International Olympiad of Science (iOS’ 15)

Silver Zone International Olympiad of Science (iOS’17)

Last date to apply

31 August 2017

About International Olympiad of Science (iOS’17)

International Olympiad of Science (iOS’ 17) is organised annually by Silver Zone Foundation in association with Mathematic Olympiad FoundationStudents from class 1 to 12 can participate in it and the examination will be based on the CBSE/ICSE and State Board syllabus of the respective class. The registration process will be carried out by the School for the students interested in participating in International Olympiad of Science (iOS’ 17). First 2 levels of the Olympiad examination will be conducted in the school itself.

The International Olympiad of Science is a test of competence and knowledge in Science. This gives the opportunity to the students to judge themselves at international levels. The tests at the local or regional level do not provide the judgment about the challenges ahead. iOS promotes Science talents from school to national and higher levels by recognising their merits and awarding them

iOS 17

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International Olympiad of Science Dates 2017

Events Particulars
iOS 17 registration starts 1 April 2017
Last date to apply for iOS’ 17 31 August 2017
IOS' 17 Exam date

Level 1: 15 November 2017 and 6 December 2017
Level 2: January/ February 2018
Level 3: July/ August 2018

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International Olympiad of Science (iOS’17) Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region India & Other Countries
Class/ Age Class 1 to 12
Details
  • Language: The language of the examination will be English only. 
  • Registration: Students will be registered through the school only.

Level wise eligibility of the students

  • All the students of classes 1st to 12 are eligible to take part in Level 1
  • Top 500 Olympiad rank holders of the 1st Level from each class will compete for top positions in a 2nd level examination. All Class 1st rank holders with minimum 75% of Marks with Minimum 75 Students from a particular school are also eligible for Level 2.
  • Olympiad 1st Rank Holders of classes 6 to 12 from 2nd level will be eligible for Level 3. Level 3 will be conducted at New Delhi, India.

International Olympiad of Science (iOS’17) Reward

The top rank scorers will be rewarded at every stage of the Olympiad examination. There are three levels of iOS’16 and top scorers from each level will be awarded the prize and opportunity to compete at the next level. The details of the prizes are as follow:

  • Level 1: The students scoring top rank will compete at the next level and the following prizes will be given in Level 1:
    • Wrist Watch will be given to candidates scoring rank among Top 4-10 ranks.
    • Candidates with ranks between top 11 to 25 ranks will get Exciting Gifts.
    • Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to candidates scoring rank among top 26 – 200 ranks.
    • Class Toppers (1st, 2nd and 3rd) from each class of every school will be provided with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals provided that they obtain minimum 50% marks in the Olympiad examination.
    • All candidates participating in the iOS’16 will be provided with Student Participation Certificate with their Class/Olympiad/Rank mentioned on them.
  • Level 2:
    • A Winner Trophy and Cash prize of Rs.51,000 will be given to the candidates scoring the First rank in class 11 & a Winner Trophy and Cash prize of Rs.1,00,000 will be given to the candidates scoring the first rank in class  12.
    • A TAB along with Winner’s Trophy will be given to the students of class 1 to 10 scoring the first rank.
    • A Digicam along with a Winner’s Trophy will be given to the candidates who scored Second Rank in the Olympiad Examination.
    • A Cash prize of Rs. 5,000 and a Winner’s Trophy will be given to the candidates scoring the Third rank in the Olympiad examination.
    • Topper Achievement Medals & Exciting Prizes will be given to the candidates scoring 1st  2nd & 3rd rank at the State level.
  • Level 3: An Educational trip to NASA will be offered to Top 2 rank scoring students in the third level of Olympiad Examination.

International Olympiad of Science (iOS’17) Application form and Process

The registration of the students will be done by their respective schools and the level 1 and 2 of the examination will be conducted in the school. The registration process will start from the 1 April 2017. The details of International Olympiad of Science (iOS’17) application Process are given below. 

The applications will be made offline and need to be done by the schools. Individual applications will not be entertained for iOS’17. There are two dates decided for the exam which is 15 November 2017 and 6 December 2017. The schools are required to select the date of exam according to their suitability.

Click here for Application (for schools)

Important Points related to iOS' 17 Application Form

  • The candidates have to pay the participation fee in order to participate in the iOS’17. The payment will be done either by Demand Draft or by account transfer. 
  • The Science Olympiad Examination will be conducted at three different levels and the top scorers from each level will advance to the next level.
  • The Olympiad is scheduled for the two dates i.e 15 November 2017 and 6 December 2017.
  • Any one of the following mentioned methods can be adopted by the schools in order to make the payment for the examination.
  • The payment related information is given below. The candidates are required to check the methods of paying the application fee.

Payment of iOS 17 Application Fee


To make the payment of the application fee, the candidates need to transfer the fee amount to the given savings account. The amount to be transferred to the saving account having details as mentioned below:

  • A/c Name: Society of Science Education
  • A/c Number: 913010028530471
  • Bank Name: AXIS Bank
  • Branch: Safdarjung Enclave
  • Swift code: AXISINBB015
  • IFSE Code: UTIB0001358

Fee Details for International Olympiads of Science 2017

  • For Schools in India: From the participation fee given below,  Rs 20 shall be retained by the school against its expenses towards honorarium of the invigilator and other expenses like postal expenses, DD charges and photocopying, etc. The cost of study material is not included in the fee.
  • For Schools Outside India: From the participation fee given below,  USD$2 shall be retained by the school against its expenses towards honorarium of the invigilator and other expenses like postal expenses, DD charges and photocopying, etc. The cost of study material is not included in the fee.
Particulars Participation Fee Cost of Study Material
For Schools in India Rs 120 Rs 280
For Schools Outside India USD$8 USD$14

 

Submission of Application Form

Candidates are advised to check the details of the application form and then make the final submission as the candidates need to know that once the application gets submitted, the candidates will not be able to change the details of the application form

The candidates should need to send the demand draft along with the application fee to the concerned department. The Demand Draft along with the completely filled application forms should be sent to the following address by courier or by post:

B-2, Ansal Chamber II,
Bhikaji Cama Place,
New Delhi - 110066, India.

International Olympiad of Science (iOS’17) Selection Process

The examination of IOS 17 will be conducted in 2 groups; the division has been done on the basis of the class of the participating students. The information related to the exam pattern and syllabus is as follow:

The pattern of Exam: There will be two groups in which the examination will be conducted and the question paper will have 5% to 10% questions from 'Applied Science':

  • For Classes 1-2:
    • Negative Marking: No
    • Duration: 60 minutes.
    • Number of questions: 30
    • Type of Questions: Multiple choice answers
  • For class 3-10:
    • Negative Marking: No
    • Duration: 60 minutes.
    • Number of questions: 40
    • Type of Questions: Multiple choice answers (on OMR sheet).

The level of Examination: There will be three levels of iOS’17 examination, out of these Level 1 & 2 will be conducted in the school while the Level 3 examination will be conducted in Delhi. The detailed information is as follow:

    •  Level 1 Examination will be conducted in respective schools on 15 November 2017 and 6 December 2017. The Examination is open to all students who want to appear in the examination.
    • Students scoring top 500 ranks will be eligible to take part in Level 2 of the Olympiad examination. The examination will be conducted in the month of January/February 2018.
    • The Level 3 of Olympiad Examination will be conducted in New Delhi and will be organised in July/ August 2018.

 The syllabus of the examination is different for different classes. Depending upon the class of the applicant the syllabus and sample papers can be downloaded from here.

International Olympiad of Science (iOS’17) Contact Details

Address:

B-2, Ansal Chamber II,
Bhikaji Cama Place,      
New Delhi - 110066, India

Contact Details:

E-mail: Info@silverzone.org
Phone: +91-11-26166210, 11, 12

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