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National Science Olympiad

National Science Olympiad (NSO)

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The National Science Olympiad is organized every year 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 All school students from class 2nd onwards are invited to participate in this unique contest that tests their understanding, level of knowledge, applications and power of reasoning.

NSO Exam Date
  • Date Of Examination: During 2016-17 the first Round of NCO exam will be held on 15th & 24th November 2016, at participating schools.
NSO Syllabus
Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5
Class 6 Class 7 Class 8 Class 9 Class 10

Class 1
  • No of questions: 35
  • Total Marks: 40
  • Time allowed : 60 minutes
  • There are 3 sections: 5 questions in section I, 25 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus
  • Section –I (Logical Reasoning) : Spatial Understanding, Grouping, Measuring Units, Analogy , Geometrical Shapes, Patterns, Odd One Out, Ranking Test.
  • Section – II (Science) : 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 – III (Achievers Section) : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – II.
Class 2
  • No of questions: 35
  • Total Marks: 40
  • Time allowed : 60 minutes
  • There are 3 sections: 5 questions in section I, 25 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus
  • Section –I (Logical Reasoning) : Patterns, Measuring Units, Odd One Out, Series Completion, Geometrical Shapes, Analogy, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures, Coding-Decoding, Embedded Figures.
  • Section –II (Science) : 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 – III (Achievers Section) : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – II.
Class 3
  • No of questions: 35
  • Total Marks: 40
  • Time allowed : 60 minutes
  • There are 3 sections: 5 questions in section I, 25 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus
  • Section –I (Logical Reasoning) : 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 –II (Science) : 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 – III (Achievers Section) : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – II.
Class 4
  • No of questions: 35
  • Total Marks: 40
  • Time allowed : 60 minutes
  • There are 3 sections: 5 questions in section I, 25 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus
  • Section –I (Logical Reasoning) : 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 – II (Science) : Plants, Animals, Food and Digestion, Clothing, Matter and Materials , Force, Work and Energy, Our Environment, Earth and Universe.
  • Section – III (Achievers Section) : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – II.
Class 5
  • No of questions: 50
  • Total Marks: 60
  • Time allowed : 60 minutes
  • There are 3 sections: 10 questions in section I, 35 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus
  • Section – I (Logical Reasoning) : 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 – II (Science) : Animals, Human Body and Health, Plants, Natural Resources, Pollution and Calamities, Earth and Universe, Matter, Force, Work and Energy.
  • Section – III (Achievers Section) : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – II.
Class 6
  • No of questions: 50
  • Total Marks: 60
  • Time allowed : 60 minutes
  • There are 3 sections: 10 questions in section I, 35 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus
  • Section –I (Logical Reasoning) : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Section –II (Science) : Motion and Measurement of Distances, Light, Shadows and Reflections, Electricity and Circuits, Fun with Magnets, Our Environment, Sorting and Separation of Materials, Changes Around Us, Living Organisms and Their Surroundings, Food and its Components, Fibre to Fabric.
  • Section – III (Achievers Section) : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – II.
Class 7
  • No of questions: 50
  • Total Marks: 60
  • Time allowed : 60 minutes
  • There are 3 sections: 10 questions in section I, 35 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus
  • Section –I (Logical Reasoning) : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Section –II (Science) : 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 – III (Achievers Section) : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – II.
Class 8
  • No of questions: 50
  • Total Marks: 60
  • Time allowed : 60 minutes
  • There are 3 sections: 10 questions in section I, 35 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus
  • Section –I (Logical Reasoning) : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.
  • Section –II (Science) : 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.
  • Section – III (Achievers Section) : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – II.
Class 9
  • No of questions: 50
  • Total Marks: 60
  • Time allowed : 60 minutes
  • There are 3 sections: 10 questions in section I, 35 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus
  • Section –I (Logical Reasoning) : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.
  • Section –II (Science) : 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 – III (Achievers Section) : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – II.
Class 10
  • No of questions: 50
  • Total Marks: 60
  • Time allowed : 60 minutes
  • There are 3 sections: 10 questions in section I, 35 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus
  • Section –I (Logical Reasoning) : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.
  • Section –II (Science) : 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 – III (Achievers Section) : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – II.