NCO Exam, National Cyber Olympiad Syllabus 2022-2023

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Here is the information about National Cyber Olympiad Syllabus. You can give a read to this blog and get all the information about the same.

NCO Syllabus 2022-2023: The Syllabus for National Cyber Olympiad is set by the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). Candidates studying from Classes 1 to 12 can participate in NCO Exam. You should get well-versed with the syllabus and exam pattern so that preparation becomes easy for you. The syllabus differs from all classes, particularly based on the difficulty of the questions. NCO Syllabus is basically divided into three sections, including Computer learning, Logical reasoning, Information Technology, and Achievers section. Candidates can check out the complete syllabus on the official website of the Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). However, you will also get appropriate and relevant information regarding the NCO syllabus in this blog too. To learn more about the syllabus for the National Cyber Olympiad (NCO), read the complete blog.

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Candidates can find each topic of the syllabus in this article. They should go through the syllabus carefully. It will help students score well in the exam. 

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NCO Syllabus 2022-2023
NCO Exam Pattern
 

NCO Syllabus 2022-2023

The syllabus can be checked from the following: 
 
NCO Syllabus
Classes Section 1
(Logical Reasoning)
Section 2
(Computers & IT)
Section 3
(Achievers Section)
1 Patterns, Completion of Figure Pattern, Measuring Units (Length, Weight, Time and Money), Geometrical Shapes, Odd One Out, Spatial Understanding, Grouping of Figures, Analogy, Ranking Test. Introduction to Computers, Parts of Computer, Uses of Computer, Keys and Keyboard, Computer Mouse, Starting and Shutting Down the Computer, Introduction to MS-Paint, Latest Developments in the Field of IT. Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2
2 Patterns, Measuring Units, Odd One Out, Series Completion, Geometrical Shapes, Analogy, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures, Coding-Decoding, Embedded Figures. Computer-a Smart Machine, General Information about Computers, Parts of Computer, Uses of Computer, Learning to use Keyboard and Mouse, MS-Paint, Latest Developments in the field of IT. Higher Order Thinking Questions
3 Patterns, Analogy and Classification, Coding-Decoding, Mirror Images, Embedded Figures, Alphabet Test, Ranking Test, Grouping of Figures, Figure Matrix, Geometrical Shapes, Days and Dates & Possible Combinations. Fundamentals of Computer, General Information about Computers, Storage Devices, Parts of Computer, Input and Output Devices, Introduction to Internet, MS-Paint, Introduction to MS-Word (Opening, Closing, Saving and Printing a Word document, Components of MS-Word window, Editing commands, Latest Developments in the field of IT. Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2.
4 Patterns, Alphabet Test, Coding-Decoding, Mirror Images, Embedded Figures, Geometrical Shapes and Solids, Ranking Test, Direction Sense Test, Days and Dates & Possible Combinations, Analogy and Classification. About Computers Hardware, Software, MS-Word, Using Windows 7, Introduction to Internet and Its Uses, Computer Networks, MS-Paint, Latest Developments in the field of IT. Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2.



Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS-Office 2010.
5 Patterns, Analogy and Classification, Coding-Decoding, Geometrical Shapes, Mirror Images, Water Images, Embedded Figures, Direction Sense Test, Ranking Test, Alphabet Test and Logical Sequence of Words, Puzzle Test. Input and Output Devices, Hardware, Software, Storage Devices, Memory –Primary & Secondary Memory, MS-Paint, Introduction to Multimedia, MS-Word, Introduction to MS-PowerPoint, Internet, Computer Networks, Using Windows 7, Latest Developments in the field of IT. Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2.



Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS-Office 2010.
6 Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. History and Generation of Computers, Types of Computers, MS-Windows 7, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, Internet & E-mail, Hardware, Software, Input & Output Devices, Memory & Storage Devices, Latest Developments in the field of IT. Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2
7 Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Fundamentals of Computer, Evolution of Computers, Memory & Storage Devices, Using Windows 7, MS-Word, MS-Excel, Programming in QBasic, Internet & Viruses, Networking, Latest Developments in the field of IT. Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2.



Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS-Office 2010.
8 Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Fundamentals of Computers, Internet & Viruses, HTML-[Html, Head, Title, Body, MS-Access, Networking, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, MS-Excel, Memory & Storage Devices, Basics of Cyber Crimes, Cyber Laws, Operating Systems, Latest Developments in the field of IT. Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2.



Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS-Office 2010.
9 Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning Algorithms and Flowcharts in Programming, Visual Basic, Animations, HTML, MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, Hardware, Software, Input & Output Devices, Memory &Storage Devices, Flash CS6, Communication Technology, Using Windows 7, Introduction to Scratch, Introduction to Python (2.7.0), Latest Developments in the field of IT. Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2.



Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS-Office 2010.
10 Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Fundamentals of Computer, Operating System, MS-Word, Networking, MS-PowerPoint, MS-Excel, HTML, Internet, Database Management System(Functions, Types, MS-Access), Using Windows 7, Scratch, Python (2.7.0), Latest Developments in the field of IT. Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section – 2.



Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS-Office 2010.
 
11 Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning History, Generation and Types of Computers, Working with OS, Input, Output and Memory Devices, Data Representation, Basics of IT, Internet Services and Protocols, HTML, MS-Word, MS-Excel, Networking, Viruses and Antiviruses, Introduction to C++ till Data Structures Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is the same as that of section 2.
12 Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning Programming in C++, Database Concepts, SQL, Boolean Algebra, MS-Word, MS- Excel, HTML, Networking and Topologies, Network Security Concepts, Cyber Ethics, Viruses and Antiviruses, Open Source Terminologies Higher Order Thinking Questions. The syllabus of Section 3 is the same as that of section 2.


Also read:
International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)
National Science Olympiad (NSO)
Internationa English Olympiad (IEO)
International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO)
 

NCO Exam Pattern

The pattern of exams is given below for classes 1 to 10. The time allotted for the test is one hour for each class. The candidates can go through the question papers and the marking pattern.
 
NCO Exam Pattern
Class Sections No. of Questions Marks per questions Total Marks
1-4 Logical Reasoning 5 1 5
  Computers & IT 25 1 25
  Achievers Section 5 2 10
Grand Total   35   40
5-12 Logical Reasoning 10 1 10
  Computers & IT 35 1 35
  Achievers Section 5 3 15
Grand Total   50   60

What is the registration fee for the NCO?

The registration fee  for National Cyber Olympiad (NCO) is Rs. 125. 

What is NCO?

National Cyber Olympiad (NCO) aims to improve the cyber security in India. All the data, networks and all other useful information should be preserved from unauthorized access, destruction, or tampering by cybersecurity.

Who can participate in the NCO?

Students from Classes 1 to 10 can participate in the NCO exam. 

What are the major subjects in NCO Exam?

Computer skills and information technology are the major subjects for NCO Exam. 

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