National Science Olympiad 2017- Cut off Marks, Answer Key, Result

NSO 2017- Cut off Marks, Answer Key, Result : sofworld.orgThe National Science Olympiad (NSO) is a national level examination organized by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). The 19th NSO was held on 15th November and 24th November, 2016. The 19th NSO Result has been declared recently. The result for National Science Olympiad (NSO) is declared by SOF itself. The answer keys for 19th NSO is usually published by SOF and also by some private coaching institutes. The NSO Answer Key has been released and is available online. In this post, we will provide you level-wise NSO cut off marks, answer key and result.

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NSO 2018 Application Form

National Science Olympiad Syllabus

NSO 2018 Important Dates


19th NSO 2017 Cut Off Marks

The cut off marks for 19th NSO are usually declared by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). NSO 2017 Cut off Marks are the minimum marks required to qualify Level 1 examination and be eligible for NSO Level 2 Exam. The cut off marks of an Olympiad exam depends on the following factors:

  • The number of students appearing for the exam.
  • Difficulty level of the exam.
  • Regions where the exam is conducted.

The 19th NSO cut off marks has been declared by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). The cut off marks for NSO 2016-17 is given in the table below.

NSO Level 1

19th ISO (2016-17) Cut Off Marks
Class M3
(Achievers Section)
M2 (Science) M1
(Logical Reasoning)
Cut Off Marks
III 10 17 2 29
IV 4 18 5 27
V 12 23 5 40
VI 12 20 8 40
VII 9 19 6 34
VIII 6 22 9 37
IX 3 23 9 35
X 15 15 6 36
XI 12 3 5 10 30
XII 9 2 6 14 31

NOTE: The NSO 2016-17 also has section-wise priorities for declaring cut off marks. The priority order is given in the table below:

Class I-X Class XI and XII
Weightage Section Weightage Section
1 Achiever’s Section 1 Achiever’s Section
2 Science 2 Physics
3 Logical Reasoning 3 Chemistry
4 Mathematics/Biology

NSO 2016-17 Answer Key

The answer key for 19th National Science Olympiad (NSO) is released along with the results by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). The answer key will give you a look at your performance in NSO 2016-17. Please remember, do not entirely depend on the answer key released as the original result may differ. NSO 2016-17 answer key has been recently released by SOF on its website. We have attached the set-wise NSO answer key in the table below:

19th NSO Answer Key
Class Links
Set A Set B
I Click Here Click Here
II Click Here Click Here
III Click Here Click Here
IV Click Here Click Here
V Click Here Click Here
VI Click Here Click Here
VII Click Here Click Here
VIII Click Here Click Here
IX Click Here Click Here
X Click Here Click Here
XI Click Here Click Here
XII Click Here Click Here

NSO 2017 Result

The result of National Science Olympiad (NSO) is declared by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). The NSO 2016-17 result has been declared by SOF. You can check your result by following these simple steps.

  • Just visit a link at
  • Select your Olympiad as 19th NSO and enter your roll number in the format given
  • Click the “View Results” button and result for your roll number will be displayed on the screen

Note: The Cut off Marks, Answer Key and Result for NSO 2017 Level 2 and 3 are not available yet, so we will update you with details as soon as possible.


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