NCO Syllabus 2018 -2019
Sachin Malik, 09 Aug 2018

NCO Syllabus 2018 - Students appearing for National Cyber Olympiad 2018 should follow the syllabus prescribed by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) to prepare for the exam. NCO Syllabus is available for classes 1 to 12. The syllabus will cover Logical Reasoning, Computer and IT, and Achievers sections to be conducted in the exam. Students should study the subjects mentioned in the prescribed NCO 2018 syllabus to score well. National Cyber Olympiad 2019 syllabus for primary, secondary, and senior secondary standards is available in this article. NCO 2018 is scheduled to be taken on either, December 20, 2018 or January 31, 2019. Read further for NCO Syllabus 2018, exam pattern and more.

 

NCO Syllabus Class Wise Syllabus 2018

Classes

Logical Reasoning

Computer and IT

Achievers Section

Class 1

 

  • Patterns

  • Completion of Figure Pattern

  • Measuring Units (Length, weight, Time, and Money)

  • Geometrical Shapes

  • Odd One Out

  • Spatial Understanding

  • Grouping of Figures

  • Analogy

  • Ranking test.

  • Introduction to computers

  • Parts of Computer

  • Uses of Computer

  • Keys and Keyboard

  • Computer Mouse

  • Starting and Shutting down the Computer

  • Introduction to MS-Paint

  • Latest Developments in the field of IT

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 2

  • Patterns

  • Measuring Units

  • Ranking Test

  • Odd One Out

  • Series Completion

  • Geometrical Shapes

  • Analogy

  • Grouping of Figures

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Embedded Figures

  • Computer- a Smart Machine

  • General Information about Computer

  • Learning to use Keyboard and Mouse

  • MS-Paint

  • Latest Developments in the field of IT

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 3

  • Patterns

  • Analogy and Classification

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Mirror Images

  • Embedded Figures

  • Alphabet Test

  • Ranking Test

  • Grouping of Figures

  • Figure Matrix

  • Geometrical Shapes

  • Days and Dates and Possible Combinations

  • Fundamentals of Computer

  • General Information about Computer

  • Storage Device

  • Parts of Computer

  • Uses of Computers

  • Input and Output Devices

  • Introduction to internet

  • MS-Paint

  • Introduction to MS- Word (Opening, Closing, Saving and Printing a Word document

  • Components of MS-Word Window

  • Editing Commands- Cut, Copy, Paste, undo, and redo.

  • Latest Developments in IT field.

 

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 4

  • Patterns

  • Alphabet Test

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Mirror Images

  • Embedded Figures

  • Geometrical Shapes and Solids

  • Ranking Test

  • Direction Sense Test

  • Days and Dates and Possible Combinations

  • Analogy and Classification

 

 

  • About Computers (General Information)

  • Evolution of Computers

  • Parts of Computer

  • Input and Output Device

  • Hardware

  • Software

  • MS_Word- Formatting a word file, format painter, search using Find and Replace, Checking Spelling and grammar using Thesaurus.

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 5

  • Patterns

  • Analogy and Classification

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Geometrical Shapes

  • Mirror Images

  • Embedded Figures

  • Direction Sense Test

  • Ranking Test

  • Alphabet Test and Logical Sequencing of word.

 

 

  • Input and Output Devices

  • Hardware and Software

  • Storage Devices

  • Memory- Primary and Secondary

  • MS-Paint

  • Introduction to Multimedia

  • MS-Word (Paragraph formatting, Using Paragraph group, Drop Cap, Document Views, Inserting Graphics-Pictures and Shapes

  • Clip Arts

  • Symbols

  • Smart Art

  • Multimedia Objects

  • Text Box

  • Inserting Header and Footer in a document and exploring its features.

  • PowerPoint- Components of MS-PowerPoint window and its features, Inserting Graphics,. Pictures and Shapes, Clip Arts, Symbols, SmartArt, Multimedia Objects, Text Box, Inserting Header and Footer and exploring its features, Running slide shows and presentation.

  • Internet

  • Computer Networks

  • Using Windows 7

  • Latest Developments in IT.

 

 

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 6

  • Patterns

  • Analogy and Classification

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Geometrical Shapes

  • Mirror Images

  • Water Images

  • Embedded Figures

  • Direction Sense Test

  • Ranking Test

  • Alphabet Test and Logical Sequencing of Words

  • Puzzle Test

 

  • Input and Output Devices

  • Hardware

  • Software

  • Storage Devices

  • Memory- Primary and Secondary

  • MS-Paint

  • Introduction to Multimedia.

  • MS-Word- Paragraph formatting using Drop Cap, Document Views

  • Insert Graphics, Pictures, and Shapes, Clip Arts, Symbols, SmartArt, Multimedia Objects, Text Box, Inserting Header and Footer in a document and its features.

  • Introduction to MS-PowerPoint (Components of MS-PowerPoint window and its features, running slide shows and presentation.

  • Networks

  • Using Windows 7

  • Latest Developments in IT.

 

 

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 7

Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning

  • Fundamentals of Computer, Evolution of Computer

  • Memory and Storage Devices

  • Using Windows 7

  • MS- Word (Links, Mail Merge, Macros, broadcasting slide-shows

  • MS-Excel (Editing and formatting cells in a worksheet, Introduction to Formulas, Sorting and filtering data, Features of Insert and Page layout tabs.

  • Programming in Qbasic, Internet and Viruses

  • Networking

  • Latest Developments in IT

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 8

Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning

  • Algorithms and Flowcharts in Programming

  • Visual Basic

  • Animations

  • HTML (Links, Anchors, and Table tags)

  • MS-Word

  • MS-Excel (Formula Auditing, Data Tools, Protecting and Sharing workbooks/ worksheet, working with cell range)

  • MS-PowerPoint

  • Hardware

  • Software

  • Input and Output Devices

  • Memory and Storage Devices

  • Flash CS6

  • Communication Technology (Networking, Internet, and Multimedia.

  • Operating Systems (Types-Interactive and GUI based)

  • Operating Systems (Types- Interactive, Real time and Distributed)

 

 

 

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 9

Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning

  • Algorithms and Flowcharts in Programming

  • Visual Basic

  • Animations

  • HTML (Links, Anchors and Table tags)

  • MS-Word

  • MS-Excel (Formula Auditing, Data Tools, Protecting and Sharing workbooks/ worksheet, working with cell range.)

  • MS-PowerPoint

  • Hardware

  • Software

  • Input and Output Devices

  • Memory and Storage Devices

  • Flash CS6

  • Communication Output Devices

  • Operating Systems (Types- Interactive, Real time and Distributed)

  • Using Windows 7

  • Latest Development in IT

 

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 10

Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning

  • Fundamentals of Computer

  • Operating System

  • MS-Word

  • Networking

  • MS-PowerPoint

  • MS-Excel

  • HTML

  • Internet

  • Database Management System (Function, Types, MS-Access)

  • Using Windows 7

  • Latest Developments in the field of IT

 

 

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 11

Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning

  • History

  • Generation and Types of Computers

  • Working with OS

  • Input, Output and Memory Devices

  • Data Representation

  • Basics of IT

  • Internet Services and Protocols

  • HTML

  • MS-Word

  • MS-Excel

  • Networking

  • Viruses and Antiviruses

  • Introduction to C++ till Data Structures

 

 

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

Class 12

Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning

  • Programming in C++

  • Database Concepts

  • SQL

  • Boolean Algebra

  • MS-Word

  • MS- Excel

  • HTML

  • Networking and Topologies

  • Network Security Concepts

  • Cyber Ethics

  • Viruses and Antiviruses

  • Open Source Terminologies

Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is same as that of the section 2.

NCO Exam Pattern 2018

 

The examination paper of National Cyber Olympiad 2018 is divided among three sections, logical reasoning, computer and IT, and achievers section. For classes 1 to 4, exam paper consists 35 questions, and 60 questions for classes 5 to 12. Find more details on NCO 2018 exam pattern in the following tables.

 

National Cyber Olympiad Exam Pattern 2018 for Class 1 to 4

Sections

Number of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Number of Marks

Logical Reasoning

5

1

5

Computer and IT

25

1

25

Achievers Section

5

2

10

Total

35

-

40

National Cyber Olympiad Exam Pattern 2018 for Class 5 to 12

Section

No. of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Number of Marks

Logical Reasoning

10

1

10

Computer and IT

35

1

35

Achievers Section

5

3

15

Total

50

-

60

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