22nd NSO exam will be held on 11 Nov 2019 and 21 Nov 2019 at participating schools for the academic year 2019-20. 22nd NSO Syllabus is given below.

Examination Pattern and Scheme

Class SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks/question Total Marks
2Logical Reasoning 515
Achievers Section5210
Grand Total 35 40

NSO Syllabus


Total Questions : 35     Time : 1 hr.


Section – 1: Patterns, Measuring Units, Odd One Out, Series Completion, Geometrical Shapes, Analogy, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures, Coding-Decoding, Embedded Figures.

Section – 2: Plants, Animals, Human Body, Food, Housing and Clothing, Family and Festivals, Occupations, Good Habits and Safety Rules, Transport and Communication, Air, Water and Rocks, Earth and Universe.

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

Note –

  • Questions of level-I Olympiad exams will be 60% from the current class syllabus and 40% from the previous class syllabus, e.g. Class-7 NSO exam will have 60% questions from class-7 syllabus and 40% questions from class 6 syllabus.
  • Questions of level-II Olympiad exams will be from current class syllabus only.
  • Questions in ACHIEVERS SECTION will be from current class syllabus only.

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