The National Cyber Olympiad is a national level exam conducted by the Science Olympiad Foundation. The students from grade 1 to 10 can appear in this exam. The main motive of this exam is to test the knowledge of IT and computers and nurture the little scientists in the students. This test analyses their analytical and logical thinking, computer and IT skills and their mental ability.
The students can apply for this exam through their respective schools if their school is registered with SOF. In case their school is not registered, they can ask their school to register by sending a mail.
Exam Dates - NCO
Last year, i.e, 2021 the exam was cancelled because of the pandemic - the massive spread of covid-19. This year, the exam is scheduled at two dates - 1st & 2nd January 2022 and 29th & 30th January 2022. But the exam will only happen if it is safe to take the exam. Depending on the situation, the exam may be postponed or cancelled.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q1. When Will the Results of the National Cyber Olympiad be Declared?
Ans: The results of the National Cyber Olympiad conducted by the Science Olympiad Foundation will be declared within the 8 weeks of the exam. As the last exam date is 18th January 2022, the students can expect the results on or before 15th March 2022.
Q2. How do I Check My NCO Results?
Ans: Steps to check Science Olympiad Foundation’s National Cyber Olympiad result are as follows:
Step 1 - Visit the official website of the Science Olympiad Foundation.
Step 2 - On the homepage of SOF, select the olympiad NCO.
Step 3 - Enter your Roll No.
Step 4 - Enter the captcha.
Step 5 - Your NCO result will be displayed on the screen.
Q3. How do I Prepare for NCO?
Ans: To prepare for the National Cyber Olympiad, follow your textbook from CBSE, ICSE or state boards. Questions asked in the exam will be general questions. There will be three sections of the paper. Section I of the exam is called Reasoning and the questions will be asked on general verbal and non-verbal reasoning. Section II is called Computer & IT and the section includes questions from the fields of computer science and the latest developments in the field of IT. Section III of the question paper is called Achievers and the questions will be general knowledge questions that will include high order thinking skills.