NSO 2014
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National Science Olympiad (NSO) 2014 - National Science Olympiad (NSO), a national level scholarship/fellowship/Olympiad programme, is conducted by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) to motivate children towards Science education.


SOF, a non-profit organization, conducts NSO exam every year to popularize Science education among school children.


NSO Level 1 is conducted on two dates every year. Schools can select any of the two dates for conducting the exam as per their suitability. Different question papers are made for both the exam dates.

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Recently, SOF announced to conduct NSO 2014 on Nov 12 and Nov 25, 2014.


NSO will be conducted in two stages – Stage 1 and Stage 2, as per NSO marking scheme and paper pattern declared by SOF.


Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) has also announced revised paper pattern and marking scheme for NSO to be held in upcoming months.

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Exam Name: National Science Olympiad


Commonly known as: NSO


Exam Type: National Level


Exam Category: Scholarship/Fellowship/Olympiad


Conducting organization: Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)


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NSO 2014 Application Form - For NSO, students are registered through their respective schools only. The schools registered with SOF send the complete NSO Application Form of their students to the foundation by the due date every year. Every school can register a minimum of 10 students.

 A copy of the students' Roll Numbers generated as per SOF guidelines, Registration Sheet (SRS) and School Registration Form (SRF) are sent to the Foundation by the due form submission date.


NSO 2014 Eligibility Criteria - Students of Class 2 to Class 12 are eligible for NSO, as per NSO Eligibility Criteria. Duly filled application forms of eligible students are sent by their respective schools to the SOF.


NSO 2014 Selection Process - NSO is conducted in two levels. Level 1, a written objective-type test comprising questions from various domains, is conducted at the schools during school hours. Top 5% of candidates from every class in the merit list of Level 1 exam are called for Level 2 exam. The students who qualify the Level 2 round are selected for NSO scholarship/fellowship.


NSO 2014 Paper Pattern - Level 1: Participants have to appear in a written objective-type test of 60 minutes duration carrying 35 multiple-choice questions of 40 marks for class 2 to class 4 and 50 multiple-choice questions of 60 marks for class 5 to class 12. Question paper carries questions from Mental Ability, Logical and Logical Reasoning, Science and Achievers’ Section.

Level 2: For class 3 to class 4 students, a total of 35 questions of 40 marks and for class 5 to class 10, a total of 50 questions of 60 marks are asked from Science and Achievers Section. For class 11 and class 12, a total of 50 questions of 60 marks are asked from Physics & Chemistry, Achievers Section and Mathematics/Biology.


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What shall a student whose school is not registered with SOF do to participate in NSO?

shubhangi verma 29th Jun, 2019


If your school is not registered with SOF still you can apply for the exam by requesting for prospectus by sending them an email and completing the form and send them before due date. You can get their email id from there official website. I am providing you the link of official website.


Hope this will help you.


Best book for nso class 8.......

Nishant Kaushik Student Expert 6th Mar, 2019

Hello Ayush,

I would suggest you to go for MGT books as most of the question in question are found to br  directly form MGT books. one can get 45+ marks if he/she has done thise books

you can also go for previous years papers, workbooks an some mock tests that are avialable online also.

Hope it helps.

Thank you :)


When will nso level 2 results be declare 2018-19?

Rupali Singh 26th Feb, 2019

Hello Nitin,

SOF NSO 2nd level exam result will be declared in Mid March 2019.

However, please note that the result of first round has been declared. To check, visit: http://results.sofworld.org/results


Best book for nso...class 8.....

Deepak Kumar 12th Jan, 2019

Hello Ayush

if you are for the first i would suggest you to proceed through sample paper of previous year!

and MTG books are handy there exercises contains almost all type of variety questions.

so all the best!

hope this will help

for more queries you can further reply i'll happy to help you.


Best book for nso class 8.......

Shaurya Sharma 12th Jan, 2019

Hello Ayush,

The books prescribe for NSO are as follows:

  • MTG NSO class wise Workbooks (For Class 1 to 10)
  • SOF Olympiad Trainer’ Mobile Apps
  • OSDS (Olympiad Skill Development System)
  • Olympiad’s Book of Reasoning (for preparation for the reasoning section of NSO)
  • E-Quiz

Good luck!!

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