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Epoch NAO 2018 National Aptitude Olympiad :

Organisation : Epoch Olympiad Foundation
Olympiad Name : NAO National Aptitude Olympiad 2018
Applicable For : Students studying in classes I to XII
Date of Exam : 30/10/2018
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Epoch National Aptitude Olympiad

Epoch Olympiad Foundation is conducting the NAO National Aptitude Olympiad for students studying in classes I to XII.

Related : Epoch NMO 2018 National Mathematics Olympiad :

Objective :
The NAO (National Aptitude Olympiad) is a means of exploring reasoning ability and IQ level of a child.

Now a days in almost all the competitive examinations – be it IAS, MBA, BANK or others, reasoning is a routine, So it has become all the more pertinent to cultivate logical and analytical skills to come out of these tests in flying colours. This is the main objective of our NAO.

Key Facts :
The First International Competition was organized by Romania in 1959 and it gave birth to the present day Olympiad Examinations.


Students (CBSE/ICSE/All State Board) studying in classes I to XII can appear in NAO.

Structure of the exam

** There will be two levels for this exam. Centre for level-1 will be student’s own school where as level-2 exam will be decided by our organization.
** There will be a separate question paper for each class. All questions will objective-type with single correct choice and no negative marking for wrong answers.

Class Section No. of Questions Marks per Questions Total Marks
1 to 4 Logical Reasoning (S-1) 10 4 40
Mathematical Reasoning (S-2) 5 2 10
Figure Based Questions(S-3) 10 2 20
HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills) (S-4) 5 6 30
Grand Total 30 100
5 To 12 Logical Reasoning (S-1) 10 2 20
Mathematical Reasoning(S-2) 10 1 10
Figure Based Questions(S-3) 10 2 20
Miscellaneous(S-5) 15 2 30
HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills) (S-4) 5 4 20
Grand Total 50 100


CBSE/ICSE & State Board syllabus will be followed for setting the question paper. A syllabus for each class is being to sent by our co-ordinator. The school’s Incaharge teacher is requested to give a photocopy of the syllabus to interested students.

Registration Procedure

Information cum Application Forms will be made to available to interested school. Students who wish to enroll should fill in the application form. The duly filled in application form should be submitted to school/ exam Incharge with exam fee.


A nominal participation fee will be charged from each interested student. For details see the application form.


The merit list of the successful students from each class for level- 1 will be declared after 8 weeks from the receipt of answer sheets. It will be sent to the respective schools, registered mobile number & will also be displayed on our website.

Tie of Marks :
** In case of preparation of merit list, if two students studying in same class get same marks, then higher weightage will be given to S-4, S-1, S-3 sections respectively
** In case of tie in above case, interview may conducted to determine ranks. In the first level more than one student can get same ranking.


1st level Scholarship Details:
All Prizes are on Your All India Rank (A. I. R.)

For classes I to XII:
** 1st Rank – Scholarship of Rs. 10,000 (in each class) + Gold Medal + Certificate
** 2nd Rank – Scholarship of Rs. 5,000 (in each class) + Silver Medal + Certificate
** 3rd Rank – Scholarship of Rs. 2,500 (in each class) + Bronze Medal + Certificate
** Rank 4 to 10 – Scholarship of Rs. 1,000 (in each class) + Certificate
** Rank 11 to 50 – Scholarship of Rs. 5,00 (in each class) + Certificate
** Rank 51 to 100 – Dictionary (in each class) + Certificate
** Rank 101 to 200 – Mementoes (in each class) + Certificate
** Rank 201 onwards – Certificate of Appreciation
** # Medals are plated Gold/Silver/Bronze as applicable

Note – Top 400 Rank Holders will Qualify for the 2nd Level from each class.

2nd level Scholarship Details:
For classes I to XII:
** 1st Rank – Scholarship of Rs. 50,000 (in each class) + TABLET + Gold Medal
** 2nd Rank – Scholarship of Rs. 25,000 (in each class) + TABLET + Silver Medal
** 3rd Rank – Scholarship of Rs. 10,000 (in each class) + TABLET + Bronze Medal
** Rank 4 to 10 – TABLET (in each class) + Certificate of Merit
** Rank 11 to 20 – Scholarship of Rs. 1000 (in each class) + Certificate of Merit
** Rank 21 to 50 – Scholarship of Rs. 500 (in each class) + Certificate of Merit
** Rank 51 to 100 – Encyclopedia (in each class) + Certificate of Merit
** Rank 101 to 150 – Gold Plated Shield (in each class) + Certificate of Merit
** Rank 151 onwards – Certificate of Merit

1st Time:
Class Topper Medal to the First Three Class Topper (with minimum 15 participants in each class) in both the levels.


Epoch Olympiad Foundation
Singhpur Tiraha, Bithoor Road Kalyanpur,
Kanpur (U.P.) – 208017

Helpline Number : 9807714979

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