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Registration of Students : The event is open to the students of classes 1st to 12th and registrations are received from the schools in the prescribed pro-forma. Registration sheet for the school / students and the information booklet are posted to the schools all over India and abroad.

Roll Numbers : The school's coordinating teacher will be generating the students' Roll Numbers as per the guidelines given. A copy of these roll numbers along with the students' registration and school registration sheet should be sent to the Foundation's office before the last date.

Foundation will register your school and the students and dispatch question papers and guidelines for conducting the examination. Principals / teachers may please note that any school can be registered as a centre for NSO. No fee is required from the institution to become a registered examination Centre.

Minimum of 10 students need to be registered from each school for feasibility reasons. Students should be registered through the schools only. Individual registration by the student is not accepted.

Fees : A nominal participation fee is charged from each student. Part of it is retained by the school for its expenses as exam centre. Details about the fee / mode of payment etc. are given in the School Registration Forms sent to schools.

The National Science Olympiad invites students from classes 1st to 12th to participate and excel at International level. The competition is in two levels.

Level 1: The first level of the test is organized in the respective schools of the participants during the school hours.

  • The level 1 competition is a written objective-type test of 60 minutes duration comprising 35/50 objective-type (Multiple Choice) questions for class 1st to 12th.
  • The question paper consists of Science and Mental Ability section.
  • There are separate question papers for each class.
  • The medium of the test is English.  CBSE, ICSE/ISC and State Board syllabus is followed for setting the test papers.
  • The exam is conducted during school hours.


Level 2 : The qualifiers to second round would include the following:

  • Top 5% of candidates classwise who appear for the 1st  level exam. Due weightage to marks scored in different sections will be given. Each section is accorded separate weightage.
  • Statewise top 10 rank holders classwise.
  • Class topper where at least 10 students from a class   appear in the exam & scores 75% qualifying marks.


Clarifications : Any clarification regarding rules, format/pattern of the paper, etc., may be sought from the National Coordinator through e-mail/fax/phone-call at


Telefax: 0124-4951200, 09312680857

Address : 3rd floor, Plot No 99, Sector 44

Gurgaon - 122003


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SCIENCE OLYMPIAD FOUNDATION Email : Telefax : 0124-4951200 Mobile: 09312680857 Admin Office : IIIrd Floor Plot 99, Sec - 44, Gurgaon - 122003 (Haryana) Regd Office : B-8, Taj Apartment, Ring Road, Adjacent Safdurjung Hospital, New Delhi - 110029

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