About NSO 2020

SOF NSO 2020- Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) will conduct the National Science Olympiad 2020 on November 3, 10 & 26, 2020. SOF NSO Exam 2020 is conducted for students studying in Class 1 to Class 12. SOF NSO 2020 registration will conclude 30 days before the exam date. SOF National Science Olympiad 2020 will be conducted at two levels-Level 1 and level 2. NSO is an annual scholarship exam that tests students’ scientific reasoning and logical ability. They could register only through their respective schools as individual registrations are not accepted. Around 10 lakh students register for NSO every year.

  • Students need to submit the NSO application form along with the registration fee of Rs.125 at their respective schools.
  • NSO Exam 2020 answer key for the level 1 exam will be released in January 2021.
  • SOF NSO Result will be released online in January 2021.
  • Selected students of class 3 & 12 will appear for the level 2 NSO exam 2020- 21, to be conducted in the first week of February 2021.
  • The admit card for level 2 will be released in the last week of January 2021.
  • The level 2 result will be released in first week of March 2021.

NSO 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name National Science Olympiad
Short Exam Name NSO
Conducting Body Science Olympiad Foundation
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level Intermediate
Languages English
Mode of Application Offline
Application Fee (General) 125 Rs [Offline]
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 1 Hour

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NSO 2020 Important Dates

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Upcoming Dates and Events

03 Nov, 2020

Exam - Level 1 | Mode: Offline

10 Nov, 2020

Exam - Level 1 | Mode: Offline

26 Nov, 2020

Exam - Level 1 | Mode: Offline

07 Feb, 2021 - 14 Feb, 2021 (Tentative)

Exam - Level 2 | Mode: Offline

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NSO 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Students enrolled in classes 1 to 12 are eligible to apply for SOF NSO 2020 through their respective years. 
  • A student can apply for the exam once a year.
  • A minimum of 10 students should register from each school for NSO exam 2020.
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NSO 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline

Mode of Payment : Other

  • The organising body sends the prospectus of SOF NSO 2020 containing registration forms to all schools registered with SOF. 
  • Students need to contact their respective schools to fill the NSO application form.
  • The schools will then return the duly filled registration forms to SOF along with the application fees within dates specified.
  • The students' roll numbers will be generated by the coordinating teacher appointed in each school. 
  • They will also send a copy of the roll numbers of students.
  • It is mandatory that at least 10 students are registered from each school for the NSO exam 2020.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, SC, OBC, ST Offline Male, Female ₹ 125

NSO 2020 Syllabus

Class - 1 to 4 - Logical reasoning-

Class - 1 to 4 - Logical reasoning: Unit 01
Spatial understanding
Class - 1 to 4 - Logical reasoning: Unit 02
Grouping
Class - 1 to 4 - Logical reasoning: Unit 03
Measuring units
Class - 1 to 4 - Logical reasoning: Unit 04
Analogy
Class - 1 to 4 - Logical reasoning: Unit 05
Geometrical shapes
Class - 1 to 4 - Logical reasoning: Unit 06
Patterns
Class - 1 to 4 - Logical reasoning: Unit 07
Odd one out

Class - 1 To 4 - Science+

Class - 1 To 4 - Science: Unit 01
Living and non-living things
Class - 1 To 4 - Science: Unit 02
Plants
Class - 1 To 4 - Science: Unit 03
Animals
Class - 1 To 4 - Science: Unit 04
Human beings and their needs
Class - 1 To 4 - Science: Unit 05
Good habits and safety rules
Class - 1 To 4 - Science: Unit 06
Air and water
Class - 1 To 4 - Science: Unit 07
Weather and the sky

Class - 1 To 4 - Achievers section+

Class - 1 To 4 - Achievers section: Unit 01
Living and non-living things
Class - 1 To 4 - Achievers section: Unit 02
Plants
Class - 1 To 4 - Achievers section: Unit 03
Animals
Class - 1 To 4 - Achievers section: Unit 04
Human beings and their needs
Class - 1 To 4 - Achievers section: Unit 05
Good habits and safety rules
Class - 1 To 4 - Achievers section: Unit 06
Air and water
Class - 1 To 4 - Achievers section: Unit 07
Weather and the sky

Class - 5 - Achievers section+

Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 01
Patterns
Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 02
Analogy and classification
Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 03
Coding- Decoding
Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 04
Geometrical shapes
Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 05
Mirror images
Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 06
Water images,
Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 07
Embedded figures
Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 08
Direction sense test
Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 09
Ranking test
Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 10
Alphabet test and Logical sequence of words
Class - 5 - Achievers section: Unit 11
Puzzle test

Class - 5 - Logical reasoning+

Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 01
Patterns
Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 02
Analogy and classification
Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 03
Coding- Decoding
Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 04
Geometrical shapes
Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 05
Mirror images
Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 06
Water images,
Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 07
Embedded figures
Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 08
Direction sense test
Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 09
Ranking test
Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 10
Alphabet test and Logical sequence of words
Class - 5 - Logical reasoning: Unit 11
Puzzle test

Class - 5 - Science+

Class - 5 - Science: Unit 01
Human body and health
Class - 5 - Science: Unit 02
Plants
Class - 5 - Science: Unit 03
Natural resources
Class - 5 - Science: Unit 04
Pollution and calamities
Class - 5 - Science: Unit 05
Earth and Universe
Class - 5 - Science: Unit 06
Matter
Class - 5 - Science: Unit 07
Force
Class - 5 - Science: Unit 08
Work and energy

Class - 6 - Logical reasoning+

Class - 6 - Logical reasoning: Unit 01
Verbal resoning
Class - 6 - Logical reasoning: Unit 02
Non-verbal reasoning

Class - 6 - Science+

Class - 6 - Science: Unit 01
Motion and measurement of distances
Class - 6 - Science: Unit 02
Light
Class - 6 - Science: Unit 03
Shadows and reflections
Class - 6 - Science: Unit 04
Electricity and circuits
Class - 6 - Science: Unit 05
Fun with magnets
Class - 6 - Science: Unit 06
Our environment
Class - 6 - Science: Unit 07
Sorting and separation of materials
Class - 6 - Science: Unit 08
Changes around us
Class - 6 - Science: Unit 09
Living organisms and their surroundings
Class - 6 - Science: Unit 10
Food and its components
Class - 6 - Science: Unit 11
Fibre to fabric

Class - 6 - Achievers section+

Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 01
Motion and measurement of distances
Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 02
Light
Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 03
Shadows and reflections
Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 04
Electricity and circuits
Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 05
Fun with magnets
Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 06
Our environment
Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 07
Sorting and separation of materials
Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 08
Changes around us
Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 09
Living organisms and their surroundings
Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 10
Food and its components
Class - 6 - Achievers section: Unit 11
Fibre to fabric

Class - 7 - Logical reasoning+

Class - 7 - Logical reasoning: Unit 01
Verbal resoning
Class - 7 - Logical reasoning: Unit 02
Non-verbal reasoning

Class - 7 - Science+

Class - 7 - Science: Unit 01
Heat
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 02
Motion and Time
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 03
Electric current and its effects
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 04
Winds
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 05
Storms and cyclones
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 06
Light
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 07
Acids, bases and salts,
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 08
Physical and chemical changes,
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 09
Weather
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 10
Climate and adaptations of animals to climate
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 11
Fibre to fabric
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 12
Nutrition in plants and animals
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 13
Respiration in organisms
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 14
Transportation in plants and animals
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 15
Reproduction in plants
Class - 7 - Science: Unit 16
Natural resources and their conservation

Class - 7 - Achievers section+

Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 01
Heat
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 02
Motion and Time
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 03
Electric current and its effects
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 04
Winds
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 05
Storms and cyclones
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 06
Light
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 07
Acids, bases and salts,
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 08
Physical and chemical changes,
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 09
Weather
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 10
Climate and adaptations of animals to climate
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 11
Fibre to fabric
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 12
Nutrition in plants and animals
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 13
Respiration in organisms
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 14
Transportation in plants and animals
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 15
Reproduction in plants
Class - 7 - Achievers section: Unit 16
Natural resources and their conservation

Class - 8 - Logical reasoning+

Class - 8 - Logical reasoning: Unit 01
Verbal resoning
Class - 8 - Logical reasoning: Unit 02
Non-verbal reasoning

Class - 8 - Achievers section+

Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 01
Crop production and management
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 02
Microorganisms
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 03
Synthetic fibres and plastics
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 04
Metals and non-metals
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 05
Coal and petroleum
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 06
Combustion and flame
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 07
Conservation of plants and animals
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 08
Cell
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 09
Reproduction and endocrine system
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 10
Force and pressure
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 11
Friction
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 12
Sound
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 13
Chemical effects of electric current
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 14
Some natural phenomena
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 15
Light
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 16
Stars and the solar system
Class - 8 - Achievers section: Unit 17
Pollution of air and water

Class - 8 - Science+

Class - 8 - Science: Unit 01
Crop production and management
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 02
Microorganisms
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 03
Synthetic fibres and plastics
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 04
Metals and non-metals
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 05
Coal and petroleum
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 06
Combustion and flame
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 07
Conservation of plants and animals
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 08
Cell
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 09
Reproduction and endocrine system
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 10
Force and pressure
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 11
Friction
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 12
Sound
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 13
Chemical effects of electric current
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 14
Some natural phenomena
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 15
Light
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 16
Stars and the solar system
Class - 8 - Science: Unit 17
Pollution of air and water

Class - 9 - Logical reasoning+

Class - 9 - Logical reasoning: Unit 01
Verbal resoning
Class - 9 - Logical reasoning: Unit 02
Non-verbal reasoning

Class - 9 - Achievers section+

Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 01
Motion
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 02
Force and laws of motion
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 03
Gravitation
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 04
Work and energy
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 05
Sound
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 06
Matter in our surroundings
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 07
Is matter around us pure
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 08
Atoms and molecules
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 09
Structure of atom
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 10
Cell - the fundamental unit of life
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 11
Tissues
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 12
Diversity in living organisms
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 13
Why do we fall
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 14
Natural resources
Class - 9 - Achievers section: Unit 15
Improvement in food resources

Class - 9 - Science+

Class - 9 - Science: Unit 01
Motion
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 02
Force and laws of motion
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 03
Gravitation
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 04
Work and energy
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 05
Sound
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 06
Matter in our surroundings
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 07
Is matter around us pure
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 08
Atoms and molecules
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 09
Structure of atom
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 10
Cell - the fundamental unit of life
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 11
Tissues
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 12
Diversity in living organisms
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 13
Why do we fall
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 14
Natural resources
Class - 9 - Science: Unit 15
Improvement in food resources

Class - 10 - Science+

Class - 10 - Science: Unit 01
Chemical reactions and equations
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 02
Acids, bases and salts
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 03
Metals and non-metals
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 04
Carbon and its compounds
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 05
Periodic classification of elements
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 06
Life processes
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 07
Reproduction in organisms
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 08
Heredity and evolution
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 09
Light- reflection and refraction
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 10
Human eye and colourful world
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 11
Electricity
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 12
Magnetic effects of electric current
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 13
Sources of energy
Class - 10 - Science: Unit 14
Our environment and its management

Class - 10 - Achievers section+

Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 01
Chemical reactions and equations
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 02
Acids, bases and salts
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 03
Metals and non-metals
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 04
Carbon and its compounds
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 05
Periodic classification of elements
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 06
Life processes
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 07
Reproduction in organisms
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 08
Heredity and evolution
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 09
Light- reflection and refraction
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 10
Human eye and colourful world
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 11
Electricity
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 12
Magnetic effects of electric current
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 13
Sources of energy
Class - 10 - Achievers section: Unit 14
Our environment and its management

Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry+

Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 01
Units & measurements
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 02
Mechanics
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 03
Properties of matter
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 04
Heat & thermodynamics
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 05
Oscillations, waves
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 06
Some basic concepts of chemistry
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 07
Structure of atom
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 08
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 09
Chemical bonding and molecular structure
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 10
States of matter
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 11
Thermodynamics, equilibrium
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 12
Redox reactions
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 13
Hydrogen
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 14
The s-block elements, the p-block elements
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 15
Organic chemistry - some basic principles and techniques
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 16
Hydrocarbons
Class - 11 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 17
Environmental chemistry

Class - 11 - Mathematics+

Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 01
Sets, relations and functions
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 02
Principle of mathematical induction
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 03
Logarithms
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 04
Complex numbers & quadratic equations
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 05
Linear equations
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 06
Sequences and series
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 07
Trigonometry
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 08
Straight lines, conic sections
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 09
Permutations and combinations, binomial theorem
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 10
Statistics
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 11
Mathematical reasoning
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 12
Limits and derivatives
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 13
Probability
Class - 11 - Mathematics: Unit 14
Introduction to 3-d geometry

Class - 11 - Biology+

Class - 11 - Biology: Unit 01
Diversity in the living world
Class - 11 - Biology: Unit 02
Structural organisation in plants and animals
Class - 11 - Biology: Unit 03
Cell: structure and functions
Class - 11 - Biology: Unit 04
Plant physiology
Class - 11 - Biology: Unit 05
Human physiology

Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry+

Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 01
Physics: electricity and magnetism
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 02
Electromagnetic induction
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 03
Ac, electromagnetic waves
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 04
Optics
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 05
Modern physics
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 06
Semiconductor electronics, communication systems
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 07
Solid state, solutions
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 08
Electro chemistry, chemical kinetics
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 09
Surface chemistry
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 10
General principles and processes of isolation of elements
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 11
P-block elements (group 15 to 18), d- & f-block elements
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 12
Coordination compounds
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 13
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 14
Alcohols, phenols and ethers
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 15
Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids, amines,
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 16
Biomolecules, polymers
Class - 12 - Physics & chemistry: Unit 17
Chemistry in everyday life

Class - 12 - Mathematics+

Class - 12 - Mathematics: Unit 01
Relations and functions, inverse trigonometric functions
Class - 12 - Mathematics: Unit 02
Matrices and determinants
Class - 12 - Mathematics: Unit 03
Continuity and differentiability
Class - 12 - Mathematics: Unit 04
Application of derivatives
Class - 12 - Mathematics: Unit 05
Integrals, application of integrals
Class - 12 - Mathematics: Unit 06
Differential equations
Class - 12 - Mathematics: Unit 07
Vector algebra
Class - 12 - Mathematics: Unit 08
Three-dimensional geometry

Class - 12 - Biology+

Class - 12 - Biology: Unit 01
Reproduction
Class - 12 - Biology: Unit 02
Genetics and evolution
Class - 12 - Biology: Unit 03
Biology in human welfare
Class - 12 - Biology: Unit 04
Biotechnology
Class - 12 - Biology: Unit 05
Ecology

SOF NSO Exam Pattern 2020 (Level 1 & 2)                                                                                               

Particulars        NSO 2020 Level 1        NSO 2020 Level 1     
Type of Questions        Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)        Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)        
            Time Duration                    60 minutes                    60 minutes        
            

Number of Questions and marks

        
            

Class 1 – 4: 35 (40 marks)           

Class 5 – 12: 50 (60 marks)

        
            

Class 3 – 4: 35 (40 marks)     

Class 5 – 12: 50 (60 marks)

        
            

Sections             

        
            

Class 1 – 10:

Section-1: Logical Reasoning
Section-2: Science
Section-3: Achievers Section

Class 11 – 12:

Section-1: Physics/Chemistry           Section-2: Achievers Section        
Section-3: Mathematics/Biology

        
            

Class 1 – 10:

Section-1: Science
Section-2: Achievers Section


Class 11 – 12:

Section-1: Physics/ Chemistry
Section-2: Achievers Section
Section-3: Mathematics/Biology

        
            Medium of paper                    English                    English        
            

Syllabus

        
            

CBSE, ICSE/ISC and State Board syllabi             

        
            

CBSE, ICSE/ISC and State Board syllabi             

        


  • Students who are preparing for National Science Olympiad 2020 should solve the sample papers for better understanding of exam pattern and syllabus. 
  • Students can also check their preparation level by solving the sample papers.
  • Sample papers also help students to improve their performance in the SOF NSO 2020 examination.

NSO 2020 Admit Card

NSO Level 1 exams will be held on November 3, 10, & 26, 2020. The admit card for the NSO level 2 exams will be released in the last week of January 2021. The level 2 NSO 2020 exams will be held on 2nd/3rd Sunday of February 2021.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card
  • SOF has released the SOF NSO 2020 level 1 answer key separately for set A and Set B.
  • The answer keys will be released 3-4 weeks after the conduction of SOF NSO exam 2020.
  • Class 1 to 12 students will be able to download the National Science Olympiad answer keys by visiting the link given above.
  • The answer keys contain all the correct answers of SOF NSO 2020.
  • Science Olympiad Foundation will declare the result of SOF NSO 2020 result for level 1 in the month of January 2021, in online mode. 
  • Students can check their result by visiting their respective schools or access it online in SOF’s official website. 
  • Level 1 qualifiers will be eligible for NSO 2020 level 2 exam, which will be held on 2nd/3rd sunday of February 2021.
  • SOF NSO 2020 level 2 result will be declared online in the first week of March 2020

NSO 2018 Cutoff (Level 1)

Class

Total Marks

LOGICAL REASONING

[M1]


SCIENCE

[M2]


ACHIEVERS SECTION

[M3]


3rd

30

4

22

4

4th

27

5

16

6

5th

40

9

22

9

6th

39

9

24

6

7th

39

9

27

3

8th

37

4

24

9

9th

38

8

21

9

10th

39

5

19

15

NSO 2018 Cutoff (Level 1)

Class

Total Marks

PHYSICS

[M1]


CHEMISTRY

[M2]


ACHIEVERS SECTION

[M3]


SCIENCE (MATH/BIO)

[M4]


11th

30

7

5

9

9

12th

33

5

7

9

12

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2018 General 50
OBC 50
SC 50
ST 50

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: How to know my NSO Exam Centres 2020?

Answer:

NSO exam 2020 will be held at the respective schools. The exam will be conducted within school hours only.

Question: Can less than 10 students apply for NSO exam 2020 from a school?

Answer:

No, SOF will not accept less than 10 applications from a school.

Question: Which is the best book for NSO 2020?

Answer:

Students have to follow their course books and solve the NSO sample papers to prepare for the NSO exam.

Question: Is there any negative marking in NSO exam?

Answer:

No, there is no negative marking in the NSO exam 2020.

Question: How many levels are there in NSO exam?

Answer:

There are two levels of SOF NSO exam 2020. Level 1 will be held on November 3, 10 & 26, 2020 for Class 1 to 12. Level 2 exam will be held on 2nd/3rd sunday of February 2021 for Class 3 to 12.

Questions related to NSO

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Result of Nso level 1for Namrota Das Roll no WB0081 03 C 088 on exam date is 21.11.2019

Saisrinandan Ch 24th Feb, 2020

Hello,

I am sorry. Please do not post such information on online Q&A portals given the concerns over sensitiveness of such information.

Hence, I wont be checking your results.

The results of NSO-2019 Level 1 have been published and are available on their official site (link given below)

Enter your roll number and and answer a simple question to view your result.

Link: http://results.sofworld.org/results

Hope this helps.

Thanks.

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can class 1 student appear for level -2 and will they get any medal for their level -1 achievement??

Sujatha Venkat 31st Jan, 2020

Hello Nirav,

If your child gets rank below 25 ,they will be given medal of distinction. The international  top 3 rank holders will be given award based on their international performance. The zonal rankers will be given zonal awards. School rankers will be given school awards.

Awards for level 2 performance :

Rank 1:Rs. 50,000 each + gold medal   + certificate of outstanding performance.

Rank 2: Rs. 25,000 /- each + silver medal + certificate of outstanding performance.

Rank 3: Rs. 10,000/- each + bronze medal + certificate of outstanding performance.

For the students who ever appeared for exam will be given a certificate of participation. Hope this is useful.

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which is tough neet or nso......

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 18th Jan, 2020

Ayush, it has to be NSO. NEET is the entrance examination for admission to Medical, Dental, Ayush and Veterinary Courses across India. Now NSO is a competitive exam conducted for cultivating scientific reasoning and logical ability. This needs an indepth knowledge of science. But once someone prepares for NSO, appearing for NEET becomes easier because the preparation is extensive. You get a deep understanding of the basics and so at later stages, preparing for NEET becomes easier.

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which books are recommended for NSO & IMO 2nd PREPARATION

sarthak goel 15th Jan, 2020

Hello Krish,

Kindly mention which class NSO and IMO you are talking about.

Practising NCERT and your school books question is advisable. Download previous year questions, and some preparatory books ussually MCQs of science. When talking about IMO, since most of the portion is mathematics, practising many books as well as other competitions papers can be an option. There are several other exams such as NTSE, NSTSE, RMO(for 10th), and many more. It is important to remember that the topics will be the same as that of the school syllabus however the level will be upgraded, therefore, try practising tricky and more logical questions of that topic.

For NSO, science is involved learning NCERT will be extremely beneficial especially for biology and chemistry related questions.

Try solving Mental ability questions from legit books, and forget to solve sample papers and previous year papers. Download from here:

https://www.sofolympiadtrainer.com/imo-sample-papers.jsp

http://www.sofworld.org/imo-previous-year-papers-rtp.html

hope this helps

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I AM IN CLASS 7 GOING TO CLASS 8 AND I HAVE QUALIFIED FOR 2nd LEVEL NSO & IMO WHICH WAS HELD IN CLASS 7 , WHAT WILL BE THE SYLLABUS FOR 2nd LEVEL IMO & NSO if i am in class 7 right now

Pankhuri Kumari 15th Jan, 2020
Hii Krish!
It's good to here about about your achievements. Congratulations!! Looking at your enthusiasm and dedication towards Olympiads, that is NSO and IMO, let me tell you that the syllabus for each class remains almost the same. Only, the level.of questions are changed. You get more advanced questions based on the basic concepts of your class itself. So, you need to prepare well and solve as many concept questions of different difficulty levels as you can. Study hard. Hope this helps.
All the best!

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