The National Astronomy Olympiad Program is an educational program designed by Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) and ESPRO Foundation to encourage Nepalese students who pursue further studies in Physics, Math, Astronomy and Space Science. This program is a national qualifer for all three International events on astronomy astrophysics for pre-university nepalese students: International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO), Asian Pacific Astronomy Olympiad (APAO) and International Olympiad in Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) that will be held during August-December every year.
Eligibility for Application:
Student who meets the below criteria is eligible the National Astronomy Olympiad 2016- Nepal
Kathmandu Valley – Nepal Astronomical Society (01-4110344)Biratnagar- Mr. Gopal Niraula (9842369861)Birgunj- Mr. Milan Rai (9845409422)Chitwan- Mr. HC Regan Babu Bhatta (9855062676)Pokhara- Mr. Anand Gurung (9803189651)
National Delegation of maximum of five students and two team leaders will be facilitated to participate for upcoming 12th Asian Pacific Astronomy Olympiad (12th APAO) during September-December (host country not decided yet), 21st International Astronomy Olympia (21st IAO) during September-October (Bulgaria) and 10th International Olympiad in Astronomy and Astrophysics (10th IOAA) during December 2016 (India). For more details, please contact us during our office hours.
Note: NAO2016 is open for both class 11 and 12 students! Mr. Bibek Kumar Pandit (St. Xavier's College, Maitighar), one of the winner of NAO2014 and Ms. Shilpa Bhandari ( Pentagon International College) one of the winner of NAo2015 was class 11 students during the competition year!!! So, feel free to apply! You may be in the list of winners this years!
Applications opens now:
Download: Third National Olympaid Handbook.pdf
Click here to watch NAO2016 trailer.