Olympiad examinations at school level, are competitive examinations based on the school syllabus, which are conducted through various independent organizations.
These Exams give exposure to students about competition and make them ready to face any competitive challenge that would be thrown open to them in the future. The Programme is financially supported by Government of India, by Board of Nuclear Sciences (Department of Atomic Energy), Department of Science and Technology, Department of Space and Ministry of Human Resource Development
- SOF (Science Olympiad Foundation)
- INMO (Indian National Maths Olympiad)
- NSO (National Science Olympiad)
- IMO (International Maths Olympiad)
- IEO (International English Olympiad)
- IGKO (International General Knowledge Olympiad)
Only the selected no.of students from pre-regional and regional Olympiads are selected for National Olympiads
Students who clear National-levelOlympiads are called for Orientation Cum Selection Camp (OCSC)
Top Students from OCSC camp areselected for International Olympiads
Mathematical Olympiad Program (National & International)
Stage 1:- Pre-Regional Mathematical Olympiad (PRMO)
Stage 2:- Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO)
Stage 3:– Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO)
Stage 4:- International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp (IMOTC)
Stage 5:- Pre-departure Training Camp for IMO
Stage 6:- International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)
Science Olympiad Program (National & International)
Stage 1:- National Standard Examination (NSE) organized in subjects of Physics (NSEP), Chemistry(NSEC), Biology (NSEB), Astronomy (NSEA), Junior Science(NSEJS)
Stage 2:- Indian National Olympiad (INO)
Stage 3:- Orientation-cum-Selection Camps (OCSC)
Stage 4:- Training of Indian teams for International Olympiads at HBCSE.
Stage 5:-Participation in International Olympiad (IO)
Popular Olympiads/ Scholarship Examinations at a Glance
|Name of Exams||Eligibility Criteria||Month of Notification||Date of Exam||Date of Result|
|IMO International Mathematics Olympiad Organizing Body: SOF World||For Classes 1st to 12th||July-August||Level I: Dec Level II: Feb||Within 8 weeks of the exam|
|NSO National Science Olympiad Organizing Body: SOF World||For Classes 1st to 12th||July-August||Level I: Nov Level II: Feb||Within 8 weeks of the exam|
|iOM International Olympiad of Mathematics Organizing Body: Silverzone||For Classes 1st to 12th||Aug. – Sept.||Level 1: Nov/Dec Level 2: Jan/Feb Level 3: July/Aug||Level 1: Jan Level 2: Mar Level 3: Aug|
|iOS International Olympiad of Science Organizing Body: Silverzone||For Classes 1st to 12th||Aug. – Sept.||Level 1: Nov/Dec Level 2: Jan/Feb Level 3: July/Aug||Level 1: Jan Level 2: Mar Level 3: Aug|
Other recognized International Olympiads that are not directly organized by The Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) are
- Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO):
Participation is organized by IAPT.
- International Astronomy Olympiad – Junior (IAO-Junior):
Participation is organized by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM).
- International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO):
Participation is organized by the Geological Society of India and one may consult their website for more information. (www.geosocindia.org)
- International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI):
Participation is organized by the Indian Association for Research in Computing Science and one may consult their website for more information (www.iarcs.org.in/inoi).
- National Mathematics Talent Contests (NMTC):
Organized by Association of Mathematics Teachers.
- Europian Girls Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO):
This is an international Mathematics competition.