NSO Class 8 (2020-21): Syllabus and Exam Dates

The National Science Olympiad (NSO) is an exam based on rigorous academic and scholastic aptitude competition. This exam covers various aspects of science including concepts of physics, chemistry and biology. Questions of level-1 olympiad exams will be 60% from the current class 8 syllabus and 40% from the previous class 7 syllabus. Questions in Achievers Section will be from current class 8 syllabus only. Questions of level-II Olympiad will be from current class 8 syllabus only.

Exam date: SET-A    19 TH  & 20   TH  DEC, SET-B 9  TH   & 10 TH    JAN &    SET-C 30 TH   & 31 ST   JAN  

Total Questions: 50          Time: 1 hr.       Total Marks: 60

Section - 1 : Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Section - 2 : 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 and Endocrine System, Force and Pressure, Friction, Sound, Chemical Effects of Electric Current, Some Natural Phenomena, Light, Stars and the Solar System, Pollution of Air and Water.

Section - 3 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section - 2.