What is Olympiad examination?
Olympiad examinations at school level are competitive examination, 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.
Who conduct Olympiad exams?
There are many Olympiad Examinations are happening all across the year. These exams are conducted through various organizations. Below are the list of famous organizations who conduct school level olympiad/diagnostic exams in India
• Silver Zone
• ICAS / IAIS - Macmillan Education
• ASSET - Educational Initiatives
• Unified Council
• Eduheal Foundation
The most famous Olympiads are The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), The International Physics Olympiad (IPhO), The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO), The International Biology Olympiad (IBO), The International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) and The International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO).
Stages of Olympiad: The national Olympiad programme follows a five and a six stage process, both for Science and Mathematics although the procedures are not exactly identical.
The Mathematical Olympiad programme consists of six stages.
The Science Olympiad programme consists of five stages.