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NSO Exam Syllabus

REVISED PATTERN OF QUESTIONS AND MARKING SCHEME FOR OLYMPIAD EXAMS UPLOADED.                                             REGISTRATIONS FOR CURRENT YEAR’S OLYMPIAD EXAMS ARE NOW OPEN. REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH SCHOOLS. OLYMPIAD EXAMS START FROM Sept ‘14 

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NSO EXAM SYLLABUS

Class-1

The actual test paper has 35 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 10 questions in section I, 20 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus

Section – I (Logical Reasoning): Spatial Understanding, Grouping,  Measuring Units, Analogy, Geometrical Shapes, Patterns, Odd One Out, Ranking Test.

Section – II (Science) : Plants, Animals, Human Beings and Their Needs, Good Habits and Safety Rules, Air and Water, Weather and the Sky.

Section – III (Achievers Section) : Syllabus as per Section – II.

Class-2

The actual test paper has 35 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 10 questions in section I, 20 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus

Section – I (Logical Reasoning): Patterns, Measuring Units, Odd One Out, Series Completion,  Geometrical Shapes, Analogy, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures, Coding-Decoding, Embedded Figures.

Section – II (Science) : Plants, Animals, Human Body, Family, Food, Housing and Clothing, Occasions and Festivals, Occupation, Good Habits and Safety Rules, Transport and Communication, Earth and Universe.

Section – III (Achievers Section) : Syllabus as per Section – II.

Class-3

The actual test paper has 35 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 10 questions in section I, 20 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus

Section – I (Logical Reasoning) : Patterns, Analogy and Classification, Coding-Decoding, Mirror Images, Embedded Figures, Alphabet Test, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures, Figure Matrix, Geometrical Shapes, Days and Dates & Possible Combinations.

Section – II (Science) : Plants and Animals, Human Body, Water, Food, House and Occupation, Transport and Communication, Matter and Materials, Earth and Universe, Birds, Light, Sound and Force.

Section – III (Achievers Section) : Syllabus as per Section – II.

Class-4

The actual test paper has 35 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 10 questions in section I, 20 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus

Section – I (Logical Reasoning) : Patterns, Alphabet Test, Coding-Decoding, Mirror Images, Embedded Figures, Geometrical Shapes and Solids, Ranking Test, Direction Sense Test, Days and Dates & Possible Combinations, Analogy and Classification.

Section – II (Science): Plants, Animals, Human Body, Water, Matter and Force, Transport, General Activities, Earth and Universe.

Section – III (Achievers Section): Syllabus as per Section – II.

Class-5

The actual test paper has 50 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 15 questions in section I, 30 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus

Section – I (Logical Reasoning) : Patterns, Analogy and Classification, Coding-Decoding, Geometrical Shapes, Mirror Images, Water Images, Embedded Figures, Direction Sense Test, Ranking Test, Alphabet Test and Logical Sequence of Words, Puzzle Test

Section – II (Science) : Animals, Plants and Food, Human Body and Health, Water, Matter, Natural Resources and Calamities, Earth and Universe, General Science.

Section – III (Achievers Section): Syllabus as per Section – II.

Class-6

The actual test paper has 50 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 15 questions in section I, 30 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus

Section – I (Logical Reasoning) : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Section – II (Science) : Motion and Measurement of Distances, Light, Shadows and Reflections, Electricity & Circuits, Fun with Magnets, Air & Water, Sorting and Separation of Materials, Changes Around Us, Living Organisms & Their Surroundings,  Food, Health & Hygiene, Fibres to Fabrics.

Section – III (Achievers Section ) : Syllabus as per Section II.

Class-7

The actual test paper has 50 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 15 questions in section I, 30 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus

Section – I (Logical Reasoning) : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

Section – II (Science) : Heat, Motion and Time, Electric Current and its Effect, Winds, Storms and Cyclones, Light, Acids, Bases and Salts, Physical and Chemical Changes, Weather, Climate and Adaptations of Animals, Fibres to Fabrics, Nutrition in Plants and Animals, Respiration in Organisms, Transportation in Plants and Animals, Reproduction in Plants, Natural Resources and Their Conservation.

Section – III (Achievers Section ) : Syllabus as per Section II.

Class-8

The actual test paper has 50 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 15 questions in section I, 30 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus

Section – I (Logical Reasoning) : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Section – II (Science) : Crop Production and Management, Microorganisms, Synthetic Fibres and Plastics,  Metals and Non-metals, Coal and Petroleum, Combustion and Flame, Conservation of Plants and Animals, Cell, Reproduction in Animals, Force and Pressure, Friction, Sound, Chemical Effects of Electric Current, Some Natural Phenomena, Light, Stars and Solar System, Pollution of Air and Water.

Section – III (Achievers Section ) : Syllabus as per Section II.

Class-9

The actual test paper has 50 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 15 questions in section I, 30 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus

Section – I (Logical Reasoning) : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Section – II (Science) : Motion, Force and Laws of Motion, Gravitation, Work and Energy, Sound, Matter in Our Surroundings, Is Matter Around Us Pure,  Atoms and Molecules, Structure of Atom, Cell - The Fundamental Unit of Life, Tissues, Diversity in Living Organisms, Why Do We Fall Ill, Natural Resources, Improvement in Food Resources.

Section – III (Achievers Section ) : Syllabus as per Section II.

Class-10

The actual test paper has 50 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 15 questions in section I, 30 in section II and 5 in section III.

Syllabus

Section – I (Logical Reasoning) : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Section – II (Science) : Chemical Reactions and Equations, Acids, Bases and Salts, Metals and Non-metals, Carbon and its Compounds, Periodic Classification of Elements, Life Processes, Reproduction in Organisms, Heredity and Evolution, Light-Reflection and Refraction, Human Eye and Colourful World, Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Electric Current, Sources of Energy, Our Environment and its Management.

Section – III (Achievers Section ) : Syllabus as per Section II.

 

Class-11

The actual test paper has 50 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 25 questions in section I (Physics and Chemistry), 5 in section II (Achievers Section) and 20 questions in section III (Mathematics or Biology)   

Syllabus

Section – I (Physics & Chemistry) : Physics: Units & Measurements, Mechanics, Properties of Matter, Heat & Thermodynamics, Oscillations, Waves.

Chemistry:Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, The s-Block Elements, The p-Block Elements (Groups 13 and 14), Organic Chemistry - Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry.

Section – II (Achievers Section) : Syllabus as per Section – I.

Section – III (Mathematics) : Sets, Relations and Functions, Principle of Mathematical Induction, Logarithms, Complex Numbers & Quadratic Equations, Linear Inequations, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry, Straight Lines, Conic Sections, Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Statistics, Mathematical Reasoning, Limits and Derivatives, Probability, Introduction to 3-D Geometry, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

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Section – III (Biology) : Diversity in the Living World, Structural Organisation in Plants and Animals, Cell : Structure and Functions, Plant Physiology, Human Physiology.

Class-12

The actual test paper has 50 questions. Time allowed : 60 minutes. There are 3 sections: 25 questions in section I (Physics and Chemistry), 5 in section II (Achievers Section) and 20 questions in section III (Mathematics or Biology)   

Syllabus

Section – I (Physics & Chemistry) : Physics: Electricity and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction, AC, E.M. Waves, Optics, Modern Physics, Solids & Semiconductor Devices, Communication Systems.

Chemistry: Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General

Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements (Group 15 to 18), d- & f-

Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and

Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Amines, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life.

Section – II (Achievers Section) : Syllabus as per Section – I.

Section – III (Mathematics) : Relations and Functions, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Matrices and Determinants, Continuity and Differentiability, Application of Derivatives, Integrals, Application of Integrals, Differential Equations, Vector Algebra, Three Dimensional Geometry, Probability, Linear Programming, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

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Section – III (Biology) : Reproduction, Genetics and Evolution, Biology in Human Welfare, Biotechnology, Ecology.