 12 Physics / Chemistry Achiever's Section Mathematics / Biology There are separate question papers for each class. The medium of the test is English. CBSE, ICSE / ISC and State Board syllabus is followed for setting the test papers. The exam is conducted during school hours.…

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NSO Class-1 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class - 1    For Class-1                Total Questions: 35 Times: 1 hr. Section – 1: Spatial Understanding, Grouping, Measuring Units, Analogy, Geometrical Shapes, Patterns, Odd One Out, Ranking Test. Section – 2: Living and Non-living things, Plants, Animals, Human Beings and Their Needs, Good Habits and Safety Rules, Air and Water, Weather and the Sky. Section – 3: Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2. For further Details refer the official Website. http://www.sofworld.org

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NSO Class-3 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class – 3 National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. For Class-3 Total Questions: 35  Times: 1 hr. 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. Section – 3 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2 For further Details refer the official Website. http://www.sofworld.org

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NSO Class-4 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class – 4 National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. For Class-4 Total Questions: 35   Time: 1 hr. Section – 1 : Patterns, Alphabet Test, Coding-Decoding, Mirror Images, Embedded Figures, Geometrical Shapes and Solids, Ranking Test, Direction Sense Test, Days and Dates & Possible Combinations, Analogy and Classification. Section – 2: Plants, Animals, Food and digestion, Clothing, Matter and Materials, Force, Work and Energy, Our Environment, Earth and Universe. Section – 3 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2. For further Details refer the official Website. http://www.sofworld.org

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NSO Class-5 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class – 5 National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Class-5 Total Questions: 50   Time: 1 hr. 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. Section – 2 : Animals, Human Body and Health, Plants and Food, Natural Resources, Pollution and Calamities, Earth and Universe, Matter, Force, Work and Energy. Section – 3 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2. For further Details refer the official Website. http://www.sofworld.org

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NSO Class-6 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class – 6 National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Class-6 Total Questions: 50     Time : 1 hr. Section – 1: Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Section – 2 : Motion and Measurement of Distances, Light, Shadows and Reflections, Electricity and Circuits, Fun with Magnets, Air and Water, Sorting and Separation of Materials, Changes Around Us, Living Organisms and Their Surroundings,  Food, and its components, Fibre to Fabric. Section – 3 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2. For further Details refer the official Website. http://www.sofworld.org

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NSO Class-7 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class – 7 National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Class-7 Total Questions: 50      Time : 1 hr. Syllabus Section – 1 : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Section – 2 : Heat, Motion and Time, Electric Current and its Effects, Winds, Storms and Cyclones, Light, Acids, Bases and Salts, Physical and Chemical Changes, Weather, Climate and Adaptations of Animals to climate, Fibre to Fabric, Nutrition in Plants and Animals, Respiration in Organisms, Transportation in Plants and Animals, Reproduction in Plants, Natural Resources and Their Conservation. Section – 3 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2. For further Details refer the official Website. http://www.sofworld.org

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NSO Class-8 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class – 8 National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Class-8 Total Questions : 50      Time : 1 hr. Section – 1 : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. 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 in Animals, Force and Pressure, Friction, Sound, Chemical Effects of Electric Current, Some Natural Phenomena, Light, Stars and Solar System, Pollution of Air and Water. Section – 3 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2. For further Details refer the official Website. http://www.sofworld.org

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NSO Class-9 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class – 9 National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Class-9 Total Questions: 50      Time : 1 hr. Syllabus 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. Section – 3 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2. For further Details refer the official Website. http://www.sofworld.org

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NSO Class-10 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class – 10 National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Class-10 Total Questions: 50 Times: 1 hr. Syllabus 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. For further Details refer the official Website. http://www.sofworld.org

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NSO Class-11 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class – 11 National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Class-11 Total Questions: 50 Times: 1 hr. Section – 1: Physics: Units & Measurements, Mechanics, Properties of Matter, Heat & Thermodynamics, Oscillations, Waves. Chemistry: Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, The s-Block Elements, The p-Block Elements (Groups 13 and 14), Organic Chemistry - Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry. Section – 2 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 1. Section – 3 : Sets, Relations and Functions, Principle of Mathematical Induction, Logarithms, Complex Numbers & Quadratic…

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NSO Class-12 Syllabus

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Entrance Examination Test Syllabus for  Class – 12 National Science Olympiads is a means to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Class-12 Total Questions: 50  Times: 1 hr. Syllabus Section – 1 : Physics : Electricity and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction, AC, Electromagnetic waves, Optics, Modern Physics, Semiconductor Electronics, Communication Systems. Chemistry : Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements (Group 15 to 18), d- & f-Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Amines, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life. Section – 2 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 1. Section – 3 : Relations and Functions, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Matrices and…

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NSO Registration Process

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Olympiad Entrance Examination Registration Procedure – 2015 : National Science Olympiad ( NSO ) is organized to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. How to Join / Registered in NSO: Registration of Students: The NSO is open to the students of classes 1 to 12. Prospectus containing the Registration forms is sent to all schools registered with SOF. Schools not registered may also request for prospectus by sending an e-mail at info@sofworld.org/ phone call. Schools must return the registration forms to SOF, duly filled in and complete in all respects by the due date. Roll Numbers: The school's coordinating teacher will generate the students' Roll Numbers as per the guidelines given. A copy of these roll numbers along with the Students' Registration Sheet ( SRS )…

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NSO Awards

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Olympiad Entrance Examination Awards Details  – 2015 : National Science Olympiad ( NSO ) is organized to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Awards: Participating students receive prizes. The SOF encourages participants to register through their schools, rather than as individuals. Awards Details During the academic year 2013-14, over 27000 schools from more than 1350 cities registered and millions of students appeared for the four Olympiad exams. These Olympiads were conducted across 16 countries. For the academic year 2014-15, SOF will spend over Rs. Ten Crores on awards, Scholarships, gifts & felicitations etc. The following awards will be provided to the winners of Olympiads being held during the academic year 2014-15. Student Awards International Awards For Students Classes 1 To 12 Rank Awards No. Of Awards…

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NSO Scholarships

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Olympiad Entrance Examination Scholarship Details  – 2015 : National Science Olympiad ( NSO ) is organized to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Girl Child Scholarship Scheme ( GCSS ) Rs.5000/each scholarship to 300 girls who are academically inclined but come from economically modest families. Scholarship for Excellence in English ( SEE ) Rs.5000/ each scholarship to 120 students exhibiting excellence in English Language. SOF – Academic Excellence Scholarship ( AES ) Rs.5000/ scholarship + Trophy to 160 students from class three to class ten. Student scoring highest number of marks in 3 Olympiad exams during the year wins the AES. Winners to be selected for all 20 zones / states. Teachers Training Camp ( TTC ) 100 teachers to attend a residential camp on Education…

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NSO Exam Dates

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Olympiad Entrance Examination Exam Dates Details  – 2015 : National Science Olympiad ( NSO ) is organized to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Exam Dates: National Science Olympiad ( NSO ) - 12th November & 25th November 2014 For More Details refer the official website. http://www.sofworld.org/

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NSO Contact Address

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Olympiad Entrance Examination Contact Address  Details  – 2015 : National Science Olympiad ( NSO ) is organized to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. The Science Olympiad Foundation, ( SOF ) is an educational foundation is  conduct the  International Mathematics Olympiad) is a means to identify and encourage the mathematical creativity of children in schools across India and abroad.  For Any clarification regarding rules, format / pattern of the paper, etc., may be sought from the National Coordinator through e-mail / fax / phone-call at info@sofworld.org. Science Olympiad Foundation Plot no 99, Sec - 44, Gurgaon ( Haryana ) India. Pin - 122003 Landline No: 0124-4951200 Mobile: 09312680855, 09312680857 Regd Office: B-8, Taj Apartment, Ring Road, Adjacent Safdurjung Hospital, New Delhi, India. Pin – 110029 Website:…

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NSO Detailed Selection Procedure

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Olympiad Entrance Examination Previous year question Papers Details  – 2015 : National Science Olympiad ( NSO ) is organized to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Sample Previous year question Papers: Sample Papers are sent to all schools registered for Olympiad exams. SOF website also contains these papers http://www.sofworld.org/nso/nso-exam/sample-papers.html. Sample papers sent to the schools prior to the first level test are helpful and can be used for both levels of Olympiad exams. In addition to the sample papers, students may also benefit by subscribing to OSDS – Olympiad Skill Development System For Class - 2 http://www.sofworld.org/sites/default/files/Class-2_34.pdf For Class – 3 http://www.sofworld.org/sites/default/files/Class-3_44.pdf For Class – 4 http://www.sofworld.org/sites/default/files/Class-4_45.pdf For Class – 5 http://www.sofworld.org/sites/default/files/Class-5_47.pdf For Class – 6 http://www.sofworld.org/sites/default/files/Class-6_45.pdf For Class – 7 http://www.sofworld.org/sites/default/files/Class-7_46.pdf For Class – 8…

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NSO Features

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Olympiad Entrance Examination Selection Procedure Details  – 2015 : National Science Olympiad ( NSO ) is organized to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. Criteria for Qualification for 2nd Level Olympiad Exams: Student fulfilling any of the following 3 criteria will qualify for 2nd level Olympiads exams: Top 5% of students, class wise who appear for the 1st level exam. Due weightage to marks scored in different sections will be given. Zone wise / State wise top 10 rank holders from each class. Class topper where at least 10 students from a class appear in the exam & scores at least 50% marks. 2nd level exam will be held for Cyber, Science & Mathematics Olympiads for students from class 3 onwards. Incase two or more students…

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NSO Preparation

National Science Olympiads ( NSO ) Olympiad Entrance Examination Preparation Material Details  – 2015 : National Science Olympiad ( NSO ) is organized to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. In general, NCERT books / course books prescribed by the CBSE / ICSE / STATE BOARDS may be referred to for the preparation. We also have following books / materials for Olympiad preparation: 1) MTG Class wise Workbooks (For Class 1 to 10) 2)‘ SOF Olympiad Trainer’ Mobile Apps 3) OSDS ( Olympiad Skill Development System ) 4) Previous Years’ Papers 5) Olympiads’ Books of Reasoning ( for preparation for the reasoning section of Olympiads ) 6) E-Quiz Additionally, class XI and XII students can refer to the various publications like Chemistry Today, Biology Today, Mathematics Today and Physics For You and…

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