We are pleased to open the application for the 6th National Astronomy Olympiad 2019! High school students of age between 14-20 years (as of June 30, 2019) are eligible to apply for the program. The first stage of the program will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 12:00 Hrs- 14:00 Hrs in all seven provinces of Nepal. Application deadline is Friday, January 18, 2019.
Application Form is now available for download. Interested students need to download the application form and submit it to one of our representative/ application centers near them. In order to complete your application, you must include:
- Duly filled Application Form (the motivation section carries 5 marks! So write carefully!)
- Copy of BLE (for students in class 9-10 or equivalent) or SEE (for class 11-12 or equivalent)
- Copy of character certificate
- Application fee (you need to deposit NRs 1, 000- in NASO account visiting one of the Mega Bank nearby you)
With the above documents, you can submit your application file and collect your NAO2019 one T-shirt for free! For the latest updates, visit www.nepalastronomicalsociety.org/olympiad.
National Astronomy Olympiad is generally held at three stages (First stage: entrance, second stage: Pre-closed camp and third stage: Closed camp) between January-June every year since 2014 in Nepal. Since 2014, Nepal is participating at the International Olympiads in Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA). Nepal started participating at the International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO) since 2018 and will work to cover all three international astronomy olympiads in 2019!