Guidelines Pattern and Marking Scheme for 2nd Level SOF Olympiads (IEO/NSO/IMO) for Year 2020 with Detailed Topic-Wise Weightage

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The second level Olympiads are be conducted in month of February at the following timings 2020

Table of Exam Timings
Title: Table of Exam Timings

Exam

Timings

SOF International English Olympiad

9.00 am to 10.00 am

SOF National Science Olympiad

11.30 am to 12.30 pm

SOF International Mathematics Olympiad

2.00 pm to 3.00 pm

Students Qualifying For The 2nd Level Olympiad Exams May Note Following Guidelines Carefully:

Qualifiers

List of 2nd level qualifiers is shared along with the declaration of respective Olympiad results.

Venue

Second level Olympiads will be held at over 500 centres across the globe. Centres allocated to qualifying students will be shared by end January 2019 through their respective schools.

Admit Cards

Admit cards, in duplicate, are made available to students as under:

  • These are couriered to respective schools and

  • These are uploaded to site www.sofworld.org by the 1st week of Feb’19 and

  • These are e-mailed to respective schools and

  • Students may also use the admit cards issued to them for 1st level exams. They may write to SOF at info@sofworld.org OR result@sofworld.org in February 2019 for the address of exam centre.

  • Students may collect their admit cards (in duplicate) by either of the above modes, paste their color passport size photographs on both copies and get them attested (signed and stamped) by school authorities.

  • The admit cards carry details of venue address and time of the exam. Students must carry both copies of admit cards to the test centre, where one copy will be retained by the center. Separate set of admit cards must be carried for each 2nd level Olympiad for which students have qualified.

  • Students may not be allowed to appear in the Olympiad in the absence of attested admit cards with the photograph.

  • Roll numbers of students will be the same as allotted for the first level exams.

  • Students must report at the allocated exam center at least 30 minutes before the commencement of exam.

  • Students will be allowed entry in the exam hall 15 minutes before the commencement of exam to enable them settle down and fill in their particulars in the OMR sheet.

  • Students will not be allowed entry in the exam hall 10 minutes after commencement of exam. No extra time will be provided to such candidates to complete the exam.

  • Students may leave the exam hall only after completion of exam time. Students will not be allowed to leave the exam hall while the exam is in progress, without the permission of the invigilator.

  • Students will be given 60 minutes to complete the exam.

Parents/Guardians Will Not Be Allowed Entry in the Exam Centres

General

  • 2nd level Olympiads will be held for all students (from classes three to twelve) who qualify for the 2nd level.

  • The exams will be pen and paper exams with multiple choice questions. There will be no negative marking.

  • A student qualifying for the 2nd level does not need to re-register for the 2nd level. Admit cards will be sent/shared as per admit card details shared above.

  • Students may use the question paper for doing rough work.

  • No student is permitted to carry any textual material - printed or written, bits of paper, calculator, mobile phone, any electronic device etc. in the exam hall. There will be no provision at the exam center for safekeeping of these material and students may make their own arrangements for safekeeping of their personal belongings.

  • Admit cards and pen/pencil only will be permitted in the exam hall.

  • Any candidate found using unfair means may be expelled from the examination center. In case use of unfair means is found after the exam is over, the result of the student(s) may not be declared and they will not be eligible for any award or certificate.

Syllabus/Pattern

Syllabus for the exams would be similar to 1st level exams. The pattern of questions/marking scheme would be as under

IEO Level-2

Table of SOF LEVEL-2 IEO
Title: Table of SOF LEVEL-2 IEO

Class

Topic/Section

No. of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Marks

3 & 4

Word and Structure Knowledge

30

1

30

Achievers Section

5

2

10

Grand Total

35

40

5 to 12

Word and Structure Knowledge

45

1

45

Reading

Achievers Section

5

3

15

Grand Total

50

60

NSO Level-2

Table of SOF LEVEL-2 NSO
Title: Table of SOF LEVEL-2 NSO

Class

Section

No. of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Marks

3 & 4

Science

30

1

30

Achievers Section

5

2

10

Grand Total

35

40

5 to 10

Science

45

1

45

Achievers Section

5

3

15

Grand Total

50

60

11 & 12

Physics and Chemistry

25

1

25

Achievers Section

5

3

15

Mathematics/Biology

20

1

20

Grand Total

50

60

IMO Level-2

Table of SOF LEVEL-2 IMO
Title: Table of SOF LEVEL-2 IMO

Class

Section

No. of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Marks

3 & 4

Mathematics

30

1

30

Acheivers Section

5

2

10

Grand Total

35

40

5 to 12

Mathematics

45

1

45

Acheivers Section

5

3

15

Grand Total

50

60

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