NSO 2023 Application form, Exam Date, Pattern, Eligibility, Result, Admit Card, etc.

National Science Olympiad is an examination organized by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) to nurture scientific, mathematical, computer, and English skills among Indian students. This examination is primarily for school students and offers a comprehensive insight into the performance of the candidates using the Student Performance Report. In this article, we will discuss NSO 2023 application form, exam date, pattern, eligibility, result, admit card, etc.

NSO Important Dates 2023

EventsExam Dates
Application form availableAugust 2023
The deadline to submit the application formAugust 2023
Admit CardSeptember 2023
NSO 2023 Exam Date2nd week of November 2023
Result Date announcedDecember 2023

NSO Application Form 2023

The registration of the candidates will be done primarily from your respective schools. You can collect your registration form from your school and fill the form with the relevant details. After filling out the form, you can submit the form to your class teacher along with the application fee. Further instruction of examination date, etc. will be communicated by the School itself.

NSO Application Fee 2023

The following are the application fee for the NSO examination-

Category of StudentsApplication Fee
Schools in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan & NepalRs.125/-
A student with Physical DisabilityNo Fee
Students whose parent was martyred during defense operationsNo Fee
Foreign CandidatesUSD $1-9

NSO Examination Pattern

The following are the examination pattern for NSO examination-

1st to 4thLogical Reasoning515
Achievers Section5210
Grand Total3540
5th to 10thLogical Reasoning10110
Achievers Section5315
Grand Total5060
11th to 12thPhysics & Chemistry25125
Achievers Section5315
Grand Total5060

NSO Syllabus

For Class 1 to Class 10

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Science

For Class 11 and Class 12

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics/Biology

NSO Reward 2023

The candidates who perform well in the NSO Olympiad test will be provided with rewards, which is as follows-


1stRs.50,000/- Each + International Gold Medal*+ Certificate of Outstanding Performance12
2ndRs.25,000/- Each + International Silver Medal*+ Certificate of Outstanding Performance12
3rdRs.10,000/- Each + International Bronze Medal*+ Certificate of Outstanding Performance12

AT ZONAL LEVEL (For Level Two Performance)

1stGifts worth Rs 1000/- Each + Zonal Gold Medal*+ Certificate of Zonal Excellence312
2ndGifts worth Rs 1000/- Each + Zonal Silver Medal*+ Certificate of Zonal Excellence312
3rdGifts worth Rs 1000/- Each + Zonal Bronze Medal*+ Certificate of Zonal Excellence312
4th to 10thGifts worth Rs 500/- Each + *Medal of Distinction + *Certificate of Distinction2184
11th to 25th     *Medal of Distinction + *Certificate of Distinction4680
Rank 26+Merit CertificateAll

AT ZONAL LEVEL (For Level One Performance)

1 to 25Medal of Distinction + Certificate of Distinction7800
Rank 26+   Participation CertificateAll

National School Olympiad Examination Process

The NSO examination is divided into two levels- the first one is the qualifying level and the second one is the level wherein the candidates with the best performance will compete nationwide and the ranking will be based All over India.

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