NSONational Science Olympiad (NSO), conducted by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF), is one of the most common talent search competition organization in India and abroad. A huge number of students from India and elsewhere take this examination to prove their mettle and be a part of the prodigious crowd.The exam tests you on various parameters viz. logical reasoning, scientific thinking, etc. It mainly consists of three sections for candidates from class I to X: Logical Reasoning, Science, and Achiever section while for class XIth and XIIth these three parts include: Physics and Chemistry section, Achiever section and Mathematics/ Biology section. In this article, we are going to discuss the structure of the question paper, advantages of practicing sample papers for the examination.
NSO – Question Paper StructureQuestion paper of NSO mainly revolves around three sections. These parts are different for students belonging to class I to X and for students belonging to class XI and XII. A general structure of various sections along with their weightage in the question paper is tabulated below:
|Class||Section||No. of Questions||Marks/Question||Total Marks|
|1 to 4||Logical Reasoning||5||1||5|
|5 to 10||Logical Reasoning||10||1||10|
|11 and 12||Physics & Chemistry||25||1||25|