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 Syllabus

Class SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks/question Total Marks
6 Logical Reasoning 10110
Achievers Section5315
Grand Total 5060

NSO Syllabus



Total Questions : 50     Time : 1 hr.


Section – 1: Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Section – 2: Motion and Measurement of Distances, Light, Shadows and Reflections, Electricity and Circuits, Fun with Magnets, Our Environment, Sorting and Separation of Materials, Changes Around Us, Living Organisms and Their Surroundings,  Food and its Components, Fibre to Fabric.

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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