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International Informatics Olympiad [IIO]

3rd November 2020

[Level 1 Exam]

Conducted By: SilverZone Foundation

Syllabus: IIO Syllabus

International General Knowledge Olympiad [IGKO]

7th November 2020

[Level 1 Exam - SET A]

Conducted By: Science Olympiad Foundation

Syllabus: IGKO

Indian School Talent Search Exam [ISTSE]

8th November 2020

[Level 1 Exam]

Conducted By: Indian School Talent Search Exam (ISTSE)

Exam Awards: ISTSE


What is Olympiad Exam?

Olympiads are the competitive exams conducted at school levels based on the school curriculum/syllabus. The exams are conducted by many independent organizations (private and governmental organizations) on the national level, international level, and zonal level, which give exposure to the school kids in the competitive world. Olympiads are one of the best school competitive exams conducted at both the national and international levels.

Olympiad Exams are conducted for various subjects like Science (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology), Mathematics, Junior Science, Astronomy, Computer, General Knowledge, and Language Exams. Students get scholarships, cash prizes, medals, certificates, and recognition & even exposure on the zonal level, national level, and international level. It also gives the students space to do research and train themselves for the area of interest for a brighter future.

Olympiad Exams

What is the Importance of Olympiad Exams?

Olympiad Exams aims to provide a unique competitive platform, identify young geniuses, and create a talent pool for the future.

  • Olympiad Exams are not just an exam; it does a lot more to bring out the best in a student. Giving at least one Olympiad Exam motivates students to strive for better.
  • A rank in any Olympiad Exams will develop a sense of confidence and motivate the students & their parents. Most importantly, Olympiad Exams help parents in identifying the real talent and interests of their children.
  • Olympiad Exam problems are being tricky and more conceptual, so it helps students understand the topic well. It ultimately improves routine class results.
  • Olympiad Exams help cultivate a kind of analytical thinking in which are very helpful in an entrance examination such as IIT-JEE or any other high-level competitive entrance exam.

What are the Benefits of Olympiad Exams?

Olympiads Exam not only improves logical thinking but also gives a career path to young minds. Given below are the significant benefits of giving Olympiad Exams.

  • Olympiad Exams will always help you to learn, assess, and improve.
  • Olympiad Exams help school students to test the conceptual understanding, logical thinking, and potential of reasoning.
  • Olympiad Exams enhances logical thinking, analytical skills, and speed working and gives a career-oriented path to young students.
  • Olympiad Exams as conducted by various government and private foundation where even primary students can show their talent at international, national, or state level.

India does not perform very well in the International Olympiad Exams. The reason behind it is that students do not have much exposure when it comes to competitive exams in schools. Indian students are talented but are not aware of the skills required to take the Olympiad Exams. Hence, taking Olympiads Exams since the earlier stage inculcates the habit of taking the challenge.

Olympiad Exams not only tests the basic subjects taught in school; it also enhances the analytical reasoning ability in a child. It increases the thinking capacity, problem-solving skills, confidence, and hence helps in an all over the development of a child at an early stage.

List of Olympiad 2020 Exams Conducted in India

The main aim of the competitive Olympiad Exams is to improve intellectual skills, logical skills, and reasoning capabilities. Besides, Olympiad Exams are a combination of subject knowledge along with the aptitude test. The list of different Olympiad 2020 exams which is conducted in India are mentioned below:

1. Science Olympiad Foundation

SOF is a non-profit private organization that popularizes healthy academic competition and assists in the development of competitive spirit among school students. SOF organization was established by leading academicians, scientists, and media personalities to promote Science, Mathematics, Computer Education, Language, General Knowledge, and Professional courses. 

Science Olympiad Foundation has been striving for close to 25 years to develop scientific and researcher attitudes among students through innovative activities and IT in the learning process that involves schools across the globe.

Find out the SOF Olympiad Exams 2020 in the tabular format below.

2. Unified Council

The Unified Council board consists of a group of experienced teachers and professionals who have had intense involvement in the field of education. The hands-on and real-life experience helps the team create and implement legit solutions based on the needs of schools and teachers. 

It was established in 1998 by eminent personalities from various fields, including many academicians of international repute. Since the council's starting years, Unified Council had tried to put together a team of individuals from the field of education in an endeavour to make the younger generation fundamentally stronger, sharper, and to nourish the student's brains for challenging future.

These solutions are based on the firm foundation of the curriculum and educational research. Students from India, Tanzania, UAE, KSA, Yemen, Oman, Iran, Qatar, Kuwait, Indonesia, and Nepal are only eligible to participate in Unified Council Exams.


ASSET Olympiad Exams is a scientifically designed test which benchmarks a student's performance and gives students a report analyzing their strengths and weaknesses. Rather than testing the memory or the ability to remember formulas and definitions, ASSET tries to get students to apply the concepts in various hypothetical situations where a student's higher-order thinking skills are tested. 

ASSET also provides two other reports for the teacher (of the particular subject) and the management with instructions on where all the students lack and how to work on the weaknesses and make them understand concepts better. 

It helps in benchmarking the school's performance, misconceptions that students carry behind every concept, and teacher effectiveness while teaching the students. The report not only measures the student's performance but also measures the teacher's performance along with the school benchmarking. ASSET conducts three Olympiads under English, Maths, and Science.


TERIIN is an independent, multi-dimensional Foundation, with capabilities in research, policy, consultancy, and implementation. TERI act as innovators and agents of change in the energy, environment, climate change, and sustainability space. It has pioneered conversations for making it a better place to live in and action in these areas for over four decades.

GREEN Olympiad is an associate annual written examination on setting initiated by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in 1999. The examination is conducted by setting the Education & Awareness space (EEA) of TERI and attracting faculty students across India and abroad.

The examination is open just for colleges related to recognized education boards and academic trusts. Students registered in such colleges from grades IV to X are eligible for the examination.

TERIIN Olympiad

5. SilverZone Olympiads

The SilverZone Foundation conducts SilverZone Olympiad Exams. The SilverZone Foundation is an NGO that is purely dedicated to improve and promote competitive spirit awareness of academics among school students in India and abroad. The SilverZone (a non-profit organization) is registered with XXI 18760 under the Delhi Government's registration rule. 

The SilverZone organization achieves its goal by organizing and conducting International Olympiad Exams. Outstanding performance in the Olympiad Exams by students are identified based on merit and are given recognition in the form of certificates, medals, trophies, and prizes.

The SilverZone Foundation believes that the examination should be challenging and motivating so that students continuously improve the academic performance and pursue academic excellence relentlessly. The student participation and conduct of the examination should be in a hassle-free environment. 

The Olympiad Exams are conducted to enhance the reasoning, logical, analytical, and problem-solving skills of students in a highly competitive and global environment to help in building a solid foundation for national/international competitive examinations.

6. EduHeal Foundation

EduHeal Foundation helps identify the most talented students across the country. It does so by using three levels of exams to filter the elite. The three levels measure the student's intellect and select them for the next round. The final level is a sponsored program by world-class institutions and organizations worldwide, which exposes students to research in each domain. People working in various fields also mentor there. EduHeal also conducts online exams along with paper-based tests. 

The paper-based Olympiad Exams are limited for the first round (some exams are undertaken only online). The level-2 exam will be conducted exclusively online at more than 200+ computer centres/1000+ school computer centers around the world. EduHeal Foundation provides students who have crossed specific criteria to visit ISRO and Bombay Stock Exchange (BCE) to meet with eminent personalities and be a part of national workshops. 

All successful students (100%) get the coveted EHF certificate (useful during college admissions), and 33% of top rankers receive the medals. Level 2 merit students will win tablets, laptops, scholarships, and more. Besides, level 3 students will win fabulous prizes given by the sponsor. The certificate will carry the logo of the iconic BSE (in case of the BIFO Olympiad Exam) and the prestigious ISRO (in case of NSSO Olympiad Exam), making these certificates invaluable.

EduHeal Foundation (EHF) is a registered NGO that conducts different Olympiad Exams for different subjects and encouraged by main educationists, corporate heads, and media doyens. EHF is actively engaged in searching for talented school students by reaching out to 4000 schools. EHF is the official partner of google from India and spearheads the google science fair initiative into Indian schools. Also, it has partnered with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Institute for promoting financial literacy.

Being a year-long process with stiff deadlines, an early decision to participate will be appreciated. School coordinators have to send the consent of participation in the enclosed registration form.

7. Humming Bird Education

HummingBird is one of India’s top brands in education. With a highly experienced board of directors and a team of advisors consisting of leading academicians & educators all over the globe, Hummingbird Education’s goal is to transform the school level education by developing the competitive spirit among individuals. 

By making students develop the right attitude while enhancing the logical, analytical, and problem-solving skills, Humming Bird Education is doing its best to create future leaders. Humming Bird has increased its franchise and spread to the district level as well. Hummingbird is now conducting the Exams in Hindi and Tamil along with English and has received a positive response leading it to announce that it will try to hold the Olympiad Exam in most regional languages possible from the 2020 session. 

Humming Bird was started in 2010 and offered three Olympiads for students to choose from. Over the years, it has added eight more exams to provide a total of twelve Olympiad Exams with the most recent addition being the SpellB Olympiad.

8. International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS)

IAIS is an internationally conducted examination customized for students of primary and secondary school.

Olympiad Exams are overseen by Educational Assessments Australia (EEA), a part of UNSW Global. Australia’s leading research and teaching universities which own UNSW Global and are responsible for the development of ICAS are the University of New South Wales. ICAS administers these exams in over 20 countries across the world.


The idea of the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) started in the late 1960s when some scientists at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) decided to improve the quality of science taught in India. The program started with the scientists teaching students in Mumbai and a few places in rural Madhya Pradesh. 

The idea grew to become HBCSE in 1974, supported by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). HBCSE works on the improvement of science and mathematics education and to bring out quality education material. At present, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) is a National Centre of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai. To reach its goal, HBCSE does several interrelated activities. They are:

  • Research and development
  • Teacher education and science popularisation
  • Olympiad Exams, NIUS, and other students' nurture programs

10. UNICUS Olympiads

Unicus Olympiad is India's first summer Olympiad Exam introduced to encourage students to adopt the concept-driven method of studying. The method enhances students' questioning curiosity, which assists them in answering all why, what, how, when, and where questions. Unicus Olympiads encourages students by offering them certificates. Besides, they also provide medals and scholar trophies for deserving students who stand ahead in this stiff competition.

Here are the UNICUS Olympiad Exams.

11. Indian Talent Olympiad (ITO)

Indian Talent Olympiad was introduced in 2012 to identify talented students and train them to improve their academic performance to enhance conceptual learning. The individual Olympiad exams conducted under the Indian Talent Olympiad focus on the knowledge, level of understanding, and reasoning abilities of students all across India under different subjects of their academics. Considering records, it is notable that 31,573 schools across India have registered for Indian Talent Olympiad examinations, and over the past one year, ITO has won trust over one crore parents.

Indian Talent Olympiad conducts 8 individual exams under Maths, Science, English, Social Sciences, General Knowledge, Arts (Dance), Essay Writing, and Computer Science. Indian Talent Olympiad exam dates for all the eight individual exams as been listed in the table.

12. Crest Olympiad

The CREST Olympiad is an international competitive exam held online for students in classes 1-10, which is divided into various levels. The exam is an objective-type test that the students need to complete in 60 minutes. Follow the link to know more about Crest Olympiad.

13. NMMS

NMMS is the scholarship exam that is conducted in every state. The government-sponsored scheme "National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS)" was first launched in May 2008. The objective of the NMMS scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students of economically weaker sections to arrest their drop out of class VIII and encourage them to continue studying at the secondary stage. 

Scholarship of Rs. 12,000/- per annum (Rs.1000/- per month) is awarded to selected students every year to study in classes IX to XII in state government schools.

14. NTSE

The Government of India established the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in the year 1961 to bring about qualitative improvement in school education in the country. The council started several programs towards its vision, and one such program was the identifications and nurturing of talented students and was called the National Talent Search Exam (NTSE).

15. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

KVPY is an on-going National Fellowship Program in basic sciences, which is initiated and funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, to attract highly motivated students to pursue basic science degree courses and research careers in science mathematics subject. 

The KVPY program's objective is to identify talented students with an aptitude for research and help them realize their academic potential and encourage them to take up research careers in the science field and ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.

16. National Olympiad Foundation (NOF)

National Olympiad Foundation constitutes docking of academic talent and social entrepreneurship, helping the ability to come out from the classroom walls.

National Olympiad Foundation conducts one of its global talent search exams where the resources are utilized for students in need who are ignorant about education. NOF has its extensive features that are not undermined by any other organization in India, e.g., NOF is first to introduce Olympiad Exams in Commerce, GK, and Biology. NOF acts as a bookmark to benchmark. NOF is an organization of academic examinations conducted across the country. An exclusive body of academicians of national and international fame prepares all the questions for the exam.

17. Southeast Asian Mathematics Olympiad (SEAMO)

SEAMO was introduced in 2016, serving both primary and secondary schools in Southeast Asian countries. Olympiad Exam provides a realistic & neutral perspective to each student on their ability & skills; aims at promoting excellence in every sphere of school learning. 

It presents a common platform that assesses students' problem-solving ability by compelling them to think deeply. Besides, it encourages students to develop logical & analytical thinking ability.

18. Technothlon

Technothlon is a competition conducted for school students internationally by the student body of IIT Guwahati. Starting with a group of students in a small room in 2004 to “Inspire Young Minds.” The competition started with students in the city of Guwahati and has expanded to more than 400 cities in the past 14 years with various centers abroad.

The championship is conducted in two rounds:

  1. Prelims: Prelim is a written exam which is done all over India in multiple schools in July.

  2. Mains: Mains is a competition where teams participate in different events conducted in Technique, the Techno-Management festival of IIT Guwahati.

19. Indian Computing Olympiad (ICO)

Indian Computing Olympiad is a nationwide Olympiad organized annually by IARCS. The goal of the exam is to identify school students with outstanding skills in algorithms and computer programming. The four students representing India at the IOI World finals are selected through the Indian Computing Olympiad (ICO). The first ICO was organized way back in 2002; however, it got its name in 2006. The Indian Association for Research in Computing Science (IARCS) organizes the ICO every year.

20. Indian School Talent Search Exam (ISTSE)

Indian School Talent Search Exam (ISTSE) is an international level talent search examination for Indian school students. ISTSE is a scientifically designed, skill-based assessment test to get the strengths and weaknesses of individual students across India.

ISTSE is designed to assess the overall intellectual potential of the students from class 1 to 10. It uses conceptual, multiple-choice questions to focus on measuring how well the student has understood the skills and concepts underlying the school syllabus. ISTSE exam is conducted separately for students who applied online, i.e., individually and for students who applied through respected schools.

21. International Life Skill Olympiad (ILSO)

ILSO is the world's first online Olympiad to test young students' critical life skills quotient and compare them with the most skilled children's across the globe. Students of class III-XII from all over the world can test life skills aptitude using real-world scenario-based questions.

While preparing for the ILSO exam, students will also get exposed and acquire new life skills. With students participating from 100+countries, they all get to learn and evolve as truly global citizens.

22. National Economics Olympiad (NEO)

National Economics Olympiad conducted by the Shri Ram College of Commerce is a nationwide school Olympiad for students of classes 11 and 12. To be eligible for the Olympiad students should be pursuing their higher education in any recognized education board of India.

NEO Exam aims at assessing students knowledge on fundamental concepts on Economics. The exam has two rounds of the preliminary and final round. Both the rounds are conducted online as multiple-choice questions. The preliminary exam has four sections, including Economics, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, and Case Studies. Top-performing participants NEO Exam are awarded cash prizes and scholarships.

Upcoming Olympiad Exams Dates

Candidates can check the upcoming exam dates of all the Olympiad Exams conducted in India.

SOF Olympiad Exams Dates

SOF Foundation (non-profit Organisation) conducts Mathematics, Science, Computer, and Sports Knowledge exams. Below mentioned are the dates of upcoming SOF Olympiads.

SOF Exam Details 2020


1st Level Exam Date 1

1st Level Exam Date 2

1st Level Exam Date 3

2nd level Exam


7 & 8 November 2020

21 & 22 November 2020

5 & 6 December 2020

Single Level Exam


14 & 15 November 2020

28 & 29 November 2020

12 & 13 December 2020

2nd & 3rd Sunday of February 2021


19 & 20 December 2020

9 & 10 January 2021

30 & 31 January 2021

2nd & 3rd Sunday of February 2021


26 & 27 December 2020

2 & 3 January 2021

23 & 24 January 2021

2nd & 3rd Sunday of February 2021


Exam cancelled for academic session 2020-21



Single Level Exam


Exam cancelled for academic session 2020-21



Single Level Exam

Unified Council Olympiad Exams Dates

Unified Council realizes the mastery of fundamentals essential for students and focuses on strengthing their basics. With strong basics and excellent higher-order thinking skills, students will be capable of facing the competitive world with ease after completing his/her education. Check out the Unified Council Olympiad Exam dates for 2020.

Unified Council Olympiad 2020 Exams Dates
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Unified Cyber Olympiad (UCO)

  • 13 December 2020 (Sunday)
  • 20 December 2020 (Sunday)

Unified International English Olympiad (UIEO)

  • 27 December 2020 (Sunday)
  • 03 January 2021 (Sunday)

National Level Science Talent Search Examination (NSTSE)

  • 24 January 2021(Sunday)
  • 31 January 2021(Sunday)

Unified International Mathematics Olympiad (UIMO)

  • 10 January 2021 (Sunday)
  • 23 January 2021 (Saturday)

ASSET Olympiad Exam Dates

ASSET Olympiad Exams is a series of competitive examinations held at the school level, which tests the conceptual understanding and analytical skills behind each topic of the subject. The ASSET Olympiad Exams are tentatively conducted in the following month.

ASSET Olympiad Exam Months

ASSET Olympiad

ASSET Exam Months

ASSET English

  • Summer Round- August
  • Winter Round- December


  • Summer Round- August
  • Winter Round- December

ASSET Science

  • Summer Round- August
  • Winter Round- December

TERIIN Green Olympiad Exam Dates

TERIIN is an independent, multi-dimensional Foundation, with capabilities in research, policy, consultancy, and implementation. GREEN Olympiad is an associate annual written examination on setting initiated by the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in 1999. The examination is conducted by setting the education & awareness of TERI and attracts participation from faculty students across India and abroad.

Green Olympiad Exam Dates

TERIIN Olympiad

TERIIN Olympiad Dates

Green Olympiad

  • 26th November 2020
  • 17th December 2020

Silver Zone Olympiad Exams Dates

Silver Zone Olympiad Exams is a series of competitive examinations held at school levels in the National and International spheres. Start preparing for the Olympiad Exams by taking Silver Zone Olympiad Exams dates mentioned as a reference. 

Silver Zone Olympiad 2020 Exams Dates
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International Informatics Olympiad (IIO)

  • 3rd November 2020
  • 8th December 2020

International Olympiad of Mathematics (IOM)

  • 18th November 2020
  • 15th December 2020

International Olympiad of Science (IOS)

  • 25th November 2020
  • 17th December 2020

International Olympiad of English Language (IOEL)

  • 5th November 2020
  • 11th December 2020

Smart Kid General Knowledge Olympiad (SKGKO)

  • 6th November 2020
  • 9th December 2020

International Talent Hunt Olympiad (ITHO)

  • 26th November 2020
  • 18th January 2021

International Reasoning & Aptitude Olympiad (IRAO)

  • 3rd December 2020
  • 21st January 2021

International French Language Olympiad (IFLO)

  • 2nd December 2020
  • 20th January 2021

International Social Studies Olympiad (ISSO)

  • 27th November 2020
  • 22nd December 2021
Akhil Bhartiya Hindi Olympiad (ABHO)
  • 1st December 2020
  • 19th January 2021

EduHeal Foundation Olympiad Exams Dates

EduHeal Foundation is the only official Indian partner of Google and spearheads the google science fair initiative into Indian schools. It has also partnered with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Institute for promoting financial literacy. Test your luck with EduHeal Olympiad Exams and get the prestige certificate with Google and BSE official logo on your report card.

EduHeal Olympiad 2020 Olympiad Exams Dates
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International Cyber Olympiad (ICO)

July 2020 to January 2021

National Interactive Maths Olympiad (NIMO)

20th November 2020

National Interactive Science Olympiad (NISO)

19th December 2020

International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGO)

17th January 2021

International English Olympiad (IEO)

18th October 2020

National Biotechnology Olympiad (NBTO)

July 2020 to January 2021

National Space Science Olympiad (NSSO)

July 2020 to January 2021

Art & Clinic Contest (ACC)

6th September 2020

HummingBird Olympiad Exams Dates

HummingBird has started offering its services in schools of 4 countries outside India and became internationally recognized. Give Humming Bird Olympiad Exams and get internationally recognized. Find out the HummingBird 2020 Olympiad Exams dates and start preparing accordingly with the tips mentioned below.

HummingBird Olympiad Exams 2020 Test Dates
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Hummingbird Mathematics Olympiad (HMO)

  • 25 November 2020
  • 04 December 2020

Hummingbird Science Olympiad (HSO)

  • 26 November 2020
  • 05 December 2020

Hummingbird English Olympiad (HEO)

  • 27 November 2020
  • 07 December 2020

Hummingbird Cyber Olympiad (HCO)

  • 01 December 2020
  • 09 December 2020

Hummingbird General Knowledge Olympiad (HGO)

  • 28 November 2020
  • 08 December 2020

Humming Bird Talent Search Examination (HBTSE)

  • 02 December 2020
  • 10 December 2020

Humming Bird Commerce Competency Olympiad (HCC)

  • 04 December 2020
  • 12 December 2020

Humming Bird General Knowledge Olympiad (HGO)

  • 28 November 2020
  • 08 December 2020

Humming Bird Hindi Olympiad (HHO)

  • 05 December 2020
  • 14 December 2020

Humming Bird Spelling Competition (SpellBee)

  • 23 November 2020
  • 03 December 2020

Humming Bird Multiple Intelligence Test (HMIT)

  • 03 December 2020
  • 11 December 2020

Humming Bird Science Olympiad (HSO)

  • 18th November 2020
  • 5th December 2020

Humming Bird Aptitude & Reasoning Olympiad (ARO)

  • 07 December 2020
  • 15 December 2020

HBCSE Olympiad Exams Dates

HBCSE partners with multiple other government organizations to select the best and the brightest in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and junior science from the Olympiad Exams. These few students (4-8 students) are then sent along with teachers to compete in respective international Olympiad Exams and to represent their country at that stage. Prepare for the HBCSE Olympiad Exams by referring the exam dates given below in the tabular format and serve your nation at the international level. 

HBCSE Olympiad 2020 Exam Dates


Starting date

Ending Date

IMO 2020-21

October 15, 2020

March 7, 2021

IPhO 2020-21

October 15, 2020

February 7, 2021

IChO 2020-21

October 15, 2020

February 6, 2021

IBO 2020-21

October 15, 2020

February 7, 2021

IAAO 2020-21

October 15, 2020

February 7, 2021

IJSO 2020-21

October 15, 2020

January 17, 2021

ICAS Olympiad Exams Dates

ICAS Olympiad Exam is overseen by Educational Assessments Australia (EEA), a part of UNSW Global. The exam dates for the IAIS Olympiad exams are mentioned below in the tabular format: 

IAIS Olympiad 2020 Exam Dates
ICAS Olympiad

ICAS Olympiad Dates

IAIS Science

September 2020

IAIS Mathematics

September 2020

IAIS Digital Tech.

September 2020

IAIS English

September 2020

NOF Olympiad Exams 2020 Dates

National Olympiad Foundation constitutes docking of academic talent and social entrepreneurship, helping the ability to come out from the walls of the classroom. The exam dates for different Olympiad Exams has been mentioned below:

NOF Olympiad 2020 Exam Dates

National Olympiad Foundation Exams

National Olympiad Foundation Exams Dates

International Science Qualifier (ISQ)

January 22, 2021

International Math Qualifier (IMQ)

January 29, 2021

International English Qualifier (IEQ)

January 15, 2021

International GK Qualifier (IGQ)

January 08, 2021

International Commerce Qualifier (ICQ)

December 07, 2020

International Biology Qualifier (IBQ)

December 04, 2020

International French Qualifier (IFQ)

December 11, 2020

International Hindi Qualifier (IHQ)

November 27, 2020

International Aptitude Qualifier (IAQ)

December 18, 2020

Crest Olympiad Exam Dates

Get to know the updated exam dates of Crest Olympiad Exams.

CREST Olympiad 2020 Exam Dates
Crest Olympiad Exam Level 1 Exam Dates Level 2 Exam Dates

Crest Mathematics Olympiad (CMO)

  • 28th November 2020
  • 12th December 2020
  • 5th January 2021

30th January 2021

Crest Science Olympiad (CSO)

  • 5th Novemebr 2020
  • 7th November 2020
  • 5th December 2020
  • 17th December 2020

23rd January 2021

Crest English Olympiad (CEO)

  • 16th October 2020
  • 17th October 2020
  • 30th October 2020
  • 13th November 2020
16th January 2021

Crest Reasoning Olympiad (CRO)

  • 22nd December 2020
  • 12th January 2021

Crest Cyber Olympiad (CCO)

  • 18th December 2020
  • 19th December 2020
  • 8th January 2021

CREST International Spell Bee (CSB)

  • 15th December 2020
  • 9th January 2021

Indian Talent Olympiad Exam Dates

The Individual Olympiad Exams and exam dates conducted by the Indian Talent Olympiad are listed in the table below.

Indian Talent Olympiad 2020

Indian Talent Olympiad Names

Indian Talent Olympiad Exam Dates

International Maths Olympiad (IMO)

  • 8th December 2020
  • 2nd February 2021

International Science Olympiad (ISO)

  • 7th December 2020
  • 1st February 2021

English International Olympiad (EIO)

  • 9th December 2020
  • 3rd February 2021
General Knowledge International Olympiad (GKIO)
  • 10th December 2020
  • 4th February 2021

International Computer Olympiad (ICO)

  • 11th December 2020
  • 5th February 2021

International Drawing Olympiad (IDO)

  • 12th December 2020
  • 6th February 2021
National Essay Olympiad (NESO)
  • 9th December 2020
  • 3rd February 2021

National Social Studies Olympiad (NSSO)

  • 10th December 2020
  • 4th February 2021

International Spell E Olympiad (ISEO)

  • 11th December 2020
  • 5th February 2021

Other Olympiad Exams Dates

The organization or conducting body conducts only one Olympiad Exam and the exam date of these Olympiads are mentioned below:

Other Olympiad Exam Dates



Exam Date



27th September 2020









31st January 2020

IIT Guwahati


13th September 2020

National Economics Olympiad


1 November 2020

Olympiad 2020 Exams Preparation

Every parent asks a question when the Olympiad Exams season begins. How should our child prepare for Olympiad exams? To help those parents with the biggest question of the season, we have made an Ultimate Olympiad exams Preparation tips for the students.

It is crucial to recognize why one should prepare for Olympiad Exams? Olympiad exams act as a bridge to success. These Olympiad Exams build the foundation of a competitive career, other than academic curriculum. Olympiad exams help students in the following exam:

  • The Olympiad Exams tests conceptual understanding, analytical thinking, and logical approach towards the problem.
  • It helps in improving the performance at the school level and stay ahead in the competitive world.
  • The Olympiad exams assess students not just within class or school but also at different levels (zonal, national, and international level.
  • Olympiad Exams give early exposure to the student in a competitive world
  • It helps students to improve problem-solving skills, logical skills, and motivation & confidence.

These Olympiad Exams are commonly based on the Indian curriculum, and the syllabus is the same for that. You need to begin from NCERT books as they provide the foundation of your advanced knowledge, and students can refer to the NCERT solutions if there is something that requires help for clearing any subject doubts. Many Olympiad Exams offer scholarships on different levels. While going through the NCERT books of the different class will help in the following ways:

  • It will help students to cover the school curriculum in advance.
  • Prepare notes/underline key concepts.
  • Students are suggested to read the NCERT or similar book of one higher grade to understand advanced concepts.
  • The practice is always the key to enhance the performance and score a good rank in Olympiad Exams.

Olympiad Books

One of the most asked questions is which Olympiad book to refer to for the preparation? Here we have listed Olympiad wise books that you can consider for the preparation of the Olympiad exams. 

  • Science Olympiad Foundation: Students those who are interested in Science Olympiad Foundation exam can visit the offical website where they can download the reference books for different subjects and class. 
  • HBCSE: Organization conducts mathematics and science Olympiad at the national and international level for which the Olympiad preparatory books are provided on its official website itself.
  • EduHeal Olympiad: Students who are interested in the EduHeal Olympiad can also visit the official website to download the reference books and makeup to 10% off.
  • SilverZone Olympiad: There is a long list of preparatory books for students interested in giving Silverzone Olympiad where they can find various mock test papers. 
  • Unified Council: Get national, NTSE, and other scholarship test reference books for all the classes from the unified council website.

Additional Reference Books for Sample Papers

Students can also refer to the below mentioned additional reference books for sample paper download and Olympiad preparation.

  • Olympiad Champs Science Class 7 with Past Olympiad Questions 2nd Edition (English, Paperback, Disha Experts)
  • Olympiad Champs Cyber Class 4 with Past Olympiad Questions (English, Paperback, Disha Experts)
  • Olympiad Champs Science Class 4 with Past Olympiad Questions 3rd Edition (English, Paperback, Disha Experts)
  • Olympiad Champs English Class 8 with Past Olympiad Questions 3rd Edition (English, Paperback, Disha Experts)
  • Foundation Science for IIT-JEE, NEE, NTSE,or Olympiad Class 6 - 3rd Edition (English, Paperback, Disha Experts)
  • Foundation Mathematics for IIT-JEE, NTSE, or Olympiad Class 7 - 3rd Edition (English, Paperback, Disha Experts)
  • Olympiad Champs English Class 9 with 5 Mock Online Olympiad Tests

Olympiad Exam FAQ's

What are Olympiad Exams? 

Olympiad Exams are school-level competitive exams based on the school syllabus conducted by various independent government and private organizations.

How to apply Olympiad Exams? 

Students can apply for the Olympiad Exams in two ways, i.e., individually or through school.

  •  The Olympiad exams are privately organized, the registration for these Olympiad Exams is generally done through schools. The students from other countries like Nepal, Muscat, or Singapore can also appear for it.
  • Some of the Olympiad Exams permit individual participation. The students need not apply for these Olympiad Exams through your school, and they can register through the online application forms released by the conducting organization. 

What are the benefits of Olympiad Exams?

  • Test the understanding of the concept
  • Develops analytics and problem-solving skills
  • Improves academic performance
  • Stepping stone for future competitive exam

How do I prepare for Olympiad Exams?

Almost all Olympiad Exams are conducted on a similar syllabus that is taught at school. No reference books are required for the preparation of these exams. Students have to be clear with all the subject basics and concepts. The problems asked in these exams are very different from what students learn in the school. Questions are trickier and conceptual based, which requires the students to have a broad thought process to solve the variety of problems based on logic and concepts.

How to Participate in Olympiad 2020 Exams?

A prospectus containing the registration forms and Olympiad Exam dates for all exams conducted by the respected foundation will be sent to all schools registered with that particular foundation. Schools that are not registered may also request for prospectus by sending an e-mail to that Olympiad conducting foundation.

What is the use of Olympiad Exams?

  • It improves reasoning ability.
  • It gains additional knowledge.
  • It builds confidence in the student.
  • It provides a big platform.

Who conducts Olympiad Exams? 

There are many Olympiad Exams which are conducted every year across the globe. Below mentioned are the organization which conducted the Various Olympiad Exams:

  • SOF 
  • Unified Council 
  • Silver Zone
  • Humming Bird Foundation 
  • TERIIN Olympiad 
  • EduHeal Foundation 
  • IAIS Foundation 
  • Technothlon
  • SEAMO 
  • NOF 

Besides these popular Olympiad Exams, few other Olympiad Exams conducts at national and regional level exams.

What are the Topics in which Olympiad Exams are conducted? 

  • Computer science, cyber, or digital technology
  • Language (English, Hindi, French, or regional language)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • General Knowledge

How do I download Olympiad Exams admit card?

Either go to the official website of the concerned Olympiad Exams conducting foundation to download the official Olympiad admit card, or it will be mailed to the respected school authorities. So, students can ask the respective school authorities to provide Olympiad Exams hall ticket. 

What is the SOF Olympiad exam syllabus?

Olympiad Exams syllabus will be the school syllabus, i.e., syllabus of the board with which school is affiliated with, be it CBSE, ICSE, or any other state board. 

How to prepare for Olympiad 2020 Exams? 

  • Understand the pattern of Olympiad Exams
  • Understand the standard of questions asked in the Olympiad Exams
  • Know the relevant reference books for different Olympiad exams.
  • Consider your syllabus books as a primary source for preparation.

We have less than ten students in our school interested in taking part in the SOF Olympiad Exams. Can we still enroll for the test?

For less than ten students in a school, it is not viable for the foundation to hold the Olympiad 2020 Exams. Hence at least ten students should be enrolled from a school so that a school becomes a center. 

Can I take part in more than one Olympiad 2020 exam?

Yes, Students can take part in more than one Olympiad Exams. Although conducted by the same Foundation, NCO, NSO, IMO, IEO, IGKO, and ICO are entirely different competitions. Students can register for all the Olympiad Exams in a year as per class eligibility.

When are the results of the Olympiad Exams declared?

Results of the Olympiad Exams are declared within eight weeks of each examination. The results will be sent to the concerned schools. The Olympiad results are also made available on the individual organization website. 

I have already appeared for the Olympiad Exams while I was in a lower class? Can I give Olympiad Exams again?

Yes, this will allow you to improve your previous Olympiad Exams rankings, and if you are successful in doing so, you will again be eligible for certificates and prizes. 

Can I skip any questions during the test?

Yes, but many Olympiad Exams do not carry negative marks. In that case, try to avoid skipping questions.

For which classes, the Olympiad Exams are conducted?

Various organizations conduct Olympiad Exam for all the classes, and people tend to search for them in the trend mentioned below.

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