NCO Syllabus 2018 - SOF released the syllabus of NCO 2018 online. Students preparing for National Cyber Olympiad must follow the syllabus prescribed by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) to prepare for the exam. NCO Syllabus 2018 is available for classes 1 to 12. The syllabus covers Logical Reasoning, Computer and IT, and Achievers sections 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 was held on either, December 20, 2018 or January 31, 2019. The NCO answer key 2018 has been released online. Read further for NCO Syllabus 2018, exam pattern and more.
Computer and IT
Completion of Figure Pattern
Measuring Units (Length, weight, Time, and Money)
Odd One Out
Grouping of Figures
Introduction to computers
Parts of Computer
Uses of Computer
Keys and Keyboard
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 the same as that of section 2.
Computer- a Smart Machine
General Information about Computer
Learning to use Keyboard and Mouse
Analogy and Classification
Days and Dates and Possible Combinations
Fundamentals of Computer
Uses of Computers
Input and Output Devices
Introduction to the internet
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.
Geometrical Shapes and Solids
Direction Sense Test
About Computers (General Information)
Evolution of Computers
Input and Output Device
MS_Word- Formatting a word file, format painter, search using Find and Replace, Checking Spelling and grammar using Thesaurus.
Alphabet Test and Logical Sequencing of a word.
Hardware and Software
Memory- Primary and Secondary
Introduction to Multimedia
MS-Word (Paragraph formatting, Using Paragraph group, Drop Cap, Document Views, Inserting Graphics-Pictures and Shapes
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.
Using Windows 7
Latest Developments in IT
Alphabet Test and Logical Sequencing of Words
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.
Latest Developments in IT.
Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning
Fundamentals of Computer, Evolution of Computer
Memory and Storage Devices
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
Algorithms and Flowcharts in Programming
HTML (Links, Anchors, and Table tags)
MS-Excel (Formula Auditing, Data Tools, Protecting and Sharing workbooks/ worksheet, working with cell range)
Communication Technology (Networking, Internet, and Multimedia.
Operating Systems (Types-Interactive and GUI based)
Operating Systems (Types- Interactive, Real-time and Distributed)
HTML (Links, Anchors and Table tags)
MS-Excel (Formula Auditing, Data Tools, Protecting and Sharing workbooks/ worksheet, working with cell range.)
Communication Output Devices
Latest Development in IT
Database Management System (Function, Types, MS-Access)
Generation and Types of Computers
Working with OS
Input, Output and Memory Devices
Basics of IT
Internet Services and Protocols
Viruses and Antiviruses
Introduction to C++ till Data Structures
Programming in C++
Networking and Topologies
Network Security Concepts
Open Source Terminologies
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, the exam paper consists of 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
Number of Questions
Marks per Question
Total Number of Marks
National Cyber Olympiad Exam Pattern 2018 for Class 5 to 12
No. of Questions
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