NCO or National Cyber Olympiad is the most competitive exam that finds children's expertise in cyber or technology. Along with this, a student can identify their hidden IT talent by participating in the National Cyber Olympiad. This Olympiad helps the students to uplift their confidence and secure various scholarships at different levels. This Olympiad primarily focuses on encouraging science students. Its Olympiad exam is organized at two levels. This exam helps the student improve their logical reasoning, Computer knowledge, and mental ability.
All the students who participate in this Olympiad exam are encouraged by giving them certificates, and the scoring students get cash rewards, gifts, medals, and certifications.
Science Olympiad Foundation conducts the Olympiad exam in different subjects like Science, Mathematics, Computer and General Knowledge. This foundation is generally a Not-for-profit organization. It is one of the most appreciated organizations and provides a high education level through their sample paper. The SOF cycle helps the students to enhance their skills, talents in various fields.
The Olympiad led by the Science Olympiad Foundation allows the students to improve their performance. All the SOF activities help the students test their insight at a specific level, and through SOF, students draw out the change in their way to deal with subjects to make them more interactive and practical.
REGISTRATION FEE: A charge of Rs 125* (including GST) towards cost of examination is payable by each participating student for Schools in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal, except a student suﬀering from any major physical disability or an Indian student whose parent was martyred during defence operations. Further the school may collect an amount upto Rs 25** per student towards honorarium of incharge, remuneration to teachers to teach, guide using study material supplied by SOF and other miscellaneous expenses.
The school's coordinating teacher will generate the students' Roll Numbers as per the guidelines given. A copy of these roll numbers along with the Students' Registration Sheet (SRS) and School Registration Form (SRF) should be sent to the Foundation's office before the due date of submission of forms.
Foundation will register the applicant school and the students and dispatch question papers and guidelines for conducting the examination. Principals / teachers may please note that any school can be registered as a center for SOF NCO. No fee is required from the institution to become a registered examination centre. A minimum of 5 students need to be registered for SOF NCO from each school for feasibility reasons.
Students should register through their respective schools only. Individual registrations by students are not accepted.
The paper is an objective-type test of 60 minutes duration comprising 35 objective-type (Multiple Choice) questions for classes 1 to 4 and 50 objective-type (Multiple Choice) questions for classes 5 to class 12. The question paper consists of three sections:
Section-1: Logical Reasoning; Section-2: Computers and Information Technology; Section-3: Achievers Section
There are separate question papers for each class. The medium of the test is English. CBSE, ICSE/ISC and State Board syllabi are followed for setting the test papers. The exam is conducted during school hours.
The SOF NCO is conducted on two dates. Each school may select a date for conducting the SOF NCO as per its convenience. Each date of exam has a separate question paper. Change of date for conducting SOF NCO is not permitted.
Science Olympiad Foundation conducts the NCO Olympiad exam, and the result of the National Cyber Olympiad will be declared in March 2021. The result for this exam is released on the official site. Practice Olympiad provides you the link to keep track of your cyber Olympiad results, and you can get all the important details regarding SOF NCO results directly at this site.
You can also look at your NCO results 2022 by clicking on the link mentioned below. Simply, fill in the required details.
View your Results: http://results.sofworld.org/results
International, Zonal and Class topper awards will be provided to winners of SOF NCO. NCO is a single level exam and will be conducted for students from classes one to twelve.
Each winner will be entitled to one award for an exam. The winners will be entitled to the higher level award only. For eg, the international top 3 rank holders will be entitled to awards based on their International ranks. Awards accruing to them for their Zonal ranks will be given to the next rank holder. Similarly, class award accruing to a Zonal award winner will be given to the next rank holder.
NCO Olympiad Exam is conducted for the following classes.