INAO 2020 Result
Q1. What are the Different Stages for the Astronomy Olympiad Programme?
Ans: The different stages of the Astronomy Olympiad Programmes are:
Stage 1: National Standard Examination in Astronomy.
Stage 2: Indian National Astronomy Olympiad.
Stage 3: Orientation cum Selection Camp.
Stage 4: Pre-Departure Training camp for IOAA.
Stage 5: International Olympiad in Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA).
Q2. How can the Students Enroll for the INAO Exam?
Ans: Students can enroll in the INAO exams in the following ways:
The students can enroll from their respective schools if it is a registered NSE center. The students can contact their school principal for the INAO enrollment purpose.
The students can enroll from nearby registered centers if their school is not a registered NSE center.
The students who enrolled from the state other than the state of their own school have to send the scanned copy of the NSE to admit card and school id through email to the HBCSE or else they will be disqualified.
Q3. What will be the Syllabus for the INAO Exam?
Ans: The syllabus for the INAO exam is quite similar to the NSEA exam. Candidates can go through the NSEA syllabus to prepare for the INAO exam. The NSEA syllabus is similar to the senior secondary level ( up to class XII CBSE). There will be more stress on Mathematics, Physics and Elementary Astronomy. This is only a rough guideline, and there is no detailed syllabus announced by the IAPT for the NSEA examination.
Questions asked in the INAO exam are a bit complex and standard in comparison to the International Olympiads exam.
Q4. What are the Eligibility Criteria Announced by the HBCSE for the INAO Exam?
Ans: The eligibility criteria given by the HBCSE for attempting the Indian National Astronomy Olympiad is discussed below:
The candidate must be eligible to hold a valid Indian passport.
The date of birth of the candidate should fall between July 1, 2002, and June 30, 2007 (both the days are inclusive).
The student must be residing or studying in an Indian School system since November 30, 2019.
The candidate must be residing or studying in an Indian school since November 30, 2019.
The candidate should not have attempted in the Olympiad exam 2020.
The candidate must not have initiated his/her studies in a university or similar institution by June 1, 2022.