OLYMPIADS

Olympiads are the exams which are conducted at a very large scale for students from class 2 to 12. Giving exams at all India level or state level helps the student to analyze his or her weak and strong points. Moreover this helps the students to figure out their position among the other. The ranks provided act as an advantage for them. They help to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills There are various exams which are conducted all over India.

At Prerna Education we provides registration desk, by making available all  Olympiad forms.

List of Top National & International Olympiads

NTSE-NATIONAL TALENT SEARCH EXAMINATION

NTSE is activity organized by NCERT for students of various classes. It is one of the most popular examination conducted in India. NTSE was established in 1961. It is a scholarship program.

ELIGIBLITY

Conducted for class-X students only.

SYLLABUS

NCERT prescribed syllabus to be followed. It covers science, maths, social science and mental ability.

SELECTION PROCESS

It has two stages of selection procedures.

STAGE I: written exam conducted by state/UT.

STAGE II: Students selected in state level exam appear for national level.

Website: http://www.ncert.nic.in/

KVPYKISHORE VAIGYANIC PROTSAHAN YOJANA

KVPY was started in 1999 by Department of science and technology, Government of India. The main agenda of this exam is to encourage students to take up research in the fields of basic science, engineering and medicine.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-XI and class-XII of recognised institutions.

SYLLABUS

Subjects and curriculum of CBSE and ICSE boards.

SELECTION PROCESS

STAGE I: First stage is the aptitude exam. Eligible candidates are chosen from the received applications and are called for aptitude exam.

STAGE II: Interview round. Based on the performance of aptitude exam short listed students will be appearing for interview round. This is the final selection process.

Website: http://kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/

HBBVSDR.HOMI BABA BAL VAIDYANIK SPARDHA

HBBVS was initiated by Mumbai science teachers association in 1981. The main aim of this exam is to search for science talents in students and to encourage them take interest in science.

ELIGIBLITY

Only students studying class-VI and class-IX can take up this exam.

SYLLABUS

The exam covers the subjects and topics covered in curriculum up to class VI and class IX.

SELECTION PROCESS

STAGE I: Written test

STAGE II: Practical skill test

FINAL STAGE: Oral test i.e. the interview and submission of action research report.

Website: http://www.msta.in/

NSONATIONAL SCIENCE OLYMPIAD

NSO is a national level science exam conducted by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). NSO rankings will be allotted based on the marks obtained.

ELIGIBLITY

Students of class-I to class-XII are eligible to participate.

SYLLABUS

Science and math syllabus as prescribed by CBSE, ICSE or various state boards.

SELECTION PROCESS

There will be four levels of exams. First will be within the school, at the city state level and above all will be the international level.

  • SOF also conducts NCO-national Cyber Olympiad with same features as in NSO.

Website: http://www.sofworld.org/

UCOUNIFIED CYBER OLYMPIAD

The Unified Council conducts UCO every year. UCO is a test that helps students improve their mental ability, logical reasoning and computer skills.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-III to class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

Subjects are more generic and is suitable for CBSE, ICSE and state boards.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is done in two stages.

STAGE I: An aptitude type of exam is conducted in school level. And the selected students from each class appear for the second exam.

STAGE II: Students selected in school level appear for state level selection exam. Toppers are announced based on the stage II performance.

Website: http://www.unifiedcouncil.com/

NTSENATIONAL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH EXAM

Main focus of NSTSE is encouraging students to reason critically and solve problems. NTSE question papers are scientifically designed to test concepts underlying the curriculum.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-II to class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The subjects and study matter followed is based on CBSE prescribed curriculum.

SELECTION PROCESS

It involves two levels of selection for awarding scholarship for students

STAGE I: Selection is done in state or UT based on written exam.

STAGE II: Exam conducted by NCERT at national level. Every student scoring the required marks will be eligible for scholarship program.

Website: http://www.unifiedcouncil.com/

MTSEMATHS TALENT SEARCH EXAM

Maths Talent Search Exam (MTSE) is a competitive exam conducted by Indian Institute for Studies in Mathematics (IISMA). Mental ability, mathematical reasoning, accuracy and speed are the main focus of this examination.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-III to class-IX of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The subjects and study matter followed is based on CBSE and ICSE prescribed curriculum.

SELECTION PROCESS

Top rankers per class are selected and awarded scholarships.

Website: http://www.ganithasasthraparishad.org/

IMOINTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD

IMO is a competitive exam conducted to identify and encourage the mathematical creativity of children in schools across India and abroad.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-I to class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The subjects and study matter followed is based on CBSE and ICSE prescribed curriculum.

SELECTION PROCESS

Top rankers per class are selected and awarded scholarships.

Website: https://www.imo-official.org/

NLSTSE- NATIONAL LEVEL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH EXAM

NLSTSE is organised by Unified Council for students of various classes. It is one of the most popular examination conducted in India. It is a scholarship. Program.

ELIGIBLITY

Conducted for students of class II- XII.

SYLLABUS

It covers science, maths, social science and mental ability. Specifically physics, chemistry, math, biology for high school students.

SELECTION PROCESS

It has two stages of selection procedures.

STAGE I: written exam conducted by state/UT.

STAGE II: Students selected in state level exam appear for national level.

Website: www.unifiedcouncil.com

NSEJS- NATIONAL STANDARD EXAM IN JUNIOR SCIENCE

NSEJS is jointly conducted by IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers) and HBCSE (Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Examination).

ELIGIBLITY

All Indian students of class-I to X.

SYLLABUS

Subjects and curriculum of CBSE and ICSE boards. Mainly focussed on science and generic content.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is first made at the school level. And the qualifying students then are then appeared for the national round.

Website: iapt.org.in

SSTSE- STATE SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH EXAMINATIONS

SSTSE is conducted by Rajasthan state Government. And is exclusively for Rajasthan students only.

ELIGIBLITY

Only students studying class-X of recognised institutions.

SYLLABUS

The exam contents are purely based on science.

SELECTION PROCESS

It is an exam conducted in school level. Schools across the state.

Website: http://schools.aglasem.com

SLSTSE- STATE LEVEL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH EXAM

SLSTSE is activity organised by Unified Council for students of various classes. It is one of the most popular examination conducted in India. It is a scholarship program.

ELIGIBLITY

Students of class-IV to class-X of recognized schools are eligible to participate.

SYLLABUS

Syllabus is mainly based on science.

SELECTION PROCESS

Firstly thee selections are made at school level. And the selected students from all the school compete at the state level.

Website: www.unifiedcouncil.com/slstse.aspx

IOS- INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIAD IN SCIENEC

IOS is a science exam held annually in the national and international level. The conducting body for IOS is SSE (Society for Science Education).

ELIGIBLITY

All Indian Students of class-I to class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

Subjects are more generic and is suitable for CBSE, ICSE and state boards.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is done in different stages.

STAGE I: An aptitude type of exam is conducted in school level. And the selected students from each class appear for the second exam.

STAGE II: Students selected in school level appear for state level selection exam.

STAGE III: Students selected in state level appear for national and international level exam.

Toppers are announced based on the stage III performance.

Website: www.sofworld.org

RMO- REGIONAL MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD

RMO is a prestigious exam jointly conducted by IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers) and HBCSE (Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Examination).

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-XI & class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The main focus of this exam is mathematics and based on CBSE prescribed curriculum.

SELECTION PROCESS

It is held at the school level and the topper are selected and awarded accordingly.

Website: www.isical.ac.in/~rmo

IOM- INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIAD IN MATHEMATICS

IOM is a proficient math exam conducted annually by SSE (Society of Science Education) to test the mathematics quotient among the students. It is held in national and international levels.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-I to class-X of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The subjects and study matter followed is based on CBSE and ICSE and state syllabus.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is done in different stages.

STAGE I: An aptitude type of exam is conducted in school level. And the selected students from each class appear for the second exam.

STAGE II: Students selected in school level appear for state level selection exam.

STAGE III: Students selected in state level appear for national and international level exam.

Toppers are announced based on the stage III performance.

Website: https://www.imo-official.org

IOEL- INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIAD OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE

IOEL is held annually at national and international level. It is an English proficiency exam conducted by CLF (Computer Literary Foundation).

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-I to class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The subject contents are based on CBSE and ICSE and State Board prescribed curriculum.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is done in different stages.

STAGE I: An aptitude type of exam is conducted in school level. And the selected students from each class appear for the second exam.

STAGE II: Students selected in school level appear for state level selection exam.

STAGE III: Students selected in state level appear for national and international level exam.

Toppers are announced based on the stage III performance.

Website: schools.aglasem.com

NSEB- NATIONAL STANDARD EXAMINATION IN BIOLOGY

NSEB is a prestigious exam jointly conducted by Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Association of Biology Teachers and HBSCE (Homi Bhabha centre for Science Education).

ELIGIBLITY

Conducted for class-XI and XII students only.

SYLLABUS

The main focus is on Biology with CBSE syllabus as the main stream.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is first made at the school level. And the qualifying students then are then appeared for the national round.

Website: http://iapt.org.in/

NSEC- NATIONAL STANDARD EXAMINATION IN CHEMISTRY

NSEC is a prestigious exam jointly conducted by Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Association of Chemistry Teachers and HBSCE (Homi Bhabha centre for Science Education).

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-XI and class-XII of recognised institutions.

SYLLABUS

The main focus is on Chemistry with CBSE syllabus as the main stream.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is first made at the school level. And the qualifying students then are then appeared for the national round.

Website: http://iapt.org.in

NSEA- NATIONAL STANDARD EXAMINATION IN ASTRONOMY

NSEA is a prestigious exam jointly conducted by Indian Association of Physics Teachers and HBSCE (Homi Bhabha centre for Science Education).

ELIGIBLITY

Only students studying class-XI and class-XII can take up this exam.

SYLLABUS

The main subject focus is on Physics with CBSE syllabus as the main stream.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is first made at the school level. And the qualifying students then are then appeared for the national round.

Website: http://iapt.org.in

NSEP- NATIONAL STANDARD EXAMINATION IN PHYSICS

NSEP is a prestigious exam jointly conducted by Indian Association of Physics Teachers and HBSCE (Homi Bhabha centre for Science Education).

ELIGIBLITY

Students of class-XI and class-XII are eligible to participate.

SYLLABUS

The main subject focus is on Physics with CBSE syllabus as the main stream.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is first made at the school level. And the qualifying students then are then appeared for the national round.

Website: http://iapt.org.in

ZIOZONAL INFORMATION OLYMPIAD

ZIO is a national wide computing examination organised by IARCS. The main focus of this exam is to identify outstanding talents in algorithms and computing. It is conducted by IARCS (Indian Association for Research in Computer science)

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-VIII to class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The exam contents are streamlined to CBSE curriculum.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is done in two stages.

Firstly the exam is conducted in state and national level.

The top rankers from India are competed in International level.

Website: http://www.iarcs.org.in

IIOINTERNATIONAL INFORMATION OLYMPIAD

IIO is a proficient examination held in computer field. It is conducted by Computer literary foundation every year.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-I to class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The subjects and study matter followed is based on CBSE, ICSE and State Board prescribed curriculum.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection is first made at the school level. And the qualifying students then are then appeared for the national and international round.

Website: http://www.iarcs.org.in

NCONATIONAL CYBER OLYMPIAD

NCO is a national level examination conducted by SOF (Science Olympiad Foundation).

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-II to class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The subjects and study matter followed is based on CBSE and ICSE prescribed curriculum.

SELECTION PROCESS

Top rankers per class are selected and awarded scholarships.

Website: http://www.sofworld.org/nco

NIMO-NATIONAL INTERACTIVE MATH OLYMPIAD

NTSE is activity organised by NCERT for students of various classes. It is one of the most popular examination conducted in India. NTSE was established in 1961. It is a scholarship program.

ELIGIBLITY

Conducted for class-V to XII students only.

SYLLABUS

NCERT prescribed syllabus to be followed. It covers science, maths, social science and mental ability.

SELECTION PROCESS

It has two stages of selection procedures.

STAGE I: written exam conducted by state/UT.

STAGE II: Students selected in state level exam appear for national level.

Website: http://www.eduhealfoundation.org/

NBTONATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY OLYMPIAD

NBTO is conducted by Eduheal Foundation. It is proficient exam to find out the outstanding knowledge of biotechnology among students.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-V and class-XII of recognised institutions.

SYLLABUS

Subjects and curriculum of CBSE and ICSE and State boards.

SELECTION PROCESS

It has two stages of selection procedures.

STAGE I: written exam conducted by state/UT.

STAGE II: Students selected in state level exam appear for national level.

Website: http://www.eduhealfoundation.org

GEOGENIUS:

GeoGenius is an Indian Geography Olympiad. It mainly tests the geographical knowledge among students

ELIGIBLITY

Only students studying class-II and class-XII can take up this exam.

SYLLABUS

The exam covers the subjects and topics covered in curriculum.

SELECTION PROCESS

It has two stages of selection procedures.

STAGE I: written exam conducted by state/UT.

STAGE II: Students selected in state level exam appear for national level.

Website: https://www.geogeniusindia.com/

KOKNOWLEDGE OLYMPIAD

KO is conducted by Knowledge Society of India.

ELIGIBLITY

Students of class-I to class-XII are eligible to participate.

SYLLABUS

Science and math syllabus as prescribed by CBSE, ICSE or various state boards. And mostly it is test for the generic knowledge among students.

SELECTION PROCESS

The KO has two main exams in that. It is MOF (Mathematics Olympiad) and NKO (National Knowledge Olympiad).

Website: http://aisect.org/

SCYGANLSTSE- SIR C.V.RAMAN YOUNG GENIUS AWARDS NATIONAL LEVEL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH EXAMINATION

SCYCANLSTSE is a national level science examination conducted by Vishwabharathi Foundation.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-IV to class-X of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

Subjects are more generic and is suitable for CBSE, ICSE and state boards.

SELECTION PROCESS

It is conducted in school level and the toppers are selected and awarded accordingly.

Website: https://www.suchirindiafoundation.org/

ASSETASSESMENT OF SCHOLASTIC SKILLS THROUGH EDUCATIONAL TESTING

ASSET is an exam conducted by Educational Initiative.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-I to class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The subject are based on curriculum prescribed by CBSE, ICSE and State Boards.

SELECTION PROCESS

It is conducted in school level and the toppers are selected and awarded accordingly.

Website: http://www.ei-india.com/

IAIS INTERNATIONAL ASSESMENT FOR INDIAN SCHOOLS

IAIS is considered as one of the toughest tests in the spectrum.

ELIGIBLITY

Students in class-III to class-XII of recognised schools are eligible.

SYLLABUS

The subjects and study matter followed is based on CBSE and ICSE and State Boards prescribed curriculum.

SELECTION PROCESS

Top rankers per class are selected and awarded scholarships. Here are some of suchPrestigious scholarship exams that you should never miss out!

Website: macmillaneducation.in

FAQs on Olympiads:

 What is Olympiad Examination?

Olympiads are the exams which are conducted at a very large scale for students from class 2 to 12. Giving exams at all India level or state level helps the student to analyze his or her weak and strong points. Moreover this helps the students to figure out their position among the other. The ranks provided act as an advantage for them. They help to motivate students to strive for better and deeper understanding of scientific facts and data and to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills There are various exams which are conducted all over India.

Importance of Olympiad Examination

Olympiads Examination help to identify child’s capability and assessment of his/her real potential in competing in today’s world. They also bring out the areas needing attention so that proper orientation cab be given in the areas lacking proficiency. In a nutshell they a platform of realistic assessment to prepare a child to face the modern competitive world. 

Who conduct Olympiad Exams?

There are manly Olympiad examinations are happening all across the year. These exams are conducted through various organizations. Below are the list of various important organization who conduct school level Olympiads/diagnostic exams in India.

  • Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)
  • Silver zone
  • ICAS/ IAIS- Macmillan Education
  • ASSEST – Educational Initiatives
  • Unified Council
  • Eduheal Foundation
  • Technothlon
  • IAPT-Indian Association of Physics Teachers 

How can I participate in Olympiad Examinations?

At Prerna Education all forms of Olympiads are available. Interested students can fill Olympiad forms from our centre.

In which subject/topic these exams are conducted?

There are various Olympiad exams are happening throughout the year and they are conducted on various subjects.

  • Computer/ Cyber/ Informatics/ Digital Technologies
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • English
  • General Knowledge
  • Logical Reasoning 

How to Prepare for Olympiads?

Most of the Olympiad exams are conducted on the similar syllabus that kids are studying in school. However at the same time the level of questions are quite higher that kids study at school level.

To excel in “Olympiad Exams” it is essential for the students to understand the exam pattern, evaluate and prepare themselves according to the Olympiad standard questions.