IGNOU-UNESCO Science Olympiad 2016

IGNOU-UNESCO Science Olympiad 2016

IGNOU-UNESCO Science Olympiad 2016

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, India in collaboration with the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), South Asia Office in New Delhi is organizing the Science Olympiad 2016 for the South Asian Countries. The purpose of the Science Olympiad is to search for and motivate the science talent in all SAARC countries.

This will be conducted on a two-tier level, initially on the basis of an objective test with huge participation, followed by limited participation by the toppers of the first test. Hereafter, this Olympiad will be called as IGNOU-UNESCO SCIENCE OLYMPIAD 2016.

About the Test for the Science Olympiad
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, India in collaboration with the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), South Asia Office in New Delhi is organizing the Science Olympiad 2016 for the South Asian Countries. The purpose of the Science Olympiad is to search the science talent in all SAARC countries.

The test for Science Olympiad will be conducted on 2-Tier basis.

First Tier test:

• The First Tier test shall be taken by all participants in the respective centres chosen by them.

• This First Tier test is an objective test for 3 hrs with equal weight for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in terms of test time and marks.

• It is made up of multiple choice questions with varying degree of simplicity/ hardness.

• The test will focus on the general but deep understanding of subject materials and comprehension.

• The test items will be thought provoking.

• There will be negative marking for wrong choices.

• Answers are to be marked on OMR sheets for ready reckoning of marks.

Second Tier Test:

• From among the participants the top (about 30 to 40 meritorious students from all SAARC countries) will take the second Tier test by being invited to Delhi.

• It will test the participant’s higher level of understanding and problem solving capability.

• Each question may take 5-10 minutes again with equal weight for M,P,C,B.

• Also there will be a question on broader understanding of science and society, which is restricted to 10-15 minutes.

• The total duration for this test will be 3 hrs

• This test will be held in IGNOU, New Delhi.

4. The test material i.e. syllabus is given in detail as part of this website

5. Medium of Test : The medium of objective and written test will be English.

Eligibility Criteria
The Eligible Participants should currently (2016 academic year) be enrolled at the 11th Standard/Class level in a higher Secondary School in India or its equivalent in Afghanistan, Bangladesh., Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

must have appeared and passed in the science branch (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology i.e. MPCB or their equivalent) at their 10th Standard/Class (or its equivalent) final Examination and have scored a minimum of 70%. E.g

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The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, India in collaboration with the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), South Asia Office in New Delhi is organizing the Science Olympiad 2016 for the South Asian Countries. The purpose of the Science Olympiad is to search for and motivate the science talent in all SAARC countries.

This will be conducted on a two-tier level, initially on the basis of an objective test with huge participation, followed by limited participation by the toppers of the first test. Hereafter, this Olympiad will be called as IGNOU-UNESCO SCIENCE OLYMPIAD 2016.

About the Test for the Science Olympiad
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, India in collaboration with the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), South Asia Office in New Delhi is organizing the Science Olympiad 2016 for the South Asian Countries. The purpose of the Science Olympiad is to search the science talent in all SAARC countries.

The test for Science Olympiad will be conducted on 2-Tier basis.

First Tier test:

• The First Tier test shall be taken by all participants in the respective centres chosen by them.

• This First Tier test is an objective test for 3 hrs with equal weight for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in terms of test time and marks.

• It is made up of multiple choice questions with varying degree of simplicity/ hardness.

• The test will focus on the general but deep understanding of subject materials and comprehension.

• The test items will be thought provoking.

• There will be negative marking for wrong choices.

• Answers are to be marked on OMR sheets for ready reckoning of marks.

Second Tier Test:

• From among the participants the top (about 30 to 40 meritorious students from all SAARC countries) will take the second Tier test by being invited to Delhi.

• It will test the participant’s higher level of understanding and problem solving capability.

• Each question may take 5-10 minutes again with equal weight for M,P,C,B.

• Also there will be a question on broader understanding of science and society, which is restricted to 10-15 minutes.

• The total duration for this test will be 3 hrs

• This test will be held in IGNOU, New Delhi.

4. The test material i.e. syllabus is given in detail as part of this website

5. Medium of Test : The medium of objective and written test will be English.

Eligibility Criteria
The Eligible Participants should currently (2016 academic year) be enrolled at the 11th Standard/Class level in a higher Secondary School in India or its equivalent in Afghanistan, Bangladesh., Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

must have appeared and passed in the science branch (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology i.e. MPCB or their equivalent) at their 10th Standard/Class (or its equivalent) final Examination and have scored a minimum of 70%. E.g. If your scores are M=80%; P=75%; C=65% and B=70% average score is 72.5% and you are eligible to participate.If your Scores are in grades as is prevalent in some school board, it should be B1 and higher. In case, PCB is considered as a single Science subject, then the average will be between mathematics and science. Example M=85% Science=75% Average Score =80 % , Candidate becomes eligible


General Instructions for Registration
Registration for participation in this SCIENCE OLYMPIAD will be On-line in the given format.

Before applying for registration read the contents of http://scienceolympiad.ignou.ac.in/
carefully.

If you fulfill the eligibility criteria

Keep ready a scanned image of your recent photograph in Passport Size.

You must have already bought a DD for Indian Rupees 50/- (fifty only) from your bank payable to “Raman Chair, IGNOU, New Delhi” preferably on Punjab National Bank, New Delhi OR keep ready your credit card details if payment is made using a credit card before registration.

Start filling up the details and upload the photograph as per the instructions thereon.

After all information are typed, activate the registration by pushing ‘FINISH” and wait for a moment.

You will get a confirmed Registration / Hall Ticket. Download the form which contains details including your photo.

If you have paid it by DD , immediately send it along with a copy of your Registration Form BY POST to the following Raman Chair address:

Head, Sir C. V. Raman Chair,

School of Sciences , IGNOU,

New Delhi 110068, India

As soon as DD is received by the Raman Chair, your Registration will be confirmed in this Website, you can take the Print-Out of the Confirmation of your Registration.

Those who have paid their Registration fees by Bank Draft, they can check the Registration Confirmation Status by clicking the Button "Registration Status" on the Home Page of this Website.

Now go for the On-line Registration Process available at http://scienceolympiad.ignou.ac.in/


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0 # Rohan 2017-08-05
Hii , I am from Jodhpur,Can anyone tell me about complete selection procedure about IITs and NITs and at which time exams for these are conducted?
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0 # Mukesh 2017-08-06
Hello, good to see that you are from Jodhpur, for IITs and NITs, you have to give entrance exam, For NITs JEE Main is the entrance exam and for IITs JEE Advanced is the entrance exam
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Hello. I am from Balrampur, plz tell me What are the points to consider for selecting a B. Ed college?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
You should consider the fee structure and if you consider doing this course from other place except Balrampur, you should consider hostel facilities, you shouldalso consider whether the subject in which you wish to continue this course is available in the college.
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0 # Priyansh Older than three months
Hello. I am from Malappruam, plz tell me What are the points to consider for selecting a B. Ed college?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
You should consider the fee structure and if you consider doing this course from other place except Malappruam, you should consider hostel facilities, you shouldalso consider whether the subject in which you wish to continue this course is available in the college.
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Is there any age restriction applicable to apply to the B. Ed course, plz suggest good b.ed colleges in Purba Medinipur as well
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
Most NCTE recognized institutions from across the country require that applicants must have completed at least 18 years of age in the year of admission, some b.ed colleges in Purba Medinipur are Panskura Banamali College ; Yogoda Satsanga Palpara Mahavidyalaya ; Vivek Jyoti College ; Mugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya
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0 # Aarav Older than three months
Hello, I have done my B.tech from Balangir with Electrical stream, now i want to do M.tech, Please suggest how I can get good college for M.tech
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