Monday, January 8, 2018

Get Ready for the 5th National Astronomy Olympiad on February 17, 2018!

Following the great success of our previous versions of the olympiad in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017; the application for the 5th National Astronomy Olympiad was opened on December 10, 2017! This year, we will have exam centers at Biratagar, Chitwan, Kathmandu, Pokhara, Butwal and Dhangadi. We are adding one major cities each year so that students have better access to this program in Nepal.

***NAO2018 Application Form and Handbook from our website: ***

How to apply at NAO2018?
  • Download Application Form and Handbook from
  • Go through the handbook to know details of the program, model questions, syllabus, schedule, etc and most importantly contact details of our focal point in your region.
  • Prepare your application (DO NOT LEAVE THE MOTIVATION SECTION EMPTY) carefully.
  • Visit one of the branches of Megha Bank Ltd. nearby you to deposit the application fee.
  • Submit your complete application documents (application form, application fee payment bank deposit slip, copies of SEE marksheet and charecter certificate)

 Currently Nepal has three National Science Olympiads: Physics, Astronomy & Mathematics that go to International Olympiads. You can get registration details about Physics and Mathematics Olympiads on their respective websites.

National Astronomy Olympiad started in 2014 and growing slowly providing a better opportunity to the participants to learn from each others during its closed camp sessions.

In December, orientation programs on astronomy olympiad program were held in Chitwan and Pokhara providing interested students to know more about the program in person.

Photo 1: Orientation program held on December 30, 2017 at Panaroma Institute, Hakimchowk, Baratpur, Chitwan

Photo 2: Orientation program held on December 31, 2017 at Quantum Leap, Mahendrapool, Pokhara, Kaski.

Students can visit any of the application centers listed in NAO2018 Handbook to get more information about the program.

***NAO2018 Application Form and Handbook from our website: ***

As a student need to deposit the application fee at Bank and include slip in the application, we strongly encourage interested students to complete their application before the deadline! 

Photo 3: NAO2018 T-shirt to each registered participants from Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO).
How to collect the T-shirt?
  • Submit your application and tell our collection center your size: L or XL. You can receive your T-shirt on the same day or within a week depending on the collector center and availability of your data to our office in Kathmandu.