Olympiad Exam 2023-24
Conducted by different organisations around the world, Olympiads measure students’ skills through various examinations. Students of Class 1 to Class 12 are eligible to sit for these exams. These examinations add value to a student’s overall academic background. Olympiad exams can be broadly classified into 3 categories National, International and Private Olympiads.
- To help access and increase students’ overall command of the respective subjects.
- A means to develop a sense of healthy competition among students worldwide.
- To encourage students to pursue education and achieve success.
- To help students get familiar with national and international exams while in school.
Types of Olympiads
- Homi Bhabha Centre For Science Education (HBCSE)
- National Talent Search Exam (NTSE)
- Indian School Talent Search Exam (ISTSE)
- CSC Olympiads
- National Olympiad Foundation (NOF)
- Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF)
- Indian Talent Olympiad (ITO)
- Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT)
- Education Initiative ASSET/ Ei ASSET
- EduHeal Foundation
- Crest Olympiads
- Unicus Olympiads
- HummingBird Olympiad Exams
- International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)
- International Olympiad in Informatics
- International Earth Science Olympiads
- Silver Zone Foundation
- RPS Olympiads
- Southeast Asian Mathematics Olympiad (SEAMO)
- International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO)
- The International Science Olympiad (ISO)
To be eligible for the Olympiad exams, students must fulfil the eligibility criteria set by the olympiad conducting body. The general eligibility for olympiads is that the students must be currently in school pursuing studies between Class 1 and Class 12.
How To Prepare for Olympiad Exams
- Start early, plan, prepare and then execute.
- Participate in weekly and monthly olympiads to get familiarised with the exam.
- Read the syllabus thoroughly.
- Set daily targets; consistency is the key.
- Have a thorough understanding of the complete syllabus to start early preparations.
- Revise and take mock tests.
- Practice through the previous year’s sample papers.