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National Science Olympiad

Exam Conducted by Science Olympiad Foundation
Address Science Olympiad Foundation, 406, Taj Apartments, Ring Road, Adj Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi - 110 029
Contact No 0124 4951200, 09312680855
Website info@sofworld.org
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Tentative Date of Exam November
Fee -
Subject Science, Logical Reasoning,Achievers section, (P/C/M/B - for Classes 11& 12)
For Classes Level 1 - Classes I to XII, Level - 2 Classes III to XII
No. Of Questions Classes I to IV - 35, Classes V to XII - 50
Marks Classes I to IV - 40, Classes V to XII - 60
Duration 60 minutes

Participation through school only.

Level 1

  • Open to classes 1 – 12
  • Organised by school during the school hours
  • Separate question paper for each class
  • Medium of paper – English
  • Syllabus – CBSE/ICSE/State board

Level 2

  • For classes 3-12

Results:

Within 8 weeks of conduct of the examination

In case of a tie: scores in the order of sections

Classes 1 – 10:

Achievers section, Science, LR

Classes 11-12:

Achievers section, Physics,Chemistry,Mathematics/Biology

NSO Stage – 1 Exam Pattern:

Class Topic No. of ques Marks per ques Total marks
1 - 4
Log.Reasoning 5 1 5
Science 25 1 25
Achiever’s Sec 5 1 5
40q 40 marks
5 - 10
LR 10 1 10
Science 35 1 35
Ach.Sec 5 1 5
50q 50 marks
11 - 22
Phy & Chem 25 1 25
Ach.Sec 5 3 15
Math/Bio 20 1 20
50q 60 marks

Stage 2 Exam Pattern:

Class Topic No. of ques Marks per ques Total marks
3 - 4
Science 30 1 30
Achiever’s Sec 5 2 10
35q 40 marks
5 - 11
Science 45 1 45
Ach.Sec 5 3 15
35q 40 marks
11 - 12
Phy & Chem 25 1 25
Ach.Sec 5 3 15
Math/Bio 20 1 20
50q 60 marks