SOF Olympiad 2020
Q1. What are the Essential Books for the SOF Exam?
Ans. The syllabus for SOF exam suggests that they follow the curriculum of ICSE, CBSE and various state boards. Therefore, students who aspire to participate in this exam can read their textbooks as their primary material for exam preparations. Along with it, they can refer to other specialised SOF Olympiad books to learn reasoning and other topics. Also, candidates can follow the previous year questions and online test packages to improve their preparation. Along with these, there are various foundation course materials available for the classes of 6,7,8,9 and 10 that can also assist aspirants.
Q2. Which SOF Exams have two Levels?
Ans. As you already know, there are three SOF exams, but not all of them have two levels. Only NSO, IMO and IEO have two levels. The qualification criteria are stringent in this exam. At the school level, students who score a minimum of 50% marks in level one (provided at least 10 students appeared for the test) will be eligible for the second level. At the zonal level, the top 25 rank holder from level one will proceed to level 2. Lastly, at an international level, the top 5% of the students who have appeared in the first level will then move to the second level.