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Crest Cyber Olympiad Syllabus 2022

The CREST Cyber Olympiad (CCO) is an international competitive exam held online for students in classes 1-10. The exam is an objective test that students need to complete in 60 minutes. CCO is one of the best platforms for students to learn and improve their skills and knowledge of computers with its advancements. Crest Olympiad follows the same pattern as CBSE, ICSE/ISC, and any other recognized Indian boards. The exam consists of two parts the logical reasoning section and the achiever's section.

CREST Cyber Olympiad Syllabus

CCO Syllabus Highlights

Here are the highlights of the Crest Cyber Olympiad conducted by CREST Olympiads.

Highlights and syllabus details for Crest Cyber Olympiad 2021-22

Particulars

Details

Syllabus

CBSE, ICSE/ISC, and other state board syllabus

Question type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's)

Registration fees

  • National Schools: INR 225
  • International Schools: 10 USD

Exam duration

1 Hour

Mode of examination

Online

No. of questions

  • Class 1-4: 35 questions
  • Class 5-10: 50 questions

Marking scheme

  • Computers & IT Section: 1 mark for each correct answer
  • Achiever Section: 2 marks for each 

CREST Cyber Olympiad Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme

Given below is the examination pattern of CCO for all classes.

Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme for Crest Cyber Olympiad 2021-22

Class

Topic/Section

No. of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Marks

Total Time (in minutes)

1st to 4th

Computers & IT

25

1

25

-

Achievers Section

10

2

20

-

Grand Total

35

-

45

60

5th to 10th

Computers & IT

40

1

40

-

Achievers Section

10

2

20

-

Grand Total

50

-

60

60

CREST Cyber Olympiad Syllabus

CBSE, ICSE/ISC, and other state board syllabus is followed for the framing of test papers for the CREST Cyber Olympiad Syllabus. The medium of the exam should be English.

CCO Class 1 Syllabus

Section 1

  • Introduction to computers
  • Parts of computer
  • Uses of computer
  • Keys and keyboard
  • Computer mouse
  • Starting and shutting down the computer
  • Introduction to MS-Paint
  • Latest developments in the field of IT

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

Questions are based on Windows 7

CCO Class 2 Syllabus

Section 1

  • Computers-A smart machine
  • General information about computers
  • Parts of computer
  • Uses of computer
  • Learning to use a keyboard and mouse
  • MS-Paint
  • Latest developments in the field of IT

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

Questions are based on Windows 7

CCO Class 3 Syllabus

Section 1

  • Fundamentals of computer
  • General information about computers
  • Storage devices
  • Parts of computer
  • Uses of computer
  • Input and output devices
  • Introduction to the internet
  • MS-Paint
  • Introduction to MS-Word (opening, closing, saving & printing a word document, components of MS-Word window, editing commands like cut, copy, paste, undo, & redo, and moving in a document using home and end keys)
  • Latest developments in the field of IT

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2010.

CCO Class 4 Syllabus

Section 1

  • About computers (general information)
  • Evolution of computers
  • Parts of computer
  • Input and output devices
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • MS-Word (formatting a word document, font group, format painter, search using find & replace option, check spelling, and grammar using thesaurus)
  • Using windows
  • Introduction to the internet and its uses
  • Computer networks
  • MS-Paint
  • Latest developments in the field of IT

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2010.

CCO Class 5 Syllabus

Section 1

  • Input and output devices
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Storage devices
  • Memory–primary & secondary memory
  • MS-Paint
  • Introduction to multimedia
  • MS-Word (paragraph formatting using paragraph group, drop cap, document views, inserting graphics-pictures & shapes, clip arts, symbols, smart art, multimedia objects, text box, inserting header & footer in a document, and exploring its features)
  • Introduction to MS-PowerPoint (a component of MS-PowerPoint window & its features, inserting graphics-pictures & shapes, clip arts, symbols, smart art, multimedia objects, text box, inserting header & footer and exploring its features, running slide shows, and presentation views)
  • Internet
  • Computer networks
  • Using windows
  • Latest developments in the field of IT

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2010.

CCO Class 6 Syllabus

Section 1

  • History and generation of computers
  • Types of computers
  • MS-Windows
  • MS-Word (working with charts & tables, using page layout tab, and arranging multiple windows of a document)
  • MS-PowerPoint (creating a presentation using animation, custom animation & transitions, creating new slides using slides pane, outline pane & slides from an outline, working with hand-out & notes master, arranging multiple windows of a presentation, and working with charts & tables)
  • Internet & E-mail
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Input & output devices
  • Memory & storage devices
  • Latest developments in the field of IT

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2010.

CCO Class 7 Syllabus

Section 1

  • Fundamentals of computer
  • Evolution of computers
  • Memory & storage devices
  • Using Windows
  • MS-Word (links, mail merge, macros, and exploring styles group)
  • MS-PowerPoint (working with slides master & themes, advancing slides using hyperlink & actions, customizing, and broadcasting slide shows)
  • MS-Excel (components of MS-Excelwindow, editing & formatting cells in a worksheet, introduction to formulas, sorting & filtering data, macros, and features of insert & page layout tabs)
  • Internet & viruses
  • Networking
  • Latest developments in the field of IT

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2010.

CCO Class 8 Syllabus

Section 1

  • Fundamentals of computers
  • Internet & viruses
  • HTML
    • HTML, head, and title
    • Body (attributes: background, background color, text, link, A link, and V link)
    • Font (attributes: color, size, and face)
    • Centre and BR
    • HR (attributes: size, width, align, no shade, and color)
    • Comment tag (<! .H6, P, B, I, U, IMG, HTML Elements: A, (attributes: type, start), Li]
  • Flash CS6
  • MS-Access
  • Networking
  • MS-Word (exploring file tab, language & translate options, tracking features -comments, reviewing pane, tracking changes, comparing, combining & protecting documents, and working with references)
  • MS-PowerPoint (exploring file tab & slide show tab, comparing, combining, and protecting presentations) 
  • MS-Excel (exploring file tab, useful formulas & functions - if, even, odd, lcm, gcd, power, product, round, square, sum, min, max, average, count, upper, lower & replace, cell referencing, and using defined names group)
  • Memory & storage devices
  • Basics of cyber crimes
  • Cyber laws
  • Operating systems (introduction, features, and types-single user & multiuser)
  • Latest developments in the field of IT

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2010.

CCO Class 9 Syllabus

Section 1

  • Algorithms and flowcharts in programming
  • Visual basic and animations
  • HTML (links, anchors, and table tags)
  • MS-Word
  • MS-Excel (formula auditing, data tools, protecting & sharing workbooks/worksheets, and working with cell range)
  • MS-PowerPoint
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Input & output devices
  • Memory & storage devices
  • Flash CS6
  • Communication technology (networking, internet, and multimedia)
  • Operating systems (types-interactive (GUI based), real-time & distributed, and commonly used OS)
  • Windows
  • Latest developments in the field of IT

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2010.

CCO Class 10 Syllabus

Section 1

  • Fundamentals of computer
  • Operating system
  • Word processing tool
  • Networking
  • MS-PowerPoint
  • MS-Excel
  • HTML
  • Internet
  • Database management system (functions, types, and MS-Access)
  • Latest developments in the field of IT

Achievers Section: Higher-order thinking questions-syllabus as per section 1

Questions are based on Windows 7 and MS Office 2010.

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