National Science Olympiad - NSO
22 Nov 2012
The NSO Exam will be held on two dates : 22nd & 29th Nov 2012
Eligibility for NSO:
Students of classes 1st to 12th are eligible to appear for the NSO. There is no other eligibility criterion like minimum marks. The top 5% internationally ranked students class wise, the school toppers from each class (with minimum 10 students enrolled from particular class) and ten state toppers class wise are eligible to appear in the 2nd level exam.
Syllabus for the NSO
The syllabus of the NSO is the Science and Mathematics syllabus as is prescribed by the CBSE, ICSE or various state boards. If you sit for the second level and have moved onto the next class, the syllabus will remain the same (i.e. of the previous class).
Structure and pattern of the examination
The competition is a written test of 60 minutes duration comprising of objective-type (Multiple Choice) questions. Each correct answer carries one mark. There will be a separate question paper for each class. The question paper will consists of two sections.
For class 1 to 4 :
The participant has to answer 35 questions in 60 minutes.
Section I : Mental Ability (10 questions)
Section II : Science (25 questions)
For class 5 to 10 :
The participant has to answer 50 questions in 60 minutes.
Section I : Mental Ability (15 questions)
Section II : Science (35 questions)
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