Olympiad Exams 202223
Olympiad Examinations are held at the national and international levels, where students from different schools compete with each other and check their knowledge and basic understanding level. The examination is related to the academic field with a gradelevel examination.
You can appear for the examination both in online and offline mode. As the syllabus of the olympiad examination is the same as the syllabus of your CBSE Grade level examination, it will also directly or indirectly benefit your grade examination. You can analyze your preparation with the olympiad examination, which will also give you an overview of the grade examination.
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Why are Olympiads popular?
Olympiad exams are competitive examinations that provide exposure to students with various opportunities to enhance their basic understanding level and their knowledge of a specific subject. A student can apply for the olympiad examination of any issue. The best part is that the syllabus is the same as their grade level examination, so it’ll not affect their classroom performance.
Benefits of Olympiad
Students from Grades 1 to 12 can apply for the olympiad examination concerning their specific area of specialization and interest.
Here are some benefits of the Olympiad examination, which will help you to understand the concept better:
 Clarity It’s about clearing the concepts and enhancing your understanding level. It’s about the concepts which make you understand things.
 Academic performance Due to the same syllabus for both examinations, students can prepare well for the examination twice in a row, which eventually increases their academic performance.
 Boost confidence Attempting competitive examination boosts your confidence and makes you face challenges and familiarize yourself with the problems.
 Analytical and problemsolving skills With the olympiad, you need to think out of the box and analyze the problems precisely, which enhances your problemsolving skills. You need not only focus on technical skills but also on soft skills.
 Additional Knowledge Sometimes, you cannot learn about a concept in the classroom. Still, this olympiad gives you a brief understanding of a concept and additional knowledge for the examination.
Name of the Scholarships
IMO
International Maths Olympiad is a competitive examination for students who have passed the National Level Mathematics Examination. SOF hosts the International Mathematics Olympiad for students.
Exam Name  IMO 
Eligibility 
Students must be from Grade 1 to 12 
Syllabus 

IEO
International English Olympiad is a worldwide competitive examination for students who have passed the National level English Olympiad Examination. The Olympiad aims to bring out all the local, national and international students together and help them attain a certain knowledge level.
Exam Name  IEO 
Eligibility 

Syllabus 

NSTSE
National Level Science Talent Search Examination, a skillbased assessment conducted by the Unified council for Indian students and schools after doing detailed research on the CBSE and various board syllabi. Being researched on the board's syllabus and focused on the strengths and weaknesses of the students.
Exam Name  NSTSE 
Eligibility 

Subject  Mathematics General Science General Questions 
NSEB
National Standard Examination in Biology, a standard examination for the higher secondary students of India, is usually conducted at the year's end. Every year more than 30000 students for classes 12 or below enroll for the examination.
Exam Name  NSEB 
Eligibility  Students must be Indian Citizens Student must not give class 12th board examination 
Subject  Syllabus is similar to the Biology syllabus of classes 11th and 12th 
NSEJS
National Standard Examination In Junior Scientific, as the name indicates, it is a science olympiad. It was held in 1987, usually conducted at the end of the year. This exam is conducted in Hindi, English, and several other languages in India.
Exam Name  NSEJS 
Eligibility  Students must be Indian Citizen Students in grade 10 or below from any school board 
Subject  Basic Physics Chemistry Biology and Mathematics 
NSEC
National Standard Examination in Chemistry, an examination for higher secondary school students in Chemistry. The Homi Bhabha Centre conducts it for Science Education in India. It is organized by the Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers and which held in November month of the year.
Exam Name  NSEC 
Eligibility  Students must be Indian Citizens. Student must not start their university before June 2023. Students must not be enrolled in the NSEJS 2021 in the academic year. 
Subject  Syllabus is similar to the Chemistry syllabus of classes 11th and 12th 
NSEP
National Standard Examination in Physics, National level examination for students throughout India. It has been held in India since 1987. The Indian Association of Physics Teachers conducts this voluntary examination to check students' theoretical and practical knowledge to nurture future scientists, technologists, etc.
Exam Name  NSEP 
Eligibility 

Subject  Syllabus is similar to the Physics syllabus of classes 11th and 12th 
IOM
International Olympiad of Mathematics, a silver zone olympiad held every two years. The National and International level mathematics olympiads help determine students' thinking ability. Students from grades 1 to 12 enroll in this program.
Students from classes 1 to 12 are eligible Top 10000 students are eligible for level 2 Only the rank 1 holders from level 2 are eligible for level 3
Exam Name  IOM 
Eligibility 

Subject  Basic Mathematics according to their respective classes 
IOQJS
Indian Olympiad Qualifier in Junior Science, the first and foremost stage of the International Science Olympiad for the students with 34 hour test considering two papers for the students. This examination is usually conducted in January. The INO and NSE are combined and contribute to IOQJS.
Exam Name  IOQJS 
Eligibility 

Subject  Basic Mathematics and Science according to their respective classes 
IOQM
Indian Olympiad Qualifier in Mathematics, a mathematical olympiad for students across India. The duration of the examination is three hours, which is organized together by the Mathematics Teachers Association of India (MTAI), the Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT), and the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research).
Exam Name  IOQM 
Eligibility 

Subject  Basic Mathematics same as the syllabus of PRMO 
NSO
National Science Olympiad, led by the Science Olympiad Foundation for the students from Grade 1 to 12 to analyze the students' scientific abilities to find out the future scientist, technologists, and analysts.
Exam Name  NSO 
Eligibility 

Subject  Logical Reasoning Verbal reasoning Basic Science according to their respective classes 
IGKO
International General Knowledge Olympiad, also led by the Science Olympiad Foundation, is held annually for the students. This examination tests the general knowledge and the current affair ability of the students. The result is divided into 4 parts: school, city, zonal and national. You can also win several rewards in the competition.
Exam Name  IGKO 
Eligibility  Students from class 1st to 10th are eligible 
Subject  Basic General knowledge and current affairs 
NCO
National Cyber Olympiad, conducted for students of all age groups. It provides students with a space to explore their interests in their respective fields. The IIT Kanpur’s computer science department is hosting cyber games to boost the student's confidence. Every year on December 12, they host the NCO for the students.
Exam Name  NCO 
Eligibility 

Subject  Logical Reasoning Computer & IT HOTS 
InPho
Indian Association Of Physics Teachers hosts the Indian National Physics Olympiad annually in June and July. The main goal of this olympiad examination is to increase the understanding of physics among the students.
Exam Name  InPho 
Eligibility 

Subject  Syllabus is similar to the Physics syllabus of classes 11th and 12th 
INBO
Indian National Biology Olympiad, a nationallevel biology examination for the higher secondary students of grades 11 and 12. This is the next (referring to the second) level examination of Homi Bhabha Centre For Science Education’s Biology Olympiad Program for the students.
Exam Name  INBO 
Eligibility 

Subject  Syllabus is similar to the Biology syllabus of classes 11th and 12th 
ICO
International Commerce Olympiad, the olympiad examination conducted by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and the Science Olympiad Foundation sponsored together for the students as a single test. This test is conducted for higher education students (grades 11 and 12). In the year 2016, SOF started to conduct the ICO Examination.
Exam Name  ICO 
Eligibility 

Subject  Syllabus is similar to the Commerce syllabus of classes 11th and 12 Basic Accountancy Business Studies Economics Achievers Section 
PRMO
PreRegional Mathematical Olympiad, the first and foremost stage of the mathematical olympiad in the race of the International Mathematical Olympiad for the students. The Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education has got the authority from the National Board for Higher Mathematics to conduct the olympiad.
Exam Name  PreRMO 
Eligibility 

Subject  Syllabus is similar to the Mathematics syllabus of classes 8th to 11thM 
RMO
Regional Mathematical Olympiad, the next stage of the mathematics olympiad for the students who have cleared the first and the foremost stage of the mathematics olympiad. It is conducted by the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education Mumbai and organized by the regional managers.
Exam Name  RMO 
Eligibility 

Subject  Syllabus is similar to the Mathematics syllabus of classes 8th to 12th 
INMO
Indian National Mathematical Olympiad, a high school mathematics olympiad for Indian students. The third stage of the mathematics olympiad is after the regionallevel examination. It is also the second stage to go to the International level Mathematics Olympiad. Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education administers the examination every year.
Exam Name  RMO 
Eligibility 

Subject 

IQAA
International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics is one of the major international science olympiads for senior high school students (grades 11 and 12). The main aim of the olympiad is to increase interest and knowledge in astronomy and its relevant subjects.
Exam Name  IOAA 
Eligibility 

Subject  Basic Astrophysics Coordinates and time Solar system Stars Stellar system Cosmology Space technologies 
IAO
International Astronomy Olympiad, an internationally recognized annual astronomy program for higher secondary education. Students from the age group of 14 to 18 can participate in the program. It is one of the International Science Olympiad programs to analyze students' abilities and thinking power.
Exam Name  IAO 
Eligibility 

Subject  Highschool level mathematics and physics 
IBO
International Biology Olympiad, an examination for preuniversity students and known as one of the most prestigious biology examinations for students. Every country sends the 4 toppers of the National Biology Olympiad students to compete in the program.
Exam Name  IBO 
Eligibility 

Subject  Basic Biology 
InChO
Indian National Chemistry Olympiad, a chemistry olympiad held in India. This olympiad examination is held at the beginning of the year. The main goal is to test the student's skills in the subject of Chemistry. Also conducted by the Homi Bhabha Centre and organized by the Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers.
Students must be Indian Citizens Students must be in Grade 11th or 12th Students must not start their university before June 2023. Students must not be enrolled in the NSEJS 2022 in the academic year.
Exam Name  InCho 
Eligibility 

Subject  Syllabus is similar to the Chemistry syllabus of classes 11th and 12th 
INAO
Indian National Astronomy Olympiad, an National level olympiad held in over 1400 schools across India. The main objective of this olympiad is to analyze the theoretical as well as the practical skills of the students with considering the broader view of their aspects.
Exam Name  INAO 
Eligibility 

Subject  Basic Physics Mathematics Astronomy 
Which bodies conduct the olympiad examination?
Here’s the list of all the bodies conducting the olympiad examination:
 Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)
 CREST Olympiads (Online Olympiad Exams)
 Silver Zone Foundation
 Unified Council
 Indian Talent Olympiad (ITO)
 Humming Bird Education
 Eduheal Foundation
 Unicus Olympiads (Summer Olympiad Exams)
 ASSET Educational Initiatives
 Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education (HBCSE)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1. How are students ranked in the olympiad exam?
Ans. The participants are judged according to their sheets and the score they get in the examination. After the result declaration, students are given a certificate and the opportunity to move on to the next stage.
Q2. How can students know about the olympiad details?
Ans. The school will notify the students of the dates and the details of the examination. You can also check out the official website if you need the details.
Q3. Can I give the olympiad exams after the 12th?
Ans. There’re a few olympiads for which you’ll be eligible. Most of the olympiad examinations are for the students of Grades 1 to 12 only.